Beware the limits of telemedicine

KevinMD

I’d be willing to bet most of you have heard of, or previously used, telemedicine in some shape, form or fashion. Stated simply, telemedicine is the process of seeking care from a medical provider using your phone or laptop.

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

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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.

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.

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.

An Illustrative Guide To Telemedicine

Electronic Health Reporter

The article An Illustrative Guide To Telemedicine appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial benefits of telemedicine telemedicine USA Vein Clinics what is telemedicineThis article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited.

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. The Internet of Things, or IoT, is a massive hub of data found in physical devices.

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

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. About Telemedicine "telehealth" "telemedicine" healthcare innovation ehealth doctor-patient relationship digital health 2020 healthcare IT 2020 technology coronavirus pandemic COVID-19 news telehealth app telemedicine app telemedicine application webinar Post-covid

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. Telemedicine might redefine long-term care as we know it.

How Telemedicine Is Revolutionizing the Healthcare Industry

Electronic Health Reporter

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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.

7 Ways Telemedicine Is Revolutionizing Healthcare

Electronic Health Reporter

The article 7 Ways Telemedicine Is Revolutionizing Healthcare appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial future of telemedicine telehealthThis article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. The healthcare sector is the backbone of any economy, without which no nation can survive. For a prosperous country, it is essential to have a more robust health care sector. Hence, more healthy and fit […].

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

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.

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.

Join telemedicine’s transformation of the health care delivery model

KevinMD

I came across Dr. Kevin Tolliver’s post, "Beware the Limits of Telemedicine," and found it to gloss over the benefits of telemedicine and the opportunities that increasing telemedicine uptake can afford to the patient and provider.

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.

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 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?

Case Study: One Medical Practice’s Experience Transitioning to Telemedicine

Healthcare IT Today

Anyone reading Healthcare IT Today is probably aware that during the first six months of the year, we saw a telemedicine boom unlike any before. The post Case Study: One Medical Practice’s Experience Transitioning to Telemedicine first appeared on Healthcare IT Today.

Experts debate telemedicine merits and myths

Mobi Health News

At next week's Connected Health Conference, doctors from Harvard and UPMC will tackle the question of whether telemedicine's costs outweigh its benefits

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 […]. We’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 5/1 at Noon ET (9 AM PT).

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 vendor breaches the data of 2.4 million patients in Mexico

Mobi Health News

The personal data of 2,373,764 patients was left exposed online after Hova Health, a telemedicine company based in Mexico, misconfigured a MongoDB database

How To Prepare For Your Telemedicine Visit

Electronic Health Reporter

The article How To Prepare For Your Telemedicine Visit appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. The COVID-19 pandemic has altered service delivery in a big way.

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. By offering this service, medical professionals can monitor the wellbeing of their patients remotely, something that has proven to be a critical service in today’s health landscape. For […].

AMA launches Telemedicine Quick Reference Guide to help docs implement tech during COVID-19

Mobi Health News

The association has also created a virtual panel discussion to talk best practices when using the tech for telemedicine.

Metabolic health focused telemedicine startup Calibrate launches

Mobi Health News

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

Secret shoppers find telemedicine dispenses birth control appropriately

Mobi Health News

Researchers found that 93% of the time, telemedicine visits adhered to CDC guidelines regarding birth control.

7 Telemedicine Concerns and How to Overcome Them

Arizona Telemedicine Program

Telemedicine is growing with a forecasted market increase of? While there are many benefits to telemedicine , they don't all come without valid concerns. Here are seven telemedicine concerns to take into account and effective strategies for overcoming them

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.

How a telemedicine pilot in Zimbabwe tapped city doctors for rural care

Mobi Health News

Yaya Mbaoua, CEO of The Mbaoua Group, will be speaking at HIMSS20 on how telemedicine could transform Africa’s healthcare

JAMA study finds telemedicine catching on but still relatively rare

Mobi Health News

The study also found that comprehensive parity state mandates and the lack of psychiatrists were factors in telemedicine usage.

Losing the edge on telemedicine?

Henry Kotula

At the beginning of the pandemic, physicians and health systems implemented telemedicine solutions with unprecedented speed. But over the past few weeks, we’ve detected a marked shift in the tone and focus of conversations around telemedicine with doctors and executives. [link].

Your Telemedicine Could Be Opening the Door to a Compliance Nightmare

Healthcare IT Today

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. The following is a guest article by Dr. Waseem Ghannam, co-founder of TeleHealth Solution.

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.

Abu Dhabi Telemedicine Centre achieves “highest-ever” JAWDA audit score

Mobi Health News

A joint venture between the UAE’s Mubadala Development Company and Switzerland’s Medgate AG, the centre was assessed on its quality of coding, collection and submission of clinical data, including during the COVID-19 pandemic

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 […]. The following is a guest article by Rebecca E. Gwilt, Esq., Partner at Nixon Law Group.