Category Archives: Telemedicine

  • What are the Effects of Telemedicine in a Safety Net Setting?

    How well does telemedicine work in a safety net healthcare setting? Pretty well, it turns out. Source: By: Erin Dietsche A new study in JAMA Internal Medicine analyzed the effect of a teleretinal diabetic retinopathy screening program on both screening wait times and screening rates in the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services. The LAC DHS, which […]

  • State-by-State Telemedicine Report Card Indicates Progress, and Ongoing Barriers

    By: Heather Landi Source: The telemedicine policy landscape continues to be complex, as decades of evidence-based research highlighting positive patient compliance, clinical outcomes and increasing telemedicine utilization have been met with a mix of strides and stagnation in state-based telemedicine policy, according to a state-by-state gaps analysis by the American Telemedicine Association (ATA). Click […]