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Study Says Telehealth Claims Up 624% Over Four Year Period

Healthcare IT Today

The use of telehealth services climbed dramatically over the four years between 2014 and 2018, according to new research based on healthcare claims data. To get a look at telehealth’s impact on healthcare overall, FAIR Health analyzed more than 29 billion healthcare claim records.

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

The New Employer Wellness Lens Includes Mental Health, Telehealth and Women’s Health

Health Populi

The post The New Employer Wellness Lens Includes Mental Health, Telehealth and Women’s Health appeared first on HealthPopuli.com.

Community Health Centers: Increase Growth through Care Management + Telehealth

Telehealth Awareness, Access and Adoption: Updates from J.D. Power, the ATA and FAIR Health

Health Populi

Power has undertaken a survey on consumer satisfaction with 31 telehealth providers across 15 measures, which will be published in November 2019. In advance of the full report, the organization released a summary on telehealth access and satisfaction, which I’ll discuss in this post.

More Than Half Of Seniors Willing To Use Telehealth

Healthcare IT Today

Results from a recent survey suggest that seniors are more comfortable with telehealth than you might think, especially given their techno-phobic reputation. As things stand, when seniors need off-hours care, telehealth consults are hardly the first thing that comes to their mind.

August Telehealth Industry Happenings

Ortholive

The biggest news in August 2019 to hit the telehealth field came with the release of some details from the 2019. About Telemedicine "telehealth" 2019 trends JD Powers 2020 healthcare

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.

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.

Baby Boomers & Palliative Care – Telehealth Expands Access to Specialists

Health Recovery Solutions

Technological, staffing-related, and financial obstacles have certainly influenced the presence of telehealth in national and global healthcare markets, but never have we seen the increased opportunity and need for such programs than we do today.

Training Clinicians with Telehealth

Health Recovery Solutions

telehealth communication clinician engagement clinician educationAs the applications of technology in healthcare continue to grow, training for telemedicine must take center stage in the education of future clinicians.

WA state legislature passes two telehealth bills

Clocktree

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.

Rural communities helped by telehealth, but broadband internet still an issue for 1 in 5 rural households

Clocktree

NPR produced an interesting segment on the state of telehealth services and how they’ve helped people in rural communities. Survey results also indicate convenience is the leading factor for choosing telehealth services.

FCC advances, seeks public comment on $100M rural telehealth pilot

Mobi Health News

The program would provide an 85% discount on telehealth connectivity expenses for health organizations serving rural communities

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

Clocktree

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.

Customizing Telehealth Monitoring for Patient Success: Marie's Telehealth Story

Health Recovery Solutions

Anne Carle, RN, Telehealth Clinical Coordinator at Cornerstone VNA , shared with HRS a wonderful patient success story. In her own words, read her story below about customizing a patient's care plan through the use of telehealth.

Telehealth Platforms Are Moving Telepsychiatry Forward

Clocktree

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

Florida Senate Approves Statewide Telehealth Bill

Clocktree

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

Treating COPD in Rural Communities with Telehealth

Health Recovery Solutions

In May, HRS published a blog post highlighting the role of telehealth in combating the social determinants of health such as physical environment, economic stability, education, and food insecurity. telehealth COPD population health SDoH rural communities

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.

July Telehealth Industry Happenings

Ortholive

As we hit the midway point in the summer of 2019, there were several new telehealth initiatives, research, and activities that made the news. telehealth" "telemedicine" mhealth MayoClinic Yale

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

Oncology Telehealth

Telebehavioral Health Institute

How Telehealth is Changing the Field of Oncology Today telemedicine is used throughout the medical field in order to help provide better care to patients. The post Oncology Telehealth appeared first on TBH Institute Blog.

Blockchain: Increasing Security In Telehealth

Electronic Health Reporter

The healthcare industry is no different – the telehealth industry is predicted to be worth more than $130 billion by 2025. While telehealth offers many benefits to patients, particularly those who are […]. The article Blockchain: Increasing Security In Telehealth appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial A-LIGN Blaise Wabo blockchain blockchain in healthcare security compliance telehealth

June 2019 Telehealth Industry Happenings

Ortholive

In June, telehealth and mHealth service offerings expanded around the nation. Another state joined others requiring parity in telehealth reimbursement, and much more. Here's what happened in June 2019 in telehealth.

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.

Advancing Physical Therapy with Telehealth

Health Recovery Solutions

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Telehealth Usage and Coverage Continues to Increase Throughout the US

Clocktree

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.

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.

Telehealth staffing company Enzyme Health raises $1.7M

Mobi Health News

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

Overcome the Technical Challenges of Telehealth for Nephrology

MedTech Boston

The post Overcome the Technical Challenges of Telehealth for Nephrology appeared first on MedTech Boston. MTB Promotion News home dialysis nephrology telehealth telemedicineSponsored by the Renal Physicians Association.

Virtual Care Across the Continuum with HRS Telehealth

Health Recovery Solutions

Best Practices disease management telehealth telemedicine diabetes remote patient monitoring Patient Engagement introducing telehealth care continuumIn recent years, the healthcare industry has been undergoing a paradigm shift from volume-based to value-based care.

How should your organization assess telehealth ROI?

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

As more health systems avail themselves of the quality, cost and access benefits that come with telehealth, IT leaders naturally have big questions about how those major investments in technology infrastructure, reshaped clinical strategy and staffing changes should be paying off.

Breaking Down Next Gen ACO’s and the Telehealth Waiver

Health Recovery Solutions

Fierce Healthcare recently reported a study revealing 67% of physicians indicated their willingness to incorporate telehealth into their patients' care plans, a nearly 10% increase from just three years prior. The rapid increase confirms clinicians' preference for telehealth into patient care.

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

In-Depth: Telehealth providers working with colleges to supplement students' behavioral health, physical care

Mobi Health News

By deploying their products alongside campus health services, telehealth companies are seeing engagement rates outperforming those of the general population

Master Guide to Telehealth Statistics for 2019

Enzyme Health

Get to know the most important data on telehealth market growth, insurance and telemedicine, telehealth technology, telemedicine patient demographics, telehealth patient satisfaction, provider adoption of telehealth, and specialty telemedicine statistics.

Telehealth Inventory Management: Best Practices for Improved Outcomes

Health Recovery Solutions

Inventory management is essential to the success of any telehealth program. areas of improvement for better inventory management include equipment tracking, unit storage, and the creation of a telehealth procedure manual.

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