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The future of affordable healthcare lies in the scalability of next-generation telemedicine

Healthcare costs in the US have steadily risen for decades, accounting for $3.8 trillion or 17.7 percent of the country’s GDP. Because of this, one in five Americans skip or have skipped needed healthcare due to cost concerns—leading to a need for cost intervention. With certain changes, telemedicine platforms can help reduce healthcare costs at a scalable level to accomplish significant cost savings for payers, providers, and patients alike. The challenges with our current high-cost, low efficacy telemedicine system Today’s

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Restoring patient and physician trust in telehealth

3 things that need to happen if telehealth will remain a viable healthcare option post-pandemic—and why they need to Mahesh Mulumudi, MD Carmen was a 48-year-old mother of three with diagnosed type 2 diabetes. A single mother, she was working extra shifts to help her youngest attend the nearby state college when she started experiencing shortness of breath and heart palpitations. Concerned about missing work, Carmen had opted for a virtual doctor’s visit—explaining her symptoms quickly during a ten-minute break

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Newchip Virtual Demo Week

Every two months, Newchip hosts a week-long online conference that combines the best expert-led panels with a demo showcase of our global startup portfolio. These conferences are free and open for investors, potential partners, and new entrepreneurs – and this week, we are excited that StethIO’s President & CEO, Dr. Mahesh Mulumudi, MD, is among the presenters. You can learn more by visiting Newchip’s site!

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Improving Telehealth Effectiveness Through Vitals

How providers are overcoming the downfalls of traditional audio-visual telehealth with a single smartphone plug-in The COVID-19 pandemic has been the catalyst for rapid acknowledgment and adoption of telehealth services across the country, and the new CMS policies for 2021 suggest this adoption could be long-term—even once the pandemic ends. For organizations looking to expand their telehealth services, the top-down support being given from government agencies makes this the perfect time to strengthen telehealth and remote patient monitoring options by

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Telemedicine for Physicians: Opportunity to Practice Better Medicine?

You obviously want to provide your patients with high-quality care and you want to be the best physician you can be. But, if you’re overworked or stressed, it could result in physician burnout. If this happens, not only will you find it more and more difficult to get through your days at work, but the quality of care for your patients may decline as well. The Burnout, Stress and Overworked Factors Did you know that overall,42 percent of physicians are

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What is Transition Care Management (TCM)? (Provider, Patient, Billing, and Tools)

You’ve likely heard from your colleagues, or maybe even seen for yourself first-hand, how some patients who aren’t receiving sufficient levels of follow-up care services often end up relapsing and need readmitted into the hospital. If you treat most of your patients in your office, you may not be familiar with longer-term types of healthcare and how to effectively manage these types of patients. But transitional care management, or TCM, involving managing patient transitions from one level of care to

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What is Chronic Care Management?

Six in 10 adults in the United States have a chronic condition, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Four in 10 have two or more.  Around 80 percent of older adults have at least one chronic condition and 77 percent have a minimum of two, reports the National Council on Aging (NCOA). Four chronic conditions cause around two-thirds of all deaths every year. These are:  Cancer Heart disease Diabetes Stroke Chronic conditions are long-lasting conditions that

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Remote Physiological Monitoring in Telemedicine and Concierge Medicine for 2019

Remote patient monitoring is increasing in momentum as doctors and hospitals look for ways to serve their patients effectively in a quickly aging population with complex chronic healthcare needs. However, up until now, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) caused a major hindrance by not making it simple for providers to manage remote monitoring and be reimbursed for it. Fortunately, new CMS rules and reimbursement codes for patient remote health monitoring is quickly changing this.  Remote Patient Monitoring

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