Doctor.com announced the launch of VirtualVisit — a new telemedicine solution that enables any provider to start practicing medicine virtually in less than 5 minutes, completely free of charge.
It’s difficult for people seeking mental health treatment to get it right now. COVID-19 has effectively halted most non-essential doctors’ visits and accessing behavioral health treatment is even more challenging than in the past due to limitations with residential treatment and outpatient group sessions.
The opioid epidemic has led doctors and patients to look for other ways to control pain, and they’re turning to technology for answers.
If American healthcare does wind up getting divided into pre- and post-COVID-19 eras, the migration from in-person visits to telehealth ones will likely be one of the biggest developments on the right-hand side of the inflection.
Videoconferencing reduced anxiety and stress among “distance caregivers,” according to the results of randomized trial scheduled to be presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.
Commission continues approving funding for telehealth during coronavirus pandemic.
The onset of COVID-19 has doubled the percentage of American adults who have tried telemedicine as an alternative to a doctor’s office visit.
The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) recently announced availability of a new “Code of Ethics Compliance Guidance Related to the COVID-19 Response.”
Dr. Vivek Garg, CareMore and Aspire chief medical officer, discusses palliative home-based care and its effects of COVID-19 with Managed Healthcare Executive Assistant Editor, Briana Contreras.
As social distancing has become the new norm due to COVID-19, the new normal for healthcare has also seen a rise of telehealth services. However, there are security risks involved for patients’ personal data and companies’ private information.