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  |   June 14, 2018

TeleNeurology as a Model for Telemedicine Growth: Part 1

Emergency teleNeurology and teleStroke care—the virtual delivery of stroke and emergency neurology specialists to the patient’s bedside using videoconferencing technology—has grown in magnitude, impact and validation. Earlier in the decade only a few hundred patients each year were connected to specialists by video conferencing; in 2018 literally thousands of patients will have a distant specialty […]

  |   June 6, 2018

VA Mission Act Could Have Positive Impact on Veteran Mental Heal...

One of the provisions in the newly-passed Veterans’ Administration Mission Act concerns telemedicine and could have a positive impact on veteran mental health. The $52 billion reform bill gives legislative authority to the Anywhere-to-Anywhere telemedicine program launched last summer by former VA Secretary David Shulkin, MD. The Act was signed by President Trump on June […]

  |   May 22, 2018

Credentialing, Licensing and Privileging for Telemedicine: A Pri...

Credentialing, Licensing and Privileging (CLP) is a long and resource-intensive ordeal for all physician practices and hospitals. Telemedicine companies are no exception. There is a great deal of variability in requirements and procedures from each state, licensing board, and hospital. What is different for telemedicine companies is the sheer volume of physicians in the process. […]

  |   May 10, 2018

Stroke Awareness Month Reminds Providers of New Guidelines

The aim of Stroke Awareness Month is to help educate the public about the fifth-leading cause of death in the United States. Outreach is focused on teaching the signs of stroke (F-A-S-T) so that people seek immediate medical attention for themselves or others. Much of this is relayed by social media, patient information pamphlets and […]

  |   May 9, 2018

Enterprise Telemedicine in High Demand at American Telemedicine ...

Attendees at the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) conference, held April 29 to May in Chicago, were laser focused on enterprise telemedicine solutions. Gone was the talk of pilots, project champions and grant writing, as in years past. In 2018, attendees understand the necessity of telemedicine, and want to expand it throughout their organizations. “We are past […]