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The Annual Physical?

Blog post by Bernadette Keefe MD

The Argument: Ditch The Annual

Every year, adults face the issues of is it “time to get a check up”? 1,783 more words

Healthcare Leadership

U.S. Senators Support Expanding Telehealth To Boost Access to Care

From California Healthline, 4/23/15:

During a Senate subcommittee hearing on Tuesday, stakeholders told lawmakers that telehealth is helping achieve financial and care-related benefits but that barriers remain to widespread use, … 66 more words

Congress

'Telehealth' Bills Could Be In Trouble

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TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – Efforts to bolster the use of “telehealth” in Florida could be in jeopardy, as bills remain stuck in House and Senate committees. 190 more words

News

Lack of broadband in some areas still limiting telemedicine

From PC Advisor, 4/21/15:

The FCC has moved slowly to embrace telemedicine in rural areas, one critic says

A lack of broadband service is limiting the deployment of telemedicine services in some places of the U.S., and not just remote rural areas, some experts say. 60 more words

Telehealth

Telehealth funds cut from 21st Century Cures, sources say

From Healthcare Dive, 4/17/15:

Dive Brief:

  • Sources say that additional Medicare pay for telehealth sources will not be part of the 21st Century Cures package, expected to be revealed in the next few weeks.
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Congress

Five Things to Know about Transitional Care Management

Tuesday’s post discussed the basics of Transitional Care Management (“TCM”), but today’s post will focus on five things that providers should know about TCM.

  1. Transitional Care Management within FQHCs and RHCs…
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Medicare

Cutting Costs While Also Improving Patient Outcomes

One of the biggest problems faced today by insurers, health services organizations, and others concerned with cost efficiency is figuring out how to cut down on medical service waste. 393 more words

Telehealth