Telehealth

Allscripts picks Vidyo telehealth
By Bill Siwicki 03:20 pm August 30, 2017
The EHR vendor is enabling patients to consult with physicians either over the web or through a mobile app.
HIMSS Pop Health Forum
By Bernie Monegain 10:10 am August 30, 2017
Speakers at the upcoming Pop Health Forum will share insights about engaging patients, both on-site and virtually. 
Sutter Health, Quartet Health partner on mental health coordination

Sutter Health, based in Sacramento, California, will pilot Quartet’s technology in the Roseville area of the state. Photo via Google Maps

By Bernie Monegain 12:13 pm August 22, 2017
Pilot aims to integrate mental and physical health by using Quartet’s virtual, data-driven environment for shared care planning.
population health Higi

A Higi kiosk station is set up in a retail store to help people monitor their health.

By Bill Siwicki 10:42 am August 22, 2017
Partnership hopes to incorporate genomic data to foster precision medicine, improve care.
Mayo Clinic neonatology telehealth services
By Bill Siwicki 03:43 pm August 21, 2017
Pre-term infants, newborns with respiratory distress and babies who require advanced resuscitation located in community hospitals get the specialty care they need through video.
CDC live video classes
By Mike Miliard 12:48 pm August 21, 2017
The telehealth company says group video calls will enable more people to take advantage of the federal program, which outfits patients with Fitbits, wireless scales and a mobile app to keep track of diet.
telehealth helps with ER wait times
By Bill Siwicki 01:58 pm August 17, 2017
While the average emergency room wait times for low-acuity patients were up to two-and-a-half hours at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, the provider’s Telehealth Express Care service can get patients in and out in 35 minutes.
telemedicine had minimal benefits
By Jessica Davis 03:56 pm August 16, 2017
While telehealth is touted as a way to reduce care costs and doctor’s visits, a study from the University of Wisconsin revealed telemedicine may be falling short in other areas.
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.

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