Virtual Physical Therapy

EDPAs Reignite Alabama holding online competition for 14 finalists Aug. 27 - Yellowhammer News | 8/28/2020

… a cause of your choice. HEALTH CARE: Satterfield Technologies, offering 3D-printed, comfortable and reusable N95 face masks; SolutionStudios, a web platform for collaborating to solve clinical problems; TheraPlay, an app-based solution for virtual physical therapy . EDUCATION: Cloud of Witnesses, an app-based solution to acquire witnesses for police stops; Edify Online, offering opportunities for adjunct professors and under-educated individuals; Pack Education, a digital coaching solution for improving …

Telehealth Physical Therapy: Pros, Cons, & What to Expect | 8/7/2020

Telehealth physical therapy is a great option to get the care you need, virtually. Licensed physical therapists go digital to accommodate patients with different needs and comfort levels. Discover whether virtual physical therapy is the right fit for you. At the beginning of the pandemic, we were asked the question “Is physical therapy essential?” The medical community responded with a resounding “Yes!” We’ve continued to stay open, safely, and adjust …

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The deal was “inevitable” and other takeaways from the massive $18.5B Livongo-Teladoc merger - MedCity News | 8/6/2020

… this year, DarioHealth added mental health coaching to its platform after bringing on two executives from behavioral health startup Catasys. Omada Health, a digital health platform also covering multiple chronic conditions, recently snapped up virtual physical therapy startup Physera . And that’s just a small sampling from the first half of 2020. “I think Teladoc is just one of a handful of potential acquirers for these types of solutions. I’m sure …

Teladoc-Livongo: Is the first digital health megadeal ‘outrageous’ or a starter gun for virtual care M&A? | Healthcare Dive | 8/6/2020

… quickly, they will fall behind.” “If they do not act quickly, they will fall behind.” Arielle Trzcinski Forrester Senior Analyst Chronic care management companies like Livongo’s biggest competitor Omada Health, which recently acquired a virtual physical therapy company, could be attractive options for acquisition. The majority are private, but​ chronic condition management company DarioHealth saw its stock skyrocket almost 30% by early afternoon Wednesday following the Teladoc-Livongo announcement, signaling …

Should I Choose Virtual or In-Person Physical Therapy During a Pandemic? | MSN | 7/29/2020

… weigh your options when dealing with an injury during the coronavirus outbreak. Turns out, the same video calls we use to connect with friends and family can also be used with your physical therapist. Virtual physical therapy appointments can serve to help assess your non-emergency injuries if your PT office is closed or you’re not comfortable going to an in-person appointment. And, depending on your injury , your doctor …

Digital health startup Kaia hopes to win over insurers with results of back pain study - MedCity News | 7/22/2020

… phase to mass market, just because there was no alternative,” Mehl said. As a whole, interest in digital health tools for musculoskeletal therapy appears to be picking up. Hinge Health, a startup that offers virtual physical therapy visits, raised $90 million in funding earlier this year. More recently, digital health company Omada Health acquired a competitor, Physera, for a reported $30 million …

Cracking the Code for Delivering PT Via Telehealth | 7/21/2020

… live “face-to-face” interaction with real-time audio and video, while other forms involve “store and forward” technology that allows for prerecorded information to be viewed at a later date. The option of virtual physical therapy sessions allows the patient to maintain maximum continuity in their care. Levy et al performed a retrospective, pre-post study using clinical data from the Rural Veterans TeleRehabilitation Initiative and concluded that telehealth …

Boston program offers support to ease safely back into fitness routine | 6/27/2020

… on track at a safe and steady pace.Olivia Greif is a soccer player and rising senior at Colby College in Maine. Last fall, injury and then surgery sidelined her. She’s been able to do virtual physical therapy during the pandemic.”The hardest part physically has been remembering how strong or how fit I used to be and not feeling that,” Greif said.You don’t have to be an athlete to understand …

Pandemic Forced Insurers To Pay For In-Home Treatments. Will They Disappear? | Physicians Weekly | 6/24/2020

… Center wanted to free up beds for a possible surge of the coronavirus. With a push from COVID-19, such “hospital-at-home” programs and other remote technologies — from online visits with doctors to virtual physical therapy to home oxygen monitoring — have been rapidly rolled out and, often, embraced. As remote visits quickly ramped up, Medicare and many private insurers, which previously had limited telehealth coverage, temporarily relaxed payment rules …

Pandemic Forced Insurers to Pay for In-Home Treatments: Will They Disappear? | 6/23/2020

… Center wanted to free up beds for a possible surge of the coronavirus. With a push from COVID-19, such “hospital-at-home” programs and other remote technologies — from online visits with doctors to virtual physical therapy to home oxygen monitoring — have been rapidly rolled out and, often, embraced. As remote visits quickly ramped up, Medicare and many private insurers, which previously had limited telehealth coverage, temporarily relaxed payment rules …

