Telemedicine Adoption

Telemedicine in the OECD: An umbrella review of clinical and cost-effectiveness, patient experience and implementation | 8/13/2020

… factors include significant advances in information and communication technology, the prevalent use of high speed internet, and the increasing adoption of electronic health records. More recently, the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic has significantly accelerated telemedicine adoption and use, as patients and health care workers (HCWs) alike seek new ways to stay healthy with minimal physical contact. Telemedicine is used to encourage self-care through remote and chronic disease monitoring, to …

Hospitals rethink their strategy after haphazard adoption of telemedicine services during the COVID-19 crisis | Becker’s ASC Review | 8/4/2020

… of the year. Similarly, in 2019 just 8% of patients surveyed had sought care via telemedicine, but as of April 2020, that number had increased to over 50%. (Source: Doctor.com CX Trends 2020 and Telemedicine Adoption in the Age of COVID-19 and Beyond ) “Due to the COVID-19 crisis, what was a five- to ten-year organic technology adoption cycle got compressed down to five months — naturally creating a …

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Telemedicine is changing mental health care for the better | 7/27/2020

… seen approximately a 50% surge in new members seeking mental health support. The pandemic has led to a demand for mental health services that exceeds what existing systems can handle, triggering an acceleration in telemedicine adoption , as well as some long overdue policy changes. Five months in, we are beginning to see radical changes in the mental health and telemedicine landscape. So, it’s time to ask critical questions about the …

4 Reasons Telemedicine is Quickly Replacing a Large Number of Office Visits | 7/24/2020

4 Reasons Telemedicine is Quickly Replacing a Large Number of Office Visits July 24, 2020 Telemedicine is gaining momentum in all health spaces. For example, the American Medical Association conducted a study on telemedicine adoption and found that 28% of all physicians are using telemedicine. While not all health professionals offer telehealth visits, every category measured saw an increase in digital health modalities, which includes providing patients with digital access …

One-Third of U.S. Adults Have Now Tried Telemedicine, But Many Remain Skeptical | 6/24/2020

As the loosening of state-level coronavirus restrictions has more Americans venturing out of their homes, it’s fair to wonder whether the recent boom in telemedicine adoption could falter. The latest data from CivicScience’s ongoing tracking of remote healthcare services show a mixed picture. While the percentage of those who’ve adopted telemedicine continues to rise, the proportion of U.S. adults who say they’re either uninterested in or unaware of the …

Articles on project management ris | 6/23/2020

… hit. What will COVID-19 mean for insurance buyers? Are businesses at risk of personal injury lawsuits related to coronavirus cases? These tips can help employees guard against new coronavirus-related phishing attacks. As telemedicine adoption increases, alleviating pressure on medical systems, it also poses risks. Shifting employees to remote work increases the importance of workplace violence programs. China’s return to work after COVID-19. Seek out potential solutions from …

VA connected care office has spent $39 million in CARES Act funding | Modern Healthcare | 6/23/2020

… into its Cerner Corp. electronic health record system, once it’s deployed . The VA faces fewer regulatory barriers to telemedicine expansion compared to other healthcare providers. While state licensing restrictions have posed a challenge for telemedicine adoption nationwide, the VA in 2018 implemented a policy that lifted those requirements for VA providers practicing virtual care. VA leadership doesn’t have a specific expectation for the proportion of care it expects to deliver …

Patient Survey for Telemedicine | 6/20/2020

Doctor.com’s Patient Survey Reveals Surprising Trends About Telemedicine Adoption Amid Reopenings PR Newswire June 16, 2020 A nationwide survey of 1,800 patients by healthcare marketing automation company Doctor.com found evidence of massive telemedicine adoption during the current pandemic, as well as growing demand for telemedicine services in the coming years. Most (83%) of the surveyed patients expect to use telemedicine after the pandemic, 55% are willing to use telemedicine to …

6 Technologies for Building a Successful Telemedicine App | 6/19/2020

… Teladoc reported that the video requests have spiked to more than 15,000 a day. Our clients have been investing in telemedicine and healthcare since long, but don’t worry — you haven’t missed the bus yet. Telemedicine adoption is set to increase further and if you’re thinking, now is the time to act! If you haven’t checked our blog on Why do you need to invest in a telemedicine app? — now would …

Why invest in a telemedicine app:11 Reasons | 6/17/2020

… other medical information to the Public Health Service hospital. As we moved into the 21st century, telemedicine evolved into more sophisticated methods, with smartphones replacing desktop computers and the increase in internet penetration, making telemedicine adoption easier in rural areas. The value of the global telemedicine market was estimated at a whopping 17.8 billion dollars in 2014, and this number is expected to grow at a rate of 18.4 percent …

