Telehealth

By Susan Morse 06:00 pm February 08, 2021
Reform efforts must be coupled with significant and targeted investment to bridge the digital divide, says Dr. Jason Tibbels of Teladoc. 
A Montana welcome sign

"Montana Welcome Sign on Chief Mountain Highway" by royal_broil is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0

By Kat Jercich 03:27 pm February 08, 2021
More than 20 people showed up in person to testify in favor of the bill at a committee hearing this past month.
St. John's Well Child and Family Center in Los Angeles

St. John's Well Child and Family Center in Los Angeles

By Bill Siwicki 11:05 am February 08, 2021
St. John's Well Child and Family Center in Los Angeles has completed 93,000 telehealth visits since April 2020, serving more than 56,000 patients.
By Kat Jercich 02:59 pm February 04, 2021
The bill would exclude audio-only services from the definition of telemedicine and target payment parity for virtual services.
Person consults with person wearing stethoscope via tablet
By Bill Siwicki 11:08 am February 03, 2021
Kits for low-income, underserved populations contain a web-enabled tablet, weight scale, blood pressure monitor, thermometer and 200 evidence-based healthcare pathways.
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By 08:39 am February 03, 2021
Experts forecast a sea change in the way healthcare is administered in the Middle East. They predict that virtual care solutions, which came to the fore during the pandemic, will remain at the forefront even after the situation has died down.
A person looks at a doctor on a screen
By Kat Jercich 03:18 pm February 02, 2021
Virtual care is not a panacea, said panelists at the American Telemedicine Association's EDGE policy conference, so action must be taken to ensure no one is being left behind.
EarlySense remote patient-monitoring technology

EarlySense remote patient-monitoring technology

By Bill Siwicki 12:48 pm February 01, 2021
"The COVID-19 pandemic has created historic opportunities for smart health technologies outside the hospital," says EarlySense's CEO.
University of Michigan Hospital Ann Arbor Michigan

University of Michigan Hospital, Ann Arbor, Michigan

By Bill Siwicki 11:49 am February 01, 2021
The telehealth program has helped the provider organization preserve hospital capacity through multiple COVID-19 surges, while decreasing readmission rates and ED utilization.
Telemedicine telehealth virtual care
By Bill Siwicki 10:16 am January 28, 2021
The companies say their program is designed to offer patients direct access to virtual care while reducing administrative costs.