American Journal of the Medical Sciences: Satisfaction with modes of telemedicine delivery during COVID-19: A randomized, single-blind, parallel group, noninferiority trial

American Journal of the Medical Sciences: Satisfaction with modes of telemedicine delivery during COVID-19: A randomized, single-blind, parallel group, noninferiority trial According to a study published in the American Journal of the Medical Sciences, audio-only telehealth produced similar benefits and was not inferior to video-based telehealth. In this study, researchers gathered a diverse group of participants; [...]

2022-10-26T11:48:37-04:00August 17th, 2022|

Journal of General Internal Medicine: Patterns of Healthcare Utilization and Spending Among Homebound Older Adults in the USA: an Observational Study

Journal of General Internal Medicine: Patterns of Healthcare Utilization and Spending Among Homebound Older Adults in the USA: an Observational Study In a study published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine, researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai paint a nationally representative portrait of the health care needs of [...]

2022-10-26T11:43:06-04:00August 9th, 2022|

Connected Care Updates – August 8

This update includes: Alliance's comments to the HHS RFI on Strengthening Primary Health Care Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Inspector General Study Health Affairs August Issue Spotlight on Interstate Licensure and notable research and news developments

2022-08-09T10:06:59-04:00August 8th, 2022|

Orthopedic Telehealth Remains Popular Despite Reopening of Clinical Offices After COVID-19

Healio: Orthopedic Telehealth Remains Popular Despite Reopening of Clinical Offices After COVID-19 Despite vaccine availability and the reopening of clinical offices after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, telehealth remains a popular choice for orthopedic patients. Using the terms “orthopedic,” “surgeon,” “doctor,” “injury,” “pain” and “telehealth,” researchers from Rothman Orthopaedic Institute performed a [...]

2022-10-26T11:28:49-04:00August 3rd, 2022|

Alliance Submits Comments in response to the Health and Human Services’ Strengthen Primary Health Care RFI

The Alliance for Connected Care submitted comments in response to the request for information from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on strengthening primary health care. The Alliance specifically commented on impact of telehealth in primary care access. The Alliance recommends the HHS to: Prevent restrictions, such as in-person visits requirements [...]

2022-08-02T14:52:40-04:00August 1st, 2022|

JAMA Network Open: Association of Health Literacy and Area Deprivation With Initiation and Completion of Telehealth Visits in Adult Medicine Clinics Across a Large Health Care System

Health Affairs: Impact Of The New Jersey COVID-19 Temporary Emergency Reciprocity Licensure Program On Health Care Workforce Supply During the pandemic, New Jersey’s COVID-19 Temporary Emergency Reciprocity Licensure Program provided temporary licenses to more than 31,000 out-of-state health care practitioners. A survey found that practitioners who used this temporary license originated from every [...]

2022-10-26T11:39:35-04:00August 1st, 2022|

University of Michigan: Disparities in Accessing Care Could Worsen if Audio Visits Aren’t Available as a Telehealth Option

University of Michigan: Disparities in Accessing Care Could Worsen if Audio Visits Aren’t Available as a Telehealth Option A study found that audio-only appointments made up nearly half of the Michigan Medicine Department of Urology’s telehealth visits during the first few months of the pandemic. Forty-four percent of patients who had a telehealth [...]

2022-10-26T11:35:21-04:00August 1st, 2022|

United Health Group: Telehealth Enabled a 26 Percent Increase in Outpatient Behavioral Health Visits Among Commercially Insured Individuals

United Health Group: Telehealth Enabled a 26 Percent Increase in Outpatient Behavioral Health Visits Among Commercially Insured Individuals According to a report from UnitedHealth Group (UHG), telehealth flexibilities during the COVID-19 pandemic contributed to a 26 percent spike in overall utilization of in-network outpatient behavioral health. UHG used data from commercially-insured Optum Behavioral [...]

2022-10-26T11:32:50-04:00August 1st, 2022|
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