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Why Employers and Employees Win with Telehealth

Telehealth continues to enjoy a surge of support from both the patients who use it and the employers who rely on having a healthy workforce at their disposal. By making it more convenient and affordable to access high-quality care – …

Streamlining Policy to Improve Access to Telehealth

Today’s demanding reimbursement models are challenging healthcare organizations to adopt new delivery models that improve efficiencies and reduce costs while still maintaining high quality care. Telehealth is at the forefront of these advancements and a consistent, clear approach to supporting …

What SNFs Need to Know About Reimbursement Penalties

Care teams within skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) know intimately how readmissions affect the patients they care for, with risks including  challenging their already fragile condition while potentially increasing the potential of infection, polypharmacy, and discomfort and stress for the resident …

What Are Readmissions Actually Costing Hospitals?

In 2014 alone, hospitals stood to lose as much as 3% of their Medicare payments for high readmission rates. Leading hospitals are now realizing that the benefits of telemedicine can help to reduce costly and avoidable readmissions through better patient …

Telemedicine Growing Among Employers, Individuals

A recent report in Information Week reveals that more employers – and employees – than ever before are taking advantage of convenient, cost-effective telemedicine technology in a variety of settings. As Alison Diana’s article triumphantly states, “[t]elemedicine is reshaping the …

AMA Report Outlines Policies on Telemedicine

The American Medical Association’s Council on Medical Service recently released a comprehensive report that outlines a core set of guidelines that could drive the development of telemedicine technology for years to come. As a critical prong in the ongoing drive …

Could You Qualify for a Federal Distance Learning & Telemedicine (DLT) Grant?

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development Office provides skilled nursing facilities, long-term care facilities and other healthcare providers in geographically isolated areas with a powerful tool for expanding the range and improving the quality of the care that they …

Telemedicine Part of New Disaster Relief Model of Healthcare in Louisiana

In rural areas of the United States, mental healthcare has long been difficult to obtain. For face-to-face consultations with psychiatrists and psychologists, rural residents must often make long, difficult car trips that sap their finances and inconvenience their friends and …


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