Virtual Care and Virtual Reality (VR)

Sep 5, 2023
A new study published this month in The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety finds that virtual MDRs combined with other interventions led to more than 60% of discharges being below the mean LOS at Yuma Regional Medical Center in Arizona and delivered other benefits.
Jul 18, 2023
In today’s difficult financial environment amidst rising labor costs and staffing shortages, many health care organizations are prioritizing technology investments to improve operations.
Jun 16, 2023
Continue the conversation from the AONL focus group held at this year’s conference to get first hand advice on best practices, challenges and specific use cases. Hear about the positive impact Guthrie is experiencing by leveraging these models to help retain and support clinical staff; reduce code…
May 23, 2023
America, and for that matter the world, is facing a growing challenge in caring for two expanding groups of patients — those 60 and older and patients with such chronic diseases as cancer, diabetes and obesity. We explore some technologies CB Insights analysts say providers should scrutinize over…
Feb 7, 2023
Even as signs indicate that inflation is slowing, a recent consumer survey conducted by Deloitte indicates that 28% of Americans, or roughly 72 million adults, feel less prepared to pay for medical costs than they did last year.
Jan 30, 2023
This year I’ll be continuing the AHA Leadership Dialogue series and talking with health care, business and community leaders on trending topics in the field. Joining me for the first dialogue in 2023 is Wright L. Lassiter III, CEO of CommonSpirit Health and immediate past chair of the AHA Board of…
Jan 30, 2023
On this Leadership Dialogue Series podcast, two chairs of the American Hospital Association’s Board of Trustees come together to share their insights on the state of health care in our country, and what hospitals and health systems can look forward to in 2023.
Nov 22, 2022
Amazon has launched Amazon Clinic, a virtual message-based service that connects consumers with third-party telehealth providers (including ones from SteadyMD and HealthTap) for diagnosis and treatment of 20 common health conditions including allergies, acne and hair loss.
Nov 9, 2022
Solving for Staffing Challenges with Flexible, Virtual Care Models  An interactive panel discussion featuring leading health systems are leveraging virtual models to create a new standard of care delivery    Tuesday, December 13, 2022  1 - 2 p.m. Eastern; noon - 1 p.m. Central…
Oct 18, 2022
Amid the expansion of alternative care sites such as retail clinics, the home and virtual settings, health care organizations have a unique opportunity to improve access and build greater trust and loyalty, particularly in underserved communities.