Will Insurers Continue Reimbursing for In-Home Treatments After Pandemic’s End? | 6/23/2020

… Center wanted to free up beds for a possible surge of the coronavirus. With a push from COVID-19, such “hospital-at-home” programs and other remote technologies — from online visits with doctors to virtual physical therapy to home oxygen monitoring — have been rapidly rolled out and, often, embraced. As remote visits quickly ramped up, Medicare and many private insurers, which previously had limited telehealth coverage, temporarily relaxed payment rules …

Total joint replacements in ASCs during the pandemic: Key technology and concepts for success | Becker’s ASC Review | 6/22/2020

… figure out what the next step will be. That is changing our workflows and preoperative screening methods.”Hospital for Special Surgery surgeons also anticipate making telehealth a permanent part of their practice and conducting virtual physical therapy and rehabilitation sessions with some patients postoperatively. The pandemic has also highlighted the clear advantages of specialty hospitals and ASCs to delivering surgical care. “Long term, the pandemic will reinforce some of the …

Pandemic Forced Insurers to Pay for In-Home Treatments. Will They Now Disappear? | 6/16/2020

… Center wanted to free up beds for a possible surge of the coronavirus. With a push from COVID-19, such “hospital-at-home” programs and other remote technologies — from online visits with doctors to virtual physical therapy to home oxygen monitoring — have been rapidly rolled out and, often, embraced. As remote visits quickly ramped up, Medicare and many private insurers, which previously had limited telehealth coverage, temporarily relaxed payment rules …

Pandemic Forced Insurers to Pay for In-Home Treatments. Will They Now Disappear? - News - Austin American-Statesman - Austin, TX | 6/16/2020

… Center wanted to free up beds for a possible surge of the coronavirus. With a push from COVID-19, such “hospital-at-home” programs and other remote technologies — from online visits with doctors to virtual physical therapy to home oxygen monitoring — have been rapidly rolled out and, often, embraced. As remote visits quickly ramped up, Medicare and many private insurers, which previously had limited telehealth coverage, temporarily relaxed payment rules …

Pandemic Forced Insurers to Pay for In-Home Treatments. Will They Now Disappear? - News - Crookston Times - Crookston, MN - Crookston, MN | 6/16/2020

… Center wanted to free up beds for a possible surge of the coronavirus. With a push from COVID-19, such “hospital-at-home” programs and other remote technologies — from online visits with doctors to virtual physical therapy to home oxygen monitoring — have been rapidly rolled out and, often, embraced. As remote visits quickly ramped up, Medicare and many private insurers, which previously had limited telehealth coverage, temporarily relaxed payment rules …

Pandemic Forced Insurers to Pay for In-Home Treatments. Will They Now Disappear? - News - Gaston Gazette - Gastonia, NC | 6/16/2020

… Center wanted to free up beds for a possible surge of the coronavirus. With a push from COVID-19, such “hospital-at-home” programs and other remote technologies — from online visits with doctors to virtual physical therapy to home oxygen monitoring — have been rapidly rolled out and, often, embraced. As remote visits quickly ramped up, Medicare and many private insurers, which previously had limited telehealth coverage, temporarily relaxed payment rules …

Pandemic Forced Insurers to Pay for In-Home Treatments. Will They Now Disappear? - News - GoErie.com - Erie, PA | 6/16/2020

… Center wanted to free up beds for a possible surge of the coronavirus. With a push from COVID-19, such “hospital-at-home” programs and other remote technologies — from online visits with doctors to virtual physical therapy to home oxygen monitoring — have been rapidly rolled out and, often, embraced. As remote visits quickly ramped up, Medicare and many private insurers, which previously had limited telehealth coverage, temporarily relaxed payment rules …

Pandemic Forced Insurers to Pay for In-Home Treatments. Will They Now Disappear? - News - The Daily News - Jacksonville, NC | 6/16/2020

… Center wanted to free up beds for a possible surge of the coronavirus. With a push from COVID-19, such “hospital-at-home” programs and other remote technologies — from online visits with doctors to virtual physical therapy to home oxygen monitoring — have been rapidly rolled out and, often, embraced. As remote visits quickly ramped up, Medicare and many private insurers, which previously had limited telehealth coverage, temporarily relaxed payment rules …

Pandemic Forced Insurers to Pay for In-Home Treatments. Will They Now Disappear? - News - Panama City News Herald - Panama City, FL | 6/16/2020

… Center wanted to free up beds for a possible surge of the coronavirus. With a push from COVID-19, such “hospital-at-home” programs and other remote technologies — from online visits with doctors to virtual physical therapy to home oxygen monitoring — have been rapidly rolled out and, often, embraced. As remote visits quickly ramped up, Medicare and many private insurers, which previously had limited telehealth coverage, temporarily relaxed payment rules …

