COVID-19


April 14, 2021

Virtualization in Healthcare: Promoting Streamlined Access to Care

In a study of 2,000 adults from around the United States, two-thirds of respondents stated that COVID-19 increased their willingness to try telehealth in the future. This is in comparison to about 25 percent who expressed they hadn’t previously considered it an option

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February 17, 2021

Telehealth: By the Numbers

In the 1920s, radios were used to communicate medical advice to clinics on ships. Thirty years later, two Pennsylvania physicians exchanged radiologic images through telephone lines. A little more than 20 years ago, the University of Alaska Anchorage and the Alaska Native Health Board created the Village Telemedicine Project to provide telemedicine equipment to four regional hospitals and 20 village clinics to benefit Alaska Native people.

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July 13, 2020

Telehealth: Tackling Challenges of Healthcare During COVID-19

Probably one of the industries most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic is healthcare. Physicians and nurses are working endless hours to treat patients, and hospitals and health systems are trying to ramp up their testing capabilities for the influx of people who suspect they have the new coronavirus.

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June 08, 2020

Five Things COVID is Teaching Us About the Patient Experience

In the school of hard knocks, the coronavirus is the new headmaster.

COVID-19 administered a nearly impossible financial test to physician practices, forcing them to quickly rethink the way they deliver care.

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May 11, 2020

Avoiding Physician Burnout From COVID-19

Tips for Healthcare Professionals to Decrease Stress During the Pandemic

You already know that many physicians experience burnout due to their chosen profession. We’ve covered in previous blogs how they report it at rates two times greater than non-physician working adults and that the issue costs the healthcare industry between $500,000-$1 million per doctor. In addition, it’s been directly linked to an array of problems, including decreased patient satisfaction and care quality, physician alcohol and drug abuse and addiction and high malpractice risk and physician and staff turnover. 

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April 20, 2020

Epion Health Responds to COVID-19 Pandemic with Free Software Platform

Mount Carmel Health System is among many to take advantage of mobile check-in product, providing an immediate solution to healthcare delivery in time of crisis 

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