2017 A Ground Breaking Year for Telehealth

Clocktree

2017 was a ground breaking year for the world of telehealth. More than 60% of all healthcare institutions in the US have implemented telehealth technology into their care systems. 2017 was a good year for telehealth, and we at Clocktree are excited to see what 2018 will bring.

Telehealth Platforms Are Moving Telepsychiatry Forward

Clocktree

Telehealth allows for all types of people to connect from nearly anywhere anytime and receive the accommodations they need. Everyday more and more psychiatrists and healthcare providers are joining the telehealth sector. Healthcare Telehealth Telemedicine

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Telehealth Usage and Coverage Continues to Increase Throughout the US

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Telehealth coverage and usage is continuing to make strides forward. The US Department of Health and Human Services estimates that currently 60% of all healthcare institutions and about 45% of all hospitals are using telehealth in one way or another.

Telehealth and the CHRONIC Act of 2017 (S. 870)

South Central Telehealth Resource Center

Senate on September 14, 2017. House of Representatives, allows for an expansion of telehealth/telemedicine coverage under the Medicare Advantage Plan B. While the act does not require a Medicare Advantage Plan to offer additional telehealth services, it does allow the option.

Telehealth is Helping Patients Receive Care Faster

Clocktree

Telehealth technology could be an answer to this problem. This is a large hurdle telehealth companies are facing, however as time goes on, more and more states are adopting telehealth coverage into their healthcare systems.

No-Cost Talk Therapy & Telehealth Technology Are Put to Use in England, to Provide Greater Access to Mental Health Services

Clocktree

Telehealth plays an important role. If telehealth services are something you are interested in adding to your practice, check out clocktree.com to get started. Healthcare Telehealth TelemedicineEngland has become the first country to offer no-cost talk therapy to their people.

Clocktree Telehealth Platform Popup Notification Update

Clocktree

Healthcare Telehealth Telemedicine UncategorizedYou can now receive important Clocktree account notifications via popups! These popup notifications are small messages that appear in a corner of your device’s screen, whether you are logged into Clocktree or not. They will alert you to upcoming appointments or new secure messages.

Telemedicine Technology Is Being Used to Educate Doctors Around The World

Clocktree

In 2017, Lee has been using telemedicine video monitoring to mentor and teach surgeons in the operating room. Telehealth communication is an extremely efficient way to educate doctors in rural areas. Healthcare Telehealth Telemedicine

Telemedicine Technology is Helping Florida Residents Affected by Hurricane Irma

Clocktree

Within the last three days Florida Hospital has incorporated telehealth technology into their system of care. Healthcare Telehealth TelemedicineDuring a time of such chaos and destruction in Florida, it has been extremely hard to provide healthcare access to those in need.

Telemedicine Is Gaining Popularity In Schools

Clocktree

Healthcare Telehealth Telemedicine UncategorizedToday there is a rising number of children in the US affected by asthma and diabetes. School nurses are treating a wider range of issues than ever before.

Telehealth on Amwell: The Patient‘s Perspective

American Well

As you get up and running with your telehealth practice, you may be wondering: what exactly do my patients see? The post Telehealth on Amwell: The Patient‘s Perspective appeared first on American Well. Blog consumer telehealth telehealth telemedicine

Why I Switched to Telehealth

American Well

He soon realized that he found his place in medicine – telehealth. We recently caught up with Dr. Matta to find out why he adopted telehealth, and what he’s learned from the experience: What about telehealth interested you the most? How does prescribing via telehealth work?

Tips For Telehealth Success

Health System CIO

From determining key drivers to establishing governance, there are several steps organizations must follow to ensure a successful telehealth program, says Sue Schade.

South Central Legislative/Regulatory Update – November 2017

South Central Telehealth Resource Center

The following is a list of legislative activities compiled by the Center for Connected Health Policy (CCHP) for telehealth and telemedicine within the South Central region (AR, MS, and TN). Relates to health care; Adds healthcare services provided to a patient at a public elementary or secondary school to the current definition of telehealth services for which health insurance entities are required to reimburse in a manner that is consistent with reimbursement for in-person encounters.

19Labs is a proud sponsor of ATA EDGE 2017

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"EDGE 2017 is the foremost access point for healthcare leaders and innovators focused on accelerating real-world solutions to real-world challenges in telemedicine" and 19Labs gets to be a part of it!

The Cisco Approach to Telehealth

CiscoHealth

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Telehealth: Separating Fact and Fiction

Health System CIO

Although there is excitement surrounding the potential benefits of telehealth, there are also concerns about the barriers that exist, including financial incentives and logistics, says Mark Allphin of KLAS.

Can you identify 7 qualities of a successful telehealth program?

South Central Telehealth Resource Center

Consumer need is driving the development of telehealth programs across the country. Provider access to affordable broadband and delivery methods, such as smart phones, tablets and iPads, are driving telehealth to become a delivery platform that can meet consumer needs.

Connecting to Patients and Each Other through Technology

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The Fight For A More Mobile-Centric Patient Experience

Duane Boise

Blog Digital Health Medical Technology digital healthcare duane boise emed emed jamaica healthcare healthcare technology medical technology medtech patients technology telehealth telemedicine wearable technologySince a very young age, no one looks forward to going to the doctor’s office.

The Future Of Digital Healthcare Is Being Shaped By These Trends

Duane Boise

Blog Digital Health digital healthcare duane boise emed emed jamaica health health news healthcare healthcare technology telehealthFor some, the future of technology is a thrilling glimpse into endless possibilities that were once thought to be impossible.

