"Telehealth matters," reads the synopsis of the new bill, which also has provisions prohibiting Medicaid from specifying originating and distant sites for reimbursement purposes.
Biden is expected to issue a national mask mandate and create an office of COVID-19 response, headed by the new coronavirus czar.
The update to its COVID Community Vulnerability Map uses artificial intelligence to help guide vaccine distribution to patient populations most at risk.
Bee Busy Wellness Center is using a $183,000 FCC grant to add an array of hardware and infrastructure that will take its telemedicine to the next level.
President-elect Joe Biden announced this week that he had nominated Dr. Rachel Levine to be the assistant secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
The web-based Quick Vaccination tool enables customers to more easily administer the vaccine at multiple locations, and generates a certificate that's viewable in the patient portal.
The prototype, jointly developed by Mvine and iProov and backed by Innovate UK, proves immunity status without disclosing the user’s identity.
A senior official said that the information is intended to provide a snapshot of the status of U.S. healthcare facilities as COVID-19 vaccine rollouts continue.
The new coalition, which also includes Carin Alliance, Mayo Clinic, Microsoft and Salesforce, is using FHIR standards to enable more secure, interoperable access to digital vaccination records.
In lieu of a federal vaccine management system – at least for now – states have turned to their own technology for allocating and tracking the COVID-19 vaccine.