Telehealth

Jon Linkous steps down
By Bill Siwicki 02:28 pm August 07, 2017
After 24 years as leader, Linkous will leave the organization he helped form.
VA telehealth

The new app was announced at a press conference at the White House on Wednesday.

By Tom Sullivan 03:05 pm August 03, 2017
The President and the Veterans Affairs secretary also announced a new telehealth app and said they are rolling out another nationwide.
top telehealth platforms
By Bill Siwicki 10:10 am August 02, 2017
We asked company leaders from American Well to Zipnosis to explain how their services work, and why they are seeing a surge in telehealth interest.
Google Glass in healthcare

Photo via Tedeytan on Flickr

By Mike Miliard 12:48 pm July 19, 2017
Dignity Health, Sutter Health and others say Glass Enterprise Edition – which now features a detachable module that can work with other eyewear – has helped with efficiency and allowed doctors to focus more on patients.

Adventist Health in Roseville, California. Photo via Google Maps

By Bernie Monegain 10:24 am July 17, 2017
Virtual care startup lands $8 million in the second round of funding to further develop its platform.
NewYork-Presbyterian telehealth services
By Tom Sullivan 03:10 pm July 14, 2017
The service enables parents or caregivers and pediatric patients to conduct virtual visits by using a high definition video-conference technology.
CMS pays more for telehealth under new rule
By Tom Sullivan 12:43 pm July 14, 2017
Regulations would keep meaningful use Stage 3 reporting requirements, increase some patient reimbursements and cut drug payments.
telemedicine
By Bill Siwicki 02:16 pm July 11, 2017
U.S. eye specialists reach out through a special system based in part on Skype for Business.
air force telehealth program

Photo via USAF

By Jessica Davis 01:54 pm June 30, 2017
Leveraging the VA’s Tele-ICU equipment, patients in five Air Force facilities will gain electronic access and remote monitoring capabilities to VA doctors and nurses.

Sylvan Waller, MD, a physician executive, speaks at Think Tank

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By Lenovo Health 09:25 am June 30, 2017
Currently, the typical patient waits 29 days to see a physician, according to a recently released survey from Merritt Hawkins. And, it could get worse. The country is expected to experience a shortage of about 90,000 physicians by the year 2025, according to the American Academy of Medical Colleges. 

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