By Rebecca Hafner-Fogarty MD & Jon Pearce – Recently, Mobihealthnews published a piece providing one perspective on the legislative barriers for telemedicine. We were interested to see where the discussion would go, particularly considering Zipnosis’ significant role in supportingRead More
By Rebecca Hafner-Fogarty, MD – Virtual care holds enormous potential to transform the healthcare landscape. Since you are here, you most likely agree that virtual care (and telemedicine) can be of great benefit for patients, providers, and health systems.
By Rebecca Hafner-Fogarty, MD – Recently an opinion piece in JAMA came to my attention. In it, Drs. Nochomovitz and Sharma called for a new medical specialty to be recognized: the medical virtualist.
By Jon Pearce – In a 3-2 vote December 14th, the FCC decided to overturn its rules around net neutrality. But, what does this deregulation mean for virtual care? While no one can truly know the future, some very real concerns have been raised about the impact of internet deregulation on virtual care.
By Rebecca Hafner-Fogarty MD – Healthcare regulation: It’s a challenging, complex, and fascinating thing. And it becomes even more so when new technologies like virtual care are added to the equation.
By Jon Pearce – When people ask me my Big Hairy Audacious Goal (BHAG) for Zipnosis, I reply: “To make the transactional cost of healthcare $0.00.” The looks I get range from quizzical to quizzical and concerned. After all, people are used to the current payment model.
By Jon Pearce – More and more, health systems are looking to telemedicine and virtual care technology to improve access by connecting patients with clinicians. It’s no secret that providing care online is critical to remaining competitive and meeting patient demand.
By Jon Pearce – So, there was this election last November. You might remember it or you might be trying to forget, but either way a new president was sworn in January 20th.