President Donald Trump’s executive order targeting at new methods for detecting and treating kidney disease, could give more opportunities for those using telehealth software & mHealth.
Attorney Mei Kwong, executive director of the Center for Connected Health Policy in Sacramento, believes that telehealth services can eliminate barriers to good health care in rural America.
According to its estimates a widespread use of remote patient monitoring, telehealth software & virtual visits can save the American healthcare system $305 billion each year.
Mike Kelly added that current law doesn’t qualify medical professionals to deliver disease management via telehealth services.
Health centers using telehealth for remote clinical care are performing slightly better in clinical quality measures than those relying on in-person care.