Telehealth

IBM machine learning
By Dave Muoio 09:38 am February 28, 2018
The telemedicine vendor will announce at HIMSS18 that technologies it acquired when it bought Best Doctors last year are now bolstering oncology expertise.
FCC net neutrality repeal

Hospitals and other healthcare organizations speculate on what could become some significant changes from the FCC. Credit: Google Maps

By Jessica Davis 12:32 pm February 26, 2018
The rollback will come into place in just two months and healthcare organizations should prepare for several potential changes that could touch telehealth, blockchain, AI and connectivity.
Avizia telehealth module

Telehealth platform provider Avizia said that it will be showing off a new module at HIMSS18 that allow providers to connect with far-away patients or colleagues quickly and easily. Credit: Avizia

By Dave Muoio 09:47 am February 26, 2018
The vendor will show Avizia Connect, a software add-on designed to work make initiating a video consultation easier.
Trump signs spending bill into law

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By Jessica Davis 12:39 pm February 09, 2018
HIMSS Senior Director of Congressional Affairs broke down how the massive spending bill will boost telehealth, Medicaid and other crucial health IT needs.
telehealth

The emergency department at Huntington Hospital in New York. Credit: Northwell Health

By Jessica Davis 09:54 am February 08, 2018
A partnership with Philips’ eICU and LiveOnNY is helping the massive New York health system tackle the organ supply shortage in New York.
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

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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.

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