Telehealth Adoption

COVID-19: How public safety companies are assisting the frontline pandemic response | 9/11/2020

… on at-risk populations and care capacity risks. The Health Care business of LexisNexis Risk Solutions also added national telehealth trending insights to its COVID-19 Data Resource Center , revealing the exponential growth of telehealth adoption spurred by the COVID-19 pandemic. Granite Tactical Vehicles has changed its focus to help in the fight against COVID-19 by designing and building a “no contact” portable COVID-19 testing booth. The …

4 health tech companies that recently filed IPOs | Becker’s Hospital Review | 9/11/2020

4 health tech companies that recently filed IPOs Jackie Drees - Digital health deals and activities have seen a lot of traction recently in response to accelerated telehealth adoption and usage due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are four digital health companies that recently filed initial public offerings: 1. Amwell on Aug. 24 announced its IPO alongside a $100 million investment from Google Cloud. The telehealth company priced its offering …

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Telehealth Reimbursement Just for Value-Based Providers Post-COVID? | RevCycle Intelligence | 9/11/2020

… analysts suggested. To decide what telehealth coverage and reimbursement expansions would be on the list from general providers, CMS should consider access, cost, and quality, the analysts added. READ MORE: Medicare Reimbursement Rules Limit Telehealth Adoption Mental health services could be a good candidate for telehealth reimbursement expansions after the pandemic, they suggested, considering historical access issues. But telehealth reimbursement rates should not be on par with those used for …

Building resilient, connected and prepared health systems in the Nordics | Healthcare IT News | 9/9/2020

… 20,000 a day up to around 160,000, as well as a sharp increase in video-consultations, but the numbers fell equally quickly, says Max Herulf of the Swedish E-health Agency. The obstacles to telehealth adoption include legal and regulatory issues, reimbursement models, lack of structured data, regional organisation of healthcare in Sweden’s 21 regions. Also, he said some large IT procurements had been stopped as a result of the …

Georgia Governor Vetoes Telehealth Licensure Compact Bill for Specialists | mHealth Intelligence | 9/9/2020

… refuse to join (to wit, while half the country is included in the IMLC, the other half isn’t, and the number of states considering joining the compact has dropped off). Other ideas to spur telehealth adoption have surfaced as well. They include one license to practice medicine in every state, issued by the federal government and managed by each state, or a license that allows providers to use telehealth to …

Telehealth Needs Payer Support for Continued Growth | mHealth Intelligence | 9/8/2020

… growth at their organization. Twenty-two percent of respondents said support from private payers was the biggest challenge to telehealth’s growth. So nearly half of survey respondents saw reimbursement as the biggest barrier to telehealth adoption , implementation, and success. “Telehealth is here to stay,” one academic health system representative pointed out during qualitative follow-up. “But prior to COVID, telehealth was here. Many insurances just didn’t cover it. This has …

SmileDirectClub, Meredith’s Foundry 360 launch telehealth education platform | 9/7/2020

Print Hoping to take advantage of a potential COVID-era boom in telehealth adoption and enthusiasm, SmileDirectClub has partnered with Meredith’s Foundry 360 content studio to launch Telehealth Explained . The largely unbranded platform, which went live today, offers a wealth of information about a healthcare delivery option that remains something of a mystery to many would-be users. According to research conducted by J.D. Power between March 15 and May …

Capitalizing on Telehealth’s Potential | 9/4/2020

Home Insights Industries Healthcare Capitalizing on Telehealth’s Potential Capitalizing on Telehealth’s Potential September 2020 Download PDF Version Telehealth adoption has increased more than 4,500% in the last year, predominately due to the crucial role it has played in helping manage patient care during the COVID-19 pandemic. Following its U.S. emergence in March, federal and state governments, as well as private insurers, rushed to relax restrictions to provide widespread access …

Council Post: Our New Normal: The Rise In Telemedicine Adoption And Its Role After The Pandemic | Forbes | 9/2/2020

