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Telehealth expected to soar

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Visit the doctor via video? A barrier to consumer use of telehealth video consultations has been the lack of reimbursement--but looming doctor shortages may change that.
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2 telemedicine bills set to return to Congress

The bills, originally introduced in 2013 and 2014 and now set to be re-filed, would give providers more leeway in using telemedicine - and would give them more opportunities for reimbursement.
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Telehealth Bill Passes Both Chambers

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Telemedicine's missing link: connected care

Telemedicine's missing link: connected care | Excalibur is dedicated to Telehealth, providing quality offsite diagnostic interpretations to healthcare facilities nationwide. 888 212-4422  www.excaliburmed.com | Scoop.it
There's a lot of hype and excitement about telemedicine, but for it to be the healthcare revolution it promises to be, it needs a more fully executed connected care delivery model.
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Telehealth payments picking up steam in U.S. states

When it comes to reimbursement for telehealth and mobile health services, the details matter. As technology broadens the reach of care coverage for healthcare providers, refined considerations are coming into play for those who expect to get paid.
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Video visits, telemedicine today are like retail clinics were in the 1990s

Video visits, telemedicine today are like retail clinics were in the 1990s | Excalibur is dedicated to Telehealth, providing quality offsite diagnostic interpretations to healthcare facilities nationwide. 888 212-4422  www.excaliburmed.com | Scoop.it
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Why Is Telemedicine Suddenly Hot?

Why Is Telemedicine Suddenly Hot? | Excalibur is dedicated to Telehealth, providing quality offsite diagnostic interpretations to healthcare facilities nationwide. 888 212-4422  www.excaliburmed.com | Scoop.it
Google's recent announcement that it will provide telemedicine services was the crescendo to a swelling volume of recent interest. Telemedicine has been around for a generation. Why is this happening now? The new driving force is the rebirth of relationship medicine.
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Telehealth served 12 percent of VA-covered veterans in 2014

Telehealth served 12 percent of VA-covered veterans in 2014 | Excalibur is dedicated to Telehealth, providing quality offsite diagnostic interpretations to healthcare facilities nationwide. 888 212-4422  www.excaliburmed.com | Scoop.it
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Telemedicine project introduced to 5 Howard County schools

Telemedicine project introduced to 5 Howard County schools | Excalibur is dedicated to Telehealth, providing quality offsite diagnostic interpretations to healthcare facilities nationwide. 888 212-4422  www.excaliburmed.com | Scoop.it
Five Howard County schools will use telemedicine technology to boost health and student performance, officials announce Monday.
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Governor Signs Telehealth Streamlining

Governor Signs Telehealth Streamlining | Excalibur is dedicated to Telehealth, providing quality offsite diagnostic interpretations to healthcare facilities nationwide. 888 212-4422  www.excaliburmed.com | Scoop.it
A number of health care bills became law with the governor's signature, including a telehealth measure and a ban on smoking in family day care homes.
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Telemedicine’s Promise and Challenges

Telemedicine’s Promise and Challenges | Excalibur is dedicated to Telehealth, providing quality offsite diagnostic interpretations to healthcare facilities nationwide. 888 212-4422  www.excaliburmed.com | Scoop.it
Legal and procedural questions about telemedicine are piling up, but growth is skyrocketing.
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Updated GA telemedicine guidelines require in-person visit

In many cases, a physician will be required to conduct a face-to-face exam before engaging in a telehealth consult.
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Why hospitals are investing in telemedicine technology | mobihealthnews

Why hospitals are investing in telemedicine technology | mobihealthnews | Excalibur is dedicated to Telehealth, providing quality offsite diagnostic interpretations to healthcare facilities nationwide. 888 212-4422  www.excaliburmed.com | Scoop.it
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Choosing telehealth for growth: Evaluating logistics and operations

Choosing telehealth for growth: Evaluating logistics and operations | Excalibur is dedicated to Telehealth, providing quality offsite diagnostic interpretations to healthcare facilities nationwide. 888 212-4422  www.excaliburmed.com | Scoop.it
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Florida bill would let insurers negotiate telehealth reimbursements

Previous versions of the bill failed because they mandated that video visits would be reimbursed the same as in-person visits.
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Telehealth Promises to Reshape Health Care

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Lawmakers Say Telemedicine Deal Likely This Year

