Telemedicine

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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How Telehealth Can Improve Heart Disease Management

Remote monitoring and self-reporting help patients and providers extend chronic disease care to inside the home. The statistics around heart disease are heart-stopping, and theres little doubt that the care community would like to do more to help manage it. Often, however, it can be difficult to help patients manage heart disease appropriately, as much

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Telemedicine Market Analysis 2023

Global telemedicine market is projected to attain a size of $48.8 billion by 2023. This significant growth in the market is characterized by rising healthcare cost, increasing government funding and grants for telemedicine, increasing number of smart phone users and the surge in the prevalence of chronic and lifestyle diseases.

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