… and setting at the right time. From my position in the industry, I’ve seen firsthand how effective and convenient telemedicine can be for both patients and providers. The pandemic has spurred an increase in telehealth adoption that will likely continue even after things return to “normal.” Optimizing End-To-End Care Management Today, as we think about how care can be delivered in a contactless environment, many providers are coming …

Tyto Care Receives Australian TGA Approval for Its AI-Powered, On Demand Telehealth Solution | 9/1/2020

… solution by the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA). Tyto Care can now distribute its solution to health organizations and consumers across the country. Tyto Care’s TGA approval comes as the Australian Government has strengthened telehealth adoption , resulting in significant utilization increases: In the first month of the pandemic alone, care was delivered to more than three million Australian patients through telehealth reforms introduced by the government. Between March to June …

Physician viewpoint: The value of a physical exam in a socially distant world | Becker’s Hospital Review | 9/1/2020

The uptick in telehealth adoption , spurred by the COVID-19 pandemic, has many physicians questioning whether the physical patient examination is unnecessary in today’s healthcare landscape — but one primary care physician still finds value in these exams. In a perspective article for JAMA Internal Medicine , Paul Hyman, MD, grapples with the question: “What is a physical examination worth?” Today, physicians have so much information about their patients before they even …

How Payers Can Calm Member Fears, Push Virtual Care Adoption | HealthPayer Intelligence | 8/31/2020

… asked. “The Accenture 2020 digital health consumer research showed the rapid rise of digital health had stalled. Now, COVID-19 may serve to resume the growth.” READ MORE: How Employers Are Accelerating Virtual Care, Telehealth Adoption Early data certainly points toward a major surge in virtual and digital healthcare usage, Accenture noted. Even virtual wellness programs have experienced a leap in member engagement . Payers have commonly cited various reasons to …

Payer, Provider Value-Based Contract Targets 10% Lower Cost Trend | HealthPayer Intelligence | 8/31/2020

… by exchanging certain patient information. The pandemic also forced the greater adoption of telehealth and virtual care . Stakeholders across the industry are finding impetus during the coronavirus pandemic to accelerate their virtual care and telehealth adoption . Blue Cross and Allina intend to leverage this trend for their new value-based care model. Telehealth and virtual care serve value-based care initiatives by offering greater access to care in a range …

Definitive Healthcare Highlights Impact of COVID-19 in 2020 Healthcare Trends Survey | PRWeb | 8/28/2020

… care, which could result in serious health implications for patients. 3. Increased Telehealth Usage: Another trend collected a quarter, 23.2%, of the votes, with respondents predicting increased usage of telehealth technologies. Already this year, telehealth adoption has increased by 4,000% , with the greatest amount of growth in the Northeast. 4. Decline in Commercial Insurance Enrollment: As a result of rising unemployment rates, many Americans lost health insurance coverage through an …

Amwell, Teladoc race to expand virtual care platforms | 8/28/2020

Amwell, Teladoc race to expand virtual care platforms The pandemic gave telehealth vendors a foothold in care delivery. Now Amwell and Teladoc are making strategic moves to sustain usage. 28 Aug 2020 The pandemic has pushed telehealth adoption to new lengths, and Amwell and Teladoc Health Inc., two of the most… Enjoy this article as well as all of our content, including E-Guides, news, tips and more. Step 2 …

Top 6 Benefits of Cloud Computing for Healthcare | OutSystems | 8/28/2020

… the new norm, healthcare providers had to rethink the doctor-patient interactions, and trends that were previously slowly developing, like telehealth, have been sped up exponentially. According to a recent report by Frost & Sullivan’s , telehealth adoption has been accelerated by approximately two years due to the COVID-19 crisis. Moreover, the same report predicts that virtual visits market revenue will more than double for solution vendors in 2020 and nearly …

Hospital revenues, delayed elective surgeries top trends to watch over next year: survey | FierceHealthcare | 8/27/2020

