Eran Ben-Ayre, MD, Discusses Society of Integrative Oncology Recommendations for Telehealth ConsultationMarch 13th 2022
In an interview with CancerNetwork®, Eran Ben-Ayre, MD, spoke about guidelines for clinicians treating patients by way of telehealth during the pandemic, and how they can be adapted for future practices.
Study Identifies Oncology Health Professionals’ Conflicting Perceptions of TelehealthFebruary 23rd 2021
The results of a study on telehealth give insight into both the potential barriers and possible benefits of these services, which have been widely utilized since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Telemedicine Eliminated Travel, Cost Burdens for Patients Seeking Urologic Cancer Care in WWAMI RegionDecember 5th 2020
A study presented at the 21st Annual Meeting of the Society of Urologic Oncology found that the implementation of telemedicine was able to significantly reduce or eliminate travel and financial burdens for patients seeking quality urologic cancer care.
Telehealth Mitigated Negative Impact on Urologic Oncologic Appointments During COVID-19 PandemicDecember 3rd 2020
Research presented at the 21st Annual Meeting of the Society of Urologic Oncology found organized telehealth systems effectively lessened the impact of the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic on appointment cancellations.
Use of Smartphone Technology for Preoperative Counseling and Post-operative Monitoring Yields High Patient SatisfactionDecember 3rd 2020
Researchers utilized the Seamless MD app to aid in ERAS protocols for patients undergoing radical cystectomy, while mitigating risks from in-person visits during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Telemedicine Multidisciplinary Clinic Yields High Patient Satisfaction, Provides Access to CareDecember 3rd 2020
A telemedicine Multidisciplinary Urologic Cancer Clinic at the University of Washington/Seattle Cancer Care Alliance conducted video visits, inducing high patient satisfaction, sparing substantial travel burden and providing individuals access to multidisciplinary urologic cancer care.
Black and Hispanic Patients Use Telehealth Less Than White Patients During COVID-19 PandemicOctober 13th 2020
Researchers indicated it is important to recognize these disparities that exist among racial and ethnic minorities in order to ensure routine and follow-up cancer care is delivered, even during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In-Person Visits More Costly, Time Consuming for Rural Patients Than Telemedicine VisitsJuly 15th 2020
Data from an abstract presented at the 2020 ASCO Virtual Scientific Program found that in-person visits at the University of Washington Urology Clinic were more time consuming and expensive for out-of-state patients and patients living in rural areas than telemedicine visits.