Mayo Clinic’s cancer telerehab program boosts quality of life
A telerehabilitation program yielded improvements in cancer patients’ pain and function, showing the power of relatively low-tech interventions.
How telemedicine helped this health system’s patients avoid the ED
A major metro area health system’s use of an on-demand, 24-hour telemedicine program staffed by emergency physicians saved money while addressing patients’ health problems.
In rural Midwest, a telehealth community thrives
Serving more than a million Wisconsin residents, Marshfield Clinic Health System has seamlessly expanded the boundaries of telemedicine for more than twenty years.
Telehealth up 53%, growing faster than any other place of care
This emerging mode of care, increasingly being paid for, outpaced care from urgent care centers and retail clinics.
Next step in telehealth could be surgery rehab led by an avatar
Pilot study finds technology widely liked by patients for in-home rehab after joint-replacement surgery, and outcomes are roughly similar.
4 health care organizations doing digital health right
These health systems have demonstrated how technology-enhanced communications can improve patient experience and “reduce the friction of obtaining care.”
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.