Telemedicine reached disadvantaged communities during pandemic, study finds

Healthcare Dive

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

Leveraging Telemedicine Post-Op

Healthcare IT Today

There has been a great deal of discussion over the last year and a half about the value of telemedicine and its potentially transformative benefits long term. The following is a guest article by Dr. Nadeem Dhanani, MD, MPH and Medical Director of Urology, Modernizing Medicine.

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7 Advantages of Telemedicine Over Traditional Healthcare

Electronic Health Reporter

Telemedicine and essay writing share one unexpected similarity. The article 7 Advantages of Telemedicine Over Traditional Healthcare appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial Advantages of Telemedicine Over Traditional Healthcare

Everything You Need To Know About Telemedicine

Electronic Health Reporter

The article Everything You Need To Know About Telemedicine appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial Day Interpreting Sean Hopwood what is telemedicineThis article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Sean Hopwood, CEO, Day Interpreting. Scheduling an appointment with your doctor is usually the first thing you do when you’re feeling a little under the weather or have some questions about your health. But […].

UniDoc Shows How Telemedicine Can Meet Regulatory and Cost Requirements

Healthcare IT Today

UniDoc is doing that for telemedicine with their H3 Cube (Figure 1). Ambulatory Health IT Company Healthcare IT Telemedicine and Remote Monitoring AMD AMD Global Telemedicine H3 Cube Sirach Wellness Group Telehealth Telemedicine Tony Baldassarre UniDoc

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

Healthcare Dive

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

Can Telemedicine Options Be Affordable?

Electronic Health Reporter

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, telemedicine visits have been able to provide an increasing number of patients with virtual access to quality care without requiring in-person appointments. The article Can Telemedicine Options Be Affordable?

Telemedicine Should Be A Permanent Way of Administering Healthcare, Experts Say

Electronic Health Reporter

Telemedicine – the practice of providing consultations and medical assistance to patients through video calls – should be a lasting way of administering health care, according to the American Medical Association, particularly for patients with […]. Editorial telemedicine

Alabama Enacts New Telemedicine Law

Healthcare Law Today

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey recently signed SB 272 into law, setting forth telemedicine practice standards and abolishing Alabama’s previous “special purpose license” that allowed physicians licensed in other states to practice across state lines into Alabama.

Antidote Health debuts telemedicine-based mental health clinic

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The telemedicine company contends this approach is twice as effective as traditional care. " Antidote Health said its telemedicine healthcare services are priced lower than many insurance copayments and deductibles.

Telemedicine: A Powerful Tool For Preventing Hospital Overcrowding

Electronic Health Reporter

The article Telemedicine: A Powerful Tool For Preventing Hospital Overcrowding appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial TeleHealth Solution telemedicine Waseem GhannamThis article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited.

Swiftarc Ventures Launches $75M Telemedicine Venture Fund

HIT Consultant

It forced an inflection point for the Telemedicine and Digital Health Industries, where 10 years’ worth of innovation was pushed forward in 4 months’ time. Digital Health Startups Telehealth telemedicine

An Illustrative Guide To Telemedicine

Electronic Health Reporter

The article An Illustrative Guide To Telemedicine appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial benefits of telemedicine telemedicine USA Vein Clinics what is telemedicineThis article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited.

Florida Governor Signs New Controlled Substance Telemedicine Prescribing Law

The Health Law Firm Blog

Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On April 6, 2022, Florida's Governor signed into law legislation to remove the state's prior restrictions on telemedicine prescribing of controlled substances. By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A.,

7 Ways Telemedicine Is Revolutionizing Healthcare

Electronic Health Reporter

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Opportunities For Telemedicine To Meet Socioeconomic Demands

Electronic Health Reporter

COVID-19 sent telemedicine on the fast track for widespread adoption, helping doctors manage and care for their patients — especially those at high risk — during the nationwide shelter-in-place ordinance. […]. The article Opportunities For Telemedicine To Meet Socioeconomic Demands appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Stephanie Wilding, CEO, CommunityHealth.

Preserving Access to Telehealth: Today’s Policy Agenda of the American Telemedicine Association

Healthcare IT Today

In March of 2020, the world suddenly started using telehealth. After decades of dragging their feet, providers implemented video visits and messaging applications overnight, and the public responded enthusiastically.

Is telemedicine an answer to physician burnout and staffing shortages?

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

She talks about physicians' newfound familiarity with telehealth and what it means for the future, the possibility of physicians working full time in telemedicine, and how virtual care can help with staffing shortages in healthcare.

The future of telemedicine: purpose-built, integrated platforms

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Propelled into mainstream use by the COVID-19 pandemic, telemedicine is becoming standard practice for many healthcare providers. While telemedicine has undoubtedly come a long way, it still has significant limitations. Purpose-built telemedicine platforms.

Stanford researchers: Telemedicine optimization requires training, interoperability

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The rapid growth in care, they said in an article published this week in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association , has also inspired discussions on the best way to use telemedicine for disease management. Stanford-affiliated researchers Ran Sun, Douglas W.

Post Acute Telemedicine Can?t Wait for the Next Pandemic

Healthcare IT Today

Many consumers are starting to accept telehealth as a standard of healthcare delivery in their everyday lives, whether through direct to consumer wearables like FitBit or Oura or professional telemedicine consults offered by their healthcare providers, employers, or insurance […].

