When you consider the high incidence of depression, anxiety and substance abuse among patients with chronic illness, it’s clear that mental health is a critical factor.
Nationwide, leaders and organizations are leading the fight against opioid abuse. Their efforts to curtail opioid over-prescription are already showing promise, including using on-going therapy to treat the underlying causes of drug abuse...
The newly reintroduced CHRONIC Care Act of 2017 seeks to establish federal standards for telemedicine reimbursement and expand chronic care services...
As telemedicine continues to become more mainstream, more and more applications which enable patients to reduce the amount of time spent traveling to a doctor’s office are being implemented. For some, these applications are also reducing the cost of healthcare. With today’s technology, managing chronic health conditions such irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), inflammatory
A reported 29.1 million people in the U.S. have diabetes - telehealth interventions such as virtual visits, could prevent further complications from the disease.
A recent study detailed how remote monitoring through telemedicine can be effective in treating Parkinson’s Disease (PD) patients.
According to a study from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), more than half of all hospitalizations that occur in nursing home patients are unnecessary. In a year-long investigation with eleven nursing homes in Massachusetts, telehealth effectiveness was evaluated and deemed, in certain situations, as a viable alternative to hospitalization. When
Among the long list of issues healthcare administrators face across the world, the aging population and rise of chronic diseases are the most pressing concerns. The push to change our approach to healthcare has become more urgent in order to address the constant prevalence of these issues. Rather than treating diseases, governments and healthcare professionals […]