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Analysis of expansion of access to care through use of telemedicine and mobile health services

Jim Grigsby

Analysis of expansion of access to care through use of telemedicine and mobile health services

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Published by Center for Health Policy Research in Denver, Colorado .
Written in English

  • Health services accessibility,
  • Telecommunication in medicine,
  • Mobile Health Units,
  • Health Services Accessibility,
  • Telemedicine,
  • Organization & administration,
  • Health insurance,
  • Costs,
  • Medicare,
  • Evaluation

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesAnalysis of expansion of access to care through use of telemedicine.
    ContributionsCenter for Health Policy Research (Denver, Colo.), United States. Health Care Financing Administration
    LC ClassificationsR119.9 .A53 1993
    The Physical Object
    Pagination4 volumes + 1 unnumbered volume ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25601404M

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Analysis of expansion of access to care through use of telemedicine and mobile health services by Jim Grigsby Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Insurance companies and other payers have been pushing for the expansion of telemedicine as a way to curtail costs. The Potential Impact on Rural Communities.

One of the biggest areas that telemedicine can impact health care is in rural communities. Rural counties are significantly underserved by a lack of access to primary care service. Evaluation of access to telemedicine services are significant barriers to standardizing telemedicine and for its full consolidation and expansion.

In framework that addresses the obstacles to incorporating and standardizing the use of telemedicine in health care institutions. This narrative review gathers qualitative information from. Telehealth is the delivery of health care services by health care professionals, where distance is a critical factor, through using information and communication technologies (ICT) for the exchange of valid and correct information.

Telehealth services are renderdusing real-time or store-and-forward techniques. Expansion of Telemedicine Reveals Disparities in Who Has Access to Remote Care. Although virtual visits have improved access for many Americans, others struggle to connect with a healthcare provider.

telemedicine may reduce the burden of travel to access care, enhance timely delivery of health care services, increase. compliance with treatment plans, improve communication with health care practitioners and lower the cost of care. When integrated into coordinated health care.

Grigsby, J, Kaehny, M. Analysis of Expansion of Access to Care Through Use of Telemedicine and Mobile Health Services, Report 1: Literature Review and Analytic Framework.

Denver: Center for Health Policy Research, Google Scholar. The center put categories telemedicine into 4 major types namely mobile health platforms, real-time interactive services, store forward services, and remote patient monitoring. Each type of telemedicine play a unique role and can offer a myriad of benefits to healthcare organizations, providers and patients alike.

RURAL HEALTH CARE| Expanding Access Through Telemedicine EXECUTIVE DIALOGUE | Sponsored by SOC Telemed | 2 2 5 PANELISTS Linda Brockwell, R. }DIRECTOR OF NURSING - ADMINISTRATIVE Wickenburg Community Hospital ARIZONA William Jacobsen} VICE PRESIDENT Carilion Clinic ROCKY MOUNT, VA.

Hammad Shah} PRESIDENT AND CEO SOC. The telemedicine program is utilized across various service lines including cardiology, critical care, neuropsychology, neurology, endocrinology, dermatology, and primary care.

In the last year, driving hours and o driving miles were saved as a result of effective care through our direct to consumer telemedicine program, locally. The delivery of health care services, where distance is a critical factor, by all health care professionals using information and communication technologies, for the exchange of valid information for diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease and injuries, research and evaluation, and for the continuing education of health care providers.

Therefore, telemedicine facilitates access to health services because household chores, a responsibility mostly done by women, are not interrupted or affected by the shorter time needed, either because of shorter distance or being at home when using telemedicine services.

Telemedicine and financial barriers. Improved access: Telemedicine can provide high-quality health care services to patients living in rural areas and those with transportation or mobility difficulties.

At Analysis of expansion of access to care through use of telemedicine and mobile health services book same time, telemedicine enables health care practices to cater to a much. Telemedicine can be used to triage some of these cases and provide care to patients with less serious conditions.

You might have noticed a theme between the uses of telemedicine inside the hospital and out. In both cases, the result is more efficient use of resources, improved patient outcomes, and a wider range of available services. Also, to enhance the application of telemedicine in health care, there ought to be access to fast and reliable internet in most cases [21].

It is expected that the health facilities providing. Telemedicine enables patients, medical providers, insurers, and even employers reduce health care costs. Expensive hospital visits can be significantly reduced for patients with chronic conditions through the use of remote analysis and monitoring services.

How Telemedicine is Changing the Health Care Landscape. Advancing health care includes not only improving treatment and management options for conditions from A to Z, but also developing newer, more convenient ways to deliver care. Innovative and expanded ways of delivering care are especially important to older adults and people in rural areas.

Recent studies by the American Hospital Association on the use of telehealth nursing services have shown that 76 of patients prioritize access to care over the need for human interactions with their health care providers and 70 of patients are comfortable communicating with their health care providers via text, e-mail, or video, in lieu of seeing them in person.

Telemedicine uses telecommunications technology as a tool to deliver health care to populations with limited access to care. Telemedicine has been tested in multiple clinical settings, demonstrating at least equivalency to in-person care and high levels of patient and health professional satisfaction.

