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How to make telemedicine work for visually impaired patients

Fierce Healthcare

How to make telemedicine work for visually impaired patients. fdiamond. Wed, 09/07/2022 - 15:01

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The Contribution of Telemedicine in the Healthcare Industry

p3care

Telemedicine and Its Benefits. Telemedicine offers patients and physicians many benefits at a meager cost and accessible ways to access quality healthcare services. 2021 – The Peak in Telemedicine Usage. The Year 2022 Is Going to Affect Telemedicine; Let’s See How!

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Three 2023 telemedicine trends that advance the 'new normal' in healthcare

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

This past year may very well have been the year the "new normal" was sealed for healthcare – one that includes a lot more telehealth, remote monitoring and other virtual care than ever before. You have identified three trends in telemedicine for 2023.

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Geisinger solves behavioral health access problem with telemedicine

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Gonzales, operations manager II, virtual care, at Geisinger, said the prominent health system has faced a problem that is the biggest problem in behavioral healthcare: access. " MARKETPLACE There are many vendors of telemedicine technology and services on the health IT market today.

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Innovative Ways to Improve Your Patients’ Digital Experience

Speaker: Prof. Dina Ziadlou, Ph.D., Professor at School of Health Science at Colorado Technical University, USA, Executive Board Member & Chair of Digital Transformation Leadership at International Society for Telemedicine and e-Health, Switzerland

As our healthcare ecosystem is a patient-centric system toward achieving quality care domains, it is essential to reshape our client empowerment and engagement strategies based on digital transformation to maximize the effectiveness of healthcare outcomes.

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15 Healthcare Marketing Strategies to Attract Today’s Healthcare Consumer

Healthcare Success

Healthcare consumerism has drastically changed the way healthcare professionals need to market and deliver their services. Today’s consumers expect a healthcare experience as innovative and digitally advanced as any other industry. Planning Your Healthcare Marketing Strategies.

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Telemedicine boosts access, decreases inequities in Montana

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Montana has unique challenges in providing healthcare to its widely dispersed population of just over 1 million people. The cost of travel and long distances between healthcare providers and patients are commonly cited reasons for patients to delay or avoid medical care.

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Wisp Launches Telemedicine Abortion Care in California

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Wisp , a sexual and reproductive telehealth provider, today introduced its first medical abortion service in an effort to increase access to affordable, safe and convenient healthcare. ” Health IT medication risk telehealth telemedicine

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From Pandemic to Endemic, What Is Next for Telemedicine as COVID Evolves?

Fierce Healthcare

From Pandemic to Endemic, What Is Next for Telemedicine as COVID Evolves? Thu, 02/10/2022 - 09:47

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Health Equity + Telemedicine

Healthcare Leadership

This week on HCLDR we welcome two very special guest hosts: Stacy Hurt @stacy_hurt and Andrew Watson, MD @arwmd They will be leading us in a discussion on health equity + telemedicine. Our entire healthcare system from home to hospital and clinic to caregiver is digitally driven.

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Telemedicine reached disadvantaged communities during pandemic, study finds

Healthcare Dive

The results surprised Johns Hopkins University researchers, who said it contrasted with earlier findings showing an inverse link between socioeconomic status and use of telemedicine in the pandemic

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19 Massive Telehealth Learnings After 4,000,000 Visits in 2021

Speaker: Matt McBride, CEO and Co-Founder of Mend

Join Matt McBride, CEO of Mend, for an engaging discussion of the current state of Telehealth and patient engagement, including how your organization can streamline workflows to improve patient care.

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Swiftarc Ventures Launches $75M Telemedicine Venture Fund

HIT Consultant

– The telehealth fund is aimed at harnessing breakthrough innovation opportunities currently emerging from key legislative changes in healthcare delivery within the United States and globally. The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated everything in healthcare.

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Franciscan Health expands its Epic-linked telemedicine offerings

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Prior to 2020, Franciscan Health, a health system based in Mishawaka, Indiana, conducted few telemedicine visits throughout the organization. The state of emergency and stay-at-home orders introduced the need to keep at-risk patients out of healthcare facilities and at home whenever possible.

