Chartis Group: Telehealth Accounts for About Ten Percent of Outpatient Visits

Chartis Group: Telehealth Accounts for About Ten Percent of Outpatient Visits Data and analysis provided by the Chartis Group and Kythera Labs found that telehealth grew in popularity between 2020 and 2022, ultimately gaining the reputation of being considered a lasting option for health care delivery approaches. Most notably, telehealth accounts for 10 [...]

2022-11-15T10:23:38-04:00November 9th, 2022|

Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine: The Impact of Telehealth on Primary Care Physician Panel Sizes: A Modeling Study

Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine: The Impact of Telehealth on Primary Care Physician Panel Sizes: A Modeling Study This study explores the potential for telehealth to significantly increase physician capacity by reducing nonvalue adding activities and patient no-shows. The study found that tele-visits reduce the nonvalue-added time physicians spend with [...]

2022-11-01T10:19:45-04:00October 26th, 2022|

JAMA Network Open: Association Between In-Person vs Telehealth Follow-up and Rates of Repeated Hospital Visits Among Patients Seen in the Emergency Department

JAMA Network Open: Association Between In-Person vs Telehealth Follow-up and Rates of Repeated Hospital Visits Among Patients Seen in the Emergency Department This cohort study evaluates whether the rates of emergency department (ED) return visits and hospitalization differ between patients who obtain in-person vs telehealth encounters for post-ED follow-up care. Telehealth follow-up visits [...]

2022-11-01T10:29:11-04:00October 25th, 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|

Alliance Board Members Study Found that Telehealth Did Not Increase Primary Care Utilization

SEPTEMBER 27, 2022 – Board Members of the Alliance for Connected Care conducted a government-funded study to determine whether there was an increase in primary care utilization with the expanded availability of telehealth across three health care systems. Using a grant from the HHS Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), data was [...]

2022-10-26T13:41:08-04:00September 29th, 2022|

Perceptions and Use of Telehealth Among Mental Health, Primary, and Specialty Care Clinicians During the COVID-19 Pandemi

JAMA Network Open: Perceptions and Use of Telehealth Among Mental Health, Primary, and Specialty Care Clinicians During the COVID-19 Pandemic A recent survey found telehealth utilization rates correspond with how clinicians perceive the effectiveness level, ease of use, and quality of virtual care services. The researchers surveyed clinicians who worked in clinics that specialized in [...]

2022-06-27T14:29:02-04:00June 7th, 2022|

Association of Race and Socioeconomic Disadvantage with Missed Telemedicine Visits for Pediatric Patients During the COVID-19 Pandemic

JAMA Pediatrics: Association of Race and Socioeconomic Disadvantage with Missed Telemedicine Visits for Pediatric Patients During the COVID-19 Pandemic  A study in JAMA Pediatrics revealed that a patient’s level of economic disadvantage was associated with missed telehealth appointments among pediatric patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. Higher probability of economic disadvantage was associated with higher no-show rates for [...]

2022-06-27T14:39:45-04:00May 23rd, 2022|

Telehealth did not lead to more follow-up care, study finds. Here’s why that matters

Advisory Board: Telehealth did not lead to more follow-up care, study finds. Here’s why that matters Telehealth patients did not require more follow-up care than in-person patients according to a new study published in JAMA Network Open, suggesting these findings may help shape telehealth policies moving forward. Telehealth patients with chronic conditions, such as hypertension or heart failure, [...]

2022-06-27T13:24:06-04:00April 28th, 2022|

Telehealth Comprised Largest Percentage of Private Health Claims In 2020, Report Finds

Inside Telehealth: Telehealth Comprised Largest Percentage of Private Health Claims In 2020, Report FindsA report by FAIR Health found that telehealth made up the largest percent of private medical insurance claims in 2020, totaling 15.41 percent of all medical claims nationally. Utilization of health care services fell in every other category, including a 38 percent decrease in [...]

2022-08-19T10:49:53-04:00April 26th, 2022|

Patients Prefer Telehealth Over Visits in Person for Certain Services

Parkinson’s News Today: Patients Prefer Telehealth Over Visits in Person for Certain Services A recent survey published in Movement Disorders found that telehealth services during the COVID-19 pandemic were perceived to be a good alternative to in-person health care appointments among people with Parkinson’s disease. Respondents said telehealth reduced travel, was more convenient, was suitable for follow-up appointments, and [...]

2022-05-03T12:24:07-04:00April 25th, 2022|
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