We are seeking out the latest developments around Telemedcine. How is telemedicine used to benefit patients and care givers? News from MDLIVE, PointNurse Express Scripts, Teladoc Health, and more.Read More
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 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.
By Dr. Lisa Ide – Today I want to talk about something that I as an individual, and we as a healthcare industry, think a lot about: social determinants of health. Let’s start by answering the basics: what are “social determinants of health”?
By Joel Barthelemy – Malcolm X said, “Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.” It’s sage advice that many clinicians might agree with. After all, a patient’s behaviors and choices today influence their well-being in the future.
By Joel Barthelemy – Today’s healthcare challenges are often framed in terms of patient struggles. From high deductible plans to provider shortages, many patients are frustrated by our current healthcare system.
By Lee Horner – Caregiving for a loved one can bring out positive and negative emotions. Feeling frustrated and angry with everyone, from the care recipient to the doctors, are common emotions, especially for those caring from a distance.
By Catherine Murphy – Measuring return on investment – whether that comes from realized cost savings, direct revenue or long-term revenue – is important when building a business case for virtual care.
By Lee Horner – Medication Therapy Management is a range of services provided to a patient in order to optimize therapeutic outcomes. MTM helps a patient get the most benefit from his/her medications while detecting and preventing costly medication problems.