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?

Telehealth Features – What’s Required?

Healthcare IT Today

As the telehealth adoption wave continues in healthcare, we thought we’d take the time to do a series of articles on a number of aspects of telehealth. In this first series we’re going to look at various Telehealth features.

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Telemedicine Fraud

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Telemedicine Fraud Increases Access to telehealth has grown rapidly since the start of the COVID-19 public health emergency. As access to telehealth has increased, so has telemedicine fraud. Telemedicine fraud is discussed below.

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. metro areas that had the highest number of physicians expressing interest in telemedicine.

[Webinar] Lessons Learned from 500,000+ Telemedicine Appointments

Ortholive

Find out what some of the top patient experience and customer service themes and solutions are from 500,000+ telemedicine appointments straight from the experts handling patient and provider support questions.

Custom Branding – 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.

HIPAA Compliant – 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.

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Post Acute Telemedicine Can?t Wait for the Next Pandemic

Healthcare IT Today

Many consumers are starting to accept telehealth as a standard of healthcare delivery in their everyday lives, whether through direct to consumer wearables like FitBit or Oura or professional telemedicine consults offered by their healthcare providers, employers, or insurance […].

Top Live Video Telehealth Companies List

Healthcare IT Today

Spoiler Alert: Here’s the live video telehealth list. A few weeks ago, as telehealth started to explode, I realized how important understanding the telehealth market was going to be for those who read Healthcare IT Today.

What COVID-19 Taught Us About Telehealth and its (Now Permanent) Role in Patient Care

Healthcare IT Today

Prior to COVID-19, telemedicine was a novelty for the majority of providers. The following is a guest article by Michael Morgan and Andrew Barbash, MD from Updox.

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.

The Critical Features That Telemedicine Must Offer

Healthcare IT Today

If you want to know what’s happening in telemedicine and where it’s headed, one of the best people to ask is Michael Gorton. Telehealth advocates actually made a good amount of progress over the […].

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.

Why Telehealth Is Real Now – The Value Equation

Healthcare IT Today

Everyone sees the obvious when it comes to telehealth. The Stay at Home and Physical Distancing that’s come with COVID-19 has almost required telehealth. Embrace telehealth or die? If we want to really understand what happened to make telehealth go […].

Not All Telehealth Has Exploded – Who Will Be Left Out?

Healthcare IT Today

Telehealth has exploded. We’ve written about the explosive telehealth growth multiple times and that’s just a small sample. The number of live video telehealth visits is astounding.

Examples of Virtual Telehealth Visit Growth Due to COVID-19

Healthcare IT Today

We all know that telehealth has been growing thanks to COVID-19. They have to move towards telehealth or not see patients that need to be seen. We highlighted the telehealth growth in smaller medical practices.

The Difference Between Telehealth and Telemedicine, and Where Remote Patient Monitoring Fits In

Health Recovery Solutions

It can be difficult to differentiate between telehealth and telemedicine, two terms that are often considered interchangeable across the healthcare industry. Telehealth and telemedicine are different ways of administering health services via technology.

Pivotal Congressional Meeting Considers Telehealth after COVID: HELP Committee

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Behavioral telehealth’s future depends on how Congress will deal with telehealth after COVID. The post Pivotal Congressional Meeting Considers Telehealth after COVID: HELP Committee appeared first on TBH Institute Blog.

Trust My Doctor and Fear the Office: The Telehealth Opportunity in and Beyond the COVID-19 Pandemic

Health Populi

Why it’s telehealth, of course, which has experienced hockey-stick growth in the U.S. Some one in 4 survey respondents used telehealth in the past 3 months (about the first 90 days of the pandemic), with a vast majority of people satisfied with their virtual healthcare visit.

Growing Evidence for eConsults – the Asynchronous, Clinician-to-Clinician Platform for Telehealth

Health Populi

Note that this report focuses on asynchronous meet-ups, distinguished from other kinds of telehealth services shown in the first graphic. As such, eConsults are distinguished from patient-facing telehealth applications such as remote health monitoring.

Enabling Tech for Telemedicine – #HITsm Chat Topic

Healthcare IT Today

This week’s chat will be hosted by Irma Rastegayeva (@IrmaRaste) and Evan Kirstel (@evankirstel) on the topic of “Enabling Tech for Telemedicine“ With the Coronavirus Pandemic intensifying around the world, Telemedicine is experiencing a […].

