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USDA announces investments in telemedicine projects addressing opioid emergency

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that telemedicine projects that address opioid emergency in rural communities will be awarded with funds.

Behavioral Health embraces Technology to enhance Healthcare Outcomes - Does it help?

Mental illness affects 1 in 5 people or 43 million Americans and the number is growing. These people will benefit from behavioral health counselling, support and behavioral health engagement.

Top 5 ways to ethically use social determinants of health and wellbeing data

Social determinants of health and wellbeing play a vital role in care
delivery, it is crucial for stakeholders to handle the data ethically and
transparently to obtain better outcomes.

Know How Telehealth has Impacted Healthcare Scenario Globally -

Electronic communication has influentially penetrated in healthcare and has a great impact on patient care. It has incredibly changed the way physicians and patients interact, especially telemedicine. In a recent report by Winter Green Research, Inc., a market research firm based in Lexington, Mass.

Substance use disorder engagement - Substance abuse engagement

Lifecycle Health is focusing to bring together the leading-edge
technologies in web, mobility, workflows, engagement techniques & cloud to
make a significant impact on healthcare & ultimately the patient

Aging at Home: Changing Your Approach

Aging at home has become easier with technologies like medical alert systems, home security systems, remote monitoring, and communication systems.

You can use wearable technologies like watches or even shoe insoles so that your loved ones can monitor your movements to ensure that you are safe. If someone tries to break in, sensors can help to alert your family members or care services.

Telehealth can assist in the treatment of corona virus

Coronavirus is threatening to become a pandemic. Now, health systems and telehealth vendors agree to bring connected health to the forefront to reshape the future of health care. Telehealth providers are challenged to give recommendations due to many unknowns.

President Trump expands telehealth benefits for Medicare beneficiaries to combat Coronavirus

The Trump Administration is encouraging use of telehealth facilities to help patients and providers to combat the sudden outbreak of Coronavirus. It has announced expanded Medicare telehealth coverage to enable beneficiaries to get a wider range of healthcare services from their doctors without travelling to a healthcare facility. Starting from March 6, 2020, Medicare - administered by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) - will temporarily pay clinicians to extend telehealth services to beneficiaries living across the entire nation.

Medicaid tackles social determinants of health, but challenges lay ahead

State Medicaid programs are successful in deploying programs to address the
social determinants of health, but are facing concerns about sustainable
funding & community health partnership, as per the new research published
in Health Affairs.

Educating Patients through Patient Engagement Software

Patient engagement software has always been a positive approach towards
making healthcare a better perceived notion. A recent survey conducted by
California Healthcare Foundation revealed that patients want to get
involved in their healthcare and medical procedures.

Dental practice management software and teleorthodontics gaining popularity

Dental Practice Management Software Market is expected to grow at a high
rate from 2018 to 2023. It will play an important part in assisting the
elderly in collection, billing & patient management.

CMS expands telehealth coverage for treatment of opioid abuse disorder

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will have new reimbursement codes for care providers who utilize telehealth to treat opioid abuse patients. As part of the 2020 Physician Fee Schedule, CMS is adding three CPT codes that will allow providers to bill Medicare for telehealth services included in bundled episodes of care for opioid abuse treatment, including care delivered to the home.