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Telehealth

How Telehealth Services are Being Revamped in Nebraska

by Vera Gruessner

Telehealth services are necessary for bringing more access to healthcare among populations living in rural locations or facing doctor shortages. There are various regions around the country that do not possess adequate access to medical specialists....

How Mobile Devices Could Benefit Medicaid Beneficiaries

by Vera Gruessner

Mobile devices like smartphones, laptops, and tablets have proliferated a wide array of industries around the world and the healthcare industry is no exception. The US medical field could benefit further from the use of mobile devices and mHealth...

PTO Grants Teladoc Petition to Review American Well Patent

by Kyle Murphy, PhD

The battle between telemedicine providers American Well and Teladoc is now headed for an official review of a contested patent by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (PTO). On September 14, the federal agency concluded that the patent...

Does Telehealth Technology Adoption Advance Care Coordination?

by Vera Gruessner

As the healthcare industry moves forward with strengthening the quality of services and patient outcomes, telehealth technology adoption gains ground as a means for improving care coordination and accountable care. Due to an ongoing primary care...

Three Themes Alter Evolution of Physician Telehealth Policies

by Vera Gruessner

Physician telehealth policies are undergoing a variety of changes throughout the country, as more than half of the states are developing laws to promote use and reimbursement of telemedicine services. In fact, states are adopting legislation...

Physician Telehealth Services Impact the Dermatology Field

by Vera Gruessner

Physician telehealth services have been taking off in recent years as more states have adopted reimbursement models and legislation to support payment parity between video-based consults and in-person care. With doctor shortages taking place...

Remote Monitoring, Wearables, and Telehealth Boost Care

by Vera Gruessner

The mobile health industry is affecting how this country is managing the health and wellness of its population in a variety of ways. For instance, wearable devices and remote monitoring tools aggregate a large amount of patient data and offer...

78.5 Million Remote Monitoring Tools Users Predicted by 2020

by Vera Gruessner

One of the key strategies the healthcare industry is using in order to improve access to care is to adopt technologies capable of providing consultations and oversight regardless of where a patient is located. No longer does a patient need to...

Will ACP Telemedicine Implementation Guidelines Improve Care?

by Vera Gruessner

The use of telehealth technology has expanded greatly throughout the United States in recent years as a method for improving access to care among patients living in rural areas or those facing a doctor shortage. There are clearly significant...

New Texas Law Employs Telehealth Technology in Schools

by Vera Gruessner

As the telehealth field moves forward in improving patient access to healthcare services and lowering overall medical costs, many experts advise that telemedicine should be included in pediatric care. Previously, mHealthIntelligence.com reported...

Does Interstate Licensing Hurt the Telemedicine Market?

by Vera Gruessner

The telemedicine market is highly dependent on physicians having the necessary licenses to practice telehealth services in their individual states. As most states continue to revise current legislature on telehealth services and improve reimbursement...

Increase in Coverage Laws Advance Telehealth Market Space

by Vera Gruessner

The growth of the telehealth market space has been truly revolutionary due to the ongoing remote monitoring developments, new innovations, and increase in state policies expanding reimbursement and telemedicine services. Currently, there are...

Colorado Medical Board Releases Telehealth Systems Guidelines

by Vera Gruessner

The healthcare industry has aimed to meet a variety of federal and state regulations in order to improve medical care and patient health outcomes. These regulations include meaningful use requirements under the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive...

How Telehealth Technology Revolutionizes Diabetes Care

by Vera Gruessner

One chronic medical condition that continues to affect the patient population across the country, especially as obesity rates refuse to decline, is diabetes. The management of diabetes can be rather complex, but with the help of telehealth technology,...

CVS Boosts Care Coordination with Telehealth Technology

by Vera Gruessner

Healthcare providers from a variety of different specialties are incorporating telehealth technology as a way to boost patient care and lower medical costs across the country. Along with hospitals, clinics, and rehabilitation centers, pharmacies...

New Bill May Expand Telehealth to Underserved Populations

by Sara Heath

In recent months, discussions of telehealth and its availability among Medicare beneficiaries have been abuzz. Many organizations, such the American Hospital Association, feel that Medicare needs to expand its policies regarding telehealth so...

How mHealth Tools Advance Nationwide Telemedicine Adoption

by Vera Gruessner

As nationwide telemedicine adoption grows in scope and becomes more complex throughout the healthcare industry, medical organizations are holding forums to better inform providers on how to best utilize and expand telehealth services. For example,...

Challenges and Solutions of Adopting Telehealth Technologies

by Vera Gruessner

Ever since physicians began adopting telehealth technologies and incorporating video consultations in their medical practice, various hospital associations and societies began to appear in support of telemedicine services across rural locations...

Physician Telemedicine Services Could Grow with New Policies

by Vera Gruessner

Physician telemedicine services are continuing to grow in use across the healthcare industry, as doctors are using the technologies to communicate with specialists and consults from other facilities as well as tracking their patients’ health...

Telehealth Payment Parity Laws Rising Rapidly Across States

by Vera Gruessner

As the nationwide telehealth movement continues to make progress across the states, it is important to understand the many regulations and policies being adopted to properly reimburse physicians for offering telemedicine services. Telehealth...

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