In this week's news, the future of telehealth is still uncertain as reimbursement codes are rolled back post-COVID and policy-makers debate how and what solutions should be paid for, while many in the field are considering telehealth a non-option in the new normal. Plus, new findings on the effects of coronavirus on pregnant mothers and an increase in maternal mental health problems during the pandemic.
Reading Health, an early customer of Babyscripts, has long been committed to delivering cutting-edge innovation to its patients. Now as a part of Tower Health’s integrated healthcare provider/payer system, they are part of a collaboration that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people in Pennsylvania. Collaboration across Tower Health enables their hospitals, providers, leadership and staff to leverage best practices across the health system and stand out as a leader in healthcare transformation.
As the use of telehealth continues to rise through and post-Covid, policy makers and healthcare systems consider implications around security, privacy, and reimbursement, and raise questions around health inequity and accessibility for low income populations. Plus, new studies on the effect of Covid-19 on reproductive health and family planning decisions.
As the phrase "new normal" fast becomes ubiquitous, every industry is determining what that looks like in their own space. In healthcare, it is no longer a question that virtual care will be a part of the post-pandemic standard of care, but instead who will pay for it, and how it will affect the patient-provider relationship. Plus, how COVID-19 is driving changes to the traditional model of maternity care.
AVIA has always been a leader in the field of digital healthcare transformation, and Babyscripts has been privileged to partner with them both in a financial and innovative capacity for several years. As the nation’s leading digital health transformation partner, working with over 50 healthcare organizations, AVIA has a finger on the pulse of the digital health market — pre-, during, and post-Covid.
President and Co-founder Juan Pablo Segura sat down with Sarah Carroll from AVIA to talk about the current landscape of virtual care. As the director of AVIA’s Medicaid Transformation Project, she has a unique insight into the role that virtual care will play for vulnerable populations, and what the future holds for health systems struggling to recuperate financial revenue lost through the pandemic.
In this week's news, state openings and concerns about resurgence of the coronavirus put pandemic strategies in the spotlight, including questions about the future of digital health and the balance between new virtual care strategies and traditional medicine. Plus, concerns around funding for virtual solutions and new research on pregnancy and COVID-19.
“Stay home, stay safe” could be the bumper sticker for 2020 — but it’s very much a mantra for the privileged. For thousands of people across the nation, staying healthy through sheltering in place comes at the nightmarish expense of remaining in a violent or unsafe living situation.
The future of telehealth and telemedicine continues to dominate the news cycle as practices begin to test their pandemic strategies against the realities of a post-Covid world. Plus, the role that digital health can play in getting people back to work quickly and safely.
As the economy slowly reopens, health systems and OB-GYN practices are navigating questions around getting patients back into the office, and the future role of the virtual care solutions they've implemented during the pandemic. President Juan Pablo Segura sat down (virtually) with Mira Ketzler, the senior director of the women’s health service line for Advocate Aurora, to discuss the business implications of Covid-19 and what the future holds for health systems post-pandemic.
The New York Times published an article this week titled “Prenatal Care May Look Very Different After Coronavirus.” The title is spot on. Coronavirus is forcing OB-GYNs to deliver care out of the clinic and into the home, and in the course of the transition providers have discovered a value in virtual care that extends far beyond the needs of a pandemic world.