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How Apps Are Making Healthcare Accessible For Low-Income Individuals

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Telehealth: Which Vendors Can Help You Succeed?

Health System CIO

It depends on the type of visits they hope to support, says KLAS’ Bret Sharp, who examines the telehealth market. What are the best solutions for providers that want to offer virtual video visits?

The Link Between Healthcare And Technology In Florida

Duane Boise

Blog Medical Technology duane boise emed florida florida healthcare health healthcare healthcare technology medical technology medtech patient care telehealthGradually, we are seeing more physicians and more patients advocate for change in the healthcare industry.

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Closing Telehealth Gap by Educating Payers

BHM Healthcare Solutions

Payers are rapidly becoming educated in telehealth and are keen on closing telehealth gap. Hospitals and healthcare-delivery systems are embracing the closing of telehealth gap, having made substantial investments in infrastructure, training, and process re-engineering.

Medical Technology: Going Beyond The Pill

Duane Boise

There will be an added digital component as telehealth slowly becomes the new norm. Blog Medical Technology beyond the pill duane boise emed florida health healthcare healthcare technology medical technology pharamaceutical telehealth telemedicine

How top health systems deliver high-quality care through telehealth

American Well

The discussion, which was moderated by Sylvia Romm, MD, medical director at American Well, included the following panelists: Bruce Rosenthal, MD , Medical Director, Consumer Telehealth Services, UPMC. Leadership buy-in is critical to your telehealth program’s success. “I

Quarterly Thought Conference and Telehealth Talk Mashup! Recruiting a New Generation of Healthcare Professionals

South Central Telehealth Resource Center

The Quarterly Thought Conference and the Telehealth Talk podcast fuse for this unique student-focused learning experience! The event was recorded on August 24, 2017, and will require approximately 18 minutes of your time. The post Quarterly Thought Conference and Telehealth Talk Mashup!

How Health Systems Can Address Consumerism Trends with Telehealth

American Well

1 Telehealth directly addresses these goals and responds to the consumerism trend. Here is a couple of ways in which telehealth helps health systems meet consumer needs and goals: Improve the Health of Populations. Yet telehealth is still a relatively new care delivery model.

How telehealth devices can complement virtual care

American Well

In the last few years, many companies have begun to integrate telehealth technology into healthcare devices. American Well’s telehealth kiosk: Telehealth kiosk s can be used in office, retail and hospital settings to.

HRSA Announces Awards for Telehealth Centers of Excellence

South Central Telehealth Resource Center

The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) and the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) were recently awarded $600,000 grants and recognized as national Telehealth Centers of Excellence by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an agency of the U.S.

ATA President’s Award Winners: Pushing the needle in telehealth

American Well

There are telehealth advocates working to promote the field across the country, and a team of experts spreading the word to pediatrics. Discover how the awardees are propelling telehealth forward by reading the full article here. Blog ATA telehealth telemedicine

Telemedicine for population health: The future of telehealth

American Well

The Advisory Board shared that: “Telehealth eye exams are popular among diabetic patients , have been shown to be highly effective, and are increasing in use. Here are a few ways that telehealth can help. Engagement is a key benefit of telehealth.

Measuring Telehealth: Laying A Consistent Foundation For Growth

BHM Healthcare Solutions

Editor’s Note: Telehealth services extends networks beyond urban hubs and expands payers’ member enrollments. BHM offers services geared toward controlling expenses and integrating the behavioral health opportunities presented by measuring telehealth. Measuring Telehealth Domains.

Medicare Reimbursement for Remote Monitoring Should Drive Adoption (What a long, strange trip it’s been….)

The cHealth Blog

Yet, to date, most telehealth has been delivered via videoconferencing between patients and doctors. This is an amazing announcement since, for decades, Medicare had turned a deaf ear to most forms of telehealth and any discussion of remote monitoring was relegated to the depths of despair.

Telehealth Movement: Gaining Speed

19labs

At 19 Labs, we’re excited by the growing telehealth movement. More and more patients are demanding remote care, and the system is finally coming around: hospitals, insurance companies, and even government agencies are prioritizing telehealth.

50M Americans would switch their PCP to a doctor who offers telehealth

American Well

American Well has published a new eBook – the latest in our Telehealth Index Series. The survey, which surveyed over 4,000 individuals, took a close look at consumers’ outlook on telehealth and how they want to use telehealth to access healthcare.

State Telehealth Laws And Reimbursement Policies: 2017 Report

BHM Healthcare Solutions

Editor’s Note: Telehealth services extends networks beyond urban hubs and expands payers’ member enrollments. Staying current with state telehealth laws allows payers flexibility with policy updates.

Going Big: How An Innovation Stack Helped Launch A Successful Telemedicine Program

Health System CIO

By applying a structured, scalable approach, NewYork-Presbyterian was able to build NYP OnDemand from a concept into one of the most comprehensive telehealth programs in the country, says Daniel Barchi.

Five Digital Health Imperatives for Patient Safety

The Digital Health Corner

digitalhealth analytics digital health EHR health insurance IT security medical devices patient engagement patient safety ACOs healthcare economics healthcare IT mHealth S4PM technology telehealth wireless healthThe most discussed issues in healthcare today are cost savings and access to care. There is no denying their rightful preeminence in the public discourse.