Telehealth

By Eric Wicklund 09:22 am June 02, 2010
The American Telemedicine Association’s 15th Annual Meeting and Exposition kicked off May 16 with an expansive attitude, as ATA officials welcomed more than 3,000 registrants representing at least 35 countries to the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas.
By Molly Merrill 09:19 am June 02, 2010
A new bill would require the Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs to create an Internet-based portal for veterans to access their records and benefits.
By Kyle Hardy 09:05 am June 02, 2010
Three U.S. hospitals are now depending on a new trend in health IT to help them overcome a clinician shortage in rural areas: electronic intensive care units. 

By Bernie Monegain 08:53 am June 02, 2010
With $220 million in hand among them, federally designated Beacon Communities across the country have begun the work of using healthcare information technology to do great things for their communities.
By Bernie Monegain 10:20 am June 01, 2010
Emerging Healthcare Solutions, Inc. is developing what the company calls a "breakthrough" iPhone application aimed at reducing medication errors for senior citizens.
By Bernie Monegain 10:03 am June 01, 2010
Heart failure patients who used an interactive telehealth system with motivational support tools at home spent less time in the hospital and felt their quality of life had significantly improved over 12 months evaluation period, according to a new study.
By Molly Merrill 09:32 am May 28, 2010
Twenty-six health IT ideas, out of the 6,500 entered in the Veterans Health Administration/Office of Information and Technology (VHA/OIT) Innovation Competition, will be used by the VA to improve care for Veterans.
By Jamie Thompson 09:40 am May 27, 2010
Intel will expand the availability of its remote monitoring technology, the Intel Health Guide, across Europe, the company announced Wednesday at the World Health Congress.
By Diana Manos 10:39 am May 25, 2010
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has proposed changes to ease the burdens of credentialing and privileging for hospitals that provide telemedicine.
By Mike Miliard 10:49 am May 21, 2010
The use of at-home blood pressure monitors and Web-based reporting tools that connect patients and clinicians appears to significantly improve patients' ability to manage their hypertension down to healthy levels, according to new research.