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CHOP exploring telemedicine deal for Native Americans

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Indian Health Service, a unit of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, are exploring the creation of a telehealth program for American Indians and Alaska Native children, the two organizations said Tuesday. As part of a memorandum of understanding, CHOP and the Indian Health Service, which […]

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State Med Boards Slammed After New Year – Experts Recommend Applying Now

The contract rush is real around the turn of every new calendar year for physicians looking to relocate or extend their telemed reach into new markets.  Because of the high demand for physicians in the United States, many experts in the medical licensing field have suggested that doctors get ahead of the new year’s rush by applying […]

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PLS Celebrates 20 years of Licensing Physicians

PHYSICIAN LICENSING SERVICE is the oldest and most established medical licensing service in North America now in it’s 20th year of serving physicians Posted 10/17/2016 by Admin We are pleased to announce a milestone in the medical licensing service industry with Physician Licensing Service in it’s 20th year of licensing physicians in North America. This […]

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New gadgets could give telemedicine a boost!

New Gadgets That Could Give Telemedicine a Boost Home diagnostic devices such as the Tyto and MedWand let patients do tests at home, send the information to a doctor By MELINDA BECK Originally posted by the Wall Street Journal on Sept. 25, 2016 10:04 p.m. ET http://www.wsj.com/articles/new-gadgets-that-could-give-telemedicine-a-boost-1474855442   Telemedicine offers patients the chance to meet […]

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Arkansas Medical Board Approves Telemed

Arkansas Medical Board approves telemed regulations establishing doctor-patient relationship   Arkansans will now be able to use telemed the way every other state (except Texas) does. The state’s Board of Medicine approved regulations that allow a doctor and patient to establish a relationship via telemedicine.   The medical board’s approved regulations outline a “proper physician-patient […]

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Practicing Medicine Across State Lines

Practicing Medicine Across State Lines: 5 Things You Should Know About the Medical License Debate Written by Laura Dyrda | December 14, 2015   Should medical licenses become more like drivers’ licenses?  There are some who think so according to a report in The Bulletin.   State currently have different medical licensing standards and it’s […]

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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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Rumors of USMLE Time Limit Eliminations are Unfounded

Rumors of USMLE Time Limit Eliminations are Unfounded The following summary was pulled directly from the UMSLE website this week: State Board Sponsorship For Step 3 To Be Discontinued In 2014 With the introduction of the restructured Step 3 examination in 2014, the USMLE program will no longer require examinees to apply for Step 3 under […]

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2014 Could Be A Challenging Year For Physicians

Top 10 Challenges Facing Physicians in 2014 From:  Medical Economics   Every challenge is an opportunity. While this list of 10 challenges facing physicians seems daunting and nearly insurmountable for smaller office-based practices, many believe there is tremendous upside for primary care physicians in leading healthcare delivery in the United States in 2014 and beyond. […]

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Why Medical Licensing In Puerto Rico Is So Difficult, Part 1

If you’ve ever made event the most rudimentary inquiries into researching the requirements for a Physician License in Puerto Rico, then you’ve likely come up against an impenetrable wall.  The Puerto Rico Medical Board won’t answer their phones of e-mails most of the time, and doesn’t even have a useable website containing pertinent information – […]

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