Synchronous vs Asynchronous Communication in Telemedicine | Purview

In this series of blogs, Translating Healthcare, we will highlight and break down the meaning of phrases and terminology that are increasingly used, but not always widely understood. Today, we'll be unpacking the definitions of synchronous and asynchronous and examples of how they apply to the medical world. 

Synchronous vs Asynchronous

On a basic level it might be clear that these two words refer to opposing things and have something to do with time… but how does their meaning they apply to healthcare?

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Topics: Healthcare Technology

Second Opinion Program: Should I do a Proof of Concept?

We work with hospitals, specialty programs, and insurance companies across the spectrum when it comes to the maturity of their second opinion programs. Some have well-established processes, while others are just getting off the ground. Regardless of where you are today, you might be asking yourself if it makes more sense to invest all at once in the people and software needed to run a successful program or if dipping your toes in the water with a Proof of Concept might be a better approach. We can help you answer this question.

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Topics: Hospitals, Second Opinions, Healthcare Technology

Structured Reporting vs. DICOM Structured Reporting

Radiology reports are essential for documenting and sharing a physician's findings. There are many ways of formatting these reports. This blog explores the difference between two that are often confused as the same thing but are fundamentally different. Knowing the difference between these two types of reports is essential when talking to your cloud PACS vendor. 

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Topics: Medical Imaging, Cloud PACS, Healthcare Technology

What is a DICOM Uploader?

DICOM files are an essential part of the diagnosis process for many practices. Currently, the standard method for transferring DICOM data is via CDs. However, if your practice has ever burned or received a CD with a patient's data on it you've likely thought to yourself: "there has to be a better way." The good news is, there is! 

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Topics: Imaging Centers, Medical Imaging, Remote/Consulting Radiology, Healthcare Technology

Does Virtual Care Create a Better Experience for Patients?

When considering new programs for your hospital, it is important to prioritize improving the patient experience. There are a lot of initiatives that could achieve this goal, but leveraging the right technology to deliver care to patients regardless of their geographic location is an initiative that can not only increase your current patient satisfaction but also attract new patients to your organization.

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Topics: Specialists, Hospitals, Second Opinions, Healthcare Technology, Oncology

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