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Telemedicine
Tomorrow’s Solutions
Available Today
Definition
Telemedicine is the use of medical information
exchanged from one site to another via electronic
communications...
Telemedicine
Focused on patient care
•
•
•
•

Telehealth
Mobile Health (mHealth)
Remote Monitoring
Outsourced Specialty Se...
Why Telemedicine?
•
•
•
•
•

Physician Shortage
Distribution of Expertise
It Works
Cost Savings
Patients Like It

Pilot pr...
History of Telemedicine
History of Telemedicine

Boston Logan Airport to Massachusetts General Hospital
1967
Solutions Available Today
Radiology

Neurology

Cardiology

TELEPsychiatry

Ophthalmology

Dermatology
Solutions Available Today
Radiology

Neurology

Cardiology

TELEPsychiatry

Ophthalmology

Dermatology
10M Patients Served by
Telemedicine (2012)

Outsourced Specialists

Teleradiology

Internet Clinical Consults

Cardiac Mon...
Two Types of Radiology

Nighthawk

Dayhawk
Available Today
Online Services
Consumer
Health App’s
Available Today

Urgent Care
Available Today

PGHD

Patient Generated Health Data
Available Today

Wearables
Available Today

Scanables
Available Soon
Available Soon

Wi-Fi Smart Scale

Otoscope

Bluetooth Stethoscope

Blood Glucose Meter

Blood Pressure
Monitor

Digital T...
Advanced Technologies

Remote Surgery

Robotics

Live Monitoring via
Cell Phones
Advanced Technologies

3D Lab

Advanced Tumor
Metrics

Massachusetts General Hospital
Complimentary Efforts
Barriers
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•
•
•

Reimbursement
Licensure
Regulation
Inertia/ Vested
Interests
How Can We Help You?

hreis@healthEpractices.com
www.healthEpractices.com
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Telemedicine: Tomorrow's Solutions Available Today

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Howard Reis, President of HealthePractices discusses the history and current status of telemedicine.

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Telemedicine: Tomorrow's Solutions Available Today

  1. 1. Telemedicine Tomorrow’s Solutions Available Today
  2. 2. Definition Telemedicine is the use of medical information exchanged from one site to another via electronic communications to improve a patients’ clinical health status. Name Game: Telemedicine, Telehealth, mHealth, Telecare
  3. 3. Telemedicine Focused on patient care • • • • Telehealth Mobile Health (mHealth) Remote Monitoring Outsourced Specialty Services
  4. 4. Why Telemedicine? • • • • • Physician Shortage Distribution of Expertise It Works Cost Savings Patients Like It Pilot program study finds pediatric obesity patients like telehealth services – UCLA – December 2013 How OHSU used telemedicine to save a baby's life – Nov. 2013 Study: Telehealth raises satisfaction, reduces hospital stays
  5. 5. History of Telemedicine
  6. 6. History of Telemedicine Boston Logan Airport to Massachusetts General Hospital 1967
  7. 7. Solutions Available Today Radiology Neurology Cardiology TELEPsychiatry Ophthalmology Dermatology
  8. 8. Solutions Available Today Radiology Neurology Cardiology TELEPsychiatry Ophthalmology Dermatology
  9. 9. 10M Patients Served by Telemedicine (2012) Outsourced Specialists Teleradiology Internet Clinical Consults Cardiac Monitoring Remote Monitoring Civilian Network Consults Jonathan D. Linkous, American Telemedicine Association
  10. 10. Two Types of Radiology Nighthawk Dayhawk
  11. 11. Available Today Online Services Consumer Health App’s
  12. 12. Available Today Urgent Care
  13. 13. Available Today PGHD Patient Generated Health Data
  14. 14. Available Today Wearables
  15. 15. Available Today Scanables
  16. 16. Available Soon
  17. 17. Available Soon Wi-Fi Smart Scale Otoscope Bluetooth Stethoscope Blood Glucose Meter Blood Pressure Monitor Digital Thermometer
  18. 18. Advanced Technologies Remote Surgery Robotics Live Monitoring via Cell Phones
  19. 19. Advanced Technologies 3D Lab Advanced Tumor Metrics Massachusetts General Hospital
  20. 20. Complimentary Efforts
  21. 21. Barriers • • • • Reimbursement Licensure Regulation Inertia/ Vested Interests
  22. 22. How Can We Help You? hreis@healthEpractices.com www.healthEpractices.com
  23. 23. Workflow: The Key to Success

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