The one term that you get to hear very often in healthcare settings is Electronic Health Record (EHR), a digital version of a patient’s report. Created in real-time, EHR makes patient information easily accessible to authorized users in a secure manner. For efficient use and management of EHRs, healthcare organizations are now relying on EHR… Continue reading Transforming Patient Care with EHR Integration
The emergence of new technologies has brought along opportunities as well as challenges. Their proliferation into the world of healthcare has left professionals grappling with changing regulations, interoperability issues, and loads and loads of inconsistent, unstructured data. We are up for a significant shift, and Gartner expects 35% of healthcare delivery organizations to have shifted… Continue reading FHIR – The Winning Edge for Successful Patient Engagement
We’ve been constantly striving to move towards automated, paperless processes in laboratories. Greater laboratory efficiency has always been a major motivator for doing so. The transition of course requires the right IT support, hardware, and a solid management system such as the laboratory information management system (LIMS). Today, laboratories rely on different tools to manage… Continue reading Choose the Cloud-based LIMS that’s best for you – Here’s how!
The modern healthcare systems are undergoing a period of transition migrating from reactive to proactive models. Just like other sectors, the healthcare sector has also become equally demanding and patients are no longer hesitating to switch to better healthcare systems if their expectations are not met. As the leading CRM solution in the world, Salesforce… Continue reading Improve Patient Experience with Salesforce Health Cloud
Telehealth opened the doors to remote care and cure at a time when visiting clinics for consultations became difficult. From just 11% in 2019 to 46% of consumers choosing telehealth in 2020, healthcare providers began seeing 50 to 175 times the number of patients than they did in pre-pandemic times. Up to $250 billion of… Continue reading Transitioning to Telehealth
The US healthcare system has been battling quite a few challenges as they continue to track outbreaks, and stay abreast of the latest developments on vaccines and the spread of the disease. But what became glaringly evident during the pandemic was the lack of EHR/EMR interoperability that made sifting through patient information and providing seamless… Continue reading Steps to Achieve EHR/EMR Interoperability to Put Patient at the Center of Healthcare
The healthcare industry is facing the biggest challenges (and opportunities) in the prevailing situation. Traditional modes of delivery of care have been disrupted, coordinating patient care is driving the demand for sharing data across silos and technology is playing a vital role in enabling remote diagnostics, tracking treatment effectiveness, and monitoring patients while they recover… Continue reading Extract 40%+ efficiencies in Healthcare with Robotic Process Automation
2020 brought along challenges as well as opportunities for diverse sectors including healthcare. We’re now stepping into an era of digital transformation that will push the boundaries for healthcare in incredible ways with a profound impact. As per the Council for Affordable Quality Healthcare’s 2020 Index, the US healthcare industry is missing out on billions… Continue reading Top 7 Trends That Will Drive Healthcare in 2021
The healthcare industry has been steadily expanding, owing to a rising aging population and the growing trend of wellness centers. With a pandemic in the mix, however, the industry has been left burdened and unprepared. The silver lining here is that people have embraced telehealth services. With the onset of Covid 19, the number of… Continue reading Cloud: a lifeline for the healthcare Industry
Healthcare data is strictly governed by compliance. Here’s how you can ensure HIPAA compliance on the healthcare cloud. The healthcare sector is fragmented, complex, and hyper-local. There are over 100 healthcare systems in the US, 280 health information exchanges, and over 5500 hospitals. One million physicians are addressing the healthcare requirements of 320M Americans. While… Continue reading The Importance of Small data vs Big Data for Healthcare
Cloud computing has overcast most, if not all, industry segments because of the benefits it offers. From manufacturing to e-commerce, banking to insurance, and education to real estate, industries are adopting cloud for its inherent benefits. The healthcare industry is also undergoing considerable change with healthcare organizations focusing on delivering ‘smart healthcare’ which means non-traditional… Continue reading How to Ensure HIPAA Compliance in the Healthcare Cloud?
Introduction Pedometers, smart blood sugar meters, wireless EKGs, symptom trackers for patients with asthma, connected inhalers for COPD, ingestible sensors—the Internet of Things (IoT) has changed the game in the healthcare industry. According to a market research report, IoT Healthcare market is projected to grow to USD 158.07 Billion by 2022, at a CAGR of… Continue reading Internet of Medical Things – The Trigger for Healthcare Transformation
The healthcare segment is witnessing a healthy growth fueled by an aging population and increased focus on wellness by consumers. The current estimation is 11-17% increase in demand for healthcare resources between 2014 and 2025. Healthcare organizations are meeting this demand by focusing on IT-enabled patient care. Cloud based healthcare services seems to in a… Continue reading How Cloud Computing is Impacting Healthcare Services
Before you dive into the importance of big data analytics in healthcare, you can learn about the importance of small data vs big data in healthcare. Global healthcare is in a state of flux with big data analytics emerging as a powerful tool to transform clinical, operational, and administrative functions among others. The healthcare IT… Continue reading Big Data Analytics Can Play an Important Role in Healthcare
Healthcare records, as of now, remain disjointed because of the lack of common architectures and regulations that permit the safe transfer of data between stakeholders. For example, an updated patient’s clinical data is stored in a database within the hospital or within a defined network of stakeholders. As a paradigm shift in information distribution, Blockchain… Continue reading Why Blockchain Technology is Disrupting the Healthcare Industry