Doctor.com’s new survey of 1,800 patients reveals surprising trends about telemedicine adoption as medical practices and hospitals begin to reopen for elective procedures | PR Newswire | 6/16/2020

NEW YORK , June 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Doctor.com has released its study, “ Telemedicine Adoption in the Age of COVID-19 and Beyond ,” based on the results of a nationwide survey of more than 1,800 adults. The findings highlight vast patient adoption of telemedicine during the current healthcare climate as well as the need for easy, fast, and secure telemedicine services in the months and years to come. The majority of patients …

Doctor.com Shares Results of Study on Telemedicine Adoption | 6/16/2020

Launches VirtualVisit, a free telemedicine solution. The majority of patients (83%) said they will likely use telemedicine even after the pandemic ends, according to Doctor.com’s study. PRNewswire 06.16.20 Doctor.com has released its study, “ Telemedicine Adoption in the Age of COVID-19 and Beyond ,” based on the results of a nationwide survey of more than 1,800 adults. The findings highlight vast patient adoption of telemedicine during the current healthcare climate as …

Key Areas Your Business Should Focus on Post Covid-19 | 6/15/2020

… stand now in terms of technological adoption. The financial industry has become a global leader in digital customer services, with grocery stores quickly following suit and offering online shopping and delivery. E-learning and telemedicine adoption rates have reached peak indicators during the lockdown, and manufacturers have started to deploy the long-delayed plans for complete automation and digital transformation. Most companies have shifted to remote work and increased their …

Healthcare fraud tops $2 billion for tenth year in a row | Insurance Business | 6/9/2020

… on medical care for diagnosis,” said Karl Olson (pictured), vice president and professional and management liability practice leader at Burns & Wilcox Brokerage. “All of that upends the usual underwriting of healthcare risk.” Read more : Telemedicine adoption takes off during coronavirus pandemic While the available medical professional liability coverages do appropriately address the new risks, the underwriting has become slightly more difficult and contains a lot more information specific to these …

No ‘simple switch’ for telemedicine expansion, HHS senior advisor says | Modern Healthcare | 6/4/2020

… may include looking at what administrative levers we have at HHS,” Parker said, but there are also statutory barriers that require intervention by Congress. One of the main avenues HHS has to encourage continued telemedicine adoption is making recent reimbursement expansions under Medicare permanent. CMS Administrator Seema Verma has suggested some of the telemedicine waivers from the pandemic will become permanent, and in May said President Donald Trump “has made …

No ‘simple switch’ for telemedicine expansion, HHS senior adviser says | Modern Healthcare | 6/4/2020

… may include looking at what administrative levers we have at HHS,” Parker said, but there are also statutory barriers that require intervention by Congress. One of the main avenues HHS has to encourage continued telemedicine adoption is making recent reimbursement expansions under Medicare permanent. CMS Administrator Seema Verma has suggested some of the telemedicine waivers from the pandemic will become permanent, and in May said President Donald Trump “has made …

Telehealth’s post-COVID challenge: integrating in-person care | Healthcare IT News | 6/3/2020

… to a patient in Massachusetts. Though the ATA is not advocating for national licensure, he said, “We should have regional compacts” for doctors to practice over state lines. “We’re the premier organization focused on telemedicine adoption . Before, that message was for a very niche audience. Now, it’s for everyone.” Dr. Joe Kvedar, ATA He also noted that although having more available technological platforms - such as Zoom or FaceTime - is certainly …

Webinar: Definitive Guide to Telemedicine for Chiropractors | 6/3/2020

Webinar: Definitive Guide to Telemedicine for Chiropractors Posted: June 3, 2020 - By Cris Rivera Are you considering Telemedicine for your practice? Telemedicine adoption among chiropractors has certainly increased as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, giving chiropractors around the nation more opportunities to deliver outstanding care to their patients safely and efficiently. Stand out from your competition with a Telemedicine solution that gives chiropractors the ability to set your …

Telemedicine adoption amidst a pandemic - can we overcome the barriers? | 6/2/2020

Far from being a cure-all, telemedicine brings a whole new set of pros and cons. The barriers are not insignificant. However, a review of telemedicine adoption in the U.S. and beyond provides a good incentive to press forward. The basic premise of telemedicine is that the patient can avoid travel to the doctor’s office and waiting time at the office. The physician can see more patients for routine visits …

pMD Sees Record Telemedicine Adoption During COVID-19 Outbreak | Globe Newswire | 4/7/2020

Company Offers Free Telehealth Tools for HIPAA-Compliant Patient Communication April 07, 2020 08:00 ET Source: pMD Telehealth Growth: By the Numbers pMD Infographic SAN FRANCISCO, April 07, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Amid the global COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, pMD ® , the innovation leader in health care technology and free secure communication tools, announced record adoption of their telehealth platform during the month of March. “The use of telemedicine is going to …

