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By Dave Muoio 04:31 pm August 07, 2020
The Providence-St. Joseph Health spinout will receive $6 million from Cerner and LRVHealth.
By Mike Miliard 03:59 pm August 07, 2020
Washington, Oregon, Nevada and Colorado will share best practices for telehealth and remote patient monitoring, and follow their own state policies while also adhering to seven key principles, their governors say.
How to switch from phone to video telehealth on a limited budget

The Institute for Family Health’s Family Health Center of Harlem.

By Bill Siwicki 12:07 pm August 07, 2020
The Institute for Family Health was mostly using telephone consults during COVID-19’s peak in New York. Now it’s going on a tech shopping spree to better care for patients – and boost revenue.
Reading Hospital extracts powerful results from SDOH tech/Epic EHR combo
By Bill Siwicki 10:55 am August 06, 2020
9,000 community referral summaries have been generated for positively screened patients; 6,000 referrals to community service agencies have been created for high-risk screened patients.
By Kat Jercich 09:05 am August 06, 2020
A new study published in PLOS ONE shows that CDS systems can assist providers in making skin-related diagnoses without affecting consultation time.
By Kat Jercich 02:31 pm August 05, 2020
During a recent HIMSS20 Digital session, panelists pointed to the regulatory changes that have eased the way for the expansion of remote patient monitoring services.
Greene County General quickly transitions school telehealth to countywide program

Lisa Bredeweg conducting a telehealth visit at Greene County General Hospital’s My Linton Clinic.

By Bill Siwicki 11:47 am August 05, 2020
The pandemic forced the change, which it adeptly handled. Now it’s using FCC award funds to purchase additional telemedicine technology.
By Kat Jercich 09:39 am August 05, 2020
Providers say there are a number of logistical, regulatory and educational hurdles that must be overcome for telehealth to reach its potential.
By Kat Jercich 05:02 pm August 04, 2020
Convened by the National Committee for Quality Assurance, the Alliance for Connected Care and the American Telemedicine Association, the task force said it would release a final recommendations report in September.
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