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Is Working in Telemedicine a Good Option for You?

May 6, 2016 by Michael Jones

Whether you work as a doctor, nurse, or allied health professional, if you work in the medical field, you know a big part of the job involves interaction with your patients. In some instances, however, that interaction is changing. Welcome to the world of telemedicine and telehealth. Before deciding if working in telemedicine is a good career fit, it’s helpful to understand what it is and how it’s used.[read more]

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Telemedicine Is Growing, But HIPAA Concerns Remain

May 3, 2016 by Jenna Cyprus

When telemedicine first debuted, its primary goal was to reach patients in rural areas suffering from doctor shortages. Telemedicine was also thought to provide a good option for patients who needed specialist care located far from home. This would limit unnecessary travel while increasing access to medical care.[read more]

CIO Perspective: IDC Predicts Virtual Care Will Become Routine by 2018

April 7, 2016 by Erica Carnevale

Telemedicine, telehealth, virtual care, teleradiology, telepsych – some of these terms we’ve been learning about for years, others are newer. And if the researchers at International Data Corporation (IDC) are right, we’ll all experience them ourselves, as patients, for years to come.[read more]

Telemedicine’s Impact on Value-based Care

March 2, 2016 by Phil C. Solomon

Value-based Care and telemedicine are key components in the health care industry as a way to generate additional revenue, cut costs and enhance patient satisfaction. One of the biggest changes to health care in the last decade, telemedicine is experiencing rapid growth and deployment across a variety of applications.[read more]

Why Telemarketing for the Medical Device Industry Deserves Ridicule

January 25, 2016 by Chuck Malcomson

While it's fun, and funny, to poke fun of telemarketing it is a mistake to think of it in the terms of years gone by.[read more]

As the “ePatient movement” gains its voice, I hear a quiet echo…

December 11, 2015 by Colleen Young

As the e-patient movement gains steam, I keep hearing a small voice behind me saying “But why does it have to be this hard? What responsibility falls back on those providing care to help patients navigate the broken system? What is the provider’s responsibility to take action now to improve their own care delivery and fix the healthcare system at large?"[read more]

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Weekly Dose of Top 5 Healthcare Stories You Might've Missed

December 8, 2015 by HealthWorks Collective
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The top 5 stories in healthcare from the past week, courtesy of our partner site, Healthcare Dive. Topics include Congress' battle against the ACA, Leapfrog Group's top hospital list, and a feature on the 'uberfication' of medical practices.[read more]

Marketing Shared Appointments: Paradigm Shift in Healthcare [Podcast]

July 14, 2015 by Lonnie Hirsch

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Healthcare delivery in the United States is experiencing a significant paradigm shift to find innovative ways to care for patients. Are shared appointments part of the new way of doing medicine? The benefits to patients and doctors are discussed in this podcast.[read more]

Diagnostic Reading #33: Five Must-Read Articles from the Past Week

June 30, 2015 by Erica Carnevale

It is time for another issue of Diagnostic Reading. This week we focus on the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Care Act, quality in radiology, patient and radiologist interactions, new Joint Commission rules, and Medicare’s slow adoption of telemedicine.[read more]

Telemedicine Requires Optimism and Patience: Dispatches from American Telemedicine 2015

May 14, 2015 by Anne Weiler

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The 21st annual American Telemedicine Conference wrapped up last week in Los Angeles. While there were amazing patient success stories, and a group of people dedicated to the success of telemedicine, it was slightly depressing that after 20 years, there are still people questioning the value and calling for more data as well as no consistent reimbursement except in rural settings. Here are a few high-level impressions of the event.[read more]

Engagement: Finding the Healthy Mix

March 31, 2015 by Edgar Wilson

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Is it better to connect online, or face to face? This modern question of how to engage has become a hot topic in fields ranging from business to education. But major shake-ups in health care delivery make it an important consideration for medical professionals as well.[read more]

Telemedicine Marketing Strategies: Building Thought Leadership

March 10, 2015 by David Avitabile
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Building thought leadership is an effective strategic tool for companies that are focused on providing innovative products and services. Telemedicine is a great example of an area where establishing thought leadership can make a real difference for companies.[read more]