… onto the insurance rolls.” Telehealth About 23% of those polled said increased use of telehealth technologies would be one of the most important drivers of change in the year ahead. Definitive Healthcare data show telehealth adoption increased by 4,545%, with the greatest amount of growth in the Northeast. “It has exploded. People did want to go to the doctor’s office, and they did change some of the regulations going into …

CMS Aids in Acceleration of Broader Telehealth Adoption | 8/27/2020

With the rapid use of telehealth resulting from the pandemic, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a new toolkit to help the Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Programs (CHIP) accelerate their adoption of telehealth coverage during this time. The toolkit is designed to walk states through identifying policies that they will need to address to facilitate virtual health services as well as what issues or obstacles they should …

Telehealth Stocks: How to Invest In the Future of Digital Medicine | U.S. News & World Report | 8/26/2020

… According to McKinsey, 46% of U.S. consumers as of an April 27 survey were using telehealth to replace canceled health care visits. That’s up from 11% in 2019. The consultancy said the acceleration of telehealth adoption and its extension beyond virtual urgent care could mean up to $250 billion of current U.S. health care spending will be virtualized. For investors who are interested in profiting as health care and digital …

Is telehealth for heart care here to stay? 5 cardiology leaders weigh in | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/26/2020

Five cardiologists and service line leaders discuss telehealth and how it has affected care delivery in cardiology. Editor’s note: Responses have been edited for clarity and length and are presented alphabetically. Question: How has the uptick in telehealth adoption affected care delivery in cardiology? Will these trends last beyond the pandemic? Eric Adler, MD, cardiologist and director of cardiac transplant and mechanical circulatory support at UC San Diego Health The …

The Future Is Now: “AI Powered Cybersecurity” With Jonathan Langer of Medigate | by Fotis Georgiadis | Authority Magazine | Aug, 2020 | Medium | 8/25/2020

… connected medical equipment will potentially triple over the next few years, so it’s imperative that there are solutions designed to help hospitals align with this movement. Also, it’s been speculated that the pandemic accelerated telehealth adoption by a full decade, so there’s now a real need to protect these touchpoints and devices– especially as patient-doctor care becomes more remote and virtual. Solutions like Medigate will be essential to protecting …

Livongo and Teladoc merger: a catalyst for accelerating healthcare’s digital transformation | CIO | 8/24/2020

… I published in this column just before the announcement of what is now commonly referred to as the “Teladongo” deal (that awful portmanteau), I point out that several structural issues must be overcome before telehealth adoption can be more widespread. The initial scramble to activate and operate a predominantly virtual care model in the immediate wake of the pandemic must give way to an assessment of the transformation efforts required …

Many children respond better to therapists on a telehealth screen than face to face | Healthcare IT News | 8/21/2020

… have been able to keep its doors open, and a lot of clients would not have gotten the care they needed, she added. ADVICE FOR OTHERS “Daily support calls were critical to our successful telehealth adoption ,” Veach advised. “These calls addressed questions, triaged technical challenges and served as a platform for providers to share lessons learned from their telehealth sessions. By the fourth session, attendance dropped significantly as providers felt …

Johnson & Johnson participated in a $47 million funding round for telehealth startup Thirty Madison | 8/21/2020

… and receive ongoing care from health portals. A small number of telehealth vendors have emerged as leaders amid the pandemic — but smaller startups with niche offerings are in a good position to grow, too. Telehealth adoption among US adults more than tripled in the first half of the year. On the heels of skyrocketing demand, bigger-name telehealth vendors like MDLive and Amwell have inked plans to hit the public …

Google Alert - real estate | 8/20/2020

… across California Redding Record Searchlight Statewide, the real estate market has rebounded from the lull it experienced in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic. Home sales in July reached … Flag as irrelevant Telehealth Adoption to Reshape Healthcare Real Estate GlobeSt.com Changes in insurance reimbursement have expanded the availability of telehealth, with new implications for healthcare real estate occupiers, owners … Flag as irrelevant Real Estate Roundup 8.19.20 Real Estate …

