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

University of Kentucky to offer telehealth graduate certificate program

Clocktree

To address both trends, the University of Kentucky College of Health Sciences is pioneering training in telehealth through a new graduate certificate program. The Graduate Certificate in Telehealth is the first of its kind among health sciences colleges and is the only telehealth certificate available in the state of Kentucky. Healthcare Prospect Provider Telehealth Telehealth News Telemedicine

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Pediatric telehealth worries docs

Morning eHealth

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

CDC recommends telehealth in case of coronavirus outbreak

Clocktree

If you need to connect with a new provider who offers telehealth appointments, you can find a wide range of providers at Clocktree.com. Telehealth Telemedicine Healthcare Prospect Telehealth News Provider ClientThe Centers for Disease Control has released helpful steps for Americans to take to prepare for a possible outbreak of the novel coronavirus. One of these steps is to make sure you have a plan to manage your family’s healthcare online.

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.

COVID-19: Telehealth Tipping Point

Telebehavioral Health Institute

The act grants limited powers to the Secretary of Health and Human Services to waive several key Medicare telehealth restrictions, allowing … Read more. The post COVID-19: Telehealth Tipping Point appeared first on TBH Institute Blog.

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.

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.

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.

Milwaukee VA telehealth program helping veterans with mental health care

Clocktree

Milwaukee’s Veterans Affairs Medical Center offers telehealth services to veterans, with 90% of its providers participating in the program. So far, only about 400 veterans have received care through this telehealth program, however with the high rate of participation among its providers, that number will grow quickly this year. Client Healthcare Mental Health Prospect Provider Telehealth Telehealth News Telemedicine

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.

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),

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.

Telehealth and coronavirus

Morning eHealth

Tech company call — HITAC on deck

SCTRC Now Offering Weekly Telehealth 101 Webinars

South Central Telehealth Resource Center

In light of the ongoing coronavirus/COVID19 pandemic, we will be offering our Telehealth 101 webinar series on a weekly basis (every Friday at 3PM Central). Our goal is to provide basic information to those who are new to telehealth and allow extra time at the end for questions and answers. Telehealth policy at the federal and local levels are changing rapidly, so we’ll do our best to answer on the fly but more time and research may be needed.

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!

COVID-19 Telehealth Considerations

Optimum Healthcare IT

Read Time: 3 min While IT & clinical staff are tasked with quickly getting telehealth programs up & running due to Covid-19, here are some considerations to keep in mind. The post COVID-19 Telehealth Considerations appeared first on Optimum Healthcare IT. Global COVID19 Telehealth Telemedicine

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

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.

XRHealth launches VR telehealth clinic

Mobi Health News

The new service will allow patients to do VR rehabilitation therapy in their home.

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.

The New Employer Wellness Lens Includes Mental Health, Telehealth and Women’s Health

Health Populi

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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

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.

October Telehealth Industry Happenings

Ortholive

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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.

Physicians Lean In to Digital Health, Especially Telehealth and Remote Monitoring

Health Populi

doctors are using digital health tools in patient care, with quickening adoption of telehealth and remote monitoring technology, according to a study from the American Medical Association (AMA). The largest positive change in adoption was seen in telehealth and remote monitoring, and.

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.

HIPAA and Telehealth FAQ from HHS

Healthcare IT Today

We wrote previously about HIPAA enforcement being suspended for telehealth during COVID-19 and more details on how to implement it. Plus, we shared the expansion of Medicare coverage and payment for telehealth. The good news is that HHS released a HIPAA and Telehealth FAQ that addresses some of those […]. However, there were still many questions.

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Webinar Series: Pursuing Telehealth Reimbursement

Health Recovery Solutions

On Thursday, February 13th, 2020, Health Recovery Solutions' Director of Reimbursement , Gerald Buggs, MSJ, hosted a webinar outlining the current avenues for receiving telehealth reimbursement from CMS, commercial payers, and through private pay programs.

Telehealth: Get ready for big changes in health care

KevinMD

The year 2020 might bear witness to a significant shift in control of health care from the providers, insurers, and the government to actual health care consumers.

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.

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

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 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.

February 2020 Telehealth Industry Happenings

Ortholive

Here’s what happened in the telehealth industry last month. telehealth" "telemedicine" mhealth CMS remote monitoringYears from now, a Google search of February 2020 will likely bring up more articles with the keywords “coronavirus” over any other type of news.

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.

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