Telehealth and Medicine Today™ is an open access digital journal offering rapid, peer reviewed publication of research and commentaries related to innovations in digital information and telecommunications technologies in patient centered care. Emphasis focuses on advances in program implementation and outcomes as a result of process improvement, advanced econometrics, and synergies that foster earlier interventions that advance value-based healthcare for the 21st century and future healthcare challenges.
The Telehealth and Medicine Today™ audience includes hospitals and medical research centers; payers; healthcare providers; medical directors; health economists; biopharm, biotech, and device companies; IT/IS; researchers; innovators; academicians; and all others with an interest in digital health and telemedicine.
Editor’s Note: Steve Normandin is the President of AMD Global Telemedicine, Inc. For over 25 years, Mr. Normandin has been working to advance the field of telemedicine. Mr. Normandin has seen an entire industry come of age, and as technology and internet access become ubiquitous in the U.S. and abroad, the state of telemedicine has […]
Editor’s note: During the past 15 years, HolaDoctor® has applied cultural awareness to connect with the Hispanic community and inform them about health insurance, access to care, the importance of leading a health-filled life, and both early detection and aggressive management of chronic illnesses. In this TMT interview, Dr. Dirk Schroeder, who is Executive Vice-President […]
Talbot “Mac” McCormick, MD The American Academy of Neurology views teleneurology as an effective tool for rapid evaluation of patients in remote locations requiring neurologic care. These underserved locations include geographically isolated rural areas, as well as urban areas with too few available neurology specialists. This article focuses on the problem of stroke worldwide and […]
Editor’s note: During this TMT interview, Ms. Claudia Tellez, Executive Director of Northern Virginia Medical Society and the visionary behind DoctorsTelemedMS www.doctorstelemed.org, discusses DoctorsTelemedSM and the opportunities, challenges, and success of this early stage telehealth service for physicians and their patients. DoctorsTelemedSM is the only network of clinicians supported by a medical society—the Medical Society […]
Modeling Value on Investment: A Crucial Strategy Adopted by Successful Chronic Condition Management Programs
Monica Leslie and Rehan Virani Editor’s note: In this article, the authors conclude their series on the impact of chronic conditions on our nation. In the April edition of Telehealth and Medicine Today, they explained why chronic conditions will continue to be a focus of cost and utilization issues in our nation’s healthcare system and […]
Editor’s note: In this TMT interview, Mr. Eric Brown, President and CEO of the California Telehealth Network (CTN), discusses the development and the role of CTN in providing advanced information technologies and services to medically underserved and rural Californians. An independent non-profit 501c3, CTN is one of the largest FCC-funded statewide telehealth networks in the […]
Vikram Dhillon Editor’s note: A proposal to implement distributed ledger technology for electronic health records is outlined here. The rationale for integration of distributed ledgers in the healthcare domain is introduced, followed by a discussion of the features enabled by the use of a blockchain. An open source implementation of a distributed ledger is then […]
Editor’s note: The Pharmacy Podcast Show serves pharmacy businesses, including independent retail, long-term care, specialty, and small chains. During this interview, Dr. Jeff Kosowsky, Senior Vice President of Corporate Development of American Well, a telehealth company, discusses telehealth-like technologies in the pharmacy industry and health system pharmacies, including consultations and medication therapy management. The entire […]
We hope you are finding our content practical, yet providing a vista toward the fast approaching future in US healthcare. This issue, read Vikram Dhillon’s article on electronic health records…and of the opportunities and challenges ahead in deploying blockchains for digital health. Monica Leslie and Rehan Virani are back this issue elaborating a new perspective […]
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Message to Our Readers
“The future of healthcare is a new era of patient engagement using technologies that help provide better care, faster and at less cost across all populations”, stated Richard L. Anglin, Advisory Board member and President and Chief Executive Officer, telmedx. “This vision requires collaboration from healthcare providers, payers, regulators, technology providers and researchers. Each has contributions to make, and telehealth and telemedicine are fundamental to this future vision of healthcare. Experimentation and achieved results will drive future decision-making. Telehealth and Medicine Today™ is focused on reporting real world outcomes to advance this future vision of healthcare.”
Richard L. Anglin
Advisory Board member and President and Chief Executive Officer, telmedx
"Designing a sustainable telehealth program requires an in-depth knowledge of relevant and cutting edge best practices. Telehealth and Medicine Today™ is the quintessential combination that decision makers need to design, implement, optimize, and grow their telehealth program.”
Bryan T. Arkwright
Editorial Board member and Senior Consultant at Subsidium Health
“Telemedicine has clearly passed the tipping point from a novel technology to an essential tool in our nation’s quest to fulfill the Triple Aim [improving the experience of care, improving the health of populations, and reducing per capita costs of health care]. It enables us to bring care to the patient by moving digital data rather than moving the patient or healthcare professional.”
Joel J. Reich, MD, FACEP, MMM, CPE
Editorial Board member and Chief Medical Officer/Senior Vice President for Medical Affairs, Eastern Connecticut Health Network (ECHN)
"Partners in Digital Health recognizes treatments of chronic and emergent conditions are dependent on the assistance of technology and connected health,” announced Tory Cenaj, Principal. Unlike other journals in the space, Telehealth and Medicine Today™ brings research, opinion and collaboration full circle in value-based healthcare focusing on interventions and technology that advance patient centered health care. We serve hospitals, payers, the institutional marketplace and all innovators with an interest in the space.
Anyone launching a sustainable telehealth service will find a home with Telehealth and Medicine Today™. "
Publisher of Telehealth and Medicine Today
Telemedicine and e-health insights The significance of telemedicine is game changing. It plays a vital role in healthcare today by revolutionizing and delivering patient centered care and elivering the Triple Aim approach to medicine Are you looking for the latest publications on telemedicine and e-health? Look no further than Telehealth and Medicine Today™. Being a leading digital journal of telemedicine and telecare, we reportan array of issues and solutions for the telemedicine and e-health marketplace. Telemedicine and telehealth articles are perr reviewed. They are submitted by distinguished authors who are familiar with the latest developments in the telemedicine and e-health industry. The focus is on different aspects of the industry, including telemedicine, remote health, telemedicine process improvement, virtual medical consultation, and more. You can also submit your manuscripts for publication online. Subscribe to our journal now to stay updated.