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Healthcare Reimagined: Creating a Better Remote Care Experience

CiscoHealth

By enabling an innovative telehealth program, Cisco collaboration is helping us positively impact the health of our community and state.” At its core, healthcare is about people taking care of people. Find out more about how Cisco Collaboration helps enable remote care.

Remote Care Technologies – What have they been, what will they be?

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Expect more announcements moving forward, but matching reimbursement for telehealth with in-person visits was a big deal. Many other changes have been put in place, eliminating co-pays, adding coverage for telehealth for those without insurance, and many others many of them state-by-state (see Florida and California , for example). Senior living companies are readying telehealth services (see Holiday Retirement ) and no doubt more will follow.

2019 CMS Fee Schedule Expands Reimbursement for Remote Care

care innovations

It’s official: The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) 2019 fee schedule is in effect as of January 1, 2019, bringing with it three new CPT codes that allow for expanded reimbursement for remote care services.

Best Practices in Utilizing Patient-Generated Health Data: Opportunities in Preventive Wellness, Population Health, and Remote Care

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Dave Ryan, Intel GM for IoT in Healthcare and the Future of Remote Care – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

IoT is not necessarily just about remote sensors, and in fact the IoT story is two different stories – one inside the health care facility, and one outside. IoT doesn’t replace office visits, but “shines a light on the dark corner of the health care system” (i.e.

Dave Ryan, Intel GM for IoT in Healthcare and the Future of Remote Care – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

IoT is not necessarily just about remote sensors, and in fact the IoT story is two different stories – one inside the health care facility, and one outside. IoT doesn’t replace office visits, but “shines a light on the dark corner of the health care system” (i.e.

Dave Ryan, Intel GM for IoT in Healthcare and the Future of Remote Care – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

IoT is not necessarily just about remote sensors, and in fact the IoT story is two different stories – one inside the health care facility, and one outside. IoT doesn’t replace office visits, but “shines a light on the dark corner of the health care system” (i.e.

Dave Ryan, Intel GM for IoT in Healthcare and the Future of Remote Care – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

IoT is not necessarily just about remote sensors, and in fact the IoT story is two different stories – one inside the health care facility, and one outside. IoT doesn’t replace office visits, but “shines a light on the dark corner of the health care system” (i.e.

Dave Ryan, Intel GM for IoT in Healthcare and the Future of Remote Care – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

IoT is not necessarily just about remote sensors, and in fact the IoT story is two different stories – one inside the health care facility, and one outside. IoT doesn’t replace office visits, but “shines a light on the dark corner of the health care system” (i.e.

Dave Ryan, Intel GM for IoT in Healthcare and the Future of Remote Care – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

IoT is not necessarily just about remote sensors, and in fact the IoT story is two different stories – one inside the health care facility, and one outside. IoT doesn’t replace office visits, but “shines a light on the dark corner of the health care system” (i.e.

Removing Obstacles to Surgery Care with Telehealth

GlobalMed

Because surgical care often requires specialized knowledge, many patients must travel beyond their local hospital or clinic to receive this needed care. Barriers to Care. Telehealth Advantages for Perioperative Care.

How Telehealth & Remote Care Enable Faster, More Efficient Virtual Clinical Trials

care innovations

Virtual clinical trials are leveraging the power of telehealth technologies like remote patient monitoring and wearable mHealth devices to conduct safe and effective research at a lower cost by doing so remotely, as opposed to standard (and expensive) locations like a hospital or university medical center. The Role of Remote Patient Monitoring in Virtual Clinical Trials.

How Telehealth Expands Cancer Care Access

GlobalMed

And for rural patients needing cancer care, access to an oncologist is limited with 19% of the U.S. While no one wants to receive a cancer diagnosis, telemedicine can augment care for patients who will ultimately need cancer treatment. The Need for Specialist Care.

Dave Ryan, Intel GM for IoT in Healthcare and the Future of Remote Care – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

IoT is not necessarily just about remote sensors, and in fact the IoT story is two different stories – one inside the health care facility, and one outside. At home – as care shifts to be able to be delivered where people are – “sensors are key” per Dave – healthcare in the home is about helping the individual managing someone’s case get better information about how that person is doing between office visits. Health Care Law and Consulting.

2018 Year in Review: The Year’s Biggest Remote Care News & Developments

care innovations

2018 was a historic year for telehealth and remote patient monitoring (RPM), as a series of developments played out that helped extend these important care delivery services to more patients than ever before. As government agencies like the CMS and VA expanded access to telehealth towards the goal of extending care into rural areas, industry leaders like Care Innovations® announced a series of breakthroughs with exciting implications for the years to come.

