How these 4 specialties used telemedicine to save nearly $600,000
A safety-net system saved the Connecticut Medicaid program hundreds of thousands by using e-consults instead of face-to-face visits with physicians.
Which medical specialties use telemedicine the most?
Find out which specialties are leading the way on use of videoconferencing and how 2019 CPT codes will help you get paid for the digital medicine work you do.
With eICU, physicians in Australia monitor patients in Atlanta
Emory Healthcare’s innovative eICU arrangement improves care and fights physician burnout by moving night staff halfway around the world.
Unlocking the potential of digital health care
Health disparities lurk behind hopes for telemedicine and health care AI, writes AMA President-elect Patrice A. Harris, MD. Asking the right questions is critical.
AMA offers first national estimate of telemedicine use by physicians
The AMA presented the first nationally representative estimates on physicians use of telemedicine, and what functions it serves in their practices.
Northwestern’s stroke care goes on the move for better outcomes
The Chicago area mobile stroke unit gives neurologists a 30-minute head start during the “golden hour” to save lives and enable quicker rehab.
Patient Support & Advocacy
5 ways to improve access to health care
Uninsured patients live sicker and die younger, but insurance coverage alone doesn’t guarantee access. Learn how to reduce major barriers to health care access.
Less documentation, E/M pay changes proposed in 2019 fee schedule
Read about the significant changes that could affect your pay and administrative burdens under Medicare.
Key first steps taken to unleash digital medicine’s potential
A pathway is being developed to encourage the use of digital health tools that will be needed as the nation gets older and its pool of caregivers shrinks.