Telehealth Survey Results: Technology Concerns Stand Out As Key Issues Slowing Telehealth Adoption

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Healthcare Executives COVID-19 Challenges via KLAS Survey

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As such, it’s not a surprise that the KLAS Arch Collaborative would publish a report with results from a survey they did of Healthcare Executives.

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Post-Visit Patient Rating, Reviews, and Surveys – Telehealth Features Series

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Why It's Time to Embrace Telemedicine

eVisit

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

Enterprise Telemedicine Strategies Gaining Steam, Survey Finds

Healthcare Informatics

Healthcare providers are increasingly leveraging a centrally-managed (enterprise) approach to telemedicine, according to the results of the REACH Health 2018 U.S. Telemedicine Industry Benchmark survey

Survey: departmentalized telemedicine programs on the way out

Mobi Health News

A recently released survey of 411 healthcare executives, physicians, program managers, and other professionals conducted by telemedicine company Reach Health found that an increasing number of telemedicine programs are centrally managed or are transitioning toward an enterprise approach, as opposed to being managed within an individual depa

Improving Health outcomes with Telemedicine

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In recent years, healthcare providers and medical professionals have turned to increasingly advanced technologies to serve their patients and maintain an advantage in the healthcare marketplace. Incorporating virtual care into a service line strategy has proven to have many benefits, not the least of which is improving patient outcomes.

Survey: 1 in 4 patients used live telemedicine this year

Morning eHealth

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Healthcare IT Today Survey: Consumerism And Use Of Patient-Generated Data Are Lasting Trends

Healthcare IT Today

Consumerism and the use of patient-generated data are no fads, but rather a lasting change to the healthcare landscape, according to a new survey conducted by Healthcare IT Today of our readers. According to the survey, perhaps the most-transformative trend emerging from healthcare consumerism was the use of consumer-facing health apps, which nearly half of […].

U.S. Telemedicine Industry Benchmark Survey

BHM Healthcare Solutions

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. Telemedicine Industry Benchmark Survey. More than four hundred healthcare executives, physicians, nurses and other professionals participated in the telemedicine survey. Customers of REACH Health comprised 5% of total survey participation.

Patients Are Hooked On Telehealth

Healthcare IT Today

A new survey by Telehealth.com surveying 1,000 Americans ages 18 to 54 and older has concluded that while uptake of telehealth-based services was already growing […]. Prior to the onset of the pandemic, many consumers had little interest in using telehealth services.

Can Telemedicine Increase Health Equity? A Conversation with Antoinette Thomas, Dave Ryan, and Me with the ATA

Health Populi

“Yes,” we concurred on our session convened by the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) EDGE session today. We covered, The theory that telemedicine should increase health equity — where are we and what are the barriers to getting there?

50-State Telehealth Survey Released – Nationwide Study Shows Telemedicine Increasing

Ortholive

At the end of 2019, national law firm Foley & Lardner released their 50-state study of telemedicine in the United States. telehealth" "telemedicine" telehealth parity telemedicine laws Foley & LardnerThe study tracked commercial payer statutes governing the telehealth field and sharded their findings, “ to better understand the current state of affairs and advocate for change to improve access and meaningful coverage of telehealth services.”.

New Survey Confirms Employers Want Telemedicine

American Well

At American Well, we set out to answer this question, fielding a broad survey of over 240 employers in Q4 2015. Our survey took a close look at the drivers of growth, as well as what employer telehealth looks like today—from use cases to the structure of the benefit to utilization—and what the benefits experts we surveyed envision it will look like in the near future. The post New Survey Confirms Employers Want Telemedicine appeared first on American Well.

Drivers of Telemedicine Adoption

MedTech Boston

Telemedicine adoption is on the rise, according to an April survey conducted by Boston-based American Well. The post Drivers of Telemedicine Adoption appeared first on MedTech Boston. Uncategorized American Well telehealth telemedicine virtual careAt HLTH 2019 in Las.

