Telehealth

Questions
By Michelle Ronan Noteboom 02:57 pm September 18, 2015
In health IT, the lingo is continuously evolving and stakeholders don't necessarily agree on a single definition for each term. Sometimes these new terms even just describe older concepts. Little wonder, our columnist writes, that providers sometimes feel in the dark.
Rowing team
By Mike Miliard 01:40 pm September 18, 2015
The newest batch of health IT companies to join the CommonWell Health Alliance has brought the interoperability group's total membership to 33 -- quadruple the number as of this time last year.
US Captiol
By Tom Sullivan 12:04 pm September 09, 2015
HIMSS officials plan to share the three "asks" with Congress during National Health IT Week in early October.
Young patient with smartphone
By Eric Wicklund 11:58 am September 04, 2015
The Care Beyond Walls and Wires pilot empowers patients with smartphone and biometric devices and, in turn, yields impressive results for the hospital network.
CVS
By Bernie Monegain 02:44 pm August 27, 2015
CVS is working with three telehealth companies -- American Well, Doctor On Demand and Teladoc -- on how, together with pharmacies, they might expand and improve patient care.
Telehealth
By Eric Wicklund 03:08 pm August 19, 2015
One hospital's telehealth program, focusing on patient engagement pre- and post-surgery, has resulted in some impressive outcome improvements.
Doc with mobile device
By Eric Wicklund 03:00 pm August 06, 2015
The new conference will focus on cyber-security, population health and mhealth.
Woman with smartphone
By Eric Wicklund 02:40 pm August 05, 2015
Research determined that medication management via text or instant message may be the patient engagement tool doctors need to help people with chronic conditions at home.
Money growth
By Bernie Monegain 02:58 pm August 04, 2015
The global market for telemedicine is expected to be worth more than $34 billion by the end of 2020, according to a new market research report, 'Global Telemedicine Market - Growth, Trends & Forecasts (2015-2020)', published by Mordor Intelligence.
Doc with stethoscope reaching out of laptop screen
By Erin McCann 02:54 pm July 21, 2015
The folks at the University of Virginia Health System have done some impressive work with telemedicine. We caught up with Karen Rheuban, MD, director for UVA's Center for Telehealth, and David Cattell-Gordon, director of the UVA's office of telemedicine, to talk mHealth security, challenges and taking it to the next level.

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