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These Modern Methods have Helped Advance the Healthcare Industry

By Jonathan Monje on Oct 3, 2019 2:05:00 PM

Over the last few years consumers have relied on digital technologies and other tech innovations including information tools that have helped equip their practice with the most updated means of progressing healthcare.

Topics: Telehealth Healthcare Software e Prescribing
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$100 Million Rural Telehealth Pilot Program Takes Flight, Backed by FCC

By Laura Slade on Jul 12, 2019 9:00:00 AM

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has voted to advance a three-year $100 million pilot program with the intent to bring telehealth services to low-income patients and veterans. With unanimous approval, the FCC approved a provision to move forward and seek comment on the management and implementation of the Connected Care Pilot program.

Topics: Government Telehealth Healthcare Software
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How Telemedicine is Being Leveraged to Improve Access for Patients

By Laura Slade on Jun 18, 2019 9:30:00 AM

One of the biggest problems facing the healthcare community now is a lack of access for patients. A sick patient in, say, the New York Metropolitan area, may have hundreds of options to choose from when it comes to physicians, hospitals, and clinics—but may find that they’re all already packed to the brim with clients. Rural patients often find themselves forced to drive hours—and in some instances, days—to their closest healthcare provider. Additionally, there are homebound patients and those with rigid work schedules who may deem getting to a doctor’s physical office an impossible task.

Topics: Telehealth
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$1.2 Billion Telemedicine Fraud Scheme Busted by FBI, DOJ

By Laura Slade on Apr 11, 2019 10:09:43 AM

According to the FBI and Department of Justice, hundreds of thousands of patients were tricked into participating in a worldwide criminal healthcare fraud scheme. The scheme centered around telemedicine and durable medical equipment (DME), and its perpetrators included CEOs, company owners, and medical professionals.

Topics: Government Telehealth