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CMS Encourages ACOs to Adopt Physician Telehealth Services

by Vera Gruessner

What type of healthcare delivery models benefit most from remote monitoring tools and physician telehealth services? C. Frederick Geilfuss II, Healthcare Lawyer and Partner at Foley & Lardner LLP, wrote for The National Law Review how physician...

Telehealth Coverage Legislation throughout Four States

by Vera Gruessner

Telehealth coverage legislation is being modified and implemented across the country due to its many benefits such as cost reduction and greater access to care. Nathaniel Lacktman, attorney and expert in telemedicine law at Foley & Lardner,...

Patient Engagement Expands with Telehealth, Mobile Devices

by Vera Gruessner

Today, consumers have a wide variety of technologies to choose from when interacting with the world around them. Many are glued to their iPhones, tablets, or other mobile devices in order to keep up with their jobs, their friends and family,...

Top Four Patient Engagement Trends to Follow from October

by Vera Gruessner

As the healthcare industry moves forward in reforming many of its practices in an effort to improve health outcomes, lower medical costs, and strengthen the patient experience, it grows more important than ever before to implement useful patient...

Barriers to Physician Telehealth Services Need to Come Down

by Vera Gruessner

Physician telehealth services have a strong potential to improve the healthcare industry on a large scale, as this technology boosts access to care among patients living in rural locations, enables primary care doctors to reach specialists quickly,...

New Hampshire Law Propels Telemedicine Software Adoption

by Vera Gruessner

With doctor shortages on the horizon and a lack of specialized physicians available in rural locations, telemedicine software adoption is becoming more mainstream among large sections of the country. A large number of states have implemented...

Legislation, Reimbursement Expand Telemedicine Technology Use

by Vera Gruessner

Telemedicine technology use is expanding throughout the United States due to new legislative changes, the breakdown of telehealth site restrictions, and the increase in payment parity and reimbursement for telehealth services. Providers are expanding...

New York’s Telehealth Legislation Stresses Remote Monitoring

by Vera Gruessner

Telehealth legislation continues to break new ground, as more states adopt telemedicine coverage and payment parity laws are put in place. When payment parity regulations are put into place, virtual doctor visits will receive the same reimbursement...

Telemedicine Services May Transform ‘Hospital of Tomorrow’

by Vera Gruessner

Technology has been changing healthcare delivery for many years, especially after ongoing reforms have brought forth the adoption of EHR systems, electronic prescribing software, virtual doctor visits, and remote monitoring tools. Telemedicine...

Patient Engagement Key to ACO Development, Telemedicine

by Vera Gruessner

Patient engagement and the patient experience continues to be a key aspect of healthcare reform throughout hospitals and clinics around the country. As medical care providers move toward value-based care and develop Accountable Care Organizations...

Site Restriction, Tech Preferences Limit Telehealth Adoption

by Vera Gruessner

There are a number of different obstacles standing in the way of widespread telehealth adoption. From site restrictions to prohibiting providers from practicing across state borders, legislative changes will need to take place before telemedicine...

New Telemedicine Legislation Could Expand Care among Veterans

by Vera Gruessner

The telehealth field continues to grow in prominence across the nation as more states adopt telemedicine legislation and expand use of videoconferencing along with remote monitoring technology throughout hospitals and clinics. Last week, U.S....

Remote Home Monitoring Prevents Hospitalization, Emergency Care

by Vera Gruessner

Remote home monitoring and telemedicine services can make a big impact on coordinated care by better tracking the ongoing health conditions, symptoms, and vital signs of each patient. If any minor issues are found, they can be tackled much more...

AMA Guides Coding Set for Telehealth Physician Consultations

by Vera Gruessner

The telehealth sphere continues to expand across medical organizations throughout the nation. For example, the American Medical Association (AMA) has recently announced making more headway into promoting telehealth physician consultations. In...

How the Telehealth Field Strengthens Patient Engagement

by Vera Gruessner

The telehealth field has been expanding significantly across the healthcare spectrum and making a real impact on patient access to care. For instance, individuals who lived in rural towns far away from medical hubs now have access to healthcare...

Why CMS Should Reimburse Remote Patient Monitoring Providers

by Vera Gruessner

The healthcare industry could sincerely benefit from further adoption of remote patient monitoring technology and telehealth solutions as a method for ensuring high-quality and value-based care. As such, the federal government will need to ensure...

Will Physician Telehealth Consultations Cross State Borders?

by Vera Gruessner

Due to the rise in new technologies affecting everyday aspects of life, the healthcare industry has jumped on the bandwagon in order to better engage with its consumer base. With many individuals glued to their smartphones, tablets, or computer...

Legislative Barriers the Telemedicine Field Needs to Overcome

by Vera Gruessner

The telemedicine field is now growing across the country due to its benefits for the patient community. Along with offering more convenience for those unable to take time off work and drive long distances to see their healthcare provider, the...

Telehealth Services Improve Geriatric Care in Rural Settings

by Vera Gruessner

Imagine living in a small, rural town far away from urban centers offering a variety of societal benefits including access to healthcare specialists. This would pose significant problems for those who have chronic medical conditions or an acute...

Why Telehealth Technology Regulations Need to Expand

by Vera Gruessner

Telehealth technology is being implemented throughout the United States at a rapid pace, especially in more rural locations suffering from doctor shortages. Since telemedicine services offer a faster and more efficient method of communicating...

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