Telehealth

Holyoke Health Center melds Zoom and telehealth tech to replace in-person visits

Holyoke Health Center in Massachusetts.

By Bill Siwicki 12:52 pm July 06, 2020
In the first of a new series showing how providers are putting FCC’s COVID-19 telehealth funding to work, the health center’s director of IT explains how it is expanding its virtual care operations.
By Kat Jercich 09:27 am July 06, 2020
It's more important than ever for providers to communicate with patients and their families, speaking honestly about what to expect from end-of-life care, say experts.
By Mike Miliard 03:46 pm July 02, 2020
The finalized deal, first valued at $600 million when it was announced in January, is worth $150 million in cash and 4.6 million shares of Teladoc stock.

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By Kat Jercich 03:09 pm July 02, 2020
"We are hearing from patients and providers who are concerned about when Medicare’s temporary changes to telehealth rules will be rolled back and whether they will receive any advance notice," they said.
By Jeff Lagasse 02:02 pm July 02, 2020
Despite the benefits, barriers remain in place, preventing the widespread, long-term use of the service.
By Healthcare IT News 12:38 pm July 02, 2020
The HITN team recaps ATA 2020 and recent congressional hearings, and discusses general trends in telehealth.

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By Kat Jercich 09:38 am July 02, 2020
The two pilot projects involve using voice-recognition technology to remind patients to take medication and connecting individuals with others through an online community.
By Bill Siwicki 05:00 pm July 01, 2020
New Jersey-based Henry J. Austin Health Center offers an in-depth look at its profitable move to virtual care.
By Kat Jercich 02:18 pm July 01, 2020
The Medical University of South Carolina employed a four-pronged approach to scale up its virtual-care offerings and monitor COVID-19 patients.
By Mike Miliard 01:58 pm July 01, 2020
With many small and remote providers still in acute need of high-speed broadband, but the funding cap outpaced, the commission will carry forward unused funds from previous years  to meet the need for virtual care.