11Mar, 2016

Department Of Defense Expands Telemedicine For Military Members

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Telemedicine Continues To Expand Within The Government Members of the military have been seeking convenient, affordable health care for years and telehealth could play a huge role in assisting them meet their needs. In early February the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs for the U.S. Department of Defense, Jonathan Woodson, M.D. issued a memorandum making significant, beneficial changes […]
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8Mar, 2016

Telehealth Bill Sheds Light On Insurance Reimbursement

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Telemedicine: A Growing Field of Medicine Multiple organizations are looking to expand the current insurance reimbursement procedures for telemedicine providers across the country.  These organizations are looking to implement telemedicine services in an array of medical areas or at the very least, increase discussions of telehealth at a national level. The Creating Opportunities Now for […]
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24Feb, 2016

Florida Expands Telehealth Allowing Controlled Substance Prescribing

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New regulations allowing controlled substance prescribing in Florida using telehealth services expands the telemedicine industry even further.  As of March 21, 2016, Florida Administrative Code r. 64B8-9.0141 (Standards for Telemedicine Practice) was updated. The newly amended rule reads, subsection (4) Controlled substances shall not be prescribed for the use of telemedicine except for the treatment of psychiatric […]
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23Feb, 2016

Medicare And Private Insurer Reimbursements Expanding For Telehealth

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Telehealth is becoming the fastest expanding field for medical services, with Medicare and private insurer companies now offering more reimbursements. What this means for the public is that telehealth services will be made more widely available. It will also make things easier for medical providers to offer these innovative healthcare options to people in need of healthcare. As the […]
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10Feb, 2016

Report Shows Telemedicine Is Satisfactory In Diagnosing Children

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Telemedicine Proves An Effective Means For Treatment A recent study completed by Yale University and published in the February 5th issue of Pediatrics shows that online telehealth examinations were just as effective as that done in-person. The study examined 132 patients who ranged in age from 2 months to 36 months. The reports “showed excellent agreement between bedside and telemedicine […]
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26Dec, 2015

Telemedicine A Driving Force Behind Innovation In 2016

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As telemedicine continues to be a driving force behind innovation into 2016, let's take a look at some of the latest trends in healthcare. The growth of telehealth will be uninterrupted as a value-based strategy to generate revenue for providers and cut costs across the board by reducing the frequency and severity of hospital visits. […]
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23Dec, 2015

Insurers Continue To Offer Reimbursement For Telemedicine

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As telemedicine continues to be the driving force of convenient and affordable healthcare access, insurance companies are offering reimbursement to licensed providers in states across the country. The list of states with parity laws requiring coverage and reimbursement for telemedicine is growing at an alarming rate as telehealth continues to solidify itself as the future […]
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17Dec, 2015

Report Shows A Promising Future For Telemedicine

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There is a bright and promising future for the telemedicine industry; a new report shows many great milestones for this exciting medicinal field. Telehealth is a tool that utilizes online communication and other forms of telecommunications in order to provide quality health services. It is already being used to break down certain barriers that held […]
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15Dec, 2015

Over 200 Telemedicine Bills In US Legislature

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As telemedicine services are quickly growing, private and government insurance plans are expanding to fit the demands of this exciting branch of healthcare. According to a report from the National Conference of State Legislatures, all but eight states passed, at least, one bill relating to telehealth. This year, state lawmakers have introduced over 200 bills relating […]
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2Apr, 2015

Save Money, Increase Health and Extend Life with Telemedicine

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A recent report by the American Journal of Medical Care attests to the incredible power that telemedicine has in transforming the relationship between patients and health care providers (1). While a patient may go to a doctor only for a specific malady, say cardiovascular disease, they frequently have comorbidities stemming from particular lifestyle habits. According […]
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