Telehealth

Teladoc drops Texas lawsuit
By Jessica Davis 01:00 pm December 04, 2017
The telehealth giant had been embroiled in an ongoing legal battle with Texas since 2011, but state passage of legislation in May to allow first-time patient visits on telehealth platforms changed that.
telehealth in rural hospitals
By Bill Siwicki 10:14 am December 04, 2017
New HIMSS Analytics research finds rural health systems give top priority to expanded patient access with telemedicine.
FCC broadband

Mignon Clyburn, Ajit Pai, Chairman, and Michael O'Rielly are three of the five commissioners for the FCC. Credit: fcc.gov

By Jessica Davis 03:23 pm November 27, 2017
The proposed draft would update the agency’s Rural Health Care Program and waive the $400 million annual cap for a one-time basis, as its Telecom Program has doubled in size from 2011 to 2016.
Nomad marketplace for telehealth providers
By Dave Muoio 10:07 am November 22, 2017
Doctors interested in telehealth practice will be able to view and apply to open position listings from several telehealth service providers.
By Jonah Comstock 12:51 pm November 21, 2017
The University of California at Davis Health System has received a $2 million grant over five years to test a telemedicine program for children with cerebral palsy, spina bifida, spinal cord injuries, and other disabilities.
By Jeff Lagasse 10:08 am November 21, 2017
Pending developments in government policy with virtual care and reimbursement for services are opening doors for hospitals.
AHIMA telemedicine toolkit
By Tom Sullivan 01:19 pm November 20, 2017
Hospitals can use the guide to assess their needs and opportunities as well as determine practical steps to establishing a telehealth program.
audit Medicaid telehealth payments
By Jessica Davis 01:01 pm November 20, 2017
The increase in the use of telehealth in the healthcare sector have prompted the HHS watchdog to evaluate compliance with reimbursement requirements.
telehealth programs
By 03:12 pm November 10, 2017
Thanks to some new bills in Congress the implementation of telehealth programs in an array of clinical settings has taken off.
By Bill Siwicki 01:02 pm November 10, 2017
Community Health System says the program means patients are quickly able to move out of the emergency department and on to the proper level of care.

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