Telehealth is the use of electronic information and telecommunications technologies to support and promote long-distance clinical health care, patient and professional health-related education, public health and health administration. This week’s Friday Five recaps our month long concentration on telehealth.
By AnnaMaria Turano – At the end of the 19th century, “The Lady With the Lamp”— or as she is more widely known, Florence Nightingale — founded modern nursing. When the Crimean War began in 1854, the British were unprepared to deal with the number of sick and injured soldiers.
By Joel Barthelemy – Telehealth has been around for years. Why did it take a global crisis to wake up the healthcare industry? There’s only one surprise about Covid-19 and that’s everyone’s surprise at the severity of the ongoing catastrophe.
By Joel Barthelemy – Hospitals and universities have something in common: they often go beyond their campuses to help their communities. That’s especially true when they come together in an academic medical center (AMC), which acts as a hybrid of medical school, teaching hospital and university.
Inspira Health Network, one of southern New Jersey’s leading healthcare providers offering primary, acute and advanced care services, is making it convenient and cost-effective for patients to receive care for common health conditions with the launch of Inspira eCare.