HHS announced unprecedented steps to expand Americans’ access to telehealth services during the COVID-19 outbreak. CMS expanded Medicare coverage for telehealth visits, the HHS Office for Civil Rights announced it will waive potential HIPAA penalties for good faith use of telehealth during the emergency.Read More
Digital Health & Telemedicine
By Irv H. Lichtenwald – It’s all about the patient. Well, unless that patient has been to particular hospitals for treatment and is having trouble paying the ensuing bills. Then it’s about the hospital and collections agents and wage garnishments and such.
The thought leaders in our community are good about sharing their thoughts on the issues of today. Here are the top read and shared guest posts of February that we think deserve sharing again.
By Shane Sullivan – If you’re a telemedicine advocate, you know it can transform rural healthcare. Virtual care is extending emergency services to South American villages unreachable by ambulance; it’s helping to stem the rising tide of communicable and chronic disease in Africa.
We are seeking out the latest developments around Telemedcine. How is telemedicine used to benefit patients and care givers? News from Premise Health, Beazley Group, Teladoc Health, Maven, MobileSmith Health, GlobalMed, Medici, Reliq Health Technologies and more.
By Erin Jospe MD – There is considerable grumbling about the stereotypical propensities of Millennials, which, just like most generational grumbling, is largely baseless. In particular, the caricature of Millennials as the technology-obsessed generation that prefers….
By Miriam Paramore – Help Bob Get His Meds: Expanding Digital Communication Pathways to Bring Greater Savings and Transparency to Patients. Visit OptimizeRx at booth 8300-29 at HIMSS20.
Adoption of digital health tools has grown significantly among all physicians since 2016 when the American Medical Association first benchmarked the integration of emerging health technology into clinical practice.
We are seeking out the latest developments around Telemedcine. How is telemedicine used to benefit patients and care givers? News from CirrusMD, Gyant, Biofourmis, Cleveland Clinic, MediOrbis, Virtrial, Wellin5, American Well, GlobalMed, MobileSmith Health, InTouch Health, SOC Telemed and more.