The COVID-19 pandemic has put a spotlight on telemedicine. Telemedicine providers and healthcare marketers can work together to strategically take steps to grow and sustain patient engagement.
With mental healthcare services in high demand, now’s the time to scale up systems to engage members with telemental services.
Tech giants have focused their attention on disrupting healthcare. Uber and Lyft have aligned themselves with the healthcare industry to address (and hopefully solve) pending issues.
Signs of growth in telemedicine are encouraging. However, adoption without strategic consideration could lead to costly mistakes. Here are seven actions that providers can take to optimize the introduction of telemedicine as a direct service to patients.
Healthcare startup Clover Health believes that traditional insurers in the Medicare space don’t do enough to leverage their data (as reported by Fierce HealthPayer), and it plans to compete for Medicare business via a technology-heavy model it says can save money and improve clinical outcomes. It may be working. As reported by Fortune, “In the […]
While patients and doctors work on their relationships with healthcare data, insurers are working out some of their own issues with technology. Whether through online cost and price transparency tools, new mobile apps or other digital health initiatives, payers are figuring out how to use technology to improve products and customer service for the same very compelling reason: it’s what consumers have come to expect.
The telehealth expansion isn’t the only factor impacting providers and payers. Also of note is how CVS Health embraces technology and collaborates with innovators who are already making advancements in the industry.
It’s long been said that necessity is the mother of invention. Now we can say that necessity is also the mother of adoption. Along with the rush to develop vaccines against Ebola, it’s apparent that the urgency to prevent epidemic spread may spur innovation beyond direct treatment.