Overview of two pilot programs in Massachusetts which provided text messages to patients at a community clinic, directed at two vulnerable patient populations.
This study, prepared for the California HealthCare Foundtaion in 2010, discusses the myiad of smartphone apps and reference tools available for clinicians and consumers. It also provides some insights from early adoption of MHealth technology.
What is mHealth? Check out this explainer video to learn more!
These guidelines, published by the ATA in October 2009, provide a basic overview of applications for videoconferencing for the practice of telemental health.
How do you select the right equipment for your telehealth program? This presentation from the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium guides you through the process.
This guideline, published by the ATA in Novmeber 2011, provides administrative core standards for scheduling, patient safety, and protocols to ensure that the patient and provider have in effective telehealth encounter.
This document, published by the Indiana Telehealth Network in December 2009, provides an Executive Summary of the history of videoconferencing, its telemedicine deployment considerations and implementation, as well as a brief overview of several leading videoconferencing manufacturers.
In July, Indiana scored a major win on the telemedicine legislative front. A new telemedicine state statute went into effect which expands the use of telemedicine together with certain prescribing rights (without an in-person office visit).
As of March 25, 2016, there have been 133 telehealth related bills introduced in 30 states across the nation. The most common legislation addresses reimbursement, telehealth professional standards, the need for in-person examinations, prescribing, and cross-state licensing.