Tag Archives: telemedicine

New Study: Telehealth Skyrocketed, but Not Evenly

Sick man uses telehealth via laptop to talk to doctor.

A new study by Health Affairs shows the degree to which telehealth skyrocketed during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, this rise was not even across specialties or patient demographics. What groups are left out — and how is the industry shifting to include them?

CMS Finalizes Policies to Expand Care Options and Settings

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced policy changes to expand at-home care, outpatient procedures, and telehealth. How might these new guidelines help hospitals facing a surge of patients due to the COVID-19 pandemic?

COVID-19 Drives Patient Consumerism

Studies show that consumers demand high-quality online experiences from their physician’s virtual health technology, and additional access points to in-person visits, but healthcare organizations are falling short. What basic additions should physicians incorporate in their practices?

Deploying Telehealth to Improve Care Management

Telehealth has been a necessity throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, and additional remote technology can support a variety of care needs. Mark Foulke, EVP of Transformational Value-Based Care, discusses the future of care management with robust telehealth technology.

Report: Trump Administration Moves to Make Telehealth Expansion Permanent

President Trump signed an Executive Order ensuring the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will continue to cover Medicare’s telehealth expansion. Additionally, CMS has proposed to make telehealth visits a permanent feature in the Medicare program. What can Medicare providers expect to see going forward?

Report: Physicians Can Expect Future Growth in the Telehealth Behavioral Healthcare Market

The COVID-19 pandemic has increased demand for digital behavioral health care to increase accessibility and help reduce the costs of traveling to the doctor’s office. See how this market is expected to grow during and after COVID-19.

Report: COVID-19 Apps May Not Protect Patient Data

Woman holding phone, wearing face covering and social distancing to prevent COVID-19 spread

As tech companies develop digital tools to slow the spread of COVID-19, a recent report raises concerns about whether these apps protect patient data. What are the main concerns? How are industry and federal lawmakers working to protect users?

How Women’s Health Providers Can Thrive in Value-Based Care by Enhancing the Patient Experience

Female Doctor Consulting Female Patient

How can women’s health providers enhance the patient experience and — in the process — advance value-based care?

What COVID-19 Can Teach Us About Telehealth

Telehealth is a great tool that providers can use to increase revenue during the COVID-19 pandemic. Graham Galka, Senior Vice President of Strategy & Innovation at Privia Health, explores the three key factors providers must consider before adding telehealth to their practice.

The Rundown | Week of 12.10.2018

Can flu shots decrease one’s risk of heart failure? What information do patients withhold from their provider? How are the VA and Walmart partnering to advance telehealth? Find the answers to these questions and more in The Rundown, our weekly digest of healthcare’s most important issues!



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