Featured Telehealth Articles
The Telehealth Spirit Is Willing, But The Broadband Is Weak
In his recent column, Telehealth Is Here To Stay, Dan Trott lists a number of happenings that herald a tipping point in telehealth adoption: improved access, reduced costs, improved quality of care. He mentions telestroke apps as being popular in the telehealth world because it reduces the critical time-to-treatment.
5 Health IT Trends To Watch For In 2018
More of the same and plenty of the new are on tap for health IT in 2018. Here are five trends to watch as the year unfolds.
Telehealth Is Here To Stay
With more than 70 percent of healthcare organizations offering some form of telemedicine solution or service, we can now draw the line in the sand — telehealth has become a widely-accepted form of care delivery in the United States. As a result, we’re seeing some interesting follow-on trends, challenges and innovation developments that have broader implications to the healthcare industry.
- How Telehealth Is Bridging The Mental Health Resources Gap 11/27/2017
How To Maximize Chronic Care Management Successes
The product of a 2015 CMS rule, Chronic Care Management enables physicians to capture $42 per Medicare patient, per month, for providing at least 20 minutes of non-face-to-face care management such as coordinating care with other providers. In many cases, CCM enables physicians to be paid for services they’re currently providing for free. The capabilities required to provide the full CCM scope of service can also improve performance in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS).
Trump’s Proposed Medicaid Cuts To Worsen Chasm In Care Access: Telehealth Can Bridge The Gap
While health policy decisions seem to be routinely made at the federal level without regard to their impact on patient care or population health, payers and providers don’t have that luxury. By Kathleen Myers, MD, FACEP, and CMIO, AristaMD
Build A Case For Telehealth By Showing Patient Demand, Quality Care, And Better Pay
The telehealth technology adoption rate has been gradual among healthcare organizations, increasingly only about 3.5 percent per year from 2014 to 2016. By Gary Sibley, vice president at Brother
Telepsychiatry: Advancing Connected Community Models
The concept of “connected community” holds great potential for elevating and improving behavioral health outcomes for all patients. By Dr. James Varrell
Public Enemy Number 1: Transforming Diabetes Care Through Telemedicine
Diabetes remains one of healthcare's most pressing issues. The World Health Organization places it in the top four noncommunicable diseases requiring priority attention, and current trends and statistics are not encouraging. By Dustyn Williams, MD, co-founder/chief medical officer, DoseDr
The Road To Mainstream Consumer Adoption Of Telehealth
Making healthcare more affordable and accessible is an important mission for our nation, and for all of those who are personally invested in helping change lives. To get there, we must help educate others about, and evolve different attitudes toward, healthcare. By Arif Razvi, co-founder and president, Alvin Healthcare