Hospitals pioneered telemedicine applications for higher acuity patients in hospital settings. Now Maryland’s Total Cost of Care Hospital Payment and Care Redesign Programs offer financial incentives for hospitals to reduce patient stays and to collaborate with non-hospital health care providers. Telemedicine will play a key part in this. MTel’s advocacy in support of reducing barriers to innovative uses of telehealth technologies is one of its key missions.
If you are a hospital or health system, this is your category.