Why It's Time to Embrace Telemedicine


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!

What has Telemedicine done for You Lately?


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.

Improving Health outcomes with Telemedicine


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

Data Security: How eVisit protects your booty


Telemedicine is easy, right?

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


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.

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


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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.

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.

98point6 launches its chat-based telemedicine platform for primary care

Mobi Health News

Seattle-based 98point6 today announced the launch of its on-demand primary care platform. Through the smartphone app, patients in 10 US states can easily receive remote care from a board-certified physician through the AI and machine learning-powered service

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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Can Telemedicine Help Solve the Opioid Crisis?

The Arizona Telemedicine Program Blog

One possible solution, according to a number of medical experts, is leveraging the power of telemedicine. 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.

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. Intuitive changes like these as well as creating legislation with license requirements and overall regulations allows the telemedicine field to become a more legitimate and trustworthy healthcare sector. Healthcare Telehealth Telemedicine

Global Opportunities for Telemedicine


This reflects the transformation of both the market and practice of telemedicine. The mission of ATA is to be an advocate and a voice for telemedicine with government and other bodies, provide education, promote research and establish standards. However, as telecommunications breaks through the walls of health institutions, crosses the barriers of distance and goes across state lines, so too is telemedicine starting to traverse international boundaries.

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

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

The Healthcare Guys

Telemedicine is a growing part of modern healthcare, and could play a pivotal role in the U.S.’s Virtual, video-based doctor’s appointments can help alleviate the general practitioner shortage, and encourage preventative care. adults about telemedicine and their willingness to use such services. Despite the promise of telemedicine, the vast majority of Americans still aren’t using such services. Trust is a key component of effective telemedicine.

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.

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.

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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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.

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

American Well Blog

percent of healthcare consumers reporting they would be comfortable interacting with a physician via online video or online chat, according to a 2016 report out of the Aloft Group — even if almost half of respondents were still not familiar with the term “telemedicine.” In September 2014, Cleveland Clinic partnered with American Well to deliver urgent care via telehealth. ” How to determine where to implement telemedicine.

Payor-Provider Convergence with John Moore, Founder of Chilmark Research – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

John Moore ( @john_chilmark ) is the founder of Chilmark Research , a leading health IT analyst firm focused on trends in health information exchange, cloud computing, analytics, telemedicine and more. John called value-based care a Gordian knot. Health Care Law and Consulting.

Payor-Provider Convergence with John Moore, Founder of Chilmark Research – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

John Moore ( @john_chilmark ) is the founder of Chilmark Research , a leading health IT analyst firm focused on trends in health information exchange, cloud computing, analytics, telemedicine and more. John called value-based care a Gordian knot.