Technology

Healthcare’s Time is Now to Take Operations Virtual

March 10, 2021

Kristin Ficery, who leads Accenture’s North America Health, discusses recent Accenture research that discovered since the onset of COVID-19, 60% of patients want to use technology more for their healthcare. And nine out of 10 patients said quality of care was “as good or better” than before COVID-19.

Remote Care Advancement for Heart Failure, COPD and Diabetes Patients

February 24, 2021

In this week's episode of Tuning In to the C-Suite podcast, MHE's Briana Contreras spoke with Dr. Rob Kowal, chief medical officer of the Cardiac Rhythm and Heart Failure division at Medtronic. The two discussed how remote monitoring and IoT is changing healthcare and how remote technology is also gaining a wide-spread adoption to monitor patients at home who have chronic conditions like heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and diabetes.

For behavioral health, virtual becomes a 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.