Telemedicine

Telehealth use on rise for behavioral health

Telemedicine technology has been improving steadily over the past several years, and as the tech gets better, so does its reputation. Much of telemedicine’s appeal lies in accessibility. The lack of access to care through telemedicine negatively affects patient engagement and follow-through, according to new research from telehealth provider Teladoc. Treating mental health, in particular,

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Telemedicine Whats Old Is New Again

I live in Colorado. We love the outdoors here. Theres plenty of sun and thousands of activities from my personal favorite, golf, to mountain biking, skiing and hiking.With these activities comes the chance for injury. Injuries come in all shapes and sizes, but its those that fall between minor and major that can be addressed

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ATA18: Telemedicine Reaches an Inflection Point

As the virtual care evolves, consumer needs will drive industry changes, CEO Ann Mond Johnson says. Ann Mond Johnson believes telemedicine is reaching an inflection point.The newly appointed American Telemedicine Association CEO says that a combination of more solutions, an insufficient healthcare workforce and a care cost burden is pushing the industry in a direction

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Survey designed to measure patient satisfaction with telemedicine visits

With more practices offering telemedicine services, theres now a survey designed specifically to measure patient satisfaction with those encounters. Press Ganey, the country’s leading provider of patient satisfaction surveys, has just come out with new surveys to measure patients experience after a virtual visit at a medical practice, a sign that telemedicine is becoming mainstream.

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Change Healthcare, Doctor On Demand partner for telehealth lab tests

The lab testing process can now be managed within the virtual care app, with help from Change’s Intelligent Healthcare Network. Telehealth company Doctor On Demand is using the Intelligent Healthcare Network developed by Change Healthcare to offer patients more convenient and cost-effective access to laboratories for tests physicians order.Doctor On Demand’s new Orders and Results

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Millennials demand telehealth in a move away from traditional primary care model

Generational divides surface between millennials, Generation Xers and baby boomers in how they engage with healthcare providers. It is no secret that millennials are a driving force in society today, and a new survey shows that their demands and behaviors differ from baby boomer and Gen Xers, and could reshape the healthcare industry especially when

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