Tag Archives: Telemedicine

The missing piece in telemedicine? Dentistry – FierceHealthcare

Telemedicine has gotten plenty of chatter when it comes to specialty and mental health care, but more providers should drill down on using it for oral health care, according to a new study.  The University of Rochester’s Eastman Institute for Oral Health piloted a teledentistry program that in 2014 extended into a partnership with Finger Lakes Community Health, a federally… Read More »

Telemedicine use among commercially insured skyrocketed since 2005

Dive Brief: Annual telehealth visits among the commercially insured increased by 52% annually from 2005 to 2014 and 261% from 2015 to 2017, according to a new study published in JAMA on Tuesday. Visits increased from just 206 in 2005 to roughly 202,300 in 2017, most likely driven by increased payer coverage for direct-to-consumer telemedicine,… Read More »