Medicaid

Can CMS’ New CHART Model Add Telehealth to the Rural Health Agenda? | mHealth Intelligence | 8/12/2020

… connected health platforms. The CHART (Community Health Access and Rural Transformation) Model , unveiled this week by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services in response to President Donald Trump’s Executive Order, “will empower rural communities to … shortage of care providers. One of the critical pieces of telehealth adoption is financial support. Particularly during the current COVID-19 crisis but long before the pandemic hit, rural providers have been struggling to stay …

Medicare

Can CMS’ New CHART Model Add Telehealth to the Rural Health Agenda? | mHealth Intelligence | 8/12/2020

… adopt connected health platforms. The CHART (Community Health Access and Rural Transformation) Model , unveiled this week by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services in response to President Donald Trump’s Executive Order, “will empower rural communities … shortage of care providers. One of the critical pieces of telehealth adoption is financial support. Particularly during the current COVID-19 crisis but long before the pandemic hit, rural providers have been struggling to stay …

COVID-19

Analysis Of Telehealth Visits Shows Pronounced Digital Disparities Between Urban And Rural Geographies: Chartis Group | PR Newswire | 8/10/2020

Save CHICAGO, Aug. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – The Chartis Group , a leading provider of advisory and analytics services to the healthcare industry, in partnership with Kythera Labs, released the latest data and trends from its Telehealth Adoption Tracker , an advanced analytic tool designed to measure how COVID-19 has driven rapid telehealth adoption across the country. Analysis of physician visit data through the week of July 20 highlights a growing telehealth …

American Telemedicine Association

More than 300 organizations, physician groups push Congress to take action on telehealth policies | FierceHealthcare | 6/30/2020

… of the Social Security Act, the groups said. Organizations signing the letter include the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American Telemedicine Association, the Alliance for Connected Care, the Primary Care Collaborative, the American College … Private health plans have also followed suit, and in response, telehealth adoption has soared – resulting in a 4,300% year-over-year increase in claims for March 2020, the groups said in the letter, citing data …

Rural Health

New bill asks Congress to make telehealth coverage permanent - Business Insider | 6/30/2020

… geographical limitations for Medicare beneficiaries using telehealth or remote patient monitoring services, as well as establish permanent telehealth coverage at Rural Health Clinics (RHC). Business Insider Intelligence Despite a recent decline in telehealth utility, usage … spends $1.65 trillion annually on treatment for chronic illness. For telehealth adoption to keep besting pre-pandemic levels, we think state governments will need to introduce legislation that addresses challenges like connectivity and physician reimbursements …

Virtual Care

Patient experience is evolving as providers embrace telehealth | Healthcare IT News | 11/12/2019

… efforts. November 12, 2019 12:15 PM More and more patients are able to take advantage of remote consults and other virtual care options as health systems have begun pursuing telehealth programs in earnest, new HIMSS … face-to-face interaction” is a major element limiting their telehealth adoption – far and away the most-cited reason. Other hurdles on the way toward wider patient acceptance of telehealth: lack of access to video …

Patient Monitoring

Patient experience is evolving as providers embrace telehealth | Healthcare IT News | 11/12/2019

… hospital or health system where they work, 64% said they offer inpatient specialist consultation, and 61% said they offer remote patient monitoring. Fifty-nine percent offer mental or behavioral health visits, while the same number … face-to-face interaction” is a major element limiting their telehealth adoption – far and away the most-cited reason. Other hurdles on the way toward wider patient acceptance of telehealth: lack of access to video …

Population Health

Patient experience is evolving as providers embrace telehealth | Healthcare IT News | 11/12/2019

… provider-side respondents said they believe their patients’ “preference for face-to-face interaction” is a major element limiting their telehealth adoption – far and away the most-cited reason. Other hurdles on the way toward … coordination, better monitor and treat at-risk populations and expand population health programs,” said Janet King, senior director of market insights at HIMSS Media. “While healthcare organizations are generally well-prepared with basic tools such …

Behavioral Health

Patient experience is evolving as providers embrace telehealth | Healthcare IT News | 11/12/2019

