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Top 10 healthcare issues to watch in 2015

Top 10 healthcare issues to watch in 2015 | World Wide Telemedicine | Scoop.it
Consumerism in healthcare is changing the industry, as patients are paying far closer attention to the costs of medical care than in the past.
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Small physician practices embrace telemedicine | FierceHealthcare

Small physician practices embrace telemedicine | FierceHealthcare | World Wide Telemedicine | Scoop.it
Sure, the biggest telemedicine programs are run out of large hospitals and health systems. But increasingly, standalone primary care providers and specialists are finding value in seeing patients remotely—both to keep revenues that might otherwise go to outside telemedicine providers and as a cost-effective way to attract patients from a wider region.
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Coverage For Mental Health Via Telemedicine Soars At US Employers - Forbes

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The push by these companies into telemedicine, or telehealth, comes as insurance companies and government health programs provide more reimbursement for online healthcare services including video consultations. Already, nearly all employers, or 96%, ...
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Telehealth Essential Resource Addiction Treatment

Telehealth Essential Resource Addiction Treatment | World Wide Telemedicine | Scoop.it
Telehealth Essential Resource Addiction Treatment
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HealthTap to open Asia-Pacific hub in Hamilton

HealthTap to open Asia-Pacific hub in Hamilton | World Wide Telemedicine | Scoop.it
US telehealth firm HealthTap will open an Asia-Pacific office in Hamilton to help service its existing relationship with Waikato
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Telemedicine Basically Healthy, with Some Complications

The promise of telehealth and telemedicine is profound, but lots of issues must be overcome.
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Despite industry uncertainty, investors pour money into healthcare startups

As Congress works to repeal the ACA, investors are backing healthcare startups that provide direct patient care and avoid the insurance system altogether, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.
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Teladoc CMO Dr. Henry DePhillips talks telebehavioral health at ATA (Q&A)

Teladoc CMO Dr. Henry DePhillips talks telebehavioral health at ATA (Q&A) | World Wide Telemedicine | Scoop.it
At the American Telemedicine Association conference, MedCity chatted with Dr. Henry DePhillips, Teladoc's chief medical officer.
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The Evolution of Telehealth and the Rise of Healthcare Everywhere

The Evolution of Telehealth and the Rise of Healthcare Everywhere | World Wide Telemedicine | Scoop.it
The evolution of telehealth has put us on course for a future of “healthcare everywhere.” Over the next decade, the need to meet a healthcare provider within the confines of brick and mortar will e…
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‘Telemental’ Health Is Becoming the Norm

‘Telemental’ Health Is Becoming the Norm | World Wide Telemedicine | Scoop.it
One area where more research is needed is on programs that mix telemental health with traditional treatment, because in many instances a combination of the two will work better than a steady diet of either. The use of telemental health as an alternative or a backup needn’t be saved for emergencies.
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Carbon Health launches virtual clinic to create network of independent physician practices (updated)

Carbon Health launches virtual clinic to create network of independent physician practices (updated) | World Wide Telemedicine | Scoop.it
Early stage investor Builders VC led a $6.5 million financing round.
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Why Telehealth Won't Make Healthcare Sustainable - Semantic Consulting

Why Telehealth Won't Make Healthcare Sustainable - Semantic Consulting | World Wide Telemedicine | Scoop.it
Digital Health Space describes the space between patients and physicians and physician to physician. It's mission is to reduce this space.
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Telemedicine Could Be Great, if People Stopped Using It Like Uber

Telemedicine Could Be Great, if People Stopped Using It Like Uber | World Wide Telemedicine | Scoop.it
Dialing a doctor has never been easier, but that doesn't mean telemedicine is working out the way policymakers hoped.
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Telehealth demand increases telehealth prices

Telehealth demand increases telehealth prices | World Wide Telemedicine | Scoop.it
Telehealth prices for services have increased in the last three years due to telehealth parity and rising demand, according IBISWorld.
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Providers: Embrace Virtual, Ubiquitous Healthcare or Risk Extinction - Telemedicine Magazine

