Telehealth: Page 2


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    Study throws claims of telehealth savings into doubt

    However, Kaiser Family Foundation researchers did stress telehealth’s benefit in expanding access and convenience for consumers.

    By Jan. 19, 2023
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    Teladoc slashes 6% of workforce in cost-cutting effort

    The job cuts are part of a larger restructuring plan, with the telehealth company saying it’s eliminating redundant roles after prior mergers.

    By Jan. 18, 2023
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    Hospitals are adopting more advanced technology, like virtual reality, robotics and artificial intelligence, to improve training programs, patient engagement, staff burnout and clinical decision-making.

    By Healthcare Dive staff
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    Teladoc expects $2.4B in 2022 revenue, boosted by BetterHelp

    BetterHelp’s contribution implies a growth rate of 43% for the business, up from previous management targets, according to an SVB Securities analyst.

    By Jan. 10, 2023
  • Rise of telehealth during pandemic boosted mental health treatment rates

    The number of patients who received virtual care early in the pandemic surpassed those who dropped in-person mental health treatment, according to a new Rand study.

    By Susan Kelly • Jan. 9, 2023
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    Teladoc rolling out new integrated health app this year

    The app is available to a select number of existing clients this month, with full market availability expected later in 2023.

    By Jan. 5, 2023
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    ‘Bravo Congress’: Telehealth groups cheer omnibus extension of COVID-19 flexibilities

    Still, the American Telemedicine Association and other virtual care lobbies said there was more to do to enshrine telehealth access into American law.

    By Dec. 21, 2022
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    Omnibus bill restarts Medicaid checks, lowers Medicare physician pay cuts

    President Joe Biden signed the the $1.7 trillion omnibus spending package into law on Dec. 29.

    By Updated Jan. 3, 2023
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    Virtual care and MA stars: value for seniors and for health plans

    Kelly Bliss, Teladoc’s head of U.S. group health, makes the case for virtual care’s efficacy in improving MA star ratings.

    By Kelly Bliss • Dec. 19, 2022
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    Telehealth visits across most specialties don’t require in-person follow-up, study finds

    The follow-up visits were likely due to patients needing additional care — not duplicative treatment, Epic researchers said.

    By Dec. 15, 2022
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    COVID-19 fell from top telehealth diagnoses in September

    Telehealth use has remained steady this year and did not change nationally from August to September, accounting for 5.4% of all medical claims, according to Fair Health.

    By Hailey Mensik • Dec. 8, 2022
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    3 compliance monitoring trends and their impact on healthcare in 2022

    Three trends in compliance monitoring impacting healthcare in 2022, and how to stay compliant in 2023.  

    Dec. 5, 2022
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    Amwell in talks to acquire Talkspace: report

    The reported $200 million transaction reflects Talkspace's declining value since the therapy company went public last summer at a $1.4 billion valuation.

    By Nov. 28, 2022
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    Health tech companies weigh options to stem cash burn as IPO market sags

    Healthcare technology companies are delaying initial share sales as public market stocks and valuations plunge across the sector. Where will they turn in the meantime?

    By Nov. 21, 2022
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    ‘Not in la la land’: As digital health funding ebbs, VCs urge startups to be conservative

    The explosion of funding during the pandemic was a good thing, but the ongoing market correction is a good thing too as only the best business models will survive, prominent investors argued at HLTH.

    By Nov. 18, 2022
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    Cleveland Clinic billing for certain messaging on MyChart

    Patient messaging on the portal has doubled since 2019, prompting the system to start billing for those that require more time and expertise.

    By Hailey Mensik • Nov. 17, 2022
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    Included Health launches new virtual care, navigation product

    By January, the new All-Included Health model will be live for six clients representing 700,000 members.

    By Nov. 15, 2022
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    Maven raises $90M, fueling push into Medicaid, CMO says

    Roadblocks for the startup include shifting requirements state-by-state and historically low margins in Medicaid.

    By Nov. 15, 2022
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    Amazon launches virtual doctor marketplace in newest healthcare play

    The company is doubling down on virtual care with its latest health business: a marketplace allowing customers to choose from a network of telehealth providers for a variety of common medical needs.

    By Nov. 15, 2022
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    Cigna’s MDLive will add chronic care program to virtual primary care plans

    Initially, the program will be available for patients with hypertension, but will expand throughout the year to other common chronic conditions.

    By Nov. 14, 2022
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    More than the main stage: 5 key panels at HLTH 2022

    Major healthcare players will discuss private equity, value-based care, digital health funding and more at the fifth annual HLTH conference next week.

    By Nov. 10, 2022
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    Overturning of Roe v. Wade

    As travel time to abortion clinics skyrockets post-Dobbs, patients turn to telemedicine for abortion pills

    Orders for abortion pills to telemedicine nonprofit Aid Access have increased in states that have restricted the procedure, according to a research letter, with states with total or near-total bans on abortion seeing the biggest surges.

    By Nov. 2, 2022
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    Cigna partners with in-home primary care provider Heal

    The provider, which focuses on care for seniors, is collaborating with Cigna to offer house calls and remote monitoring to Medicare Advantage customers in four states.

    By Susan Kelly • Nov. 1, 2022
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    Teladoc shares on upswing as it sets up for ‘achievable’ growth

    The vendor lowered its fourth-quarter and full-year outlooks on Wednesday. But industry watchers cheered Teladoc for setting up obtainable Q4 growth coming out of pandemic highs.

    By Oct. 27, 2022
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    After pandemic highs, digital health funding slouches to early 2019 levels

    Global digital health funding of $4.6 billion fell 36% from the second quarter to the third quarter this year, according to a new report from CB Insights.

    By Oct. 25, 2022
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    Telehealth startup Cerebral to lay off about 20% of staff

    The past year has been rocky for the startup telehealth provider, as it faced dissatisfied patients and a Justice Department investigation into allegations it overprescribed controlled substances.

    By Susan Kelly • Oct. 25, 2022