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By: Polycom     Published Date: Mar 13, 2015
The days are gone when health issues would be treated clinically in isolation from the many other factors that affect the wellbeing of individuals and communities. Today, the rising costs of health care, an aging population and increasingly complex chronic health problems are driving greater focus and attention on population health ó the health outcomes of a group of individuals within a population. Indeed, these days more proactive approaches to health care and care delivery are identifying the social determinants of health for various populations such as environmental conditions, economic status, and access to resources and support.
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By: Polycom     Published Date: Mar 13, 2015
Collaboration across the healthcare team has always been important. Whatís different today? You can collaborate over video anywhere anytime to education, delivery care or get things done! Education, Itís a good thing, right? But education to prevent unnecessary re-hospitalizations is a great thing. Patients with chronic disease may find themselves in the hospital on Monday, released to go home a few days later, just to find themselves back in the Emergency room the following Monday creating an expensive cycle of declining health. Collaborative video education is breaking this cycle helping healthcare teams and patients better manage disease through community and home based education.
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By: Polycom     Published Date: Mar 13, 2015
The Belfast Health and Social Care Trust deliver integrated health and social care to over 340,000 citizens in Belfast, part of the Borough of Castlereagh and also the wider region of Northern Ireland. Operating over a network of six organizations: the Trust headquarters, Belfast City Hospital, The Royal Hospitals, Mater Hospital, Forster Green Hospital and Musgrave Hospital and over 100 physical locations with an annual budget of approximately £1bn (spending about £3m each day) and a staff of over 20,000 makes it one of the largest Trusts in the United Kingdom.
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By: Polycom     Published Date: Mar 13, 2015
Saint Vincent's Polycom RealPresence Video Content Management solution is also helping enable greater multidisciplinary collaboration to improve patient treatment.
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By: Polycom     Published Date: Mar 13, 2015
For those suffering from chronic or long-term health problems, there is often nothing quite as relieving as being sent home from the hospitalóbut also nothing quite as heartbreaking as readmission. Unfortunately, it is not unusual. Patients are sent home with instructions to continue improving their health, but few manage to do everything they need to do for a variety of reasons. Thankfully, there are ways to prevent this readmission.
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health problems, social care, readmission, hospital, video solutions, telehealth, improving costs, aging population, economic status
    
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