Posted on Tue, August 23, 2016 by Roger Downey
Although Congress “requested” the Department of Health and Human Services to provide it with a report on telemedicine by the summer of 2015, it took the department an extra year, and the agency shows it…
Posted on Tue, August 09, 2016 by Roger Downey
Healthcare providers must take patient data security even more seriously because system breaches are not going to stop.
Posted on Tue, July 26, 2016 by Roger Downey
If medicine were a purely transactional business like banking, it would make sense to have a national medical license. But it isn’t, and it doesn’t.
Posted on Wed, July 06, 2016 by Roger Downey
A new article in the AMA Journal of Ethics calls for global engagement when it comes to providing high-quality, cost-effective, inclusive care – something that is not possible on a wide scale without telemedicine.
Posted on Mon, June 27, 2016 by Roger Downey
One state set up centrally-run telemedicine program while two small critical access hospitals in different states put together their own.
Posted on Wed, June 08, 2016 by Roger Downey
In an opinion piece in the Delaware News Journal, two pediatricians say the pediatric medical home is under attack and being sacrificed for the sake of convenience.
Posted on Tue, June 07, 2016 by Roger Downey
How a facility or practice generates revenue with a telemedicine program is important, but only worth knowing after answering other important questions.
Posted on Wed, June 01, 2016 by Roger Downey
Researchers have been warning about the dangerous rise of antibiotic resistance caused by prescribing practices, failure of patients to complete drug courses, and their use to control disease in livestock.
Posted on Thu, May 19, 2016 by Roger Downey
Researchers faked their problems and sent Direct to Consumer Telehealth services stock photos of skin issues to assess their diagnoses, and the results were unsettling.
Posted on Wed, May 04, 2016 by Roger Downey
The political-journalism Web site gets the untold story of research done at the University of California at San Francisco into the treatment offered by Direct to Consumer Telehealth companies.