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 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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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?

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.

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

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

Telemedicine 2020

Synzi

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Amazon launches Amazon Care, a telemedicine-driven care offering for Seattle employees

Mobi Health News

The offering includes nurse chat, telemedicine, app-enabled house calls, and prescription delivery

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.

Can Telemedicine Slow The Coronavirus?

Ortholive

Telemedicine can help hospitals and other clinical care providers keep ill patients at home, potentially slowing the spread of the disease. telehealth" "telemedicine" 2020 healthcare coronavirus pandemic infection

GoodRx launches telemedicine price comparison service, amid growing demand during COVID-19 pandemic

Mobi Health News

Users can choose from 100 conditions and get information about telemedicine pricing and medication services.

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

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.

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.

In-Depth: Four major telemedicine trends of 2018

Mobi Health News

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

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.

Telemedicine during COVID-19: Benefits, limitations, burdens, adaptation

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Telemedicine is making a very positive contribution to healthcare during the pandemic, and is being used in a variety of ways. Further, there is a chance telemedicine could add to hospitals being overwhelmed, unless it’s used well. Telemedicine can be a tool for managing COVID19.

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 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

Improving Health outcomes with Telemedicine

eVisit

In recent years, healthcare providers and medical professionals have turned to increasingly advanced technologies to serve their patients and maintain an advantage in the healthcare marketplace.

What To Expect from Telemedicine in 2020

Ortholive

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New Hampshire law to expand telemedicine reimbursement

Mobi Health News

The bill will impact patients with Medicaid coverage and private insurance living in the largely rural state.

Guest Blog: The Importance of Negotiating your Payer Contracts for Reimbursement and Telemedicine Coverage

eVisit

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How Telemedicine Can Improve the Reputation of the Waiting Room

Arizona Telemedicine Program

While new organizational methods and procedural changes can help get the waiting room in great shape, telemedicine has proved it can help healthcare organizations diminish the long waits and frustrations that patients experience.

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.

March 2019 Telemedicine News

Enzyme Health

Quickly scale your telemedicine business using our clinician network - announcing Enzyme On Demand ! Blog Login Sign Up March 2019 Telemedicine News Enzyme Health Team March 31, 2019 Review the latest telemedicine innovations, partnerships, and research making news in March 2019.

Slowing The Spread of COVID-19 With Telemedicine

Ortholive

Medical Economics calls the coronavirus an “opportunity” for physicians to try telemedicine. Telemedicine consults could potentially slow the spread of the virus by keeping at-risk patients out of a public setting. With millions of Americans at home in the coming weeks, doctors should consider a telemedicine option for patients with non-urgent care needs. telehealth" "telemedicine" seniors coronavirus pandemic infection remote monitoring COVID-19 emergency response

How To Become a Telemedicine Provider

GlobalMed

From medical emergencies to ordinary exams, telemedicine is shattering healthcare barriers all over the world. Yet for some clinicians, telemedicine is still shrouded in mystery – often because they’re not sure how to get started. Evaluate telemedicine solutions.