Category: Healthcare

Telemedicine: The Final Frontier

May 26, 2015, by Amanda Jansen in Healthcare, Polycom

The iconic television series, Star Trek immortalized the words “to boldly go where no one has gone before.” While the line referred to the exploration of space, today the phrase aptly applies to telemedicine and its applications in healthcare.   IVCi and Polycom hosted a webinar that explored how telehealth initiatives can be implemented into your organization. The webinar discussed the changing landscape of healthcare and how telemedicine is boldly allowing health care professionals to “go where no one has gone before.”   In the U.S. we spend roughly 77% of our time at work and at home. The majority of our time is …

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On February 25th, 2015 IVCi and GlobalMed hosted an hour long webinar exploring the use of telemedicine for virtual at home consultations.  Uncover the benefits of remote home health visits using the TES Transportable Exam Station including: Increased CMS reimbursements Convenient automatic record keeping including photos taken using the various scopes Increased patient engagement with screen sharing The unique benefits of a healthcare provider visiting the home Improve patient provider interactions VIEW THE WEBINAR RECORDING!  

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Welcome to our bi-weekly recap of the week’s best articles surrounding collaboration. Do You Have the Tools to Manage your Video Telehealth Service? For a video telehealth environment, it is critical to offer high-quality, reliable and secure virtual meetings between doctors and patients. The biggest part of this is ensuring there are sufficient network infrastructure resources and capacity available to support the virtual meeting demands for many types of meetings. A Glimpse Into the Future of Mobility The massive growth in mobile use is rippling across every industry. Businesses are increasing wireless speeds to meet employee demand, and thinking more about security with the …

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On February 17, 2015 IVCi and Cisco hosted a webinar that explored the patient portal and took a deep dive into telemedicine and how advanced health record systems make it easier for doctors and patients to engage. Check out the recording and explore the idea of collaboration for healthcare an how technology such as the patient engagement platform can facilitate a whole new level of interaction!

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As another whirlwind year has to a close and a new one has arrived, it is time to look back on what has been accomplished last year and set some goals for the new one! Here is a look at some of our top blog posts from 2014. We hope you enjoyed reading them as much as we enjoyed writing them! Web Conferencing vs. Video Conferencing Video conferencing and web conferencing are two commonly confused technologies. Traditionally, these two applications were very different. At a very basic level, web conferencing focused on content sharing while video conferencing focused on providing face-to-face interaction. However, …

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Top 5 Healthcare Technology Trends: 2015

January 5, 2015, by Danielle Downs in Healthcare

2014 brought exciting developments in the area of healthcare delivery via technology. Reimbursement, telehealth and ACOs saw massive growth and adoption. 2015 promises even more exciting news and advancements all in the name of delivering quality patient care. Check out our eMag on the the Top 5 Healthcare Technology Trends: 2015 What do you see as the major areas for growth and advancement in healthcare technology in 2015? Leave a comment, we’d love to hear from you!

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INFOGRAPHIC: Elves Using Telemedicine

December 22, 2014, by Danielle Downs in Healthcare, Infographics

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Part of the magic of the holiday season is that people of all faiths get time to gather with family and friends to spend time together, enjoy great food and exchange gifts. For those who celebrate Christmas, Santa and his Elves are hard at work to bring gifts and joy to the world over. This process is not without its challenges, as Elves can get slowed down by illness and their gift production metrics drop! Thanks to the miracle of modern technology, Santa can now utilize telemedicine and remote health technology to keep …

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It seems as though every week there are new announcements around telehealth. There has been an explosion of new companies, technologies and regulations being reported and released, and with this growth comes many questions around how to implement and promote the adoption of telemedicine strategies. When a healthcare organization decides to deploy a telemedicine program, it is imperative to the success of the roll out to ensure adoption by the healthcare providers who will be using it. Simply defining the benefits of telemedicine is not enough to get most clinicians on board. With many providers over-booked and often behind schedule, the …

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Welcome to our bi-weekly recap of the week’s best articles surrounding collaboration. Cisco Debuts ‘Project Squared’ Collaboration App The company hopes ease of use and broad integration with the elements of collaboration will drive consumer/BYOD-style adoption by users. The app’s name comes from Rowan Trollope’s edict to his team that the product they were developing had to be not just a little better than existing collaboration apps, but an order of magnitude better. The other crucial imperative was not to create another island of collaboration, but to integrate with the existing tools a user has, to make the whole thing work better. Polycom’s …

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With the announcement of the CMS’ new ruling, things have been all a buzz around the topic of telemedicine. With the end of year quickly approaching and next year’s initiatives being hammered out, its important for any healthcare organization to be well versed on what technology is available and how it is improving patient care and healthcare operations. I have scoured through many great articles and news surrounding the topic of telemedicine, here are some of the highlights from this month. Great Articles/Resources From Around The Web: How Mobile Health Is Changing Care Delivery This is a great article showcasing how new mobile health …

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