Telemedicine

Video visits drive new telehealth initiatives in 2018

As virtual care grows, integrated tools become a game-changer. Given the favorable regulatory changes, increasing reimbursement parity and technology breakthroughs over the last 24 months, many in healthcare are hailing 2018 as The Year of Telehealth. But Wendy Deibert, a 20-year veteran, bedside critical-care nurse who helped launch Mercy Healths 350-bed eICU program, is making

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Telemedicine innovation: Rural health system keeping more people alive at lower costs

Learn how Tift Regional Health System found a more effective way to connect primary care doctors and specialists. In 2005, Tift Regional Health System began exploring telemedicine as a way to connect its physicians and specialists with patients in the rural area surrounding its Tifton, Georgia, home base.At that time, telehealth technology largely consisted of

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How Will Medicare & Medicaid Handle Telemedicine?

Telemedicine is the wave of the future for health care. The use of technology for health concerns has risen in the past five years and is expected to grow 18.8% annually until 2025. Estimates project 7 million patients will use telemedicine services in 2018. Despite the significant growth, health maintenance organizations (HMOs) and government funding

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Global Telemedicine Market Set to Reach USD 38.00 Billion by 2022

Zion Market Research has published a new report titled “Telemedicine Market (Tele-Education, Tele-Training, Tele-Consultation, Tele-Monitoring, Tele-Care, and Tele-Surgery) for Neurology, Orthopedics, Cardiology, Dermatology, Emergency Care, Internal Medicine, Gynecology, and Other Applications: Global Industry Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis and Forecast, 2016 – 2022”. According to the report, the global telemedicine market was valued at approximately USD 18.20

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Would More Telehealth Bring New Privacy, Security Concerns?

As part of a sweeping plan to “modernize” Medicare, federal regulators are proposing to expand reimbursements for telehealth services. But what are the potential privacy and security concerns that healthcare providers need to address if they offer more telehealth services to patients?The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on Thursday issued a 1,473-page proposed rule

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