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 […]

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 […]

VOLA’s Telemedicine Hosting Platform and Software

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Telemedicine’s Continued Expansion In short, telemedicine is continuing to transform the way people gain healthcare access in communities across the United States and around the globe. It is bringing quality healthcare to the people who need it the most, and has the potential to dramatically increase access to care even in places where it has […]

[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 […]

Improving Rural Access to Healthcare Through Telemedicine

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Health inequity can often be a product of geographical isolation, but it can also be the result of different health outcomes among different people who live in communities with different characteristics. Some of the challenges for rural healthcare providers is reliable access to healthcare.  Telemedicine and other tools help to improve accesses, reduce the cost […]

How Telemedicine Powers Healthcare Equity

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In the not so distant past, quality healthcare delivery had been relegated to few, making healthcare an extremely unequitable sector of the US. As we have seen, this only resulted in increased cost for care by reducing access to care at any given time. As a result, the health care system continues to be out […]

Technology Trends in Telehealth and Connected Care

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There are many trends in telehealth and healthcare technology that will continue to shape the way we technology impacts interactions between doctors and patients. Some of these trends include: EMR: One trend that has already developed is the increased use of electronic medical records (EMR) by medical providers. Electronic medical records contain information about a […]

Telemedicine vs. In-Office: A Duality of Care for Healthcare Providers

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Telemedicine allows providers and patients to see one another in real-time using internet connected tools such as laptops and mobile communication devices. “In-office” refers to the traditional doctor and healthcare experience. The balance of telemedicine and in-office care are rapidly impacting the healthcare industry. More providers are offering these innovative services to their patients and […]

The Role of Connected Health in Patient Engagement

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The implementation of patient-centric connected healthcare is becoming increasingly utilized. The way patients experience and manage their personal healthcare has changed dramatically in recent years. At the same time, healthcare managers are challenged with implementing and maintaining quality health care delivery that engages patients and their care providers. Patient empowerment through digital technologies such as […]