Remember when doctors used to make house calls routinely? The days of personalized, in-home medical care are returning, but with a twist. Thanks to video medicine technology, Wisconsin company Astia Health can connect you with a physician, no matter where you are, and deliver treatment to your doorstep.
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Telemedicine advocates have long been expounding the savings of reduced or eliminated travel for patients, and a new study has proven that these savings are real.
According to a new study, using telemedicine for home health management of obstructive sleep apnea may be just as effective as in-person care. Patients were highly satisfied with the telemedicine visits, even commenting favorably on the reduced travel burden and increased convenience.
These days, healthcare providers are looking for ways to increase patient engagement. Many forward-thinking organizations are finding that telemedicine offers a versatile tool for building meaningful relationships with patients and their families while reducing the cost of delivering care.
swyMed will be “Taking Care of Business” at HIMSS 2016—where will you be? How do we stack up against Elvis?
Consumers aren’t the only ones who are clamoring for the more convenient healthcare—it seems that doctors are, too. On February 3, the American Medical Association (AMA) announced its support for the Creating Opportunities Now for Necessary and Effective Care Technologies (CONNECT) for Health Act, a telemedicine bill that aims to increase patients’ access to providers […]
Those who are skeptical of telemedicine question whether the quality of care provided by a video visit can match that of an in-office visit, but a recent study suggests that clinical impressions are retained highly during telemedicine consultations.
Just this week, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a final rule proclaiming that telemedicine for Medicaid home health services may qualify for reimbursement. CMS urges individual states to determine specifically the types of telemedicine that will be authorized.
The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society’s (HIMSS) Annual Conference and Exhibition will be held February 29 through March 4, 2016 in Las Vegas. Although HIMSS covers a broader range of topics than telemedicine, we encourage you to stop in and take a look if you’ll be in the area. HIMSS offers a rich resource […]
By now, you’ve most likely heard about telemedicine being used in hospitals, ambulances, and doctor’s offices—and maybe even workplaces and pharmacies—but the technology is appearing in more places than you might think. Of all the places that are leveraging these services, here are just three of the most intriguing telemedicine uses.
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- Microsoft & SwyMed improve health outcomes by connecting remote patients with specialistsSeptember 6, 2017 - 8:51 am
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- Proposed Rule Would Allow VA Telemedicine Providers to Treat Patients across State LinesOctober 6, 2017 - 12:21 pm