Telehealth

rural healthcare

CHIME is asking FCC Chairman Ajit Pai to raise the funding cap for its rural healthcare program.  Credit: C-span

By Jessica Davis 02:06 pm February 06, 2018
The agency should also consider directing those funds to areas most impacted by the opioid crisis, typically rural areas with poor populations.
telehealth

A telemedicine demonstration on the show floor at HIMSS17.

By Jack McCarthy 03:33 pm February 01, 2018
Telemedicine and telehealth implementation strategies, case studies, regulatory issues and more will be covered.
Kaiser Permanente Colorado telemedicine

Ari Melmed, MD, an ER doctor at Kaiser Permanente Colorado oversees the Chat with a Doctor program and will be speaking at HIMSS18 on March 7.

By Jonah Comstock 01:45 pm February 01, 2018
KP Colorado has managed to resolve nearly two-thirds of patient issues via chat.
telehealth

Credit: americantelemed.org

By Dave Muoio 12:47 pm February 01, 2018
To accommodate the public’s demand, the health system is working to incorporate telehealth into everything it does, Vice President Iris Berman says.
telehealth legislation
By Jonah Comstock 09:42 am January 29, 2018
With all the back and forth in Washington, D.C., lawmakers are not passing some important pieces of legislation concerning Medicare reimbursement for telehealth, Roy Schoenberg says.
telehealth

The Texas Army National Guard moves through flooded Houston streets from Hurricane Harvey. U.S. Army photo

By Bill Siwicki 09:25 am January 25, 2018
Harris County Public Health says remote care helped with cost savings critical to maintaining operations during and after major storms.
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By 08:52 am January 23, 2018
Healthcare organizations are widely embracing mobile clinical communications technologies to improve care team collaboration, workflow efficiencies and, ultimately, patient care. But the adoption journey has often been bumpy.
mission health EHR

Mission Health in Ashville, North Carolina

By Bill Siwicki 01:22 pm January 15, 2018
The Cerner EHR adds the Zipnosis telehealth notes after each virtual visit and recently used its integrated platform to address a pertussis outbreak.
telemedicine

A snap shot of Methodist's new telehealth tool. Credit: Methodist

By Bill Siwicki 04:06 pm January 11, 2018
A patient-focused strategy is at the heart of the provider's decision to launch the system, which gives easy access to remote care.
DoD telehealth services

GlobalMed's telemedicine tool at a workplace clinic. Credit: YouTube

By Mike Miliard 03:29 pm January 11, 2018
The veteran-owned company's virtual care technology is also in use at the White House, VA and Defense Health Agency.

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