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Leveraging Telehealth for ED Follow-Up Visits

n Washington, D.C., George Washington Medical Faculty Associates (GW MFA)—affiliated with the George Washington University Hospital—has been providing telehealth services for the maritime industry since 1989. So when the organization decided to extend those services for the GW University Hospital …

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Five Takeaways from North Dakota’s Proposed Telemedicine Rules

The North Dakota Board of Medicine issued proposed regulations designed to move the Peace Garden State to the list of telemedicine-friendly states. Read More

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3 Reasons ACOs Should Embrace Telemedicine

Accountable care organizations may soon be putting more focus on the use of telemedicine–technology that can help reduce costs and increase quality of care. Read More

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Telehealth Coverage Legislation throughout Four States

Telehealth coverage legislation is being modified and implemented across the country due to its many benefits such as cost reduction and greater access to care. Nathaniel Lacktman, attorney and expert in telemedicine law at Foley & Lardner, explained to mHealthIntelligence.com …

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Loyola Medicine, Palos Community Hospital Jointly Launch Innovative Telemedicine Program

Loyola Medicine and Palos Community Hospital launched today an innovative telemedicine program that enables specialists from Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood to assist Palos physicians in diagnosing and treating strokes in patients at Palos Community. Read More

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Telemedicine Codes Added to CMS Final Payment Rules

New telemedicine billing codes are featured in the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ final rules for payments to physicians and hospitals, which were released late last week. Read More

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Patient Engagement Expands with Telehealth, Mobile Devices

Today, consumers have a wide variety of technologies to choose from when interacting with the world around them. Many are glued to their iPhones, tablets, or other mobile devices in order to keep up with their jobs, their friends and …

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Urban, Rural and Business Communities Must Work Together to Boost Health

Preventing and treating diseases, such as diabetes and heart disease, isn’t just the job of the health care industry. It requires whole populations to work together, panelists at a forum here said last week. Read More

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Telemedicine Making Drug Trials Cheaper And Quicker

Two years ago I was introduced to Genentech’s innovation group to help them solve a clearly defined problem, that clinical trials are too slow, too painful, too expensive and not very patient-centric. The industries around this problem, especially telemedicine, had …

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Telehealth Cuts Shelter’s ER Visits, 911 Calls

An Omaha, Neb., homeless shelter is using telemedicine consults for its clients to reduce emergency department visits and calls to 911. Read More

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