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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...

How Telehealth Implementation Policies Vary Across the States

by Vera Gruessner

Telehealth implementation policies differ in the wide array of states across the nation depending upon each individual region’s laws. Legislation such as telemedicine payment parity laws and telehealth implementation policies differ in...

Telehealth Technology, Nursing Care Boosts Patient Engagement

by Vera Gruessner

With the widespread use of telehealth technology throughout the healthcare industry picking up speed, new startups are innovating methods for improving patient care and lowering costs in the midst of significant doctor shortages across the country....

Global Telehealth Market Expected to Grow Through 2020

by Vera Gruessner

As the healthcare industry continues to discover the benefits of telemedicine adoption, industry analysts predict that the telehealth market will grow significantly over the coming years. Some predict unprecedented growths while others see a...

Telehealth Field Faces New Challenges in United States v. Zadeh

by Vera Gruessner

The telehealth field has a wide variety of benefits for the medical care industry including increasing access to care for those living in remote, rural areas as well as offering specialized, quality care regardless of where a patient is located....

New Laws for Expanding Use of Telehealth Tools Insufficient

by Vera Gruessner

Younger generations are using mobile devices on a daily basis, including tablets, laptops, and smartphones. Essentially, children and teenagers are often found glued to a screen and find it a more accessible and flexible way to communicate. In...

Stage 2 Meaningful Use Drives Patient Engagement Forward

by Vera Gruessner

Healthcare organizations around the country are focusing on increasing patient engagement with their medical care and overall wellness through the adoption of telemedicine tools, mobile health applications, and patient portals. The federal government...

Telehealth Technology Use Trending in Alternate Settings

by Vera Gruessner

Telehealth technology adoption is experiencing a surge across the healthcare industry as more states continue to develop regulations that would provide coverage for doctors participating in telemedicine. In fact, telehealth technology can be...

Maine Expands Telemedicine Implementation Guidelines

by Vera Gruessner

Telemedicine implementation is growing across the United States with more policies and regulations being adopted in various areas that need sufficient access to healthcare services. Delaware, for instance, has expanded healthcare coverage for...

Telemedicine Implementation May Rise to $34 Billion by 2020

by Vera Gruessner

In certain rural areas of the country, there are doctor shortages and few specialists to go around. Some patients may have difficulty obtaining transportation to the nearest primary care doctor while physician office hours may conflict with other...

Could Telehealth Technologies Improve Pediatric Care?

by Vera Gruessner

Telehealth technologies may reduce healthcare costs and offer more flexible solutions for patients who live in rural areas or are unable to travel. Telemedicine services could serve a wide variety of patient populations from elderly citizens...

Video-based Telehealth Solutions Offer New Opportunities

by Vera Gruessner

A major issue within the healthcare system throughout the United States is the lack of efficiency. However, video-based telehealth solutions could be the answer to this problem, according to an article from The Wall Street Journal. There are...

Rite Aid, HealthSpot Open Telehealth Clinics in Ohio Stores

by Sara Heath

After a November 2014 partnership announcement, Rite Aid and DrugSpot have officially opened their first in-store HealthSpot clinics in 25 Ohio Rite Aids, according to a company press release, and have thus far served thousands of customers....

Primary Care, Telehealth Technology Competes with Urgent Care

by Vera Gruessner

More and more physicians have begun using telehealth technology to communicate with their patients, diagnose minor medical conditions, assign medications, and treat illnesses. As applications, remote monitoring tools, and new devices spread throughout...

Telehealth Solutions Provide Benefit to Mental Health Field

by Vera Gruessner

Telehealth solutions are spreading throughout the medical care industry and affecting the lives of patients and workflow of healthcare providers. Among many patients, transportation, mobility, place of residence, and other obstacles may stand...

Telehealth Solutions Favored by Patients and Providers

by Vera Gruessner

There has been a strong movement toward adopting telehealth solutions throughout the healthcare field since it allows doctors to provide care to patients when and where they need it. For instance, a survey taken by American Well found that nearly...

Remote Patient Monitoring Tools May Improve Dialysis Care

by Vera Gruessner

Remote patient monitoring is an important and strategic movement in the healthcare field, as it allows physicians to keep track of patients’ vital signs while they are residing at home and prevent more serious health risks by observing...

How State and Federal Policy Impact the Telemedicine Field

by Vera Gruessner

The use of telehealth tools will only expand across the country if state and federal policies continue to support the growth of the telemedicine field. Since the beginning of this century, new federal regulations began to blossom in support of...

Telehealth Movement Goes Beyond Doctor-Patient Communication

by Vera Gruessner

The telehealth movement is making headway throughout the medical industry, as more physicians and other professionals as well as patients are choosing video-based consultations as a way to strengthen the doctor-patient relationship and improve...

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