Archive for the ‘Web 2.0’ Category

HINfographic: Digital Health Connects Complex Comorbid to Care Management

June 27th, 2016 by Melanie Matthews

In evaluating candidates to engage in digital health, those with chronic comorbidities are prime targets, say 58 percent of respondents to the 2016 Digital Health Survey by the Healthcare Intelligence Network. Diabetes tops the list of chronic conditions ripe for connected health interventions, report 58 percent.

A new infographic by HIN examines which populations are targeted by digital health initiatives, the percent of healthcare organizations that have adopted digital health and how digital health programs are staffed.

2016 Healthcare Benchmarks: Digital Health2016 Healthcare Benchmarks: Digital Health assembles hundreds of metrics on digital health strategies from hospitals, health insurers, physician practices and other responding organizations, charting the growth of digital health and its expanding role in population health management.

2016 Healthcare Benchmarks: Digital Health examines program goals, platforms, components, development strategies, target populations and health conditions, patient engagement metrics, results and challenges reported by more than 100 healthcare organizations responding to the February 2016 Digital Health survey by the Healthcare Intelligence Network. Click here for more information.

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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: Healthcare.gov is Fundamentally Flawed

November 22nd, 2013 by Jackie Lyons

The launch of the healthcare.gov website was plagued with large-scale problems, and some of the issues have yet to be fixed.

Only .38 percent of visitors- or 36,000 people - were able to complete enrollment on the healthcare.gov website, according to a new infographic from Healthcare-Administration-Degree.net. This infographic also outlines specific issues with the site, market efficiency, repercussions of centralizing health data and more.

Healthcare.gov is Fundamentally Flawed

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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: 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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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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Infographic: The Future of E-Learning in Healthcare

August 30th, 2013 by Jackie Lyons

E-Learning and electronic health records (EHRs) are playing significant roles in the healthcare industry driven by health reform legislation.

Although only 20 percent of U.S. hospitals had EHRs in 2010, healthcare practitioners that don't adopt EHRs by 2015 will suffer significant cuts in Medicare and Medicaid reimbursements. A new infographic from AMVONET describes meaningful use standards, e-learning challenges, healthcare professional expectations for e-learning solutions, and more.

Future of E-Learning in Healthcare

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Infographic: Healthcare Online

August 23rd, 2013 by Jackie Lyons

The increased cost and complexity of healthcare options today is driving patients and physicians to turn to the web for information.

Thirty-one percent of people ages 18-24 who own a smartphone or tablet use the device daily to research a health issue, according to a new infographic from Acquity Group. This infographic also includes reasons patients search for health information online; a demographic profile of who looks at information online; smartphone owners who use apps to track or manage health; reasons physicians, caregivers and specialists use the internet for work; and much more.

Healthcare Online

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Infographic: The Internet as Health Diagnostic Tool

March 12th, 2013 by Patricia Donovan

A recent survey by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project explored how U.S. adults are using the Internet and digital technology as tools related to health and healthcare. Among their findings:

  • 81 percent of U.S. adults use the Internet and 59 percent say they have looked online for health information in the past year.

  • 35 percent of U.S. adults say they have gone online specifically to try to figure out what medical condition they or someone else might have.
  • 39 percent of online health seekers say they looked for information related to their own situation.

Internet Health Diagnostics

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What Are the Top Technologies in Telehealth?

January 24th, 2011 by Jessica Fornarotto

Data monitoring and wireless technologies edged out land lines this year as the top technologies utilized in telehealth initiatives, according to the second annual Telehealth e-survey by the Healthcare Intelligence Network.

Powered by provisions in the Patient Protection and Affordability Act, healthcare delivery via telehealth and telemedicine is transforming wellness, disease management, medication management services and illness prevention while extending and enhancing access to critical healthcare services.

Survey Highlights:

  • About 70 percent of responding healthcare organizations use telehealth for clinical and non-clinical purposes.
  • Diabetes and heart failure are the top health targets of telehealth initiatives for 61 percent of respondents.
  • About 46 percent of organizations said reimbursement comes from private payors, while nearly 37 percent are reimbursed by public payors.
  • Nearly 64 percent of responding organizations say it is too soon to determine ROI from current telehealth efforts.
  • Of respondents with no telehealth programs, more than a third — 37.5 percent — plan to launch telehealth services within the next year.