Telemedicine

Trumps Proposed Medicaid Cuts To Worsen Chasm In Care Access Telehealth Can Bridge The Gap

While health policy decisions seem to be routinely made at the federal level without regard to their impact on patient care or population health, payers and providers dont have that luxury.Underscoring that point, the proposed $800+ million federal budgets cuts to Medicaid from the House and a similar proposal from the Senate would cut Medicaid

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CIO shares keys to a successful telehealth program

Challenges tied to fostering innovation, breaking down department silos and EHR logjams have to be overcome, Sue Shade tells at this weeks Pop Health Forum.CHICAGO Telehealth projects look different depending on the healthcare organizations putting the technology to work and the goals they’re hoping to achieve, said Sue Schade, former CHIME-HIMSS CIO of the Year

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Build A Case For Telehealth By Showing Patient Demand Quality Care And Better Pay

The telehealth technology adoption rate has been gradual among healthcare organizations, increasingly only about 3.5 percent per year from 2014 to 2016. Patients, however, seem to be rapidly embracing telehealth services. One study tracking Medicare patients from 2004 to 2014 shows a 45 percent increase in usage each year, although with some wide variation between

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The Modern EHR is Mobile: 5 Ways Mobile is Driving Adoption & Meaningful Use

Modern healthcare is rapidly changing, and it’s evident in the lives of patients, support staff and doctors. Technology is working its way into every process, from referral management to booking appointments and billing. According to an article by MedCity.com, primary care physicians spend half their day attending to tasks related to electronic health records (EHR).

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Transforming Diabetes Care Through Telemedicine

Diabetes remains one of healthcare’s most pressing issues. The World Health Organization places it in the top four noncommunicable diseases requiring priority attention, and current trends and statistics are not encouraging.For instance, the Centers for Disease Control and Preventions newly released 2017 National Diabetes Statistics Report reveals that nearly 10 percent of Americans suffer from

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