How Telemedicine Is Democratizing Rural Healthcare

Electronic Health Reporter

The article How Telemedicine Is Democratizing Rural Healthcare appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial How Telemedicine is Democratizing Rural Healthcare Jenna Blumenfeld rural healthcare rural hospitals closing telehealth

Enabling Tech for Telemedicine – #HITsm Chat Topic

Healthcare IT Today

This week’s chat will be hosted by Irma Rastegayeva (@IrmaRaste) and Evan Kirstel (@evankirstel) on the topic of “Enabling Tech for Telemedicine“ With the Coronavirus Pandemic intensifying around the world, Telemedicine is experiencing a […].

Security challenges with telemedicine

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

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How Does Medicare Cover Telemedicine?

Electronic Health Reporter

The article How Does Medicare Cover Telemedicine? Roberts Medicare Part B outpatient coverage Part C Medicare Advantage plan Patient co-pays and co-insurance under Part B telehealth telemedicineThis content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Danielle K. Roberts, a Medicare insurance expert and co-founder, Boomer Benefits.

See where your state ranks on telemedicine

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

A report released this week examines telehealth policies on a state-by-state basis in an attempt to highlight what authors see as best practices in terms of patient access and ease of providing care.

New Jersey Allows Asynchronous Telemedicine

Healthcare Law Today

On December 21, 2021, New Jersey amended its telemedicine laws via SB 2559. For a discussion on New Jersey’s 2017 Telemedicine Act generally, please read our prior analysis. Asynchronous Store-and-Forward Telemedicine.

4 Reasons Why You Should Invest In Your Telemedicine Services

Electronic Health Reporter

Many healthcare professionals are now providing telemedicine calls and video conferences as an option to their patients due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The article 4 Reasons Why You Should Invest In Your Telemedicine Services appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

Coping with Crises: Using Telemedicine to Deliver Effective Virtual Critical Care

HIT Consultant

The COVID-19 pandemic has proven that telemedicine is essential for keeping the healthcare system running during a crisis. NETCCN and its partners, including Avel eCare, worked quickly to connect remote community hospitals with skilled critical care clinicians using telemedicine technology.

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 Revolutionizing the Healthcare Industry

Electronic Health Reporter

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The Critical Features That Telemedicine Must Offer

Healthcare IT Today

If you want to know what’s happening in telemedicine and where it’s headed, one of the best people to ask is Michael Gorton. Along with Byron Brooks, MD, he founded Teladoc, the leading company in that space. Gorton recently took the helm at MediOrbis.

One daughter's story of how telemedicine helped her addicted father

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

As it happens, Erica works in telemedicine, as a clinical operations specialist at VirtualMed Staff. Telemedicine provided an opportunity for more frequent touchpoints and easier access to care than ever before. What is your part in the process of telemedicine?

How to get clinicians more comfortable with delivering telemedicine

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

While there were certainly many clinicians performing telemedicine before COVID-19 struck in early 2020, the pandemic foisted telehealth on countless numbers of additional physicians and nurses, forcing them to get up to speed and feel comfortable with the technology.

Telemedicine: What Slows Down the Healthcare of the Future

HIT Consultant

Yet, many barriers are hampering telemedicine’s success. This article explores the challenges of telemedicine and examines solutions to resolve current issues. Main Obstacles the Telemedicine is Facing Today. Pandemic allowed those who were hesitant to try out telemedicine.

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.

Business Opportunities For Telemedicine Startups After COVID-19

Electronic Health Reporter

The article Business Opportunities For Telemedicine Startups After COVID-19 appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial Increasing demands for telemedicine Opportunities For Telemedicine StartupsThis article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. When the pandemic first hit the world, everyone was distressed, and many businesses began to fail.

Why Telemedicine Isn’t A Temporary Fix — It’s The Future

HIT Consultant

But with new COVID variants continuing to emerge, not to mention the convenience virtual care offers, it’s becoming increasingly clear telemedicine wasn’t a “temporary fix” — it’s here to stay. The current state of telemedicine and its limitations.

HHS Guidance on Audio-Only Telemedicine

The HIPAA Blog

HHS Issues Guidance on Audio-Only Telemedicine Services: The guidance is pretty straight-forward and common-sensical: audio-only telehealth is fine from a HIPAA standpoint as long as reasonable steps are taken to protect privacy: no speakerphones except in private spaces, and verify the identity of the patient.

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Advances in telemedicine are on the way in 2022

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

These changes to the healthcare landscape were helped partly by requirements of the COVID-19 pandemic and partly by the subsequent loosening of telemedicine reimbursement and licensure regulations by the government.

Top Tips On Selecting An Inpatient Telemedicine Provider

Electronic Health Reporter

By Robert Annas, chief operating officer, Eagle Telemedicine. Telemedicine is a booming industry. A segment of this market consists of companies that provide telemedicine services to hospitals, so patients can get virtual bedside care from […]. The article Top Tips On Selecting An Inpatient Telemedicine Provider appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial Eagle Telemedicine Inpatient Telemedicine Robert Annas

Psychiatrists 'pleasantly surprised' with transition to telemedicine

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

A qualitative RAND Corporation study finds that psychiatrists offering telemedicine for the first time during the COVID-19 pandemic have had largely positive perceptions of the transition. The shift to telemedicine was made simpler, researchers note, by regulatory and reimbursement changes.

Behavioral health and telemedicine: What's in store for 2022

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Telemedicine technology can connect rural patients to psychiatrists in big urban hubs. The United States is in the middle of a mental and behavioral healthcare crisis. There simply are not enough clinicians and therapists to go around as the pandemic and its stresses drag on.