Tag Archive for ‘telehealth’

Adopting telemedicine in surgical care: What you need to know

HIGHLIGHTS Discusses logistics for implementing telemedicine for pre- and postoperative patient visits Describes institutional and user-related factors that may impede telemedicine adoption Summarizes opportunities for innovation in patient care, communication, and education Outlines reimbursement and regulatory considerations for expanded use of telehealth Telemedicine is a rapidly accelerating new avenue for delivering health care services. Although […]

Enhanced web-side manner and digital inclusivity are key to maintaining telehealth momentum

Identifies the benefits of virtual patient care and outlines strategies that support digital inclusivity in telehealth.

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Dateline DC: CMS releases CY 2021 MPFS Proposed Rule

CMS releases CY 2021 MPFS Proposed Rule, which includes updates on payment policies, reimbursement rates, and quality provisions for services furnished under the MPFS.

Rural surgery in “The Great White North”— universal care or universal challenge?

Access to timely, affordable, and quality surgical care is an ongoing challenge for Canadians, particularly those individuals living in rural communities. This column highlights several factors that affect the provision of rural surgical services in Canada, including training, certification and licensing issues, and challenges related to recruitment and retention.

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