Telehealth surge among dentists

Clocktree

A recent survey of 2,767 dentists in 20 states found that 34% of providers are currently using some form of telehealth to treat patients or plan to in the near future. The study, conducted by DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement, also found that: 75% of providers who use telehealth services expect their telehealth volume to increase or stay the same during the next 12 months Public health providers are more likely (44%) to use telehealth than all other practice types (21%).

Keys to sustainable telehealth post COVID-19

KevinMD

As we’ve listened to providers describe their reactions to this pandemic, telehealth continues to be a pervasive theme at the foundation of their response.

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Telehealth Use Among Older Americans: Growing Interest, Remaining Concerns

Health Populi

In the August 2020 National Poll on Heathy Aging , the University of Michigan research team found a 26% increase in telehealth visits from 2019 to 2020, March to June 2020 year-over-year. But a telehealth encounter was seen as more convenient than an office visit by 56% of older people.

CareCloud’s Approach to Telehealth – EHR Telehealth Series

Healthcare IT Today

As part of our ongoing series of telehealth interviews with EHR vendors, we’re excited to share our interview with Juan Molina, Division President at CareCloud, an operating division of MTBC. Are they developing telehealth in house or are they relying […].

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The Top 5 Challenges You’ll Face When Scaling Telehealth Services Nationally

If you’re thinking about expanding your telehealth services to more states, whether it’s five or 50, we’ve outlined the top five obstacles you’ll need to plan for, to ensure you’re delivering an exceptional brand and clinical experience.

Allscripts and FollowMyHealth’s Approach to Telehealth – EHR Telehealth Series

Healthcare IT Today

As part of our ongoing series of telehealth interviews with EHR vendors, we’re excited to share our interview with Skyler Wason, Director of Product Management at Allscripts, and Kate Palazzolo, Vice President of Sales at FollowMyHealth. Are they developing telehealth in […].

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Modernizing Medicine EHR’s Approach to Telehealth – EHR Telehealth Series

Healthcare IT Today

As part of our ongoing series of telehealth interviews with EHR vendors, we’re excited to share our interview with Patric Edmondson, Chief Technology Officer and Dr. Andrew Rosenthal, Medical Director of Plastic Surgery at Modernizing Medicine.

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Telehealth Act HR 7992: Telehealth Legislation Combines Nine Separate Bills

Telebehavioral Health Institute

The post Telehealth Act HR 7992: Telehealth Legislation Combines Nine Separate Bills appeared first on TBH Institute Blog. 7338 Health Act HR 7992 KEEP Telehealth Options Act S.

Telehealth Group Therapy

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Telehealth Group Therapy Many highly skilled group therapy clinicians have been forced into telehealth group therapy practice without thoughtful guidance or the ability to learn anything beyond basic telehealth skills.

Top Security & Compliance Risks in Telehealth

Healthcare IT Today

Although there may be numerous benefits to using telehealth services, patients and providers should also consider the substantial telehealth risks involved. The following is a guest article by Donna Thiel, Chief Compliance Officer at ProviderTrust.

Leveraging Automated Telehealth During a Capacity Crisis

As the healthcare system faces unprecedented challenges during the COVID-19 crisis, it’s more important than ever to make the most of clinical resources. Automation holds the key to drastically increasing clinical capacity and flattening the curve.

Telehealth Platforms: Building Blocks for Omnichannel, Networked Healthcare

Health Populi

the use of telehealth services tripled in the past year, as healthcare providers limited patients from in-person visits for care and patients sought to avoid exposure to the coronavirus in medical settings. In the U.S.,

Cerner’s Approach to Telehealth and Partnership with Amwell – EHR Telehealth Series

Healthcare IT Today

As part of our ongoing series of telehealth interviews with EHR vendors, we’re excited to share our interview with Andy Penn, Vice President of Virtual Health at Cerner. In this series, we talk with EHR vendors to better understand how they’re approaching telehealth.

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MEDITECH EHR’s Approach to Telehealth – EHR Telehealth Series

Healthcare IT Today

When we first started creating our live video telehealth list, we quickly realized that every healthcare organization was going to need to know and understand how their EHR vendor was planning to approach telehealth. Were EHR vendors going to embrace third party telehealth solutions?

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eVisit Responds to COVID-19 Telehealth Impact Study Results

eVisit

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Stop Creating Disloyal Patients

90 percent of patients feel no obligation to stay with a healthcare system that doesn’t offer digital tools. What can you do in the face of such a sobering statistic? Patient-facing telehealth options that allow patients to get virtually instantaneous care privately, securely, and from anywhere can keep your patients from seeking care from the easiest, nearest, and cheapest provider.

Telehealth Security: Using a Telehealth VPN

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Telehealth Security: Using a Telehealth VPN Hackers have been developing yet more devious ways to harm people since COVID. The post Telehealth Security: Using a Telehealth VPN appeared first on TBH Institute Blog.

Virtual Waiting Rooms and Telehealth Workflow – Telehealth Features Series

Healthcare IT Today

In this Telehealth Feature Series, we’re going to cover the long list of potential telehealth features available today.

