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  |   December 2, 2019

Is TeleHealth Really, Truly, Finally at a Tipping Point?

Changing consumer expectations, favorable federal regulation changes, new data to support its effectiveness, expanding services, and a changing view of care delivery all point to widespread adoption of telemedicine in the not-too-distant future. In 2012, everyone seemed to be excited about the concept of telehealth, but it has been slow to take hold. Now, as […]

  |   November 22, 2019

Workflow Benefits of Telemedicine Integration with Hospital EMRs...

The workflow benefits of telemedicine integration with hospital EMRs are numerous. Nurses don’t need to wait for a fax, then scan it into the chart, which saves time and steps. Telemedicine physicians, who can have privileges in dozens of hospitals, need only learn and document in one system, and their notes are automatically transferred into […]

  |   November 13, 2019

How telestroke has paved the way for broader teleNeurology servi...

By Dr. Eric Anderson Telestroke was one of the first implementations of teleNeurology, and opened the door for other uses of telemedicine in neurology. Today, it remains one of the foundational and most requested neurologic services overall. Despite its proliferation, it didn’t change the fact that a local neurologist was still not present or available to […]

  |   October 30, 2019

Addressing Clinician Burnout with Telemedicine

A 2019 National Academy of Medicine report has found that as many as half of the country’s doctors and nurses experience symptoms of burnout.  Burnout is defined as stress that can lead to workplace exhaustion, cynicism, and diminished enthusiasm for work—all of which lead to an increased detachment from patients and their conditions. Impacting nearly […]