Telehealth

New Telehealth Programs Look to Promote Integrated Care Management

2019-03-03T13:57:57-04:00

By Eric Wicklund, mHealth Intelligence | February 27, 2019 While direct-to-consumer telehealth is still going strong, health plans and businesses are starting to look for connected care platforms that can address all of an employee's healthcare needs - including primary care. Health plans are moving past telehealth platforms that simply [...]

New Telehealth Programs Look to Promote Integrated Care Management2019-03-03T13:57:57-04:00

A New Front Line for Pediatric Care? Why Digital Health Startups are Going Back to School

2019-02-24T16:44:52-04:00

By Kevin Truong, MedCity News | February 24, 2019 Companies, health plans and providers are increasingly looking at delivering care at schools, where children spend most of their waking hours. There isn’t a hospital, a medical clinic or even a decent grocery store nearby Robla School District in Northern Sacramento. [...]

A New Front Line for Pediatric Care? Why Digital Health Startups are Going Back to School2019-02-24T16:44:52-04:00

Could Telehealth Give Struggling Rural Hospitals a Path to Stability?

2019-02-24T14:17:47-04:00

By Eric Wicklund, mHealth Intelligence | February 21, 2019 A Navigant analysis finds that one-fifth of the nation's rural hospitals are struggling to stay open. Telehealth could give these hospitals an opportunity to redefine care and put them back on solid footing. New research shows that rural hospitals are struggling [...]

Could Telehealth Give Struggling Rural Hospitals a Path to Stability?2019-02-24T14:17:47-04:00

VA Hits Telemedicine Milestone With 1 Million Video Visits in ‘18

2019-02-13T08:25:50-04:00

By Eric Wicklund, mHealth Intelligence | February 8, 2019 Veterans accessed healthcare through a video-based telemedicine platform more than 1 million times in FY 2018, according to the VA. That's just half of all the telehealth encounters reported for the year. The Department of Veterans’ Affairs has reported reaching a [...]

VA Hits Telemedicine Milestone With 1 Million Video Visits in ‘182019-02-13T08:25:50-04:00

AHA Says Telehealth Expansion Can Help Struggling Rural Hospitals

2019-02-08T10:45:01-04:00

By Eric Wicklund, mHealth Intelligence | February 6, 2019 The American Hospital Association is calling on the federal government to boost telehealth and telemedicine opportunities – including better reimbursement, financial support for new technology and improved access to broadband – for the nation’s struggling rural hospitals. “Rural hospitals are not [...]

AHA Says Telehealth Expansion Can Help Struggling Rural Hospitals2019-02-08T10:45:01-04:00

HIMSS19 to Move the Conversation on Telehealth, RPM, Digital Health

2019-02-04T06:46:16-04:00

By Eric Wicklund, mHealth Intelligence | February 1, 2019 The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society's annual conference and exhibition, taking place Feb. 11-15 in Orlando, includes several sessions focusing on telehealth, digital health and remote patient monitoring. Telehealth and mHealth will play a part in many of the education [...]

HIMSS19 to Move the Conversation on Telehealth, RPM, Digital Health2019-02-04T06:46:16-04:00

ATA Panelists Discuss Challenges, Promise of Telehealth Interoperability

2019-01-27T12:31:41-04:00

By Eric Wicklund, mHealth Intelligence | January 25, 2019 Telehealth will only succeed in the US if it becomes interoperable. That was the main takeaway from an American Telemedicine Association webinar this week, the opening salvo in a long-term campaign by the organization to promote scalability and sustainability by getting [...]

ATA Panelists Discuss Challenges, Promise of Telehealth Interoperability2019-01-27T12:31:41-04:00

Survey Finds No Rhyme or Reason in Telehealth Rules for PTs, OTs

2019-01-27T12:37:02-04:00

By Eric Wicklund, mHealth Intelligence | January 23, 2018 A state-by-state analysis of telehealth and telemedicine laws and guidelines for physical and occupational therapists finds that few states are setting the same rules - or even using the same terminology. A new analysis of state telemedicine and telehealth guidelines for [...]

Survey Finds No Rhyme or Reason in Telehealth Rules for PTs, OTs2019-01-27T12:37:02-04:00

CMS Pushes Telehealth to Replace Some In-Person Visits in MA Plans

2019-01-20T21:51:03-04:00

By Eric Wicklund, mHealth Intelligence | January 28, 2018 CMS is updating its Value-Based Insurance Design model of care to allow telehealth to replace certain in-person medical visits in Medicare Advantage plans. Healthcare providers treating patients on Medicare Advantage plans may soon be able to use telehealth in place of [...]

CMS Pushes Telehealth to Replace Some In-Person Visits in MA Plans2019-01-20T21:51:03-04:00

AMA Survey Finds Medical Practices Are Slow to Embrace Telehealth

2019-01-15T10:42:36-04:00

By Eric Wicklund, mHealth Intelligence | January 14, 2019 The American Medical Association has found that physician practices aren't using telehealth or telemedicine in large numbers, often because they're having problems paying for the new technology. Telemedicine and telehealth may be the norm rather than the exception in hospitals and [...]

AMA Survey Finds Medical Practices Are Slow to Embrace Telehealth2019-01-15T10:42:36-04:00