Telehealth

Sidney Regional Medical updates internet to fiber: eliminates downtime, adds telehealth
By Bill Siwicki 02:16 pm April 16, 2019
The upgrade to network infrastructure meant big changes for the rural health system in the Nebraska panhandle, where great connectivity for small towns is uncommon.
By Mike Miliard 04:26 pm April 15, 2019
A new survey from the American Telemedicine Association assesses the current state of data exchange standards for remote care and offers best practices for health systems looking to capitalize on its potential.
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By Nathan Eddy 09:36 am April 10, 2019
The scheme preyed upon hundreds of thousands of elderly and disabled patients, DOJ says. 
By Mike Miliard 03:11 pm April 09, 2019
From brain-computer interfaces to nanorobotics, a new report from Frost & Sullivan explores leading edge developments and disruptive tech.

Image: Dental/Oral Health Therapist Kirstie Culpan using an intraoral camera so Dentist Ellen Clark (pictured on the monitor) can view and examine a patient's teeth. Credit: Northland DHB

By Rebecca McBeth 02:48 am April 08, 2019
New Zealand’s Northland District Health Board (DHB) is trialling an oral telehealth service for children and adolescents with plans to expand it to adult services over time.
By Benjamin Harris 10:57 am April 05, 2019
At Renown Health, genomic testing and remote consulting meet for what's billed as a first-of-its-kind population health initiative.
By Rebecca McBeth 04:13 am April 03, 2019
Telehealth is increasingly being used to connect clinicians within and between New Zealand’s hospitals and to reach into people’s homes, a new survey revealed.

Screengrab of the Ministry of Public Health's official website.

By Dean Koh 04:58 am March 29, 2019
Last week, Thailand began development of its telemedicine programme at 32 hospitals located in rural areas in eight provinces, according to an article by the Bangko
Telepsychiatry saves east Texas hospitals $18 million over 7 years

The Burke Mental Health Emergency Center.

By Bill Siwicki 01:33 pm March 28, 2019
The creation of the Burke Mental Health Emergency Center, which focuses on telemedicine, gives rural healthcare organizations and law enforcement new choices where few used to exist.
By Mike Miliard 09:23 am March 25, 2019
Whether it's after-hours coverage at skilled nursing facilities or connected tools for home health monitoring, remote care technology is reaching maturation just when it will be needed most.

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