Remote Care: The new normal

Mobi Health News

Centralized care, with a hospital as the “hub,” is the standard in the U.S. But this familiar model is changing rapidly, as providers embrace remote care at scale. today. After decades of experimentation, why now

Reaching everyone, everywhere: Better access to care with telehealth


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Teladoc Health announces 'worldwide' virtual care service for multinational customers

Mobi Health News

The Teladoc Global Care service supports remote care in more than 20 languages

Collaborate for better care


Collaboration is changing the face of healthcare, enabling agile strategies like telemedicine, remote monitoring, care-team communication, and specialist engagement. When clinicians and patients can collaborate—seamlessly and securely—they can break through traditional barriers to care and innovation. Cisco collaboration solutions foster a streamlined, adaptable healthcare environment, empowering care teams, researchers, and patients to work together safely—on […].

The Cisco Approach to Telehealth


Over the past few years, telehealth has become increasingly common across the continuum of care. Neurology, behavioral health, cardiology, dermatology, post-procedure follow-up, acute care, home care, evaluation and management, and patient outreach – many are adopting remote and virtual care strategies.

Bairnsdale Regional Health Service: Enhancing Accessibility of Regional Care


The practical reality of regional and remote communities in Australia is that they have been consistently disadvantaged in accessing specialist care. Getting access to specialised clinicians, whether it has been for emergence room consultation, acute patient care or post-operative support has often involved delays and inconvenience for both patients and clinicians.

Empowering Healthcare Innovation at the Toronto Innovation Centre


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Florida Senate Approves Statewide Telehealth Bill


A majority of these recommendations have been implemented into the legislation, like the requirement that health-care practitioners providing virtual care must be licensed. These changes will undoubtedly be a benefit to many speculators of telemedicine who worry that increasing access to care will also increase access to, and abuse of, controlled substances.

Extending Care Series: An Integrated Solution


Welcome to the third and final blog of the Extending Care series. Now, we’re excited to release our new remote care solution – Cisco Extended Care. Cisco Extended Care is more than just telehealth. Healthcare Cisco Extended Care Cisco Healthcare demo ehr EHR integration emr EMR integration Health IT healthcare healthcare technology telehealth telemedicine

Can Telemedicine Help Solve the Opioid Crisis?

The Arizona Telemedicine Program Blog

But how can remote care help addicts recover? Opioid addiction – both prescription and non-prescription – has reached crisis levels in the United States. The U.S. population represents just 5 percent of the global population, yet we consume 80 percent of the world’s opioids.

Get ready for National Health IT Week #NHITWeek

Medicine and Technology

Improving patient safety, enhancing clinical outcomes, boosting cost-efficiency in health care, or expanding access to health care? Maybe you're into mHealth, telemedicine, or remote care. Sept 16-20 is National Health IT Week.

Improving Stroke Patient Outcomes with Telestroke Programs

American Well Blog

Only 22% of rural Americans live within 30 minutes of a neurologist-staffed medical facility, leaving a large portion of the country’s population without appropriate access to stroke care when they need it. Have one neurologist serve three remote hospitals.

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Should NHS Doctors charge for patient appointments?

Lloyd Price

Chairman of the GP Committee at the British Medical Association, Chaand Nagpaul has said ‘The BMA policy still is that we do not support charging patients because it is against the NHS’s care being provided at the point of delivery.

How Telestroke Technology is Saving Lives (and Brains): Part 2 of 2

American Well Blog

After all, the entire point of implementing a telestroke system is to allow the attending neurologist to remotely evaluate the patient—symptoms and severity, remote viewing of CT scans, observe motor skills/function, etc.—in Telestroke/ Telehealth Software and Mobile Apps : To put it simply, these apps are what makes the remote use of telestroke hardware (telemedicine carts) possible. Tools of the Telestroke Trade.

A hospital without patients

Henry Kotula

Louis, nestled among locust, elm and sweetgum trees, the Mercy Virtual Care Center has a lot in common with other hospitals. The virtual care center started as an office in Mercy’s flagship St. In addition to the touchless warmth, regular interactions enable more individualized care.

How telehealth has enhanced Cleveland Clinic’s value-based care strategy

American Well Blog

Given its capacity to reach patients in their homes, provide early intervention and care for minor conditions and alleviate overutilization of hospitals’ emergency rooms, telemedicine has become an integral part of many hospitals’ core patient access strategy. In September 2014, Cleveland Clinic partnered with American Well to deliver urgent care via telehealth. “We’ve seen that the real value of telehealth goes well beyond urgent care,” Ms.

mHealth13: Lots Going On, But Few New Developments

Chilmark Research

Beyond the hype and the bold claims set forth by the usual suspects, mHealth’s central challenge is one of adoption: Neither consumers nor health care organizations are picking up mobile for healthcare at the pace and scale that vendors are claiming and hoping they will.

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Global Opportunities for Telemedicine


China is starting to invest billions of dollars in improving health care delivery to its 1.9 At the meeting, the China Ministry of Health revealed its next 5 year plan for health care which includes building a nationwide broadband backbone to support healthcare delivery including telemedicine. A month ago, four of us representing ATA were invited to attend and speak at a health care conference sponsored by the Tehran University Medical School in Iran.

Reimbursements red herring, trust, and key infrastructure needs for Telemedicine success

The Healthcare Guys

Virtual, video-based doctor’s appointments can help alleviate the general practitioner shortage, and encourage preventative care. Medicare for instance covers face-to-face interactions, but only when the originating site (point of care, not the patient’s home) is in a Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA). An equally important factor is likely Americans general comfort with video-based platforms, and their trust in remote appointments.