Responding to Americans’ growing reluctance to share health data and unresolved tension over eroding personal privacy, the American Medical Association issued new privacy principles supporting an individual’s right to control, access, and delete personal data collected about them.Read More
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.
By Dean Smith MD – Lately we’ve talked a lot about patient enthusiasm for telemedicine. A new Deloitte report supports that finding, with 57 percent of respondents reporting an interest in telemedicine and virtual health tools.
By Shane Sullivan – While most people associate telehealth services with clinical settings, telemedicine is revolutionizing an unexpected environment these days: schools. The post 7…
Telemedicine is increasingly playing a bigger part in virtual care delivery, driven by both sides of the care equation: providers are looking for ways to…
By Joel Barthelemy – Why aren’t more providers offering telehealth services? We know that virtual care is more clinically advanced than ever, with the right platforms empowering providers to deliver secure, evidence-based medicine.
For the last several years now we’ve been hosting a virtual panel discussion on various topics about once a quarter. We’ve tacked Interoperability, value-based care, meaningful use (back in the day) and cybersecurity. On October 1st we turn our attention to telemedicine.
This week’s Friday Five identifies five benefits to pediatric telemedicine from Gigi Sorenson, RN, MSN Chief Clinical Officer, Vice President of Operations at GlobalMed. The…
By Joel Barthelemy – Sooner or later, ROI comes up in every telemedicine conversation. Some providers have begun to realize that virtual health can drive revenue and reimbursement.