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Pediatrics and Telemedicine

As telehealth services expand, so will the solutions supporting telehealth in all types of healthcare settings and all specialties. For Pediatrics, telemedicine offers practical solutions, convenience to patients and consumers and growth opportunities for practices. Specifically, telemedicine can service pediatricians’ emergency and off-hour calls, their patients with full-time working parents, sick follow-up visits, and external... Continue Reading →

How to Attract Younger Patients

According to the 2010 census, 37% of adults aged 18-24 did not visit a provider within the calendar year. In a more recent survey of 2,000 adults, surveyors found that more than 90% of millennials (ages 22-37) also avoided going to the doctor. In contrast, according to the census, 92% of Americans aged 65+ visited... Continue Reading →

Telemedicine in a Nursing Home

One of the most practical applications of uses of telemedicine is within the nursing home. Specifically, telemedicine can reduce precautionary readmissions to the ER or hospital, saving nursing homes from costly penalties. A consistent problem for nursing homes is readmission to a hospital after a patient complications, illness or discomfort. A majority of nursing homes... Continue Reading →

The Future of Healthcare:Telemedicine

Technology weaves its way into our daily lives more and more, making tasks that once seemed impossible, achievable. The same is true with recent developments in healthcare technology. Telemedicine, or using electronic communications to connect a patient to a doctor, is making some visits to a doctor's office functionally obsolete. Instead of driving to a doctor,... Continue Reading →

9 Factors When Choosing a Vendor for CCM

With CMS’ implementation of the Chronic Care Management (CCM) program, more and more providers have realized to properly conduct the program, outside assistance may be needed. In particular, small and medium size practices may struggle with the day-to-day operations of CCM, including consistently calling enrolled patients every month. Seeing the potential profitability of the program,... Continue Reading →

Chronic Care Management: Is it Realistic? Yes it is.

In 2017, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) began to recognize the importance of primary care, especially for those patients with multiple chronic illnesses. Medical care for chronically ill patients represents the most expensive segment of Medicare, with more than 93% of spending going to those with multiple chronic conditions. Additionally, the Centers for Disease... Continue Reading →

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