It signals a newly energized willingness on the part of policymakers to work to expand use of telehealth services for Medicare beneficiaries.
Telehealth and mHealth technology have propelled the nurse from a note-taker and hand-holder to a controller and dispenser of information. And they’re using those skill to improve care management and coordination.
Survey shows reimbursement remains a barrier.
By gathering 35 different telehealth and mHealth services into one connected care platform, Intermountain Healthcare aims to make care coordination and management a community effort.
Physicians are still looking for the best ways to use technology to improve patient care.
The CMS has made a commitment to keep rural communities in mind when developing regulations.