Category: Telehealth

Telehealth in New York: How telemedicine is reaching growing medical deserts in rural NY

This article, published in the Rochester, NY-area Democrat & Chronicle, chronicles Nascentia's telehealth program, using biometric monitoring devices with tablets connected to scales and blood pressure cuffs via Bluetooth ... Read More
News & Updates

Medical Practices Shift to Telemedicine as COVID-19 Closes Offices

Now that patients have been cautioned to stay away from the hospital and the doctor’s office unless it’s essential during the current pandemic, health care providers are turning to virtual visits as a way to keep their offices up and running ... Read More
News & Updates

Getting Paid for Virtual Encounters

This article, written by Dr. Terry McWilliams, outlines various telehealth reimbursement requirements ... Read More
News & Updates

New Video Available on Medicare Coverage and Payment of Virtual Services

CMS recently released a video that provides answers to common questions about the Medicare telehealth services benefit ... Read More
News & Updates

CMS Long-Term Care Nursing Homes Telehealth and Telemedicine Tool Kit

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has broadened access to Medicare telehealth services so that beneficiaries can receive a wider range of services from their doctors without having to travel to a healthcare facility ... Read More
Toolkits

How Artificial Intelligence Can Make U.S. Healthcare More Efficient

AI, and its subset, machine learning, is imbued in our daily lives. So why not also in healthcare? ... Read More
Webinars & Videos

Touro Dental Health Launches Virtual Dental Visits for Its Patients

Touro Dental Health, the 109-chair dental teaching practice located at the Touro College of Dental Medicine, is now offering free virtual dental visits for its patients of record ... Read More
News & Updates

How to Set Up Free Telemedicine for Your Patients

Part of the Medical Society of the State of New York Telemedicine Video Education Series ... Read More
Webinars & Videos

Will 2020 Be the Year That Medicine Was Saved?

From the NY Times: The coronavirus is forcing reforms that could change America’s health care system forever if Congress requires it ... Read More
News & Updates

Call for Papers: COVID-19 and Rural Mental Health Challenges and Opportunities

The Journal of Rural Mental Health announced a call for papers that focuses on the impact of COVID-19 on the delivery of tele-mental health (tele-MH) services in rural areas ... Read More