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Covid-19: Deepening The Conversation: Why Not Home

BY CORIN L. SCHNEIDER, MHA, MSN, RN, ACM-RN, AND DR. TIFFANY VICTOR-CASTLEBERRY, DNP, MSN, BA, RN, ACM-RN There is no doubt that COVID-19 has necessitated an environment of rapid change in the healthcare landscape, driving patient care delivery systems beyond traditional management of length of stay, bed capacity, and slower adoption of…

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Telehealth: A Healthcare Certainty In Uncertain Times

BY FRANK MICCICHE Certainty is, to say the least, a limited commodity these days. But a genuine consensus across healthcare has emerged that telehealth, done right, can be an important tool for providing care more effectively to more people. And tracking the quality of the care provided via telehealth is imperative.…

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Telemedicine And Cancer Care During The Covid-19 Pandemic

BY FRANK J. PENEDO, PhD GROWING USE OF EHEALTH IN PATIENT CARE Over the past several decades, there has been a growing interest in how to capitalize on advances in information technology to provide remote quality and patient-centered care to cancer patients and survivors. eHealth or telehealth are broad terms used…

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Telemental Health: Increasing Access, Increasing Access To Care

BY REBECCA KUSHINS, MSW, LICSW, BC-TMH Since 1955, American mental health care has been moving away from institutional settings and into the community at large. What started as the stated goal of the government to increase the dignity of patients with mental health concerns, decrease their stigmatization, and of course, to…

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Improving Patient Outcomes Via Telehealth Coaching

BY RAJITHA BOMMAKANTI, RN, BSN, CCM, FCN, LNC Health coaching for wellness to improve patient health outcomes has shown some promising results. However, it is evolving within clinical settings and is widely being used by many during the COVID-19 pandemic period. In 2020, more people used telemedicine than in previous years.…