MedCity News: Providers are Increasingly Adopting Cloud-Based Telehealth Systems
Cloud-based platforms for telehealth eliminate the heavy burden of maintaining a locally installed native system while delivering all the benefits and security of cloud computing.
Healthcare innovation and virtualization continue to drive the expansion and strengthening of service line offerings for hospitals and health systems. As medical consumers and providers grow more accustomed to technology advancements in their personal lives, they are asking and expecting the healthcare marketplace to keep pace. For patients, this includes on-demand access to care when and where they need it, cost efficiency and the security of their protected health information (PHI). For healthcare providers, it includes seamless integration into EMRs and workflows for better clinical outcomes, healthcare IT scalability across the enterprise, and the highest levels of HIPAA and HITECH compliance to protect patient data.