Kareo Survey Reveals Coronavirus Pandemic Impact on Independent Medical Practices and Their Patients | PR Newswire | 4/6/2020

… 75%) of medical practices providing remote care solutions. In the third week of March, Kareo saw a 500% week-over-week increase in telemedicine visits while working to accommodate an over 3,000% increase in telemedicine adoption . The easing of regulatory requirements related to telemedicine security and functionality allowed medical practices to access a broader set of possible telemedicine solutions, ranging from medically-specific options like Kareo Telemedicine that are HIPAA …

Telemedicine regulatory barriers continue to drop for COVID-19 | Modern Healthcare | 4/3/2020

… their dented revenues during the pandemic, said Travis Broome, vice president for policy at Aledade, which partners with primary-care physician practices to form accountable care organizations. Licensing barriers are the main speedbump for telemedicine adoption now, according to experts.While some states have waived state licensing restrictions in response to COVID-19, not all have. “There isn’t really a mechanism to do it in a uniform manner by the federal …

Amid COVID-19 Outbreak, Americans Age 35+ Power a Surge in Telemedicine Use | 3/31/2020

… in public altogether, Americans are turning to telemedicine to stay healthy. CivicScience is constantly tracking the adoption of – and intent to adopt – telemedicine across the country. The latest survey data show a rise in telemedicine adoption and a spike in intent as U.S. adults (ages 18+) contend with COVID-19 concerns: After holding steady under 20% for three months prior to the novel coronavirus’ arrival in the U.S., intent to …

Coronavirus: How the crisis can lead to telemedicine adoption | CNBC | 3/19/2020

The rise of telemedicine services during the coronavirus pandemic could lead to the technology becoming mainstream after the crisis is over …

Telehealth and COVID-19 in the U.S.: A Conversation with Ann Mond Johnson, ATA CEO | 3/13/2020

… in locked-down Hubei (whose capital is Wuhan) where in five days, 100,000 patients received remote consultations. The WeDoctor app, part of Tencent, deployed 20,000 online doctors donating time for free. COVID-19 accelerated telemedicine adoption , the story goes, being accessed mainstream through major regions of China. Will this be the scenario in the U.S.? I asked myself, then went to my Oracle of Telehealth: Ann Mond Johnson, CEO of …

HIPAA

Hospitals rethink their strategy after haphazard adoption of telemedicine services during the COVID-19 crisis | Becker’s ASC Review | 8/4/2020

… via telemedicine, but as of April 2020, that number had increased to over 50%. (Source: Doctor.com CX Trends 2020 and Telemedicine Adoption in the Age of COVID-19 and Beyond ) “Due to the COVID-19 … to choose disparate “quick fix” virtual care solutions. CMS waived HIPAA restrictions early on and broadened the scope of what could be treated through telemedicine. Medicare beneficiaries have been able to transition to telemedicine using …

Telehealth’s post-COVID challenge: integrating in-person care | Healthcare IT News | 6/3/2020

… Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to reimburse providers for services and allow telehealth care between states , and the relaxed HIPAA regulations around technology use , as important contributors to the uptick in telehealth availability. Though … practice over state lines. “We’re the premier organization focused on telemedicine adoption. Before, that message was for a very niche audience. Now, it’s for everyone.” Dr. Joe Kvedar, ATA He also noted that although having …

Telehealth

Telehealth’s post-COVID challenge: integrating in-person care | Healthcare IT News | 6/3/2020

… how to optimize the combination of virtual care and in-office visits. June 03, 2020 12:47 PM Patient and provider telehealth use has skyrocketed since the novel coronavirus began spreading across the United States – and … practice over state lines. “We’re the premier organization focused on telemedicine adoption. Before, that message was for a very niche audience. Now, it’s for everyone.” Dr. Joe Kvedar, ATA He also noted that although having …

pMD Sees Record Telemedicine Adoption During COVID-19 Outbreak | Globe Newswire | 4/7/2020

Company Offers Free Telehealth Tools for HIPAA-Compliant Patient Communication April 07, 2020 08:00 ET Source: pMD Telehealth Growth: By the Numbers pMD Infographic SAN FRANCISCO, April 07, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Amid the global COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, pMD ® , the innovation leader in health care technology and free secure communication tools, announced record adoption of their telehealth platform during the month of March. “The use of telemedicine is going to …

Medicaid

Telehealth’s post-COVID challenge: integrating in-person care | Healthcare IT News | 6/3/2020

… said Kvedar, requires a number of policy and logistical changes. He noted the moves by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to reimburse providers for services and allow telehealth care between states , and the … practice over state lines. “We’re the premier organization focused on telemedicine adoption. Before, that message was for a very niche audience. Now, it’s for everyone.” Dr. Joe Kvedar, ATA He also noted that although having …

