Can Nurse Practitioners Use Telehealth?

Ortholive

Advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs), a subset of healthcare that includes nurse practitioners, has been increasingly called upon over the past few decades to extend healthcare beyond the primary care physician safety net.

Prelude to Health 2.0 2019: Thinking Consumers At the Center of Digital Health Transformation

Health Populi

kicks off today in pre-conference sessions, there is useful context described in a new report from the American Hospital Association’s Center for Health Innovation and EY talking about health care digital transformation in the form of “Anywhere Care.”

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How Albertsons Grocery Stores and Rite Aid Can Help Remake Healthcare

Health Populi

health/care ecosystem that brings a self-care front-door closer to consumers, patients and caregivers. His remarks provided context and introduction to a panel on “The Power of the Patient” in helping address health care costs in America.

Nursing community collaboration on the European COVID-19 front-lines

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Telehealth Women In Health IT Workforce The pandemic has underlined the importance of nurses working together and ensuring we are better prepared for any future crisis, as highlighted during the 'European Nurses Facing COVID-19' webinar.

COVID-19’s Consumer Health Care Behaviors: Telehealth, Trauma, and Trust, via PwC

Health Populi

“Getting consumers to come back for care may depend on how much trust the health system can build with them over the next few months,” PwC notes in the report. One healthcare flow consumers and clinicians have adopted in the COVID-19 pandemic is telehealth.

New bill would codify Medicare reimbursement for telehealth services

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

introduced new legislation this week that would provide for permanent Medicare payments for telehealth services at federally qualified health centers and rural health clinics. Other lawmakers have moved to protect access to telehealth in the long term.

All the Jobs Doctors and Nurses Can Do From Home

Enzyme Health

Work from home jobs for doctors and nurses can help you achieve more life balance while still serving patients either one-on-one or behind the scenes. From phone triage, to telemedicine, to medical writing, here is a robust list of work from home jobs for doctors and nurses.

Doctors Without Patients: ‘Our Waiting Rooms Are Like Ghost Towns’

Henry Kotula

The group’s four doctors and two nurse practitioners quickly adapted to the coronavirus pandemic, sharply cutting back clinic hours and switching to virtual visits to keep patients and staff safe. They’ve really left out primary care, really all the independent physicians,” he said.

How Telehealth Can Improve Access to Specialty Healthcare

InTouch Health

Our Recent Partnership with Sharp Healthcare Shows the Benefits of Specialty Telehealth. Additionally, the patient’s primary care provider may have trouble sharing information with the specialty provider, which can delay access to care and worsen patient outcomes.

A guide to telehealth vendors in the age of COVID-19

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Telehealth always has been a key pillar of technology-enabled care delivery that helps hospitals, health systems and group practices deliver quality care at a distance – and often also gain efficiencies, improve patient and provider satisfaction and save costs.

How MedStar Health went from 7 to 4,150 daily telehealth visits in two months

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

As MedStar Health launched its telehealth response to the COVID-19 pandemic, hundreds of the health system’s caregivers first rose to the challenge of meeting a historic surge in demand for the existing MedStar eVisit urgent care, on-demand telehealth offering.

Telehealth Partnerships

American Well

Healthcare professionals may be asking themselves, “Who can I help through telehealth?”. And, if a telehealth professional sets up an agreement with a statewide agency, you can work with the same system over a much larger area, which helps states rein in costs in an era of budget cutting.

Intermountain Shows Telehealth to be a Low-Cost Option for Quality Healthcare

American Well

The article highlighted findings from an Intermountain study showing that total costs for the health system’s urgent care telehealth program are much less than care provided in other settings, including urgent care, primary care and emergency rooms.

How the Coronavirus Pandemic Is Driving Demand for Telehealth Services

InTouch Health

Demand for telehealth services has been on the rise for decades, but the coronavirus outbreak has dramatically increased usage rates around the United States. Individuals should first contact their doctor or care provider if they are suffering from flu-like symptoms.

A Fresh Look at Telehealth Patient Demographics in 2019

Enzyme Health

Recent patient surveys shed light on who is using telemedicine, why they are using it, and how benefits and barriers to telehealth use are rapidly shifting as adoption grows. More Patients Than Ever Are Using Telehealth Services. Barriers to Telehealth Adoption.

Best Telehealth Podcasts for Healthcare Professionals

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?

Intermountain Shows Telehealth to be a Low-Cost Option for Quality Healthcare

American Well

The article highlighted findings from an Intermountain study showing that total costs for the health system’s urgent care telehealth program are much less than care provided in other settings, including urgent care, primary care and emergency rooms.

Beyond The Four, Don’t Count Out the ”W’s” for Healthcare Innovation: Walgreens and Walmart

Health Populi

The complications of healthcare are, today, the opportunities to develop innovations and novel on-ramps for health care. The latest news from Walgreens is their launch of Find Care Now. MDLIVE, national telehealth service.

Telehealth Serving the Underserved – Small Town, USA Benefits From Access to Care

South Central Telehealth Resource Center

According to National Public Radio, “a growing number of Americans [are] turning to telehealth appointments with medical providers in the wake of widespread hospital closings in remote communities, and a shortage of local primary care doctors, specialists, and other providers.”. Lauren Fields, the Chief Coordinated Care Officer at ARcare, has seen this struggle first hand, but has also recently seen the drastic improvement in healthcare access through telemedicine.

Telehealth Partnerships

American Well

Healthcare professionals may be asking themselves, “Who can I help through telehealth?”. And, if a telehealth professional sets up an agreement with a statewide agency, you can work with the same system over a much larger area, which helps states rein in costs in an era of budget cutting. Three distinct population groups get access to medical care they otherwise would lack. Telehealth has already been shown to work in this context for almost every situation.

