What can Whole Foods tell us about integrating telemedicine?

https://mailchi.mp/f2794551febb/the-weekly-gist-october-23-2020?e=d1e747d2d8 A quick stop at the local Whole Foods Market recently yielded surprising insights into the dilemma faced by physician … Continue reading

Losing the edge on telemedicine?

https://mailchi.mp/365734463200/the-weekly-gist-september-11-2020?e=d1e747d2d8 At the beginning of the pandemic, physicians and health systems implemented telemedicine solutions with unprecedented speed. In doing so, … Continue reading

Will Telemedicine Be the Blockbuster or Netflix of Healthcare?

https://www.medpagetoday.com/practicemanagement/telehealth/87662?xid=fb_o&trw=no&fbclid=IwAR1IRS5lgPjbTxkXuMS0fnFmvdkywSyf20YaJ-RElRIGCzU3_GY_W6rTwXw New approaches need to recognize patients’ wants and needs In 1985, the very first Blockbuster store opened in Dallas … Continue reading

What we’ve learned from the telemedicine explosion

https://mailchi.mp/aa7806a422dd/the-weekly-gist-may-8-2020?e=d1e747d2d8 In our decades in healthcare, we’ve never seen a faster care transformation than the rapid growth in telemedicine sparked … Continue reading

Op-Ed: As a doctor, I use telemedicine. With the coronavirus threat, it could revolutionize healthcare

https://www.latimes.com/opinion/story/2020-03-17/op-ed-as-a-doctor-i-use-telemedicine-with-the-coronavirus-threat-it-could-revolutionize-healthcare?fbclid=IwAR1D6sHWYhvei0Hda4dRuqRaydyxO7AVRjWQj-2UTFqwf3gdKaWuVfxa2Hs As a physician, waiting for the worst of coronavirus to hit, I see a lot to fear. It seems … Continue reading

Telemedicine CEO pleads guilty in $424 million Medicare fraud scheme

https://www.modernhealthcare.com/legal/telemedicine-ceo-pleads-guilty-424-million-medicare-fraud-scheme?utm_source=modern-healthcare-daily-finance&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20190909&utm_content=article1-readmore The owner of telemedicine company Video Doctor Network on Friday pleaded guilty for his role in what the Justice … Continue reading

DOJ Indicts 4 Florida Men in $1B Telemedicine Fraud Conspiracy

https://www.healthleadersmedia.com/doj-indicts-4-florida-men-1b-telemedicine-fraud-conspiracy Private payers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee, were bilked out of about $174 million in the compounding … Continue reading

Docs: It’s Time to Certify Specialists in Telemedicine

http://www.healthleadersmedia.com/physician-leaders/docs-its-time-certify-specialists-telemedicine?spMailingID=12525418&spUserID=MTY3ODg4NTg1MzQ4S0&spJobID=1300773426&spReportId=MTMwMDc3MzQyNgS2 Virtual medicine practice is more than technological competence. A doctor who proposed the idea of telemedicine certification advocates why … Continue reading