… said they offer inpatient specialist consultation, and 61% said they offer remote patient monitoring. Fifty-nine percent offer mental or behavioral health visits, while the same number said they offer outpatient specialist consultations; 55% offer … face-to-face interaction” is a major element limiting their telehealth adoption – far and away the most-cited reason. Other hurdles on the way toward wider patient acceptance of telehealth: lack of access to video …

Digital Health

Global consumers are more interested in walk-in visits than telehealth | Business Insider | 11/11/2019

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Digital Health Pro subscribers earlier this morning. To get this story plus others to your inbox each day, hours before they're published on Business Insider … in healthcare could be why we're seeing low telehealth adoption in the US. Despite serious interest in telehealth technology from payers, providers, and investors, consumer adoption in the US remains low at 10 …

Telehealth Technology

Global consumers are more interested in walk-in visits than telehealth | Business Insider | 11/11/2019

telehealth adoption in the US. Despite serious interest in telehealth technology from payers, providers, and investors, consumer adoption in the US remains low at 10% . Further, consumers' interest in telehealth drops off in certain use cases: 62% of US consumers said they'd take up telehealth for ongoing assessment of a physical condition, but only 27% said they'd forego in-person care for mental or behavioral …

TeleStroke

Congress to Once Again Tackle Medicare Restrictions on Telehealth | mHealth Intelligence | 10/31/2019

… first floated the bill in 2016, then re-introduced it in 2017 . Some parts of the bill, including expansion of telestroke coverage and the reclassification of telehealth as a basic benefit in Medicare Advantage plans … noted that the new bill would continue advances made in telehealth adoption through previous legislation. “Passing these provisions into law was a huge accomplishment, but, on behalf of the telehealth community, we are thankful that …

Medicare Advantage

Congress to Once Again Tackle Medicare Restrictions on Telehealth | mHealth Intelligence | 10/31/2019

… Some parts of the bill, including expansion of telestroke coverage and the reclassification of telehealth as a basic benefit in Medicare Advantage plans, were included in last year’s Bipartisan Budget Act. Now they’re aiming to … noted that the new bill would continue advances made in telehealth adoption through previous legislation. “Passing these provisions into law was a huge accomplishment, but, on behalf of the telehealth community, we are thankful that …

Virtual Healthcare

Cleveland Clinic, American Well Expand Telehealth With The Clinic | mHealth Intelligence | 10/23/2019

… medical care to be delivered in more convenient and integrated ways.” Dig Deeper Docs Recommend Reforming Licensure Rules to Boost Telehealth Adoption The project continues a collaboration started in 2014 with the launch of Express … brands across the United States as part of a national, virtual healthcare system.” With The Clinic, they’re taking that marketplace further, tapping into a virtual care network at the Cleveland Clinic that saw an almost …

Telehealth Reimbursement

Docs Recommend Reforming Licensure Rules to Boost Telehealth Adoption - mHealthIntelligence.com | mHealth Intelligence | 10/18/2019

Policy News Docs Recommend Reforming Licensure Rules to Boost Telehealth Adoption Noting that the current state-based medical licensure process hinders telehealth expansion, two doctors are recommending that the US adopt a ‘mutual recognition’ policy … reduce state revenues due to lost licensing fees, and complicate telehealth reimbursement. There have been efforts to alleviate the program. The Federation of State Medical Boards, a non-profit representing some 70 state medical and …

Health Management

Medical Management Clinical Consultant - Hartford, CT or Telecommute - UnitedHealth Group - Minnetonka, MN | 9/19/2019

… your life’s best work.(sm) As part of an innovation team, this individual will be a member of UCS Population Health Management and Support Team. This role will support clinical initiatives for practices participating in … Expansion Support and promotes UHC’s initiative to expand local provider telehealth adoption Works with practices to educate on Telehealth practices and support their implementation of telehealth program initiatives within their own organizations. Gather best practices …

