Telehealth Buzz

Conference Speakers / EMR Telemedicine; Medical Board / Policy

Speaker Spotlight! And National Cherry Blossoms in Washington! The Robert J. Waters Center for Telehealth and e-Health Law (CTeL) April 2015 Summit Agenda has been released and Direct-to-Consumer (DTC) telemedicine will be the focus: DTC Telemedicine–What’s Next: Policy, Innovation, and the Markets. The April 9-10, 2015 conference agenda will include topics, such as: Insurance Company […]

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Fight to Combat Antibiotic Resistance

“We now have a national strategy to combat antibiotic-resistant bacteria, to better protect our children and grandchildren from the reemergence of diseases and infections that the world conquered decades ago” – President Barack Obama on his Executive Order to Combat Antibiotic Resistance, issued September 26, 2014 Antibiotic resistance is one of the most pressing issues […]

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Data Security Concerns and BYOD in Telemedicine

With the goal of improving quality and timeliness of healthcare, telehealth clinicians are embracing ‘bring your own device’ (BYOD) in their practices.  “The devices have become well entrenched in a very short time, as studies show that approximately 80 percent of healthcare workers currently use a personal mobile device, whether smart phone or tablet”, as […]

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Insurance / Telemedicine Health System Speakers for CTeL Conference

Early Bird Extended through February 28th!   Speaker Spotlight! The Robert J. Waters Center for Telehealth and e-Health Law (CTeL) April 2015 Summit Agenda has been released and Direct-to-Consumer (DTC) telemedicine will be the focus: DTC Telemedicine–What’s Next: Policy, Innovation, and the Markets. The April 9-10, 2015 conference agenda will include topics, such as: Insurance […]

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Insurance, Direct to Consumer Telemedicine Device Speakers

Early Bird Extended through February 28th!   Speaker Spotlight! The Robert J. Waters Center for Telehealth and e-Health Law (CTeL) April 2015 Summit Agenda has been released and Direct-to-Consumer (DTC) telemedicine will be the focus: DTC Telemedicine–What’s Next: Policy, Innovation, and the Markets. The April 9-10, 2015 conference agenda will include topics, such as: Insurance […]

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Telemedicine and Remote Monitoring Equal Better Care

The use of wireless medical devices that enable health systems to remotely monitor patients with chronic conditions in real time is on the rise and is certain to continue to increase due to the multiple ensuing benefits. Remote-monitoring allows telehealth practitioners to adjust medications and care protocols, and counsel patients on behavior resulting in better […]

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Congressional Speakers Announced / CTeL Telemedicine Meeting

Early Bird Extended through February 28th!   Speaker Spotlight! The Robert J. Waters Center for Telehealth and e-Health Law (CTeL) April 2015 Summit Agenda has been released and Direct-to-Consumer (DTC) telemedicine will be the focus: DTC Telemedicine–What’s Next: Policy, Innovation, and the Markets. The April 9-10, 2015 conference agenda will include topics, such as: Insurance […]

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Proposed Interstate Medical Licensure Law Making Progress at State Level

Adoption into states’ laws of the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact would create an expedited, multi-state licensing pathway for qualified physicians, effectively streamlining one barrier to the growth of telemedicine. As reported in HealthLeadersMedia.com, the Compact “… describes a scenario under which healthcare professionals would designate a ‘state of principal license’ and (allow practitioners to) register […]

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Prescribing and Telemedicine / The “Physical” Exam

Writing for The National Law Review, René Quashie, senior counsel, Epstein Becker & Green, and a member of the Robert J. Waters Center for Telehealth and e-Health Law (CTeL) legal resource team, points to model guideline language on how states should approach the issue of online prescriptions. Attorney Quashie defines online prescribing as “… physicians […]

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More CTeL Summit Speakers / Early Bird Extended!

  Happy Valentines Day!  Early Bird Extended through February 28th!   Speaker Spotlight! The Robert J. Waters Center for Telehealth and e-Health Law (CTeL) April 2015 Summit Agenda has been released and Direct-to-Consumer (DTC) telemedicine will be the focus:   DTC Telemedicine–What’s Next:  Policy, Innovation, and the Markets. The April 9-10, 2015 conference agenda will include […]

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