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What consumers want from telehealth

KevinMD

After becoming more familiar with telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic, a growing number of consumers today are realizing the value and convenience of virtual visits for minor urgent issues, chronic disease management, and mental health services. What consumers want from telehealth originally appeared in KevinMD.com. Read more….

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A Vote for Telehealth is a Vote for American Patients’ and Doctors’ Well-Being

Health Populi

Congress can’t agree on much before the 2024 summer recess, there’s one bipartisan stroke of political pens in Washington, DC, that could provide some satisfaction for both patients and doctors: bring telehealth back to patients and providers permanently. S 2016) and second, re-introduce and sign the Telehealth Modernization Act.

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Telehealth is Health: It’s Telehealth Awareness Week

Health Populi

By March 2020, telehealth channels were replacing visits to doctors and emergency departments as shown in the first chart from the CDC’s report on the early pandemic period. Welcome to Telehealth Awareness Week , a campaign mounted by the ATA to remind us that #TelehealthIsHealth. 34% used telehealth for preventive care.

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Telehealth groups urge DEA to release virtual e-prescribing rules

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

With current pandemic-era flexibilities for telemedicine set to expire at the end of 2024, several telehealth groups and major health systems are calling on the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to work faster in crafting a new proposed rule regulating the prescribing of controlled substances via telehealth.

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Top 12 Telehealth KPIs Every Health Tech Leader Should Know

Speaker: Matt McBride, CEO and Co-Founder of Mend

Consumer research has found that in 2021, 64% of US households reported using Telehealth services. In addition 34% of patients would prefer Telehealth visits to in-office visits. How to interpret benchmark data and KPIs for a successful Telehealth Program. Patient engagement happens before, during, and after interactions.

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Telehealth-enabled customized workflows

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Sponsor: Enghouse Primary topic: Telehealth Topic: Telehealth Workflow Resource Central: Upcoming Webinars External url: [link] Thumbnail: Body: Enterprise Taxonomy: Short Headline: Telehealth-enabled customized workflows Region Tag: Global Edition Node settings: Exclude from Accelerate RSS feed

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The Omnichannel Imperative for Healthcare: Supporting Telehealth Awareness Week 2023

Health Populi

It’s Telehealth Awareness Week , led by the ATA. I celebrate and support the effort; this Health Populi post explains the Association’s mantra that Telehealth is Health, and that telehealth is firmly embedded into healthcare’s omnichannel imperative. So why omnichannel healthcare, and why now?

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Stop Creating Disloyal Patients

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. 90 percent of patients feel no obligation to stay with a healthcare system that doesn’t offer digital tools.

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Strategies to Deal with Collaborative Healthcare Communication

Speaker: Dr. Ugo Uwaoma, MD, MBA

Due to the impact of COVID-19, integrating telehealth software into practices and organizations has become the new normal. In turn, this has increased the effectiveness of collaborative healthcare by strengthening communication amongst healthcare workers and helping combat the woes of burnout.

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19 Massive Telehealth Learnings After 4,000,000 Visits in 2021

Speaker: Matt McBride, CEO and Co-Founder of Mend

Telehealth adoption has recently skyrocketed as a result of patient and provider needs related to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, due to the rapid rollout, many practices and health systems were forced to cut corners when establishing their Telehealth programs. How to streamline your workflows to improve patient care.

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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.

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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.

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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!

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Burnout, Tele-Health, and Accessibility: How to Manage the Expectation of a 24-Hour Workday

Speaker: Keith Carlson — BSN, RN, NC-BC, Host of The Nurse Keith Podcast

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, telehealth has become more prevalent. Telehealth increases patients' abilities to access care as well as the potential for the well-being of the physician or RN, but only if implemented with reasonable provider expectations.