Archive for the ‘Social Media’ Category

Infographic: Why Advanced WiFi Is Essential to Healthcare

March 26th, 2014 by Jackie Lyons

Inaccessibility to WiFi leads to a loss in time of almost 45 minutes per day at healthcare organizations, which results in a $1 million loss each year, according to a new infographic from Inspire WiFi.

This infographic illustrates why advanced WiFi connectivity is indispensable to organizations in the healthcare industry and how it mitigates the concerns related to the complexity of wireless.

You may also be interested in this related resource: 2013 Healthcare Benchmarks: Telehealth & Telemedicine . Telehealth’s broad reach encompasses telemedicine — the use of telecommunications technology to deliver clinical diagnosis, services and patient consultations — as well as the exploding field of mobile health. This resource documents trends and metrics on current and planned telehealth and telemedicine initiatives and includes a year-over-year comparison of telehealth trends from 2009 to present.

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Infographic: The State of Mobile Technologies in Healthcare Today

March 10th, 2014 by Jackie Lyons

More progress needs to be made in developing a long-term financial approach regarding the ROI and payment of mHealth, according to a new infographic from HIMSS.

Only half of healthcare organizations who responded to HIMSS’ third annual analytics mobile survey formally measure ROI related to their mHealth investments, the infographic shows. The infographic also identifies mHealth technology, new care models, privacy, standards, interoperability, barriers and benefits.

You may also be interested in this related resource: mHealth: Global Opportunities and Challenges. This 310-page resource offers a groundbreaking and insightful overview of the field of mHealth as its unfolding globally in the 21st century.


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Infographic: Physician Use of mHealth Affects Patient Satisfaction, Clinical Outcomes

January 27th, 2014 by Jackie Lyons

In the post-reform healthcare environment, patient experience and satisfaction rank as high priority goals for healthcare organizations, along with improving clinical outcomes and reducing total cost of care. The key to accomplishing these goals is digital health technology, according to a new infographic from Booz & Company.

Physicians are 250 percent more likely to own a tablet than any other consumer, and more than half find it expedites their decision making, according to Booz & Company. This infographic also outlines smartphone adoption, online patient/physician communication, patient use of mobile health (mHealth) technology and more.

M-Health Physician Use of Mobile Technology

 title= You may also be interested in this related resource: 7 Patient-Centered Strategies to Generate Value-Based Reimbursement. With clinical outcomes and cost of care hinging on patient satisfaction, patient-centered strategies are necessary to generate substantial reimbursement. This resource explores these and more of the seven healthcare areas ripest for development in 2014.

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Infographic: The Guide to the Future of Medicine

November 19th, 2013 by Jackie Lyons

Digital literacy is readily available to patients and meaningful use of social media is already in progress, while home diagnostic tools still need time to develop, according to a new infographic from Science Roll.

This infographic shows which stage of healthcare delivery and the practice of medicine is affected by emerging trends, whether the trends affect patients or healthcare professionals, and the practicability of trends and whether they are already available or not.

The Guide to the Future of Medicine

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You may also be interested in this related resource: Drug Benefit Trends and Strategies: 2013.

One-Minute Health Metrics Video: Mobile Health

November 14th, 2013 by Jackie Lyons

Used a smartphone app for health reasons lately? Chances are your patients and health plan members have, too. The use of mobile health (mHealth) technologies has transformed the exchange of healthcare data, with mobile apps monitoring everything from blood sugar to medication adherence, and text-based reminders urging smokers not to give into that craving.

In fact, some studies predict that mHealth technologies can save from $1.96 billion to $5.83 billion in healthcare costs by the year 2014. This One-Minute Metrics video summarizes mobile health practices of 150 healthcare organizations from HIN’s first mHealth e-survey conducted in March 2013.

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Infographic: Mobile + Apps = Healthcare Future

November 13th, 2013 by Jackie Lyons

Numbers show that mobile health (mHealth) apps are not only growing, but they will also play a large role in healthcare in the future.

More than 50 percent of patients downloaded health information from the Internet in 2012, according to a new infographic from IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics. This infographic also includes the barriers to mHealth implementation, reasons for gaps in use, generational differences in use and four factors necessary to drive mHealth apps.

Mobile + Apps = Healthcare Future

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Infographic: On the Road to Information-Driven Healthcare

October 24th, 2013 by Jackie Lyons

Innovative technology is changing the field of healthcare from increased patient engagement to the implementation of electronic health records (EHRs) to genomic and personalized medicine.

Ninety percent of healthcare CIOs view IT innovation as critical to success, according to a new infographic from Dell. The infographic also provides details on desktop visualization, EHR statistics, the use of social media, telehealth and mobile devices, as well as potential challenges such as data security, shortages of health IT workers and more.

On the Road to Information-Driven Healthcare

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Infographic: mHealth – A Check-Up On Consumer Use

October 11th, 2013 by Jackie Lyons

Despite strong interest in mobile health (mHealth), consumer adoption of mHealth technologies remains limited, according to Deloitte’s 2013 Survey of U.S. Health Care Consumers.

Thirty-five percent of respondents say they are concerned that the privacy and security of their personal information might be at risk when using a mobile device to access health records or tests online, according to a new infographic from Deloitte. This infographic incorporates other findings from the survey, including the demand for mHealth, what consumers’ use of mHealth technologies looks like today, and other aspects consumers are skeptical about.

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You may also be interested in this related resource: 2013 Healthcare Benchmarks: Mobile Health.

Infographic: Healthcare in the Digital Era

October 3rd, 2013 by Jackie Lyons

The use of digital health technologies and social media has transformed the exchange of healthcare data, with mobile apps monitoring everything from blood sugar to medication adherence, and text-based reminders urging smokers not to give into that craving.

One in four people use social media to follow the health experience of others, according to a new infographic from SolomonMccown&. This infographic also presents data on the role of search engines in healthcare research, how social media creates more engaged and aware patients, and how digital healthcare is affecting today’s industry.

Healthcare in the Digital Era

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You may also be interested in this related resource: Establishing, Managing and Protecting Your Online Reputation: A Social Media Guide for Physicians and Medical Practices.

Infographic: Doctors Go Digital, State By State

September 12th, 2013 by Jackie Lyons

Implementing electronic health records (EHRs) can transform care delivery and reduce potential errors that lead to adverse events.

More than half of all physicians are now using EHRs, but the numbers vary widely by state, according to a new infographic presented by Xerox. This infographic shows nationwide averages for EHRs by state, as well as the use of e-prescribing, by physicians.

Doctors Go Digital, State By State

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