By Rahul Varshneya – In 2020, healthcare practices across the United States rapidly scaled their virtual offerings in order to make care more accessible during COVID-19. As a result, traffic volumes soared to unmatched levels, with practices seeing 50 to 175 times the number of patients with telehealth than before the outbreak.Read More
By Dr. Jonathan Yoder – We all know – many of us too well – that healthcare is notoriously slow to change. While some areas move faster than others when it comes to innovation, there are those that have remained quite stagnant, like primary care.
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.
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.