Millennials demand telehealth in a move away from traditional primary care model

Mobi Health News

It is no secret that millennials are a driving force in society today, and a new survey shows that their demands and behaviors differ from baby boomer and Gen Xers, and could reshape the healthcare industry especially when it comes to primary care and telehealth

Telehealth and Virtual Care Are Melting Into “Just” Health Care at HIMSS19

Health Populi

Just as we experienced “e-business” departments blurring into ecommerce and everyday business processes, so is “telehealth” morphing into, simply, health care delivery as one of many channels and platforms. Zero and Roman are also part of telehealth.

“Telehealth is a digital distribution channel for health care” – catching up with Roy Schoenberg, President and CEO of American Well

Health Populi

They launched their service first in Hawaii, where long distances and remote island living challenged the supply and demand sides of health care providers and patients alike. Doing so in this way could help health/care ecosystem stakeholders to innovate their own business and pricing models.

Employee health, primary care platform Eden Health announces $4M seed funding, expansion plans

Mobi Health News

Eden Health, a New York-based employee benefits and telehealth platform paired with primary care services, has announced $4 million in seed funding led by Greycroft Partners.

Study charts recent spike in telehealth usage, particularly within primary care

FierceHealthIT

Recent coverage expansions have increased the use of telehealth tools, but the technology remains relatively uncommon.

Telehealth for Specialists: Moving Beyond Primary Care in 2018

iSALUS Healthcare

Much of the conversation surrounding telehealth is centered on primary care and how physicians can utilize telehealth to reach patients and improve their practice. Everything that is being said is absolutely true - telecommunication technology is revolutionizing patient care for doctors. Each one of these benefits shows why telehealth is crucial to primary care physicians. Interested in integrating telehealth into your practice?

Millennials, Urgent Care Clinics & Telemedicine: A Match Made In Heaven

eVisit

Research shows this generation prefers not to have a regular primary care provider. They prefer convenience and they want affordable care. While many others still use the emergency room as a primary care office, it is not something Millennials do.

Most U.S. Physicians, Burned Out, Favor A Flavor of Single Payer Health System

Health Populi

healthcare system and, thus, patient care. Design and health Electronic health records Health engagement Health insurance Health reform Medication adherence Physicians Primary care Social determinants of health Stress Telehealth Telemedicine Value based health Virtual health Wellbeing

Thinking About Kate and Anthony – Suicide and Depression Is US

Health Populi

This speaks to the need for mental and behavioral health services to be moved into primary care settings as an integral part of a medical exam and intake, to benchmark and track a person’s mood and screen for anxiety and depression.

How to Make Healthcare More Intelligent and Trustworthy: Accenture’s Digital Health Tech Vision 2018

Health Populi

The proliferation and evolution of digital technologies in health care have the potential to do good or harm, depending on their application. One in 4 health care executives say they’ve been the target of AI bad behaviors like falsified location data and bot fraud more than once.

Heart Health at #CES2019 – Food and Tech as Medicine

Health Populi

Self-care is the new health care as patients, now consumers at greater financial risk for medical spending, are learning. An important example of this self-care approach is the evidence-based Ornish food regimen which is reimbursed by Medicare (as a form of cardiac rehabilitation).

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.

A Tale of Two America’s for Health

Health Populi

Light blue to blue is a good thing; the grey area is negative for level of uninsured population and greater self-rationing health care services due to costs. If all states achieved the top rates of performance… 14 million fewer adults would skip care due to cost.

Best Buy Bets on AgingTech in the Expanding Retail Health Ecosystem

Health Populi

Even with Amazon-everything, and in health/care, too, Best Buy has successfully navigated the rough retail waters to get to this point. With the acquisition of GreatCall, a mature player in the aging-tech space, Best Buy is doubling down on consumer health technology@retail.

How We Spend Versus What We Get: America’s Healthcare Spending Makes for Poor Health

Health Populi

These sobering statistics were published in Health Care Spending in the Untied States and Other High-Income Countries this week in JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association. Note the last line of that matrix, population with health care coverage: the U.S. The U.S.

Heart-Love – Omron’s Holy Grail of Blood Pressure Tracking on the Wrist

Health Populi

Health Populi’s Hot Points: In WPP’s Health & Wellness @CES write-up on the event, they observe that we’re moving “from quantifying the self to caring for the self.”

What Would Healthcare Feel Like If It Acted Like Supermarkets – the 2018 Temkin Experience Ratings

Health Populi

Most of the industry segments that have higher rankings in the Temkin study are already working adjacent to health/care. consumers rank supermarkets, fast food chains, retailers, and banks as their top performing industries for experience according to the 2018 Temkin Experience Ratings.

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.

Can you identify 7 qualities of a successful telehealth program?

Telehealth Blog

Consumer need is driving the development of telehealth programs across the country. Provider access to affordable broadband and delivery methods, such as smart phones, tablets and iPads, are driving telehealth to become a delivery platform that can meet consumer needs.

Stanford’s ClickWell: Virtual Model for Primary Care

Consumer eHealth Engagement

In January 2015, Stanford Medicine launched ClickWell Care, a new type of Primary Care clinic which leverages technology to allow patients to virtually connect with their own Stanford primary care clinicians and wellness coaches via video or phone visits.

Telehealth is Helping Patients Receive Care Faster

Clocktree

Due to this month’s long delay many patients are opting out of seeking care for minor illnesses such as, cold or flu because the emergency room is their only timely option. Telehealth technology could be an answer to this problem.

