Category: telemedicine

Mobile Health IT News

Three CEOs share their visions for the future of telemedicine By Heather Mack While the word “telemedicine” was once considered a catch-all term for any type of healthcare service administered remotely, it’s become evident over the last decade that the word can be applied to the myriad virtual care services, tools and companies out there

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How telemedicine pulled one rural hospital back from the brink of bankruptcy

by Evan Sweeney | A renewed focus on telemedicine helped an Idaho medical center regain its financial footing. (Getty/AndreyPopov) How telemedicine pulled one rural hospital back from the brink of bankruptcy by Evan Sweeney | A renewed focus on telemedicine helped an Idaho medical center regain its financial footing. Facing a declining population, one 14-bed

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Practicing Medicine in California Through Telehealth

Telehealth (previously called telemedicine) is seen as a tool in medical practice, not a separate form of medicine. There are no legal prohibitions to using technology in the practice of medicine, as long as the practice is done by a California licensed physician. Telehealth is not a telephone conversation, email/instant messaging conversation, or fax; it

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California Telemedicine Policy

With its first telemedicine parity laws passed in 1996, California has a long history in telemedicine reimbursement and was one of the first states to acknowledge the value of telemedicine. Like many other U.S. states, California recognizes how important telemedicine is improving healthcare access for patients challenged by distance or mobility.  Pending legislation in California

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