Mobile healthcare, telemedicine, telehealth, BYOD

Telemedicine

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....

Remote Patient Monitoring Technologies Addressed by FDA

by Vera Gruessner

The remote patient monitoring market is continually advancing throughout the healthcare industry with new products and technologies impacting the market on a constant basis. For example, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently confirmed...

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...

Remote Patient Monitoring Market Valued at $31.4 Billion

by Vera Gruessner

New technologies have been revolutionizing the healthcare field in recent years. From electronic patient records, telemedicine tools, remote patient monitoring, and other health IT systems, the medical industry is quickly becoming more digitized...

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...

Does Mobile Health Affect Clinical Documentation Improvement?

by Vera Gruessner

As the healthcare industry continues to expand its use of technologies, more healthcare providers are able to connect with patients remotely and utilize mobile health strategies to support clinical documentation. Telemedicine is one method that...

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...

Remote Monitoring Technology Boosts Patient Engagement

by Vera Gruessner

Patient engagement has been on the checklist for healthcare providers over the last several years, as Stage 2 and Stage 3 Meaningful Use requirements of the EHR Incentive Programs have pushed forward the goal of having patients engaged with their...

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...

The Benefits of Telemedicine Services for Emergency Care

by Vera Gruessner

As technologies continue to evolve and reform the healthcare industry, telehealth policy will play a major part in expanding medical care access to consumers residing in rural locations or unable to travel to healthcare facilities. Telemedicine...

Delaware Expands Health Coverage for Telemedicine Services

by Vera Gruessner

The only way that telemedicine services can truly expand and improve healthcare quality across the nation is by developing new state and federal policies that move toward digital and video-based physician-patient relationships. In efforts to...

Can Telehealth Technologies Improve Pediatric Care?

by Vera Gruessner

As new technologies continue to revolutionize the healthcare industry, physicians and medical professionals will obtain new ways of monitoring patients and strengthening communication between providers and patients. For instance, telehealth technologies...

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