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Treating Addictions with Telemedicine

Telemedicine has the potential to revolutionize how healthcare is delivered across the entire landscape. There are advantages for patients and providers alike in every specialty from family practice to dermatology and elder care. When it comes to the treatment of addiction, telemedicine is ideally suited to support providers and patients working to make significant life-saving … Read More

Better Practice Workflow = Better Work-Life Balance

As technology becomes more prevalent in the healthcare industry, it is essential for medical practices to adapt to this change. Certainly, electronic patient records, mobile applications, web portals, and remote patient monitoring, open up the opportunity to provide more effective care and build deeper relationships with patients. They can also involve a massive investment of … Read More

Best Practices: Getting Patients On Board with Telemedicine

Recently we wrote a post on the best practices for adding telemedicine visits to an already busy workload. But once you’ve come up with a weekly timetable for designated days/times for video visits, you need to fill those slots with patients. So how are patients informed about your telemedicine program and the option for a … Read More

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Best Practices for Adding Video Visits to a Busy Workload

While the addition of telemedicine in practices is growing at a rapid rate, some providers hesitate to add this technology. We understand that the thought of adding additional appointment slots to an already busy day can be daunting. That’s why we’ve analyzed our top clients to come up with the following best practices to fit … Read More

Top 5 Telemedicine Blog Posts of 2016

As we reflect on the past year, it seems as if 2016 has gone by in the blink of an eye. During 2016, a lot has taken place in the healthcare industry, and more specifically, telemedicine adoption. There seems to be an increasing focus on patient satisfaction and convenience. Providers are now demanding telemedicine solutions … Read More

2016 Telehealth Quote Roundup

As 2016 draws to a close, we thought it would be a good time to look back on the year and pull together some of the most interesting, intriguing and informative quotes from experts, physicians and others in the know about telemedicine. On Effectiveness “The evidence supporting the role of telemedicine is strong. Studies have shown … Read More

Guest Post: Telemedicine Predictions for 2017

Author: Mario Gutierrez is Executive Director of the Center for Connected Health Policy (www.cchpca.org), the federally funded, National Telehealth Policy Resource Center. He can be reached at mariog[at]cchpca.org. Only a fool would try and predict what we can expect to see in health care policy and legislation in the coming year with the incoming Trump … Read More

Study: Consumers Looking for Digital Healthcare Experience

The results of a new study, “No More Waiting Room: The Future of the Healthcare Customer Experience,” from business and technology consultancy, West Monroe Partners, suggest that modern healthcare customers are gravitating toward digital channels like web portals and mobile apps in tremendous numbers. Consumer Preference is Clear The research that included more than 1,300 … Read More

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Seamless Telemedicine Integration for drchrono Practices

Offering telemedicine shouldn’t mean changing the way your practice works. This is why Chiron has developed integrations with some of the leading EHRs, now including drchrono. drchrono is a trusted medical platform for physicians and patients around the world. Their award-winning platform addresses the needs of today’s healthcare ecosystem and includes EHR, practice management, medical … Read More

Treating Depression with Telemedicine Offers Same Results as In-person Visits

Even though depression affects about one in 10 Americans and is a leading cause of death and disability, almost half of patients with depression don’t get treatment, researchers note in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. When depression goes untreated, it’s often because people can’t overcome issues with mobility, travel distance, transportation costs or time off … Read More