Category: News

Telehealth and the Future of Healthcare

America’s healthcare system is undergoing some of the most significant changes since Medicare and Medicaid and I’m not just talking about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. With the advent of video conferencing technology and the persistence of treatment barriers, such as access and

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5 Misconceptions about Telehealth

I have had many professionals often come to me over last three years with a negative attitude or misconceptions toward telehealth. Every time, I am able to rebuke even the staunchest nay-sayer. The reason being is that the people I was talking to simply had not done their homework and were making

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Wecounsel Expands Offering To Serve All Healthcare Specialties

VisuWell provides a telemedicine platform for health organizations with any specialty mix. The platform enables any provider group or hospital to add virtual patient encounters to their care delivery model, increasing access and reducing cost.

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Recent Updates in Federal Telehealth Regulations

Get a quick update on federal legislation related to telehealth, specific to chronic care and veterans.

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State Legislative Changes for Telemedicine Taking Effect in 2018

Telemedicine legislation is quickly changing due to growing demand from employers, patients, and providers. 2017 brought many state level telehealth legislation updates and in 9 states this new legislation takes effect in January 2018.

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Provider Success Story: Seeing Clients From Around the World

Telemental health is a fantastic way to advance care for your clients! Read the story below written by a WeCounsel provider describing her experience using the WeCounsel Platform with her clients!

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“MSU Study concludes telehealth improves communications between parents and children with autism”

In an era of ever improving healthcare technologies, telehealth therapy lessons for parents of children with autism is the latest advancement that is changing the industry standard.

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Barriers to telemedicine? What barriers?

In today’s society, a trip to see a physician is simply a click away, a far cry from the hassle of getting in the car, driving hurriedly to make it to the appointment and then sitting for what seems like hours in the waiting room. Telehealth allows for a patient to be seen by a physic

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Telemental services are improving emergency care

Across the globe, Telemedicine is ushering in increased access to care in emergency situations, especially in the mental health sector. A recent study found that by utilizing telemedicine to connect patients with a telemental health care professional, patients in emergency pediatric situations

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Depressed Patients Treated via Telemedicine Boast Better Outcomes

Telemedicine is revolutionizing the standard of care within the healthcare industry, arguably mostly in the field of behavioral health. Did you know that 1 in 10 adults will be diagnosed with depression but only half will receive care, and is the leading cause of death and disability in the

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