Teleoncology has been demonstrated to improve access to care and decrease health care. For instance, inUSDA announced million to increase access to education, workforce training and health care opportunities in rural communities.

Europe accounts for the second largest revenue share in telemedicine carts market owing to increasing research and development and improvement in healthcare delivery services. Formally defined, telemedicine is the use of medical information exchanged from one site to another via electronic communications to improve a patient [s clinical health status.

Telemedicine for the PMC includes a variety of applications and services using two-way video, smart phones, tablets, integrated medical devices and other.

visits, reducing cost to not only the patient but the health care system as well. The Rural Health Care Industry and Telemedicine The economic benefit of telemedicine in rural health and community services is essential for the justification of using telemedicine applications for patient care.

Economically, a reduction in the number of. Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs). Through telehealth services, including relaying of imaging and medical testing, physicians can pool resources to identify the best treatment course for patients (For more information on ACOs and collaborative care, see Population Health Management, Staff Care, ).

The convenience that telemedicine offers, and the potential to engage patient populations, extends beyond care delivery.

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Telehealth, as defined by Office for the Advancement of Telehealth, comprises the use of telecommunications and information technologies to share information and to provide clinical care, education, public health, and administrative services at a distance. 4 Telehealth is a broad term that encompasses many digital health technologies, including.

Perspective A paradigm shift is ongoing in the health care sector. The traditional model of episodic and hospital-based care is being replaced by a patient-centric approach, in which patients are constantly connected to their health care providers.

This shift is driven by the need to optimize the performance of the health care system and enabled by advances in technology. The US Health Resources and Services Administration defines telehealth as the use of electronic information and telecommunications technologies to support long-distance clinical healthcare, patient and professional health-related education, public health and health administration.

Many studies have supported the use of telehealth to increase convenience to patients, improve patient. By Nora Eccles In rural or impoverished pockets of the world, where disease is prevalent, doctors are scarce, and health care infrastructure is inadequate, telemedicine is an innovative solution that connects the developing world to the resources of the developed world.

Telemedicine, defined by the WHO as the use of information and communications technology (ICT) to deliver health care. Telemedicine-the use of information and telecommunications technologies to provide and support health care when distance separates the participants-is receiving increasing attention not only in remote areas where health care access is troublesome but also in urban and suburban locations.

the global utilization of telemedicine services is expected to increase per year throughreaching a value of billion As technology improves and consumer demand for accessible care grows, telemedicine services and use will likely continue to grow.

In the late s, the launching of a Norwegian program entitled "Access to Health Care Services" revived interest in the wider use of telemedicine, supported by advances and lower-cost technology.

Provide easy to use tools and services that support the use of telemedicine. This includes simplified scheduling, measurement, documentation and billing protocols and systems. Recognize that telemedicine is change.

Making it too different will make it. The American population continues to age rapidly as more baby boomers reach retirement. Technology is evolving to meet the demands of an aging population that is plagued with chronic illness, the need for health promotion and education, and access to care in rural areas.

Physicians and nurses in hospitals are using telemedicine and radio frequency identification (RFID) technology medical. offer on-demand online access to a physician via mobile phone, tablet or computer 24 hours a day, and has added a network of care pro-viders offering video-based virtual visits.

21 Wellpoints Anthem Blue Cross offers its LiveHealth Online services to its insureds. 22 Telemedicine can make health care. Quality of Care.

A number of studies have documented that the use of telemedicine technologies can result in more appropriate utilization of health care services. 9, 22 26 First, by increasing health care access for children, particularly for children living in rural communities, the use of telemedicine technologies can help reduce missed appointment rates, increase adherence to.

Need: To increase access to telemental health services for rural veterans, especially women, with a history of trauma. Intervention: STAIR (Skills Training in Affective and Interpersonal Regulation) is a week program designed to reduce PTSD and depression symptoms and increase emotional regulation and social functioning in clients.

Telemedicine: There are many terms associated with electronic health care including telehealth, telemedicine, e-health, virtual visits and m-Health or mobile health. Each one of these terms has many different definitions due to the large number of regulatory, industry and professional organizations involved in electronic health care.

Access to mental health services for children and adults, including emergency psychiatry services, utilizing two-way audio-video interactive services.

More information about using telemedicine for specialty consultation services is available through federally funded Telehealth Resource Centers. A mobile app that provides the user with 247 access to U. board-certified doctors and pediatricians. Patients can use the service for non-emergency medical.

Telemedicine enhances provision of health care services where distance is a crucial aspect and works in interest of improving individuals and communities' health.

The main objective of telemedicine is to improve health upshots, overcome geographical barriers through use of ICT. Telemedicine reduces the variability of diagnoses besides enhancing. Telemedicine and Mobile Health: The Next Great Frontiers While many may consider telemedicine to be the technology of tomorrow, the truth is that it being used and developed today.

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“The adoption of telemedicine shifted into hyperdrive over the past month, with virtual healthcare interactions on pace to top 1 billion by year’s end, according to analysts at Forrester Research,” says a telehealth analysis from CNBC.

“That would represent a massive expansion from telemedicine usage before the coronavirus pandemic.”.