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Telemedicine: Billing Complexity

The Institute for Healthcare Improvement developed a framework called the Triple Aim:  Improve the patient experience of care (including quality and satisfaction), improve the health of populations; and reduce the per capita cost of health care.  569 more words


Integrity, Courage: The Foundation of Innovation

Innovation…the word evokes promise, hope, and excitement.  For some industries and cultures the drive to innovate is in their DNA. The thrill of bringing a new service or product to benefit people drives growth and reward. 434 more words


Telepsychiatry: An Emergency Department Solution to Overcrowding

First published as: How to Get an Emergency Department Psychiatric Consult in Under 60 Minutes

Sarah, an ED nurse, looked toward Room 3 with concern. Her patient Joseph, a young man not much older than herself, had been waiting for most of her shift for a psychiatric consultation. 922 more words


Serious Mental Illness: Using Technology to Achieve Better Patient Care and Outcomes

Few groups are as impacted by healthcare disparities than the mentally ill.  People who suffer from mental illness categorically suffer from General Mental Health and Substance Abuse (GHMSA) or serious mental illness (SMI). 790 more words


Telemedicine Use: Overcome the Barriers in Urban Settings*

*First published as a blog post for the Arizona Telemedicine Program.

Imagine a mother who is juggling two children under the age of five and a full-time hourly wage job.  704 more words


Telemedicine Legal Resources: Licensure, Credentialing, and Privileging

Perhaps the most complex issues associated with telehealth are the legal issues. A thorough understanding of the legal and regulatory issues associated with telehealth is critical to successful deployment.   243 more words