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NURSE GROUP LOBBIES FOR TELEMEDICINE LICENSURE

Six states have adopted a licensing compact which would allow nurses to practice telemedicine across state lines. Wyoming, Virginia, South Dakota, Idaho, Florida and Tennessee have approved the new licensing compact, and nine other states are considering legislation. In order for the compact to take effect, 26 states or by the end of 2018, must […]

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DOCTORS STRUGGLE TO FIND VALUE IN TELEHEALTH

A few months ago, mHealthIntellgience.com ran an article focusing on the struggles doctors are facing in finding value in telehealth, with a strong focus on telehealth reimbursement. “All doctors use telehealth in some form with their patients just by getting on the phone and talking to them,” Dr. Peter Weigel, Westfield, N.J.-based physician, says. “But […]

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TELEMEDICINE TO REDUCE MEDICAID TRAVEL COSTS

A Medicaid reform bill introduced by Alaskan Senator Pete Kelly, would remove hurdles to telemedicine created by the state’s existing medical law. Senator Kelly identifies in his Senate Bill 74 telemedicine or telehealth expansion is a way of keeping up with the technology and trends to reach the best fiscal output for the state. “It’s […]

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Mobile-Phone Health Apps Deliver Data Bounty

In an effort to identify how wildfires in Washington state were affecting individuals with asthma, physician Yvonne Chan utilized the Asthma Health iPhone app to collect data. Dr. Chan was able to identify a relationship between environmental triggers and an increase in asthma symptoms for those living near the fires. “In the past, stuff like […]

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BILL TO ALLOW AUDIO-ONLY TELEMEDICINE BAD FOR MISSISSIPPI

The Mississippi State Medical Association, headed by Dr. Dan Edney of Vicksburg, along with a number of state physicians and students, recently warned the public and state senators about a bill recently passed in the House. This bill has potential dangers for the future of telemedicine. “Bad telemedicine is like your physician wearing a blindfold,” […]

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Direct to Consumer Telemedicine Providers Beware

“We don’t have any authority over the company or health system providing direct to consumer (DTC)  telemedicine.  Only the physician.  We have to wait for a complaint.” When asked about enforcement of medical practice laws, this is the nearly unanimous response from state medical boards. This response came to the forefront when CTeL reviewed a […]

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Leaders in DTC Telehealth Care Share Their Insights

Hear from the direct to consumer (DTC) telehealth companies making headlines nationwide at the November CTeL Executive Telehealth Fall Summit. Leading DTC companies will share the data they are using to fuel their growth and expansion.  What research and technologies are guiding their strategic decisions? Since 2006, Robert Bernstein, MD, Vice President of Clinical Affairs […]

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The FTC Competition and Consumer Protection Missions CTeL Summit

“Federal Trade Commission: Competition and Consumer Protection Missions“ will be the special topic at the Robert J. Waters Center for Telehealth and e-Health Law (CTeL) Executive Telehealth Fall Summit 2015. The CTeL Executive Summit will be held on November 12-13, 2015 in Washington, DC. CTeL is pleased to feature two key Federal Trade Commission (FTC) legal […]

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CTeL Summit-Research on Telemedicine Symptom Checkers/Questionnaires.

The 5th Annual CTeL Executive Fall Summit 2015 is the only place Fortune 500 executives, legal experts, health care systems, and government regulators and policymakers gather together to discuss telemedicine. What does that mean for you? Answers and decisions right from the source! Why should you attend? It’s simple. This summit is not just “another […]

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Nation’s Largest Employers Overwhelmingly Embrace Telehealth

Why are Fortune 500 companies opting to provide their employee health benefits using telehelath programs? Hear the reasons why during CTeL Fall Summit session – Telemedicine – The Overwhelming Choice of the Fortune 500. What factors are leading US employers evaluating, and how are they weighting those factors?  Who are CEOs and HR executives in […]

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