Top Do’s and Don’ts of Telehealth

Top Do’s and Don’ts of Telehealth

In an excellent article featured on The Healthcare IT Guy, Shahid N. Shah, CEO of Netspective Communications, transcribes his interview with Hands on Telehealth. The interview is both extremely informative and comprehensive, covering topics ranging from standards...
Best Practices for Implementing Telehealth

Best Practices for Implementing Telehealth

In an article entitled “A New Emphasis on Telehealth,” published by the American Psychological Association (APA), telehealth is discussed as an effective and in-demand alternative to in-person treatment while best practice tips are outlined for psychologists currently...
The “Peopleware” Side of Telemedicine

The “Peopleware” Side of Telemedicine

In an excellent article for Forbes, contributor Russ Alan Prince discussed the fallibility of the human side of telemedicine, also known as “peopleware.” Prince breaks down “peopleware” thusly: “There are two components to “peopleware.”...
Telepsychiatry: Where Care Meets Technology

Telepsychiatry: Where Care Meets Technology

A promising pilot study has been conducted in South Carolina where patients admitted to emergency departments are eligible to receive help from a psychiatrist via technology. The results of the study were very positive with, “$1,400 in savings per episode of...
Telemedicine and the Parity Hurdle

Telemedicine and the Parity Hurdle

When discussing the issues surrounding telemedicine, parity law is an ongoing fight for some states trying to integrate telehealth into their healthcare legislation. Parity law is the insurer being held responsible for reimbursing patients who participate in...