Telehealth: Page 2

  • Amazon expands virtual care service nationwide as demand surges

    Along with virtual health services now being available for employers across the U.S., Amazon Care is expanding its in-person benefit to 20 more cities this year, the e-commerce giant said Tuesday.

    By Feb. 9, 2022
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    Congress poised to address mental health crisis — including fining payers for benefit inequities

    "If we're going to respond to the behavioral health issues the pandemic has made worse ... that will take legislative action," Senate health committee Chairwoman Patty Murray, D-Wash., said.

    By Feb. 4, 2022
  • Trendline

    Healthcare Dive's Outlook for 2022

    As the country enters its third year of battling the COVID-19 pandemic, fault lines in the healthcare landscape are becoming more clear and long-term implications are becoming more evident.

    By Healthcare Dive staff
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    Omicron sent COVID-19 back into top telehealth claims in November

    Telehealth use rose in every census region in November as patients again avoided medical settings and some became infected with the newest coronavirus variant, according to data from Fair Health.

    By Feb. 3, 2022
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    The shifting digital health investment landscape in 2022

    Signs point toward another historic year in VC investment, experts say, which will benefit the medical system as it evolves to include more digital services.

    By Jan. 25, 2022
  • 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