Telemedicine

Survey: Telehealth adoption, interest increased 340% among physicians since 2015

The American Well-backed poll of 800 doctors found increased interest among medical specialities often affected by burnout. Adoption and interest in telehealth technology for patient consultations has increased substantially over the past few years, according to a new physician survey released by telehealth provider American Well.The survey, which was conducted by M3 Global Research, polled

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Is Physician Adoption of Telehealth At an Inflection Point?

A survey of 800 U.S. physicians reveals that physician adoption of telehealth has increased significantly, though for most specialties, barriers to adoption do still exist.The survey, from telehealth company American Well, found that physician telehealth adoption is at an inflection point. This shift in readiness is driven by physicians’ desire to improve patient access to

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Telehealth is past the ‘tipping point’ how’s it doing with interoperability?

A new survey from the American Telemedicine Association assesses the current state of data exchange standards for remote care and offers best practices for health systems looking to capitalize on its potential. As the American Telemedicine Association annual conference kicks off in New Orleans this week, the organization has published a white paper focused on

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Trump administration finalizes Medicare Advantage telehealth benefit policy

Medicare Advantage (MA) plans will be able to add additional telehealth benefits starting in plan year 2020 under a final ruleannounced by the Trump Administration on Friday afternoon. Under the new policy, patients on MA planswould be able to have the option to receivehealth care services from places like their homes, rather than requiring them

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Maryland Proposes New Telehealth Psychology and Therapy Rules

Two Maryland licensing boards the Board of Examiners of Psychologist and the Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists issued a pair of proposed rules setting forth practice standards for mental health services delivered via telehealth technologies. The Boards previously did not have specific practice standards or rules unique to telehealth. Once finalized, psychologists, counselors, and

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