Lawmakers Say Telemedicine Deal Likely This Year | Excalibur is dedicated to Telehealth, providing quality offsite diagnostic interpretations to healthcare facilities nationwide. 888 212-4422  www.excaliburmed.com | Scoop.it
Pointing to a need to increase access to health care in areas such as rural communities, a bipartisan group of House and Senate leaders Tuesday expressed confidence they will reach agreement this year on a plan to boost the use of telemedicine in Florida.
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In rural ERs, telemed reduces drug errors for kids

In rural ERs, telemed reduces drug errors for kids | Excalibur is dedicated to Telehealth, providing quality offsite diagnostic interpretations to healthcare facilities nationwide. 888 212-4422  www.excaliburmed.com | Scoop.it
Telemedicine consultations from pediatric specialists reduce the number of drug errors in rural emergency departments, new research shows.
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Do doctors have the right 'bedside manner' for telehealth?

Do doctors have the right 'bedside manner' for telehealth? | Excalibur is dedicated to Telehealth, providing quality offsite diagnostic interpretations to healthcare facilities nationwide. 888 212-4422  www.excaliburmed.com | Scoop.it
Delivering care via video or smartphone is very different from being in the same room with the patient. It requires a skillset that some doctors don't have (and may never get). Here's what some telehealth providers are doing to make sure their docs are doing it right.
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Telehealth Use Growing Amid Pressure for Convenient, Affordable Care Alternatives

Telehealth Use Growing Amid Pressure for Convenient, Affordable Care Alternatives | Excalibur is dedicated to Telehealth, providing quality offsite diagnostic interpretations to healthcare facilities nationwide. 888 212-4422  www.excaliburmed.com | Scoop.it
Patients appreciate the convenience of telehealth, while payers value its potential to help patients access care in more appropriate, and often less expensive, settings and doctors appreciate the simplicity of the business model.
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Am I Sick? Google Has a Doctor Waiting on Video

Am I Sick? Google Has a Doctor Waiting on Video | Excalibur is dedicated to Telehealth, providing quality offsite diagnostic interpretations to healthcare facilities nationwide. 888 212-4422  www.excaliburmed.com | Scoop.it
Google’s “Helpouts” platform is experimenting with a new product that lets consumers talk to doctors over video.
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Post-Discharge Call Center Cuts Readmissions

Post-Discharge Call Center Cuts Readmissions | Excalibur is dedicated to Telehealth, providing quality offsite diagnostic interpretations to healthcare facilities nationwide. 888 212-4422  www.excaliburmed.com | Scoop.it
Patients who subscribed to a telemedicine call center after their release from the hospital had fewer readmissions than those who didn’t,...
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States Graded on Telemedicine Policy

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Telemedicine plan merits state support

Telemedicine plan merits state support | Excalibur is dedicated to Telehealth, providing quality offsite diagnostic interpretations to healthcare facilities nationwide. 888 212-4422  www.excaliburmed.com | Scoop.it
The Federation of State Medical Boards, composed of agencies across the country that license and regulate the medical profession, is crafting a legally binding interstate compact that would promote the use of telemedicine by simplifying the licensing process for doctors who want to practice in multiple states. “The compact would make it easier for physicians to get a license to practice in multiple states and would strengthen public protection because it would help state's share disciplinary information that they cannot share now,” Mari E. Robinson, executive director of the Texas Medical Board, told the New York Times. Some health care providers are already acting to fill the gaps and are using video technology to connect patients in rural communities with emergency medicine doctors at remote locations, Express-News medical writer Peggy O'Hare reported.
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The New Face Of Healthcare Innovation: 7 Ways Telemedicine Changes The Healthcare Landscape, And What It Means For You

The New Face Of Healthcare Innovation: 7 Ways Telemedicine Changes The Healthcare Landscape, And What It Means For You | Excalibur is dedicated to Telehealth, providing quality offsite diagnostic interpretations to healthcare facilities nationwide. 888 212-4422  www.excaliburmed.com | Scoop.it
The pool of entrepreneurs in the race to offer mobile health consulting is growing larger by the day. With telemedicine, users have the power of accessibility in their hands with apps such as TouchCare and iBluebutton (see below). While the concept of telemedicine isn’t new, having the accessibility to one’s doctor is. Here are seven ways telemedicine changes the healthcare landscape—for the better:
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