It stands to significantly improve senior care.
The FCC issued a notice of proposed rulemaking to review and potentially expand funding for the Rural Health Care Program.
Many patients in this economy may have a tablet computer or a smartphone, but not an automobile.
The AAFP offered recommendations to help ensure that practices receive the support they need and patients have the benefit of longitudinal care from a primary care physician.
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.