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Telemedicine: What Slows Down the Healthcare of the Future

HIT Consultant

The implementation of remote healthcare — telehealth services — reformed medicine. With the skyrocketing investment in virtual care, new legal regulations that expand the possibilities of remote healthcare, the telehealth industry is predicted to expand from $3 billion to $250 billion.

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Antidote Health debuts telemedicine-based mental health clinic

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The telemedicine company contends this approach is twice as effective as traditional care. " Antidote Health said its telemedicine healthcare services are priced lower than many insurance copayments and deductibles. Healthcare IT News is a HIMSS Media publication.

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Leveraging Telemedicine as a Workforce Multiplier for Clinicians

HIT Consultant

COVID has shown us that telemedicine is effective and easy to use. With providers and clinicians under increasing strain from staffing gaps and other issues, telemedicine is a valuable solution. Doug Duskin, CEO, Avel eCare.

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The key relationship between health equity and telemedicine

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Trying to correct health inequity is part of the job for Toni Land, head of clinical healthcare experience at Medallia, a patient and customer experience management company. Why do you believe prioritizing health equity is the key to the future of healthcare after the pandemic ends?

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Improving rural care and health equity with telemedicine

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Which is why we sat down with Shayan Vyas, senior vice president and medical director of hospital and health system at Teladoc Health – to glean his expertise on telemedicine and rural care, both the benefits and the challenges. Healthcare IT News is a HIMSS Media publication.

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Why the “Great Resignation” is Driving Physicians to Explore Opportunities in Telemedicine

Fierce Healthcare

Why the “Great Resignation” is Driving Physicians to Explore Opportunities in Telemedicine. Mon, 03/14/2022 - 11:03

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The future of telemedicine: purpose-built, integrated platforms

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Propelled into mainstream use by the COVID-19 pandemic, telemedicine is becoming standard practice for many healthcare providers. While telemedicine has undoubtedly come a long way, it still has significant limitations. Purpose-built telemedicine platforms.

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At Children's Mercy, telemedicine boosts access to highly sought-after subspecialists

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

"Supportive leadership and persistent visionaries decided telemedicine was the solution to this continuously growing problem of too few specialists and pediatric patients with complex healthcare needs scattered and isolated all over rural Kansas and Missouri," she added.

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Cornell Scott-Hill makes big strides with specialist telemedicine

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

As a significant provider of behavioral healthcare, Cornell Scott-Hill has patients with fears or anxieties related to leaving their homes, driving, or going to healthcare facilities. Telemedicine technology has provided significantly more access to care, and in many ways.

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One daughter's story of how telemedicine helped her addicted father

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

As it happens, Erica works in telemedicine, as a clinical operations specialist at VirtualMed Staff. Healthcare IT News sat down with Erica to talk about her personal and professional experiences with telehealth, and how virtual care can improve patient outcomes.

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An inside look at a national, bilingual telemedicine service

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

His goal is to help remove language as a barrier for access to healthcare for the 53 million U.S. Healthcare IT News sat down with Chirichigno to get an inside look at how a national telemedicine platform works, and why bilingual service is so important to the company.

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How telemedicine and digital therapeutics can improve orthopedic care and PT

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Healthcare IT News interviewed physical therapist Bronwyn Spira, founder and CEO of Force Therapeutics, to discuss the challenges and opportunities surrounding this area of virtual care. Healthcare IT News is a HIMSS Media publication.

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Coping with Crises: Using Telemedicine to Deliver Effective Virtual Critical Care

HIT Consultant

The COVID-19 pandemic has proven that telemedicine is essential for keeping the healthcare system running during a crisis. Creating “virtual critical care wards” with telemedicine tools. Supporting overworked healthcare providers.

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Why Telemedicine Isn’t A Temporary Fix — It’s The Future

HIT Consultant

A similar trend is playing out in healthcare. But with new COVID variants continuing to emerge, not to mention the convenience virtual care offers, it’s becoming increasingly clear telemedicine wasn’t a “temporary fix” — it’s here to stay. That said, telemedicine is still nascent.

