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Telemedicine best practices from Mass General

Shared by Radhika Narayanan | 12 158 1 | about 3 years ago

There are many good reasons to launch telemedicine programs—including expanding a patient’s access to care and reducing costs—but physicians who have the most effective practices target specific patient populations.

That was just one of the telemedicine success tips that Sarah Sossong, director of telehealth at Massachusetts General Hospital, shared this week at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions in New Orleans, as reported by Medical Economics.

The first step for practices, she said, is to make sure clinicians know the patient population they want to target. Next they must have a full understanding of why they want to launch the new venture and also a plan for incentives so that physicians, patients and administrators will want to participate.

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