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Jun, 2019

Cultural Readiness: How Hospitals Can Prepare for Telemedicine

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If you are keeping up with health industry news, then you are aware that telemedicine has become commonplace in hospitals, particularly TeleStroke and TeleNeuroHospitalist rounding. As more and more hospital administrators face increased stroke cases and a shortage of neurologists on staff, every medical facility needs responsive solutions to keep up with its competition and prevent expensive patient transfers and possible financial distress. As the introduction of telemedicine services begin,…

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May, 2019

The Centers for Medicare (CMS) Pave the Way for Telehealth Services Expansion to its Subscribers and Possibly Telemedicine Itself

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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that they have implemented Section 50323 of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018. The act encourages CMS to expand Medicare’s use of telehealth benefits to its policy holders as part of the government-funded basic benefits. What does this mean for hospitals? Well, roughly over 23 million patients are on the Medicare Advantage program. Each of these patients will now be allowed…

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