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.

Why It's Time to Embrace Telemedicine

eVisit

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

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What has Telemedicine done for You Lately?

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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.

2019 CMS Fee Schedule Expands Reimbursement for Remote Care

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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.

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.

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.

Data Security: How eVisit protects your booty

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Telemedicine is easy, right?

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

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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.

Reaching everyone, everywhere: Better access to care with telehealth

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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.

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. 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 […].

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

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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.

Set your Organization Apart: How Virtual Care Attracts and Delights your Market

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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.

Telemedicine during COVID-19: Benefits, limitations, burdens, adaptation

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Telemedicine is making a very positive contribution to healthcare during the pandemic, and is being used in a variety of ways. But telehealth technologies do have certain limitations when it comes to treating patients during a pandemic. " Dedi Gilad, Tyto Care.

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.

The Future of Healthcare: Telehealth. Here’s Why You Need to Consider Telemedicine in 2019

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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.

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.

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.

Essential Checklist for Getting Started in Telemedicine

Enzyme Health

Find out how to get started practicing telemedicine, what you need, and what can set you apart with this handy downloadable checklist for getting started in telehealth. Curious about practicing telemedicine but not sure where to begin? Emphasize remote care experience.

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.

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.

During pandemic, telehealth visits soar from 10 per week to 300 at group practice

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

“I started the telehealth component of my practice to make access easier and more convenient,” Libby explained. ” The group practice also needed payer support to make sure it could get compensated for telehealth visits.

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. Benefits of Telemedicine to Patients.

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.

The Most Important Telemedicine Clinical Outcomes Research You Should Know

Enzyme Health

Get familiar with four important telemedicine studies from the past few years, highlighting a diverse array of telemedicine applications, healthcare cost savings, and positive patient outcomes. Telemedicine Outcomes in a School-Based Asthma Management Program.

Empowering Healthcare Innovation at the Toronto Innovation Centre

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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. This translates to both a quality of care and an important productivity issue for small regional hospitals.

Telemedicine reduces ICU mortality rate at Valley Health

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

First, hospitals are facing critical care staffing shortages. "There is a national problem finding enough intensivists to support an ICU," said Dr. Glen Bouder, director of valley intensivists at Valley Health and medical director of critical care at Winchester Medical Center.

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.

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?

Too Old for Telemedicine? Seniors Say Otherwise

GlobalMed

That weekend, your mother’s nursing home lets you know she has a minor respiratory infection – and the on-site staff is virtually consulting with a remote specialist to treat it. It’s obvious telemedicine can help older patients in myriad ways. Looking for Convenience in Elder Care.

Telemedicine for Coronavirus care: what are the limitations and how are hospitals adapting?

Lloyd Price

Telemedicine is making a very positive contribution to healthcare during the pandemic, and is being used in a variety of ways. But telehealth technologies do have certain limitations when it comes to treating patients during a pandemic. Limitations to telehealth from COVID-19?

6 Reasons Telemedicine Isn’t Netflix, Uber Or Amazon Prime

GlobalMed

After all, GlobalMed is a telemedicine company and we should be all about expanded options for remote care. Telehealth should never be the fast food of the clinical world. Moving from Convenience Consults to Connected Care. Closing gaps in care.

Telehealth set for big boost with $100M in new funding from FCC

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr has announced the agency will vote to advance a $100 million Connected Care Pilot Program, enabling telehealth expansion for low-income Americans nationwide.

What Are the Factors Driving Telehealth Growth in 2019?

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There are a number of good reasons why experts are predicting that 2019 will be a “tipping point” for telehealth — in other words, the year to see virtual and remote care services gain even more widespread acceptance in health plan networks, practices and facilities throughout the United States.

Report: Telemedicine Reimbursement Limitations Cost Millions, ‘Impede Expansion’

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The OIG reviewed 191,118 claims from 2014 and 2015 for distant-site telehealth services that resulted in payments of about $13.8 Most of those 31 did not qualify because the patients received care in locations not considered rural.”. Solving the Problem of Telemedicine Reimbursement.

With the Silver Tsunami on its way, telehealth is ready for its moment

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Browse the education sessions scheduled for the American Telemedicine Association's annual conference and expo in New Orleans next month, and you'll notice that many of them are geared toward elderly patients, home-based care and aging in place.

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4 Reasons to be Thankful for Telehealth this Holiday Season

Carie Telehealth Insider

Telehealth Requires No Travel. Whether you’re cooking or watching football with the family, telehealth services won’t interrupt the festivities and give you more time with your family. Telehealth Reduces the Spread of Viruses. Telehealth Reduces Healthcare Costs.

Extending Care Series: An Integrated Solution

CiscoHealth

Welcome to the third and final blog of the Extending Care series. In past posts, we’ve shared key determinants in telehealth adoption, as well as the world of opportunity with EHR-integrated video. Now, we’re excited to release our new remote care solution – Cisco Extended Care. Cisco Extended Care is more than just telehealth.