Patient Engagement

How should your organization assess telehealth ROI? | Healthcare IT News | 9/13/2019

… extend specialty and subspecialty expertise beyond our four walls via telehealth? Can we employ telehealth tools to improve care coordination, patient engagement and ongoing health management?”) Integrated health systems (“Can we utilize telehealth services to … patient volume, rather than the result of increases in reimbursement. “Telehealth adoption is still in its nascent stages in the United States, and the overall evidence base is still limited,” they added. “However, healthcare leaders …

Patient Satisfaction

How should your organization assess telehealth ROI? | Healthcare IT News | 9/13/2019

… patient satisfaction,” said Manatt researchers. “Healthcare institutions should anticipate that for the time being the most significant financial benefits from telehealth programs are likely to be the result of changes to patient acuity levels and increases in new or retained patient volume, rather than the result of increases in reimbursement. “Telehealth adoption is still in its nascent stages in the United States, and the overall evidence base is still limited …

Telehealth Market

Global Telehealth Market Outlook and Forecast 2019-2024 - High Demand for mHealth Fueling Telehealth Adoption & Rising Demand for RPM Platforms & Connected Medical Devices - ResearchAndMarkets.com - Associated Press | 5/7/2019

Global Telehealth Market Outlook and Forecast 2019-2024 - High Demand for mHealth Fueling Telehealth Adoption & Rising Demand for RPM Platforms & Connected Medical Devices - ResearchAndMarkets.com - Associated Press Press release content from Business Wire. The AP news staff was not involved in its creation. from “mhealth” - Google News https://www.apnews.com/Business%20Wire/b7634e0082be4b4eb22ad3bfb5e54fe1 …

UnitedHealth

From telehealth visits to digital pharmacies, seniors have ramped up technology use during COVID-19: survey | FierceHealthcare | 8/4/2020

UnitedHealth also shows that the telehealth sector is making inroads with specific hard-to-reach demographics. Telehealth adoption has rapidly increased among seniors , according to the company’s data. And patients in rural areas also are gravitating toward telemedicine, according to John Walthour, vice president of research at UnitedHealth Group. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has reported that telehealth usage has surged in the past four months. Before …

UnitedHealth execs: Patients are using telehealth for convenience, not as a necessity | FierceHealthcare | 6/10/2020

… on the radar and points to the future of healthcare, said Wyatt Decker, M.D., CEO of OptumHealth, a subsidiary of UnitedHealth Group, during a company briefing on the future of telehealth. Awards Fierce Innovation Awards … to John Walthour, vice president of research at UnitedHealth Group. Telehealth adoption has rapidly increased among seniors, according to the company’s data. And patients in rural areas also are gravitating toward telemedicine, Walthour said. “Our …

InTouch Health

Teladoc Health’s revenue & visits grew ever higher in Q2 2020 | MobiHealthNews | 7/30/2020

… growth has been fueled by COVID-19, new contracts and state-by-state trends have CEO Jason Gorevic confident that telehealth adoption is here to stay. 01:29 pm Share Teladoc Health continues its strong upward … debt offering in May. Of note, the quarter also saw InTouch Health fully rolled into Teladoc on July 1. News of the acquisition broke back in January . ON THE RECORD “Even as we continue to …

Coronavirus test kit shortage may hasten telehealth adoption - Business Insider | 3/13/2020

… one of the company’s licensed doctors. Teladoc’s revenue jumped 38% year-over-year and quarterly visits rose to 900,000 in Q2 2019. And in 2020 Teladoc announced that it acquired fellow telehealth leader, InTouch Health. Business Insider Intelligence reported that this acquisition could more than double the number of hospitals Teladoc works with, in addition to being affiliated with Rite Aid. Learn more about Teladoc . InTouch Health California-based virtual …

Amwell

A guide to telehealth vendors in the age of COVID-19 | Healthcare IT News | 3/30/2020

