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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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Geisinger solves behavioral health access problem with telemedicine

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

" MARKETPLACE There are many vendors of telemedicine technology and services on the health IT market today. Benjamin C.

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To Truly Address Behavioral Health Worker Shortages, We Need Telemedicine

HIT Consultant

Through telemedicine. Telemedicine makes it easier for more patients in a wider geographical area to connect with skilled providers without the challenges of transportation, childcare, or taking excessive time off work. Kristi Sidel, Director of Behavioral Health, Avel eCare.

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Telemedicine boosts access, decreases inequities in Montana

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

There are many vendors of telemedicine technology and services on the health IT market today. Montana has unique challenges in providing healthcare to its widely dispersed population of just over 1 million people. THE PROBLEM.

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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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Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Launches Telemedicine Platform

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Today, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) announced it has collaborated with Accenture and Microsoft over the last 12 months to help develop and refine MSK Telemedicine. Patients receive a secure link to join MSK Telemedicine.

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Wisp Launches Telemedicine Abortion Care in California

HIT Consultant

Just as it’s done with its other services, Wisp designed its medical abortion telemedicine service with patients’ safety, convenience and discretion in mind. ” Health IT medication risk telehealth telemedicine

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The Contribution of Telemedicine in the Healthcare Industry

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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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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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Swiftarc Ventures Launches $75M Telemedicine Venture Fund

HIT Consultant

It forced an inflection point for the Telemedicine and Digital Health Industries, where 10 years’ worth of innovation was pushed forward in 4 months’ time. Digital Health Startups Telehealth telemedicine

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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. How can we use technology, and telemedicine in particular, to help solve the dilemma of health equity?

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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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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. There are many vendors of telemedicine technology and services on the health IT market today.

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

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Technology has became culturally accepted as an integral part of the patient experience as telemedicine gained popularity. You have identified three trends in telemedicine for 2023. And the third 2023 trend you suggest is that telemedicine is more than just a check-up.

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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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'A quiet suffering': Primary care struggles with COVID-19 strain, telemedicine rollbacks

Health Care Dive

Despite broad bipartisan support for telehealth in Washington, the return of restrictions — even nominal ones — threaten the viability of virtual services offered by cash-strapped primary care offices, a new survey finds

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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.

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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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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.

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The key relationship between health equity and telemedicine

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

We interviewed her to talk about why she believes this is so, the relationship between telehealth and health equity, and how a hybrid future for telemedicine is important. Health inequity is the result of the behavior of people. It is not the result of anything natural.

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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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Telemedicine: What Slows Down the Healthcare of the Future

HIT Consultant

Yet, many barriers are hampering telemedicine’s success. This article explores the challenges of telemedicine and examines solutions to resolve current issues. Main Obstacles the Telemedicine is Facing Today. Pandemic allowed those who were hesitant to try out telemedicine.

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Cornell Scott-Hill makes big strides with specialist telemedicine

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

"Telemedicine technology provides a viable and valuable option on both a scheduled basis as well as when patients do not show up for their scheduled in-person appointments," he continued. 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. Telemedicine provided an opportunity for more frequent touchpoints and easier access to care than ever before. What is your part in the process of telemedicine?

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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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An inside look at a national, bilingual telemedicine service

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

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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Covid Clinic Expands Its Services to Offer Treatment Options, Telemedicine Consultations & Prescription Access

HIT Consultant

– In partnership with Driven Care, patients will now be able to easily access treatment options, including antiviral prescription services and consultations, through its newly launched telemedicine services. Digital Health Life Sciences Coronavirus (COVID-19) telemedicine

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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. NETCCN and its partners, including Avel eCare, worked quickly to connect remote community hospitals with skilled critical care clinicians using telemedicine technology.

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

HIT Consultant

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. The current state of telemedicine and its limitations.

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How telemedicine and digital therapeutics can improve orthopedic care and PT

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Minority and lower-income populations are less likely to have orthopedic surgery – and more likely to experience poor outcomes when they do.

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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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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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Vital Start Health Launches Virtual Reality-Enabled Telemedicine Platform for Maternal Mental Health

HIT Consultant

Digital Health Telehealth cloud health insurance Health Systems Mental Health Microsoft Partners Patient Monitoring remote patient monitoring telehealth telemedicine Virtual Reality Vital

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

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

"In a matter of weeks, Geisinger went from 20 specialties to more than 70 specialties and from about 200 providers to more than 2,000 providers using telemedicine to see patients in their homes, neighborhood clinics or local hospitals," he continued.

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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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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. But recently, video has exploded into the […].

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Telemedicine Abortion? It's Not as Easy as It Sounds

The Rand Blog

Policymakers and clinics could take steps to make telemedicine better understood, easier to use, and more equitable The Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade has providers and health advocates strategizing about how to provide more abortions where it is still legal.

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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. Stevens offers five bits of telemedicine advice for her peers: "Integration is key.

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

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

He discussed why doctors should work to mitigate long patient wait times through prescheduling tools, the negative impact of long wait times and how they impede care, telemedicine's impact on in-person visits, and the future of the waiting room.

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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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HHS OIG Provides Clarity on Telemedicine Arrangements

Holland & Knight

Rosalyn R. Broad, Nathaniel Adam Gardner