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.

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.

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.

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.

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

What has Telemedicine done for You Lately?

eVisit

You’ve discussed it in strategy meetings, you’ve overheard your competitors talking about it at conferences, and maybe patients have even asked about it: telemedicine.

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.

Three Challenges You Will Face With Telemedicine

eVisit

As an account executive for eVisit, I have had the privilege of discussing telemedicine with hundreds of CEOs, COOs, CTOs, physicians and providers from all over the United States. This has reinforced my belief that telemedicine is not just the future of medicine, it is medicine.

Telemedicine in the Hospital Setting-More Than You Think!

eVisit

hospitals use telemedicine in one form or another, and 53% have “ fully implemented at least one form” of telemedicine. How important is the hospital in today’s healthcare environment?

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.

Four Ways Telemedicine is Changing the Healthcare Paradigm

eVisit

Telemedicine is improving healthcare access for patients, patient interaction and patient outcomes. For healthcare professionals, telemedicine offers convenience, cost savings, and improved communication. are incorporating telemedicine as part of their care continuum.

Telemedicine Is the Solution Both Patients and Providers Need

Electronic Health Reporter

The article Telemedicine Is the Solution Both Patients and Providers Need appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial benefits of telemedicine ExamMed patient engagement Robert S. Kaufmann telemedicine the Kaufmann Clinic

Telemedicine Technology is Helping Florida Residents Affected by Hurricane Irma

Clocktree

Healthcare Telehealth TelemedicineDuring a time of such chaos and destruction in Florida, it has been extremely hard to provide healthcare access to those in need. Within the last three days Florida Hospital has incorporated telehealth technology into their system of care.

Millennials, Urgent Care Clinics & Telemedicine: A Match Made In Heaven

eVisit

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Telemedicine's New Best Friend? IoT!

The Arizona Telemedicine Program Blog

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.

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

Three Ways Telemedicine Reduces Costs

eVisit

Healthcare costs followed the popular trend too: patient cost costs care cost telemedicine saves money telehealth savingsIt seems like everything is getting more expensive. Back in 1970 the average cost of a movie ticket hovered around $1.55 and you would only spend $0.36 /gallon to buy gas.

The Role of Telemedicine in Long-Term Care

The Arizona Telemedicine Program Blog

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.

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.

Telehealth vs conventional medical treatment: How telemedicine improves the patient experience and lowers patient costs.

eVisit

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Telemedicine Trends: How Telemedicine Can Help Stroke Victims Faster

TeleMed2U Telemedicine Blog

The post Telemedicine Trends: How Telemedicine Can Help Stroke Victims Faster appeared first on TeleMed2U. Telemedicine Telemedicine Physician Telemedicine Trends rural healthcare telehealth TeleMed2U Telemedicine and Access to Healthcare telestroke servicesIn developed countries like the United States, stroke is still the third leading cause of death.

Telemedicine reduces ICU mortality rate at Valley Health

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

However, the health system's Winchester Medical Center hospital president Skip Phillips had previous experience with tele-ICU, specifically, telemedicine technology and services vendor Advanced ICU Care.

How telemedicine will revolutionize primary care

KevinMD

It has become more and more evident with time that the health care delivery system here in the United States is riddled with issues. One with many disagreements arising from the fact that there is no clear and universally acceptable solution to our problems.

Telemedicine Technology Is Being Used to Educate Doctors Around The World

Clocktree

Lee, a pediatric retina surgeon, is using telemedicine to educate Armenian doctors on surgical procedures for premature infants suffering from retinopathy of prematurity (ROP). In 2017, Lee has been using telemedicine video monitoring to mentor and teach surgeons in the operating room.

Telemedicine: An Ideal Solution for Native Americans with Diabetes

eVisit

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Strengthening Your Hospital Brand with a Co-Branded Telemedicine Platform.

eVisit

Your organization has just decided to include telemedicine into its treatment armamentarium, and it’s a powerful resource to have. SaaS webinar value use case urgent care telemedicine software telehealth hospital system evisitCongratulations!

Enhancing Student Wellness through School-Based Telemedicine

Telehealth Blog

The School Telemedicine in Arkansas (STAR) program is collecting data that supports the feasibility and success of offering real-time telehealth services in rural School-Based Health Centers (SBHCs). UAMS School Telemedicine Program Shows Results.

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

In-Depth: Four major telemedicine trends of 2018

Mobi Health News

Telemedicine continues to move from the peripheries of healthcare into the mainstream

Telemedicine can increase access to medical abortions

KevinMD

Telemedicine has created an environment where patient convenience paired with reduced costs and increased efficiencies have made a better health care experience for both patients and physicians.

How Doctors are Using Telemedicine to Help Allergy Sufferers

Clocktree

While telemedicine won’t replace all in-office visits, this is yet another example of a service that healthcare providers can administer through video just as effectively as they can in person — and with the added convenience benefits. From the article: A recent study led by allergist Tonia Elliot identified potential benefits of telemedicine including faster diagnosis and medication prescribing, lower out-of-pocket costs, and access for people in remote areas.

Specialist telemedicine platform saves Vista Community Clinic $1.8 million

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

There are many vendors on the market today offering telemedicine technology, including American Well, Avizia, GlobalMed, MDLive, Novotalk, SnapMD, Teladoc, TeleHealth Services, Tellus and Tyto Care.

Telemedicine’s ‘big day’

Morning eHealth

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The Hook That Can Save Telemedicine

Health System CIO

The harsh truth is that telemedicine has fallen far short of expectations, says David Bensema. Columns Featured Patient Experience Telemedicine David BensemaBut if it’s marketed more effectively and key changes are implemented, it can still serve a key purpose.

Telemedicine Reimbursement

American Well Blog

Telemedicine is a hot topic in healthcare, with consumers more willing than ever to see a doctor remotely. Furthermore, research on telemedicine also shows a pattern of positive outcomes for patients. Today, 47 states are “green” for telemedicine. The Lay of the Land.

7 Telemedicine Concerns and How to Overcome Them

The Arizona Telemedicine Program Blog

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

Telemedicine Is Now Medicine

Health System CIO

Although the concept of telemedicine isn’t exactly radical, one could argue that the way it’s being applied at organizations like NewYork-Presbyterian to improve the patient experience are quite innovative, says CIO Daniel Barchi. Patient Experience Payment Reform Telemedicine Blog Daniel Barchi NewYork-Presbyterian

Telemedicine - Convenience Versus Caution

Lloyd Price

Telemedicine is not a new concept. Let’s review the literature over the past decade and determine where telemedicine has helped and where improvements are still needed. reported that Medicaid patients very rarely utilized telemedicine.

Lawmakers tee up telemedicine priorities

Morning eHealth

Report: Trump administration has VA privatization plans — Broadband leadership updates

Telemedicine News and Events

TeleMed2U Telemedicine Blog

The post Telemedicine News and Events appeared first on TeleMed2U. News & Events Telemedicine announcements Events Improving Access to Healthcare Telemedicine and Access to Healthcare Telemedicine TrendsUPCOMING CPCA QUALITY CARE CONFERENCE TO FOCUS ON BEST PRACTICES AND INNOVATIVE PROJECTS The California Primary Care Association (CPCA) will hold its annual Quality Care Conference from March 1-2, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency Sacramento.