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.

Spanish mobile network Yoigo launches telemedicine service Doctor Go

Mobi Health News

The family telemedicine package includes virtual care by teleconference and telepharmacy services. Telehealth, Patient Access, Care

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Telemedicine came to the rescue during COVID-19 – could it help climate change too?

Mobi Health News

Research and experts agree: Telemedicine's green potential is something to look into.

DOC2US' telemedicine services now accessible by AIA Malaysia's customers

Mobi Health News

Customers of the insurance firm can now access a suite of telemedicine services via their My AIA app.

Frontline Call Center Partners with VBurchett Consulting to Improve Patients' Experiences

Frontline Call Center and VBurchett Consulting are joining forces in modern patient care with a new patient engagement center that utilizes telemedicine.

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?

COVID-19: The rise and rise of telemedicine

Mobi Health News

Telemedicine has experienced a huge surge in adoption over the past few months, during the coronavirus pandemic. With people locked down at home, it has become the 'new normal' way of accessing healthcare says digital health connector, Aline Noizet

Texas Governor wants to permanently expand telemedicine access

Clocktree

Texas Governor Greg Abbott said he wants to permanently expand access to telemedicine services that have surged during the COVID-19 pandemic. He also issued an emergency rule to compensate health care providers for telemedicine visits at the same rate as an in-person visit. We should seize the opportunity this session to permanently expand telemedicine so that every Texan in every region of the state can benefit,” Abbott said.

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.

How telemedicine can help patients and solve physician burnout

KevinMD

I have been practicing telemedicine successfully for four years. In 2015, I had to beg doctors to work in telemedicine. Because so many doctors were wary of it, I started to get licensed in multiple states, and now, I have 15 state licenses. Well, what a difference a few years makes. Now, in 2019, I […]. Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more. Tech Health IT Mobile health Primary Care

Shaping the Future of Telemedicine with GoBe Robots

The GoBe Robot allows doctors to move around and participate in diagnosis and treatment from wherever they are, enabling efficient remote health interaction between staff and patients while saving time, costs and CO2.

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 […]. Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more. Tech Mobile health Primary Care

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.

An Illustrative Guide To Telemedicine

Electronic Health Reporter

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7 Ways Telemedicine Is Revolutionizing Healthcare

Electronic Health Reporter

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Telemedicine: Real-Time Trauma and Clinical Care with Global Reach

Today, connecting the patient to the right specialist is largely dependent on the patient’s ability to travel to the physician’s location. The ability to use technology to monitor patients in real-time, share information about their condition and provide treatment remotely, will improve the quality of care and save lives for patients everywhere.

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.

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.

How telemedicine intersects with AI, social media, and precision medicine

KevinMD

Telemedicine will eventually become a more prominent part of our clinical practice, with the incorporation of artificial intelligence (AI) and social media and networks, and integration with precision medicine in electronic health records. As clinicians and scientists, we should be thinking about where and how these four innovative strategies intersect, so that we can continue […]. Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now.

Telemedicine's New Best Friend? IoT!

Arizona Telemedicine Program

Meanwhile, telemedicine involves going to a doctor's appointment remotely — any physician who uses telecommunications to diagnose and treat patients is practicing with telemedicine. Telemedicine is a considerable help in locations where few doctors or specialists are available, and these virtual appointments are just as rewarding as going to a doctor in person. The Internet of Things, or IoT, is a massive hub of data found in physical devices.

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 […].

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

How Telemedicine Is Democratizing Rural Healthcare

Electronic Health Reporter

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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.

Mercom: Telemedicine investments led 2020's $14.8B in digital health fundraising

Mobi Health News

While equity investments in telemedicine rose 139% to $4.3 billion, other areas like data analytics and mobile health apps also earned strong support from investors

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.

Boost Mobile’s Unlimited Plus plan now offers telemedicine

Mobi Health News

The Boost Mobile and K Health partnership gives the wireless provider’s customers and their families access to a variety of telehealth options.

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. Many schools in Texas have implemented telemedicine into their school system, and since 2013 4,000 virtual visits have been conducted from these schools. Healthcare Telehealth Telemedicine Uncategorized

Telemedicine: A Powerful Tool For Preventing Hospital Overcrowding

Electronic Health Reporter

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Telemedicine Humor – Fun Friday

Healthcare IT Today

Healthcare IT Telemedicine and Remote Monitoring Fun Friday Nathaniel Lacktman telehealth telemedicine Telemedicine HumorIt’s the Friday before the holidays really crank into full gear. Have you finished all your shopping?

Metabolic health focused telemedicine startup Calibrate launches

Mobi Health News

The company also announced a $5.1 million seed funding led by Forerunner Ventures.

The Role of Telemedicine in Long-Term Care

Arizona Telemedicine Program

Telemedicine might sound like a strange fit for an industry that depends on human touch. That’s because telemedicine provides solutions for several longstanding problems, including accessibility to care; the limited mobility of some patient communities including the disabled and the elderly; and a generally inadequate patient-to-doctor ratio in many areas. Telemedicine might redefine long-term care as we know it.

How Telemedicine Is Revolutionizing the Healthcare Industry

Electronic Health Reporter

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Walmart looks to virtual care with acquisition of telemedicine company MeMD

Mobi Health News

With this acquisition, Walmart Health will add nationwide virtual care options across primary care, urgent care and behavioral health to its clinics' service portfolio.

CVS launches telemedicine enabled contact renewal service

Mobi Health News

The new service lets patients take a digital eye exam and get their prescription renewed by an eye doctor.

Building an interstate regulatory framework for telemedicine

Mobi Health News

COVID-19 has made it clear that state-by-state licensure and other roadblocks to telehealth delivery should be left in the past, write Hims & Hers CEO Andrew Dudum and Health Innovation Alliance Executive Director Joel White

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 […].

How telemedicine is increasing diversity in clinical trials

KevinMD

An important part of advancing medical research and drug development is making participation in clinical trials easier and more inclusive. To develop treatments that work on men, women, and children of all ages and different ethnicities we need to have clinical trial data that represents our diverse population. Right now, when the FDA approves a […]. Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.

Business Opportunities For Telemedicine Startups After COVID-19

Electronic Health Reporter

The article Business Opportunities For Telemedicine Startups After COVID-19 appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial Increasing demands for telemedicine Opportunities For Telemedicine StartupsThis article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. When the pandemic first hit the world, everyone was distressed, and many businesses began to fail.

How Does Medicare Cover Telemedicine?

Electronic Health Reporter

The article How Does Medicare Cover Telemedicine? Roberts Medicare Part B outpatient coverage Part C Medicare Advantage plan Patient co-pays and co-insurance under Part B telehealth telemedicineThis content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Danielle K. Roberts, a Medicare insurance expert and co-founder, Boomer Benefits.