May 24th 2023
Study identifies four broad reasons for differences
May 16th 2023
Knowing the details of how and where your service provider operates is vital to avoiding violations.
April 28th 2023
New online toolkit explains what investigators look for when examining telehealth payments through Medicare.
April 27th 2023
A focus on communication and building patient trust with can lead to reversing chronic conditions
April 18th 2023
Both groups cite difficulty of virtual physical exams for wanting face-to-face visits
HIMSS 2023 kicks off in Chicago
The biggest health technology conference in the country is now underway.
Two years into pandemic, audio-only telehealth visits were still common at California safety net clinics
Researchers say use of virtual visits, particularly in rural areas, reflects ease of access they offer
Mental health advocates seek changes to proposed telehealth rule on prescribing controlled medications
Rule would limit providers’ ability to write prescriptions without in-person visit
Telehealth can expand health care only where patients have internet access
Researchers examine disparities in areas lacking medicine and tech.
Help health care staff shortages by reducing factors that contribute to burnout
MGMA offers solutions to Senate Health Committee.
Surprising number of people are not aware of remote health care options
Despite telehealth’s popularity during the pandemic, many still don’t about it and other home health innovations
Trends to watch for the rest of 2023
Here’s what to expect from the pandemic, point-of-care marketing, AI and more for this year and beyond.
Ransomware still a threat, but watch out for hackers invading to steal health care data
‘Extortion without encrypting files’ is a growing risk to cybersecurity of medical computer networks.
Most doctors plan to continue using telemedicine after pandemic ends
But in-person visits remain preferred form of care delivery, study finds
Want to boost practice morale and productivity? Allow remote work.
Even small practices can see gains in revenue, productivity, and morale when employees are allowed to work remotely.
How to expand access to health care in rural areas
Virtual care can help connect everyone in the country to top-quality doctors
Best Buy, Walgreens growing their primary care, home health offerings
They add to recent primary care expansions by Amazon, Walmart.
Most primary care telehealth visits don’t need in-person follow-ups
Visits with internists least likely to require in-person follow-ups, pediatric visits most likely
Be wary of telehealth’s legal risks
What do physicians need to do to make sure they are avoiding both malpractice and licensing risks?
Why advances in telehealth are an impactful and growing necessity
Use data to track how patients want to interact and how insurers will cover costs as 'hybrid' becomes the new normal.
Remote scribes may reduce burnout by cutting time spent on EHR
Researchers compare effects on wellness among physicians using remote scribes to those without.
Telehealth is here to stay: How technology has become a staple for physicians and is serving unmet health care needs
Who uses virtual visits, and why? Here’s how primary care doctors and patients can benefit.
Strategies to keep patients actively engaged with primary care providers
Americans are changing how they use health care. Now is the time for primary care to rebuild relationships with them.
How virtual care benefits both patients and health care providers
Patients like convenience and easy access to care, providers see reduction in no-show rate
House of Representatives reintroduces telehealth benefits bill
Urgency growing as president announces end to COVID-19 public health emergency.
Telemedicine groups ask for clarity on remote prescribing
End of the public health emergency will end remote prescribing of controlled substances
President Biden announces end to COVID-19 pandemic-related emergency declarations
Abrupt cutoff ‘would create wide-ranging chaos’ in health care, White House says.
What Doctor Shortage?
Improving routine care management with automation and virtualization .
Physicians are facing a mental health crisis: Here are 5 ways doctors can take control of their health
Confronting mental health stigma is long overdue but necessary to assist physicians in dire need.
Expanded telehealth services probably won’t lower health care costs: study
Benefit may lie instead in expanding access to health care services
Telemedicine better than expected for consulting on surgeries
Study examines patient reactions and limitations to online meetings with surgeons.
Telehealth cuts greenhouse gas emissions by reducing patient travel
Study examines environmental effects of online visits between physicians, patients.
The 2023 telehealth service codes physicians need to know
Learning about the telehealth codes you'll need to use in 2023.
Examining post-pandemic telehealth fraud risks
During and after the COVID-19 public health emergency, expect vigilance by federal regulators.
Teladoc announces ‘fully integrated health care experience’ with app redesign
Telehealth company aims at primary care as visits exceed 50 million in 2022.
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