CDH LIVE Combines Interpreters, Translators and Telehealth Technology to Remove Barriers and Improve Patient Care

For Spanish-speaking patients and their families, language and cultural barriers can heighten stress and anxiety when receiving medical care. Bridging these gaps requires access to support services that include a staff fluent in English and Spanish along with the proper tools for interpretation and translation. At the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), this [...]

By | November 5th, 2015|Clinical, General, Real World Examples, Technology, Telehealth|0 Comments

Well, I declare! It’s time for another episode of Telehealth Talk! (Episode 4)

  Episode 4 is about the patient experience. Delbert discusses how Telemedicine impacts stroke patients through the AR SAVES program and the patient's comfort level with real-time video consultation. Sarah discusses Angel Eye, a web cam that is available for the families of babies placed in the neonatal intensive care unit. Discussion continues [...]

By | October 13th, 2015|Clinical, Featured, General, Podcasts, Technology, Telehealth|0 Comments

Pull up a rocking chair, and get ready for a new episode of Telehealth Talk! (Episode 3)

  Episode 3 is all about teamwork. Sarah & Delbert discuss the collaboration needed to create a successful Telemedicine healthcare team. Sarah shares a case scenario about a mother and an unborn baby with a heart issue, the process used to identify team members and the resulting care/delivery plan. Delbert discusses how the [...]

By | September 14th, 2015|Clinical, Featured, General, Podcasts, Technology, Telehealth|0 Comments

3 Essential Technology Tools in the Telehealth Toolbox

For many patients, Telehealth/Telemedicine is a new way to receive healthcare. The process can be interesting and scary at the same time. Patients may ask questions, such as: • How is a secure and dependable internet connection established? • How is my privacy protected? • How is my health assessment going to be done? Technology [...]

By | August 28th, 2015|Clinical, General, Growing Your Program, Technology|0 Comments

LearnTelehealth.org at ATA 2013 and New mHealth Video!

New mHealth video Not quite sure what mHealth is? Let us help with this explainer video. mHealth or mobile health is changing the way caregivers provide health services. From helping patients record daily symptoms to monitoring diabetes, physicians are implementing mobile health into their systems. mHealth gives patients the opportunity to manage their own health [...]

By | April 30th, 2013|Technology|0 Comments

2012 mHealth Summit

During the first week of December, over 4,000 people from the health care and technology areas gathered together in Washington D.C. to meet about mobile health, mHealth. Everyone from developers to physicians attended the summit to learn and discuss how mHealth can and should be implemented in our systems that are about to all change due to health care reform.

By | December 18th, 2012|Technology|0 Comments

So, You Want an App?

Everyone wants to be in the App Store. There are over 500,000 iPhone apps in the Apple App Store and the average user has approximately 65 applications. While at first the idea of telling your customer/patient base that your app can be downloaded in the App Store was prestigious and technologically advanced, it is almost [...]

By | August 16th, 2012|Technology|0 Comments

Telehealth Stone Soup

Where is your industry on this chart? Chances are most of you are in health care so you're safe. I have the added bonus of being in health care AND e-Learning so I get double points (Triple if you count "Internet").     This is data taken from LinkedIn's 150+ million user base from a [...]

By | March 15th, 2012|Technology|0 Comments

mHealth Landscape for 2012 (Part 2)

(continued from mHealth Landscape for 2012 part 1) The Provider While it may be a mobile application developer's dream to stay "connected", this isn't necessarily the goal of many physicians. They like being disconnected for a time rather than easily accessible to their patients through emails or texts or some new mHealth app that increases [...]

By | January 18th, 2012|Clinical, General, Technology|0 Comments

mHealth Landscape for 2012 (Part 1)

The mHealth 2011 summit provided those of us new to mHealth with a broad overview of the landscape and what to look for in 2012. They have gratefully provided online videos of several presentations that you may also access at this link. I'll be jotting down some notes as I watch several of these and [...]

By | January 5th, 2012|Clinical, General, Technology|0 Comments