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Category: Telehealth


PODCAST: Telehealth and Caring for Dispersed Patients

As the healthcare arena shifts toward being more patient-focused, new telehealth initiatives are enabling care providers to offer virtual care to patients wherever they need it. This could include reaching them on a mobile device, in their hotel room or their homes. A key example of this is remote patient monitoring. This new approach allows […]

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TechSource Editor

June 18, 2015

Mobility + End User Devices  •  Telehealth  •  Wireless

Interview with Steph Warren, CIO, Department of Veterans Affairs on Telehealth

Recently, we’ve been focusing on telehealth here on TechSource. As we’ve written before, the military is leading the way in terms of telehealth adoption and serves as a shining example of the possibilities that telehealth technologies can enable. We had the opportunity to chat with Steph Warren, CIO, Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) on the […]

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TechSource Editor

March 24, 2015

Collaboration  •  Cyber Security  •  Telehealth

PODCAST: The Future of Telehealth and Collaboration

Telehealth is the use of electronic information and telecommunications technologies to support long-distance clinical healthcare, patient and professional health-related education, public health and health administration. This new movement is valuable because it enhances the access of care to virtually anyone in the U.S. The benefits are better health outcomes, lower hospital readmissions and enhanced patient […]

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TechSource Editor

March 18, 2015

Collaboration  •  Mobility + End User Devices  •  Telehealth  •  Wireless

Technologies Impacting Telehealth Adoption

With TED hitting the road and travelling to Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) locations across the U.S. to spread awareness for telehealth solutions, we’ve asked our TED partners to give us their input on the trends and issues that are driving telehealth adoption. We recently asked Rich Amador, Manager, Applications Support at Canon to give […]

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TechSource Editor

March 16, 2015

Collaboration  •  Mobility + End User Devices  •  Telehealth  •  Wireless

PODCAST: Priority Investments and Telehealth

The benefits of telehealth are tremendous, which include the ability to enhance patient care and access, while also lowering overall costs. In terms of challenges, telehealth is a new field and healthcare providers need to seek out partners who can help deal with billing, logistics, licensing, credentialing and service support. All of these elements play […]

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TechSource Editor

March 11, 2015

Telehealth

The Internet of Everything Opens the Door for Telehealth

Editor’s Note: As TED (Iron Bow’s mobile Telehealth Education Delivered vehicle) continues its journey across the U.S. to spread awareness for telehealth solutions, we’ve asked our TED partners to give us their input on the trends and issues that are driving telehealth adoption. Tapan Mehta, Global Healthcare Lead for Cisco Systems, gives his thoughts on […]

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Tapan Mehta

March 9, 2015

Digitization + IoT  •  Telehealth

Telehealth Enables Better Care Across Military, in Schools and in the Workplace

Since January, the Iron Bow TED (Telehealth Education Delivered) truck has been on the road travelling to Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) locations across the U.S. to spread awareness for telehealth solutions. TED hosts technologies that enable a telehealth solution to meet the needs of many government military health and commercial health organizations. As part […]

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TechSource Editor

March 4, 2015

Collaboration  •  Mobility + End User Devices  •  Telehealth  •  Wireless

PODCAST: Tackling Security Vulnerabilities in Healthcare

The recent Anthem Healthcare data breach, which compromised the personal records of as many as 80 million individuals, continues to demonstrate that virtually any industry is vulnerable to cyber-attacks. This breach also signals that now is the time for healthcare providers to take a long hard look at their data security strategies, and start making […]

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TechSource Editor

March 3, 2015

Cyber Security  •  Telehealth

3 Telehealth Trends in the Public Sector

Editors Note: As part of our ongoing series on telehealth, we are reaching out to our TED partners to get their take on the latest trends impacting telehealth adoption. Veronica Culver, Director of Corporate Marketing at KBZ, a Cisco Authorized Distributor, gives us her thoughts on the top three trends for public sector. Telehealth – […]

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Veronica Culver

February 25, 2015

Mobility + End User Devices  •  Telehealth  •  Wireless

Best Practice Telehealth Wound Assessment

Editor’s Note: With TED (Iron Bow’s mobile Telehealth Education Delivered vehicle) hitting the road and travelling to Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) locations across the U.S. to spread awareness for telehealth solutions, we’ve asked our TED sponsors to give us their input on the trends and issues that are driving telehealth adoption. We asked Mark […]

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Mark Nixon

February 19, 2015

Mobility + End User Devices  •  Telehealth  •  Wireless

Six Healthcare IT Transitions: The Hackers Delight

  From FDA (Food and Drug Administration) to FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation), they see a core issue bubbling up: The vulnerability of healthcare systems to cyber-attacks. Both agencies have issued an advisory in this regard in the last  year. FDA Advisory was focused on medical devices and hospital networks, while the FBI’s communication is […]

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Rajesh Vargheese

February 13, 2015

Cyber Security  •  Telehealth

U.S. HHS Cracks Down on HIPAA Non-Compliance

The healthcare industry is one of the most heavily regulated business types today. To secure electronic protected health information (ePHI), organizations look to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Security Rule and the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act. But they must also protect personal information, financial, and payment […]

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TechSource Editor

February 12, 2015

Cyber Security  •  Telehealth

Iron Bow Embarks on Telehealth Education Tour

Here on TechSource, we’ve reported about the increasing importance and adoption of telehealth, especially in the military. While civilian healthcare is limited by regulations in terms of telehealth adoption, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is not encumbered by state licensing rules and is free to use telehealth technology to deliver care to veterans throughout […]

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TechSource Editor

February 3, 2015

Collaboration  •  Mobility + End User Devices  •  Telehealth  •  Wireless