Many federal, state and local correctional facilities are turning to telemedicine as a cost-effective solution for providing high quality care.
The Texas Medical Board last week withdrew its appeal against Teladoc's lawsuit that alleges the state's telemedicine rules violate federal antitrust laws, sending the dispute back to a federal trial court.
Texas and its state medical board on Monday withdrew their appeal that questioned whether Teladoc could challenge the state's controversial telemedicine restrictions. Teladoc said the state medical board's decision was strategic since it had suffered several legal losses over the issue.
Fixing the nation's broken system of care for millions of Americans suffering from mental illness and drug addiction has risen to the top of Congress' agenda. The big question is whether lawmakers will have enough time to tackle the issue during the lame-duck session.
As a labor-intensive industry, healthcare works to become more efficient.
Expansion of Medicaid in the 19 states that have not already done so should be a healthcare priority of the next president and Congress, a panel of healthcare policy experts told a breakfast audience Thursday of the Nashville Health Care Council.
UPMC health system has announced the launch of a telemedicine software company that will help patients reach doctors during off hours. The move is aimed at reducing avoidable hospital admissions among nursing home patients.
Modern Healthcare health IT reporter Joseph Conn interviewed Surescripts CEO Tom Skelton about the role of e-prescribing in achieving meaningful interoperability.
Teladoc has urged a federal appeals court not to toss out its challenge of the Texas Medical Board's controversial telemedicine restrictions.
Teladoc urged a federal appeals court not to toss its challenge of the Texas Medical Board's controversial telemedicine restrictions.
Telemedicine's rapid growth means more physicians will need to learn a proper “webside manner” so their patients will feel comfortable during virtual visits.
Telemedicine company HealthTap will provide translation services in 21 languages during virtual group consultations with doctors, patients and their families.