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How telemedicine is providing in-home psychotherapy for veterans

At the American Telemedicine Association conference in Chicago, clinicians came together to discuss how video-to-home technology can help deliver psychotherapy to veterans.   Despite the fact that the Department of Veterans Affairs is the largest healthcare system in the country, for a lot of veterans coming into to a clinic, is difficult. It would be […]

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ATA18 – Visit our booth at the American Telemedicine Assoc. Conf. in Chicago

The largest and most important gathering of telemedicine professionals in North America will take place in less than 2 weeks in Chicago, Illinois, April 29th through May 1st. Physician Licensing Service will be there to answer questions and advise on multi-state acquisition of medical licensure and to share proven effective risk management techniques learned over 21 […]

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Intermountain Turns Telehealth, mHealth Into a Connected Care Platform

By gathering 35 different telehealth and mHealth services into one connected care platform, Intermountain Healthcare aims to make care coordination and management and community effort. Intermountain Healthcare has decided to bring all of its telehealth and telemedicine programs together under one virtual roof.   The 22-hospital, 180-clinic health system, based in Salt Lake City, recently […]

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Senators Include Telemedicine in New Bill to Modernize the VA

A proposal to enable VA doctors to treat veterans via telemedicine no matter where they live is included in a new VA modernization bill submitted by Sens. John McCain and Jerry Moran. Photo supplied by Thinkstock   A new bill that seeks to modernize the oft-criticized Department of Veterans Affairs includes a provision allowing VA […]

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PLS Announcement: Now licensing all mid-levels. Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, etc.

Physician Licensing Service is pleased to announce the creation of our mid level team, designed to service the medical licensure needs of Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners(APRN). Over the last 20+ years, we have provided time management services for working medical professionals. Time is a resource that is very coveted in modernity and our business […]

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Can Telemedicine Be Both Cost Efficient and High Quality?

Health insurance companies are encouraging patients to turn to apps and virtual visits to save time and money, but some patients end up not getting the care they need. Erica Jensen, with her 5-month-old daughter, Charlee Jaques, by her side, video conferenced with her doctor, Dr. Marie McDonnell, from her mother’s home in Wilmington, Mass., […]

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Taking the Telemedicine Leap

    In October 2012, Medicare began rewarding hospitals that provide high-quality care for their patients through the Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Program. Under VBP, hospitals are paid for inpatient acute care services based on quality of care — not the volume of services they provide.  To this end, a hospital’s Total Performance Score (TPS) […]

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Enhanced Interstate Nurse Licensure Compact Implemented

                                Published on Medscape by Troy Brown, RN – January 25, 2018 Republished by Physician Licensing Service   The National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) has added new requirements to the Nurse Licensure Compact, an interstate agreement that allows nurses […]

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23 Tips for Starting and Running a Private Practice

        Original story by: Nathan Wei, MD – June 06, 2017 – www.medscape.com Reposted by Physician Licensing Service     During my 4 years of medical school, 4 years of residency, and 2 years of fellowship, not once did I receive any type of exposure to how to run a business.     I […]

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Study: Telemedicine Consults Help Save About $500 Per Patient

An analysis of the eConsult service finds that doctors using the telemedicine platform for cardiology consults saved about $500 in Medicaid costs per patient over a six-month span. Source: ThinkStock By Eric Wicklund – January 17,2018 Reposted by – Physician Licensing Service  January 17, 2018 – A telemedicine consult platform for cardiology cases saved almost $500 per patient in […]

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