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Outside-the-four-walls threats include makeshift triage units, but moving fast does not have to mean moving unwisely, says cybersecurity expert Randy Bradley.
PeriGen CEO Matthew Sappern describes how remote patient monitoring can help balance staff safety with patient needs.
Sparrow Health had the infrastructure in place to be first in line to do virtual care when the COVID-19 pandemic hit, says Dr. Michael Zaroukian, VP, CMIO and CTO of the health system.
Change Healthcare has seen some big changes of its own in the year since its IPO, says CEO Neil de Crescenzo, who describes how it's been tailoring its technologies to help payers, providers and patients during the pandemic.
Dr. Jenifer Leaf Jaeger, senior medical director at HealthEC, discusses how her company is able to identify the top 10 percent of a client's patients who are at highest risk for a severe outcome due to COVID-19.
Westchester Medical Center added strength to its 10-hospital system by creating redundancy in cross-coverage by physicians and specific COVID-19 workflows, claim Medical Director Corey Scurlock and Caregility's Wendy Deibert.
The pandemic has forced the adoption of telehealth and other technologies that already existed, says Cam Deemer, president of DrFirst.
The front door needs to be easy to open and extend beyond the system's website to search engines and guided interactions like text and chat, say Erin Jospe, MD, chief medical officer at Kyruus, and AVIA VP Sonia Singh.
The experience has made fans of patients who love virtual visits as more convenient, time-saving and equal to in-person care, says Dr. Chris Hobson, CMO for Orion Health.
Dr. Amy Compton-Phillips, EVP and chief clinical officer at Providence St. Joseph Health, discusses the continuing COVID-19 response and telehealth's role along with the future of clinical care.