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

Pediatric telehealth worries docs

Morning eHealth

Mobile telehealth urged for military — Breaches set to hit new record

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.

CONNECT for Health Act would expand Medicare coverage for telehealth

Clocktree

Creating Opportunities Now for Necessary and Effective Care Technologies (CONNECT) for Health Act of 2019 has bipartisan Senate and House support and would expand telehealth services through Medicare. Telehealth is the future of health care. The CONNECT for Health Act of 2019 builds on the progress made in recent years to increase the use of telehealth through Medicare. Client Healthcare Prospect Provider Telehealth Telehealth News Telemedicine

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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.

The Promise of Telehealth for Older People – the U-M National Poll on Healthy Aging

Health Populi

Most people over 50 years of age are cautious but open to receiving health care virtually via telehealth platforms, according to the National Poll on Healthy Aging from my alma mater, the University of Michigan. We’re in the Field of Dreams moment in telehealth, especially for older people.

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.

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.

Community Health Centers: Increase Growth through Care Management + 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.

New telehealth bill in CA would expand access and ensure reimbursement

Clocktree

The California Assembly passed a telehealth bill requiring healthcare plans to equally reimburse providers for services having the same effect remotely as in person. The bill, awaiting signature by California Governor Gavin Newsom, would expand telehealth access to all CA residents by requiring health insurance plans to reimburse providers for appointments that would have the same impact whether in person or via video.

September Telehealth Industry Happenings

Ortholive

September brought the changing of the seasons but it also brought a few innovations to the telehealth industry. Some of the largest health systems in the nation continued to publish data showing the positive results gained from providing patients with telehealth technology.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

Florida Telehealth

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Florida Out-of-State Telehealth Registration The application for Out-of-State Telehealth Registration is now available at [link] You may locate the necessary forms by clicking on the link titled “Documents.” The post Florida Telehealth appeared first on TBH Institute Blog.

Florida Telehealth Out-of-State Registration Application Now Available

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Florida Telehealth Out-of-State Registration Florida Telehealth Application Now Available Health care practitioners with an out-of-state license or certification that falls under section 456.47(1)(b),

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

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.

Telehealth staffing company Enzyme Health raises $1.7M

Mobi Health News

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

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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

Medical Call Centers & Telehealth Staffing

Health Recovery Solutions

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Important Telehealth Trends Affecting Your Practice

Ortholive

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Guest Blog: Growing Rural Health Access with Telehealth – by Ryan Kelly, Mississippi Telehealth Association

South Central Telehealth Resource Center

One of several possible measures includes the use of telehealth services. However, there may be an additional benefit to providing telehealth beyond just receiving a technology fee. Mississippi Telehealth Association.

Privileging Telehealth Providers

HealthStream

The credentialing and privileging of telehealth providers is something many healthcare providers are still figuring out