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A Hybrid Approach to Direct-to-Consumer Telehealth

In this article published by Becker’s Hospital Review, Avizia’s CEO Mike Baird details the risks that direct-to-consumer telehealth may pose to care coordination, including incomplete medical records and gaps in care. He details how a hybrid telehealth solution is a viable alternative, and should be hospital and health system-led augmented by integrated virtual direct-to-consumer services. […]

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The CONNECT Act May Ease Telehealth Restrictions — Here’s How

The CONNECT for Health Act would improve coverage of telehealth and remote patient monitoring as basic benefits in Medicare Advantage. Avizia CEO Mike Baird and the executive director for the Alliance for Connected Care, Krista Drobac, spoke with Becker’s Hospital Review to discuss how the CONNECT for Health Act may ease telehealth restrictions—and provide Medicare […]

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A System-Wide Telehealth Approach

Creating a system-wide telehealth program is a long game, but there’s a payoff for hospitals taking a holistic view on the next generation of care delivery. Avizia’s CEO and founder, Mike Baird, discusses why hospitals and health systems need to take a strategic and long-range approach to telehealth. Rather than focusing on single use cases, […]

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Building a School-Based Telehealth Program? Start With the Nurse

The Medical University of South Carolina’s school-based telehealth program—which is powered by Avizia—has been recognized for its achievements in an article by mHealthIntelligence. With proven results in patient access and outcomes, MUSC has plans to expand its program from 45 to 90 schools in the next year, many of which are in rural and underserved […]

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Avizia Ranked as a Top Telehealth Provider

Avizia ranked within the top 10 companies providing telehealth solutions based on hospital site implementations Reston, Va. — June 30, 2017 — Avizia, powering system-wide telehealth, has been recognized as a top provider of telehealth solutions. The rankings were determined by number of hospital site implementations and based on data from Definitive Healthcare. The list of […]

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Telehealth Helps Veterans Gain Access to Care

Our U.S. service members have been engaged in more than a decade of combat activity in Iraq and Afghanistan. These missions require bravery in the face of danger, the outcomes of which often have a long-lasting impact on the lives of these men and women. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) estimates a post-traumatic […]

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HEART Act Targets Medicare Limits on Telehealth

Addressing the barriers facing telehealth, despite its low cost and high efficacy. A bill introduced last month in the House of Representatives seeks to improve access to telehealth services in the rural United States and takes square aim at expanding remote patient monitoring (RPM) related to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and congestive heart failure. Introduced […]

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NewYork-Presbyterian Uses Telehealth to Speed Emergency Department Care

Among the first of its kind, the Express Care program at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medicine leverages telehealth as a solution to reduce emergency department wait times. Patients with non-emergent needs are now moving in and out of the emergency department more efficiently, without compromising quality of care. The Express Care program is limited to assisting patients […]

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Telehealth Cross-State Licensure Process Now Live in 8 States

An initiative that closes the gap on providing rural areas with the telehealth access they need recently passed a major milestone. The Interstate Medical Licensure Compact (IMLC) — a plan devised by a group of state medical board executives, administrators and attorneys to provide cross-state licensure to physicians to bolster telehealth practices — saw its […]

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Mental Health Awareness Month: Telehealth Addresses Escalating Needs

Mental Health Awareness Month has a nearly 70-year history of informing the public about one of the biggest medical issues affecting the country. And while the mental health field has made great strides to destigmatize its services, the numbers prove that a trip to the therapist’s office is still out of reach for many patients […]