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.

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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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.

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

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.

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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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?

Telehealth Utilization Rates Increase Again in May

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Judging from the numbers, telehealth is becoming increasingly popular across the country. National telehealth utilization rates among private insurers grew by 10.2% in May, signaling that telehealth utilization is a serious contender for mental health and serious pandemic interventions.

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.

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 […].

Streamlining Patient Care: Strategies to Deal with Unified Communications & Collaboration

Speaker: Zafar Chaudry, MD, MS, MIS, MBA, Sr. Vice President – Chief Digital & Information Officer at Seattle Children’s

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

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.

Verizon introduces BlueJeans Telehealth platform for providers

Mobi Health News

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

Permanent Telehealth Reimbursement Update: Bipartisan Legislation for Telehealth Extension

Telebehavioral Health Institute

New, bipartisan legislation has been proposed to solidify telehealth policy based on telehealth advances and supporting research. Medicare healthcare workers would also continue claiming reimbursement for remote patient monitoring and tracking through this telehealth extension.

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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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.

Telehealth platform Coviu adds language interpretation service

Mobi Health News

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

NIH Awards $23M for telehealth oncology

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The National Cancer Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health, has provided $23 million to four universities to develop cancer care telehealth centers as part of NCI's Telehealth Research Centers of Excellence initiative. MSK explores telehealth for precision oncology.

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.

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%).

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

Congress Extends Flexible Telehealth Rules Past Official End of COVID Public Health Emergency

Healthcare IT Today

For some time now, special pandemic rules have been in effect which allowed providers to offer various forms of government-funded telehealth. The American Telehealth Association has been pushing Congress […].

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 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.

8 benefits of Telehealth

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

These challenges gave telehealth the chance to grab the spotlight. The benefits of telehealth are striking, offering hospitals the chance to brand themselves as innovative and using cutting-edge technologically. In a survey among telehealth patients in the UK conducted by Dhahri et al.,

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.

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.

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 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 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.,

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.