Telehealth

Texas Tech trauma telemedicine program

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. Photo via Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 12:39 pm October 26, 2017
The initiative, covering massive West Texas, aims to gauge the effectiveness of telehealth technology in rural emergency medical services environments.
Medicaid expansion
By Susan Morse 01:52 pm October 24, 2017
Medicaid expansion in the Affordable Care Act turned Medicaid into a lifelong program for people it was never meant to support, Verma says.

Brian Jack, MD, professor and chair of the Department of Family Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center, discusses how virtual health can support clinicians by providing solutions in the home.

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By Lenovo Health 04:43 pm October 18, 2017
As the population ages, the demand for clinical care is rising rapidly. At the same time, the healthcare industry is dealing with a shortage of physicians and nurses. It’s a difficult equation, at best.
telehealth and remote patient monitoring
By Bill Siwicki 03:17 pm October 17, 2017
The partnership is designed to enable a complete telehealth system focused on the unique needs of the complex, chronic, co-morbid patient population.

The remote patient monitoring mobile app. Photo via Welch Allyn

By Bill Siwicki 03:47 pm October 11, 2017
Honeywell’s remote patient monitoring platform now wirelessly links with Welch Allyn’s connected home scale and blood pressure monitor.
telehealth value
By Mike Miliard 03:29 pm October 11, 2017
New report from CHIME and KLAS virtual care platforms are finding favor for scheduled and patient-focused visits, on-demand and consumer-focused meetings and telespecialty consults.
virtual care technologies
By Bernie Monegain 02:46 pm October 10, 2017
Avizia, which is backed by NewYork-Presbyterian, Northwell Health and HealthQuest, said incorporating both companies’ technology will enable it to offer a customizable telehealth platform.

St. Mary’s d’Youville Pavilion in Lewiston, Maine. Photo via St. Mary's

By Bill Siwicki 01:59 pm October 09, 2017
TripleCare’s telemedicine-based approach allows physicians to differentiate patients who require a hospital transfer from those who can be treated in Covenant’s facilities.
Health IT Week
By Tom Sullivan 05:00 pm October 04, 2017
Telehealth, infrastructure modernization and a cyber exec for HHS. They’re all on this year’s list.
telehealth innovation

Sue Schade, current principal at StarBridge Advisors, speaking at HIMSS' Pop Health Forum in Chicago on Tuesday.

By Mike Miliard 03:36 pm October 04, 2017
Challenges tied to fostering innovation, breaking down department silos and EHR logjams have to be overcome, Sue Schade tells at this week’s Pop Health Forum.

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