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By Tammy Lovell 08:59 am September 23, 2020
UK charity, the Health Foundation has called for greater transparency around the COVID-19 contact tracing app, which is set to be launched across England and Wales tomorrow.
By Kat Jercich 02:53 pm September 22, 2020
Amazon Care allows employees and dependents to access care virtually via video call or messaging.
By Kat Jercich 01:08 pm September 22, 2020
The telehealth vendor demanded that Amwell stop selling, importing or using the products in question.
Pandemic-era burnout: One consumer’s tiring, tech-enabled journey to find memory care for a parent

My mom settles in to the memory care facility as my husband finishes unpacking on move-in day.

By Bill Siwicki 12:21 pm September 21, 2020
The first in a new feature story series on burnout in healthcare during the COVID-19 crisis, this personal essay shows how healthcare consumers – just like clinicians, CIOs, vendor employees and others – are being worn down by the demands of distance and disruption, but also being helped by technology.
Using mental health software, practice reduces depression for 59% of patients

The mental health and pain health IT used by Commonwealth Pain & Spine.

By Bill Siwicki 12:14 pm September 17, 2020
At Commonwealth Pain & Spine, patients completed more than 3,400 assessments in 90 days and an average of 34 activities per patient in the first month.
By Mike Miliard 12:27 pm September 16, 2020
The agency is distributing iPads to some 50,000 veterans nationwide, to enable them to connect with virtual care visits and manage their data via the Health Records app.
Technologies and strategies to maintain productivity during telehealth transition

Jeffrey Vargas, a nursing home consultant, and Dr. Stacey Bayan, a neuropsychologist at Executive Mental Health, demonstrate the telehealth technology.

By Bill Siwicki 12:16 pm September 14, 2020
Los Angeles-based Executive Mental Health has not laid off a single provider or staff member since its shift to virtual care. Its CEO explains how.
By Kat Jercich 10:55 am September 09, 2020
However, it can augment people's routines and improve their day-to-day lives, said an expert panel at the HIMSS & Health 2.0 Europe Digital Conference.
By Kat Jercich 04:41 pm September 03, 2020
A George Mason University professor argues in a new report that hurdles to entrepreneurial exploration are slowing telehealth expansion.
By Kat Jercich 10:27 am September 03, 2020
The SF-based health tech company says its telemedicine platform saw double-digit growth during the pandemic.