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Telemedicine

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...

How Telemedicine, Video Recording Promotes Patient Care

by Vera Gruessner

The telemedicine industry has been revolutionizing how doctors and patients interact on a daily basis. For example, video recording of a doctor visit could be vital for reducing misconceptions and redundant questions among caregivers, families,...

How to Create Strong Telehealth Policies across the States

by Vera Gruessner

The telemedicine industry plays a role in reforming healthcare across the nation, as more states begin implementing telehealth policies. In particular, video-based messaging platforms aid medical care providers in lowering costs and improving...

How Digital Health Devices Benefit Diagnostic Services

by Vera Gruessner

Digital health devices like smartphones, tablets, or wearable technology are revolutionizing the consumer space, as more individuals utilize applications to track their fitness and wellness objectives. Additionally, patients and doctors could...

Mobile Health Market Predicted to Reach $49 Million by 2020

by Vera Gruessner

The mobile health market is continually expanding and evolving, as new devices like wearables and applications are being adopted within the consumer base. The specific industry is predicted to reach more than $49 million by 2020, according to...

Reimbursement Misconceptions Trending in Telehealth Services

by Vera Gruessner

The healthcare industry has been evolving significantly over the last several years, as meaningful use requirements under the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs have led to the adoption of EHR technology, health information exchange...

Telehealth Services Recommended for Elderly Patient Population

by Vera Gruessner

Some of the patient population across the nation resides in rural areas where hospitals and medical clinics are hard to come by. Instead of having sick patients travel for two hours to reach their physician, telehealth services allow certain...

88% of Nurses Profit from Mobile Health Apps, Smartphones

by Vera Gruessner

From smartphones, tablets, and mobile health apps to telemedicine and remote monitoring tools, the advancement of healthcare technologies has stimulated the entire industry to improve population health outcomes and the quality of patient care....

Almost 70% of Doctors Prefer Telemedicine Services Over Email

by Vera Gruessner

Physicians across the nation are slowly moving forward with expanding telemedicine services in order to reduce the need for patient visits for those living in rural areas without direct transportation. Along with allowing doctors a chance to...

Do Federal Telehealth Technology Policies Need Revision?

by Vera Gruessner

The healthcare industry is moving far and wide in reinventing itself and reforming past practices. Telehealth technology, for example, allows patients to speak with their physicians securely without needing to make an in-person visit. The federal...

American Well Suit Claims Teladoc Violated Telehealth Patent

by Kyle Murphy, PhD

After convincing the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas to grant a preliminary injunction against a rule that would have limited its provision of telehealth services in the state, Teladoc is now facing a patent lawsuit...

Georgia Expands Telehealth, Health Data Exchange in Schools

by Jennifer Bresnick

The Georgia Partnership for TeleHealth (GPT) and the Georgia Health Information Network (GaHIN) are now able to exchange data for thousands of schoolchildren receiving telehealth services during a pilot at twelve rural schools, the two organizations...

Preliminary Injunction Supports Telehealth Services in Texas

by Kyle Murphy, PhD

The Texas Medical Board has reached an impasse relating to its recent decision to implement a rule constraining the use of telehealth services in the state. The United States District Court for the Western District of Texas granted a preliminary...

Telehealth, Wearable Devices Markets Set to Grow by Billions

by Jennifer Bresnick

Telehealth and wearable devices are hot ticket items for health IT developers and investors as remote monitoring and mHealth become increasingly important tools in the fight for better chronic disease management, reduced preventable readmissions,...

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