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%).

Making telemedicine more human

Mobi Health News

Laura Cooley, senior director of education and outreach at the Academy of Communication in Healthcare, dishes out tips to improve the telehealth experience at the Patient Experience Summit this morning.

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Telehealth Use Among Older Americans: Growing Interest, Remaining Concerns

Health Populi

This drove health consumers to virtual care platforms in the first months of the public health crisis — including lots of older people who had never used telemedicine or even a mobile health app. The study identified several key concerns about telehealth visits, shown in the graphic.

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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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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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 Analytics – Telehealth Features Series

Healthcare IT Today

In this Telehealth Feature Series, we’re going to cover the long list of potential telehealth features available today.

Virtual Waiting Rooms and Telehealth Workflow – Telehealth Features Series

Healthcare IT Today

In this Telehealth Feature Series, we’re going to cover the long list of potential telehealth features available today.

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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How Telemedicine Is Democratizing Rural Healthcare

Electronic Health Reporter

The article How Telemedicine Is Democratizing Rural Healthcare appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial How Telemedicine is Democratizing Rural Healthcare Jenna Blumenfeld rural healthcare rural hospitals closing telehealth

Many Patients Aren’t Paying Full Attention During Telehealth Visits

Healthcare IT Today

A new survey suggests that patients aren’t as engaged by telehealth visits as one might hope, with many multitasking during their consult. And, as I’ll argue below, that’s actually a pretty predictable finding, though not an inevitable one.

The Future of Telemedicine

Ortholive

Analysts expect 100 million telemedicine visits this year in the U.S. In this Health News Network interview, Dr. Michael Greiwe talks about the future of telemedicine in America.

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.,

ePrescribing and Patient Education – Telehealth Features Series

Healthcare IT Today

In this Telehealth Feature Series, we’re going to cover the long list of potential telehealth features available today.

Telehealth Update from J.D. Power, Amwell, Cigna, GoodRx, and a Trio of Smart Doctors

Health Populi

In the first six months of the COVID-19 pandemic, telehealth was a “bright spot in the ‘new normal,’” according to a report from J.D. Power, Telehealth Patient Satisfaction Surges During Pandemic but Barriers to Access Persist. adults who had done a telehealth visit in the past year.

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.

Can Telemedicine Options Be Affordable?

Electronic Health Reporter

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, telemedicine visits have been able to provide an increasing number of patients with virtual access to quality care without requiring in-person appointments. The article Can Telemedicine Options Be Affordable? Editorial Adviise Alexi Alizadeh COVID-19 telehealth telemedicineThis article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Alexi Alizadeh, founder, Adviise.

Study shows more physicians are embracing telemedicine, especially in metro areas

Clocktree

The number of US physicians who list telemedicine as a skill doubled from 2015 to 2018, according to a recent study done by Doximity , a network of healthcare professionals. The study also reports significant growth in telemedicine patient visits, which increased annually by 261 percent between 2015 and 2017. metro areas that had the highest number of physicians expressing interest in telemedicine. ” 2019 Telemedicine and Locum Tenens Opportunities Study.

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.

7 Ways Telemedicine Is Revolutionizing Healthcare

Electronic Health Reporter

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The Feasibility of Mobile Telehealth Solutions

Healthcare IT Today

COVID-19 thrust telemedicine into the national spotlight. The following is a guest article by Donna Gudmestad, Clinical Program Manager, Caregility.

Your Telemedicine Could Be Opening the Door to a Compliance Nightmare

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Dr. Waseem Ghannam, co-founder of TeleHealth Solution. in March, telemedicine quickly became the go-to-approach for most medical visits as it offered a solution that allowed effective care without risk to patients or providers.

Top Security & Compliance Risks in Telehealth

Healthcare IT Today

Although there may be numerous benefits to using telehealth services, patients and providers should also consider the substantial telehealth risks involved. The following is a guest article by Donna Thiel, Chief Compliance Officer at ProviderTrust.

Cerner’s Approach to Telehealth and Partnership with Amwell – 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 Andy Penn, Vice President of Virtual Health at Cerner. In this series, we talk with EHR vendors to better understand how they’re approaching telehealth.

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How to Use Telehealth for Seniors

Telebehavioral Health Institute

How to Use Telehealth for Seniors Clinicians must be careful not to stereotype older adults as being unable or unwilling to use technology. The post How to Use Telehealth for Seniors appeared first on TBH Institute Blog.

Did COVID-19 Create a False Telehealth Market?

Healthcare IT Today

I know that so many telehealth advocates are saying the genie is out of the bottle and related phrases, but I think there’s still a lot more to be said about […].

Azalea Health 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 Baha Zeidan, Co-founder and CEO of Azalea Health. In this series, we talk with EHR vendors to better understand how they’re approaching telehealth.

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Physicians Practicing in the Age of COVID-19: Lower Incomes, More Telehealth

Health Populi

The two impacts impact most physicians as a result of COVID-19 have been experiencing a reduction in income (55%) and increasing the use of telemedicine in the practice (52%). That’s the private sector bullish approach to telehealth after the pandemic.

Telehealth Is As Good As In-Person Care? Consider the Telehealth Evidence

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Telehealth Is As Good As In-Person Care? Consider the Telehealth Evidence While the data clearly has shown that telehealth is just as good as in-person care for a wide variety of healthcare issues, it is clear that telehealth is not … Read more.

AdvancedMD 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 Tim Costantino, VP, Head of Product at AdvancedMD. In this series, we talk with EHR vendors to better understand how they’re approaching telehealth.

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Why It's Time to Embrace Telemedicine

eVisit

What’s this new thing called Telemedicine? For starters, it’s not new! I t’s more than 40 years old and was developed as a way to use improvements in communication technology to bring quality medical diagnoses and care to individuals in remote parts of the world.

Telemedicine and access: Leave no patient behind

KevinMD

Telehealth, using video to have an acute medical care visit, puts some of the power of choice back into our patient’s hands. To best frame telehealth and its use cases, the National Quality Forum published a report in 2017, outlining the following four buckets which I find especially useful with evaluating programs and interventions: access […].

For This Patient, Telehealth Is No Fad

Healthcare IT Today

On the surface, there are very good reasons to predict that telehealth volume is likely to sink like a stone. My colleague John Lynn, describes the COVID-19 telehealth surge as a false market, given that it was driven by conditions that are almost guaranteed to change.

Will There Be Competition for Doc Talent Because of Telehealth?

Healthcare IT Today

This began before COVID-19, but the explosion of telehealth has really raised a lot of questions for doctors when it comes to what the future of their profession will look like.

Greenway Health 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 David Cohen, Chief Product and Technology Officer at Greenway Health. Are they developing telehealth in house or are they relying on […].

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Real Time Text Chat – Telehealth Features Series

Healthcare IT Today

In this Teleahealth Feature Series, we’re going to cover the long list of potential telehealth features available today. As you’re considering your own approach to telehealth, we will provide you a look at all the possible features telehealth companies are offering on the market.

Telehealth Assessments Slash Emergency Department Lengths Of Stay

Healthcare IT Today

A new study has concluded that by using telehealth tools to screen low-risk patients with suspected COVID-19 had a dramatic effect on emergency department lengths of stay. The study focused on a telehealth-enabled evaluate-treat-disposition workflow in the ED. During the study, nurses handling in-person triage presented patients with suspected COVID-19 who appeared well and seemed […].