Telemedicine Is Gaining Popularity In Schools

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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

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 Technology is Helping Florida Residents Affected by Hurricane Irma

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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.

In-Depth: Four major telemedicine trends of 2018

Mobi Health News

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

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.

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 company Doctor On Demand secures $74M

Mobi Health News

San Francisco-based telemedicine provider Doctor On Demand announced today the closure of a $74 million round of Series C financing. The funding round was led by Princeville Global and Goldman Sachs Investment Partners.

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.

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 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

Does Medicaid reimburse for telehealth/telemedicine services?

Telehealth Blog

Q: Does Medicaid reimburse for telehealth/telemedicine services? A: Federal Medicaid statues do not recognize telemedicine as a distinct service; however, each state has the flexibility to decide if/how its Medicaid program will reimburse for telehealth/telemedicine services.

AHRQ finds telemedicine clinically effective

Morning eHealth

MACRA’s first data release thin on information — DOJ official says prosecuting hackers isn’t futile

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.

The Rise of Telemedicine

Health System CIO

No matter how you define telemedicine - whether it’s real-time video conferencing or the transmission of photos - it’s going to see exponential growth in 2017, and your organization needs to be ready, says John Halamka. Patient Experience Telemedicine Blog John Halamka

Philips adds American Well telemedicine into uGrow baby-tracking app

Mobi Health News

Telemedicine company American Well and health technology company Royal Philips anounced back in January that they would partner to integrate American Well's virtual care capabilites into Philips' consumer and professional digital health products. Now the first fruits of that partnership are launching in the form of a telemedicine feature built into the Philips Avent uGrow application for parents of young children

Telemedicine Trends to Watch in 2018

The Arizona Telemedicine Program Blog

Recent technological advancements have changed the way we see the world, paving the way for the growth of concepts such as telemedicine in the field of medical technology.

Telemedicine advocates want more

Morning eHealth

CMS seeks MIPS study contributors — EHR implementations don't seem to affect bond ratings either way

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Survey: departmentalized telemedicine programs on the way out

Mobi Health News

NASA's telemedicine docs keep ISS astronauts healthy

Mobi Health News

For everything else, the six international astronauts that live and work on the station rely on NASA’s own brand of telemedicine There’s no doctor onboard the International Space Station. Because of the costs associated with shipping anything up to space, there’s a carefully chosen selection of medical supplies and devices.

Telemedicine and Rare Mesothelioma Cancer

The Arizona Telemedicine Program Blog

Thanks to the rise of telemedicine, medical professionals are more able than ever to meet with patients, even when those patients are unable to leave home. There has been success with telemedicine in the United Kingdom as a way to manage lung cancer treatment.

50th Anniversary: Marking the Creation of the First Multi-Specialty Telemedicine Service and Telemedicine Education Programs

The Arizona Telemedicine Program Blog

Although the education of medical and nursing students regarding telemedicine has lagged behind the implementation of telemedicine services, such as telestroke and telepsychiatry, that’s about to change. a pioneer in telemedicine and telepathology, a subspecialty of telemedicine.

Look to online dating for the future of telemedicine

KevinMD

Online dating is all the rage these days. Statistics suggest that over a third of couples now meet online.

5 Steps To A Comprehensive Telemedicine Program

Health System CIO

With more than 1,400 patients enrolled in six months, NewYork-Presbyterian’s telemedicine program is off to a hot start. Physician Engagement Telemedicine Blog Daniel Barchi NewYork-Presbyterian Peter FleischutWhat has been the key to its success? Focusing on these five critical elements, say Peter Fleischut and Daniel Barchi.

Telemedicine has come to schools, now what standards are needed?

Mobi Health News

As telemedicine continues to reduce the burden on clinics and other healthcare settings, more schools are now looking to the technology for help. When it’s the flu season, the line at the school nurse’s office is usually backed up to the door.

Zipnosis moves telemedicine away from video, toward providers

Mobi Health News

Minneapolis, Minnesota-based Zipnosis is bucking traditional telemedicine wisdom in two ways. One, the company has always worked to deliver telemedicine services to patients by working with their existing provider.

