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At a growing number of schools, sick kids can take a virtual trip to the doctor

  School nurses offer far more than just Band-Aids these days. As the prevalence of childhood conditions like asthma and diabetes have risen, nurses treat a wide range of problems. Still, only an estimated 40 percent of U.S. schools have a full-time nurse, according to the National Association of School Nurses.     But now telemedicine […]

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Physicians: Can social media make or break your career?

For doctors in the digital age, your social media fingerprint has the power to either advance or damage your career. Studies show that many doctors are not following professional guidelines when it comes to using social media.                 Whether you’re using social media to post pictures of your […]

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What is the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact? – What Doctors Need to Know

The world of medical licensing in the United States has changed and the physician has come out on top.    The IMLC is a great way for telemedicine, Locums Tenens and individual doctors looking to relocate to practice across state lines with a simplified and expedited process for obtaining medical licenses. This new licensing process […]

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How much PGY(post graduate training) do I need?

Post Graduate Training Requirements This week, we continue discussion in our eligibility series. Previously, we talked about the 7 Year Rule and how this differs from the 10 Year Rule, both of which can quickly put up road blocks to a physician medical license.  Your next question should be, “Do I have enough post graduate training to qualify for this […]

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Medicare & Telemedicine: Your Top Reimbursement Questions, Answered

When it comes to telemedicine, navigating the reimbursement process can be tricky. What rules do you need to follow to ensure you get paid? How do you know your patients are eligible for telemedicine? How does the billing process actually work?   We get these questions all the time at eVisit. While the answers vary […]

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When to Hire a Medical Licensing Company- Part One

When to Hire a Medical Licensing Company- Part One submitted by PLS, March 21, 2017 In a perfect world, medical licensing would not be as onerous or difficult as it is in reality and you would not have to decide whether to pursue licensing on your own or hire an independent medical licensing agency to […]

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Physician License Eligibility: Exams & Certification

The 10 Year Rule It’s amazing how far one can get into a job search before even considering eligibility.  Unfortunately, many physicians will spend hours searching for jobs in a particular state only to find out later they’re not eligible for licensure with that state’s medical board.   Alternatives or waivers can be found in […]

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Virginia passes proactive legislation to protect telemedicine for eye care

Original by: Jonah Comstock March 06, 2017 Reposted by: Physician Licensing Service March 10, 2017 This article has been updated with comments from Opternative and the Virginia House of Delegates.     In stark contrast to the law that past last year in South Carolina, the state of Virginia has proactively passed a pro-telemedicine bill that […]

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Telemedicine backpack helps bring doctor’s care to low connectivity areas

  By Jonah Comstock February 14, 2017 Re-posted by: Physician Licensing Service February 27, 2017       The promise of telemedicine is ‘care anywhere’, but what happens when ‘anywhere’ is an area with little to no connectivity or reception? Lexington, Massachussets-based SwyMed is looking to tackle that conundrum with its DOT Telemedicine Backpack, unveiled today […]

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Telemedicine-Friendly FAST Act Heads Back to Congress

Legislators have resubmitted a bill that would remove rural limits and expand Medicare coverage of telestroke services nationwide. Proponents say the bill could save the lives of millions of stroke victims. Image source: ThinkStock Original posted by: Eric Wicklund – Editor – ewicklund@xtelligentmedia.com Reposted by: Physician Licensing Service.   February 17, 2017 – Congress is set to […]

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