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

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.

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.

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 advocates want more

Morning eHealth

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Telemedicine could advance in spending deal

Morning eHealth

Med students can now update EHRs without physician re-documentation — Roe seeks reelection

Senators propose new bills to increase telemedicine access for substance abuse disorders

Mobi Health News

A bipartisan group of senators has introduced a slew of new bills that seek to increase access to telemedicine treatment for patients with substance abuse disorders. The proposed bills, three of which are telehealth-focused, are expected to be wrapped into a larger legislative package by the Senate Finance Committee and then undergo the markup process in the near future.

Post-hurricane telemedicine use spiked, but largely provided routine care

Mobi Health News

An analysis of Doctor On Demand administrative data conducted by the RAND Corporation suggests that patients turning to direct-to-consumer telemedicine services in the days following natural disasters such as hurricanes are most often seeking routine care and guidance, as opposed to treatment for new issues prompted by the storms

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.

98point6 launches its chat-based telemedicine platform for primary care

Mobi Health News

Seattle-based 98point6 today announced the launch of its on-demand primary care platform. Through the smartphone app, patients in 10 US states can easily receive remote care from a board-certified physician through the AI and machine learning-powered service

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 advocates find opportunity in the opioid crisis

Morning eHealth

More on MyHealtheData — House releases new VA choice bill

How telemedicine is providing in-home psychotherapy for veterans' diverse conditions

Mobi Health News

It would be impossible for a clinic to be in every veteran's neighborhood — that’s where telemedicine comes in. Despite the fact that the Department of Veterans Affairs is the largest healthcare system in the country, for a lot of veterans coming into to a clinic is difficult.

ATA sees physician burnout as a telemedicine opportunity

Morning eHealth

Why clinicians need ‘explainable AI’ — Sign of hope for virtual diabetes prevention

American Academy of Family Physicians partners with Zipnosis for telemedicine platform

Mobi Health News

The telemedicine tech provides an online diagnosis and treatment system that would enable AAFP members to offer their patients easy access to care by connecting them virtually with their family physician

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.

Penn Medicine creates Center for Connected Care to streamline telemedicine services

Mobi Health News

The University of Pennsylvania's Penn Medicine has been an active player in the telehealth game for sometime with multiple telehealth units, but last week it went a step further to announce that it will be centralizing its telemedicine activities into the Penn Medicine Center for Connected Care.

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

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

Telemedicine Battles Opioid Epidemic

BHM Healthcare Solutions

Telemedicine has become a huge savior for many rural areas trying to fight drug related deaths and conditions. Because many residents in the rural southeast don’t have easy access to psychiatry services, many providers are looking to telemedicine. How to Use Telemedicine to Fight the Epidemic…. The post Telemedicine Battles Opioid Epidemic appeared first on BHM Healthcare Solutions. Telehealth and Telemedicine Uncategorized

Docs: It’s Time to Certify Specialists in Telemedicine

Henry Kotula

A doctor who proposed the idea of telemedicine certification advocates why this is so. Michael Nochomovitz, MD: Telemedicine started out with coughs, colds, rashes—easy things. A telemedicine visit isn’t the same as FaceTiming your cousin. [link].

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.

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.

Five Ways Big Data is Advancing Telemedicine

The Arizona Telemedicine Program Blog

New technology has helped telehealth become a reality for many patients without easy access to healthcare facilities h fill gaps in specialty care via telemedicine, and made it possible for patients to play a larger role in their own care.

Why telemedicine is a great option for Medicaid recipients

American Well Blog

Advances in telemedicine can make accessing appropriate health care easier. With telemedicine, we work consistently to make the most appropriate care also the most accessible care for all patients. How to start using telemedicine for Medicaid recipients.

The State of Telemedicine 2018

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New Report: Telemedicine Consults Save $500 Per Patient

BHM Healthcare Solutions

Editor’s Note: Payers and providers have shed fears about the deployment of telemedicine services. 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.

Enterprise Telemedicine Strategies Gaining Steam, Survey Finds

Healthcare Informatics

Healthcare providers are increasingly leveraging a centrally-managed (enterprise) approach to telemedicine, according to the results of the REACH Health 2018 U.S. Telemedicine Industry Benchmark survey