Improving Chronic Disease Treatment Options

By | 2018-01-18T12:45:51+00:00 February 7th, 2018|Telehealth Perspectives|

According to a study published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly half of all American adults suffer from one or more chronic conditions. In 2014, seven of the top 10 causes of death in the United States were attributed to a chronic disease. These diseases include heart disease, cancer, stroke, COPD, and diabetes, which, together, are responsible [...]

Easing the Burden for Healthcare Providers

By | 2017-12-07T12:56:20+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|Telehealth Perspectives|

At the root of all telehealth services is the belief that healthcare should be made accessible, affordable, and effective for all patients. This, of course, include patients with varying health concerns and conditions, from those with co-morbidities to those attempting to prevent future health problems through the aid of various wellness programs. What is often overlooked, however, is the tremendous [...]

Improving Health Outcomes with Mobile and Portable Technology

By | 2017-08-18T14:21:57+00:00 September 13th, 2017|Telehealth Perspectives|

As we continue to advance further into an age of mobile technology and data sharing, more and more of our daily routines and responsibilities will become integrated into our continuously modernized lifestyles. Newly emerging apps, devices, and methods for performing tasks through web-based systems will, inevitably, envelop every aspect of our lives. We have seen this already with activities such [...]

Fulfilling the Healthcare Demands of a Growing Population

By | 2017-08-18T12:22:09+00:00 August 23rd, 2017|Telehealth Perspectives|

It is estimated by the United Nations that, by the year 2030, the world’s population will have grown to 8.5 billion people – a 16% increase from the world’s current population. By 2050, the population is estimated to increase to 9.7 billion. And by the end of the 21st century, predictions place the global population at a staggering 11.1 billion. [...]

Reducing the Need for Hospitalization for Chronic Disease Patients

By | 2017-11-25T07:57:17+00:00 July 12th, 2017|Telehealth Perspectives|

It is estimated that nearly 117 million Americans are living with one or more chronic diseases. The most prevalent of these diseases – heart disease, cancer, chronic lower respiratory disease, and stroke – account for four of the five leading causes of death in this country. Also featured in the infamous top 10 list is diabetes; one of the most [...]

Ensuring Patient Compliance with a URAC-Accredited Health Call Center

By | 2017-05-08T14:35:01+00:00 May 31st, 2017|Telehealth Perspectives|

When considering the purpose of healthcare, it is all too easy to think in overly simplified terms (a patient doesn’t feel well, they go to the doctor, they receive treatment). Although healthcare is infinitely more complex – consisting of countless medical professionals and clinicians performing endless tasks throughout a multitude of healthcare organizations – many of us use this narrative [...]

Using Telehealth to Improve Quality of Life for Chronic Disease Patients

By | 2017-11-25T07:45:24+00:00 February 1st, 2017|Telehealth Perspectives|

From the dawn of advanced medical ethics in ancient Greece and Florence Nightingale’s founding of modern nursing in 1860s London to the latest developments in medical technology and research, healthcare has always revolved around the universal goal of limiting human suffering. Indeed, every aspect of modern medicine and healthcare – from advanced robotics to improvements in patient safety – are [...]

The Difference that URAC-Accredited Health Call Centers Provide

By | 2017-03-16T16:46:26+00:00 December 14th, 2016|Telehealth Perspectives|

Call centers can prove to be invaluable assets to healthcare organizations, cultivating patient loyalty, accelerating revenue, and improving customer relations. Through a well-organized and properly operated call center, healthcare organizations can provide a level of patient care not easily obtained through automated systems or other conventional methods. With aptly trained personnel working in an environment designed to enhance patient experience, [...]

Early Telehealth Adopters and Forward Thinkers: Your Time Has Come!

By | 2017-08-18T12:22:32+00:00 October 27th, 2014|Telehealth Perspectives|

Early on, the promise of telehealth inspired many companies to purchase devices they could use to remotely monitor and manage the health and wellness of their clientele. Unfortunately, in many instances, those eager, early adopters found the learning curve and lack of support to be overwhelming, and as a result, chose to limit their use of any purchased equipment or [...]

Ehealth Insights from the 2013 State of the Home Care Industry Study

By | 2017-08-18T12:22:41+00:00 February 4th, 2014|Telehealth Perspectives|

The 2013 State of the Home Care Industry Study, sponsored by Fazzi Associates, Delta Health Technologies, HealthWyse, CHAP, and the Joint Commission (among others), revealed many interesting insights into some of the challenges today’s agencies are facing as well as some solutions to help agencies maintain sustainable businesses. At Advanced TeleHealth Solutions, we were of course very interested in some [...]