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5 Tips for Reducing Cyber Security Risk in Telemedicine
E-visits are just one way technology is revolutionizing the delivery of health care and challenging traditional medical regulations. The term “telemedicine” embraces everything from stateside dermatologists scrutinizing images of soldiers’ skin lesions from another country to wearable sensors monitoring elderly patients’ vital signs at home. Specialists at major medical centers regularly consult with doctors at Continue Reading »
Top 5 Questions Teleradiology and Telemedicine Companies Should Ask About Their Professional Liability Insurance.
Teleradiology and telemedicine have increasingly become more popular as hospitals and other healthcare providers outsource their radiology and other specialty work to independent practitioners. These practitioners often operate from remote locations, with some based in the same city but many based in distant states or even overseas. Telemedicine organizations provide diagnostic and clinical medical services Continue Reading »
Primary Care by Telemedicine May Play a Much Larger Role in Healthcare in the Future
As expected, there are a tremendous amount of changes taking place in healthcare right now as the Affordable Care Act goes into effect. Patient home, accountable care organization (ACO) and other clinical integration models are top of mind these days. And with these changes there are bound to be new potential risks to be considered. Continue Reading »
Teleradiology and Telemedicine – Be Sure Additional Malpractice Risks Are Covered.
Teleradiology and telemedicine have increasingly become more popular as more and more hospitals and independent imaging centers have begun to outsource their radiology work to independent practitioners. These practitioners operate from remote locations, with some based in the same city but many based in distant states or even overseas. Telemedicine has advantages for hospitals, doctors Continue Reading »