Telehealth

By Mike Miliard 03:12 pm December 12, 2019
The enterprise-wide effort, which comes as part of the Boston health system's larger five-year strategic plan and rebranding, is aimed at improving patient experience.
By Jeff Lagasse 12:49 pm December 12, 2019
The bedside teams at RSFH's three hospitals will be supported on a 24/7 basis by Advanced ICU Care's team of intensivists and nurses.
By Nathan Eddy 11:38 am December 11, 2019
It's part of the VA's Accessing Telehealth through Local Area Stations, or ATLAS, initiative, which will provide clinical services including primary care, mental health and social work.
By Jeff Lagasse 01:45 pm December 10, 2019
While the shift is necessary, the transition period will likely see hackers targeting newly vulnerable information, said Halamka.
By Dave Muoio 10:12 am December 05, 2019
Roughly half of the 133 grants announced by the department, totaling $42.5 million, will help bankroll the deployment of telemedicine programs.  
Telehealth helps one hospital reduce ER overflow hours from 1,700 to 148

CaroMont Regional Medical Center.

By Bill Siwicki 12:52 pm December 03, 2019
Since launching telepsychiatry, CaroMont Regional Medical Center’s emergency department has reduced length of stay for psychiatric patients by approximately 70%.
By Laura Lovett 09:41 am November 27, 2019
The new feature will initially be available to Giant Eagle Pharmacy customers.
VA sees a surge in veterans' use of telehealth services
By Nathan Eddy 12:53 pm November 25, 2019
More than 900,000 veterans used the agency's virtual care in 2019, with their use of the VA's Video Connect app up 235% in the same period.
At Cigna, telehealth reduces patient costs and ER visits, and boosts use of generic Rx

A look at how patients make telemedicine appointments through Cigna's telehealth program.

By Bill Siwicki 11:37 am November 20, 2019
In addition, Cigna’s telemedicine customers have given high patient satisfaction scores: a Net Promoter Score of 81.1 among those who use the service.
By Laura Lovett 03:21 pm November 19, 2019
The new tool will also be localized to provide relevant medical information.

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