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Telehealth

78.5 Million Remote Monitoring Tools Users Predicted by 2020

by Vera Gruessner

One of the key strategies the healthcare industry is using in order to improve access to care is to adopt technologies capable of providing consultations and oversight regardless of where a patient is located. No longer does a patient need to...

Will ACP Telemedicine Implementation Guidelines Improve Care?

by Vera Gruessner

The use of telehealth technology has expanded greatly throughout the United States in recent years as a method for improving access to care among patients living in rural areas or those facing a doctor shortage. There are clearly significant...

New Texas Law Employs Telehealth Technology in Schools

by Vera Gruessner

As the telehealth field moves forward in improving patient access to healthcare services and lowering overall medical costs, many experts advise that telemedicine should be included in pediatric care. Previously, mHealthIntelligence.com reported...

Does Interstate Licensing Hurt the Telemedicine Market?

by Vera Gruessner

The telemedicine market is highly dependent on physicians having the necessary licenses to practice telehealth services in their individual states. As most states continue to revise current legislature on telehealth services and improve reimbursement...

Increase in Coverage Laws Advance Telehealth Market Space

by Vera Gruessner

The growth of the telehealth market space has been truly revolutionary due to the ongoing remote monitoring developments, new innovations, and increase in state policies expanding reimbursement and telemedicine services. Currently, there are...

Colorado Medical Board Releases Telehealth Systems Guidelines

by Vera Gruessner

The healthcare industry has aimed to meet a variety of federal and state regulations in order to improve medical care and patient health outcomes. These regulations include meaningful use requirements under the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive...

How Telehealth Technology Revolutionizes Diabetes Care

by Vera Gruessner

One chronic medical condition that continues to affect the patient population across the country, especially as obesity rates refuse to decline, is diabetes. The management of diabetes can be rather complex, but with the help of telehealth technology,...

CVS Boosts Care Coordination with Telehealth Technology

by Vera Gruessner

Healthcare providers from a variety of different specialties are incorporating telehealth technology as a way to boost patient care and lower medical costs across the country. Along with hospitals, clinics, and rehabilitation centers, pharmacies...

New Bill May Expand Telehealth to Underserved Populations

by Sara Heath

In recent months, discussions of telehealth and its availability among Medicare beneficiaries have been abuzz. Many organizations, such the American Hospital Association, feel that Medicare needs to expand its policies regarding telehealth so...

How mHealth Tools Advance Nationwide Telemedicine Adoption

by Vera Gruessner

As nationwide telemedicine adoption grows in scope and becomes more complex throughout the healthcare industry, medical organizations are holding forums to better inform providers on how to best utilize and expand telehealth services. For example,...

Challenges and Solutions of Adopting Telehealth Technologies

by Vera Gruessner

Ever since physicians began adopting telehealth technologies and incorporating video consultations in their medical practice, various hospital associations and societies began to appear in support of telemedicine services across rural locations...

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...

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