Preparing for 2022: Tips to Take Your Telemedicine to the Next Level

Author Archives: Aaron Risen

You did it. You started your telemedicine/telehealth practice and you’ve made it through everything that the healthcare field had to throw at you. In fact, 2020 was a banner year for telehealth operations due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The pandemic and its subsequent iterations have forced healthcare operations to grow and adapt across the globe […]

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An Underserved Population in Need A Native American Tribe with a patient care population of 2,500 members needed telespecialists to help transition their care model from acute episodic care to “whole person” care. They needed rheumatologists, dermatologists, nephrologists, neurologists, endocrinologists, and pulmonologists.  The reservation is in a financially distressed rural county, with the median household […]

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When it comes to telemedicine, the transition can often seem daunting. But there are a few things that can help your transition to this burgeoning form of healthcare be more successful.   One of the most appealing aspects of telemedicine for both providers and patients is the expanded availability it brings to the table. Direct-to-consumer, telemedicine […]

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How to Make the Transition from Traditional Practice of Medicine and What are the Benefits  Holistic. Complementary. Alternative. Traditional. Integrative medicine (although becoming more popularly coined as “Functional Medicine”, we will reference it as Integrative in this article) has many names. Not all are correct and, for that matter, not all are clearly defined. But […]

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Virtual care networks for primary and urgent care telemedicine visits are now commonplace. The top three networks have built out their panels of physicians and report having over 10,000 physicians providing care on their platforms. As you can imagine, as many practices shuttered their doors at the height of the pandemic, physicians flocked to these networks and to subscription-based SaaS […]

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In-person, Virtual, & Hybrid Coverage Models  In 2020, the United States (and the world) faced a monumental uphill battle — defeating COVID-19. With what would quickly become an all-hands-on-deck scenario growing day-by-day, physician and healthcare worker shortages were quickly thrown into the spotlight.  Over the last year and a half, many hospitals struggled with retaining healthy […]

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Last week we explored how artificial intelligence is helping expand access to healthcare via telemedicine.  As a refresher, nearly 75% of healthcare organizations are increasing their investments in AI and telemedicine is one of those areas. Another area that is growing in AI use? Diagnostics and patient care.   First, what is Artificial Intelligence in Medicine?   […]

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In the healthcare industry, telehealth companies and other entities that provide virtual medical care often structure their organization using a friendly PC business model. This common type of business structure helps these entities clear a variety of regulatory hurdles and adhere to various state laws regarding the Corporate Practice of Medicine.    What is the […]

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Curious About a Career in Telemedicine? Follow These Telemedicine Best Practices to Get Started! As more and more healthcare systems seek to streamline operations and reduce costs, the telemedicine market’s popularity has exploded – and it’s showing no signs of stopping. In fact, recent research by Global Market Insights, Inc. predicts that the US telemedicine […]

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Do You Know the Advantages of Telehealth for Seasonal Staff Shortages? Whether it’s winter, spring, fall, or summer, each season brings about its own illnesses and ailments, all of which healthcare providers need to sufficiently prepare for. For example, just look at the 2017-2018 flu season: during this time period, the percentage of deaths attributed […]

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