Telemedicine Industry Explained: Definition, Services and Benefits in 2019 - Business Insider | 11/20/2019

… telehealth appointments cost around $24 less per patient than in-person visits. And in some cases, patients under Medicare or Medicaid can potentially be reimbursed for video-based consultations if they live a certain distance … Future of telemedicine in healthcare Business Insider Intelligence predicts that telemedicine adoption will become more important for insurance companies and businesses. About half of US Tech Early Adopters said they would not attend their next …

Virtual Care

Telemedicine sees 17% growth in veteran population - ModernHealthcare.com | Modern Healthcare | 11/25/2019

… year, the agency announced Friday. The VA has been bolstering its telemedicine services in recent years, introducing new avenues for virtual care and proposing a federal rule to ease licensing restrictions for providers. “VA is … licensing requirements, which have traditionally posed a major roadblock for telemedicine adoption in the private sector. Healthcare organizations have indicated state licensing requirements are one of the top challenges to implementing telemedicine programs, according to …

VA telemedicine growth follows ‘Anywhere to Anywhere’ rule | Modern Healthcare | 11/25/2019

Print The Veterans Affairs Department reported significant telemedicine growth for fiscal 2019, the first full year since implementing a policy that lifted state licensing requirements for VA providers practicing virtual care. State licensing restrictions have posed a challenge for telemedicine adoption nationwide, and some have suggested the VA’s policy could be a first step toward thinking about a national medical practice licensing concept. More than 900,000 veterans used VA telemedicine …

Doximity

Industry Voices—A doctor’s perspective on the top 3 healthcare trends to watch in 2020 | FierceHealthcare | 12/27/2019

… doctors to spend less time staring at computer screens and more time making eye contact with patients. Peter Alperin, M.D. (Doximity) RELATED: Google patent indicates plans to develop EHR to predict patients’ clinical outcomes 2 … signed this year outlined Medicare reform intended to help speed telemedicine adoption. Additionally, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will focus efforts on telemedicine to benefit veterans in need of care. RELATED: In response to …

Telemedicine Industry Explained: Definition, Services and Benefits in 2019 - Business Insider | 11/20/2019

… remotely – saving time for both the physician and the patient. According to Business Insider Intelligence, the number of physicians on Doximity, essentially a LinkedIn for doctors, who self-reported telemedicine as a skill doubled between … Future of telemedicine in healthcare Business Insider Intelligence predicts that telemedicine adoption will become more important for insurance companies and businesses. About half of US Tech Early Adopters said they would not attend their next …

Guillaume Corpart

Telemedicine Adoption Grows Strongly in Latin America | Business Wire | 4/15/2019

Telemedicine Adoption Grows Strongly in Latin America 10:00 EDT MIAMI, April 15, 2019 (Newswire.com) - Global Health Intelligence (GHI) recently partnered with researchers from Florida International University (FIU) to produce a study that examined the growth … are starting to see the value of this technology,” says Guillaume Corpart, CEO of Global Health Intelligence and one of the coauthors of the Florida International University study. The FIU study — whose results were published …

Telemedicine Adoption Grows Strongly in Latin America | PR Newswire | 4/15/2019

… America given the uneven distribution of doctors and the significant lack of personnel in rural areas. Leaders and Laggards in Telemedicine Adoption in Latin America According to GHI data, which came from HospiScope , its hospitals … are starting to see the value of this technology,” says Guillaume Corpart, CEO of Global Health Intelligence and one of the coauthors of the Florida International University study. The FIU study — whose results were published …

Abel Delgado

Telemedicine Adoption Grows Strongly in Latin America | Business Wire | 4/15/2019

Telemedicine Adoption Grows Strongly in Latin America 10:00 EDT MIAMI, April 15, 2019 (Newswire.com) - Global Health Intelligence (GHI) recently partnered with researchers from Florida International University (FIU) to produce a study that examined the growth … healthcare industry, marketing sizing, segmentation and pricing/cost analyses. Contact: Abel Delgado, Digital Marketing Director, [email protected] Source: Global Health Intelligence …

Telemedicine Adoption Grows Strongly in Latin America | 4/15/2019

… America given the uneven distribution of doctors and the significant lack of personnel in rural areas. Leaders and Laggards in Telemedicine Adoption in Latin America According to GHI data, which came from HospiScope , its hospitals … healthcare industry, marketing sizing, segmentation and pricing/cost analyses. Contact: Abel Delgado, Digital Marketing Director, [email protected] Related Images telemedicine-penetration-in-latin.jpg Telemedicine Penetration in Latin American Hospitals Based on data from GHI’s HospiScope …