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Integrated Telehealth Platforms are Making Patient Visits Effortless for Healthcare Providers

September 21, 2020

Like many of today’s important innovations, telehealth is powered by the latest in information technology. Thanks to cutting edge telehealth platforms, healthcare professionals can make house calls without having to leave the office. Patients can call in emergencies with the … Continue reading

What You Need to Know About the New CMS 2021 Telehealth Services Plans

August 25, 2020

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) finally came out with its plans to expand telehealth coverage once the COVID-19 pandemic is over. The 2021 Physician Fee Schedule, which was released earlier this month, highlighted several new opportunities for … Continue reading

FCC Runs Out of COVID-19 Telehealth Program Funding. What Now?

July 14, 2020

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced on July 8 that it had approved what was left of its $200 million COVID-19 Telehealth Program. With last week’s 25 funding applications, the FCC’s COVID-19 Telehealth Program total of approved applications increased to … Continue reading

Why Telemedicine is the Perfect Solution for ACOs

March 31, 2020

The Coronavirus pandemic continues to put stress on healthcare providers wanting to safely connect with their patients when in-person visits aren’t required. One particular group of healthcare providers that have suffered are ACOs. Fortunately, telemedicine platforms such as Mend are … Continue reading

Why Telehealth is the ‘Medicine’ Healthcare Providers Need in the Wake of the Coronavirus

March 9, 2020

On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization officially declared Coronavirus Disease (officially COVID-19) a pandemic. We’ve seen areas of China and Italy basically shut down, school districts close, and some of the largest conferences across the United States canceled. There’s … Continue reading

Getting Your Patients On Board with Telemedicine: Demoing to Patients

December 11, 2019

While telemedicine is a huge convenience for patients, there can be hesitance from those who are not familiar with the technology or who are being asked to change their routine. There are some who are not historically technologically savvy who … Continue reading

5 Ways to Stay HIPAA Compliant with Telemedicine

December 4, 2019

Making sure that the solution is secure is one of the biggest, and most-warranted, considerations when selecting a telehealth solution. Patient privacy is of utmost importance and organizations can’t risk a breach that would put their patient’s data at risk … Continue reading

The Importance of Demoing Your Telehealth Platform

November 27, 2019

The internet is filled with options that you can use to connect face-to-face with patients who may be physically located elsewhere. A Google Search will yield hundreds of different options that purport to be the easiest on the market. You … Continue reading

How to Improve the Patient Intake Process

November 20, 2019

Walk into the waiting room of nearly any doctor’s office and you’ll see patients covered in clipboard, forms and identification cards while staff reorganizes treatment rooms and waits for patients who are still working on the intake packet.  When those … Continue reading

Telehealth Trends in 2019

November 13, 2019

As telehealth grows to new specialties and organizations across the world, the technology continues to evolve to provide more convenience and enhanced treatment tools. The global push to increase access to care is going to bring telehealth to patients in … Continue reading

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