The importance of Broadband for Health care Delivery. Linda Fischer, mcsa. Objectives:. Understanding the importance of broadband for telehealth Explanation of the standards and safeguards How it fits together for better healthcare. Broadband.
Linda Fischer, mcsa
Understanding the importance of broadband for telehealth
Explanation of the standards and safeguards
How it fits together for better healthcare
Every facet of our daily life is touched by broadband and the Internet …
And … Healthcare!!
What is broadband?
Broadband refers to high speed internet access
Typically measured in bandwidth
Crucial for the advancement of telehealth
Explicit quality of service (QoS)
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), security and encryption
Investment in our future
FCC Rural Health Care Pilot program
Building a backbone
Educational programs for providers and patients
Access able up to date information for providers
What is meaningful use?
EHR Financial incentives
Regional Extension Centers
A collaboration between health care providers that allows them to electronically share clinical information
Protocols for safe disclosure
Physicians\' and Patient Perspective
The integration of
health services and processes
Giving you better care!
Health Information Exchange
American Telemedicine Association
EHR and HIE