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Telemedicine Videos

These videos are for research only. The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology does not endorse products. Be sure to consult your state and local HIPAA and telehealth regulations as they may differ across the country. A practitioner should also be aware of the limitations of taking a physical exam while using a video platform. This approach will not be the ideal solution for all patient encounters, but it is one tool to consider to meet the needs of your practice and your patients.

June 23, 2020
How to Bill and Code for a Telemedicine Visit During the COVID-19 Pandemic

This video describes how to appropriately code for telemedicine visits, including telephone only visits and brief check-ins.


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June 23, 2020
Telemedicine Lessons Learned During the COVID-19 Pandemic

This video gives an overview of one allergist’s journey implementing telemedicine visits during the COVID-19 pandemic. Hear about what went right, what went wrong, and what changes he’s making moving forward.


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May 22, 2020
How to Use Telemedicine With Your Asthma Patients
This video describes how to evaluate a patient with asthma, and includes tips for monitoring medication use and delivery and identification of allergen triggers in the home.



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April 23, 2020
How to Conduct a Professional Telemedicine Visit Using Good Webside Manner

This video shows best practices for communicating effectively during a telemedicine visit, including making/maintaining eye contact (which is not as straight forward as it seems) and minimizing external distractions. Also included are practical tips on what makes for a professional setup and background, as well as ideal camera positioning.



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April 2, 2020
How to Conduct a Physical Exam Via Telemedicine
This video describes how to conduct a physical exam using telemedicine utilizing both visual observation and common vital signs. You will also learn how to instruct patients to help you in the exam process by talking them through some aspects of the exam, such as evaluating the sinuses. 

 

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