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Virtual Health - Coordinating Care in the Future

by Luis Castillo on Jan 23, 2018

We are constantly experiencing change in the healthcare IT industry. For example, the emergence of the Internet, the introduction of smart phones and tablets, and more recently, the shift toward intelligent solutions that take volumes of information, interpret it and make predictions and recommendations for action.

Digital products like Alexa and Siri “learn” a person’s favorite restaurants, music and retail stores and make recommendations on different eateries to visit, items to buy or events to attend. These tools can also perform simple tasks, such as turning on lights, locking doors, adding to a running list of needed groceries or purchasing an item off the Internet.

While intelligent solutions are being used to enhance day-to-day life, these tools can also be employed in healthcare with potentially transformative results. Here are some specific ways that this type of technology can improve care coordination and delivery.

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Becker's Hospital Review 

Meet the Author

Luis Castillo has more than 30 years of experience in healthcare information technology. Prior to joining Ensocare, Castillo served as senior vice president at Siemens Healthcare, where he was in charge of IT sales, service and marketing. He was responsible for developing alternate markets, sales strategies and sales channels in order to grow the healthcare information technology business. Luis’ broad and deep experience has served to hone his leadership skills and business acumen, and he is a sought-after participant in strategic initiatives and global partnership efforts. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in political science from Haverford College in Haverford, Penn.

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