New expectations and standards for virtual care are being established as the healthcare marketplace emerges from pandemic conditions. Without the urgent need driven by COVID-19, questions about coverage and reimbursement for virtual care are halting the move toward standardization, and telehealth still faces barriers to wholesale adoption. Research and resources around COVID-19 continues for OB patients, reactivating GYN patients is proving challenging.
Plus, an ongoing series from Self covering the struggles of being black and pregnant in the US, and the public health crisis of black maternal mortality. Find it here.
6/05, MHealth Intelligence: FTC Weighs In On Expanding CMS Telehealth Coverage Beyond COVID-19
6/05, Forbes: Telehealth Services As A Patient Satisfaction Tool
6/04, The Verge: Telehealth Wasn't Designed for Non-English Speakers
6/04, Bloomberg Law: Telehealth Pay Gaps Loom After Virus When State Orders Expire
6/04, Contemporary OB/GYN: COVID-19 in Pregnancy Series
6/03, STAT News: Mayo Clinic patient data fuels AI companies, and consent concerns
6/03, Modern Healthcare: Providers want more telehealth flexibility and higher CMS payments
6/03, Healthcare IT News: Telehealth's post-COVID challenge: Integrating in-person care
6/02, Fierce Healthcare: UnitedHealth exec on telehealth use, reimbursement: 'The genie is out of the bottle'
6/01, USA Today: Coronavirus risk: pregnant women should not panic, but stay vigilant
5/29, HIT Consultant: Telehealth Could Be the Solution for a Pandemic, But Are We Too Late?