Telehealth

By Dean Koh 03:37 am March 11, 2020
A new update implemented by the Australian federal government will allow doctors, nurses and mental health practitioners to provide telehealth services, such as video conferencing, to people isolated at home due to the coronavirus. 
By Dean Koh 11:38 pm March 09, 2020
On March 9, the Innovation and Technology Commission (ITC) in Hong Kong launched a special call under the Public Sector Trial Scheme for projects to support product development and application of technologies for the prevention and control of COVID-19. 
DrFirst and GoHipo partner to combat substance abuse relapse via mobile telehealth
By Bill Siwicki 01:57 pm March 09, 2020
Mobile app equipped with social media and telemedicine designed to keep patients in recovery connected with their clinical-care teams and support networks after discharge.
By Mike Miliard 04:04 pm March 05, 2020
American Telemedicine Association cheers the $8 billion emergency funding legislation, which it says will expand the toolkits of healthcare professionals working to combat the COVID-19 outbreak.

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By Nathan Eddy 11:11 am March 05, 2020
Monitoring coronavirus patients remotely with clinical-grade sensors and collecting data on numerous physiological signals could improve clinical decision-making for providers.
American Well to preview TV-based telemedicine for the home at HIMSS20
By Bill Siwicki 11:05 am March 05, 2020
The new device, CarePort, is designed to allow caregivers to easily hook up with patients in their homes. The vendor's CEO eyes enabling senior citizens to stay at home, not the hospital.
By Mike Miliard 03:21 pm March 03, 2020
The healthcare groups, along with eHealth Initiative, Health Innovation Alliance and Personal Connected Health Alliance, want Congress to enable HHS to expand access to virtual care for coronavirus patients.
By Laura Lovett 10:07 am March 03, 2020
Prescription drug information and names were exposed, but financials and Social Security numbers were not.
At HIMSS20, Philips to debut EMS system and AI capabilities for its HealthSuite
By Bill Siwicki 12:34 pm February 13, 2020
The EMS system supports real-time data transfer and two-way communication to empower clinical decision making on the move. The AI capabilities will provide “transformative change,” an exec says.
By Nathan Eddy 12:44 pm February 07, 2020
The advanced cellular networking capabilities will enable the delivery of telesurgery services to veterans, allowing physicians to consult during surgery evan across the country, said VA Secretary Robert Wilkie.

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