AHIMA Releases New Telehealth Toolkit

Electronic Health Reporter

AHIMA released a new toolkit that aims to provide guidance to healthcare organizations about telehealth, as its use soared during the pandemic and many organizations are seeking to implement or expand their telehealth programs. Editorial AHIMA telehealth toolkit Wylecia Wiggs Harris

Verizon introduces BlueJeans Telehealth platform for providers

Mobi Health News

Verizon introduces BlueJeans Telehealth platform for providers . Telehealth, Patient Access, Digital Health, Care, Technology

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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%).

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.

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.

Specialty Telehealth Business Dynamics

Healthcare IT Today

However, when we finished recording the episode “What Makes Specialty Acute Care Telehealth Different?”

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

Healthcare IT Today

New research conducted by Healthcare IT Today suggests that the top barriers to wider, more stable adoption of telehealth may be patient and doctor discomfort with the technology.

A Physician Perspective on Telehealth

Healthcare IT Today

I think most of us agree that telehealth is here to stay. No doubt telehealth won’t remain at the inflated levels that COVID-19 and shutdowns required, but it will plateau at some reasonable level and then likely grow over time as […].

The IT Team’s Role In Getting Telehealth Accreditation

Electronic Health Reporter

Once a fringe technology, telehealth has become a standard offering in many healthcare systems. At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, telehealth accounted for 43.5% The article The IT Team’s Role In Getting Telehealth Accreditation appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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.

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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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.

Patients Are Hooked On Telehealth

Healthcare IT Today

Prior to the onset of the pandemic, many consumers had little interest in using telehealth services. 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 […].

What Makes Specialty Acute Care Telehealth Different?

Healthcare IT Today

I’m always slightly bothered when people say that telehealth has seen a massive explosion thanks to COVID-19. While it’s true that live video telehealth visits have seen hockey stick style growth because of COVID-19, there are actually a wide variety of telehealth options.

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 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.,

HIMSSCast: Should telehealth be specialized or a one-stop shop?

Mobi Health News

NurX CEO Varsha Rao on the female-focused telehealth company's expansion from contraception to dermatology, migraines and more. Telehealth, Patient Access, Care

Telehealth after COVID-19

Mobi Health News

Marianna Imenokhoeva, founder at LinktoMedicine and Future50 International, talks about reopening economies, and how telehealth will be more relevant than ever in the post-COVID world

Pandemic Dramatically Boosted Telehealth Use, With Demand Stabilizing At 38X Higher Than Year Before

Healthcare IT Today

New research suggests that while telehealth adoption has slowed since the peak of the pandemic, it has stabilized at a level dramatically higher than before COVID showed its face.

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!

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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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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Telehealth Analytics – 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.

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.

6 of The Best Telehealth Practices To Implement

Electronic Health Reporter

Over the past year or so, the need for telehealth services has risen dramatically. In fact, there was a 154 percent rise in telehealth visits for the last week of March 2020 compared to the […]. Editorial how to set up telehealth patients and telehealth providing 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

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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Top Live Video Telehealth Companies List

Healthcare IT Today

Spoiler Alert: Here’s the live video telehealth list. A few weeks ago, as telehealth started to explode, I realized how important understanding the telehealth market was going to be for those who read Healthcare IT Today.

Four Telehealth Tips for Hospitals and Health Systems

Healthcare IT Today

Telehealth and virtual care have exploded during the current COVID-19 pandemic, building on the incremental growth and adoption seen in recent years.

The Future of Telehealth After The Pandemic

Electronic Health Reporter

The article The Future of Telehealth After The Pandemic appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial Adrian Johansen future of telehealth importance of telehealthThis article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Telehealth Bolsters Patient Satisfaction (J.D. Power), and Providers Are Working to Catch Up (BDO)

Health Populi

Two studies published in May 2021 illustrate the value and importance of telehealth to patients in 2020, and a disconnect among many C-level executives working in hospitals, academic medical centers, and other care provider organizations. The post Telehealth Bolsters Patient Satisfaction (J.D.

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.

GAO Report on Telehealth with Skewed Conclusion

Healthcare IT Today

For a while now I’ve been waiting for the government to do the telehealth studies that are needed to make telehealth reimbursement something that’s going to last long term.

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.

The Quickly Evolving Telehealth and RPM Solutions

Healthcare IT Today

This past year, we’ve spent a lot of time covering the telehealth and RPM markets for obvious reasons.