- Stephen Armstrong, freelance journalist, London, UK
Burden can be minimized through better use of health IT
- by Joyce Frieden
News Editor, MedPage Today May 01, 2017
Behavioral health visits account for 87% of Medicare's telemedicine billings. But there is a pronounced uneven distribution of services across states.
The outcomes of patients who undergo non-elective surgery on weekends improve when hospitals use electronic operating room scheduling systems and bed-management systems.
- May 01, 2017
- Technical training is very different than long-term education: a different skill set is needed
- Training is not complete after initial EHR training: like the build team, the training team requires a long-term investment
- Training occurs in a variety of forms: no single approach works for all learners
More than 70 percent of healthcare providers are using telehealth or telemedicine tools to connect with patients in the inpatient and ambulatory settings.