3 Ways Telehealth Caters to Chronic Disease Patients

By | 2017-11-16T18:01:00+00:00 November 8th, 2017|Benefits of Telehealth|

The healthcare industry is constantly evolving to adapt to new demands. Rising healthcare costs, growing populations, underserved communities, emerging patient concerns, and various other complications keep healthcare organizations always seeking better methods for providing care. It is important that healthcare procedures and technologies advance quickly enough to address these issues before they cause serious and costly setbacks. For chronic disease [...]

Eliminating Unnecessary Treatments and Expenses with Telehealth

By | 2017-07-17T14:52:13+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Benefits of Telehealth|

Even with the most modern advancements in medicine and medical technology, seeking treatment remains a dismally inconsistent priority for many people suffering from disease and serious health complications. Lack of insurance coverage, looming medical expenses, and time spent visiting doctors, hospitals, pharmacies, and specialists all contribute to the reasons why so many would-be patients avoid medical care. With chronic diseases [...]

Cost Savings Through Improved Patient Education

By | 2017-06-19T11:41:08+00:00 July 5th, 2017|Benefits of Telehealth|

Traditionally, healthcare providers have approached cost savings by placing much of their emphasis on internal processes that directly impact their organizations. Medications, surgical devices, insurance plans, and employee compensation can significantly impact the overall expenses of an organization, and, for this reason, focus is often limited beyond these factors. However, in today’s healthcare industry, there has emerged a new [...]

3 Ways Telehealth Improves Health Outcomes

By | 2017-07-11T05:58:51+00:00 June 28th, 2017|Benefits of Telehealth|

Since its start, telehealth has flourished around the idea that the scope of the healthcare industry should not be limited to hospitals and doctor visits alone, but rather extended to the homes, workplaces, and day-to-day functions of patients. This approach to modernizing the ways we view and interact with healthcare has had significant impacts on several factors pertaining to [...]

Lowering Mortality Rates by Reducing Hospitalizations

By | 2017-05-08T14:35:10+00:00 May 24th, 2017|Benefits of Telehealth|

Each year in the United States, an estimated quarter of a million patients die from hospital-related medical errors. The causes of these errors range drastically; from lack of proper training and staff negligence to improper funding and faulty medical equipment. Regardless of the underlying causes, the expense of medical errors is astronomical, with some sources estimating annual figures upwards to [...]

Lowering Healthcare Costs for Employers and Employees

By | 2017-03-22T13:31:01+00:00 April 12th, 2017|Benefits of Telehealth|

At its core, telehealth is a tool for improving quality of life, treatment, and individual access to healthcare. Through supporting these principles and providing patients with effective and prompt medical care, telehealth has expanded to address various related concerns, including inflated healthcare costs and insurance premiums. These costs negatively impact patients, providers, and employers alike, and only serve to add [...]

Reducing Hospitalizations by Advancing Patient Education and Self-Care

By | 2017-04-11T12:56:20+00:00 April 5th, 2017|Benefits of Telehealth|

The success of telehealth has largely been an outgrowth of the need to improve healthcare outcomes and reduce costs. As telehealth continues to grow and ehealth technology evolves, opportunities that weren’t obvious before are pushed to the forefront. One such opportunity is helping patients understand the role they play in managing their own healthcare. By providing patients with advanced education [...]

The Impact of Telehealth on Reducing Hospital Readmissions

By | 2017-03-16T16:46:17+00:00 January 4th, 2017|Benefits of Telehealth|

Telehealth is often defined as a collection of methods and tools used to enhance modern healthcare practices. While this is an apt description of telehealth’s basic ancillary function, this characterization fails to express the true nature of telehealth as it pertains to the constant evolution of the healthcare industry; for while telehealth is indeed an invaluable resource designed to assist [...]

How Telehealth Can Reduce Hospitalizations

By | 2017-03-16T16:48:09+00:00 October 28th, 2016|Benefits of Telehealth|

There exists a paradox in the way we interact with modern technology. We praise our mobile devices as if they were essentials for us to live, while at the same time taking for granted the functions they perform, often to the point of anger and anxiety when they operate less than expected. For many of us, the thought of being [...]

Improving Healthcare Outcomes Through Telehealth

By | 2017-03-16T16:49:00+00:00 October 14th, 2016|Benefits of Telehealth|

It’s easy to become enamored with promises. A new product or service comes out revealing all the ways it will change our lives, all the ways it is superior to its predecessors and competition, and all too often we become so infatuated with the promise of change that we neglect to pay attention to the results. We become prey to [...]

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