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Telemedicine Platform Offers Outpatient COVID-19 Treatment

HIT Consultant

Following the FDA ruling to authorize the emergency use of PAXLOVIDTM, Alpha providers are now able to prescribe COVID-19 treatment when appropriate, to a patient’s local pharmacy through their asynchronous telemedicine platform. Telehealth telemedicine Virtual Primary Care

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How the hybrid future of telemedicine may play out

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Today, the healthcare industry has started to reach a consensus that the future of telemedicine will be a hybrid of virtual and in-person care. Healthcare IT News interviewed Kristin to get her expertise on the subject of the future of telemedicine and hybrid care.

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Does telemedicine result in duplicative care? Depends on the patient, study suggests

Healthcare Dive

Whether or not telehealth visits result in duplicative care — a hot topic on the Hill as Congress debates future telemedicine regulation — could depend on if users have acute or chronic conditions, according to new research

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Geisinger's telemedicine program shoots from 20 specialties to more than 70

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Pennsylvania's Geisinger health system faces several challenges common to the healthcare industry, such as improving access to care, recruiting and retaining providers, and scaling technologies for rapid deployment across multiple campuses and dozens of medical specialties.

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Four ways to overcome telemedicine hesitation

CiscoHealth

Healthcare american telemedicine association ATA collaboration Digital transformation healthcare mobility patients providers technology telehealth telemedicine videoIt’s 2017 and we’re still waiting for the flying car (well, one we can afford). However, one futuristic vision is not only here – it’s become a way of life. I’m talking about video communication. Sure, applications like Skype and FaceTime have been popular for a while.

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11 Marketing Strategies that Support Personalized Healthcare

Healthcare Success

More companies are making high-quality healthcare easier to access and more affordable by embracing data and technology. While healthcare has historically been among the slowest to accept new technologies, the pandemic has sped adoption. What is personalized healthcare (PHC)?

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Telemedicine-Supported Medication-Assisted Treatment Should Remain Available After Pandemic

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – A staggering 100% of patients believe that telemedicine-supported Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) should remain available even after the pandemic comes to an end, according to new findings from a survey conducted by Bicycle Health.

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The future of the waiting room, and how telemedicine and mobile health could change it

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Healthcare IT News interviewed Berg to gain some of his telehealth and mobile health expertise. Let's face it, healthcare in general has a negative brand perception. As for the future of telehealth, it's not just healthcare that's impacted.

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Henry Ford Health System gets ROI from employer-based telemedicine clinic

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

There are many vendors of telemedicine technology and services on the health IT market today. Healthcare IT News published a special report highlighting many of these vendors with detailed descriptions of their products. Healthcare IT News is a HIMSS Media publication.

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As travel time to abortion clinics skyrockets post-Dobbs, patients turn to telemedicine for abortion pills

Healthcare Dive

Orders for abortion pills to telemedicine nonprofit Aid Access have increased in states that have restricted the procedure, according to a research letter, with states with total or near-total bans on abortion seeing the biggest surges

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As cross-state telemedicine waivers expire, virtual care advocates focus on long-term policy changes

Healthcare Dive

There’s a complication: No one solution to the U.S.’ ’ patchy physician licensing infrastructure has universal buy-in

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Trust in Healthcare

Healthcare Leadership

Now in 2023, more than ever, we think about trust in healthcare – the system and the medical profession are rooted in experience, connections, and perception. Different segments of society have varying levels of trust based on socio-economic status, race, and level of interaction with the healthcare system, to name a few. Trust in healthcare is declining. Some further impacts found from decreased trust in healthcare: Patients less likely to follow treatment plans.

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Like it, love it, gotta have it? A health economist on different attitudes toward telemedicine

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

"When you put the payers together, about 15% of Americans used telehealth during the peak of the pandemic," said Jain in a recent interview with Healthcare IT News. And of the typical healthcare user profiles , she said, only a few have a propensity to use virtual care.

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Confidence in Science/Healthcare

Healthcare Leadership

Confidence in healthcare and science – the system and the medical profession is rooted in experience, connections, and perception. Confidence in healthcare has been declining and, most concerningly, has accelerated during the current COVID-19 era. Blog post by Joe Babaian.

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OIG Warns Physicians About Entering into Arrangements with Telemedicine Companies

Healthcare Law Blog

Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued a Special Fraud Alert warning physicians and other practitioners to exercise caution when entering into telemedicine arrangements that have certain suspect characteristics. On July 20, 2022, the U.S.