HIMSSCast: Henry Ford director of virtual care talks telehealth

What are some of the most important topics in telehealth today?

  • Standardizing and optimizing telehealth integration into care pathways
  • Conducting comprehensive exams during video visits
  • Digital and telehealth literacy
  • Telehealth sustainability and government advocacy

That’s according to this podcast’s very special guest, Courtney Stevens, director of virtual care at Henry Ford Health System, based in Detroit.

Founded in 1915 by Henry Ford himself, Henry Ford Health System is a non-profit, integrated health system committed to improving people’s lives through excellence in the science and art of healthcare and healing. Henry Ford Health System includes Henry Ford Medical Group, with more than 1,900 physicians and researchers practicing in more than 50 specialties at locations throughout Southeast and Central Michigan, and five acute care hospitals.

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Talking points:

  • Standardizing and optimizing telehealth integration into care pathways
  • Improved adoption and outcomes
  • Innovative applications of virtual care
  • Tools and technologies that can be used to execute a comprehensive examination with telemedicine
  • Asynchronous modes of telehealth
  • Digital and telehealth literacy
  • Patient education and support
  • Telehealth sustainability and government advocacy
  • Can the healthcare industry sustain the momentum of telehealth created by the pandemic

More about this episode:

How remote patient monitoring improves care, saves money for chronic care

Improving rural care and health equity with telemedicine

Telehealth with a technician in the home reduces spend by 22% for Scottsdale Physician Group

How telehealth can help inpatient care, and what a hybrid future looks like

The challenges of telemental health, and how they can be overcome

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