Why hasn't telemedicine taken off in Arizona? Experts say most doctors don't get paid – Arizona Daily Sun

PHOENIX – Modern medicine is constantly evolving – but sometimes, it develops too fast. Experts said state laws have hindered telemedicine, a technology that could be utilized to provide health care throughout Arizona. But because the state law only requires private health insurers to cover services provided through telemedicine...
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Physicians: Bill to allow telemedicine bad for Mississippi – Vicksburg Post

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Vicksburg Post Physicians: Bill to allow telemedicine bad for MississippiVicksburg PostThe Mississippi State Medical Association, headed by Dr. Dan Edney of Vicksburg, with more than 60 state physicians and medical students warned the public and state senators Thursday about the dangers of certain telemedicine....
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WebMD sees opening to tap into telehealth space – ModernHealthcare.com

WebMD, the media and healthcare information company, is hinting that it will enter the telemedicine space as acquisition prices become more reasonable. On an earnings call Tuesday, WebMD CEO David Schlanger said it’s “likely” that the New York-based company could enter the telehealth space through either an acquisition or...
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2016 Is Ramping Up For Telemedicine Developments – JD Supra (press release)

Two months in and this year has already seen significant movement in regulatory action across the country to expand the ability to provide telemedicine services. Below please find some of the more significant items that have already gone into effect in 2016 or are under consideration, including commercial payor...
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Arizona bill encourages telemedicine, a modern practice – azcentral.com

Health care officials use telemedicine at the Arizona Burn Center at Maricopa Medical Center, part of the Maricopa Integrated Health System.(Photo: Ben Brown/Cronkite News) Modern medicine is constantly evolving – but sometimes, it develops too fast. Experts said state laws have hindered telemedicine, a technology that could be utilized...
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Hospital board sees telemedicine demonstration – The Daily Star-Journal

Warrensburg – The Western Missouri Medical Center Board of Trustees saw a telemedicine demonstration with hospitalist Dr. Tony Fangman at its board meeting Friday morning. Subscription Required An online service is needed to view this article in its entirety. You need an online service to view this article in...
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Why are we wasting money on healthcare with poor outcomes? – ModernMedicine

Editor’s Note: Welcome to Medical Economics’ blog section which features contributions from members of the medical community. These blogs are an opportunity for bloggers to engage with readers about a topic that is top of mind, whether it is practice management, experiences with patients, the industry, medicine in general, or healthcare reform....
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Healthcare price transparency: Where are we now? – ModernMedicine

In order for the United States to improve value in its healthcare system, more needs to be known about how much medical procedures, devices, and drugs cost. The Institute of Medicine estimates that $105 billion of annual waste in healthcare spending can be attributed to a lack of competition...
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How Big Data is changing the game in cataract surgery – ModernMedicine

It would not be an exaggeration to state that cataract surgery technology has advanced massively over the past century. At that point in time, Edward Jackson, MD, considered 20/200 or better vision postoperatively a step forward following cataract extraction using a technique called couching, in which a needle was...
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Why hasn't telemedicine taken off in Arizona? Experts say most doctors don't get paid – Cronkite News

Why hasn’t telemedicine taken off in Arizona? Experts say most doctors don’t get paid By Ben Brown | Cronkite News | POSTED: Feb 25, 2016 Modern medicine is constantly evolving – but sometimes, it develops too fast. Experts said state laws have hindered telemedicine, a technology that could be...
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