JAMA Network: Increasing Telehealth Access Through Licensure Exceptions

JAMA Network: Increasing Telehealth Access Through Licensure Exceptions Several researchers from Harvard released a viewpoint article on interstate telehealth. The authors explain how exceptions can be used to connect patients via telehealth with a physician in another state, why this is a more practical and effective strategy, and finally what needs to happen for [...]

2024-04-08T15:16:31-04:00December 14th, 2023|

Connected Care Updates – December 11

This update includes: Alliance Response to OIG RPM Alert OMB Releases Regulatory Agenda for Fall 2023 Hearing on the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Reauthorization Act (S. 3393) And Other Legislation E&C Advances Bills to Increase Patients’ Access to Health Care and notable research and news developments

2023-12-12T14:42:05-04:00December 11th, 2023|

Alliance for Safe Online Pharmacies: National Consumer Survey Finds Americans Are More Likely To Turn to Scam Online Pharmacies if DEA Curbs Telehealth Rx

Alliance for Safe Online Pharmacies: National Consumer Survey Finds Americans Are More Likely To Turn to Scam Online Pharmacies if DEA Curbs Telehealth Rx The American for Safe Online Pharmacies released survey data which found that without comprehensive legislative and regulatory policy solutions, Americans will use be unaware of the prescription medicine sellers they [...]

2024-04-08T14:36:55-04:00December 6th, 2023|

FAIR Health: Hypertension Became the Top-Ranked Asynchronous Telehealth Diagnosis Nationally

FAIR Health: Hypertension Became the Top-Ranked Asynchronous Telehealth Diagnosis Nationally According to FAIR Health's Monthly Telehealth Regional Tracker, hypertension ranked in first place among asynchronous telehealth diagnoses nationally. It had ranked in second place in the earlier months of the year. In September, hypertension increased in its share of asynchronous telehealth claim lines nationally and in every [...]

2024-04-08T14:42:03-04:00December 5th, 2023|

MD Revolution: Implementing Remote Patient Monitoring and Chronic Care Management improves Patient Outcomes and Practice Revenues

MD Revolution: Implementing Remote Patient Monitoring and Chronic Care Management improves Patient Outcomes and Practice Revenues A study, commissioned by MD Revolution, found that physician practices and hospitals who have implemented remote patient monitoring (RPM) and chronic care management (CCM) programs are measurably improving patient outcomes, increasing patient satisfaction and simultaneously building practice value. [...]

2024-04-08T14:40:42-04:00December 5th, 2023|

The New England Journal of Medicine: Wearable Digital Health Technology

The New England Journal of Medicine: Wearable Digital Health Technology Researchers from MIT announced a series on the clinical applications of wearable digital health technologies, such as telehealth and RPM devices. The series aims to provide real-world examples of how wearable DHT is increasingly being applied in clinical situations today and how such uses are [...]

2024-04-08T14:44:57-04:00November 30th, 2023|

Connected Care Updates – November 27

This update includes: Alliance Submits Statement for the Record for Senate Finance Health Hearing on Medicare Telehealth CMS released the Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2025 Proposed Rule House Energy & Commerce Committee: Health Subcommittee Markup Hearing and notable research and news developments

2023-11-27T16:18:06-04:00November 27th, 2023|

Epic Research: Telehealth Utilization Higher Than Pre-Pandemic Levels, but Down from Pandemic Highs

Epic Research: Telehealth Utilization Higher Than Pre-Pandemic Levels, but Down from Pandemic Highs Though the overall share of telehealth visits has dropped, it accounts for 37 percent of mental health and 11 percent of infectious disease visits. The data from Epic Research aims to provide insights into telehealth use trends across specialties in 2023 compared [...]

2024-04-08T14:47:18-04:00November 21st, 2023|

California Health Care Foundation: Telehealth Outcomes and Impact on Care Delivery: A Review of Evidence

California Health Care Foundation: Telehealth Outcomes and Impact on Care Delivery: A Review of Evidence The COVID-19 pandemic rapidly reshaped health care delivery, notably with a surge in telehealth use driven by changes in Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement rates. The ensuing wave of research, spanning over 80 studies from 2021 to 2022, explored the impact [...]

2024-04-08T14:25:57-04:00November 16th, 2023|

JAMA Network: Expiration of State Licensure Waivers and Out-of-State Telemedicine Relationships

JAMA Network: Expiration of State Licensure Waivers and Out-of-State Telemedicine Relationships Following the expiration of waivers enabling out-of-state telehealth visits, patients tended to stop seeing the physician rather than switch to in-person care. The study shows that in states with expired waivers, patients with out-of-state telehealth relationships were less likely to participate in any post-period visits. [...]

2024-04-08T14:49:51-04:00November 15th, 2023|
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