Telehealth

Hospital taps iPad-based language interpretation

Hospitals use an app for remote interpretation services to connects providers with qualified medical interpreters to assist with population health management projects.

By Bill Siwicki 02:18 pm May 21, 2018
Southcoast Health shows how video-based interpretation is improving patient engagement and experience, and allaying the fears of patients with limited English proficiency.
By Jessica Davis 11:52 am May 11, 2018
The final rule will override state laws to create a nationwide telehealth program to improve care access and reduce wait times for veterans.
NewYork-Presbyterian telehealth mobile stroke care vehicles

A view into the NewYork-Presbyterian's Mobile Stroke Treatment Unit.

By Bill Siwicki 02:10 pm May 10, 2018
When every second counts, treating stroke patients in an ambulance setting with telemedicine means the median time between vehicle arrival to treatment with the clot-busting drug tPA is 31 minutes.
Telehealth use on rise for behavioral health

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By Jeff Lagasse 01:45 pm May 09, 2018
The lack of telemedicine's accessibility can negatively affect patient engagement and follow-through in care, according to new research.
Veterans Affairs EHR modernization
By Jessica Davis 01:22 pm May 09, 2018
The bills, introduced by the Committee on Veterans Affairs, also give legislative authority for VA providers to practice telemedicine across state lines.
VA telehealth for veterans

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By Jessica Davis 04:24 pm May 04, 2018
The bill is a compromise from proposals made in the fall and would let veterans see a private sector provider if a VA provider agrees it’s in their best interest.
telehealth

A panel discussion during the American Telemedicine Association Conference in Chicago on April 30. Credit: Twitter

By Laura Lovett 03:27 pm May 03, 2018
While reimbursement is largely seen as a roadblock, a number of bold companies are forging ahead now rather than waiting for payment issues to be settled.
veterans affairs telehealth

Credit: VA.gov

By Laura Lovett 10:07 am May 03, 2018
A hospital or clinic creates an extra layer of anxiety but care can be implemented in video-based therapy, which is finding success for patients, and providers.
telehealth EHR workflows
By Mike Miliard 12:56 pm May 01, 2018
New version of the company's software aims to make it easier for acute care providers to order up virtual consults.
Telehealth InTouch Health buys Reach Health

Credit: Google Street View

By Mike Miliard 01:05 pm April 30, 2018
With the new acquisition, the virtual care company says it's building out its platform to better handle interoperability and data management continuity for small physicians practices and multi-hospital systems alike.

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