Tag Archives: Hospitals

Hospitals are turning to telehealth to manage scarce physician resources

New flexibilities for telehealth reimbursement and expected changes for 2019 and beyond are making its use more widespread. Providence St. Joseph Health headquartered in Washington State, has been working for over 12 years on its telehealth program and the technology, in fact, has become necessary as a way to leverage the scarce resources of physicians… Read More »

What hospitals need in the age of consumerism: guerrilla marketing

There’s a battle going on between health systems for covered lives. There’s also an internal battle within organizations between keeping the status quo of what has traditionally worked coming up against new, very targeted approaches to gain consumer share. Whether hospitals have a powerhouse brand or a small marketing department, there are distinct advantages in… Read More »

Most hospitals sharing data, but challenges remain, ONC says

Brief Published Dec. 20, 2018 Dive Brief: A majority of hospitals used more than one electronic method to routinely exchange patient care summaries with external organizations in 2017 — 78% to send records and 61% to receive them, a new Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT analysis shows.  Hospitals typically used health information… Read More »