Technologies in the Spotlight Because of COVID-19 – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 33

For the 33rd episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re talking about technologies that are in the spotlight because of COVID-19.  Would you imagine us talking about anything but COVID-19?  Be sure to check out all our coverage of COVID-19 and health technology.

In this episode, Colin and I wanted to dive into a number of technologies that have been pushed to the forefront because of COVID-19.  The obvious one is Telehealth and Telemedicine which is now becoming the new norm.  However, home monitoring is following closely behind and is going to become even more important.  Plus, we talk about public communication and the tools and technologies that are making this possible (and where it’s falling short).  Plus, we highlight some unexpected beneficiaries.

Here’s a quick preview of the technologies we discuss on this episode:

  • Telehealth and Telemedicine
  • Home Monitoring
  • Public Communication
  • Unexpected Beneficiaries

Now, without further ado, we’re excited to share with you the next episode of the Healthcare IT Today podcast.

Note: We generally record the Healthcare IT Today podcast weeks before it’s published here.  Take that into account as the world changes so rapidly with COVID-19.

We’re planning to release a new Healthcare IT Today podcast every ~2 weeks. Thanks to our friends at Healthcare Now Radio, you’ll be able to listen to the latest episodes of Healthcare IT Today on their radio station for the first two weeks. Then, we’ll be publishing each episode as a podcast and YouTube video here after it finishes on the radio.

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About the author

John Lynn

John Lynn

John Lynn is the Founder of, a network of leading Healthcare IT resources. The flagship blog, Healthcare IT Today, contains over 13,000 articles with over half of the articles written by John. These EMR and Healthcare IT related articles have been viewed over 20 million times.

John manages Healthcare IT Central, the leading career Health IT job board. He also organizes the first of its kind conference and community focused on healthcare marketing, Healthcare and IT Marketing Conference, and a healthcare IT conference,, focused on practical healthcare IT innovation. John is an advisor to multiple healthcare IT companies. John is highly involved in social media, and in addition to his blogs can be found on Twitter: @techguy.