Telehealth


  • Teladoc ups revenue, visit expectations for 2021

    Despite consistent revenue growth with an expected topline of $2.03 billion for the year, the 20-year-old vendor has not yet turned a profit and is currently facing a skeptical market.

    By Jan. 11, 2022
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    Telehealth use reached pandemic low in October, per tracker

    The decrease was seen in all U.S. regions except the Northeast, which was particularly slammed with COVID-19 cases and rising hospital admissions during the fall and winter months, nonprofit Fair Health found.

    By Jan. 10, 2022
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    COVID-19 drops out of top telehealth diagnoses in September even as virtual care use rises

    National telehealth use, measured as a percentage of all medical claims, rose more than 2% in September for the second straight month as the delta variant surged, following a sustained period of decline early this year.

    By Dec. 7, 2021
  • Medicare telehealth visits increased 63-fold from 2019 to 2020, new government data shows

    Virtual visits for Medicare beneficiaries went from hundreds of thousands pre-pandemic to tens of millions in 2020, with many beneficiaries using telehealth for the first time.

    By Dec. 6, 2021
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    3 healthcare CIOs share top industry challenges

    Behind the scenes, healthcare CIOs are critical to keeping their organizations running through a once-in-a-lifetime crisis. Now, three executives weigh in on the challenges ahead.

    By Roberto Torres • Dec. 2, 2021
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    Patient willingness for telehealth high, but in-person care perceived as more valuable, research suggests

    Patients who leaned toward in-person care were more willing to pay for it, while those who preferred video visits were more sensitive to out-of-pocket costs, a survey conducted by Rand found.

    By Dec. 1, 2021