Telehealth

By Molly Merrill 03:50 pm October 25, 2011
The Front Porch Center for Technology Innovation and Wellbeing has received a grant for its Model eHealth Community for Aging project, which aims to leverage EHRs, mhealth and telehealth tools to support wellness needs for underserved older adults in Los Angeles' Koreatown.
By Mike Miliard 11:13 am October 21, 2011
The George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates is using WebChart EHR from Medical Informatics Engineering to collect, track and manage medical information gathered from field physicals on eight U.S. military bases throughout Area Support Group Kuwait.

By Eric Wicklund 11:18 pm October 20, 2011
The two-day conference in Boston, hosted by Partners Healthcare's Center for Connected Health, brings together more than 1,000 experts to discuss new technologies and concepts.
By Bernie Monegain 03:18 pm October 19, 2011
Washington Hospital Center and AT&T have launched CodeHeart, an app for doctors that provides a real-time video and audio stream that can be used to remotely examine patients in emergencies.
By Bernie Monegain 09:11 am October 19, 2011
The Center for Connected Health has received a research grant from the McKesson Foundation's Mobilizing for Health initiative to integrate a text-messaging program into an existing program at Massachusetts General Hospital to help diabetes patients better manage their condition.
By Michelle McNickle 02:02 pm October 13, 2011
It’s no secret telemedicine has had a profound impact on the industry, both nationally and globally. Organizations in big and small cities are seeing the benefits of employing such technology. Shahid Shah gives us the five ways telemedicine is boosting care in rural communities.
By Molly Merrill 10:40 am October 13, 2011
Mercy, the eighth largest Catholic healthcare system in the U.S., announced plans this week to build a virtual care center in Chesterfield, Mo., billed as "the first of its kind in the country."
By Bernie Monegain 09:20 am October 12, 2011
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) will award up to 29 new grants, totaling up to $25 million over three years, to expand use of health information technology to increase access to behavioral health services.
By Mike Miliard 10:48 am October 11, 2011
A new report from KLAS finds that recent mergers in the teleradiology market are offering other vendors new opportunities to grow, improve service and refocus on the needs of providers.
By Molly Merrill 09:53 am October 11, 2011
A bill signed last week in California aims to greatly increase access to healthcare in rural areas by providing more telehealth services, through more providers, in more care settings.

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