Doximity: Health Care Providers and Patients Trust and Plan to Continue Telehealth Use

Doximity: Health Care Providers and Patients Trust and Plan to Continue Telehealth Use While providing insight into the factors that affect telehealth use, a report from Doximity indicated that physicians and patients perceive telehealth positively, and most believe that it often contributes to positive outcomes. Physician adoption highlights: The majority of physicians surveyed (61 [...]

2023-11-27T16:29:26-04:00June 30th, 2023|

Telehealth in Michigan: Insights and Data for Effective Policymaking

Michigan Health Endowment Fund: Telehealth in Michigan: Insights and Data for Effective Policymaking The Health Fund and the Ethel & James Flinn Foundation engaged the Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation at the University of Michigan to conduct a wide-ranging study on trends and developments in the use of telehealth technology in our state. [...]

2023-11-08T13:21:36-04:00June 30th, 2023|

Virginia Telehealth Network: 2023 Benchmarking Telehealth Usage in Virginia Survey

Virginia Telehealth Network: 2023 Benchmarking Telehealth Usage in Virginia Survey As part of ongoing efforts to monitor the impact of telehealth on Virginia’s patients and providers, the Virginia Telehealth Network (VTN) conducts an annual “Benchmarking Telehealth Usage in Virginia” survey of actively practicing licensed providers across the Commonwealth. The survey found that 87 percent [...]

2023-11-27T18:21:34-04:00June 29th, 2023|

Epic Research: Fewer In-Person Follow-Ups Associated with Telehealth Visits Than Office Visits 

Epic Research: Fewer In-Person Follow-Ups Associated with Telehealth Visits Than Office Visits  Epic Research released a study that compared how follow-up rates differ for in-person visits versus telehealth visits. The study found that telehealth patients across most medical specialties are less likely to attend follow-up appointments 90 days after a visit compared to in-person appointments. Mental health, physical [...]

2023-11-27T18:20:49-04:00June 29th, 2023|

Epic Research: ADHD Medications Prescribed at Similar Rates During Telehealth and In-Person Visits

Epic Research: ADHD Medications Prescribed at Similar Rates During Telehealth and In-Person Visits This study analyzed medication prescribing rates for telehealth and office visits, which found that attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) medications were prescribed at similar rates during telehealth and in-person visits. Most initial ADHD prescriptions were for stimulant medications in both telehealth (84 [...]

2023-11-27T18:22:28-04:00June 27th, 2023|

Circulation: Telehealth: Lessons Learned From the Pandemic and Keys to Effective Research and Policy Design

Circulation: Telehealth: Lessons Learned From the Pandemic and Keys to Effective Research and Policy Design Telehealth and virtual care encompass a complex variety of services and technologies, spanning multiple specialties, disciplines, and populations. This complexity can help in establishing the guiding principles for the use of telehealth, after the resolution of the public health [...]

2023-11-27T16:26:01-04:00June 19th, 2023|

MedPAC: June 2023 Report to the Congress: Medicare and the Health Care Delivery System

Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC): June 2023 Report to the Congress: Medicare and the Health Care Delivery System MedPAC released its June 2023 report to Congress, which includes 10 chapters, including the mandated report to Congress on telehealth in Medicare. As mandated by the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2022, the Commission presents data on the use of [...]

2023-11-27T16:23:47-04:00June 15th, 2023|

JAMA Network: Expansion of Telehealth Availability for Mental Health Care After State-Level Policy Changes From 2019 to 2022 

JAMA Network: Expansion of Telehealth Availability for Mental Health Care After State-Level Policy Changes From 2019 to 2022  A JAMA Network Open study by researchers from Harvard and the Rand Corporation found that the number of sites offering telehealth for mental health went from 39.4 percent in the second quarter of 2019 to 88.1 percent [...]

2023-11-27T16:27:18-04:00June 13th, 2023|
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