Telehealth services can be used to help children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder who live in areas where there isn't easy access to care, according to a study in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
As reimbursement for telehealth care grows more ubiquitous, hospitals increasingly are taking advantage of the technology to improve patient care. Case in point, New York-based Mount Sinai Health System this week announced the launch of several telehealth initiatives to extend care beyond its walls.
Despite the promise of telemedicine in improving healthcare, there are downsides to such technology that need to be addressed, according to Russ Alan Prince, president of consulting firm R.A. Prince & Associates Inc.
Non-Institutional Care Patients had some of the best outcomes through the Veterans Health Administration's Home Telehealth Program; however, a recent audit found that the agency missed opportunities to expand enrollment for those patients.
Patient engagement through a remote behavioral health intervention after a cardio vascular event has the ability to reduce hospital admissions and length of hospital stays, a study published in the American Journal of Managed Care found.
Obtaining state medical licenses is a time consuming process and a big barrier to the use of telemedicine across state lines, and according to the authors of a new report, the time to find a solution is now.
Healthcare in the U.S. needs to "change its DNA" and usher in consumer technology, according to Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals CEO Stephen Klasko, M.D.
The Cleveland Clinic, through a new partnership announced this week with Cox Communications, is looking to improve in-home patient monitoring and treatment services.
Telemedicine eases the stress of extensive, ongoing care required for treating burn victims at Shriners Hospitals, according to an article at Dermatology Times.
Telemedicine bills are making their way through medical boards and state senates from Florida to Oregon.