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Chronic Care Management

Top 10 Telemedicine Solutions by Hospital Site Implementations

June 12, 2017 - Driven by patient demand, improvements in technology, and the need to deliver healthcare outside the traditional hospital setting, health systems across the US are embracing telemedicine. Some are launching platforms to connect patients to specialist care, either through consults or as part of a larger care management platform targeting those with chronic conditions. Still more are...


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Using mHealth to Transition to Value-Based Care

by Eric Wicklund

North Carolina’s largest federally qualified health center is turning to mHealth to help patients manage their chronic conditions. By deploying Smartlink’s platform, officials at Goshen Medical Center also expect to align the...

Can Remote Monitoring Keep COPD Patients Out of the Hospital?

by Eric Wicklund

A New York-New Jersey health system is using a $1.5 million federal grant to study whether a remote monitoring program can boost outcomes for Hispanic patients diagnosed with COPD. The grant, issued by the Patient-Centered Outcomes...

Can mHealth Make Chronic Care Patients Care About Their Health?

by Eric Wicklund

The path to telehealth and mHealth success lies in helping those with chronic conditions manage their health at home. Unfortunately, they don’t seem to be interested. That’s the upshot of a new survey from Parks Associates, as...

Medicare’s CCM Telehealth Program Gets a Bit of Good News

by Eric Wicklund

Medicare’s Chronic Care Management (CCM) telehealth program is a hit with patients, according to the first reported patient satisfaction survey conducted since the program was put in place at the beginning of 2015. A survey of more...

Digital Health Gets a Failing Grade in Chronic Care Management

by Eric Wicklund

Half of the nation’s newly insured consumers are using a fitness or wellness device and are enrolled in a wellness program at work – but very few are using wearables for clinical purposes. The latest HealthMine survey...

Doctors Struggle to Find Value in Telehealth

by Eric Wicklund

To Dr. Peter Weigel, the telephone may be the most important mHealth tool he uses. Too bad he’s not getting reimbursed for it. “All doctors use telehealth in some form with their patients just by getting on the phone and...

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