UCR Health moves to telehealth in COVID-19 crisis
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UCR Health moves to telehealth in COVID-19 crisis

When the COVID-19 crisis began to unfold in California during the week of March 9, 2020, UCR Health, the clinical arm of the UCR School of Medicine, started ramping up telehealth services for its patients. Telehealth allows clinical teams to use computers and wireless devices to deliver healthcare to patients in their own homes. UCR […]

VA offers telehealth services for U.S. veterans
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VA offers telehealth services for U.S. veterans

For many veterans, the “new normal” means virtual appointments and in-home visits. HOUSTON — Healthcare for U.S. military veterans has changed amid the coronavirus pandemic. Veterans must now rely on technology to communicate with their doctors and providers. For many of them, the new normal means virtual appointments and in-home visits. Marine veteran John “Mack” […]

More patients seek telehealth during COVID-19 - Health News
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More patients seek telehealth during COVID-19 – Health News

INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) – COVID-19 has forced many people to stay indoors and change their daily routines. Doctors have turned to telehealth to continue treating patients.​​ It’s one area of health care that’s booming.​​ The live one-on-one video appointments have grown dramatically in March alone.​​ “We have noticed that every week the growth has been exponential […]

CMS Loosens Telehealth, Clinician Scope-of-Practice Rules
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CMS Loosens Telehealth, Clinician Scope-of-Practice Rules

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. To boost the capacity of frontline clinicians and facilities to fight COVID-19, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on Thursday announced it is temporarily suspending rules to allow physicians to provide telehealth services across state lines, and will permit […]

Top 10 Tips for Diabetes Telehealth Prophetic in Face of COVID-19
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Top 10 Tips for Diabetes Telehealth Prophetic in Face of COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. The era of diabetes telemedicine has arrived. In the midst of the current COVID-19 pandemic, clinicians of all specialties who were already incorporating telehealth visits into their practices are now ramping it up, while those who were not using the technologies […]

Go8 Statement: Go8 supports medical decisions behind Government's continuing travel ban
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Government’s jobkeeper support package will keep medical practices operating

AMA President, Dr Tony Bartone, said today that the Government’s JobKeeper package, along with other measures announced over recent weeks to support small business, will allow many medical practices to continue to provide vital healthcare services and advice to the Australian community during the COVID-19 crisis. Dr Bartone said that thousands of medical practices – […]