Telehealth Connection TV: An in-depth look at all things telemedicine

The second 12 months of the COVID-19 pandemic noticed continued ups and downs when it got here to telehealth use.

A couple of months after widespread vaccine use emboldened some sufferers to hunt in-person care, the Delta variant started to drive case numbers up once more – and plenty of people, having skilled the comfort of telehealth, continued to benefit from the modality.

However uncertainties endure, and questions stay. To call simply three: 

As a part of Season Two of Telehealth Connection TV, a limited-run collection for HIMSSTV, I spoke with six telehealth consultants – together with federal officers, students, chief info officers and two sitting U.S. senators – about their experiences with telehealth and what they predict for the long run.

Hear what they needed to say within the movies beneath, and keep tuned for extra telehealth protection in 2021!

Episode 1: Telehealth development requires widespread broadband protection

Sen. Mark Warner, D-Virginia, tells me that it’s going to take a “sizable federal dedication” to get People linked.

Episode 2: Telehealth as a uniquely bipartisan coverage

Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, describes the curiosity from each Democrats and Republicans in safeguarding entry to digital care as “thrilling.”

Episode 3: Connecting weak sufferers to care

Jabari Butler, chief info officer at HEALing Group Middle, talks by means of the teachings different federally certified well being facilities can take from his facility’s telemedicine rollout.

Episode 4: Enhancing inhabitants well being

Nursing informatics skilled Judy Murphy muses on the potential for digital providers to bolster preventive care.

Episode 5: A double-edged sword for individuals with disabilities

Prof. Rupa S. Valdez outlines how distributors and informaticists might work to enhance digital care accessibility.

Episode 6: Telehealth capabilities on the VA

VA Chief Info Officer Dominic Cussatt says the company was well-positioned to supply telemedicine to sufferers when the pandemic hit.

If you happen to loved these movies and need to see extra like them, we propose trying out the Virtual Care Paradigm collection, accessible on HIMSSTV. Or, for weekly updates on all issues telemedicine, subscribe to the Telehealth Connection Newsletter.

Thanks for watching, and see you subsequent 12 months.

Kat Jercich is senior editor of Healthcare IT Information.
Twitter: @kjercich
E mail: kjercich@himss.org
Healthcare IT Information is a HIMSS Media publication.

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