Telehealth

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.
By Nathan Eddy 01:58 pm July 02, 2019
The Department of Veterans Affairs and Verizon are teaming up to offer veterans who are customers of the telecommunications giant unlimited access to department's VA Video Connect telehealth app.
OB/GYN health system Advantia Health acquires telemedicine perinatal specialist Pacify

OB/GYN specialist Advantia Health.

By Bill Siwicki 01:21 pm June 28, 2019
The two women’s care organizations are blending their care operations to build on each other’s strengths. The vendor’s telehealth technology has helped decrease ER visits by 26%.
NewYork-Presbyterian launches Hauser Institute for Health Innovation

NewYork-Presbyterian-Columbia University Irving Medical Center Campus.

By Bill Siwicki 11:29 am June 28, 2019
The New York health system's CIO says the new philanthropic gift will enable big advances in health IT and, specifically, telemedicine and remote monitoring.
By Nathan Eddy 10:27 am June 20, 2019
More than half of those polled by American Well say they're willing to use virtual visits – citing quicker healthcare service, time and money savings as big benefits.
By Mike Miliard 11:01 am June 19, 2019
FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr has announced the agency will vote to advance a $100 million Connected Care Pilot Program, enabling telehealth expansion for low-income Americans nationwide.
HIMSS Europe conference entrance.
By Philipp Grätzel von Grätz 03:38 pm June 18, 2019
Healthcare digitisation is a niche topic? No way. For four years in a row now, the Finnish digital health services have ranked among the top three of the most valued internet brands in Finland.
Telemedicine platform helps Texas Health Aetna save $398 per ER avoidance
By Bill Siwicki 12:58 pm June 18, 2019
The text-based telehealth system connects patients with contracted providers from Acute Care Transitions, who care for patients then and there or direct them to where they need to be.

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