Alliance Statement for the Record to House Ways & Means Committee Hearing on Telehealth

ALLIANCE FOR CONNECTED CARE STATEMENT FOR THE RECORD “Charting the Path Forward for Telehealth” The Alliance submitted a letter to the House Ways & Means Committee, Subcommittee on Health on the "Charting the Path Forward for Telehealth.” The Alliance provided: 1) recommendations for telehealth expansions that Congress should consider – including steps to ensure equitable [...]

2021-04-28T09:37:07-04:00April 28th, 2021|

Alliance Support Letter for Missouri SB 193

The Alliance submitted a letter of support to Senator Bob Onder, the Chair of the Missouri Senate Committee on Health and Pensions, for Senate Bill 193. This legislation would remove geographic proximity requirements in collaborative practice arrangements between physicians and advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) based in rural health clinics. The bill would also allow [...]

2021-04-25T12:26:16-04:00April 25th, 2021|

Alliance Support Letter for Missouri SB 584

The Alliance submitted a letter of support to Senator Jeanie Riddle, the Chair of the Missouri Senate Committee on Professional Registration, for Senate Bill 584. The bill would repeal the requirement under current law that supervised practice of an advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) under a collaborative practice arrangement by a collaborating physician occur for [...]

2021-04-25T12:21:26-04:00April 25th, 2021|

Harris Poll: A year of life in the pandemic as documented by The Harris Poll

Harris Poll: A year of life in the pandemic as documented by The Harris Poll The Harris Poll released a survey finding that 35 percent of patients would consider leaving their primary provider for telehealth visits. Further, roughly half of older adults aged 65+ said they will likely use telehealth after the pandemic. Nine things healthcare leaders [...]

2021-06-21T12:18:07-04:00April 23rd, 2021|

Fraud and Abuse in Telehealth Is Not as Prevalent or as Significant as Some May Think

American Institutes for Research (AIR): Separating Myth from Reality: Telehealth Expansion and the Potential for Fraud AIR released an issue brief titled, “Fraud and Abuse in Telehealth Is Not as Prevalent or as Significant as Some May Think.” The brief reviewed findings from federal investigations of telehealth utilization and insights from health systems providing telehealth [...]

2021-06-21T10:31:09-04:00April 22nd, 2021|

2021 Telehealth Summit for Health Systems

Thanks to those who were able to join the Alliance for Connected Care for the virtual Telehealth Summit for Health Systems on April 22-23, 2021.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Cjv-3HFavw&t=3s The Alliance for Connected Care held its virtual Telehealth Summit for Health Systems on April 22-23, 2021. Attendees heard from federal policymakers from the White House and [...]

2021-05-13T15:32:25-04:00April 22nd, 2021|

COVID-19 Healthcare Coalition: Telehealth Impact Study: Patient Survey Executive Summary

Physician Survey Claims Data Analysis COVID-19 Healthcare Coalition: Telehealth Impact Study: Patient Survey Executive Summary Telehealth use, which surged during the COVID-19 pandemic, has provided a way for patients to continue to receive care while remaining safe in their homes. To explore patients’ experiences with telehealth, the COVID-19 Healthcare Coalition [...]

2021-07-13T10:56:30-04:00April 13th, 2021|

Transition to Telehealth Physical Therapy After Hip Arthroscopy for Femoroacetabular Impingement

Transition to Telehealth Physical Therapy After Hip Arthroscopy for Femoroacetabular Impingement A pilot study conducted by Intermountain Healthcare finds that telehealth can potentially replace in-person visits for post-operative physical therapy. Background: Telehealth use has increased significantly of late. However, outside of total hip and knee arthroplasty, there is minimal evidence regarding its efficacy in orthopaedics and postoperative [...]

2021-06-21T11:05:14-04:00April 13th, 2021|
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