Telehealth

By Kat Jercich 01:53 pm September 16, 2020
Researchers surveyed hundreds of primary care providers in the New York City area about the hurdles they're still facing to integrating telemedicine into their practices.
By Mike Miliard 12:27 pm September 16, 2020
The agency is distributing iPads to some 50,000 veterans nationwide, to enable them to connect with virtual care visits and manage their data via the Health Records app.
By Kat Jercich 09:28 am September 16, 2020
Christopher Lee and Babak Movassaghi said artificial intelligence and augmented reality will soon occupy much larger roles in the digital healthcare landscape.  
Central Maine Healthcare’s telehealth program succeeds in satisfaction and call completion.

Central Maine Medical Center.

By Bill Siwicki 09:10 am September 16, 2020
The health system is using a $270,000 FCC award to bolster its telemedicine offering, which has been critical during the COVID-19 pandemic.

(AMSF2011, Flickr)

By Kat Jercich 03:08 pm September 15, 2020
The stakeholder coalition warned of the potential consequences if telehealth is not safeguarded before the public health emergency ends.

Peggy O'Kane, president of the NCQA

By Kat Jercich 02:01 pm September 15, 2020
Its recommendations include lifting limitations on originating sites, allowing telehealth for various types of conditions and reinstating the HIPAA provisions temporarily lifted during the public health emergency.
By Kat Jercich 12:59 pm September 14, 2020
The plan will make telehealth a foundational modality of care, with the option for patients to follow up with in-person visits if necessary.
Technologies and strategies to maintain productivity during telehealth transition

Jeffrey Vargas, a nursing home consultant, and Dr. Stacey Bayan, a neuropsychologist at Executive Mental Health, demonstrate the telehealth technology.

By Bill Siwicki 12:16 pm September 14, 2020
Los Angeles-based Executive Mental Health has not laid off a single provider or staff member since its shift to virtual care. Its CEO explains how.
By Kat Jercich 11:09 am September 10, 2020
A new study from SecurityScorecard and DarkOwl sees increased risk across application and endpoint security, IP reputation, patching cadence and network security.
By Kat Jercich 04:56 pm September 09, 2020
The commission, which advises Congress on issues affecting Medicare, put forth a number of options aimed at maximizing care access while minimizing risk.