Why It's Time to Embrace Telemedicine

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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.

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.

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.

Data Security: How eVisit protects your booty

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Telemedicine is easy, right?

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

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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.

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

The Arizona Telemedicine Program Blog

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Telemedicine Today: November 2016

American Well Blog

Welcome to the November 2016 edition of Avizia’s Telemedicine Today! As more health systems embrace telemedicine, it is increasingly important for virtual care services to be deeply integrated into EHRs. Telemedicine offers hope to the millions of children and parents seeking care. mHealth Intelligence. A survey of more than 500 mothers finds that 100% want round-the-clock access to healthcare, and nearly 80% want to use telemedicine for non-emergency medical needs.

Next Generation ACO Model Bodes Well for Telemedicine Reimbursement

American Well Blog

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.

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.).

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.

Must listen JP Morgan Healthcare Conference Webcasts: Teladoc

ACO Watch

Affordable Care Act digital health telemedicine innovation jp morgan healthcare conference mhealth Teladoc telehealth triple aimby Gregg A.

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.

3 Real-World Reasons the Scripps Study Failed

Chilmark Research

Connected Health consumer health Engagement mHealth telemedicine Uncategorized Apple biometrics Qualcomm Life remote patient monitoring RPM ScrippsRemote Monitoring CAN work – but that doesn’t mean it WILL. Figure from Chilmark’s Connected Health Report).

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mHealth13: Lots Going On, But Few New Developments

Chilmark Research

Another year, another mHealth Summit. However, despite some early hints of maturity, the mHealth Summit revealed the mobile healthcare market’s overall identity confusion. The FDA’s recent ruling on mHealth has caused more confusion than it has cleared up.

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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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HIMSS or Bust

Chilmark Research

ACO Analytics Care Management Chilmark Research Cloud Computing Connected Health consumer health Engagement Interoperability mHealth policy telemedicine Uncategorized Electronic Health Records Health Information Exchange HIMSS'14 PHM population health management

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My Favorite Myths About Telemedicine

LinkousThink

Last year I asked the ATA staff to come up with a list of the top myths about telemedicine. Anyway, here are a few of the most popular myths, in no particular order, and a brief explanation why the statement is a myth: Telemedicine is a new, emerging field. This has been repeated in a number of articles and blogs by newcomers to telemedicine who haven’t heard of it before and, thus, believe it must be new. Broadband is important but not for every telemedicine application.

Telemedicine 2010 & 2011 Part 2 - TECHNOLOGY

LinkousThink

Telemedicine has never been bereft of electronic wizardry and 2010 included a host of exciting developments with clever new devices that see, analyze, and intervene with any number of medical maladies, all at steadily reduced prices. Here are a few thoughts on two leading technologies: mHealth and video. mHealth , clearly the hottest topic in telemedicine technology for 2010, has become a trendy term used for a perplexing array of activities.

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

LinkousThink

For years we talked about reaching the point when telemedicine services became self-sustaining outside of temporary grants, going from promise to reality. We have long passed the point of telemedicine being a new application. This is what I mean about the reality of telemedicine: There are areas where remote health services have made a measurable difference in healthcare. For example, Epocrates, an online and mhealth drug interaction application is used by 1.3

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.

ATA 2014 Call for Presentations Now Open

Medicine and Technology

The American Telemedicine Association 2014 call for presentations is now open. The ATA Annual Meeting is recognized throughout the world as the primary forum for healthcare professionals and entrepreneurs in the telemedicine, telehealth and mHealth space. American Telemedicine Association ATA telehealth telemedicineSpeak at the largest telehealth event of the year!

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. It was the best of times. It was the worst of times. We are awash in data.

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. It was the best of times. It was the worst of times. We are awash in data.

Ed Grogan, VP & CIO, Calvert Health System, Chapter 3

Health System CIO

A passion for technology integration Riding The mHealth wave In the current health system landscape, where organizations just keep growing, Calvert Health System is considered to be quite small. Riding The mHealth wave. We have sort of a best-of-breed affiliation strategy here at Calvert, where we have the best of breed for ICU telemedicine, critical care affiliation with the University of Maryland.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

SEARCH is Headed to the West Coast

Telehealth Blog

telemedicine, telehealth, eHealth, mHealth, etc.). That discussion has evolved into an annual meeting of open dialogue that revolves around telemedicine research, findings, and national priorities. Register Today for SEARCH 2018! Submit your abstract online!

7 Telehealth Terms You Need to Know

BHM Healthcare Solutions

Telemedicine. Very similar to telehealth, telemedicine is “the use of medical information exchanged from one site to another via electronic communications to improve a patient’s clinical health status. mHealth.

A Report on the Status of Telemedicine from the Three C’s

LinkousThink

Over the past ten days I have been on the road speaking and participating in a number of completely different telemedicine-related meetings including the Canadian Society of Telehealth in Vancouver, Canada, a cellular industry conference in California and the Cartagena Telemedicine Conference in Colombia. Talking with these three groups in the three “C’s” (Canada, California and Colombia) provided an interesting opportunity to get a bigger view of where telemedicine is going.

Keynote Speakers at ATA 2013

Medicine and Technology

Don't miss ATA 2013 for the latest updates on telemedicine. Mercy, a 31 hospital healthcare system serving hundreds of communities in the Midwest, is transforming the patient experience through comprehensive telemedicine and HIT services. Mercy gives patients online access to doctors and medical records, utilizing telemedicine for a wide array of clinical services, include pediatrics and rural healthcare. American Telemedicine Association ATA telehealth telemedicine

Get ready for National Health IT Week #NHITWeek

Medicine and Technology

Maybe you're into mHealth, telemedicine, or remote care. Sept 16-20 is National Health IT Week. You can follow updates on Twitter by using #NHITWeek This year's theme for the Blog Carnival is "the Value of Health IT." So, what are you passionate about?

Edward Martinez, SVP/CIO, Miami Children’s Hospital, Chapter 3

Health System CIO

Focus on telehealth — “How do we get these sub-specialists in front of the kids who can’t walk in here” Improving access to care while cutting costs The importance of a clear organizational vision Earlier this year, Ed Martinez received the 2012 Innovator of the Year Award from CHIME for his efforts in leading the mHealth program that is transforming the way care is practiced at Miami Children’s Hospital. Garnering CHIME Innovator of the Year honors What does being innovative mean?

Making the Most Out of Telehealth

American Well Blog

Every health system has a different strategy for using mHealth and telehealth that builds on its own strengths. No two mHealth or telehealth programs are alike. EMRs haven’t been great at integrating” with telehealth platforms and mHealth devices, “but it’s becoming an evolution. That’s where telemedicine comes into play.”. Together we provide a comprehensive acute care offering—a full end-to-end telemedicine solution for health systems and their providers.

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The new Digital Health model : Disruption, Engagement, Integration and Trust

Lloyd Price

For best outcomes, other healthcare innovations such as telemedicine, mHealth applications and e-prescriptions will be built around the digitised health information.