Telehealth In 2030 – Notes From the Future At #ATA19 with Safavi, Holt, Bathina and Swafford

Health Populi

What will telemedicine look like in 2030? Kaveh was brainstorming the future of telehealth a decade from “now,” with three innovators attending #ATA19: Deepthi Bathina of Humana, Matthew Holt of Catalyst Health (and Co-Founder of Health 2.0), and Kim Swafford of Providence St.

Telemedicine and access: Leave no patient behind

KevinMD

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

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

Ten years ago, two brothers, physicians both, started up a telemedicine company called American Well. 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.

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

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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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

Simplifying the Telehealth Industry: Types of Telemedicine Companies

Enzyme Health

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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.

March 2019 Telemedicine News

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 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. Telemedicine solutions are a clear way to address population health management challenges. Increase access to care.

Telemedicine Examples: Building Programs to Meet Specific Goals

American Well

There is a lot that goes into a telemedicine program, from engaging providers to effectively marketing the service to patients and employees. Top health systems and employers across the country have built robust telemedicine programs to meet their organizations’ unique goals.

Telemedicine - Convenience Versus Caution

Lloyd Price

Telemedicine is not a new concept. Its proponents say it will reduce costs and improve access to medical care. Let’s review the literature over the past decade and determine where telemedicine has helped and where improvements are still needed.

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

American Well

Throughout 2018, we witnessed across-the-board advances in the world of telemedicine. 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. In 2018, more states introduced telemedicine parity reimbursement laws. More payers added telehealth to their benefits.

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. Unlike doctors’ offices, where charges are often opaque and disclosed only after services are rendered, many clinics and telemedicine sites post their ­prices.”

5 Trends from the American Telemedicine Association Conference 2019

Enzyme Health

Get a recap of the most noteworthy insights from this year’s discussions and learn what telehealth industry leaders have to say about the future of digital health. Last week, the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) held its annual conference in New Orleans.

Specialist telemedicine platform saves Vista Community Clinic $1.8 million

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Access to specialty care is tough for these patients for several reasons, including transportation, child care, challenges with missing work and prolonged waiting lists for appointments. Photos to dermatologists and EKGs to cardiologists provide a reassuring oversight of patient care."

3 Ways that Telehealth Improves the Patient Experience

iSALUS Healthcare

It takes more in 2019 than in the past to keep patients engaged and pleased with their care. These tools include things like the patient portal, online billing services, appointment reminders, the mobile app, and telehealth. Telehealth is one of the most advantageous tools for patients in terms of helping them stay connected to their providers. Telehealth offers multiple solutions to problems that patients have faced for years. Telehealth eliminates any travel costs.

Best Telehealth Podcasts for Healthcare Professionals

Enzyme Health

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How top health systems deliver high-quality care through telehealth

American Well

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.

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.

Retina telemedicine tech helps save vision at Grady Health System

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

In its technology search, it discovered that IRIS Telemedicine could do all those things for the center. The telemedicine system is integrated with the center’s Epic EHR and Zeiss Forum PACS. IRIS Telemedicine has helped us bend the curve and save vision.”

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. The survey took a look at telemedicine within certain specialty areas.

Implementing Telemedicine

American Well

On the road to telehealth, there are many different choices and considerations employers need to contemplate before choosing the offerings and provider that are right for them. Telehealth offerings differ in many ways, and you need to understand exactly what you’re signing up for.

Why telemedicine is a great option for Medicaid recipients

American Well

Think convenient health care is only for the wealthy? Medicaid recipients often have significant barriers to care. Throughout my residency, I worked in a primary care clinic that was in one of the poorest areas of Boston. Blog Medicaid telehealth telemedicine

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. Many people define telemedicine in the exact same way, but U.S. AnywhereCare,TeleHealth,telemedicine

Telemedicine Today: October 2016

American Well

Welcome to the October 2016 edition of Avizia’s Telemedicine Today! In 2015, nearly 20 million people received some form of telehealth care. By next year, it is estimated that 75% of large companies will offer telemedicine benefits. Millennials Demand Telemedicine.

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.

Can you identify 7 qualities of a successful telehealth program?

South Central Telehealth Resource Center

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.

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?

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.

5 Health Plan Telemedicine Cases: Better Care, Increased Access

BHM Healthcare Solutions

Editor’s Note: Telehealth services extends networks beyond urban hubs and expands payers’ member enrollments. These 5 Health Plan Telemedicine Cases demonstrate how to improve benefits and access. One strategy insurers employed is the use of telemedicine.

50M Americans would switch their PCP to a doctor who offers telehealth

American Well

American Well has published a new eBook – the latest in our Telehealth Index Series. We ran a nationally projectable survey with Harris Poll in late 2016 to measure the latest in consumers’ perceptions and experience with telemedicine. Consumers see many applications for telehealth.

New Report: Telemedicine Consults Save $500 Per Patient

BHM Healthcare Solutions

Editor’s Note: Payers and providers have shed fears about the deployment of telemedicine services. In addition to improving and expanding patient service, the vast financial benefits makes telemedicine consults a makes payers eager to gather more research on closing the telehealth gap.

Telehealth Research Used to Support New Policy Initiatives for Expansion

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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.”.

Telemedicine Today: September 2016

American Well

Telemedicine Today: September 2016. Welcome to the (delayed) September 2016 edition of Avizia’s Telemedicine Today! School Launches Telemedicine Pilot through Arkansas Children’s Hospital. NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Telehealth Program Slashes ER Wait Times.