Telehealth Primers: The Complete Series

Are you looking for a quick rundown of the latest trends in telehealth by services? Each installment in our telehealth primer series includes an overview of emerging trends, a discussion of investment considerations, and sample case studies from leading health care organizations who have successfully implemented these programs.

For custom guidance, contact your dedicated advisor to learn more about additional implementation support available through Population Health Advisor, the the Market Innovation Center, and Service Line Strategy Advisor.


Billing and reimbursement primer

health care

Updated June 2018

Clarify the intricacies of billing and reimbursement across a range of telehealth modalities and services. Plus, review trends in public and private reimbursement policies across the United States and get the knowledge you need to assess the value and feasibility of new telehealth investments.

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Pregnancy primer

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Updated July 2018

Discover how telehealth technologies can enhance pregnancy care, learn what factors contribute to the business case for this investment, and read case studies of organizations that have successfully incorporated telehealth into their pregnancy care practice.

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Chronic disease management primer

health care

Updated August 2015

Explore how telehealth platforms can improve care and achieve cost savings. Understand how recent changes in chronic care management can aid providers in educating patients and their families, disseminating care plans, and monitoring symptoms over time.

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Pediatrics primer

health care

Updated October 2015

Brush up on the applications of telehealth technologies to provide care for pediatric patient populations and discover how providers are using telehealth services to improve linkages with pediatric specialists and expand market share.

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Telebehavioral health primer

health care

Updated August 2015

Learn how provider shortages are impacting the adoption of new telebehavioral health services, plus learn how population health management affects the growth of these new platforms, and how an integrated health system expanded access to behavioral health care with their virtual strategy.

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TeleICU primer

health care

Updated February 2016

Learn about how emerging telehealth technologies can improve care for patients in intensive care units. This installment reviews common implementation barriers to teleICU adoption and highlights actionable lessons on how to effectively staff your teleICU program.

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Teleneurology primer

health care

Updated April 2016

Understand the range of applications oriented around neurology care delivery and review the value proposition for this leading use case in telehealth. The case study explores key features of a successful teleneurology program, and details the benefits for both hub and spoke sites.

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Wearables primer

health care

Updated May 2016

Read how wearable devices are impacting patient engagement and new approaches to care in today’s market. The case study discusses how one provider organization opted to use a popular consumer device to improve longitudinal follow-up for a targeted patient population.

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Orthopedics primer

health care

Updated April 2017

Read the telehealth primer to understand the emerging trends impacting tele-orthopedics adoption, learn about future directions that offer opportunity for telehealth expansion, and see how one program used telehealth to achieve a 70% reduction in surgical cancellations.

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Oncology primer

health care

Updated May 2016

This primer provides a breakdown of what you need to know about telehealth before you commit, including definitions, investment considerations, and case studies from two leading health care organizations with established oncology telehealth programs.

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Telebariatrics primer

health care

Updated June 2016

The primer includes key trends in bariatrics and telebariatrics, a discussion of investment considerations, and a sample case study from a leading health care organization with an established telebariatrics program.

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