Security Assurance in the Expanding Telemedicine Landscape

Healthcare IT Today

As with other industries, healthcare continues to thrive thanks to new technologies, including telemedicine. The following is a guest article by Sonia Arista, Healthcare CISO at Fortinet.

Telehealth and Marketing – #HITsm Chat Topic

Healthcare IT Today

This week’s chat will be hosted by Sarah Bennight (@sarahbennight) from Stericycle Communication Solutions on the topic of “Telehealth and Marketing“ While telehealth has been around for a while, it certainly hasn’t been the […].

Appointment Scheduling and Self-Scheduling – 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 Billing During COVID-19

Ortholive

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Telehealth Only Doctors and Medical Practices

Healthcare IT Today

The evolution and adoption of telehealth these past few months has been fascinating to watch. It illustrated many of the built in biases many healthcare organizations had towards in person visits. It also highlighted times when an in person visit is far superior to an online visit.

The Auto Documentation Telehealth Solution Will Be a Big Winner

Healthcare IT Today

Last week I started a project to create a list of all of the telehealth options out there. Mostly, I wanted to be able to provide my friends and readers answer to the question I’m certain to get over the next year, “Which telehealth solution is best?”

The Future of Telemedicine

Ortholive

Telemedicine, which uses the Internet to connect patients and providers, is growing. Though the terms e-health, m-health , and telehealth are often interchanged for telemedicine, the deliverable is always the connection and interaction between patient and caregiver in a digital medium.

50-State Telehealth Survey Released – Nationwide Study Shows Telemedicine Increasing

Ortholive

At the end of 2019, national law firm Foley & Lardner released their 50-state study of telemedicine in the United States. telehealth" "telemedicine" telehealth parity telemedicine laws Foley & Lardner

Research Offers Details On Exploding Telehealth Use

Healthcare IT Today

We all know that telehealth use has been mushrooming as providers struggle to address the demand for coronavirus care. However, the data is starting to come out on how much the use of telehealth has changed. These new studies look at the extent of telehealth use during the pandemic.

How Does Medicare Cover Telemedicine?

Electronic Health Reporter

The telehealth revolution gives health providers the opportunity to assist patients in remote or rural areas; the same kind of care that they give to patients in person. While telehealth options […]. The article How Does Medicare Cover Telemedicine?

Results from 1,392 Physician Survey by Sermo on Telehealth and Patient Volumes

Healthcare IT Today

While the volume of patients seen by physicians has fallen in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, the number of telehealth visits they handle has shot up dramatically, according to a recent survey.

Telehealth Reimbursement Gets Really Hard Really Quick

Healthcare IT Today

We wrote previously about how COVID-19 has shifted the Value Equation for Telehealth. Doctors previously didn’t value Telehealth since it was the same work (or slightly more) for possibly less reimbursement.

FDA’s support of AI in telemedicine

Mobi Health News

Epstein Becker & Green's Bradley Merrill Thompson describes the agency's current trajectory for regulation of patient-facing and provider-facing telehealth products that incorporate AI

Drivers of Telemedicine Adoption

MedTech Boston

Telemedicine adoption is on the rise, according to an April survey conducted by Boston-based American Well. The post Drivers of Telemedicine Adoption appeared first on MedTech Boston. Uncategorized American Well telehealth telemedicine virtual care

Telehealth and COVID-19 in the U.S.: A Conversation with Ann Mond Johnson, ATA CEO

Health Populi

Will the coronavirus inspire greater adoption of telehealth in the U.S.? The coronavirus spawned another kind of gift to China and the nation’s health citizens: telemedicine, the essay explains. Q2 – – Some industry observers have called this, “telehealth’s big moment.”

Telemedicine Is Gaining Popularity In Schools

Clocktree

The use of telemedicine can expand the reach of school nurses and their ability to care for a wider range of illnesses. Having telemedicine access in schools could change the way chronically ill children are educated. Healthcare Telehealth Telemedicine Uncategorized

Ambulatory Telehealth Nuances ? #HITsm Chat Topic

Healthcare IT Today

This week’s chat will be hosted by Amanda Hansen (@AmandaSHansen) from @AdvancedMD on the topic of “Ambulatory Telehealth Nuances“. We’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 6/5 at Noon ET (9 AM PT).

HITRUST Certified, Full Encryption, and Security – 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.

Preparing Your Practice for Telemedicine Services

Ortholive

Telemedicine visits are predicted to surge this year, surpassing one billion encounters, according to CNBC. The current pandemic, coupled with CMS waiving many of the restrictions on reimbursement for telehealth, pushed virtual visits into widespread mainstream acceptance.