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Compact Ready for Consideration, Telemedicine

September 5, 2014 | By | Reply More
Compact Ready for Consideration, Telemedicine

The Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) announced today its proposed Interstate Medical Licensure Compact has been finalized.  When adopted by states, it will become a mechanism for telemedicine across state borders. Now, it’s up to the individual state legislatures to pass the model legislation from the FSMB to join the compact. Once the first seven […]

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‘ConnectedHEALTH with Joel E. Barthelemy’ – Episode 45

August 27, 2014 | By | Reply More
‘ConnectedHEALTH with Joel E. Barthelemy’ – Episode 45

Congressional Hearing Part Two Barthelemy has more testimony from a recent Congressional Hearing on Telemedicine in this episode of his video blog, ConnectedHEALTH.  Send an email to: joelsblog@globalmed.com   Transcript: Hello again, I’m Joel Barthelemy. Over the past year, I’ve spent a lot of time in this weekly video blog explaining why connected health in […]

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How Serious is Chronic Disease?

August 21, 2014 | By | Reply More
How Serious is Chronic Disease?

How serious is chronic disease? The Centers for Disease Control points out that it is the leading cause of death and disability in the United States.  Seventy-percent of all deaths can be attributed to it.  Nearly 9 in 10 Americans (88%) over the age of 65 have at least one chronic health condition, but WHO […]

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‘ConnectedHEALTH with Joel E. Barthelemy’ – Episode 44

August 21, 2014 | By | Reply More
‘ConnectedHEALTH with Joel E. Barthelemy’ – Episode 44

Congressional Hearing Part One On Thursday, July 31, 2014, the Committee on Small Business Subcommittee on Health and Technology held a hearing titled, Telemedicine: A Prescription for Small Medical Practices?​ The hearing was held in Room 2360 of the Rayburn House Office Building.  In this episode of ConnectedHEALTH, GlobalMed CEO Joel E. Barthelemy provides us […]

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‘ConnectedHEALTH with Joel E. Barthelemy’ – Episode 43

August 13, 2014 | By | Reply More
‘ConnectedHEALTH with Joel E. Barthelemy’ – Episode 43

Take Action On Medicare It’s quite a scandal – one that perhaps the focus on the VA’s problems may have caused you to overlook.  Medicare has inappropriately paid out billions to doctors in “rampant” upcoding for more than 13 years, and still may be doing it even today.  Meanwhile, in this episode of Connected Health, […]

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Is Your Telehealth Program Compliant with Regulations?

August 12, 2014 | By | Reply More
Is Your Telehealth Program Compliant with Regulations?

Greg Billings, Executive Director of the Robert J. Waters Center for Telehealth and eHealth Law, explains what healthcare providers need to know.  He spoke in the GlobalMed booth at the American Telemedicine Association gathering in Baltimore.

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‘ConnectedHEALTH with Joel E. Barthelemy’ – Episode 42

August 6, 2014 | By | Reply More
‘ConnectedHEALTH with Joel E. Barthelemy’ – Episode 42

FSMB Compact In this episode of ConnectedHealth, GlobalMed CEO Joel E. Barthelemy discusses obstacles physicians face when practicing telemedicine across state lines, and The Federation of State Medical Boards’ compact regarding that practice.  Send an email to: joelsblog@globalmed.com   Transcript:   Hello again, I’m Joel Barthelemy. More and more, it seems like the solution to […]

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Physician Shortage Debate And Telemedicine

August 1, 2014 | By | Reply More
Physician Shortage Debate And Telemedicine

Are we or are we not facing a projected shortage of 91,000 physicians by 2020 that will grow to more than 130,000 by 2025? Dr. Donald Berwick and Gail Wilensky, both former administrators of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid, have inserted themselves into the debate as to whether the United States faces a severe […]

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