How Telehealth is Reaching Patients Far Beyond Their Couch at Home

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What if we told you that virtual care delivery is reaching patients wherever they are from the back of an ambulance, in the workplace, or even on an oil rig? And the types of care patients can receive is also much more than you might think. Telepsych and Mental Health in The Workplace.

What has Telemedicine done for You Lately?

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You’ve discussed it in strategy meetings, you’ve overheard your competitors talking about it at conferences, and maybe patients have even asked about it: telemedicine. Why do you need it in your organization?

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How Telehealth Expands Cancer Care Access

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And for rural patients needing cancer care, access to an oncologist is limited with 19% of the U.S. While no one wants to receive a cancer diagnosis, telemedicine can augment care for patients who will ultimately need cancer treatment. The Need for Specialist Care. Mental Health.

5 Niche Telemedicine Specialties That Might Surprise You

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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?

Nursing community collaboration on the European COVID-19 front-lines

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Telehealth Women In Health IT Workforce The pandemic has underlined the importance of nurses working together and ensuring we are better prepared for any future crisis, as highlighted during the 'European Nurses Facing COVID-19' webinar.

'Flattening the curve’ with virtual care in Australia

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The 52-year-old company director was tested a day later and spent the next three and a half weeks “ hospitalised” in his home thanks to the remote care provided by one of the nation ’ s major health facilities, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital (RPA) in Sydney.

A Fresh Look at Telehealth Patient Demographics in 2019

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While mental health used to take up the largest share of telehealth work, it moved from first to fifth on the list, representing only 7% of insurance claim distribution. This is also common with other medical claim lines, like urgent care centers and retail clinics.

Telehealth Research Used to Support New Policy Initiatives for Expansion

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In Fierce Healthcare’s report of the first telehealth study , which author Matt Kuhrt describes as a letter published in the latest Journal of the American Medical Association , researchers found a “ notable uptick in the use of telemedicine among primary care physicians between 2015 and 2017.”.

The Most Important Telemedicine Clinical Outcomes Research You Should Know

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In a broad review of telehealth studies through 2016 , researchers from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality found substantial evidence for positive telehealth outcomes in remote patient monitoring for chronic conditions and for psychotherapy in behavioral healthcare.

Too Old for Telemedicine? Seniors Say Otherwise

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That weekend, your mother’s nursing home lets you know she has a minor respiratory infection – and the on-site staff is virtually consulting with a remote specialist to treat it. Looking for Convenience in Elder Care. Achieving Quality Care in the Golden Years.

79 Percent of Doctors Are Burned Out. Can Virtual Care Delivery Help?

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A new study from InCrowd paints a disturbing picture about provider burnout and its effect on patient care. The survey of 320 PCPs and 319 specialists reveals that 79 percent of primary care physicians (PCPs) describe themselves as burned out, as do 57 percent of specialists.

New Illinois Law Highlights Efforts to Expand Rural Telehealth Access

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To this end, the FCC recently announced its Connected Care Initiative, which seeks to develop broadband access throughout these remote areas to better connect residents to primary and specialty care.

Policymakers: Broadband Funding Key to Bringing Telehealth Access to Rural Areas

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Since taking office, policymakers within the Trump administration have championed the expansion of telehealth access as a means to cut costs and extend care into the nation’s most rural and remote areas. Supporting ‘the Deployment of Broadband’ to Health Facilities.