Telehealth

Magellan Health uses smartphone-based AI tech to help Hep C patients
By Bill Siwicki 02:35 pm August 12, 2019
The Arizona payer’s use of advanced video technology offers lessons for healthcare provider organizations seeking to improve medication adherence and more.
By Nathan Eddy 02:32 pm July 31, 2019
The results of a new J.D. Power survey suggest that, for the patients standing to gain the most from telehealth, services need to be positioned and explained as a way to reduce costs while maintaining a high level of care.
By Mike Miliard 05:12 pm July 29, 2019
Democrat Michael Bennet unveiled his telehealth-focused rural plan, which increases resources for IT investments; he also recently introduced a separate Senate bill to boost broadband in underserved areas.
By Mike Miliard 02:14 pm July 25, 2019
The digital health pioneer, who currently serves as vice president of connected health at Partners HealthCare, will start a one-year term as president of the ATA next spring.

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By Dean Koh 01:32 am July 24, 2019
Swinburne University’s National eTherapy Centre has partnered with medtech startup Coviu to allow Australians to access quality mental health services through encrypted, real-time text chat sessi
By Nathan Eddy 11:03 am July 19, 2019
American Telemedicine Association's "State of the States Report" finds progress, but still sees strategies for states to be incentivized to adopt pro-telehealth policies.
Asynchronous video telemedicine helps TB patients, saves costs in Guam
By Bill Siwicki 09:48 am July 18, 2019
The Guam Department of Public Health and Social Services has confirmed 1,417 TB medication doses from 35 unique patients, saved $21,255 in staff time, saved $3,457 in gasoline, and cut 700 hours of driving time.
Telemedicine consultation.
By Jeff Lagasse 03:02 pm July 16, 2019
Physicians of almost all age groups show an interest in pursuing telemedicine jobs or service lines.
By Dean Koh 01:51 am July 12, 2019
Thailand’s population is ageing rapidly with almost half of its electorate above 50 years old by 2025. Healthcare costs are rising and it is not tenable in the long-run to keep building hospitals.
AI and virtual care are changing the healthcare workforce – but there's a difference between 'tasks and jobs'
By Mike Miliard 10:45 am July 10, 2019
Accenture's Kaveh Safavi discusses healthcare's outsized spend on labor – and how machine learning, telehealth and consumerism are transforming how work is done and who does it.

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