… as they are today. As federal officials remove many of the regulatory and reimbursement barriers that have hindered more widespread telehealth adoption in the past, providers nationwide are using new technologies to deliver care amid … Check back for additions in the days and weeks ahead. Amwell Amwell – known until recently as American Well – has been a telehealth leader for nearly 15 years. It offers one system for telemedicine that spans …

Congress to Once Again Tackle Medicare Restrictions on Telehealth | mHealth Intelligence | 10/31/2019

… Telehealth at the University of Virginia and a former ATA president. READ MORE: Senators Ask HHS to Sustain Project ECHO Telemedicine Programs Rheuban noted that the new bill would continue advances made in telehealth adoption through previous legislation. “Passing these provisions into law was a huge accomplishment, but, on behalf of the telehealth community, we are thankful that these Congressional champions did not stop there and have continued to advance …

MDLIVE

Patient experience is evolving as providers embrace telehealth | Healthcare IT News | 11/12/2019

… provider-side respondents said they believe their patients’ “preference for face-to-face interaction” is a major element limiting their telehealth adoption – far and away the most-cited reason. Other hurdles on the way toward … online technologies,” as Dr. Lyle Berkowitz, chief medical officer at MDLIVE and a longtime physician IT leader at Northwestern, explained. Dr. John Halamka, international healthcare innovation professor at Harvard Medical School, agreed, predicting a new …

Telehealth Secrets 2019 Announces Keynotes, Talks by Moon Express Cofounder, MDLIVE Founder, NBC Comcast SVP, Berkshire Hathaway and Zenefits CEO | 9/11/2019

… The Telehealth Secrets conference announces keynote talks by cofounder of Moon Express and CEO and cofounder of Viome Naveen Jain, MDLIVE founder Randy Parker, NBC Comcast, senior vice president and general manager of health innovation … tech trends, and new patient-centered care models to achieve telehealth adoption, reduce costs, and impact the healthcare system. This three-day executive event will be held on October 2-4, 2019 at DoubleTree by Hilton …

VSee

Telehealth Secrets 2019 Announces Keynotes, Talks by Moon Express Cofounder, MDLIVE Founder, NBC Comcast SVP, Berkshire Hathaway and Zenefits CEO | 9/11/2019

… telehealth adoption, reduce costs, and impact the healthcare system. This three-day executive event will be held on October 2-4, 2019 at DoubleTree by Hilton Newark-Fremont, CA. http://www.vsee.com/conference Dr. Milton Chen, VSee CEO says, “We’re in one of the most exciting times in healthcare. Advances in digital health lets us use AI to predict heart attacks and diagnose heart disease to 99% accuracy. Big data gives us …

Telehealth Secrets 2019 Announces Keynotes, Talks by Moon Express Cofounder, MDLIVE Founder, NBC Comcast SVP, Berkshire Hathaway and Zenefits CEO | PRWeb | 9/11/2019

… telehealth adoption, reduce costs, and impact the healthcare system. This three-day executive event will be held on October 2-4, 2019 at DoubleTree by Hilton Newark-Fremont, CA. http://www.vsee.com/conference Dr. Milton Chen, VSee CEO says, “We’re in one of the most exciting times in healthcare. Advances in digital health lets us use AI to predict heart attacks and diagnose heart disease to 99% accuracy. Big data gives us …

Cleveland Clinic

‘Reimbursement is the key element’: 4 physicians sound off on remote monitoring device adoption | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/7/2020

While telehealth adoption has skyrocketed during the coronavirus pandemic, the use of remote patient monitoring devices has also climbed among patients, signaling a shift that some physicians say points to the need for device insurance … more than $1,000, according to the report. Physicians from AHN, Cleveland Clinic, New York City-based Columbia University and more health systems told the publication that insurance coverage must be expanded to cover the costs …

How telemedicine is being used on the frontlines of the coronavirus crisis | MobiHealthNews | 3/26/2020

telehealth adoption for some time. Obviously it is really having its moment right now and [has been] able to step up to keep providers and patients safe on the front lines,” Meg Barron, vice president of Digital Health Strategy at the American Medical Association, said during the summit. She noted that health systems all over the country are reporting a rapid increase in adoption, and mentioned that Cleveland Clinic’s telehealth …