Survey designed to measure patient satisfaction with telemedicine visits

FierceHealthIT

With more practices offering telemedicine services, there’s now a survey designed specifically to measure patient satisfaction with those encounters. Press Ganey, the country's leading provider of patient satisfaction surveys, has just come out with new surveys to measure patients’ experience after a virtual visit at a medical practice, a sign that telemedicine is becoming mainstream

Telehealth Patient Satisfaction Survey Shows Acceptance of Virtual Care

American Well

To help health systems answer that question, American Well conducted a nationally projectable survey in 2017 —a telehealth patient satisfaction survey—to measure patient perception and experience with telehealth. Here is a summary of the results of the 2017 survey. During the survey, patients were asked if offered the following three options – video, telephone and email – which method results in the most accurate diagnosis by a doctor?

Telehealth Patient Satisfaction Survey Shows Acceptance of Virtual Care

American Well

To help health systems answer that question, American Well conducted a nationally projectable survey in 2017 —a telehealth patient satisfaction survey—to measure patient perception and experience with telehealth. Here is a summary of the results of the 2017 survey. During the survey, patients were asked if offered the following three options – video, telephone and email – which method results in the most accurate diagnosis by a doctor?

Kareo Survey Reveals Coronavirus Pandemic Impact On Independent Medical Practices and Their Patients

Electronic Health Reporter

In a new survey conducted by Kareo, independent medical practices and billing companies shared the unprecedented challenges created for them and their patients by the coronavirus pandemic. The article Kareo Survey Reveals Coronavirus Pandemic Impact On Independent Medical Practices and Their Patients appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial Cares Act HIPAA Kareo telemedicineThis article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter.

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Doctors rate telehealth as the most promising technology during COVID-19, survey finds

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The Future Health Index (FHI) Insights: COVID-19 and Younger Healthcare Professionals survey supplements the main FHI 2020 global report, The Age of Opportunity. European Digital Event in partnership with the American Telemedicine Association (ATA).

How Telemedicine Can Improve the Reputation of the Waiting Room

Arizona Telemedicine Program

According to a survey conducted by the design and development firm Sequence, 85 percent of patients reported that they wait anywhere from 10 to 30 minutes past their scheduled appointment times until they see their physicians. While new organizational methods and procedural changes can help get the waiting room in great shape, telemedicine has proved it can help healthcare organizations diminish the long waits and frustrations that patients experience.

New Survey Confirms Employers Want Telemedicine

American Well

At American Well, we set out to answer this question, fielding a broad survey of over 240 employers in Q4 2015. Our survey took a close look at the drivers of growth, as well as what employer telehealth looks like today—from use cases to the structure of the benefit to utilization—and what the benefits experts we surveyed envision it will look like in the near future. The post New Survey Confirms Employers Want Telemedicine appeared first on American Well.

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. For one, a Cisco global survey found that 74% of patients are interested in access to virtual healthcare services. There is a simple reason why: telemedicine simultaneously improves patient experience and makes healthcare providers more efficient.

Lessons Learned From Telemedicine During COVID-19 and How Organizations Can Scale and Adapt

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According to survey data from the “2020 Cox Consumer Pulse on COVID-19 and Telehealth,” only 28% of consumers reported their primary care doctor offered remote services before coronavirus. This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited.

Majority of health execs say telemedicine has improved patient care

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A new survey of 500 executives in the healthcare industry found that the switch to telehealth necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic has been a largely positive one, and the majority said at least some of the changes would be permanent.

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

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

As the COVID-19 virus wreaks havoc with the healthcare system, telemedicine is stepping up into the spotlight and helping healthcare provider organizations and caregivers better respond to the needs of Americans who have contracted the virus and Americans who need to touch base with their providers on the status of their health. Telemedicine is making a very positive contribution to healthcare during the pandemic, and is being used in a variety of ways.

A Health Future with Lyft and Uber as Patient Data Stewards: Rock Health’s 2019 Consumer Survey

Health Populi

Rock Health’s research has tracked peoples’ use of telemedicine, wearable technology, digital health tracking, and online health information since 2015, and the results this round show relative flattening of adoption across these various tools. This information compelled me to return to the previous responses to this question in Rock Health’s surveys starting back in the 2015 study into digital health consumer adoption.

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. Telemedicine, however, is more specific and refers to the use of electronic services allowing doctors to communicate with other doctors and give consultations to patients without an office visit.

Telemedicine, Baby Boomers and Tech-Savvy Millennials

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The Association of American Medical Colleges reported in May the results of its 2017 Medical School Enrollment Survey, which found that medical school enrollment has increased 29 percent since 2002-2003. There’s a lot of buzz in every industry around the Baby Boomer population these days. After all, this remarkably large group of adults is the biggest in history to face the issues of retirement and aging.

