Why It's Time to Embrace Telemedicine

eVisit

What’s this new thing called Telemedicine? For starters, it’s not new! I t’s more than 40 years old and was developed as a way to use improvements in communication technology to bring quality medical diagnoses and care to individuals in remote parts of the world.

The Future of Telemedicine

Ortholive

Telemedicine, which uses the Internet to connect patients and providers, is growing. Though the terms e-health, m-health , and telehealth are often interchanged for telemedicine, the deliverable is always the connection and interaction between patient and caregiver in a digital medium.

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mHealth Guide to HIMSS19

mHealth Insight

Next week (11-15 February 2019) in Orlando (USA) 45,000 delegates will attend the world’s biggest Healthcare IT Conference and Exhibition and we’ll be there for meetings and to learn about and share mHealth innovations with readers of the mHealth Insight blog. mHealth focused talks and panels in the Conference: mHealth to discover on the exhibition floor: Robust Medical Co Robust Medical Co (China/Booth 867).

Telemedicine, Telehealth, and mHealth Bolster Health Independence and Healthcare Related Quality of Life

Arizona Telemedicine Program

In healthcare, telemedicine, telehealth, and mobile health (mHealth) technologies can help us maintain or improve our health more independently by enabling us to track our health, and access and connect with expert care from where we are.

What has Telemedicine done for You Lately?

eVisit

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. There is a simple reason why: telemedicine simultaneously improves patient experience and makes healthcare providers more efficient. Why do you need it in your organization? For one, a Cisco global survey found that 74% of patients are interested in access to virtual healthcare services.

Improving Health outcomes with Telemedicine

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In recent years, healthcare providers and medical professionals have turned to increasingly advanced technologies to serve their patients and maintain an advantage in the healthcare marketplace. Incorporating virtual care into a service line strategy has proven to have many benefits, not the least of which is improving patient outcomes.

A New Era of Virtual Care Has Begun, Accenture Finds

Health Populi

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

Health Populi

The vast majority of doctors are using electronic health records, and four in ten have adopted telemedicine in their workflow.

Data Security: How eVisit protects your booty

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Telemedicine is easy, right?

What HealthyThinker Is Thinking About Health at CES 2020

Health Populi

In 2017, I wrote about your car as a mobile platform for health , a new definition for the phrase “mHealth.”

Consumers’ Embrace of Digital Health Tech Stalls, and Privacy Concerns Prevail – Accenture’s 2020 Research

Health Populi

Millions of dollars and developers’ time have been invested in conceiving and making digital health tools. Yet with that bullish supply side of digital health, there was a marked decline in peoples’ use of them in the past two years, found by Accenture in their latest health consumer survey, Digital is Transforming Health, So Why is Consumer Adoption Stalling? Use of mobile apps to track personal health activity fell from nearly 1 in 2 consumers to 1 in 3.

Consumers Focus on Basic Needs in the COVID-19 Pandemic: Is Self-Care a New Normal?

Health Populi

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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. View research study > View article in mHealth Intelligence > Indiana Ocular Telehealth Lawsuit Highlights Ongoing National Battle.

Set your Organization Apart: How Virtual Care Attracts and Delights your Market

eVisit

If there is one thing that the last decade has shown us, it’s that nothing stays the same. This is true in all aspects of healthcare. Everything from patient records, writing prescriptions, navigating reimbursement, analyzing risk, and updating treatment protocols have changed.

Going Digital for Health Is a New-Normal for Consumers

Health Populi

Using digital health tech is a new normal for U.S. consumers, including Seniors, found in the 2018 digital health consumer survey from Deloitte. The title of the report, “Consumers are on board with virtual health options,” summarizes the bullish outlook for telehealth.

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. Telemedicine, however, is more specific and refers to the use of electronic services allowing doctors to communicate with other doctors and give consultations to patients without an office visit.

March 2019 Telemedicine News

Enzyme Health

Quickly scale your telemedicine business using our clinician network - announcing Enzyme On Demand ! Blog Login Sign Up March 2019 Telemedicine News Enzyme Health Team March 31, 2019 Review the latest telemedicine innovations, partnerships, and research making news in March 2019. View complete story in mHealth Intelligence > Prescription Dispensing Telemedicine Kiosks Launch Imagine you are traveling cross-country and battling a nasty cold.

