Overview

Telemedicine continues to gain traction in the healthcare industry. This session will cover key statistics about telemedicine such as:

  • The global telemedicine market is anticipated to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 14.3 percent between 2014 and 2020, based on a Nathaniel Lacktman, Esq. Healthcare Partner, Foley & Lardner report.
  • 29 states and the District of Columbia currently uphold laws mandating that health plans cover telemedicine services.
  • The telemedicine services field is positioned to explode by 2018 with an anticipated 7 million patient users, up from 350,000 patient users in 2013, according to an IHS Technology report.

Additionally, this session will cover tips for including telemedicine in your Information Governance program.

Speaker

Rita Bowen, MA, RHIA, CHPS, CHPC, SSGN

CEU

1.0 – Privacy and Security

Date Published

December 15, 2017

Course Content