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What You Should Know About Telehealth Insurance Waivers

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Mar 28, 2016
If you've reviewed some of our previous articles on how to build a telemedicine program, you might have heard us use the phrase "telehealth insurance waiver."...
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, patient insurance, Practice Management, telehealth, telehealth billing, telehealth insurance waiver, Telemedicine

How to Choose the Right Telehealth Vendor for Your Practice

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Mar 24, 2016
So, you're ready to add telehealth to your practice. But how do you choose the right telehealth solution for your practice?...
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Topics: billing, eVisit Blog Posts, Practice Management, practice mgmt, revenue, ROI, telehealth, Telemedicine, telemedicine vendor, vendor

The Case for Telemedicine and Pediatrics

Posted by Hattie Hayes, Mar 22, 2016
As any parent knows, pediatric care often comes with a sense of urgency. Whether a child has to leave school early due to illness, sustains an injury during sports or other activities, or is simply too young to articulate what's hurting, with kids, it's a good idea to head straight to the professionals. And for pediatricians, that equates to overcrowded waiting rooms and hectic office experiences. It can be a challenge to get kids into the office at all. Many parents are working in doctor's visits around school schedules, or trying to balance the ...
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, chronic care, health tech, pediatric surgery, pediatrics, Practice Management, rural, telehealth, telemed, Telemedicine

Study Shows 51% of Physicians Using Telehealth to Compete

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Mar 14, 2016
Telemedicine is quickly becoming more than just a convenient way to drive more revenue to your practice or adjust your work-life balance. Physicians are now offering virtual visits as a way to remain competitive in the primary care market, according to a recent report from Price-Waterhouse Cooper (PwC)....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, concierge medicine, family practice, mHealth, Practice Management, retail health, revenue, telehealth, Telemedicine

How Telemedicine Improves Burn Care

Posted by Hattie Hayes, Mar 9, 2016
Treatment for burns can be a challenge, thanks to slow recovery rates inherent to the type of injury. Keeping up with care is difficult even under ideal conditions, and readmission rates are high. The Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project estimates that almost 1 in 5 patients with burns or similar wounds are readmitted to the hospital. Patients with burns are among the most likely to need hospital readmission, especially if they're over 65. Rural patients face a similar challenge when it comes to continued burn care....
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Topics: acute, eVisit Blog Posts, burn care, burn centers, burn treatment, dermatology, emergency, follow up, telehealth, Telemedicine

FREE Webinar: What's the ROI of Telehealth?

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Mar 2, 2016
In a recent survey, 90% of healthcare execs said they’re currently developing or implementing telehealth programs. With stats like that, it’s undeniable that telehealth is a fast-trending topic in the medical field....
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Topics: benefits of telemedicine, eVisit Blog Posts, finance, Practice Management, practice mgmt, revenue, ROI, telehealth, Telemedicine, use case

History of Telemedicine Infographic

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Feb 25, 2016
These days, we sometimes take telehealth (and general telecommunications and digital technology, for that matter), for granted. Afterall, with the widespread popularity of apps like Skype and the modern convenience of the internet, connecting with someone virtually seems almost commonplace....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, digital health, history of telemed, Infographic, mHealth, mobile health, smartphones, telehealth, Telemedicine

Using Telemedicine for Addiction Treatment

Posted by Hattie Hayes, Feb 24, 2016
We currently have a nationwide crisis going on in the mental health field. With the opioid epidemic growing, there just aren't enough counseling and addiction services to go around....
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Topics: addiction, eVisit Blog Posts, counseling, mHealth, mobile health, telehealth, Telemedicine, therapy

Don't Miss These HIMSS16 Sessions

Posted by Hattie Hayes, Feb 23, 2016
With HIMSS16 right around the corner, you're hard at work making your schedule, making meetup plans with Twitter friends and packing granola bars for in-between sessions. We've compiled a list of presentations and panels focused in on patient engagement, connected healthcare and health IT. If you enjoy our blog content or Twitter interactions, you'll like these HIMSS sessions!...
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, data, engagement, health tech, healthit, himss, himss16, Telemedicine, wearables

Will Telehealth Explode in 2016? Experts Weight In

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Feb 17, 2016
Telehealth has been getting a lot of attention in the last couple years. And it’s no wonder, considering some experts project the industry to be worth $34 billion by 2020. Last year alone, legislators introduced over 200 telehealth-related bills and passed key policy to help expand coverage and support for telehealth....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, digital health, health tech, mHealth, telehealth, Telemedicine

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