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Telemedicine care yields comparable results to in-person care for medication abortions – MobiHealthNews

A recent study published in Obstetrics & Gynecology found that women using telemedicine for a medication abortion had comparable outcomes to those accessing an in-person provider for ; In fact, researchers reported that the rate of ongoing pregnancy and aspiration procedures was lower in women who used the telemedicine services than in-person...
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Telemedicine could keep older patients out of the hospital. So why hasn't it taken off? – Politico

For years, experts have touted the use of telemedicine as a way to let elder care organizations tap the expertise of geriatricians or other doctors to treat their residents for problems that don’t appear to rise to the level of an emergency. | Rich Pedroncelli/AP Photo It’s easy enough...
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Why employees won't sign up for telemedicine – Employee Benefit News

Employers have welcomed telehealth benefits with open arms, but they’re having a hard time getting employees to share their enthusiasm. Almost 75% of major employers offered some type of telehealth benefit in 2018, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation Employee Health Benefit Survey, up from just 27% in 2015....
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New state law to expand Medicaid patients' access to telemedicine – The Keene Sentinel

[unable to retrieve full-text content] New state law to expand Medicaid patients’ access to telemedicine  The Keene Sentinel A bill signed recently by Gov. Chris Sununu will allow more patients to utilize telemedicine services, and it has the full support of a local school that serves … Source
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Local families find care, convenience in telemedicine – WTOP

Taking her three children to their doctors appointments at Children’s National Health System wasn’t always easy for Shannon Chin. First, there was the commute — an hour-plus drive, each way, from her home in Manassas, Virginia, to the hospital’s main campus in Northwest Then, there were the more...
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California health district receives grant for substance abuse telemedicine program – Becker's Hospital Review

Jackie Drees – Monday, August 19th, 2019 Print  | Email Northern Inyo Healthcare District in Bishop, Calif., was granted funding to establish a new telemedicine-equipped room after the successful launch of the organization’s virtual care substance abuse program, Sierra Wave Media reports. NIHD will use funding awarded by the Sierra Health...
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New Hampshire law to expand telemedicine reimbursement – MobiHealthNews

Telemedicine access in the state of New Hampshire is expanding thanks to a newly signed bill that will let primary care providers and pediatricians bill Medicaid and private insurances for telemedicine visits, according to a report by the Associated Press. The new legislation is an expansion from previous bills, which restricted...
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