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Shane Sullivan

Why Provider Networks Are Going Virtual

By General Interest, Provider Burnout, Resource Management, Telemedicine Technologies, Uncategorized, Virtual Care No Comments
Here’s what’s great about telemedicine: it can benefit multiple healthcare players at once. So often experience and cynicism have trained us to think of healthcare as a zero-sum game, where expanded market offerings for some patients drive up insurance premiums for others, or a payer’s cost savings program increases the...
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7 Ways Telemedicine is Helping Critical Access Hospitals

By General Interest, Telemedicine Technologies, Virtual Care One Comment
If you’re a telemedicine advocate, you know it can transform rural healthcare. Virtual care is extending emergency services to South American villages unreachable by ambulance; it’s helping to stem the rising tide of communicable and chronic disease in Africa. In the U.S., patients in agricultural communities and remote Appalachian and...
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Treating Skin Cancer in West Texas: A Teledermatology Story

By Patient Engagement, Resource Management, Telemedicine Technologies, Virtual Care No Comments
Nearly 20 Americans die from melanoma every day. That’s a dire statistic and a frustrating one, given that the five-year survival rate for people whose melanoma is detected and treated early is 99 percent. Skin cancer screenings can undoubtedly save lives – but only when patients are aware of their...
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7 Ways School-Based Telemedicine Helps Kids

By Grants and Funding, Health Information Technology, School-Based Healthcare, Virtual Care No Comments
While most people associate telehealth services with clinical settings, telemedicine is revolutionizing an unexpected environment these days: schools. Virtual health solutions are becoming standard in both the traditional nurse’s office and school-based health centers (SBHCs) and they’re treating a rising number of children. Here’s why telemedicine programs are so effective...
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