What is telemedicine and what type is best for my organization?

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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, in healthcare today.

The words Telehealth and Telemedicine are showing up with increasing frequency on medical blogs, websites, and in the news. Since the advent of the coronavirus pandemic, you likely have even heard them directly from the mouths of healthcare providers, legislators and supporters.

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Topics: Expert View, asynchronous, synchronous, telemedicine, covid-19, telehealth

Big Words of Healthcare: Synchronous vs Asynchronous

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, in healthcare today.

Synchronous.

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 do they apply to healthcare?

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Topics: Expert View, asynchronous, synchronous, telemedicine

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