CMS rolls back more Medicare, telehealth regs for providers working through pandemic

Henry Kotula

Dive Brief: CMS issued a another round of sweeping regulatory rollbacks Thursday that will temporarily change how some providers care for patients and get compensated during the ongoing pandemic. economy, according to CMS, along with delivering expanded care to seniors. [link].

2019 Telehealth Predictions: The Emergence of a Game-Changer for Healthcare

American Well

Shifts in state and federal policies fueled massive growth for both commercial and government reimbursement for telehealth and, admittedly, there was also growing maturity in the understanding of how to blend technologies into the way we consume and deliver care. More payers added telehealth to their benefits. But above all, in 2018, our definition of telehealth changed. 2019: It’s not your grandpa’s version of telehealth anymore.

The Rapid Expansion of School-Based Telehealth Programs

InTouch Health

Several states are launching school-based telehealth programs with the goal to increase student access to healthcare services. Students will be able to access concussion assessment, behavioral counseling, and primary care services through these various programs. Over the last couple of years, twelve states have designated schools as an approved patient setting for receiving telehealth services. The Benefits of School-Based Telehealth. Telehealth Innovation Blo

Telehealth Research Used to Support New Policy Initiatives for Expansion

care innovations

In Fierce Healthcare’s report of the first telehealth study , which author Matt Kuhrt describes as a letter published in the latest Journal of the American Medical Association , researchers found a “ notable uptick in the use of telemedicine among primary care physicians between 2015 and 2017.”.

UVA Health System expands telehealth offerings

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The University of Virginia Health System announced it would be expanding its telehealth offerings to help treat diabetes, heart disease and other chronic illnesses.

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?

2019 Telehealth Predictions: The Emergence of a Game-Changer for Healthcare

American Well

Shifts in state and federal policies fueled massive growth for both commercial and government reimbursement for telehealth and, admittedly, there was also growing maturity in the understanding of how to blend technologies into the way we consume and deliver care.

School-based Telehealth  Improves Health Outcomes

American Well

As it turns out, according to a new study by the University of Rochester not only is telehealth access improving child health both in schools and at home , children are responding positively to it in all manner of settings. Telehealth access at home bridges that gap.

Telemedicine for population health: The future of telehealth

American Well

As hospitals and health systems move toward a fee-for-value payment structure, the focus of care delivery has shifted drastically from more visits to quality outcomes. By adopting virtual care solutions , providers can manage health outcomes across a population of patients.

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.

School-based Telehealth  Improves Health Outcomes

American Well

As it turns out, according to a new study by the University of Rochester not only is telehealth access improving child health both in schools and at home , children are responding positively to it in all manner of settings. The study by the University of Rochester has shown that, through a blend of in-person care from school nurses and telehealth access at home, have better health results. Telehealth access at home bridges that gap.

12 Ways Telehealth is Saving Small Hospitals

GlobalMed

As community hubs of healthcare, they are tasked with delivering expert medical care across emergency departments, outpatient practices, surgical suites, labs, radiology departments, intensive care units and more. Meet accountable care and risk contracts.

The Stars Have Aligned For Telehealth

American Well

American Well’s CEO Roy Schoenberg recently shared the perspective with HealthcareITNews that the stars are finally aligning for telehealth. Telehealth increasingly has become one of the ways physicians interact with patients,” said Schoenberg.

Disruption Is Healthcare’s New Normal

Health Populi

This last article responded to the question, “Can we successfully deliver better quality care for patients at a lower cost?” asked by François de Brantes, Executive Director of the Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute.

Telemedicine for population health: The future of telehealth

American Well

As hospitals and health systems move toward a fee-for-value payment structure, the focus of care delivery has shifted drastically from more visits to quality outcomes. By adopting virtual care solutions , providers can manage health outcomes across a population of patients.

Telehealth Providers’ “Wish List” for the Future

American Well

Indeed, our recent Closing the Telehealth Gap research report – jointly produced by Avizia and Modern Healthcare – showed 7 2-percent of hospitals, 52-percent of physician practices and 36-percent of additional groups (like nursing homes and ambulatory centers) now use some form of telehealth. Beyond the hurdles, they see a clear telehealth road map to better satisfy. The post Telehealth Providers’ “Wish List” for the Future appeared first on American Well.

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The Stars Have Aligned For Telehealth

American Well

American Well’s CEO Roy Schoenberg recently shared the perspective with HealthcareITNews that the stars are finally aligning for telehealth. Telehealth increasingly has become one of the ways physicians interact with patients,” said Schoenberg. We’ve witnessed this firsthand during some of our recent client telehealth launches. Baptist Health South Florida launched Care On Demand to its more than 1 million annual patients.

VA Connected Care Chief: Telehealth Is 'Going to Become Health Care'

care innovations

For advocates of remote patient monitoring , virtual visit technology , and other technology-based care methods, telehealth isn’t just a current trend to be navigated, but something much more integral and long-term, reflecting the very future of healthcare delivery in the United States.

Healthcare Pyramid: the Healthcare Navigator needs telehealth

American Well

In these situations, patients want a provider (or in some cases providers making up our care team) who is not only knowledgeable, credible and trusted; they want one who can answer a range of questions and with whom they can build a personal relationship. The specialist may be the right person in the right role, but at a given time they may not be the ideal primary care provider. On the technology end, we have the emerging platform of Telehealth.

Five older adult new offerings in the time of Covid-19

Aging in Place Technology Watch

It is encouraging to see this sheer quantity of free offerings , accelerated interest in telehealth , and other new innovations in smart homes, healthcare and robotics that have emerged in the past few months of the Covid-19 pandemic. Sanvis Health Care Hero.