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What consumers want from telehealth

KevinMD

After becoming more familiar with telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic, a growing number of consumers today are realizing the value and convenience of virtual visits for minor urgent issues, chronic disease management, and mental health services.

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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.

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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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Telehealth and Spirituality – a View From Florence, Italy

Health Populi

This is a billboard promoting Doctolib , the telehealth company whose utilization accelerated during the COVID-19 pandemic experienced in Italy. “I’m The post Telehealth and Spirituality – a View From Florence, Italy appeared first on HealthPopuli.com.

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Top 12 Telehealth KPIs Every Health Tech Leader Should Know

Speaker: Matt McBride, CEO and Co-Founder of Mend

During this webinar you will learn new KPIs for patient engagement technologies, as well as new benchmarks based on Mend's data analysis.

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Study: Telehealth use linked to lower cancer care costs

Mobi Health News

A study published in JAMA Network Open found that oncology care via telehealth was associated with time, travel and cost savings among cancer patients

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Telehealth and RPM – 2023 Health IT Predictions

Healthcare IT Today

Check out our community’s telehealth and RPM (Remote Patient Monitoring) predictions. What’s most important and impactful about telehealth is the technology’s ability to enable care and improve accessibility. Telehealth will transform how we address chronic conditions.

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Grow Your Practice Through Telehealth

Continue Education Journal

Practice across multiple states: Telehealth gives the opportunity for providers to increase the number of patients they can see across states. Check out our list of telehealth licensure requirements by state here. Telehealth: A quarter-trillion-dollar post-covid-19 reality?

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Specialty Telehealth Business Dynamics

Healthcare IT Today

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

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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.

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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.

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Health is Everywhere, and Telehealth Is Health – And It’s Personal

Health Populi

That’s the promise, increasingly a reality, of telehealth. We are in the middle of Telehealth Awareness Week , an advocacy program launched by the ATA (American Telemedicine Association) whose mission I share — that #TelehealthIsHealth.

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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 […].

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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.

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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

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Strategies to Deal with Collaborative Healthcare Communication

Speaker: Dr. Ugo Uwaoma, MD, MBA

During this webinar, you will learn about collaborative healthcare communication, strategies for increasing stakeholder participation, and communication optimization techniques for reducing message and alert fatigue.

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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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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%).

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Telehealth-As-Healthcare Is a Mainstream Expectation Among Consumers, J.D. Power Finds

Health Populi

Telehealth has increased access to mental health services, I’ve highlighted this Mental Illness Awareness Week here in Health Populi. But telehealth has also emerged as a preferred channel for routine health care services, we learn from J.D.

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Tricare Telehealth: Telehealth Phone Calls Covered But Telehealth Copays Reinstated

Telebehavioral Health Institute

In a recent Tricare telehealth policy update, the Department of Defense (DoD) addressed telehealth phone calls and telehealth copays in the Federal Register with this statement: SUMMARY: The Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs (ASD(HA)) issues this final rule …. Temporary coverage of telephonic office visits is made permanent in this final rule, with its adoption expanded beyond the pandemic; the temporary telehealth cost-share waiver is terminated.

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19 Massive Telehealth Learnings After 4,000,000 Visits in 2021

Speaker: Matt McBride, CEO and Co-Founder of Mend

Join Matt McBride, CEO of Mend, for an engaging discussion of the current state of Telehealth and patient engagement, including how your organization can streamline workflows to improve patient care.

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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.

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How Telehealth Relies On Quality Internet Infrastructure

Electronic Health Reporter

Virtual services have now become the new normal with telehealth being a prime example. The article How Telehealth Relies On Quality Internet Infrastructure appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial Bluebird Network Internet Infrastructure telehealth Trent S. This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Trent S. Anderson, chief revenue officer, Bluebird Network.

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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.

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Telehealth Workshop Series: Focus Mississippi

South Central Telehealth Resource Center

The South Central Telehealth Resource Center will be hosting a series of events focused on Mississippi and the telehealth landscape in that region. The following topics will be covered: Telehealth 101, Telehealth Grant Writing, Telehealth Billing, and Real World Examples of Telehealth.

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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.

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Telehealth platform Coviu adds language interpretation service

Mobi Health News

The new service offers on-demand access to interpreters via video telehealth.

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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.

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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.

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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.,

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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.

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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 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.

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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 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.

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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!

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Three in Five People 50+ in the US Will Likely Use Telehealth In the Future – An Update from AARP

Health Populi

Telehealth certainly appears to be here to stay,” the AARP forecasts in An Updated Look at Telehealth Use Among U.S. adults over 50 said they or someone in their family had used telehealth.

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The evolving future of telehealth

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Sponsor: BlueJeans Primary topic: Telehealth Topic: Telehealth Resource Central: White Papers External url: [link] Thumbnail: Body: Sponsor: BlueJeans.

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Diversity Telehealth in BIPOC Communities

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Diversity telehealth has the power to change this scenario. Telehealth is credited with expanding healthcare access to underserved BIPOC populations, and these care strategies are growing. Diversity Telehealth is Growing. Diversity Telehealth Bridges the Gap.

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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.

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Burnout, Tele-Health, and Accessibility: How to Manage the Expectation of a 24-Hour Workday

Speaker: Keith Carlson — BSN, RN, NC-BC, Host of The Nurse Keith Podcast

Learn how the healthcare industry can promote compassionate care and reduce burnout in a variety of ways.