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Telemedicine M&A trends moving into 2024

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Both specialize in telemedicine. telemedicine sector, merger and acquisition trends for telemedicine, main financial backers and investment dynamics, and short-term and long-term valuation trends. telemedicine sector and where do they stand? What are the M&A trends for telemedicine going into 2024?

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Telemedicine reached disadvantaged communities during pandemic, study finds

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The results surprised Johns Hopkins University researchers, who said it contrasted with earlier findings showing an inverse link between socioeconomic status and use of telemedicine in the pandemic.

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South Korea expands telemedicine pilot and more briefs

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

South Korea expands telemedicine pilot Starting 15 December, the South Korean Ministry of Health and Welfare will be introducing additional measures to its national telemedicine pilot. According to a media statement, the programme is now allowing the conduct of telemedicine services at night and on holidays.

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80% of consumers have turned to telemedicine, Rock Health finds

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Audio-only and asynchronous telemedicine, which include live phone calls, emails and text messages, were more popular than video chats, the survey found.

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South Korea begins nationwide telemedicine pilot

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Starting this September, the South Korean Ministry of Health and Welfare will officially begin the nationwide telemedicine pilot following a three-month guided pilot period. In June, the government downgraded its public health alert, which meant the end of the temporary conduct of telemedicine after three years.

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Does telemedicine result in duplicative care? Depends on the patient, study suggests

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Whether or not telehealth visits result in duplicative care — a hot topic on the Hill as Congress debates future telemedicine regulation — could depend on if users have acute or chronic conditions, according to new research.

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Primary care practices identify needed improvements for telemedicine

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

WHY IT MATTERS To identify common facilitators and barriers to telehealth implementation, researchers evaluated practice leaders' perspectives on 32 aspects of telemedicine in their practices, according to a new report published in the Annals of Family Medicine.