Quarterly Thought Conference – Telehealth Tech Panel Discussion

Telehealth Blog

A panel of telehealth tech experts will discuss a variety of topics, including: • Selecting a vendor or service provider. Josh Scales with Tennessee Primary Care Association Health Information Technology. The post Quarterly Thought Conference – Telehealth Tech Panel Discussion appeared first on LearnTelehealth Network considerations. Environmental considerations. • IT considerations based on clinical need. Lessons learned.

Rethinking approaches to remote health and telehealth in Australia

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Speaking during a panel session at the recent AFR Healthcare Summit , Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) President Dr Harry Nespolon said the way remote healthcare and telehealth is offered has changed little since the 1960s.

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.

Telehealth Partnerships

American Well Blog

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.

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

American Well Blog

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.

Can you identify 7 qualities of a successful telehealth program?

Telehealth Blog

Consumer need is driving the development of telehealth programs across the country. Provider access to affordable broadband and delivery methods, such as smart phones, tablets and iPads, are driving telehealth to become a delivery platform that can meet consumer needs.

Getting Your Patients on Board With Telehealth

iSALUS Healthcare

So, you have taken the next step and integrated one of the most revolutionary patient engagement tools into your practice, telehealth. It offers them a convenient alternative to the traditional office visit, it diminishes primary care physician (PCP) deserts and fosters accessibility within your practice to help them stay more involved. You are now offering telehealth to your patients who need it, but how do you get them to understand what it is? TeleHealth

Simplifying the Telehealth Industry: Types of Telemedicine Companies

Enzyme Health Telemedicine Blog

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. Review this guide to understand the different types of companies in the telehealth game and how they can help support your career or medical practice. While this isn’t meant to be a comprehensive guide, you should have a better sense of “who does what” in the telehealth industry after reading.

Simplifying the Telehealth Industry: Types of Telemedicine Companies

Enzyme Health Telemedicine Blog

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. Review this guide to understand the different types of companies in the telehealth game and how they can help support your career or medical practice. While this isn’t meant to be a comprehensive guide, you should have a better sense of “who does what” in the telehealth industry after reading.

Time To Travel And Wait In Health Care: The Opportunity For Self-Care At Home

Health Populi

That would be health care, a report from Altarum notes. People travel further and wait longer for medical services than for veterinary care (second in this line-up), auto repair, banking, and household services.

Best Telehealth Podcasts for Healthcare Professionals

Enzyme Health Telemedicine Blog

We’ve compiled a list of the top healthcare podcasts that cover telehealth and the best telemedicine episodes from popular and more obscure podcasts. With podcasts, you can stay up to date with telemedicine technology, the business of virtual care, telehealth success stories, telemedicine news, and telehealth policy developments while on the go, working out, traveling, or cleaning house. Best Telehealth Podcast Series. My Telehealth Podcast [link].

Best Telehealth Podcasts for Healthcare Professionals

Enzyme Health Telemedicine Blog

We’ve compiled a list of the top healthcare podcasts that cover telehealth and the best telemedicine episodes from popular and more obscure podcasts. With podcasts, you can stay up to date with telemedicine technology, the business of virtual care, telehealth success stories, telemedicine news, and telehealth policy developments while on the go, working out, traveling, or cleaning house. Best Telehealth Podcast Series. My Telehealth Podcast [link].

How top health systems deliver high-quality care through telehealth

American Well Blog

The discussion, which was moderated by Sylvia Romm, MD, medical director at American Well, included the following panelists: Bruce Rosenthal, MD , Medical Director, Consumer Telehealth Services, UPMC. Will Daines, MD, Medical Director, Intermountain Connect Care.

3 Features of Telehealth for Patients

iSALUS Healthcare

The time when providers had the ability to offer a higher level of personalized care is in the past it seems…or is it? The most recent tool in healthcare’s age of technology is changing the way the high-quality care is delivered to patients across the country. No longer are patients trapped in primary care deserts that leave them out of reach for most providers. Telehealth is an ever-growing trend in healthcare and will most likely be the future of medicine.

Implementation Of Telehealth Services Update: Survey

BHM Healthcare Solutions

Editor’s Note: Payers and providers have shed fears about the deployment of telehealth services. Payers are rapidly becoming educated in telehealth and are keen on closing telehealth gap.

What is Telehealth?

iSALUS Healthcare

Members of the medical community have seen telehealth inch its way into the field over the years and it is not going anywhere any time soon. While care providers are familiar with the terms telehealth, it is important to fully understand what exactly it is, how it’s weaving its way through health care and how it can be used to better a practice. Telemedicine refers to the literal care given through the tools that are embodied in telehealth.

Millennials turning to convenient, cost-effective alternatives to healthcare

Clocktree

This includes ditching the traditional primary care physician for a combination of walk-in clinics and telemedicine services that are instantly available. In his view urgent care, which costs him about $40 per visit, is more convenient “like speed dating. This is obviously a positive trend for the telehealth industry, and for healthcare providers who are early adopters of telehealth services.

See Your Patients Virtually with Telehealth

iSALUS Healthcare

Telehealth is a term that is used every day in medical practices all over the United States. While this word means a lot of different things and is built from multiple different features, the virtual visit is one of the most talked about features of telehealth. Virtual healthcare is changing the delivery of modern medicine in the digital age, helping patients to become more engaged and diminishing primary care deserts. What Is Telehealth ? TeleHealth

2018 Telehealth Reviews Are In

iSALUS Healthcare

The telehealth reviews are in, and both physicians and patients are elated by what this tool is offering them. Telehealth reviews from patients have consistently reflected that it is the best tool for offering a convenient, efficient and also personal form of follow-up and/or continued care compared to in-office visits. There are various benefits to telehealth, but the majority of reviews from patients focused on a few key benefits of telehealth.