Humana

Measure Requires Insurers to Pay Providers Equally for Telehealth, In-Person Visits | Home Health Care News | 9/19/2019

… In addition to CMS, Reps. Richard Neal (D-Mass.) and Kevin Brady (R-Texas) are also leading efforts to encourage telehealth adoption. In June, the U.S. representatives introduced the BETTER Act , a bill that would … related news from this week. On Tuesday, Louisville, Kentucky-based Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) announced it is working with technology company Seniorlink Inc. on a new virtual care pilot aimed at digitally connecting Humana At …

Telehealth Secrets 2019 Announces Keynotes, Talks by Moon Express Cofounder, MDLIVE Founder, NBC Comcast SVP, Berkshire Hathaway and Zenefits CEO | 9/11/2019

… Humana, Anthem, Cigna, MDLIVE and others — who are focused on driving business growth through virtual healthcare disruption . Attendees will gain insights into high growth opportunities, smart tech trends, and new patient-centered care models to achieve telehealth adoption, reduce costs, and impact the healthcare system. This three-day executive event will be held on October 2-4, 2019 at DoubleTree by Hilton Newark-Fremont, CA. http://www.vsee.com/conference Dr. Milton Chen …

Jackie Drees

How California is using telehealth despite limited availability across the US | Becker’s Hospital Review | 3/25/2020

How California is using telehealth despite limited availability across the US Jackie Drees - Print Email While California has recently rolled out initiatives to expand telehealth services during the coronavirus pandemic, many other areas of the … of Physicians 2019 survey . One potential reason for the delayed telehealth adoption is due to health plans not covering virtual appointments, said Ranjani Chandramouli, MD, medical director for Gardner Health Services, according to the report …

Remote patient monitoring ranked top IT priority among health systems, survey finds | Becker’s Hospital Review | 4/23/2019

Remote patient monitoring ranked top IT priority among health systems, survey finds Jackie Drees - Print Email Large health systems consider remote patient monitoring and telehealth as their top information technology priorities, according to a Vidyo report . Vidyo, a video software company, surveyed nearly 275 health professionals, including clinical practitioners, IT and telehealth administrators and C-suite executives, in North America for its Vidyo Telehealth Adoption Survey 2019. The survey was …

State of California

More than 300 organizations, physician groups push Congress to take action on telehealth policies | FierceHealthcare | 6/30/2020

… the industry groups in a letter sent to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-California, Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, D- New York, and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy … Private health plans have also followed suit, and in response, telehealth adoption has soared – resulting in a 4,300% year-over-year increase in claims for March 2020, the groups said in the letter, citing data …

Weekly Overseas Health IT Links – 13 June, 2020. | 6/13/2020

… depression peaked in early April, according to a separate analysis also published Thursday, by researchers at the University of Southern California. Researchers say, however, that mental health should remain a significant concern. “We need to … fundamentally changed the face of care provision across the world. Telehealth adoption in the US, for instance, has grown around 3,000% since the start of the crisis, taking much of primary care to people’s homes …

State of Idaho

Millions Gained Access To Telehealth During The Pandemic, But Can They Keep It? | 6/29/2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the nation to figure out something it’s tried to do for years: increase access to telehealth. That’s true across the nation and in rural Western states like Idaho. Listen Listening… / “We’ve done 10 years of telehealth adoption in three months,” says Dave Jeppeson, director of the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare. According to Jeppeson’s data, the pandemic has led to a nearly 4,000 …

Millions Gained Access To Telehealth During The Pandemic, But Can They Keep It? | 6/27/2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the nation to figure out something it’s tried to do for years: increase access to telehealth. That’s true across the nation and in rural Western states like Idaho. Listen Listening… / “We’ve done 10 years of telehealth adoption in three months,” says Dave Jeppeson, director of the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare. According to Jeppeson’s data, the pandemic has led to a nearly 4,000 …