In-depth: Who owns telemedicine delivery — payers or providers?

Mobi Health News

Just about everyone agrees in the basic vision for telemedicine: When a person gets sick, instead of jumping in the car to drive to a doctor’s office or urgent care center, they can pick up a phone or tablet instead, and get in touch right away with a doctor

The role of telemedicine in monitoring blood pressure

KevinMD

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is a leading cause of heart disease and stroke that has escalated to alarming rates in recent years, affecting nearly 1 in 3 adults in the U.S.

Eye telemedicine company Simple Contacts lands $16M in funding

Mobi Health News

Eye telemedicine company Simple Contacts announced it raked in $16 million in Series B funding at the end of last week. The latest round, which was led by Waypoint Capital Partners with participation from returning investors Goodwater Capital, Steven Cohen, executives from Flatiron Health and a number of ophthalmologists, brings the company’s total funding to $26 million.

How HPS Got 50% Utilization of its Telemedicine Benefit

Health Portal Solutions

Whether it’s a web portal, wellness program, or telemedicine, utilization is key! The third-party wellness and telemedicine programs offered in our web portal are the same programs HPS uses in our staff’s employee benefits package. Do a telemedicine orientation.

Going Big: How An Innovation Stack Helped Launch A Successful Telemedicine Program

Health System CIO

Columns Featured Innovation Telemedicine Blog Daniel Barchi NewYork-PresbyterianBy applying a structured, scalable approach, NewYork-Presbyterian was able to build NYP OnDemand from a concept into one of the most comprehensive telehealth programs in the country, says Daniel Barchi.

Implementing Telemedicine

American Well Blog

But before implementing telemedicine into your benefits package, there are some important questions you need to ask yourself. The post Implementing Telemedicine appeared first on American Well.

U.S. Telemedicine Industry Benchmark Survey

BHM Healthcare Solutions

In addition to improving and expanding patient service, the vast financial benefits makes telemedicine consults a makes payers eager to gather more research on closing the telehealth gap. Telemedicine Industry Benchmark Survey. Summary of Telemedicine Survey Findings.

Nurx gets $36M for telemedicine for birth control, adds Chelsea Clinton to board

Mobi Health News

Online and mobile platform Nurx, which uses telemedicine to connect rural patients to contraceptives, has raised $36 million in a Series B funding round led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, with participation from Union Square Ventures, Y Combinator, and Lowercase Capital.

Telemedicine, PDMPs in Q1 lobbying disclosures

Morning eHealth

House E&C to consider opioid bills this week — DoD looking to integrate old records into new EHR system

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Analysis: Many States Continue to Have Restrictive Telemedicine Policies

Healthcare Informatics

State Medicaid programs are evolving to accelerate the adoption of telemedicine models, this evolution is occurring more quickly in some states than others, according to a recent analysis by Manatt Health

Telemedicine robot enables physician consultations in multiple locations

Mobi Health News

Miramont Family Medicine, a group practice in Fort Collins, Colorado, has four offices with staff and patients in each location. For physicians, finding the time to be physically present where and when they are needed can be difficult

PlushCare taps Thermo Fisher Scientific to offer telemedicine allergy consultations

Mobi Health News

PlushCare, a direct-to-consumer telemedicine service that originally focused on acute and urgent care, has partnered with Thermo Fisher Scientific to add allergy testing to its offerings.

Telemedicine Services Demand Pressures Payers

BHM Healthcare Solutions

Editor’s Note: Health care executives and providers have shed fears about the deployment of telemedicine services. The demand for telemedicine services pressures payers into staying current with telemedicine based offerings allows payers flexibility with policy updates.

6 Telemedicine Facts You Might Find Hard To Believe

eVisit

But today, telemedicine has become an increasingly popular means of giving and receiving care The thought of visiting with a doctor in real-time via video would have seemed out of this world only a few years ago.

Telemedicine, opioid response tech get a boost in CMS payment proposal

Morning eHealth

VA names Morris officially to head EHR modernization — Banks to lead House Vets’ new Cerner subcommittee

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