Telehealth

By Mike Miliard 04:43 pm November 03, 2020
The COVID-19 crisis has led to major leaps forward for telehealth, decision support and more, says Hal Wolf – but big work remains on interoperability, patient ID, social determinants and other building blocks of population health.  
Telemedicine consultation with sick patient
By Dr. Rahul Goyal 03:33 pm November 02, 2020
Dr Rahul Goyal, Consultant Family Medicine, Abu Dhabi and SVP Clinical Engagement and Adoption at Malaffi, will be speaking at the HIMSS & Health 2.0 Middle East Digital Health Conference & Exhibition on 29 November – 2 December, 2020.
By Mike Restuccia 02:39 pm November 02, 2020
Penn Medicine Chief Information Officer Mike Restuccia says strong leadership is needed to capitalize on technology's potential – but people are the real enablers.
Temple University Hospital Philadelphia

Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia.

By Bill Siwicki 11:24 am November 02, 2020
By centralizing access to specialty care, consults and outpatient appointments, Temple University Hospital has seen an increase in appointment adherence and overall patient experience.
By Kat Jercich 10:11 am November 02, 2020
A report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that about 1.6 million telehealth encounters occurred via four major vendors from January through March.
COVID-19, apps, innovation
By Mélisande Rouger 05:53 am November 02, 2020
Global health leaders debated over the role and potential contribution of technologies in dealing with the COVID-19 outbreak during a panel discussion entitled: ‘How can digital tools help tackle a pandemic?’ at the Barcelona Health Summit, which was held last week (29 October 2020).
VIM volunteers Dr. Marion Darling and Debra Cornett, RN

VIM volunteers Dr. Marion Darling and Debra Cornett, RN, caring for a patient.

By Bill Siwicki 11:37 am October 30, 2020
Almost all of the physician and nurse volunteers at Clinic of the Cascades were over 65. Here’s how the three merged technologies allowed it to stay open during COVID-19.
By Dean Koh 04:13 am October 30, 2020
Follow-up appointments for patients can also be carried out via this telehealth service, whenever appropriate.
DEA Acting Administrator Timothy Shea stands at a lectern

DEA Acting Administrator Timothy Shea (Pool, Getty Images)

By Kat Jercich 10:46 am October 29, 2020
Such a regulation would assist providers with implementing medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorder in the longer term.
Aetna, telehealth, telemedicine, vHealth

Credit: Aetna International

By Ahmed El Sherif 07:32 am October 29, 2020
New research released by vHealth shows that residents in the Gulf country are embracing telemedicine, with the company reporting a 500% increase in the use of its telehealth app between March and September 2020, compared to the same period last year.