By launching telehealth visits via its app, CVS Health is playing catch up with Walgreens, which has offered virtual visits for more than three years.
Virtual ICU care can improve access and boost quality for both patients and providers. It can also strengthen patient retention, especially in rural facilities.
With changing health care reimbursement models, growing consumer demand, and advances in digital technologies, virtual care is a must-have for health systems. But how can hospitals and health systems gain physician buy-in? It might be easier than you think.
To help meet the growing demand for genetics services amid a national shortage of genetic providers, some health systems in northeast Ohio have turned to telemedicine.
In a sweeping rule, the CMS is taking multiple steps to reduce documentation requirements on doctors and to pay them for telehealth visits. The proposed rule includes some significant changes to administration of MACRA.
InTouch Health, which makes a telehealth platform, will develop software for kiosks in Rite Aid pharmacies, with the hope that the virtual care will improve access.
Smartphones and tablets have been with us for about a decade. Fortunately or unfortunately, these devices have become an extension of who we are. We rely on them for just about everything—from taking and sending high-resolution photos to conducting meetings or visiting with family and friends...
More states are allowing providers to prescribe controlled substances via telemedicine, reflecting growing acceptance for the technology overall. But federal restrictions remain, and reimbursement is still lagging.
By improving adherence to rehab regimens, Reflexion Health wants to improve outcomes.
At Modern Healthcare's 2018 Transformation Summit, healthcare leaders discussed the future of the industry, including the importance of digital tools and old-fashioned human empathy.
Telemedicine is expanding across the country, changing from something providers and patients consider cool to something they consider essential.
Avia and former CMS Administrator Andy Slavitt announced a new Medicaid transformation initiative at the network summit, and healthcare leaders looked to pizza for digital tips.