Providers: Embrace Virtual, Ubiquitous Healthcare or Risk Extinction - Telemedicine Magazine | World Wide Telemedicine | Scoop.it
In large part, state and federal regulators are rolling out the red carpet for telemedicine. Are you ready? Here are ten crucial steps to take in your virtual care transformation. There is little debate that virtual health is the future of healthcare. In fact, as has been written in this publication, the terms “virtual health,Read More
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Is Telehealth Helping Cut Down on Office Visits? Study Says No « Center for Telehealth and e-Health Law

Is Telehealth Helping Cut Down on Office Visits? Study Says No « Center for Telehealth and e-Health Law | World Wide Telemedicine | Scoop.it
For many patients, one of the main selling points of telehealth might be its potential to help them cut down on office visits to health care providers—to allow them to access care from the comfort of home, rather than having to spend the time on an in-office encounter. But according to a new multi-year study […]
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Former Teladoc pioneer and Chief Medical Officer, Richard Boxer M.D., joins a growing group of senior health executives gravitating to Miami based health-tech startup EpicMD

Former Teladoc pioneer and Chief Medical Officer, Richard Boxer M.D., joins a growing group of senior health executives gravitating to Miami based health-tech startup EpicMD | World Wide Telemedicine | Scoop.it
Miami, Florida, July 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Health-technology start-up EpicMD was built to address the nation’s growing demand for high quality, affordable healthcare. The unique business model pairs doctors with the technology and support they need to offer patients a 24 x 7 concierge care solution while simultaneously reducing costs. As reported last week…
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Top Docs Radio March 27, 2017 - Global Partnership for Telehealth

In January of this year, Forbes magazine ran an article that asked the question: Will 2017 Be the Year of Telemedicine? With the finding solutions to the US healthcare system is in the news daily, telemedicine expansion helps solve some problems of affordability and access and offers the benefits of faster care, convenience and often lower …
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Now Healthcare Group Raises £4m in Funding

Now Healthcare Group Raises £4m in Funding | World Wide Telemedicine | Scoop.it
FinSMEs is the news site for venture capital and private equity deals
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Heal brings its on-demand doctor house call service to Washington DC

Heal brings its on-demand doctor house call service to Washington DC | World Wide Telemedicine | Scoop.it
Patients in most of D.C. and parts of Northern Virginia will now have instant access to an unhurried, highly-qualified doctor, in-home or at their office, at an affordable cost.
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BumblebeeMD Generates Buzz with ‘One Card, Six Sweet Benefits’

BumblebeeMD Generates Buzz with ‘One Card, Six Sweet Benefits’ | World Wide Telemedicine | Scoop.it
There's plenty of buzz surrounding a new launch, the details of which MHW was made privy to this week. Medical expenses are soaring: insurance premiums and
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Telehealth App Lawsuit Spotlights Privacy Questions

Telehealth App Lawsuit Spotlights Privacy Questions | World Wide Telemedicine | Scoop.it
A class action lawsuit against telehealth software vendor MDLive shines a spotlight on regulatory gaps and other murky privacy and security issues related to the
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How Telehealth Platforms Will Reshape U.S. Healthcare Delivery

How Telehealth Platforms Will Reshape U.S. Healthcare Delivery | World Wide Telemedicine | Scoop.it
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Telehealth in the United States is entering a new phase of accelerating growth. Indicators of this next phase include: FDA approval o
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Telehealth and the road to point-of-care everywhere

Telehealth and the road to point-of-care everywhere | World Wide Telemedicine | Scoop.it
Telehealth adoption is primed for growth as use cases broaden - what's the opportunity for healthcare brands?
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Duke using telemedicine to cut ER wait times :: WRAL.com

Duke using telemedicine to cut ER wait times :: WRAL.com | World Wide Telemedicine | Scoop.it
Many people are often reluctant to seek emergency care at a hospital because they think they'll be stuck in a crowded waiting room for hours before they see a doctor. Duke University Hospital's emergency department is trying to use telemedicine to address the concerns.
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Success in Telemedicine: The Nitty Gritty on Implementation, Billing, & Patient Engagement

Success in Telemedicine: The Nitty Gritty on Implementation, Billing, & Patient Engagement | World Wide Telemedicine | Scoop.it
We all know the benefits of telemedicine and telehealth, but actually doing telemedicine is a challenge that many physician practices don’t want to face. Dr Ranya Habash, the CMO of Everbridge and …
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