Category Archives: Telemedicine

Friendly PC Models for Telehealth Companies

Posted on: August 22nd, 2019 by Aaron Risen

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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On-Demand Staffing Models in Telemedicine

Posted on: August 6th, 2019 by Carmen Renaldy

A Physicians Guide to On-Demand Telemedicine Staffing Models On-demand staffing is very similar to how companies like Uber or Lyft operate their driver staffing. Telemedicine companies will manage a large pool of contracted doctors or nurse practitioners that consult with patients. Those medical care providers come online, log into the telemedicine platform and make themselves […]

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Store and Forward in Telehealth: A Model for Success

Posted on: June 26th, 2019 by Carmen Renaldy

Compared to other facets of modern medicine, telemedicine is still very much in its infancy stage. The tools leveraged within traditional healthcare settings are still being steadily adapted, refined, and advanced to meet the needs of both telehealth companies and patients seeking care. And as the entire healthcare industry continues embracing new and exciting communication […]

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Getting Started in Telemedicine: A Guide for Physicians

Posted on: May 9th, 2019 by Aaron Risen

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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The Advantages of Telehealth for Seasonal Staff Shortages

Posted on: April 2nd, 2019 by Aaron Risen

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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Advantages of Telemedicine: Medical Specialties Thriving Online

Posted on: February 19th, 2019 by Carmen Renaldy

Top Medical Specialties Seeing the Advantages of Telemedicine in Healthcare It’s no secret that technology is advancing more rapidly than ever, and the advantages of telemedicine are spreading far and wide. Many primary care physicians are already using telemedicine to expand the options available to their patients for obtaining convenient care, and also to improve […]

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Blurred Lines

Posted on: August 28th, 2017 by Aaron Risen

No, this is not about Robin Thicke stealing Marvin Gaye’s 1977 hit “Got to Give It Up”. My blogs are typically filled with trends or statistics to attempt to sway a hospital decision maker my way to get their business. Not this time. It’s about the disturbing change in the nomenclature in today’s healthcare environment […]

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Telemedicine… Are Physicians a Commodity?

Posted on: June 28th, 2017 by Carmen Renaldy

Everybody that enters into the healthcare space quickly realizes that there is one driver of producing revenue — physicians! Without the physician component to medical care delivery, whether brick and mortar or virtual, you will not make money unless you have a physician seeing patients or directing patient care with a mid-level. So, you have […]

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How to Become a Telemedicine Physician

Posted on: June 7th, 2017 by Aaron Risen

Telemedicine has finally started to take a foothold as an efficient and high quality means to take care of patients. It is estimated that 7 million patients will use telemedicine in 2018. The payers have begun reimbursing for more services, and, more importantly, patients have become more accepting of telemedicine. There are a growing number […]

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The Emerging Crisis in the ICU from Advanced Healthcare Network

Posted on: May 29th, 2014 by Aaron Risen

Results from telemedicine solutions drive broader adoption. Across the country, there’s a growing crisis in intensive care units (ICUs). On average, patients admitted into the ICU suffer an estimated 1.7 potentially life-threatening errors each day. As a safety standard to avoid such scenarios, the Leapfrog Group advises that intensivist physicians (physicians specially trained in the […]

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