Not everyone can easily access traditional healthcare. The next question to ask is “Who can and should benefit from telehealth?” All of us. There is a benefit to be had by all but the top priority for those of us in the business of telehealth should be the poor and underserved.
Not everyone should have a Telehealth program for many different reasons. Maybe no one has done the homework needed to make an informed decision, maybe someone heard that a competitor was doing it, maybe someone took the leap without looking. Telehealth isn’t hard but it is something that requires a bit of thought and a bit of planning. So why not do Telehealth?
Challenges and Opportunities: Takeaways from the 10th Annual Global Partnership for Telehealth Conference
Blossoming due to revolutionary technology, wider acceptance among traditional providers, patient demands, and increasing traction from payors, health care that leverages technology to serve patients remotely—telehealth—is finally becoming mainstream. Still, we […]
One question I’ve been asked repeatedly is whether a physician who provides the professional component of telemedicine services may reassign his or her Medicare billing rights to a hospital. This […]
Monica Rockwell, a patient advocate with SWGA Sickle Cell Awareness, provides valuable information concerning the breadth of Sickle Cell diagnoses and shares her own story of using telemedicine to provide […]
Although telehealth is gaining traction as a bridge between patient need for both rural access and urban convenience, reimbursement for telehealth services has made progress in 2018 but continues to […]