New data makes it clear that one of the priority areas of emphasis for 2024 program design must be the digestive health of their teams.
Artificial intelligence (AI) has seen an exponential increase in the already rising interest within the medical field since the introduction of ChatGPT in November 2022.
If the buzz of investment activity and increasing acceptance among patients signals are any indications, direct-to-consumer (DTC) telehealth is having its moment.
The state is one of the first to fully sanction veterinary telemedicine, a growing trend since the pandemic that has shown to benefit not only the pet but the pet’s owners.
New research found that experienced practice leaders most often cited visit-triage rules and telemedicine-specific staffing and scheduling protocols as two key areas most needed for telehealth implementation and maturation.
Telehealth provides more flexibility for patients with gastrointestinal issues to better fit their care into their lives and around symptoms they may be experiencing, said Sam Holliday, co-founder and CEO of Oshi Health.
In two years following 100 new-start opioid use disorder patients, Bill Farr says 94% remained in the medication-assisted treatment program – attrition rates had previously hovered around 54%.
On May 10, 2023, the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) released a new regulation – “Temporary Extension of COVID-19 Telemedicine Flexibilities for Prescription of Controlled Medications” – temporarily extending the “full set” of DEA’s COVID-19 waivers for prescribing controlled substances via telemedicine.
Also through its Virtual Care at Home program, Augusta has been able to show a reduced readmission rate of 7.4%.
Healthcare providers are scrambling to understand the impacts of the May 11 expiration of the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE). Luckily for most telehealth providers, the outlook of their operations post-PHE is relatively clear.