Dr. Roboto? Stanford Medicine Foresees Digital Doctors “Maturing”

Health Populi

Looking to the future, most doctors and med students see big potential in personalized medicine to transform health care in the next five years.

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. Furthermore, net neutrality is also an important underpinning for fast health care connections that deliver access to telehealth and virtual health channels that can scale care to under-served people, patients, and caregivers. In the U.S.,

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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. There’s demand among consumers to frequent shopping centers that provide fitness and wellness brick-and-mortar services, 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. “I would like to use mHealth to facilitate greater interaction with patients. This is not mentioned that often, but I think it is one of the greatest benefits of mHealth.

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 Future of Healthcare: Telehealth. Here’s Why You Need to Consider Telemedicine in 2019

Continue Education Journal

Telehealth and Telemedicine Definition. We often hear telehealth and telemedicine used interchangeably, so let’s set the record straight – telehealth is the umbrella term that refers to medical services that healthcare practitioners provide to patients from a distance. Nurses, physicians, counselors or dentists can all provide telehealth services. The benefits of telehealth continues to grow, according to the WHO. Telehealth in 2019.

Providers and Telehealth: Ready For One Another?

Chilmark Research

The telehealth market has enjoyed an upward rise over the last couple of years. After signing on a number of payers, employers, and retailers, telehealth vendors have even begun gaining traction with their direct to consumer (DTC) efforts. beaming in specialists for acute consultations in rural areas) they’ve been less eager to adopt telehealth – generally defined as video-based visit platforms to connect patients and doctors to replace an in-person visit with a virtual one.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

Two Forms of Telemedicine: Synchronous vs. Asynchronous

Lloyd Price

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) defines synchronous telemedicine as "live video-conferencing," which is a "two-way audiovisual link between a patient and a care provider." What is Synchronous Telemedicine?

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? Subscribe to these telemedicine newsletters to stay informed on news, policy, and technological changes that can impact your work in telehealth. The organization was started by Bob Waters, a vocal advocate in the telehealth community.

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. Get to know these, and you should be able to follow along with most telehealth industry conversations or lectures no problem. The ATA hosts an annual telehealth conference each year and provides educational resources on its website. Applying for telemedicine jobs and want to stand out?

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? FDA Approves EYE-SYNC VR Technology for Treating Concussions The FDA recently gave breakthrough device status to EYE-SYNC, a technology aimed at improving concussion care management.

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. In the month of July, we'll speak to experts about how they're managing their workforces – not just clinicians, but IT departments, data scientists, care managers, back office staff and others.

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.

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.