Telehealth

By Kat Jercich 11:43 am September 02, 2020
In a study, researchers also found this telemonitoring reduced hypertension more than usual care.
Telehealth helps one provider org overcome rural and pandemic challenges

Clark County Rehabilitation and Living Center in Owen, Wisconsin.

By Bill Siwicki 11:36 am September 02, 2020
Clark County Rehabilitation and Living Center is using FCC award funds to expand its Polycom device-based program to keep patients on schedule with mental health and general care.

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By Kat Jercich 04:44 pm September 01, 2020
Using the Mount Sinai De-Identified COVID-19 database, researchers examined information from more than 52,000 unique patients who sought care between March and May.
By Kat Jercich 10:26 am September 01, 2020
Other major challenges include remote patient monitoring, interoperability, real-time data analytics, work-from-home resources and patient surveillance, according to a new KLAS report.
How a hardware overhaul made much more telemedicine possible at a small health center

The outpatient building at the Central Kansas Mental Health Center.

By Bill Siwicki 11:28 am August 31, 2020
“We have doubled the number of patients seen on a daily basis because of the telehealth capabilities,” said Central Kansas Mental Health Center’s IT director.
Telehealth keeps I/DD patients close with their docs during pandemic

Jackie Fahey, director of clinic services at The Arc Madison Cortland in Oneida, New York.

By Bill Siwicki 11:44 am August 28, 2020
The Arc Madison Cortland is using virtual care to connect intellectual/developmental disability patients with providers who understand the nuances of that dual diagnosis.

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By Kat Jercich 01:19 pm August 27, 2020
In July, a Maryland federal judge issued an injunction blocking the FDA's in-person abortion requirements for the duration of the pandemic.
By Mallory Hackett 01:16 pm August 27, 2020
The Amazon Halo app uses five health metrics designed to give users a comprehensive look at their health and wellness, and gives actionable recommendations to make improvements.
What one provider learned from other athenahealth users about EHRs, telehealth

Whole Life Health Care in Newington, New Hampshire.

By Bill Siwicki 12:19 pm August 27, 2020
Whole Life Health Care uses the vendor’s Success Community platform to get best practices on technology and pandemic care to meet the excessive demands of the COVID-19 era.
By Kat Jercich 02:02 pm August 26, 2020
In a new survey of U.S. specialists, 79% said that their use of telemedicine technology had increased during the COVID-19 pandemic.