States Passing Laws to Prevent Telehealth Coverage Rollbacks by Payers

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Telehealth coverage rollbacks started as early as June 4, when Aetna, United Healthcare and Anthem ended no-cost coverage of non-COVID telehealth for commercially insured members.

Telehealth Update from J.D. Power, Amwell, Cigna, GoodRx, and a Trio of Smart Doctors

Health Populi

In the first six months of the COVID-19 pandemic, telehealth was a “bright spot in the ‘new normal,’” according to a report from J.D. Power, Telehealth Patient Satisfaction Surges During Pandemic but Barriers to Access Persist. adults who had done a telehealth visit in the past year.

Community Health Centers: Increase Growth through Care Management + Telehealth

Understand the Growth Potential for Community Health Centers through this Easy-To-Use Care Management Guide. This guide covers Billing, Claims Processing and Payment for CCM, BHI and More!

Did COVID-19 Create a False Telehealth Market?

Healthcare IT Today

I know that so many telehealth advocates are saying the genie is out of the bottle and related phrases, but I think there’s still a lot more to be said about […].

ePrescribing and Patient Education – Telehealth Features Series

Healthcare IT Today

In this Telehealth Feature Series, we’re going to cover the long list of potential telehealth features available today.

Telehealth Is As Good As In-Person Care? Consider the Telehealth Evidence

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Telehealth Is As Good As In-Person Care? Consider the Telehealth Evidence While the data clearly has shown that telehealth is just as good as in-person care for a wide variety of healthcare issues, it is clear that telehealth is not … Read more.

For This Patient, Telehealth Is No Fad

Healthcare IT Today

On the surface, there are very good reasons to predict that telehealth volume is likely to sink like a stone. My colleague John Lynn, describes the COVID-19 telehealth surge as a false market, given that it was driven by conditions that are almost guaranteed to change.

Azalea Health EHR’s Approach to Telehealth – EHR Telehealth Series

Healthcare IT Today

As part of our ongoing series of telehealth interviews with EHR vendors, we’re excited to share our interview with Baha Zeidan, Co-founder and CEO of Azalea Health. In this series, we talk with EHR vendors to better understand how they’re approaching telehealth.

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October 2020 Telehealth Reimbursement News Update

Telebehavioral Health Institute

As part of the Telebehavioral Health Institute’s effort to keep you updated, this article offers a roundup of breaking telehealth reimbursement news for October 2020. The post October 2020 Telehealth Reimbursement News Update appeared first on TBH Institute Blog.

Telehealth Impacting Patient Satisfaction In Physical Therapy

Electronic Health Reporter

Telehealth is a $2.6B The global COVID-19 pandemic has switched telehealth’s use and acceptance into overdrive, and […]. The article Telehealth Impacting Patient Satisfaction In Physical Therapy appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

The Future of Telehealth

Electronic Health Reporter

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Telehealth Predictions: Access, Reimbursement & Fraud

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Telehealth Predictions: Access, Reimbursement & Fraud Eager to see what will happen next? Given recent developments in the US as well as other English-speaking countries, telehealth predictions can now be discussed with more certainty in the context of telehealth access, … Read more.

How to Use Telehealth for Seniors

Telebehavioral Health Institute

How to Use Telehealth for Seniors Clinicians must be careful not to stereotype older adults as being unable or unwilling to use technology. The post How to Use Telehealth for Seniors appeared first on TBH Institute Blog.

Executive Order on Improving Rural Health and Telehealth Access

Telebehavioral Health Institute

President Issues Executive Order on Improving Rural Health and Telehealth Access In an announcement by the United States President today, the Executive Order on Improving Rural Health and Telehealth Access was published in the White House list of presidential actions.

AdvancedMD EHR’s Approach to Telehealth – EHR Telehealth Series

Healthcare IT Today

As part of our ongoing series of telehealth interviews with EHR vendors, we’re excited to share our interview with Tim Costantino, VP, Head of Product at AdvancedMD. In this series, we talk with EHR vendors to better understand how they’re approaching telehealth.

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Envisioning the delivery of true primary care telehealth

KevinMD

Before the pandemic, telehealth seemed to be a way to deliver urgent care for acute issues to a select group of tech-savvy patients. Almost overnight, the COVID-19 pandemic has completely disrupted how we deliver primary care to patients.

Telehealth Workshop Series: Focus Mississippi

South Central Telehealth Resource Center

The South Central Telehealth Resource Center will be hosting a series of events focused on Mississippi and the telehealth landscape in that region. The following topics will be covered: Telehealth 101, Telehealth Grant Writing, Telehealth Billing, and Real World Examples of Telehealth.

Unique Uses for Telehealth

Clocktree

Most people are familiar with telehealth services offered by their primary care doctor, therapist or other healthcare provider as a convenient alternative to an in-office visit. Telehealth has emerged as a standard, even expected, part of certain healthcare practices. Here are a few examples from Clocktree of less obvious telehealth services that are making a difference in people’s lives and well-being. Client Healthcare Prospect Provider Telehealth

Mysteries Solved: Telehealth, Data Security and Privacy

Healthcare IT Today

Even prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the use of telehealth applications and services was on the rise. The following is a guest article by Gerry Blass, President and CEO at ComplyAssistant and Donna Grindle, Founder and CEO at Kardon.