Two Forms of Telemedicine: Synchronous vs. Asynchronous

Lloyd Price

What is Synchronous Telemedicine? 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."

Essential Telemedicine Terms Clinicians Should Know

Enzyme Health

Applying for telemedicine jobs and want to stand out? This quick telehealth glossary covers the basic terminology telemedicine clinicians should know. Asynchronous telemedicine: Asynchronous telemedicine, sometimes known as store and forward, refers to telemedicine that is delivered at a later time from when the patient or another healthcare provider requests it. This is also known as the patient site and is used for telemedicine laws and Medicaid reimbursement.

Essential Checklist for Getting Started in Telemedicine

Enzyme Health

Find out how to get started practicing telemedicine, what you need, and what can set you apart with this handy downloadable checklist for getting started in telehealth. Curious about practicing telemedicine but not sure where to begin? Whether you are looking for a part-time position to supplement your salary or want to make a full-time transition to telemedicine, this guide should get you on your way. Review Telemedicine Research. Talk to a Telemedicine Recruiter.

February 2020 Telehealth Industry Happenings

Ortholive

But behind the headlines, telemedicine continued to make it’s way steadily into the mainstream. telehealth" "telemedicine" mhealth CMS remote monitoringYears from now, a Google search of February 2020 will likely bring up more articles with the keywords “coronavirus” over any other type of news. Here’s what happened in the telehealth industry last month.

The Digital Health Consumer According to Rock Health

Health Populi

But only one in four people had used wearable technology for health, and one in five had participated in a live video telemedicine encounter.

June 2019 Telehealth Industry Happenings

Ortholive

In June, telehealth and mHealth service offerings expanded around the nation. telehealth" "telemedicine" mhealth telehealth parity Alexa JD PowersA new app launched that tracks remote patients through their Alexa. Another state joined others requiring parity in telehealth reimbursement, and much more. Here's what happened in June 2019 in telehealth.

July Telehealth Industry Happenings

Ortholive

telehealth" "telemedicine" mhealth MayoClinic YaleAs we hit the midway point in the summer of 2019, there were several new telehealth initiatives, research, and activities that made the news.

Simplifying the Telehealth Industry: Types of Telemedicine Companies

Enzyme Health

Quickly scale your telemedicine business using our clinician network - announcing Enzyme On Demand ! Blog Login Sign Up Simplifying the Telehealth Industry: Types of Telemedicine Companies Enzyme Health Team March 20, 2019 From software to mHealth devices, on-demand to asynchronous care, and private practice vs. enterprise support, the landscape of telemedicine companies can be confusing to navigate.

Is Fraud the biggest driver of telemedicine revenues?

mHealth Insight

Seven companies and four men have been charged with involvement in a $1 billion telemedicine fraud scheme involving allegedly filed false claims for payment and misleading doctors and patients in order to defraud private health benefit programs.

November Telehealth Industry Happenings

Ortholive

telehealth" "telemedicine" mhealth VA HIMSSWe’re nearing the end of the fourth quarter, 2019, and telehealth shows no signs of abating.

Reuters Health: Telemedicine surging in US but still uncommon

mHealth Insight

“Although telemedicine visits have increased sharply in the U.S. The goal of telemedicine is to help improve access to specialty care, particularly in rural, underserved areas of the country, researchers note in JAMA. TeleMedicine is a Bust because Mobile killed it.

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

Enzyme Health

Quickly scale your telemedicine business using our clinician network - announcing Enzyme On Demand ! Blog Login Sign Up 9 Best Telemedicine Newsletters You Should Be Reading to Keep Up With the Industry Enzyme Health Team March 27, 2019 In an industry that can feel isolating, it’s important to keep connected. Subscribe to these telemedicine newsletters to stay informed on news, policy, and technological changes that can impact your work in telehealth.