Pandemic Forced Insurers to Pay for In-Home Treatments. Will They Now Disappear? - News - The Free Press - Kinston, NC | 6/16/2020

… Center wanted to free up beds for a possible surge of the coronavirus. With a push from COVID-19, such “hospital-at-home” programs and other remote technologies — from online visits with doctors to virtual physical therapy to home oxygen monitoring — have been rapidly rolled out and, often, embraced. As remote visits quickly ramped up, Medicare and many private insurers, which previously had limited telehealth coverage, temporarily relaxed payment rules …

CorVel Expands Virtual Care Management Services and Programs to Facilitate Transition Back to Work During Pandemic | Globe Newswire | 6/9/2020

… resources to facilitate better care for injured workers, including: Virtual wellness checks by nurse case managers to mitigate anxiety and ensure precautionary measures are followed to prevent COVID-19 exposure. Transfer of care to virtual physical therapy and virtual cognitive therapy to allow progress to continue. Home delivery of prescriptions, which case managers coordinate with CorVel’s certified pharmacy technicians to ensure all medications are appropriate and safe for the compensable …

Remote Physical Therapy Can Help Workers’ Comp, Other Cases | 6/9/2020

… be delivered to a patient’s phone, tablet, or laptop has enabled case managers to refer patients to physical therapy services — even as the patients remain at home for safety or transportation reasons. Success with virtual physical therapy depends on the screen skills of the physical therapist, as well as technology that provides optimal video. All that is missing is manual therapy by the therapist. “Even in that case, you see …

ProfNet Expert Alerts for April 3, 2020 | PR Newswire | 4/3/2020

… DeSantillana , [email protected] Telemedicine and telehealth CEO Physera “Healthcare, like many industries, has evolved thanks to technology. Telehealth is breaking barriers and helps close the access gap while improving quality care delivery. With Physera’s virtual physical therapy offering, we see employers’ healthcare costs decrease as engagement increases. Our reach and impact is far greater now than it has ever been. “Dan can discuss telemedicine/telehealth - the gaps and challenges, benefits …

ProfNet Expert Alerts for April 3, 2020 abril 3, 2 | 4/3/2020

… isoc.org Telemedicine and telehealth Dan Rubenstein CEO Physera «Healthcare, like many industries, has evolved thanks to technology. Telehealth is breaking barriers and helps close the access gap while improving quality care delivery. With Physera’s virtual physical therapy offering, we see employers’ healthcare costs decrease as engagement increases. Our reach and impact is far greater now than it has ever been. « Dan can discuss telemedicine/telehealth – the gaps and challenges, benefits …

Virtual Physical Therapy And Workouts With Core Therapy And Pilates | KXAN.com | 4/3/2020

… taking physical therapy clients on a virtual platform. In addition, Core Therapy And Pilates is offering virtual group and one on one pilates classes. Core Therapy And Pilates is offering half off your first virtual physical therapy session with Stephen and half off your first pilates class! Text or call them at (512) 902 – 8794 or go to TherapyAndPilates.com for more details. Related Content …

COVID-19

Teladoc-Livongo: Is the first digital health megadeal ‘outrageous’ or a starter gun for virtual care M&A? | Healthcare Dive | 8/6/2020

… growth opportunities for Teladoc as vendors race to turn their toeholds in new markets to footholds, helped by tailwinds from COVID-19. Talks between Teladoc and Livongo began within the last year, but the pandemic … like Livongo’s biggest competitor Omada Health, which recently acquired a virtual physical therapy company, could be attractive options for acquisition. The majority are private, but​ chronic condition management company DarioHealth saw its stock skyrocket almost …

Should I Choose Virtual or In-Person Physical Therapy During a Pandemic? | MSN | 7/29/2020

… the same video calls we use to connect with friends and family can also be used with your physical therapist. Virtual physical therapy appointments can serve to help assess your non-emergency injuries if your … that may have been put on hold temporarily due to COVID-19 might be flaring up. Neither should be ignored, says Mena. As a rule of thumb, the more severe and more constant the symptom …

Telehealth

ProfNet Expert Alerts for April 3, 2020 | PR Newswire | 4/3/2020

… fill out the query form to get started: http://prn.to/queryform EXPERT ALERTS Online trust, encryption, online security Telemedicine and telehealth Can’t Socialize With Friends? Financially Socialize With Family SECURE Act – The Good, Bad, and … the access gap while improving quality care delivery. With Physera’s virtual physical therapy offering, we see employers’ healthcare costs decrease as engagement increases. Our reach and impact is far greater now than it has ever …

