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More hybrid virtual care and asynchronous telemedicine on the way for 2024

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Now that telemedicine is a mainstream method for healthcare delivery, C-suite executives and health IT leaders at provider organizations must keep a sharp eye on trends in virtual care. Telemedicine is too important now to take for granted. What is one of the most important telemedicine predictions you have for 2024?

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HHS watchdog reiterates importance of preventing telemedicine fraud

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Inspector General recognized telehealth's potential while cautioning that steps must be taken to ensure virtual care will not be compromised by fraud. "OIG is conducting significant oversight work assessing telehealth services during the public health emergency.

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Report: Telemedicine, modernized licensing can help bridge health disparity gap

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

When it comes to policy changes that could help bridge the gap, report authors pointed to ensuring health coverage, investing in social services, reducing administrative burdens and improving service delivery – including via telemedicine and licensure modernization. ON THE RECORD.

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The intersection of telehealth and AI: How can they reinforce each other?

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Telemedicine took a huge leap forward during the pandemic as more providers and patients embraced remote delivery of healthcare services. Piotr Orzechowski is CEO of Infermedica, an AI health company dedicated to improving preliminary symptom analysis and digital triage. AI also significantly enhances telemedicine adoption.

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Indian doctors group taps Eka Care for online healthcare platform

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The Eka Care mobile app provides doctors with a platform to connect with their patients; conduct teleconsultations; manage digital, physical, and ad-hoc appointments; schedule automated follow-ups; create digital prescriptions and reports; and use advanced practice analytics to inform decisions. WHAT IT'S ABOUT.

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Why telemedicine must play a central role in solving the specialist shortage

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

For patients, accelerating access to leading medical expertise drives better, more cost-effective health outcomes, and if done right, also improves the healthcare experience for both patients and specialists. How can virtual specialty care help overcome these challenges? " "Everyone has been helpful and responsive."

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What Are Patients Looking for in a Doctor? It Depends on Who You Ask…and Their Race

Health Populi

While the same proportion of Black and White patients say they are looking for a doctor with empathy and compassion, there are relatively large differences between patients based on their race, found in the Everyday Health-Castle Connolly Physician-Consumer study. consumers and 277 Castle Connolly health care professionals.

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