The independent academic healthcare publisher, Partners in Digital Health (PDH), has published findings from the three-part research project from the COVID-19 Telehealth Impact Study conducted by the COVID-19 Healthcare Coalition in the open access journal Telehealth and Medicine Today (TMT). MHQP’s Barbra Rabson and Nathalie McIntosh are co-authors along
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- Patients liked the telehealth experience much more than clinicians did and had a stronger belief that telehealth is important to their future care.
- Provider satisfaction with telehealth varied considerably based on the provider’s network affiliation.
Telehealth has tremendous potential to improve patient care, but we still have much
The following is a sampling of verbatim quotes collected in MHQP’s pandemic telehealth experience surveys conducted during the summer of 2021. The purpose of these surveys was to evaluate and contrast telehealth experiences for both clinicians and patients. These quotes illustrate MHQP’s key findings from the surveys.
After much consideration and with extreme gratitude to our generous sponsors listed below, MHQP has decided to cancel our 25th anniversary celebration originally scheduled for April 2020 due to the pandemic. We were hoping we could gather with our sponsors, colleagues and friends to mark this important milestone on our journey, but
By Barbra G. Rabson
In May, the National Academy of Science, Engineering and Medicine (NASEM) issued an important new report called Implementing High-Quality Primary Care: Rebuilding the Foundation of Health Care. It received very little attention.
This was extremely worrisome for us at MHQP because, as an organization that has been measuring
Gathering Information About Urgent Care Centers and Retail Clinics in Massachusetts
(June - September 2021)
What We Are Doing
In 2018, the Massachusetts Health Policy Commission (HPC) set out to identify all urgent care centers (defined as those sites that serve at least all adult patients on a walk-in basis and have hours of service beyond normal weekday business hours) as well as all limited service/retail clinics licensed by the Massachusetts Department of Public
(June - September 2021) Jonathan Small 2021-07-16T17:50:49-04:00
Offered “Primary Care at a Crossroads” webinar on what’s next for Massachusetts after the National Academy of Medicine report
When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, many primary care practices found themselves struggling to survive amid substantial uncertainty. Yet, last month, when the National Academy of Medicine issued its new report, Implementing High-Quality Primary Care: Rebuilding the Foundation of Health Care, it received very little attention.
On June 29, 2021, MHQP hosted
Nationwide Telehealth Impact Survey Supported by MHQP Finds High Level of Patient Satisfaction for Telehealth
Nationwide Survey Finds ‘High Levels of Satisfaction and Expectations for Future Use’
The COVID-19 Healthcare Coalition – comprising more than 1,000 healthcare organizations, technology firms, and nonprofits, including MHQP – has published the Telehealth Impact Patient Survey.
Overall patients reported positive experiences with telehealth visits with 79% of respondents being satisfied with their telehealth visit and 73% expecting to
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the devastating inequities embedded in America’s healthcare system and highlighted the need to address the biases underlying deeply rooted and systemic health disparities in our country.
One area where these biases are quite apparent is pain management. Research has shown that Black Americans are systematically undertreated