U.S. Consumer Adoption of Apps To Manage Chronic Conditions, Health and Fitness Activities

Healthcare IT Today

Ambulatory Analytics/Big Data C-Suite Leadership Clinical EMR-EHR Healthcare IT IT Telemedicine and Remote Monitoring Chronic Disease Management Apps Health And Fitness Apps mHealth Mobile Health App Users Mobile Health Apps Mobile Health Data Privacy Mobile Health Data Security RedoxA solid minority of American consumers are adopting mobile health apps to manage chronic conditions or maintain their health and fitness, according to a new survey conducted by Redox.

CNBC: Why TeleMedicine is a Bust

mHealth Insight

A fascinating article on “Why telemedicine has been such a bust so far” by Christina Farr. mHealth Insights. The first thing that should be obvious about why TeleMedicine is a bust can be seen at a glance.

Must listen JP Morgan Healthcare Conference Webcasts: Teladoc

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Next Generation ACO Model Bodes Well for Telemedicine Reimbursement

American Well

The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) published a press release in support of the Next Generation ACO Model. And for a broader understanding of the telemedicine reimbursement landscape, read the reimbursement blog post from 2015. The Medicare section goes into detail about the barriers to reimbursement, providing a full-scope view of the challenges for telemedicine. For more on the significance of the Next Generation ACO program, read mHealth’s analysis.

Next Generation ACO Model Bodes Well for Telemedicine Reimbursement

American Well

The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) published a press release in support of the Next Generation ACO Model. And for a broader understanding of the telemedicine reimbursement landscape, read the reimbursement blog post from 2015. The Medicare section goes into detail about the barriers to reimbursement, providing a full-scope view of the challenges for telemedicine. For more on the significance of the Next Generation ACO program, read mHealth’s analysis.

Finally, Some Concrete Use Cases for Telehealth

Chilmark Research

No, I’m not talking about The Wall Street Journal declaration that telemedicine is transforming healthcare. Not to sound like a hipster, but I wrote my “ telemedicine is changing healthcare IT ” article back in 2012, before it was cool.). Connected Health consumer health mHealth telemedicine Uncategorized AHRQ chronic care counseling patient engagement remote patient monitoring

Can Apple Keep the Doctor Away?

Chilmark Research

For now, looking at ghosts of PHRs past as well as the current mHealth environment, we can point to several issues that will define the success or failure of Apple and their contemporaries. Quality and Curation : With regards to adoption, the biggest healthcare complaint about mHealth is that there is too much going on. Connected Health consumer health Engagement Google Health HealthVault mHealth Privacy telemedicine Uncategorized Aetna Apple Cigna Health app Healthkit Samsung

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Register now for ATA 2013 - American Telemedicine Association

Medicine and Technology

Register now for ATA 2013 - American Telemedicine Association May 5 - 7, 2013 Austin, TX Used code "LinkedInATA" for $50 off your full meeting (non-member) registration. Join 6,000 healthcare and technology professionals at the world's largest telemedicine meeting. Featuring over 450 presentations on telehealth and mHealth and industry expo. This year at ATA, get there a day early and don't miss the ATA 2013 Telemedicine Venture Fair: Connecting capital, telehealth startups.

A tale of two tech titans hoping to help healthcare

Health Blawg

Imagine a telemedicine encounter via iPhone where the remote clinician can get a better picture of the patient’s health by being granted permission to access data in the Apple PHR on the phone. Imagine a telemedicine encounter via iPhone where the remote clinician can get a better picture of the patient's health by being granted permission to access data in the Apple PHR on the phone. It was the best of times. It was the worst of times. We are awash in data.

Why telemedicine and remote patient monitoring demand will skyrocket in 2019

Redox

If you were to ask someone on the street what they consider the most impactful digital health innovation over the last five years, there’s a good chance their response would be, “telemedicine”. Oddly, even with its place in the general public’s lexicon, telemedicine utilization is still rather low. While video visits are only one aspect of telemedicine, these numbers make it clear that the technology still has not reached the point of mass adoption and use.

Providers and Telehealth: Ready For One Another?

Chilmark Research

While this shift was on full display at the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) conference earlier this month, it is also evident that both sides are at an early stage of readiness. While providers have shown some receptivity for telemedicine over the last decade, (e.g. Connected Health consumer health Engagement mHealth Retail Health telemedicine UncategorizedThe telehealth market has enjoyed an upward rise over the last couple of years.

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