Prepare providers for telemedicine: 3 critical training areas March 18, 2017By Erin Aas MSN ARNPTo ensure providers are prepared for telemedicine practice, healthcare leaders must provide training in these areas. Health execs, IT leaders, docs differ on telehealth drivers July 12, 2016By Alan Pitt MDDespite different drivers among healthcare leaders, telehealth is gaining momentum. Still, key barriers need to be addressed. Plans can use tech to meet new ACA counseling requirementsAn expansion of the ACA requires health plans to cover a new preventive service: Regular nutritional counseling for millions of overweight Americans with other health risks. Applying telemedicine in diabetes care management April 06, 2016By Karen AppoldTelemedicine could improve diabetic patient outcomes, expand access, and provide better economic value for patients. Find out how. Eight ways managed care should be using mHealth March 14, 2016By Robert OscarLearning to use mobile health or mhealth is a critical advantage to providing the highest return on investment for plans and providers. Five forces driving telemedicine expansion in 2016 February 11, 2016By Nathaniel LacktmanThe telemedicine changes we have seen so far are nothing compared to what we’re likely to see in 2016. Telehealth progress at the federal and state levels February 02, 2016By Nadia De La HoussayeOver the past year, there has been some legislative movement at the federal and state levels. The following is a short list of key bills and what they might mean for healthcare providers. Does telemedicine improve quality, reduce costs? December 30, 2015By Rachael Zimlich RNSome providers and payers are hesitant to jump on board with telemedicine, but others say it the benefits are clear. Improving diabetes outcomes—at a distanceSeveral studies have demonstrated that telemedicine programs of different types can yield the same or better results than more traditional diabetes interventions. Reducing hospital admissions: The new goal for HIT December 03, 2015By Karen Handmaker MPPIn today’s world of value-based care, having a high volume of inpatients means something is broken in the healthcare system. Here's how technology is helping fix it.