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.

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.

How telemedicine will revolutionize primary care

KevinMD

It has become more and more evident with time that the health care delivery system here in the United States is riddled with issues. In many ways, the system seems to step on its own feet — as the health care professionals working within it fight to make it work.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

eVisit

News telemedicine coverage telehealth reimbursement telehealth policy telehealth billing state policy resources remote care profitable practice profitability Private payers policy payments payers payees mobile monitoring mobile health

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 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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Oncology Patients experience a personalized journey with interventions and education for better care

Consumer eHealth Engagement

Although some steps entail engaging with care staff at a hospital or clinic, most of the time patients are challenged with managing their disease on a daily basis away from the health system. To be proactive and stay aligned with patient needs, health systems must collect patient information (e.g. AMITA Health’s Pilot will leverage TapCloud. AMITA Health, one of Illinois’s largest health systems is in the process of planning their pilot which will use TapCloud.

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.

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.

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.

As Workers’ Healthcare Costs Increase, Employers Look to Telehealth and Wearable Tech to Manage Cost & Health Risks

Health Populi

Family premiums for health insurance received at the workplace grew 5% in 2018: to $19,616, according to the 2018 KFF Employer Health Benefits Survey released today by the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF). Health benefits as a share of compensation have been stable for a decade.

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.

National TRC Webinar Series: Expanding Quality Metrics to Include Telehealth

Telehealth Blog

Featured Real World Examples Telehealth #telehealth #telemedicine #SCTF2016 telehealth telemedicineExpanding Quality Metrics to Include Telehealth. Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 1 PM CDT. Register Today!

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.

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.

Why Digital Health Is Beneficial To Clinical Trials

BHM Healthcare Solutions

The emergence of new digital health technologies will hopefully change this. With digital health, researchers and physicians now have access to reputable providers outside their clinic where they can get answers, not in a week or in a month, but instantly on-demand when needed.

Innovation HealthJam #InnovationHealthJam

Medicine and Technology

This event will challenge a large diverse group within the medical eco-system to re-frame health care in the United States. healthcare reform mobile healthIn a few weeks, the Innovation HealthJam will happen online! June 17-19.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Connected Care is Better Care

Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health

Robert Pearl, CEO of The Permanente Medical Group, speaks at Health Affairs briefing on Feb. Photo courtesy Health Affairs). Connected care” is gaining more momentum in the health care industry.

Stanford’s ClickWell: Virtual Model for Primary Care

Consumer eHealth Engagement

Patients use the MyHealth mobile app to schedule and conduct a video visit and share home health device data with the care team. With this highly educated, tech savvy patient population, there is a tremendous opportunity to leverage mobile tools to enhance the patient experience.

Joe Kvedar, VP of Connected Health, Partners HealthCare, Chapter 2

Health System CIO

Today, Partners HealthCare Connected Health continues to push the envelope by transforming healthcare through tools like remote monitoring and virtual care. In this interview, Joe Kvedar, MD, talks about how the organization has evolved to meet the changing needs of patients and providers, why telemedicine is finally rising to the top, and the problem with statistics around patient engagement. The term “Connected Health”. Payers & retail as drivers of mobile health.

The Buzz at Davos: A Digital Health Revolution

Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health

Today, the World Economic Forum blog published a post by Jamie Ferguson, vice president of health IT for Kaiser Permanente: A Digital Health Revolution in the Making. Mobile apps and wearable devices empower individuals to manage their health and wellness,” Ferguson says in his blog post. “Big These things can all have great impact, but Ferguson points out that we can and should do more to really leverage the digital health revolution currently underway.

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.

mHealth13: Lots Going On, But Few New Developments

Chilmark Research

HIMSS’ younger sibling has slowly grown over the last five years, a period that has seen a Precambrian explosion of companies and advances in mobile tech. However, despite some early hints of maturity, the mHealth Summit revealed the mobile healthcare market’s overall identity confusion.

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