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Will Technology Replace a Human Touch in Healthcare?

The past few years have given us many advances in healthcare: Electronic health records (EHRs). Wearable devices. Care management software. Apps that play a critical role in monitoring patient vital signs. The list goes on and on. But with these technological developments comes a fear that we’re all forced to reckon... Read More

by Mary Kay Thalken, RN, MBA in blog, Healthcare Technology Solutions, Care Management

Death of the Fax Machine: Three IT Challenges Standing in the Way of Fax's Ultimate Destruction

You can get almost any product in the world online. You can order food from your favorite restaurants on your phone. You can get psychiatric consultations, telehealth services and meet the love of your life by swiping right on the appropriate apps. But when it comes to transferring patient health information (PHI)... Read More

by Luis Castillo in Healthcare Technology Solutions, Cybersecurity, Interoperability

How Investments In Tech Help Narrow Networks and Patient Choice Coexist

Right now, two phrases are shaping the post-acute care conversation, and at first glance, it appears as if these two concepts are diametrically opposed to one another. The first phrase is “patient choice.” The second is “narrow network.” Read More

by Luis Castillo in Healthcare Technology Solutions, Narrow Networks

Ensocare CEO Advises Tech Students: Choose Healthcare IT [VIDEO]

“Saving a patient’s life…that’s pretty cool.” In this short video, Ensocare President and CEO Luis Castillo shares his advice for students who are interested in entering the IT field. Read More

by Jill Reeves, MHA in Healthcare IT, Healthcare Technology Solutions

The State of Interoperability In Healthcare

Even as the healthcare information technology (IT) field has made strides to facilitate cooperation between EHRs (electronic health records), it’s become abundantly clear that we still have a way to go to achieve anything approaching complete and total interoperability. Read More

by Luis Castillo in Healthcare Technology Solutions, Care Coordination Software, Interoperability

Health IT Is On FHIR: Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources For Beginners

The health IT industry has been buzzing about FHIR (or fast healthcare interoperability resources -- pronounced “fire”) since it was introduced by Health Level Seven (HL7) as a proposed interoperability standard. HL7 is a not-for-profit organization that has been developing ANSI-accredited standards for hospital... Read More

by Luis Castillo in Healthcare Technology Solutions, Care Coordination Software, Interoperability

Connected Medical Devices: Embracing Healthcare's Next Big Thing

Various industries have found ways to leverage the power of technology in recent years, yet the healthcare industry has struggled to address the complex integration of disparate systems. Read More

by Ensocare in Healthcare Technology Solutions, Mobile Technology, Cerner

Five Things To Look Out For When Selecting Care Coordination Software

It used to be that interventions were the cornerstone of acute care. A patient would arrive at a hospital with a medical problem and the healthcare providers in that location – nurses, doctors and ancillary staff – would respond to the patient’s needs and provide treatment. After the individual received care, they... Read More

by Luis Castillo in Healthcare Technology Solutions, Mobile Technology, Care Coordination Software

Population Health Management: What the Health?

The following content has been reposted with permission from our channel partner, Pursuit Healthcare Advisors (view original). Population Health Management (PHM)…three simple words, yet so much complexity. This blog will be the second of three to focus on the concept of PHM by looking at each element separately, this... Read More

by Mary Sirois in Care Transitions, Healthcare Technology Solutions, Mobile Technology

Ensocare Expands Care Coordination Solutions with Wearable Technology

Sync and Connect Provide Hi-Tech Options to Engage an Entire Care Team We live in an age of Smart devices. Between cellphones, fitness trackers and portable gaming systems, many adults and children have no less than two or even three internet-equipped devices on them at all times. Our refrigerators and microwaves can... Read More

by Jill Reeves, MHA in Healthcare Technology Solutions, Mobile Technology