How telemedicine can help patients and solve physician burnout

KevinMD

I have been practicing telemedicine successfully for four years. In 2015, I had to beg doctors to work in telemedicine. Tech Health IT Mobile health Primary Care

Telemedicine and access: Leave no patient behind

KevinMD

Tech Mobile health Primary CareTelehealth, using video to have an acute medical care visit, puts some of the power of choice back into our patient’s hands.

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How telemedicine intersects with AI, social media, and precision medicine

KevinMD

Telemedicine will eventually become a more prominent part of our clinical practice, with the incorporation of artificial intelligence (AI) and social media and networks, and integration with precision medicine in electronic health records. Tech Mobile health

How telemedicine is increasing diversity in clinical trials

KevinMD

Tech Mobile health Practice ManagementAn important part of advancing medical research and drug development is making participation in clinical trials easier and more inclusive.

Beware the limits of telemedicine

KevinMD

I’d be willing to bet most of you have heard of, or previously used, telemedicine in some shape, form or fashion. Stated simply, telemedicine is the process of seeking care from a medical provider using your phone or laptop. Tech Health IT Mobile health Primary Care

Join telemedicine’s transformation of the health care delivery model

KevinMD

I came across Dr. Kevin Tolliver’s post, "Beware the Limits of Telemedicine," and found it to gloss over the benefits of telemedicine and the opportunities that increasing telemedicine uptake can afford to the patient and provider. Tech Mobile health Primary Care

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.

Telemedicine can increase access to medical abortions

KevinMD

Telemedicine has created an environment where patient convenience paired with reduced costs and increased efficiencies have made a better health care experience for both patients and physicians. Tech Mobile health OB/GYN

Look to online dating for the future of telemedicine

KevinMD

Tech Health IT Mobile health Primary CareOnline dating is all the rage these days. Statistics suggest that over a third of couples now meet online.

The role of telemedicine in monitoring blood pressure

KevinMD

Tech Cardiology Mobile healthHypertension, or high blood pressure, is a leading cause of heart disease and stroke that has escalated to alarming rates in recent years, affecting nearly 1 in 3 adults in the U.S.

What HealthyThinker Is Thinking About Health at CES 2020

Health Populi

At #CES2020, exhibitors in the health/care ecosystem will go well beyond wearable devices for tracking steps and heart rate. I’ve also scheduled get-togethers with pharma and life science folks, health plan people, and execs from consumer health companies. Food-tech for health.

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

Healthcare IT Today

A 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.

Why virtual visits may be an important tool for your practice

KevinMD

Telemedicine has been available now for a number of years. Tech Mobile healthDespite being widely accessible, it still struggles to maintain a foothold in the minds of many traditional practitioners.

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

Health Populi

Stanford Medicine interviewed 523 physicians and 210 medical students and residents in September and October 2019 to assess clinicians’ perspectives on digital health topics for this study. One in three doctors uses genetic screening, and one in four, wearable health devices.

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.

Improving Health outcomes with Telemedicine

eVisit

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.

Mobile Health and Data Safety: Convenience vs. Privacy

BHM Healthcare Solutions

Technology may be revolutionizing the healthcare industry but while mobile health applications and cloud-based management are convenient, many think they may be compromising the privacy of healthcare data.

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.

A Health Future with Lyft and Uber as Patient Data Stewards: Rock Health’s 2019 Consumer Survey

Health Populi

Patients searching online for health information and health care provider reviews is mainstream in 2019. Digital health tracking is now adopted by 4 in 10 U.S. Online health information is re-shaping the relationship between patients and clinicians.

eVisit - See How We Simplify Healthcare Delivery to Everyone, Everywhere

eVisit

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Meals on Wheels Uses Mobile App To Keep Care Coordinators In The Loop

Healthcare IT Today

It’s a tale of how Meals on Wheels America, the folks who bring hot meals and social support to homebound elders, is using a mobile app to keep care coordinators informed about their […].

The Digital Health Consumer According to Rock Health

Health Populi

Looking for health information online is just part of being a normal, mainstream health consumer, according to the third Rock Health Digital Health Consumer Adoption Survey published this week. adults were online health information hunters.

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Approved Separate Reimbursements for Non-Traditional Patient Visits

eVisit

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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.

