Overcoming Challenges in Direct-to-Consumer Laboratory Testing

Increased demand for DTC Testing The direct to consumer (DTC) laboratory testing industry is on the rise and projected to keep growing throughout the decade, with more and more companies offering tests that can be ordered online and delivered directly to the patient. This type of testing allows patients to easily and conveniently access medical […]

How Interoperable Digital Solutions Drive The Continuum of Care

The Importance of System Interoperability on Continuum of Care The continuum of care involves all the processes a patient takes from prevention, to consultation, to diagnosis, to post-operative care, and everything in between. Furthermore, it includes the entire process from prevention to physical care delivered by a primary care physician, medication management, and post-operative rehab. […]

Telemedicine: New Studies Highlight Virtual Care’s Effectiveness

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Telemedicine: New Studies Highlight Virtual Care’s Effectiveness While telemedicine is gaining popularity, barriers to adoption of this new method of care remain. Most of these obstacles are related to the technology, but some can be overcome with training and change management techniques. Additionally, a focus on policy change can eliminate many of these barriers. Many […]

6 Advantages of Using a SaaS Solution For D2C Testing

When it comes to direct-to-consumer (D2C) laboratory testing, flexibility is often overlooked. Complicating matters, commercially available packages differ widely in their flexibility and cost. For instance, some vendors offer LIMS with the ability to add D2C aspects. But this often means spending money on custom programming that your lab doesn’t need. In addition, custom LIMS […]

Optimizing Your D2C Laboratory Testing Solution

Direct-To-Consumer Laboratory Testing Direct-to-consumer laboratory testing, also known as direct access testing, permits consumers to order laboratory tests directly from a laboratory without necessarily having to work with a healthcare provider. These test results may be used to monitor an existing health condition, identify a previously unknown medical disorder, or provide data regarding personal health […]

Hybrid Healthcare: Leveraging a Virtual and In-Person Approach

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The Future is Hybrid Because of the pandemic, telemedicine went from a practice optional fridge benefit, to a must have. The pandemic *appears* to be waning for the time being, so what does this mean for digital healthcare, considering the explosion of telemedicine and digital appointments we saw in ’20 and ’21 ? Physical (in-office […]

3 Performance KPIs to Optimize Laboratory Quality and Productivity

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Performance Metrics to Optimize Laboratory Quality and Productivity In addition to evaluating internal lab quality, performance metrics can help identify areas of weak performance and provide the necessary direction to improve these areas. The implementation of such measures requires management to prioritize competing objectives and devise workable solutions. Benchmark metrics help ensure that the quality […]

Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM): Improving Patient Experience & Outcomes

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How Remote Patient Monitoring Is Improving the Patient Experience Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) technology enables doctors to monitor patients from anywhere. Furthermore, RPM technology has developed to the extent that the patient can be allowed normal daily activities at home while still being monitored with the use of modern communication and wearable sensor technologies. Sensors […]

SaaS Solutions to Streamline Your COVID-19 Testing Program

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An unfortunate truth we all currently face, COVID-19 is not going away any time soon. Whether your practice is a hospital, laboratory, or pharmacy, you’ll need digital solutions to streamline your COVID-19 testing program. VOLA’s Connected Health Ecosystem makes it easy to schedule, track, and communicate results for a COVID-19 test with a single click, […]

[Infographic] The continued rise of telehealth & RPM, by the numbers

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic redefined healthcare models and changed the landscape for healthcare consumers. Today, we’ll look at trends that shaped 2021 in telehealth and RPM. Source: https://www.ruby.com/infographic-telehealth-in-2021-and-beyond/ Source: https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/telehealth/7-stats-that-show-how-americans-used-telehealth-in-2021.html Source: https://chironhealth.com/blog/from-around-the-web-11-fabulous-infographics-about-telemedicine/ Remote patient monitoring and telehealth will continue to grow due to their ability to meet increasing healthcare needs. In rural areas, these technologies […]