Virtual Physical Therapy Could Be Telehealth’s Sweet Spot | 11/25/2019

Virtual Physical Therapy Could Be Telehealth’s Sweet Spot Tele-rehabilitation has high patient satisfaction, lower costs than traditional therapy By Greg Goth November 26, 2019 Reuse Permissions Members may download one copy of our sample forms and templates for your personal use within your organization. Please note that all such forms and policies should be reviewed by your legal counsel for compliance with applicable law, and should be modified to …

Digital Health

VCs just bet $3.2 billion on startups looking to transform healthcare. Meet the top 10 firms making the most digital health investments. | Business Insider | 11/7/2019

… click here to claim your deal and get access to all exclusive Business Insider PRIME content. In the third quarter, digital health companies brought in $3.2 billion in venture funding, according to a report from … provider-patient experience; virtual care and diagnostics platform Buoy ; and virtual physical therapy app Kaia Health . 2 - F-Prime Capital Carl Byers, partner at F-Prime Capital whose portfolio includes Buoy Health and Firefly Health …

Analysis: Why Alexa’s bedside manner is bad for health care | FierceHealthcare | 6/5/2019

… record for the sector. Without stepping into a gym or a clinic, a startup called Kinetxx will provide patients with virtual physical therapy , along with messaging and exercise logging. And Maven Clinic (which is not … even a corporate lawyer bills that. Logic holds that some digital health tools have tremendous potential: A neurologist can view a patient by video to see whether lopsided facial movements suggest a stroke. A patient …

Menlo Ventures

VCs just bet $3.2 billion on startups looking to transform healthcare. Meet the top 10 firms making the most digital health investments. | Business Insider | 11/7/2019

… public. Investments : Healthcare data analytics company MDClone and meditation and sleep app Calm, which reached unicorn status this year. 3 - Menlo Ventures Menlo Ventures partner Matt Murphy. Menlo Ventures The San Francisco-based venture capital … provider-patient experience; virtual care and diagnostics platform Buoy ; and virtual physical therapy app Kaia Health . 2 - F-Prime Capital Carl Byers, partner at F-Prime Capital whose portfolio includes Buoy Health and Firefly Health …

The Secret to Health Tech Startups Reaping Riches? Realism | Forbes | 4/26/2019

… every new entrant. Greg Yap , who founded a series of successful companies before becoming a partner in Silicon Valley’s legendary Menlo Ventures, homed in on the difference between providing digitized information and data that makes … demonstrating real value is sponsoring a clinical trial, as the virtual physical therapy company Reflexion Health has done , or publishing other research , as with a digital patient communication platform built by the Mount Sinai Health …

Tufts Medical Center, Boston MA

Pandemic Forced Insurers To Pay For In-Home Treatments. Will They Disappear? | Physicians Weekly | 6/24/2020

Tufts Medical Center wanted to free up beds for a possible surge of the coronavirus. With a push from COVID-19, such “hospital-at-home” programs and other remote technologies — from online visits with doctors to virtual physical therapy to home oxygen monitoring — have been rapidly rolled out and, often, embraced. As remote visits quickly ramped up, Medicare and many private insurers, which previously had limited telehealth coverage, temporarily relaxed …

Pandemic Forced Insurers To Pay For In-Home Treatments. Will They Disappear? | Kaiser Health News | 6/23/2020

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Tufts Medical Center

Pandemic Forced Insurers To Pay For In-Home Treatments. Will They Disappear? | Physicians Weekly | 6/24/2020

Tufts Medical Center wanted to free up beds for a possible surge of the coronavirus. With a push from COVID-19, such “hospital-at-home” programs and other remote technologies — from online visits with doctors to virtual physical therapy to home oxygen monitoring — have been rapidly rolled out and, often, embraced. As remote visits quickly ramped up, Medicare and many private insurers, which previously had limited telehealth coverage, temporarily relaxed …

Pandemic Forced Insurers To Pay For In-Home Treatments. Will They Disappear? | Kaiser Health News | 6/23/2020

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State of Massachusetts

Boston program offers support to ease safely back into fitness routine | 6/27/2020

Many gyms and training facilities in Massachusetts have been closed since mid-March and fitness routines may have been sidelined, too. There’s a program at Massachusetts General Hospital that helps people get back on track at a safe and steady pace.Olivia Greif is a soccer player and rising senior at Colby College in Maine. Last fall, injury and then surgery sidelined her. She’s been able to do virtual physical therapy

Pandemic Forced Insurers To Pay For In-Home Treatments. Will They Disappear? | Physicians Weekly | 6/24/2020

… Massachusetts, decided to give it a try. He’d felt increasingly lonely in a hospital where the COVID pandemic meant no visitors. Also, Boston’s Tufts Medical Center wanted to free up beds for a possible surge of the coronavirus. With a push from COVID-19, such “hospital-at-home” programs and other remote technologies — from online visits with doctors to virtual physical therapy to home oxygen monitoring — have been rapidly rolled …