Telehealth is the use of electronic information and telecommunications technologies to support and promote long-distance clinical health care, patient and professional health-related education, public health and health administration. This week’s Friday at Five recaps our month long concentration on telehealth.Read More
We are seeking out the latest developments around Telemedcine. How is telemedicine used to benefit patients and care givers? News from American Telemedicine Association, Kyruus, LexisNexis Risk Solutions, MediVisum, Rhinogram, SPH Analytics, Kareo and more.
Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at 2 pm ET/11 am PT Register Below to Reserve Your Virtual Seat The COVID-19 pandemic has brought industry-wide attention and…
American Telemedicine Association President, Joseph C. Kvedar, MD, testified before the full Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions on telehealth, urging policymakers to “take specific actions before the end of the public health emergency to make access to telehealth services permanent.”
Check out HealthcareNOW Radio’s telehealth infographic. It highlights the top benefits, types of services, mechanisms for delivery, how payment works, and how COVID-19 has increased the demand for telehealth.
By Nathaniel Arana – Physician Reimbursement and the Need for Independent Physician Groups to Assert Their Authority Against Payers. Years before COVID19, a physician I was speaking with asked me why insurance payers hardly ever cover Telehealth.
We are seeking out the latest developments around Telemedcine. How is telemedicine used to benefit patients and care givers? News from American Telemedicine Association, Zipnosis, Doctor.com, MediVisum, Amwell, FAIR Health, ROKiT, Vidyo, Inc., Cloudbreak Health, LLC, MDLIVE Inc., Rhinogram Telehealth and more.
By Art Gross – In mid-March, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights announced that they would use “enforcement discretion” in regard to HIPAA compliance with telehealth. And, the healthcare community gave out a collective sigh of relief.
By Matt Fisher – The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about numerous changes to the healthcare industry, most notably on the regulatory front. When the pandemic reached emergency levels in the mid-March time period, the order officially declaring….