The adoption of telehealth and virtual care has been slow at FQHCs because of isolated, low-income patient populations and limited resources (of every kind) —which ironically is exactly the center that can most benefit from virtual care.
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Telehealth is more in demand than ever during the coronavirus crisis, and a new report from Frost & Sullivan suggests its uptake will increase by 64.3% nationwide this year, given the disruptions of COVID-19.
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As MedStar Health launched its telehealth response to the COVID-19 pandemic, hundreds of the health system’s caregivers first rose to the challenge of meeting a historic surge in demand for the existing MedStar eVisit urgent care, on-demand telehealth offering.
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We have apps and programs that facilitate that, like Doximity, which allows us to actually see the patient on video at home. Another one is Bluestream, and some have even used Zoom.
Zoombombing, Weak Encryption, Data Mistakenly Routed to China, Oh My… If you’ve been reading the news the past two weeks, no doubt you’ve been watching the slow-motion train wreck as people start to realize that wildly popular videoconferencing platforms were never designed for security and privacy. While security may not…
Here are a few high level points from the order and a link to the order below: While the COVID-19 Telehealth Program reflects our consideration of the immediate need for connected care services during this pandemic, and is designed to distribute the $200 million appropriation from Congress to help health…
Physical therapist Sarah Stone hadn’t taken part in a telehealth session during her six-year career in medicine. In the last two weeks, however, she’s conducted nearly 20 using Bluestream Health.
By: Brian Yarnell, President and Co-Founder Bluestream Health A Quick Recap One week ago, Bluestream launched a free, HIPAA-compliant virtual care solution to help care providers work with patients that are impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak. Our offer was simple- start using it instantly to see patients, no strings attached.…
VNA now reports that patients that have a video consultation with a wound care specialist have a 30-day hospital readmission rate of just 10.4% on average.