“Online consultations in general practice: the questions to ask” RCGP Report.

mHealth Insight

The Royal College of General Practitioners has been “working with a group of Patients, GPs, health service managers and academics to develop a set of questions that you might want to consider if you are a patient, clinician, practice or commissioner” interested in using these online consulting services. Download the “Online consultations in general practice: the questions to ask” report (PDF).

“Online consultations in general practice: the questions to ask” RCGP Report.

mHealth Insight

The Royal College of General Practitioners has been “working with a group of Patients, GPs, health service managers and academics to develop a set of questions that you might want to consider if you are a patient, clinician, practice or commissioner” interested in using these online consulting services. Download the “Online consultations in general practice: the questions to ask” report (PDF).

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Pharma’s Future Relevance Depends on Empathy, Messaging, Partnering, and Supporting Patients and Providers

Health Populi

For the study, Accenture surveyed 720 health care providers in general practice, oncology, immunology, and cardiology working in China, France, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the U.S., COVID-19 is re-shaping all industries, especially health care.

Network in the Big Easy on Bourbon at ATA 2019

Enzyme Health

Close For Clinicians For Employers Telehealth Jobs Family Medicine General Practice Emergency Medicine Internal Medicine Nurse Practitioners Family Nurse Practitioners Physician Assistants Psychiatry / Mental Health Hospitalist Dont see your specialty?

Health Group Gears Up with Low-Code Automation to Fight COVID Spread

Appian

We have 22 general practices which offer primary care. So, our role at BHNC is in primary care essentially and community care for people registered against our general practices. All of these patients are registered within those practices and all of the practices are members of our GP Federation. Blake: We had to take stock of the support we provided all 22 practices in the whole population of BHNC, and we had to change the way it works.

March 2019 Telemedicine News

Enzyme Health

Close For Clinicians For Employers Telehealth Jobs Family Medicine General Practice Emergency Medicine Internal Medicine Nurse Practitioners Family Nurse Practitioners Physician Assistants Psychiatry / Mental Health Hospitalist Dont see your specialty? The technology is currently used by Stanford Children’s Health, Massachusetts General Hospital, the Pac-12 college sports conference, and the NBA’s Golden State Warriors.

5 Niche Telemedicine Specialties That Might Surprise You

Enzyme Health

Close For Clinicians For Employers Telehealth Jobs Family Medicine General Practice Emergency Medicine Internal Medicine Nurse Practitioners Family Nurse Practitioners Physician Assistants Psychiatry / Mental Health Hospitalist Dont see your specialty? Opportunities for telemedicine roles are exploding in all areas of healthcare, allowing specialists to join GPs, mental health providers, and urgent care practitioners in this flexible medical practice.

9 Best Telemedicine Newsletters You Should Be Reading to Keep Up With the Industry

Enzyme Health

Close For Clinicians For Employers Telehealth Jobs Family Medicine General Practice Emergency Medicine Internal Medicine Nurse Practitioners Family Nurse Practitioners Physician Assistants Psychiatry / Mental Health Hospitalist Dont see your specialty? Luckily, there are a few quality telemedicine news sources that can connect you with the content that matters the most to your daily practice.

Best Telehealth Podcasts for Healthcare Professionals

Enzyme Health

Close For Clinicians For Employers Telehealth Jobs Family Medicine General Practice Emergency Medicine Internal Medicine Nurse Practitioners Family Nurse Practitioners Physician Assistants Psychiatry / Mental Health Hospitalist Dont see your specialty?

COVID-19 and the future of care delivery

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Over a third of which were carried out in General Practice. The opportunity to deliver a session for new healthcare students on the subject of telehealth is an enjoyable one. However, these sessions usually begin with a hurdle to be overcome – that of terminology.

Rob Shaw, former deputy CEO of NHS Digital joins Zesty as advisor

Lloyd Price

Our clients are hospitals, community providers and general practice surgeries. Zesty, the UK’s leading provider of patient portal technology for NHS hospitals, is delighted to announce that Rob Shaw is joining the company as an advisor with immediate effect.

Simplifying the Telehealth Industry: Types of Telemedicine Companies

Enzyme Health

Close For Clinicians For Employers Telehealth Jobs Family Medicine General Practice Emergency Medicine Internal Medicine Nurse Practitioners Family Nurse Practitioners Physician Assistants Psychiatry / Mental Health Hospitalist Dont see your specialty? Review this guide to understand the different types of companies in the telehealth game and how they can help support your career or medical practice.

Online GPs could save employers £1.5 billion in lost working time, according to report

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Researchers estimate that if virtual GP appointments had been offered as a first point of call across all public GP practices in 2019, face-to-face consultations could have been reduced by 50 million. Statistics from the Royal College of General Practitioners found that, in the four weeks leading up to 12 April 2020, 71% of routine consultations in general practice were delivered remotely. Employee travel to GP appointments cost UK businesses an estimated £1.5

Should NHS Doctors charge for patient appointments?

Lloyd Price

As a growing number of practices struggle to survive on overstretched resources, the issue regarding how future funding will be obtained has been pushed to the forefront of NHS concerns. Opponents to the new proposals suggest this could be the case if practices start charging per appointment.

Guide to Practicing Telemedicine While Living Abroad

Enzyme Health

Close For Clinicians For Employers Telehealth Jobs Family Medicine General Practice Emergency Medicine Internal Medicine Nurse Practitioners Family Nurse Practitioners Physician Assistants Psychiatry / Mental Health Hospitalist Dont see your specialty? Blog Login Sign Up Guide to Practicing Telemedicine While Living Abroad Enzyme Health Team February 20, 2019 Think your medical career can’t support an international existence?