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. CMS is the federal agency that administers HIPAA standards and develops Medicaid and Medicare reimbursement policies for telemedicine.

Telemedicine Services Demand Pressures Payers

BHM Healthcare Solutions

Editor’s Note: Health care executives and providers have shed fears about the deployment of telemedicine services. The demand for telemedicine services pressures payers into staying current with telemedicine based offerings allows payers flexibility with policy updates.

Asynchronous video telemedicine helps TB patients, saves costs in Guam

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The Guam Department of Public Health and Social Services has to cope with a very serious tuberculosis problem. Patients with TB were having to receive their medication via daily visit to or through an in-home visit from the health department.

5 Niche Telemedicine Specialties That Might Surprise You

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 telemedicine industry in the U.S.

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?

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.

The Tyranny of Automation, with Mitchell Goldburgh, NTT Data Services at HIMSS 2018 — Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Twitter: @twitchell )He observed that one of the key challenges the healthcare system is struggling with is the adoption of new technology needed to address population health, both on the diagnostic end and on the care management end. Extracting data from NLP in order to gain better insights and enable better patient engagement through portals and telemedicine. Health Care Law and Consulting.

The Tyranny of Automation, with Mitchell Goldburgh, NTT Data Services at HIMSS 2018 — Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Twitter: @twitchell )He observed that one of the key challenges the healthcare system is struggling with is the adoption of new technology needed to address population health, both on the diagnostic end and on the care management end. Extracting data from NLP in order to gain better insights and enable better patient engagement through portals and telemedicine. Health Care Law and Consulting.

The Tyranny of Automation, with Mitchell Goldburgh, NTT Data Services at HIMSS 2018 — Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Twitter: @twitchell )He observed that one of the key challenges the healthcare system is struggling with is the adoption of new technology needed to address population health, both on the diagnostic end and on the care management end. Extracting data from NLP in order to gain better insights and enable better patient engagement through portals and telemedicine. Health Care Law and Consulting.

The Tyranny of Automation, with Mitchell Goldburgh, NTT Data Services at HIMSS 2018 — Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Twitter: @twitchell )He observed that one of the key challenges the healthcare system is struggling with is the adoption of new technology needed to address population health, both on the diagnostic end and on the care management end. Extracting data from NLP in order to gain better insights and enable better patient engagement through portals and telemedicine. Health Care Law and Consulting.

The Tyranny of Automation, with Mitchell Goldburgh, NTT Data Services at HIMSS 2018 — Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Twitter: @twitchell )He observed that one of the key challenges the healthcare system is struggling with is the adoption of new technology needed to address population health, both on the diagnostic end and on the care management end. Extracting data from NLP in order to gain better insights and enable better patient engagement through portals and telemedicine. Health Care Law and Consulting.

The Burgeoning Role Of Venture Capital In Health Care

Henry Kotula

[link] ; The US health care system relies heavily on private markets. B etween 2010 and 2017, the value of investments in digital health increased by 858 percent, and the number of financing deals in this sector increased by 412 percent; more than $41.5

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A tale of two tech titans hoping to help healthcare

Health Blawg

Apple recently announced its foray into the personal health record market. Its initial offering is limited to a handful of health care systems, and the data collected and placed in the palms of our hands is PHR data, not full EHR data, as some outlets had reported, but the rollout has certainly engaged the commentariat in a deep dive into the pros and cons of Apple’s latest move in the healthcare sphere. Health Care Law and Consulting. It was the best of times.

5 Healthcare Industry Issues of 2016: Part 1

BHM Healthcare Solutions

So far we’ve discussed the important trends of Pharmacy and Behavioral Health and how each of those industries is expected to make great strides in the New Year. From mobile health to Mergers and Acquisitions let’s look at the first 5 healthcare industry issues bound to take root this year.

The Promise of Telehealth for Older People – the U-M National Poll on Healthy Aging

Health Populi

And so, too, are older folks re-imagining how and where their health care services could be delivered and consumed. Health Populi’s Hot Points: I recently collaborated with HealthMine on a survey looking into Medicare Advantage members’ views of health and digital technology.

A tale of two tech titans hoping to help healthcare

Health Blawg

Apple recently announced its foray into the personal health record market. The road to hell is paved with good intentions, and the road to our digital health utopia of seamless data interoperability and transparency is littered with rusted hulks of other really great ideas.