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Does Patient Telehealth Use Affect Breast Cancer Trial Enrollment?

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By: Greg Laub From: medpagetoday Telemedicine has emerged as an alternative to office visits for routine radiation oncology practice since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. A study presented at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposiumopens in a new tab or window (SABCS) aimed to identify factors associated with patient preference for an initial consult via telemedicine and whether there …

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What to Know about Telehealth for Breast Cancer

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By: Carrie Madormo, RN, MPH From: .verywellhealth.com Breast cancer is a complicated condition that often requires care from several different providers. Telehealth services can help save time and allow you to receive some of your care at home. Telehealth services include virtual appointments, patient portal communications, and online education. These services are becoming more common in breast cancer care, especially …

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Telehealth’s Security Problem; Virtual Cancer Care; Post-Pandemic Teladoc

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By: Judy George, Senior Staff Writer From: medpagetoday.com Emerging trends in telemedicine and telehealth Welcome to Telehealth Roundup, highlighting news and features about emerging trends in telemedicine and telehealth. ‘Patients Will be Hurt’ Telehealth may face major cybersecurity challenges in 2021, experts at the American Telemedicine Association’s EDGE policy conference said. Leaders reiterated the importance of telehealth security as a …

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What’s preventing doctors from adopting virtual care technologies?

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By: ERIN DIETSCHE From: medcitynews.com A Deloitte survey of 624 primary care and specialty care doctors, which found only 14 percent said they have video visit capabilities, also provides suggestions about how hospitals can approach telehealth adoption. Virtual care receives plenty of attention in the healthcare world. It’s hard not to hear about how telehealth is convenient for consumers and improves access …