Asking the wrong questions about telemedicine’s impact

https://mailchi.mp/da8db2c9bc41/the-weekly-gist-april-23-2021?e=d1e747d2d8 A new study out this week revived an old argument about whether telehealth visits spur more downstream care utilization compared to … Continue reading

Stop thinking of telemedicine as a “substitute” for the office visit

https://mailchi.mp/41540f595c92/the-weekly-gist-february-12-2021?e=d1e747d2d8 “I don’t think we have good enough information to show how we should be deploying telemedicine,” a physician leader … Continue reading

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