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2021 Health on Demand Delivering the benefits employees want now

Mercer: 2021 Health on Demand Delivering the benefits employees want now A new report from employee benefits consultancy Mercer finds 73 percent of employees used telemedicine or other digital health solutions. Furthermore, more than three-quarters (77%) of individuals who used telemedicine or digital healthcare for the first time said they intent to keep using it, and 84 [...]

2021-10-05T11:18:17-04:00September 13th, 2021|

Telehealth claims drop to lowest level since before pandemic, Fair Health finds

Healthcare Dive: Telehealth claims drop to lowest level since before pandemic, Fair Health finds According to new data from Fair Health, telehealth claim lines as a percentage of all medical claims dropped 10 percent from May to June, despite a month of stability. Virtual care claims fell from five percent of all medical claims in May to [...]

2021-10-05T11:01:44-04:00September 9th, 2021|

An evaluation of telehealth use by Medicare beneficiaries in 2020

University of Michigan Institute for Healthcare Policy & Innovation: An evaluation of telehealth use by Medicare beneficiaries in 2020 This policy brief examined national Medicare claims data to better understand whether the use of telehealth led to an increase in the overall volume of outpatient evaluation and management (E&M) services delivered to Medicare beneficiaries. The [...]

2021-10-05T11:04:56-04:00September 8th, 2021|

Mayo Clinic RPM Model Improves Outcomes for Acute COVID-19 Treatment

mHealth Intelligence: Mayo Clinic RPM Model Improves Outcomes for Acute COVID-19 Treatment According to a study by Mayo Clinic, remote patient monitoring programs are safe, feasible, and yield positive health outcomes for acute COVID-19 treatment. The health system expanded its multi-state RPM program during the pandemic to treat patients with the virus at home, adapting an original RPM [...]

2021-10-05T11:09:56-04:00September 7th, 2021|

Hospital telehealth leveling off at one-fifth of medical appointments, research finds

Healthcare Dive: Hospital telehealth leveling off at one-fifth of medical appointments, research finds A new survey from KLAS Research and the Center for Connected Medicine found that the use of telehealth for patient visits seems to have leveled off at 20 percent or fewer of all appointments. Over 80 percent of hospital executive respondents to the survey, [...]

2021-10-05T11:07:49-04:00September 7th, 2021|

Getting the Price Right: Looking Toward the Future of Telehealth

Aledade: Getting the Price Right: Looking Toward the Future of Telehealth Aledade’s policy team provided their recommendations for a flexible and equitable payment model for telehealth services in their new policy paper Getting the Price Right: Looking Toward the Future of Telehealth. Aledade asserts that, in a value-based care model, integrating telehealth can help ensure that primary [...]

2021-10-05T11:11:27-04:00September 3rd, 2021|

Telehealth Increased Healthcare Access for Hispanic, Low-Income Populations During COVID-19

Chief Healthcare Executive: Telehealth Increased Healthcare Access for Hispanic, Low-Income Populations During COVID-19 A recent study published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research found that Hispanic and low-income communities had the largest percentage increase in telehealth use in response to the pandemic. Of the more than 4.5 million members of Kaiser Permanente Southern California that were [...]

2021-10-05T10:40:21-04:00September 2nd, 2021|

3 surprising trends in seniors’ telemedicine use during the pandemic

STAT Opinion: 3 surprising trends in seniors’ telemedicine use during the pandemic This article highlights three findings about how telemedicine is used by Medicare beneficiaries, according to an analysis of 30 million Medicare claims: One in 10 telehealth-using Medicare beneficiaries accessed care through the telephone alone, suggesting that eliminating reimbursement for telephone-only calls could meaningfully [...]

2021-10-05T10:49:02-04:00August 30th, 2021|
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