Telehealth: Removing Roadblocks to Care

GlobalMed

While many of us are accustomed to having readily available access to healthcare, that isn’t the reality for many in remote locations. Four Ways Telemedicine is Improving Access to Care. A primary factor in this crisis is the lack of access to health care.

How Telehealth is Reaching Patients Far Beyond Their Couch at Home

GlobalMed

When you think of telemedicine, you might think of a patient at home using a telehealth app to connect by phone or video with a doctor-of-the-moment who can assess their symptoms and offer advice. And the types of care patients can receive is also much more than you might think.

Why It's Time to Embrace Telemedicine

eVisit

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’s this new thing called Telemedicine? For starters, it’s not new!

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

eVisit

One of the main barriers reported by HCPs for not embracing the powerful tool of telehealth has been the lack of reimbursement. November 1, 2018 the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) made a significant step in overcoming this obstacle.

The Cisco Approach to Telehealth

CiscoHealth

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. But not all telehealth solutions are created equal, nor are all organizations defining a […].

Physicians Lean In to Digital Health, Especially Telehealth and Remote Monitoring

Health Populi

doctors are using digital health tools in patient care, with quickening adoption of telehealth and remote monitoring technology, according to a study from the American Medical Association (AMA). The rise of remote care is explored in the second chart. More U.S.

Reaching everyone, everywhere: Better access to care with telehealth

CiscoHealth

Healthcare collaboration health for all HealthForAll remote care telehealth telemedicine world health day world health day 2018Thomas Yaw Berko rides an old bicycle 30km each way to reach some of the communities he works in as a volunteer health worker in southern Ghana. For the.

Florida Senate Approves Statewide Telehealth Bill

Clocktree

Last Wednesday in Tallahassee, Florida, a senate committee unanimously approved a bill on telehealth , focused on permitting doctors and healthcare providers using telehealth technology to provide healthcare directly to patients. ” This appears to be true for the statewide legislation on telehealth, opening up doors for the up-and-coming healthcare industry. Healthcare Telehealth Telemedicine

The Cisco Approach to Telehealth

CiscoHealth

Over the past few years, telehealth has become increasingly common across the continuum of care. But not all telehealth solutions are created equal, nor are all organizations defining a clear, holistic strategy for implementation.

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. Why do you need it in your organization?

Data Security: How eVisit protects your booty

eVisit

Telemedicine is easy, right?

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.

Improving Health outcomes with Telemedicine

eVisit

Incorporating virtual care into a service line strategy has proven to have many benefits, not the least of which is improving patient outcomes.

Patient experience is evolving as providers embrace telehealth

Mobi Health News

While face-to-face visits are still preferred by many, 90% of healthcare organizations polled by HIMSS Media say they're using or piloting remote care services to boost care coordination, manage at-risk patients and broaden pop health efforts

Telehealth has staying power, should benefit from lasting regulatory changes

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

more patients than ever are turning to telehealth for care – eschewing overcrowded emergency rooms and dormant physician practices in favor of virtual consults. Many insurance companies have also waived copays and deductible requirements for virtual care.

Reaching everyone, everywhere: Better access to care with telehealth

CiscoHealth

But solutions like telehealth have not yet reached scale, especially in the places where people could benefit from them the most. However, around the world, telehealth is starting to have an impact on how patients seek care and how doctors improve and scale their skills.

Collaborate for better care

CiscoHealth

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 […].

Bipartisan bills in House, Senate seek to increase telehealth in nursing homes

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The Reducing Unnecessary Senior Hospitalizations (RUSH) Act of 2020, bipartisan legislation introduced in both the House and Senate, aims to enable more widespread use of telehealth in skilled nursing facilities. The critical value of telehealth is evident as the coronavirus spreads worldwide.

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.

Patient experience is evolving as providers embrace telehealth

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

More and more patients are able to take advantage of remote consults and other virtual care options as health systems have begun pursuing telehealth programs in earnest, new HIMSS Media research shows. All the ambulatory care stuff, and all the simple stuff?

COVID-19 and Telehealth Regulations in the States

American Well

Changes in telehealth policy brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic are moving nearly as quickly as the pandemic itself. Expanded telehealth coverage. The temporary licensing changes outlined above are usually found in combination with one or more telehealth-specific measures.

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.

Bairnsdale Regional Health Service: Enhancing Accessibility of Regional Care

CiscoHealth

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.