The Persistent Rural/Urban Broadband Gap Is Bad for Health

Health Populi

The lack of broadband to rural health citizens exacerbates disparities by preventing people from digital engagement in their health and caring for loved ones. In the U.S.,

The Convergence of Health/Care and Real Estate

Health Populi

There’s no denying the growth of telehealth, virtual visits, remote health monitoring and mHealth apps in the healthcare landscape. But these growing technologies don’t replace the role of real estate in health, wellness and medical care. and 41% for medical care.

What Do Tomorrow’s Doctors REALLY Think of mHealth Technology?

mHealth Insight

Nathan Ratner, a third-year medical student at the University of Minnesota and third-place finisher in last year’s Elsevier Hackathon in Finland, talks to Eric Wicklund at mHealth Intelligence, about the promise of mobile health technology. mHealth Insight.

The Importance of Broadband and Net Neutrality for Health, to the Last Person and the Last Mile

Health Populi

That is, where we live directly shapes our socio-economic status, access to healthy food, education, transportation lines, jobs, and health care access — especially primary care. California’s Governor Jerry Brown signed into law a net neutrality bill this weekend.

How Telehealth Is Improving Healthcare for Veterans

InTouch Health

The VA Recently Launched a New Telehealth Tablet Program to Increase Veterans’ Access to Care. However, many veterans often face challenges when seeking care. A recent study shows veterans often have to wait longer to receive care compared to non-VA facilities. To expand healthcare for veterans, the VA recently launched a new telehealth program, providing telehealth-enabled tablets to thousands of veterans across the country. Telehealth Innovation Blog

The Rapid Expansion of School-Based Telehealth Programs

InTouch Health

Several states are launching school-based telehealth programs with the goal to increase student access to healthcare services. Students will be able to access concussion assessment, behavioral counseling, and primary care services through these various programs. Over the last couple of years, twelve states have designated schools as an approved patient setting for receiving telehealth services. The Benefits of School-Based Telehealth. Telehealth Innovation Blo

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?

The The Five Biggest Areas of Opportunity for Digital Health

The Digital Health Corner

The National Cancer Institute’s definition of personalized medicine is “ … a form of medicine that uses information about a person’s genes, proteins, and environment to prevent, diagnose, and treat disease…” Personalized medicine is medical care directed in whole or part from information specific to an individual. The role of personally derived connected data (from sensors external or internal to the body) will also facilitate personalized medical care.

Essential Telemedicine Terms Clinicians Should Know

Enzyme Health

Here’s the essential telehealth terminology that will put you ahead of the curve. This quick telehealth glossary covers the basic terminology telemedicine clinicians should know. The ATA hosts an annual telehealth conference each year and provides educational resources on its website.

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?

April 2019 Telemedicine News

Enzyme Health

mHealth App for Juvenile Arthritis Patients Shows Promise for Youth Patient-Doctor Relationships. A new Swedish-developed mHealth app called Genia is showing promise at the University of Minnesota for fostering communication between juvenile arthritis patients and their care providers. With communication often filtered through parents, young patients can feel left out of care management coordination and plan development.

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?

Survey: U.S. Health System Leaders Embracing Remote & Virtual Care

care innovations

Although it’s steadily improving , reimbursement for remote and virtual care still isn’t as robust as it could be. For the respondents, remote and virtual care were seen as top-of-mind topics (along with cybersecurity, consumer-facing tech, AI, and predictive analytics), even despite the fact that fewer than half acknowledged receiving reimbursement for delivering these services. Telehealth] gives a better consumer experience.”.

Workforce development: Your organization is only as strong as its people

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Focus on Workforce Development According to the Association of American Medical Colleges, the United States will see a shortage of between 46,900 and 121,900 physicians by 2032, including both primary care doctors and specialists. Oranit Ido, chairwoman of mHealth Women, has the recap.

Telemedicine Today: November 2016

American Well

Each month we re-visit some of the most recent announcements, news and events in the telehealth. A Bright Future for EHRs and Telehealth. Today, most EHRs and telehealth systems integrate data, transporting patient demographic, financial, medical and visit information back and forth between systems using protocols like HL7. As more health systems embrace telemedicine, it is increasingly important for virtual care services to be deeply integrated into EHRs.

I will no longer say “turning the corner” when it comes to telemedicine

LinkousThink

The Ontario Telehealth Network manages over 100,000 live physician-patient video consults a year for a variety of specialty and primary care services. For example, Epocrates, an online and mhealth drug interaction application is used by 1.3 Medical systems are integrating remote health care into the normal delivery of care.