Top 5 Trends in Telehealth

Tele-what? Telemedicine, telehealth—what do they actually refer to, and which one should you use? Both terms describe the remote delivery of healthcare services using telecommunications technology. Often used interchangeably, telemedicine tends to mean the delivery of remote care between provider and patient, whereas telehealth is a bit broader, encompassing a variety of digital technologies and methods for…

Going Beyond the Technology

You learn a lot by watching.   Nectar’s Director of Client Services, Teresa DeLappe, did a lot of observing and learning during the 15 years she spent working across the healthcare continuum at Harborview Medical Center (HMC) in Seattle, Washington.  She was fascinated by the growing technology dependence of healthcare organizations yet at the same…

So, You Want to be an IT Executive

In a post-COVID world, IT executives are no longer worker bees, they’re driving the organization’s financial future Another noteworthy consideration is that while most corporations prefer executives to have an MBA or similar degree, it’s not unheard of for a company to put a promising leader who doesn’t have an MBA on the track to…

INFRAM+: A CIO’s Best Friend (Part 3 of a 3-part series)

INFRAM and INFRAM+ puts IT in the center of the strategic financial decision-making process  It garners invaluable input and support from clinicians, executives, and administrators  Proprietary strategic mapping correlates INFRAM results with clinical goals and provides an IT roadmap for budget and leadership consensus building    INFRAM+: More Than Just Another Assessment  In part three of our series, we look at how INFRAM+, a proprietary mapping methodology that links INFRAM…