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Telehealth Services

Conn. Telehealth Legislation to Set Use, Coverage Requirements

by Kyle Murphy, PhD

The Connecticut General Assembly appears set to pave the way for telehealth adoption in the Constitution State in light of the progress a piece of telehealth legislation has made recently. First introduced in January 2015, the bill (the Substitute...

Two Telehealth Bills Could Be Reintroduced in Congress

by Ryan Mcaskill

Telehealth legislation is being debated across the country in state senates. A majority of these bills center on increasing reimbursement rates and better defining what services can and cannot be handled through a video meeting with a physician....

Audit of VA Telehealth Shows Shortfalls

by Ryan Mcaskill

The Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) is one of the major organizations that is embracing telehealth solutions. Over the last few months, there has been several news releases from the VA that show the expanded use of the technology to help treat...

ATA Announces First Online Patient Consultation Accreditation

by Ryan Mcaskill

In December 2014, the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) announced it had created an accreditation for eligible telemedicine providers. The hope is that this Seal of Accreditation will help distinguish successful applicants from other healthcare...

Telemedicine Legislation Making Waves in Washington, Louisiana

by Ryan Mcaskill

There are many states debating telemedicine reimbursement and access. New legislation is being pushed as the technology has cemented itself as a standard healthcare service that is helping improve quality of care and lower costs. Washington pushes...

Abortion Legislation Could Restrict Telehealth Services

by Ryan Mcaskill

A supreme court debate in Iowa over medical abortions could open the door for telehealth restrictions. There are countless examples of federal and state legislation that is aiming to expand the use of telehealth services. However, there...

UMD Provides Telehealth, Telestroke Services to Local Hospital

by Jennifer Bresnick

Stroke patients at Carroll Hospital Center will now have access to telehealth from the University of Maryland that will speed interventions and accelerate the pace of care for those with emergency needs.  The partnership will bring round-the-clock...

Growing Telehealth Reach Impacts More Than Healthcare

by Ryan Mcaskill

As more healthcare facilities are embracing telehealth solutions, its impact goes beyond the hospital. The growth of the telehealth industry is clear to see. Across the country a number of states are debating legislation that would expand reimbursement...

What is Limiting the Widespread Adoption of Telehealth?

by Jennifer Bresnick

Telehealth has been hailed as the blockbuster technology of the future for decades, but has yet to truly break through into the mainstream healthcare system.  While the industry now has more enabling health IT than ever before, with smartphones...

Telehealth Market Poised for Multi-Billion Dollar Expansion

by Ryan Mcaskill

Many reports point to a major boom in the telehealth marketplace by the end of the decade which could reach $43.4B. The telehealth marketplace is gaining major steam. There are multiple aspects to the technology that is helping it to take off....

Remote Monitoring Works In and Out of the Hospital

by Ryan Mcaskill

Health facilities are using remote monitoring technology to watch patients at home and in the hospital. The use of remote monitoring technology within the healthcare field can take several different forms. One of the more common uses is through...

Telemedicine Bill Passed in House

by Stephanie Reardon

According to a report on Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), on January 28, 2015, the Colorado House of Representatives passed a bill to allow private insurers to reimburse telemedicine services without the requirement...

Telehealth a Major Opportunity for C-Level Executives

by Ryan Mcaskill

A new White Paper explains why telehealth services are one of the top trends for healthcare executives to watch. Examining the numerous lists of top trends in the healthcare landscape, one of the major topics continues to be mobile healthcare...

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