Search Tag: telemedicine

Health Management

COVID-19 Superheroes

2020 03 Aug

COVID-19 has affected  15 million people  across the globe, and meanwhile, over 600,000 deaths are associated with it. Even my father, having some pre-conditions, passed away because of it. The healthcare systems and economies of more than 200 countries have been severely affected, also impacting healthcare workers both physically and psychologically.... Read more

Health Management

Digital Health After COVID-19 - #medicosfrentealcovid Experience

2020 03 Aug

Supporting the efforts to ‘flatten the curve’ of COVID-19 infections, a company in Spain has encouraged health professionals to volunteer and offer teleconsultations to the population using its telemedicine platform free of charge. An expert who led the project explains why this was necessary from a business perspective and how telehealth is... Read more

IT Management

eCBT Vs. Face-to-Face

2020 16 Jul

Antidepressants have long been used as medications for depression, although now treatment plans often combine psychotherapy with pharmacotherapy. Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), in fact, has been shown in studies to be as effective as antidepressants in reducing symptoms of depression. However, traditional face-to-face CBT is not always... Read more

IT Management

‘Your COVID Recovery’ – NHS Launches Online Rehabilitation Service

2020 06 Jul

A new on-demand recovery service being launched by the U.K. National Health System (NHS) will help those suffering post-coronavirus effects. The patients would be able to contact health professionals either online or by phone.   You might also like: Providing Alternative Outpatient Delivery Channels   Called ‘Your... Read more

Health Management

COVID-19 from the Perspective of Telemedicine

2020 23 Jun

A retired physician offers insights into COVID-19 telemedicine following a stint volunteering for a telephone support service for patients with the disease. After years of serving as a primary healthcare services manager in Barcelona and promoting the use of ICT, in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, I decided to volunteer as a... Read more

IT Management

Who Uses Telemedicine?

2020 23 Jun

During the COVID-19 pandemic, when physical distancing is necessary to help curb virus spread, telemedicine use has risen. A recent JAMA study looks into factors key in directing a patient’s choice of telemedicine use (via video or telephone) versus office visit.   You might also like : China Sees COVID-19 Telehealth Expansion  ... Read more

Executive Health Management

Imperatives for Rebuilding European Healthcare Systems Post-COVID-19

2020 11 May

How European healthcare systems can rebuild in the post-COVID-19 era. The COVID-19 crisis has laid bare the very foundation on which the European healthcare system is based. So many revelations, so many regrets. To bring this into perspective, let us look at some hard numbers. At the time of writing this article, the novel coronavirus had infected... Read more

Executive Health Management

Virtual Consultations: Now or Never

2020 11 May

Summary: The use of virtual consultation and telemedicine is expanding rapidly due to the coronavirus crisis. Patients want to avoid hospitals and the health system prefers to keep non-infected patients away from hospitals to reduce congestion. Oliver Wyman consulting ensures that more than 50% of medical appointments worldwide have been provided... Read more

Cardiology Management

COVID-19, Telemedicine and Mental Health

2020 17 Apr

Locked-down America has been converted to a country gravely in need of virtual therapy amidst the recent Coronavirus crisis. During these trying times, telemedicine has emerged as a viable solution to help connect people with health professionals. While the healthcare industry works to mark the issues that put a stop to comprehensive and widespread... Read more

Executive Health Management

SFS: Priority Investment in Digital Transformation

2019 25 Nov

Digitalisation of healthcare helps to improve patient outcomes in a cost-efficient way. Therefore, healthcare providers widely view it as a way to cope with the increasing demand for healthcare services, caused by aging populations, rising levels of chronic diseases and general changes in lifestyles. New research from Siemens Financial... Read more