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

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

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.

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 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

Telehealth 101 Available Online and On Site

Telehealth Blog

The South Central Telehealth Resource Center offers Telehealth 101: The Easy Basics of Telehealth and Telemedicine online and on site. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about the impact of telehealth and telemedicine!

Small or Solo Practices considering telehealth

Clocktree

We liked this article on mHealth Intelligence that offers advice for small and solo practices who are considering offering telehealth services. They recommend practicing a telehealth visit with a friend or colleague, recording the first few sessions to perfect your “webside manner”, and advertising your telehealth services first to your tech savvy clients then more broadly.

HRSA Resources for Advancing Telehealth (Episode 18)

Telehealth Blog

Episode 18 features Natassja Manzanero, Telehealth Resource Center Program Coordinator for the Office for the Advancement of Telehealth (OAT), Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources, and Services Administration (HRSA). Overview of key telehealth policy issues.

Telehealth use on rise for behavioral health

Mobi Health News

Telemedicine technology has been improving steadily over the past several years, and as the tech gets better, so does its reputation.

Telehealth Payments Don’t Meet Medicare Requirements

BHM Healthcare Solutions

Editor’s Note: Healthcare organizations are increasingly looking to adopt telehealth programs, but they face a number of telehealth policy barriers that hinder their plans. But some providers don’t know how Medicare telehealth requirements work, the OIG found.

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 Policy Barriers to Observe

BHM Healthcare Solutions

Editor’s Note: Healthcare organizations are increasingly looking to adopt telehealth programs, but they face a number of telehealth policy barriers that hinder their plans, according to the Center for Connected Health Policy. One of the top telehealth obstacles is reimbursement.

Telehealth is Helping Patients Receive Care Faster

Clocktree

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.

National TRC Webinar Series: Expanding Quality Metrics to Include Telehealth

Telehealth Blog

Expanding Quality Metrics to Include Telehealth. Even with this growth, there are no current measures to evaluate and assess the impact of telehealth or address concerns about the utility and benefit of telehealth services. Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 1 PM CDT. Register Today!

Millennials demand telehealth in a move away from traditional primary care model

Mobi Health News

It is no secret that millennials are a driving force in society today, and a new survey shows that their demands and behaviors differ from baby boomer and Gen Xers, and could reshape the healthcare industry especially when it comes to primary care and telehealth

Implementation Of Telehealth Services Update: Survey

BHM Healthcare Solutions

Editor’s Note: Payers and providers have shed fears about the deployment of telehealth services. Payers are rapidly becoming educated in telehealth and are keen on closing telehealth gap.

Step 2: Identify a telehealth champion

Telehealth Blog

The Health Care Professional’s Guide to Successful Telehealth Program Development is a blog series that provides a step-by-step approach to telehealth program development. Under his/her leadership, implementing a telehealth program can move from idea to reality.

InTouch Health buys Reach Health, bolstering inpatient, outpatient telehealth presence

Mobi Health News

In its second acquisition this year, InTouch Health, which develops enterprise telehealth technology for hospitals and health systems, announced that it has acquired Reach Health, another telemedicine platform.

Telehealth on Amwell: The Patient‘s Perspective

American Well Blog

As you get up and running with your telehealth practice, you may be wondering: what exactly do my patients see? The post Telehealth on Amwell: The Patient‘s Perspective appeared first on American Well. Blog consumer telehealth telehealth telemedicine

Free Webinar: Telehealth 101! Register today!

Telehealth Blog

Every month on the Second Tuesday at noon, the South Central Telehealth Resource Center offers Telehealth 101 – The Easy Basics of Telehealth and Telemedicine. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about the impact of telehealth and telemedicine!

Closing Telehealth Gap by Educating Payers

BHM Healthcare Solutions

Payers are rapidly becoming educated in telehealth and are keen on closing telehealth gap. Hospitals and healthcare-delivery systems are embracing the closing of telehealth gap, having made substantial investments in infrastructure, training, and process re-engineering.

Why I Switched to Telehealth

American Well Blog

He soon realized that he found his place in medicine – telehealth. We recently caught up with Dr. Matta to find out why he adopted telehealth, and what he’s learned from the experience: What about telehealth interested you the most? How does prescribing via telehealth work?

Telehealth Journey with Dr. Curtis Lowery (Episode 17)

Telehealth Blog

Telehealth Talk is the only monthly podcast devoted to Telehealth. The post Telehealth Journey with Dr. Curtis Lowery (Episode 17) appeared first on LearnTelehealth.

