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Telehealth

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....

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...

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...

Remote Patient Monitoring Tools May Improve Dialysis Care

by Vera Gruessner

Remote patient monitoring is an important and strategic movement in the healthcare field, as it allows physicians to keep track of patients’ vital signs while they are residing at home and prevent more serious health risks by observing...

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...

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...

Critical Steps for Strengthening Mobile Device Security

by Vera Gruessner

The mobile health field has a variety of challenges that consumers need to take into consideration when utilizing apps and tools. In particular, mobile device security must be taken into account when adopting new technologies. The Office of the...

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...

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...

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