Unique Uses for Telehealth

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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

Telehealth In 2030 – Notes From the Future At #ATA19 with Safavi, Holt, Bathina and Swafford

Health Populi

Kaveh was brainstorming the future of telehealth a decade from “now,” with three innovators attending #ATA19: Deepthi Bathina of Humana, Matthew Holt of Catalyst Health (and Co-Founder of Health 2.0), and Kim Swafford of Providence St. Joe’s deploys telehealth in eight states.

WA state legislature passes two telehealth bills

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Washington state lawmakers have passed two new bills which help expand telehealth services state wide. Telehealth providers would be required to complete this certification every four years. Healthcare Prospect Provider Telehealth Telehealth News Telemedicine UncategorizedThe first, HB5386 , will establish a telemedicine training program covering issues such as licensing, liability, informed consent, and training on how to use technology.

National study of insurance claims shows 53% increase for telehealth in 2017

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US News just released a summary of a study done by FAIR Health which looked at telehealth trends based on insurance claims in the year 2017. Telehealth has been growing more rapidly in urban areas than in rural areas.

Telehealth and Virtual Care Are Melting Into “Just” Health Care at HIMSS19

Health Populi

Just as we experienced “e-business” departments blurring into ecommerce and everyday business processes, so is “telehealth” morphing into, simply, health care delivery as one of many channels and platforms. Zero and Roman are also part of telehealth.

2017 A Ground Breaking Year for Telehealth

Clocktree

2017 was a ground breaking year for the world of telehealth. More than 60% of all healthcare institutions in the US have implemented telehealth technology into their care systems. 2017 was a good year for telehealth, and we at Clocktree are excited to see what 2018 will bring.

Florida Senate Approves Statewide Telehealth Bill

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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

Telehealth Platforms Are Moving Telepsychiatry Forward

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Telehealth allows for all types of people to connect from nearly anywhere anytime and receive the accommodations they need. Everyday more and more psychiatrists and healthcare providers are joining the telehealth sector. Healthcare Telehealth Telemedicine

Could Telehealth Services Help Stop the Opioid Crisis?

Clocktree

Jamey Lister from US News wrote an article on the possibilities of using telehealth technology to help reach rural areas suffering from the opioid crisis. Access to telehealth services has enabled many patients to have the ability to discuss medication issues etc.

Telehealth education: What do we actually need for our clinical practice?

KevinMD

In telehealth, which also requires training my colleagues, is it necessary? As we go through our careers, we are given the responsibility of educating the next generation of students and residents to become proficient and competent in medicine.

Consumers Are Looking For Greater Telehealth Access

Clocktree

However most of these patients do not have access to all the telehealth options they are hoping for. In reality the next step in integrating telehealth into the healthcare sector is persuading physicians to adopt this technology into their own practices. Telehealth saves time for both the patient and doctor, and creates an easier way for physicians to manage, and care for a growing number of patients. Telehealth Telemedicine Healthcare Mental Health

Telehealth Technology Summit 2018

South Central Telehealth Resource Center

Join us for the inaugural Telehealth Technology Summit 2018! When it comes to telehealth, the right equipment & connectivity can make or break a program. The post Telehealth Technology Summit 2018 appeared first on LearnTelehealth.

Telehealth Grant Funding Expands

Health Recovery Solutions

Over the past several months, significant changes surrounding telehealth and its role in healthcare have taken place. Changes include, CMS’ new, more generous reimbursement policies and several state laws spurring the progression of telehealth programs to address the opioid crisis.

Major telehealth milestone for VA patients

Clocktree

The Business of Federal Technology reports on the June 11 launch date for a telehealth policy change referred to as “anywhere-to-anywhere,” which allows qualified practitioners to log in to Department of Veterans Affairs telehealth system and treat patients regardless of state licensing rules. The proliferation of telehealth allows the VA to reduce the stress on its nationwide system, which has more than 30,000 clinical vacancies.

Telehealth Usage and Coverage Continues to Increase Throughout the US

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Telehealth coverage and usage is continuing to make strides forward. The US Department of Health and Human Services estimates that currently 60% of all healthcare institutions and about 45% of all hospitals are using telehealth in one way or another.

Survey: Telehealth adoption, interest increased 340% among physicians since 2015

Mobi Health News

The American Well-backed poll of 800 doctors found a 340 percent increase in the number of US physicians who have conducted a telehealth consultation since 2015

Georgia state Senate passes two bills improving telehealth access for residents

Clocktree

SB118 is a comprehensive reform of Georgia’s previous telehealth act. The bill updates the law in an effort to increase the prevalence of telehealth for a broader array of services, as well as ensuring parity in insurance reimbursement for telehealth and in-person care. This is great news for residents of Georgia, as well as the telehealth industry in general! Healthcare Prospect Provider Telehealth Telehealth News Telemedicine Uncategorized

Can you identify 7 qualities of a successful telehealth program?

South Central Telehealth Resource Center

Consumer need is driving the development of telehealth programs across the country. Provider access to affordable broadband and delivery methods, such as smart phones, tablets and iPads, are driving telehealth to become a delivery platform that can meet consumer needs.

Telehealth staffing company Enzyme Health raises $1.7M

Mobi Health News

The startup employs machine learning to help match qualified professionals with telehealth opportunities.

Study finds 2/3 of healthcare providers aren’t familiar with changes to telehealth reimbursement

Clocktree

According to a recent survey by Reaction Data , 67% of healthcare providers surveyed weren’t aware of major changes to telehealth reimbursements laws in effect as of January 1. Generally, the new rules expand reimbursement for healthcare providers using telehealth platforms (like Clocktree) for virtual care. One of the previous barriers to using telehealth services was the lack of reimbursement to providers, so this should help boost telehealth adoption rate.