Telemedicine Reimbursement

American Well

Telemedicine is a hot topic in healthcare, with consumers more willing than ever to see a doctor remotely. Furthermore, research on telemedicine also shows a pattern of positive outcomes for patients. Lack of understanding about how each of the three major payer types—Medicare, Medicaid, and commercial payers—reimburse for telemedicine visits has understandably prevented many providers and delivery systems from making informed decisions about adopting this technology.

From Zoom to full EHR-integrated telemedicine on $245,000

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“Zoom also provided our health center with an easy-to-implement telehealth option while we researched an integrated telemedicine option for our electronic health record, which would be more permanent.” COVID-19 arrived in Maine on March 12, 2020.

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Doctor on Demand CEO: Utilization, patient satisfaction keys to success in crowded telemedicine market

Mobi Health News

Telemedicine options for employers in the United States are approaching ubiquity — a National Business Group on Health survey last year found that 96 percent of employers planned to offer telemedicine services to employees this year

Implementation best practices: Teeing up telemedicine

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Telemedicine has been gaining a lot of steam in recent years. As a result, provider organization CIOs and other health IT leaders have had their hands full finding and implementing new telemedicine technologies to help their organizations best reach as many patients as possible in the most efficient manner as possible. Here, five telemedicine technology experts offer best practices for implementing the technology. ” Align service line leaders with telemedicine programs.

Rock Health: Digital health adoption on the rise, but wearables, telemedicine lag behind

Mobi Health News

Eighty-seven percent of Americans used at least one digital health tool in 2017, up from 80 percent in 2015, according to a new survey out from Rock Health. For the past three years, Rock Health has surveyed 4,000 U.S. adults about digital health use and perceptions

50th Anniversary: Marking the Creation of the First Multi-Specialty Telemedicine Service and Telemedicine Education Programs

Arizona Telemedicine Program

Although the education of medical and nursing students regarding telemedicine has lagged behind the implementation of telemedicine services, such as telestroke and telepsychiatry, that’s about to change. A recent survey by the Association of American Medical Colleges documented a sharp increase in the number of medical schools offering telemedicine experiences to their students. a pioneer in telemedicine and telepathology, a subspecialty of telemedicine.

Implementation Of Telehealth Services Update: Survey

BHM Healthcare Solutions

A new survey exams the attitudes, perspectives, and plans of healthcare leadership that are shaping telemedicine’s application, value, and potential. In May 2017, Baltimore-based SGP surveyed 98 individuals. SGP CEO Dan D’Orazio noted that the definition of telemedicine varies throughout the medical community, ranging from mature connections in life-threatening situations to simpler connections used to help patients with a cold or sore throat.

2020 Roadmap: Overcoming Telemedicine Barriers

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If you’re active in the telemedicine world (or just paying attention to it), then you know that virtual care’s benefits aren’t always matched by its adoption rates. The potential to transform healthcare globally is there – but somehow the actual telemedicine deployments aren’t always happening where they can do the most good. They’ve recently released a report produced by the Intergovernmental Advisory Committee (IAC) focused on identifying and resolving barriers to telemedicine.

Telemedicine Isn’t Just Here To Help – It’s Here To Stay

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By Heather Fraser, global lead for life sciences and healthcare, IBM Institute for Business Value According to a recent IBM Institute for Business Value survey of more than 5,000 U.S. The article Telemedicine Isn’t Just Here To Help – It’s Here To Stay appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited.

Geisinger Monitors COVID-19 Cases Post-Discharge Using Basic Tools and Epic MyChart

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Ambulatory Clinical Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System IT Telemedicine and Remote Monitoring Ben Hohmuth COVID-19 Epic MyChart Care Companion Geisinger Health System Nurse Phone Outreach Patient Surveys Pulse OximeterGeisinger Health System has put together a program to monitor COVID-19 patients in their homes, using basic tech tools available to virtually any health system.

Telemedicine - Convenience Versus Caution

Lloyd Price

Telemedicine is not a new concept. Let’s review the literature over the past decade and determine where telemedicine has helped and where improvements are still needed. reported that Medicaid patients very rarely utilized telemedicine. report that family physicians want to use telemedicine, but their use has been very limited due to several barriers including the low adoption rate of telehealth services in primary care.