Telemedicine

Telemedicine project tackles hepatitis C virus and substance abuse treatment

A federally funded project in New York that tests the value of telemedicine in treating patients battling substance abuse and hepatitis C virus (HCV) is expanding, following promising results.

6 key categories telemedicine can help increase access to patient care

Telehealth and telemedicine technologies are beneficial in providing up-to-date, timely and cost-effective care to resource-limited populations.

USDA announces investments in telemedicine projects addressing opioid emergency

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that telemedicine projects that address opioid emergency in rural communities will be awarded with funds.

American College of Physicians shares thoughts on how to establish a patient-provider relationship using telemedicine

Prior to a telemedicine visit, its important for patients and physicians to establish a relationship, according to the recent edition of the American College of Physicians' ethics manual.

Medicare’s Reimbursement for Telemedicine

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS), published a Proposed Rule about significant modification to Medicare payment policies