Patient Engagement

Telehealth keeps I/DD patients close with their docs during pandemic

Jackie Fahey, director of clinic services at The Arc Madison Cortland in Oneida, New York.

By Bill Siwicki 11:44 am August 28, 2020
The Arc Madison Cortland is using virtual care to connect intellectual/developmental disability patients with providers who understand the nuances of that dual diagnosis.
By Kat Jercich 02:02 pm August 26, 2020
In a new survey of U.S. specialists, 79% said that their use of telemedicine technology had increased during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Nevada's vast geography makes conventionally delivered therapy a tremendous challenge. COVID-19 makes that challenge that much more difficult.

By Bill Siwicki 11:41 am August 26, 2020
Nevada is No. 51 in the nation for providing behavioral health services. Spurred by COVID-19 and using FCC telemedicine funds, Bridge Counseling is working to change that.
By 07:41 am August 26, 2020
Clinician burnout is a significant global challenge and healthcare technology can be both part of the problem and the solution. Join Nuance and a panel of European healthcare leaders to find out about initiatives to tackle burnout.
By Teresa Bau 02:29 am August 26, 2020
Healthcare IT News sits down with US-based Rebecca Love – a nurse, entrepreneur, inventor, author, TedX speaker and the first nurse featured on – ahead of her keynote session during the HIMSS & Health 2.0 European Digital Event that is due to kick off on 7 September.
NYC elder care org using FCC funds for telehealth to protect senior patients from COVID-19

Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care and Rehabilitation in New Hyde Park, New York.

By Bill Siwicki 11:10 am August 25, 2020
The government grant will help strengthen Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care and Rehabilitation’s resources with more laptops, mobile devices and remote patient monitoring strategies so doctors can monitor patients from anywhere.
By Kat Jercich 10:22 am August 25, 2020
The Bluetooth-enabled case has sensors that detect when users take their daily pill, triggering customized phone alerts.
By Sara Mageit 07:10 am August 25, 2020
Healthcare IT News finds out the effective ways to build the digital continuum for the post-cure gap.
By Mike Miliard 01:58 pm August 24, 2020
The Centralized Scheduling Solution from Cerner will enable better care coordination for 60,000 vets at that location, and will eventually be rolled out to all Veterans Affairs facilities nationwide.
By Kat Jercich 11:04 am August 24, 2020
Before COVID-19, Central Maine Healthcare had used remote care sparingly, says CMIO Dr. Steven Martel. By July, it had conducted 25,000 virtual visits.