Technology

For behavioral health, virutal becomes reality through telehealth

January 21, 2021

Although virtual visits as a whole have dropped off since their peak last spring, visits for behavioral health issues are still going strong, a reflection, in part, of the toll the COVID-19 pandemic has taken on the mental health of Americans.

The Need for Permanent RPM Reimbursement, Benefits of RPM Beyond COVID-19

January 06, 2021

Briana Contreras of MHE spoke with Josh Claman, CEO of Rimidi about the strong need for a permanent remote patient monitoring, or RPM, reimbursement reform, and how our health industry can come together to influence this change. The two also discussed the benefits of RPM technology for underserved, uninsured or Medicaid populations, and the benefits of RPM during and beyond the COVID-19 pandemic.

Opinion: Testing the AI waters: Healthcare’s Great Tech Transformation is Underway

December 05, 2020

Some leading hospitals have already started experimenting with deep learning based AI that applies most directly to medical imaging. In a few years, we will be taking many more uses of AI for granted. How does the healthcare industry get from here to there?

Automation in Health Systems and how it can be a Solution per Amy Dirks Stevens of AVIA

December 04, 2020

MHE's Briana Contreras spoke with Amy Dirks Stevens, EVP of Digital Strategy Performance and Practice Lead at AVIA health, for this week's episode of Tuning Into the C-Suite. The two talked about automation in health systems and how it can be a solution to challenges such as budget issues and creating more efficiency in the workplace. Also discussed were areas where health system leaders can begin to leverage artificial intelligence.

Telehealth: A Tipping Point for Behavioral Health Providers

November 30, 2020

In a time of lockdowns and concerted efforts to avoid exposure to COVID-19, telehealth is not only the hottest topic in healthcare, but also a boon to providers attempting to treat behavioral health patients in a holistic and cost-effective way.

5 More Takeaways About the Telehealth Boom

November 26, 2020

The second of a two-part story on 10 takeaways about the telehealth boom. The COVID-19 pandemic has been a bumpy ride in the U.S., featuring one controversy after another. One of the few areas of agreement is that the widespread adoption of telehealth amid the pandemic has been, by and large, a positive development.

5 Takeaways About the Telehealth Boom

November 25, 2020

The first of a two-part story on 10 takeaways about the telehealth boom. The COVID-19 pandemic has been a bumpy ride in the U.S., featuring one controversy after another. One of the few areas of agreement is that the widespread adoption of telehealth amid the pandemic has been, by and large, a positive development.

Defining Quality in Telehealth: An Urgent Pandemic Priority

October 24, 2020

Quality impacts health outcomes. But do in-person quality measures meaningfully translate to telemedicine? Do the same measures that predict a doctor’s ability to deliver excellent in-person care also predict if s/he is a good “virtualist?”