New Report from Wainhouse Research Highlights Need for Growing Adoption of Streaming Video in Healthcare Industry

Report shows healthcare organizations that haven’t implemented video technology are less productive, have higher travel costs and are missing opportunities to connect with patients
Posted Date: 
25 Aug 2017
Company Press Release

MADISON, Wis. — August 24, 2017 — The constant rollout of new pharmaceutical programs, the heated debate about the Affordable Care Act and the shift toward digitization of patient records are contributing to rapid evolution that introduces the need for new tools to improve healthcare skills training and patient care.

A new report from Wainhouse Research, together with Sonic Foundry, Inc. (NASDAQ: SOFO), the trusted global leader for video creation and management solutions, reveals healthcare managers are embracing emerging technologies for more effective communications with their teams. The large majority — 89 percent — of healthcare managers surveyed rely on streaming video as an effective tool in their day-to-day communications.

The report, Prescribing New Solutions for Communications in Healthcare, is written by Wainhouse senior analysts Alan D. Greenberg and Steve Vonder Haar, and is based on results from a survey of healthcare executives on their deployment and perceptions of streaming technologies.

The study reveals . . .