Telehealth Models

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Implementing a Sustainable Telehealth Program

Implementing a Sustainable Telehealth Program

In this article I’m going to discuss the basic framework to implement a sustainable telehealth program. Every organization is different so this framework will provide you with the building blocks you need to create a sustaining telehealth program.

Understanding telehealth and its modalities is a vital step to offering telehealth services at your organization. All four modalities can be used or a combination of them to suit your businesses needs.

Four Modalities of Telehealth

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Disrupting the Current Telehealth Model

Disrupting the Current Telehealth Model

Healthcare needs new solutions that will positively impact the patient, as well as help their clinician provide the best treatment possible. In this article I will define and differentiate between telehealth and telemedicine, discuss the current trends in telehealth and finally provide you with ideas on how to improve telehealth.

The Health Resources and Service Administration defines telehealth as, “the use of electronic information and telecommunications technologies to support long-distance clinical health care, patient and professional health-related education, public health and health administration.”

Telehealth is a more extensive program that can also include non-clinical services, such as training or meetings. Telemedicine typically refers to remote clinical services and specialties.

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