Telehealth for Rehabilitation

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Early in 2018, I wrote about my first experience as a patient with telehealth. I was finally receiving the kind of care I had promoted as an administrator for so long and it was a pure pleasure. I often hear. Healthy Children and Families The Patient Experience Workplace Health and Wellness

Facility Fees & Telehealth Reimbursement

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Properly identifying facilities that rely upon reimbursable services can also point the way for additional fees that are exclusive to telehealth. The post Facility Fees & Telehealth Reimbursement appeared first on TBH Institute Blog. Blog Center For Medicare And Medicaid Cpt Codes Telehealth ReimbursementFor example, “facility fees” are often reimbursable. They are the U.S. government’s way of supporting the technology infrastructure costs … Read more.

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New push for AI in radiology — 23andMe responds to study on BRCA misses

Online Patient Assessment in Telehealth

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The post Online Patient Assessment in Telehealth appeared first on TBH Institute Blog. Uncategorized American Psychological Assocation CMS Home Telehealth in-person assessment online assessment

Clocktree partners with NAADAC to provide telehealth platform to addiction counselors

Clocktree

We are very excited about our partnership with NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals, extending Clocktree’s affordable HIPAA compliant telehealth platform to more than 100,000 addiction counselors and educators worldwide. NAADAC is so pleased to announce that through our new partnership with Clocktree, we now offer our members the access to telehealth that will increase and enhance access to care for their clients!

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How non-video telehealth can be a cure for overprescribing antibiotics

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When Dr. Fleming found penicillin mold in his Petri dishes in 1928, he had no idea of the impact he — and it — would have on global health. Penicillin and the antibiotic revolution that it triggered have saved countless lives and change world history.

Time to make telehealth strategies more personal

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Text Messaging Therapy in Telehealth

Telebehavioral Health Institute

The post Text Messaging Therapy in Telehealth appeared first on TBH Institute Blog. Blog behavioral text messages future of telehealth Text MessagingWhat’s TBHI’s Position about Text Messaging Therapy?

Telehealth HIPAA

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Telehealth HIPAA Telehealth providers are at the cutting edge of new opportunities for bettering quality of care. The post Telehealth HIPAA appeared first on TBH Institute Blog.

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Telehealth Reaches a Tipping Point

Health System CIO

With the major pieces — legislation, technology, and consumer expectations — all starting to fall into place, the time to start thinking about telehealth is now, says Bill Russell. Columns Consumer experience Featured Patient Engagement Telehealth Bill Russell

Clocktree Telehealth Platform Popup Notification Update

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Healthcare Telehealth Telemedicine UncategorizedYou can now receive important Clocktree account notifications via popups! These popup notifications are small messages that appear in a corner of your device’s screen, whether you are logged into Clocktree or not. They will alert you to upcoming appointments or new secure messages.

“Telehealth is a digital distribution channel for health care” – catching up with Roy Schoenberg, President and CEO of American Well

Health Populi

It’s a potential consumer/patient market that AmWell could serve, but not every person with access to telehealth services takes advantage of that supply side. In telehealth, even with employers covering the service as a workplace benefit, most employees still don’t “benefit from the benefit.”

HRS Telehealth Advancement Conference Delivers Innovative Ideas from Industry Experts

Health Recovery Solutions

Health Recovery Solutions (HRS), a telehealth and remote patient software company, hosted its inaugural Telehealth Advancement Conference this past week. disease management telehealth telemedicine video conferencing behavioral health pregnancy population health EMR

Telehealth Risk Management Checklist

Telebehavioral Health Institute

For the sake of our own sanity and the well-being of the loved ones who might rely on our earning potential, telehealth risk management needs to be at the forefront of our decisions. The post Telehealth Risk Management Checklist appeared first on TBH Institute Blog.

Bringing precision medicine to patients with telehealth

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Patients with medically actionable test results are put in touch with experts through a telehealth platform. Home genetic testing kits have been popular for a while and with a variety of retail services now available, it is easy for anyone to get a glimpse at their genetic makeup.

More funding for rural telehealth programs is on its way

Clocktree

This will allow healthcare providers to offer telehealth programs that rely on strong internet to connect to remote patients and enable practitioners to collaborate and consult with specialists outside of their area. Two years ago healthcare organization and lawmakers began to lobby for an increase to this cap, due to increasing demands particularly to take advantage of newly emerging telehealth technology.

Changing the Telehealth Industry With Artificial Intelligence

Electronic Health Reporter

The telehealth industry is one of the newest industries to begin utilizing artificial intelligence, affecting everything from the distribution of electronic medical cards to personable interaction. As telehealth spreads across the United States, artificial intelligence is one […].

Telehealth Reimbursement for Home-Based Care

Telebehavioral Health Institute

In the spring of 2018, the Center for Connected Health Policy (CCHP) published its update of the State Telehealth Laws and Reimbursement Policies Report. telehealth reimbursement of all … Read more.

Utilizing Telehealth to Improve Home Dialysis

Health Recovery Solutions

i] In a recent speech to kidney disease patients and advocates, Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary, Alex Azar, stated that Medicare was making a concerted effort to expand the utilization of At-Home Dialysis, including expanding telehealth services.

Telehealth is Helping Patients Receive Care Faster

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Telehealth technology could be an answer to this problem. This is a large hurdle telehealth companies are facing, however as time goes on, more and more states are adopting telehealth coverage into their healthcare systems.