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Outsourcing Telehealth for CCM: What You Should Know

Posted by Patrick Stevenson on Thu, Apr 28, 2016 @ 10:30 AM

 

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Topics: HIT, EHR, CCM

The Value of $8

Posted by Patrick Stevenson on Mon, Apr 18, 2016 @ 10:15 AM

Every month, telehealth and Medicare's chronic care management (CCM) program are gaining popularity among patients whose needs extend beyond the four walls of the doctor's office. With CCM passing its one-year anniversary, it's now well-documented that patients with chronic conditions benefit by speaking with clinical experts to discuss how they are progressing with their treatment programs and if they are experiencing any on-going challenges with care. However, regardless of the direct benefit to the patient, as well as to Medicare for preventing avoidable hospital visits, there are still barriers preventing all eligible patients from receiving this service.

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Topics: CCM, Medicare, telehealth, copays

White House Council to President Obama: Telehealth is Key to Improved Care for Older Americans

Posted by Patrick Stevenson on Fri, Apr 08, 2016 @ 09:30 AM

 

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On the Rise: Survey Shows Telehealth a Top Priority for Healthcare

Posted by Patrick Stevenson on Mon, Apr 04, 2016 @ 09:30 AM

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Telehealth Legislation Making Waves in the Sunshine State

Posted by Patrick Stevenson on Fri, Mar 25, 2016 @ 03:00 AM

After months of deliberation and advocating from multiple parties, it appears that Florida’s policies concerning telehealth ­– and more importantly, reimbursements­ for these services – are finally moving in the right direction.

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Topics: telehealth

Telehealth CONNECT Act: What You Need to Know

Posted by Patrick Stevenson on Mon, Mar 21, 2016 @ 01:00 AM

As any avid follower of telehealth knows, the subject of reimbursements for the proper use of this technology remains heavily contested, with a plethora of policy debates and regulation issues continuing to hinder our ability to pay physicians for their efforts to improve care.

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HIMSS16 Report- Telehealth & EHRs Driving Care Conversation

Posted by Patrick Stevenson on Mon, Mar 07, 2016 @ 02:30 PM

The Hello Health team was at HIMSS16 this past week, and with another year of healthcare’s biggest HIT conference in the books, it seems prudent to look at which prominent technology trends made waves with the diverse attendee group of providers, vendors, and everyone in-between.

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Topics: HIT, telehealth, HIMSS16

American Heart Month: “Telestroke” Services Support Health Initiative

Posted by Patrick Stevenson on Wed, Feb 24, 2016 @ 09:30 AM

February is American Heart Month, and as heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the U.S., many organizations are banding together to raise awareness for the cause and help better support these patients.

In particular, the Million Heart organization has challenged all men to start one new, heart healthy behavior this month- whether that is scheduling a visit with the doctor to talk about heart health, adding extra daily exercise, or even taking their medicine as prescribed.

However, as patients do their best to improve their heart health, we as providers must also ask: What can we do to help improve the care of these individuals at risk for heart disease and its associated conditions?

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Hello Health to Exhibit Wellbox CCM Solution at #HIMSS16

Posted by Patrick Stevenson on Tue, Feb 23, 2016 @ 03:30 PM

 

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Beating the Elements with Telemedicine

Posted by Patrick Stevenson on Mon, Feb 15, 2016 @ 09:00 AM

 

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