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Connected Care Updates – October 24

This update includes: Alliance for Connected Care Telehealth Analysis Rep. Kuster and Trahan Letter to DEA and SAMHSA on Telehealth Flexibilities for OUD Sen. Moran and Tester to Expand VA Telehealth Services Renewal of the COVID-19 PHE and notable research and news developments

2022-10-25T10:37:01-04:00October 24th, 2022|

Cureus: Management of Obese Type 1 Diabetes Through Telemedicine During COVID-19 Pandemic Lockdown: A Case Report

Cureus: Management of Obese Type 1 Diabetes Through Telemedicine During COVID-19 Pandemic Lockdown: A Case Report  This report shows that lifestyle modification through telemedicine can immensely help in managing uncontrolled Type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) with associated morbid obesity in lockdown situations, with the help of the diabetes educator. In this case, the [...]

2022-10-26T15:05:26-04:00October 21st, 2022|

Trilliant Health: 2022 Trends Shaping the Health Economy

Trilliant Health: 2022 Trends Shaping the Health Economy The 2022 Trends Shaping the Health Economy analysis found telehealth volumes peaked at 73.7 million visits in the second quarter of 2020, while visits during the first quarter this year reached 46.4 million. About 80 percent of patients had between one and four visits last [...]

2022-10-26T15:08:23-04:00October 20th, 2022|

AHIP: New AHIP Resource: The Role of Telehealth in Expanding Mental Health Support

AHIP: New AHIP Resource: The Role of Telehealth in Expanding Mental Health Support  AHIP released an infographic that highlights how health insurance providers are breaking down the barriers to telehealth, leading to lower patient costs, improved convenience and access to care, more choices of doctors and clinicians, and improved quality of care. Takeaways from [...]

2022-10-26T15:06:53-04:00October 20th, 2022|

Center for Connected Health Policy: State Telehealth Laws and Reimbursement Policies Report, Fall 2022

Center for Connected Health Policy: State Telehealth Laws and Reimbursement Policies Report, Fall 2022 The Center for Connected Health Policy released their Fall 2022 Summary Report, which highlights certain aspects of telehealth policies. The report found that audio-only telehealth more than doubled since Spring 2021. For licensure, more states than ever before have [...]

2022-10-26T15:10:41-04:00October 19th, 2022|

Medicare Telehealth Analysis

Fall 2022 The Alliance for Connected Care commissioned an independent Medicare claims data analysis to better understand telehealth utilization and the potential financial impact of long-term telehealth expansion on the Medicare program. As expected, the findings of this analysis align with the individual experiences and data collected by Alliance for Connected Care members. [...]

2022-11-17T14:36:22-04:00October 19th, 2022|

JAMA Network Open: Association of Adequacy of Broadband Internet Service With Access to Primary Care in the Veterans Health Administration Before and During the COVID-19 Pandemic

JAMA Network Open: Association of Adequacy of Broadband Internet Service With Access to Primary Care in the Veterans Health Administration Before and During the COVID-19 Pandemic  This study published in JAMA Network Open found veterans living in areas with poor broadband speed were less likely to use video telehealth after the onset of the COVID-19 [...]

2022-10-26T15:12:46-04:00October 17th, 2022|

Connected Care Updates – October 17

This update includes: GAO’s Privacy Recommendation Introduction of the Healthy Moms and Babies Act Rep. Delbene (D-WA) Secures Funding for Telehealth and eHealth Record Program CDC Telemedicine Use Among Adults Data Brief Biden-Harris Administration Invests $110 Million to Improve Health Care for Rural People, Including Telehealth and notable research and news developments [...]

2022-10-18T09:17:44-04:00October 17th, 2022|

American College of Surgeons: Telemedicine Reduces Odds of No-Show Clinic Visits By More Than Two-Thirds for Surgical Patients

American College of Surgeons: Telemedicine Reduces Odds of No-Show Clinic Visits By More Than Two-Thirds for Surgical Patients An American College of Surgeons (ACS) study found that telemedicine was effective at reducing no-show visits. No-show rate was highest among in-person appointments (11.7 percent) compared to telemedicine visits (2.5 percent). Research findings were presented [...]

2022-10-26T15:13:59-04:00October 16th, 2022|

JAMA Network Open: Use of and Retention on Video, Telephone, and In-Person Buprenorphine Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder During the COVID-19 Pandemic

JAMA Network Open: Use of and Retention on Video, Telephone, and In-Person Buprenorphine Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder During the COVID-19 Pandemic A study published in JAMA Network Open found that patients who were younger, male, Black, unknown race, Hispanic, non–service connected, or who had certain comorbidities were significantly less likely to receive telehealth. [...]

2022-10-26T14:59:15-04:00October 12th, 2022|
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