As Barriers Collapse, Telehealth Shapes Healthcare for the Better

By |2017-03-16T17:13:12+00:00July 22nd, 2014|Barriers to Telemedicine|

As incredibly innovative and efficient as telehealth is at providing greater access to care for consumers, lowering healthcare costs for both patients and healthcare systems, and improving outcomes, barriers have always existed that hinder the widespread adoption of telehealth. Yet recently, issues such as state requirement hurdles, reimbursement limitations, and a general resistance from physicians to learn and integrate new [...]

Telemedicine Barriers: Ehealth and Stressed Physicians

By |2017-03-16T17:20:34+00:00February 12th, 2014|Barriers to Telemedicine|

Doctors are extremely busy and often highly-stressed individuals, stretching themselves thin as they attempt to see dozens of patients a day. According to this article from the New York Times, new doctors may only get 8 minutes with each patient. Considering the complex nature of many patients’ medical issues given the rise of obesity, diabetes, and [...]

Three Main Barriers in Telemedicine

By |2017-08-18T12:25:06+00:00April 17th, 2013|Barriers to Telemedicine|

Telemedicine is quickly moving from the fringes of the industry into an essential place in healthcare delivery. According to the American Telemedicine Association, around 200 telemedicine networks have been established across the country, and recent proposed legislation could introduce telehealth technology to an even wider audience. However, we still face a few key barriers in terms of widespread adoption. [...]