Nirav Desai

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By Nirav Desai 09:57 amOctober 4, 2012
In a recent interview with Karen Rheuban, director of the Virginia Telehealth Network and a former president of the American Telemedicine Association, she explained how passage of telemedicine reimbursement legislation in Virginia dramatically increased telemedicine adoption in that state (http://www.handsontelehealth.com/videos/interviews/119-karen-rheuban). But there’s a lingering question in...
By Nirav Desai 09:02 amSeptember 18, 2012
As summer comes to a close, we can look back at how this season’s movies fared. Some films, despite their big budgets, were costly failures that never turned a profit and may have cost some movie executives their jobs. Others turned out to be blockbusters. Every telehealth solution also has the potential to be a boom or bust (or something in between).  To avoid a costly failure (i.e. putting a...
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By Nirav Desai 08:40 amAugust 13, 2012
Do you experience any of these challenges with your telehealth program, product or service? Painstaking process of getting people to buy in to your telehealth or telemedicine program? Slow uptake for your telehealth technology or service? Difficulty getting hospitals or other customers to join your telehealth network? While you could cite a variety of reasons for these struggles, it's highly...