Telehealth is the use of electronic information and telecommunications technologies to support and promote long-distance clinical health care, patient and professional health-related education, public health and health administration. This week’s Friday Five recaps our month long concentration on telehealth.
Check out HealthcareNOW Radio’s telehealth infographic. It highlights the top benefits, types of services, mechanisms for delivery, how payment works, and how COVID-19 has increased the demand for telehealth.
By Joel Barthelemy – Telemedicine (also called telehealth, virtual care, or virtual health) is the use of digital information and communication technologies, such as computers and mobile devices, to gain access to health care services remotely.
By Joel Barthelemy – Telehealth has been around for years. Why did it take a global crisis to wake up the healthcare industry? There’s only one surprise about Covid-19 and that’s everyone’s surprise at the severity of the ongoing catastrophe.
ATA Calls On Governors to Recognize Out-Of-State Licensed Clinicians and Waive Telemedicine Restrictions to Help Combat COVID-19
The ATA pledged to support states across the nation and their health care needs by encouraging governors and state professional licensing boards to allow out-of-state clinicians holding a license in good standing to treat residents in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.
By Joel Barthelemy – Hospitals and universities have something in common: they often go beyond their campuses to help their communities. That’s especially true when they come together in an academic medical center (AMC), which acts as a hybrid of medical school, teaching hospital and university.
By Shane Sullivan – While most people associate telehealth services with clinical settings, telemedicine is revolutionizing an unexpected environment these days: schools.
This week’s Friday Five identifies five benefits to pediatric telemedicine from Gigi Sorenson, RN, MSN Chief Clinical Officer, Vice President of Operations at GlobalMed.
A look back at some of the most memorable guests from 2018, which included thought leaders in areas such as CRISPR gene editing technology, Artificial Intelligence and Voice in health care, the rise of innovative care delivery models as well as the transformation in health profession training.