A study by the Center for Connected Health Policy (CCHP) finds that ambiguous state laws regulating telehealth continue to restrict the expansion of the healthcare delivery method. “Expansion of the use of telehealth to deliver care has not moved as rapidly or expansively as state policymakers may have envisioned,” the report stated. Lack of clarity in ...
Aug 10th, 2017
Telepsychology is a way to treat more patients in more areas. There are patients who live in rural areas where access to treatment is not feasible, and there are others who are disabled and cannot get around. For them, telepsychology is a good option. And sometimes, the patient feels more at ease being in their ...
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May 14th, 2009
States with laws to protect patients’ confidentiality may be discouraging hospitals from adopting electronic medical record (EMR) systems by up to 30 percent and may hinder the federal government’s aim for interoperability, according to researchers at two universities. The stimulus bill, enacted Feb. 17, allocates nearly $20 billion in funding for facilities and providers to ...