Shaping the future of health technologies

Digital Leaders HealthTech

What we’re starting to see now are platforms for secure video consultations between doctors and patients, particularly in general practice – where a good conversation may suffice.

Online GP services: The way forward or caveat emptor?

mHealth Insight

A recent study in regard to electronic alternatives to face-to-face consultations with GPs published in the British Journal of General Practice showed that such access did not help to alleviate workload pressures of GPs, nor did it improve access for patients. The bedrock of patient care in general practice is continuity and that is something that must be protected at all costs. Dr Ray Walley in the Medical Independent, 5th April 2018. mHealth Insights.

Primary care physicians could take $15 billion hit due to COVID-19 in 2020

Henry Kotula

Dive Brief: The financial impact on primary care practices due to the COVID-19 pandemic has been profound and will likely continue in the months ahead, according to a new study published in Health Affairs. Visits of all types to medical practices declined 58% in March and April compared to the baseline average, and in-person patient encounters declined by 69%, the study found. That’s a steep enough loss to threaten the financial viability of many practices. [link].

Protecting patients’ data in a digital NHS

Digital Leaders HealthTech

A doctor from Devon was the first GP to use a computer in consultations in 1970 and by 1975 a nearby health centre became the world’s first paperless general practice.

Future Health Index 2018 : Accelerating Telehealth Adoption to help make Value Based Care a reality

Lloyd Price

This Future Health Index (FHI) report uses data and interviews with leaders that are making value-based care happen around the world to produce practical insights that healthcare leaders in any market can apply to accelerate greater telehealth adoption.

Provider Spotlight: A Seasoned Physician at the Intersection of Emergency Medicine, Sports Medicine, and Telemedicine

Enzyme Health

From solo practice and the rural ER to international travel and the Olympic games, he’s - quite literally - been around the block and seen it twice. Still practicing after 35 years, we wanted to know why he decided to add telemedicine physician to his impressive CV, get his take on the future of healthcare delivery, and hear his advice for providers considering a transition to telemedicine practice. What did you do before practicing telemedicine?

COVID-19: a technologist’s tale

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Whilst the system used by NHS General Practice is fairly well embedded, there is nothing similar for private practices or for any hospitals or dental services. There has been much debate about the right approach and the general media reporting internal concerns from within NHSX about credibility.

Rethinking approaches to remote health and telehealth in Australia

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Speaking during a panel session at the recent AFR Healthcare Summit , Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) President Dr Harry Nespolon said the way remote healthcare and telehealth is offered has changed little since the 1960s. ” Nespolon agreed, adding that general practice needs to be freed from its current regulatory and financial constraints and that’s something that needs to be worked towards.

Data saves lives

Digital Leaders HealthTech

Her examination of the causes of death of British soldiers stationed in Crimea and her highly effective deployment of this data and analysis revolutionised practice. We make anonymised data available through downloads, dashboards and sector specific data hubs, such as the General Practice Data Hub. For the past three years, I have split my week between seeing patients as a child and adolescent psychiatrist and working as the senior clinical lead for data at NHS Digital.

Australia is leading the way in giving people personal control of their own Electronic Health Records (EHR)

Lloyd Price

This includes general practices, hospitals, pharmacies, diagnostic imaging and pathology practices. University of Melbourne Professor of Primary Care Research and General Practitioner Jane Gunn agreed, adding that the development and ongoing review of clinical evidence will drive improvements in the digital health system.

Why Do Doctors Miss T1D Diagnoses?

Insulin Nation

Many physicians in pediatrics or general practice may only see a handful of children with Type 1 diabetes in a lifetime,” she says. The first component is to raise awareness of the disease, and not just in the medical field but also among parents and the general public. In addition to raising awareness among the general public, these billboards and ad campaigns may signal to medical professionals that they need to step up detection efforts, as well.

Avoiding Nuisances of Special Characters in Argus Safety

Perficient

Below are a few examples of irritating outcomes when special characters are introduced and the best practices to avoid the impact. As a general practice, based on our experience with various client data, we recommend avoiding using the special character/symbols as much as possible. Special characters are useful and sometimes necessary for accurate interpretation of the content specifically for medical terms in PV cases.

American States Lag European Nations in Licensure Portability

LinkousThink

The EU lays out minimum training requirements for general practice and specialist physicians and provides for mutual recognition of physicians’ qualifications. It also enforces measures to ensure that the licensing provisions of individual Member states permit the free movement of doctors both to establish themselves and to practice their profession in all Member states.

BBC’s Panorama shows us why Digital Health regulation needs to change

Lloyd Price

Chief inspector of general practice for the CQC, professor Steve Field, said in the programme: “You should look for the CQC logo because some of these websites, if they are not regulated by the CQC, can be very, very dangerous.” “As

Guide to Telemedicine Prescribing for Providers

Enzyme Health

Close For Clinicians For Employers Telehealth Jobs Family Medicine General Practice Emergency Medicine Internal Medicine Nurse Practitioners Family Nurse Practitioners Physician Assistants Psychiatry / Mental Health Hospitalist Dont see your specialty? The act requires providers to conduct at least one in-person visit with a patient prior to prescribing a controlled substance online OR the circumstance must meet one of seven narrow “practice of telemedicine exceptions.”

Outpatient video consultations are feasible but challenging for the NHS

Lloyd Price

When these practical and clinical conditions are met, video consultations can be safe and effective and are liked by staff and patients. But there are challenges in embedding new technology in routine practice, and these challenges may have been under-estimated. However, only a minority of out-patient appointments were thought clinically appropriate or practical to be conducted via video. Some practical pointers emerged from this study.