No-Cost Talk Therapy & Telehealth Technology Are Put to Use in England, to Provide Greater Access to Mental Health Services

Clocktree

Telehealth plays an important role. If telehealth services are something you are interested in adding to your practice, check out clocktree.com to get started. Healthcare Telehealth TelemedicineEngland has become the first country to offer no-cost talk therapy to their people.

Avizia to demo connectivity-focused telehealth module at HIMSS18

Mobi Health News

Telehealth technologies can connect patients and providers across miles, but some wrinkles still persist.

Philips, Emory, Royal Perth use time zones, telehealth to provide nighttime care

Mobi Health News

But a new telehealth partnership plans to use technology and the world's varying timezones as a way to help provide high-quality care around the clock. Night shifts can give clinicians vampire sleep schedules — up at night, sleeping during the day.

The Cisco Approach to Telehealth

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Over the past few years, telehealth has become increasingly common across the continuum of care. But not all telehealth solutions are created equal, nor are all organizations defining a […]. Healthcare cisco approach Health IT health IT solutions health solutions health tech health technology healthcare IT healthcare IT solutions healthcare solutions healthcare tech healthcare technology remote care telehealth telemedicine white paper

CR contains telehealth, ACO, meaningful use goodies

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Telehealth Policy 2018: Keeping You In The Know

Telehealth Blog

In 2018, updates and changes impacted telehealth policy across the nation. To supplement information provided in the webinar, the South Central Telehealth Resource Center would like to share information and resources regarding national and regional changes that may be helpful to you.

Telehealth and the CHRONIC Act of 2017 (S. 870)

Telehealth Blog

House of Representatives, allows for an expansion of telehealth/telemedicine coverage under the Medicare Advantage Plan B. While the act does not require a Medicare Advantage Plan to offer additional telehealth services, it does allow the option. Featured General Telehealth

State Telehealth Laws And Reimbursement Policies: 2017 Report

BHM Healthcare Solutions

Editor’s Note: Telehealth services extends networks beyond urban hubs and expands payers’ member enrollments. Staying current with state telehealth laws allows payers flexibility with policy updates.

Rx 2018: A New Era of Specialty Drugs, Telehealth, Mobile Apps and Value, IQVIA Reports

Health Populi

The post Rx 2018: A New Era of Specialty Drugs, Telehealth, Mobile Apps and Value, IQVIA Reports appeared first on HealthPopuli.com.

Tips For Telehealth Success

Health System CIO

From determining key drivers to establishing governance, there are several steps organizations must follow to ensure a successful telehealth program, says Sue Schade.

Measuring Telehealth: Laying A Consistent Foundation For Growth

BHM Healthcare Solutions

Editor’s Note: Telehealth services extends networks beyond urban hubs and expands payers’ member enrollments. BHM offers services geared toward controlling expenses and integrating the behavioral health opportunities presented by measuring telehealth. Measuring Telehealth Domains.

Telehealth: Effects on Behavioral Health Services

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Telehealth continues to change how physicians work together with their patients. Organizations are already expanding existing telehealth agendas while investing in telehealth technology. National Business Group on Health said 56% of employers in 2018 plan to offer telehealth for behavioral health services as a covered benefit.”. Telehealth and behavioral health have an extensive amount of opportunities for expansion in the upcoming years.

Reaching everyone, everywhere: Better access to care with telehealth

CiscoHealth

Healthcare collaboration health for all HealthForAll remote care telehealth telemedicine world health day world health day 2018Thomas Yaw Berko rides an old bicycle 30km each way to reach some of the communities he works in as a volunteer health worker in southern Ghana. For the.

Telehealth Payer Laws: Impact and Issues

BHM Healthcare Solutions

Editor’s Note: For payers, telehealth payer laws offer opportunities for extending networks beyond urban hubs and expanding their member enrollments. BHM offers services geared toward controlling expenses and integrating the behavioral health opportunities presented by telehealth. Both Becker’s Hospital Review and FierceHealthCare identified the shortcomings of telehealth legislation. Telehealth Payer Laws. Telehealth was greatly underutilized.

VA finalizes telehealth rule to let providers practice across state lines

Mobi Health News

The US Department of Veterans Affairs finalized its federal rule to allow providers to deliver patient care across state lines and outside of a VA facility

How telehealth devices can complement virtual care

American Well Blog

In the last few years, many companies have begun to integrate telehealth technology into healthcare devices. American Well’s telehealth kiosk: Telehealth kiosk s can be used in office, retail and hospital settings to.

7 Telehealth Terms You Need to Know

BHM Healthcare Solutions

If you read our blog post 5 Top Telemeds Trend of 2015 , you know that telehealth is slowly revolutionizing the healthcare world for the better. Telehealth. Let’s start with the obvious: Telehealth. Healthcare IT Telehealth and Telemedicine Services Telehealth telehealth terms