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.

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

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Verizon introduces BlueJeans Telehealth platform for providers

Mobi Health News

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

Telehealth Technologies: A Short-Term Solution That’s Been A Long Time Coming

Electronic Health Reporter

The article Telehealth Technologies: A Short-Term Solution That’s Been A Long Time Coming appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial Arlene Maxim Axxess benefits of telehealth telehealthThis article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Arlene Maxim, senior clinical officer, Axxess.

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 firm mHS launches Kickstarter campaign for new telehealth project

Mobi Health News

Its latest telehealth project will allow family caregivers to monitor six patients remotely.

Telehealth utilization dropped by 10% in June

Mobi Health News

Telehealth made up 4.5% of medical claim lines in June, falling from 5% in May

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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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.

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.

A Telehealth Transformation Can Improve Patient Retention

Electronic Health Reporter

The article A Telehealth Transformation Can Improve Patient Retention appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial AMD Global Telemedicine Amy Miller patient retention strategies telehealth usageThis article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter.

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.

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.

Broadband Access and Connectivity for Telehealth and RPM

Healthcare IT Today

Telehealth comes with a number of important challenges. Administration C-Suite Leadership Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System Telemedicine and Remote Monitoring Avel eCare Broadband Connectivity COVID-19 COVID-19 Telehealth Deanna Larson Telehealth

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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.

HIMSSCast: Telehealth across borders

Mobi Health News

Healthcare lawyer Heather Alleva lays out the many ways that where you live affects what you can do when it comes to offering virtual care

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 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.

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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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!

Telehealth and the school nurse – with Marcos Domiciano

Mobi Health News

TytoCare's Marcos Domiciano joins host Jonah Comstock to discuss the challenges and opportunities of telehealth in schools.

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 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 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.

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.,

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.

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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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

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.

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.

Ensuring High Quality Virtual Care Requires Telehealth Training for Clinicians

Electronic Health Reporter

The article Ensuring High Quality Virtual Care Requires Telehealth Training for Clinicians appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial telehealth Vikram Savkar Virtual Care Wolters Kluwer HealthThis article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited.

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 […].

Independent Reviews Important in Selecting Telehealth Partners

eVisit

As healthcare leaders shift from short-term telehealth solutions that were quickly put in place during the PHE to long-term strategic Virtual Care and hybrid approaches, they are reviewing a sea of potential telehealth partners in this now-flooded marketplace.

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.

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

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 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.

Strategies From a Healthcare Expert That Can Aid In Optimizing and Maximizing Your Organizations’ Telehealth Footprint

Electronic Health Reporter

Telehealth is far more than a technology that allows patients to be monitored virtually within a hospital by a specialist or at home by a provider. The article Strategies From a Healthcare Expert That Can Aid In Optimizing and Maximizing Your Organizations’ Telehealth Footprint appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial implementing telehealth telehealth VIE HealthcareThis article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter.

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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