Study Finds Telehealth Visits Cost Seventy Percent Less

Study Finds Telehealth Visits Cost Seventy Percent Less

The emergence of telehealth is poised to reinvent the healthcare sector.FierceHealthIT reports that telehealth visits can save $100 or more when compared to traditional in-person care. A study by Dale H. Yamamoto of Red Quill Consulting, Inc. found that, “The average...

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Three Keys to Success for Telemedicine in 2015

Three Keys to Success for Telemedicine in 2015

Elaborating on the progression of telemedicine, VentureBeat reflects on analysts’ predictions. “By 2018, 65 percent of interactions with healthcare organizations will be done via mobile devices, and by 2018 70 percent of them will have apps, offer wearables, do remote...

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Colorado Making Strides for Telemedicine

Colorado Making Strides for Telemedicine

Colorado took a major step towards making telemedicine broadly accessible this past week. In a unanimous vote, The House Health, Insurance and Environment Committee passed a bill that would expand an existing law that supports telemedicine for patients in rural areas...

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Strong Patient Interest in Telemedicine

Strong Patient Interest in Telemedicine

A Software Advice survey revealed that 75% of patients who have never used telemedicine said they were interested in trying such services in place of an in-person medical visit, as reported by this article on iHealthBeat.org. Of those 75% of patients, 39% identified...

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Telepsychiatry: Helping Supply Meet Demand

Telepsychiatry: Helping Supply Meet Demand

With an increase in patient demand for psychiatric treatment and a decreased supply of psychiatrists, medical officials and experts are looking to telepsychiatry as a pragmatic and potentially necessary tool to help resolve the disparity. The American Psychiatric...

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Insight: the Future of Telemedicine

Insight: the Future of Telemedicine

As telehealth continues to grow, we can look to established global leaders within the field to provide key points for the adoption, expansion, and success of telemedicine in the US.The Institute for Health Technology Transformation (iHT2) recently published an...

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Expanded Medicare Coverage for Telehealth

Expanded Medicare Coverage for Telehealth

Insurance-wise, medicare has been one of the most receptive facets of national health care to the adoption of telemedicine. With an increasing number of expected Medicare recipients and seemingly decreasing funds with which to care for them, telemedicine may provide...

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Twitter to Telemedicine: Health Care and Millenials

Twitter to Telemedicine: Health Care and Millenials

As telehealth plays an increasingly significant role in the conversation around health care, the question naturally arises, who will be the first real adopters? Studies have indicated that demand for virtual health care services will mostly likely originate with the...

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