Understanding variation in the use of telehealth will be critical during the pandemic and after. ... We found that the majority of telehealth users were female and living in the South.
Through a partnership between two health systems, two community hospitals went from having no formal antimicrobial stewardship program to seeing positive results from a telehealth-based stewardship program. ... For more telehealth news, read the cover
Summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly. Through a partnership between two health systems, two community hospitals went from having no formal antimicrobial stewardship program to seeing positive results from a telehealth-based
The authors concluded that medical wards adapted to the crisis in a number of ways, including “implementation and rapid expansion of dedicated RIUs, greatly expanded use of inpatient telehealth for patient
With telehealth, I'm able to provide supervision to a student or resident without seeing certain patients in person,” Dr. ... In fact, in retrospect, the pre-COVID-19 era seems like a pilot phase for telehealth, observed Dr.
ACP has also developed a new practice management resource on telehealth care in response to COVID-19. ... COVID-19 Management Tips for Practices: Telehealth, Coding, and Messaging for Patients” includes online digital and telehealth billing codes to
Telemedicine involves the use of technology to deliver health care remotely (a broader term, telehealth, can also refer to nonclinical services). ... skepticism, said Todd Czartoski, MD, chief executive for telehealth and chief medical technology officer
The delay in diagnosis will likely lead to presentation at more advanced stages and poorer clinical outcomes,” said the study authors, who called for solutions including strengthening of “clinical telehealth offerings
The patients love it. They're like, ‘I'm on TV,’” said Maureen Ideker, RN, MBA, director of telehealth for Essentia Health in Duluth, Minn. ... You still have to pay the doctor who is on telehealth coverage about what you'd pay a physical doctor.”
ACP provided resources on telehealth and physician well-being, while cardiology groups advised patients to stay on angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and angiotensin-receptor blockers.