Telehealth

Telemedicine improves care, keeps patients in place at skilled nursing facility
By Bill Siwicki 04:03 pm April 30, 2019
Telehealth technology has helped the Friedwald Center reduce hospital transfers for falls by 90 percent, and transfers for dementia by 83 percent, among other quality improvements.
By Dean Koh 10:57 pm April 24, 2019
Healthcare leader representatives from Singapore, Australia and the Philippines took centre stage as the HIMSS Singapore eHealth & Health 2.0 Summit officially kicked off on April 23 with the CXO Panel session on the topic of disruptive innovation for value-based care. 
By Nathan Eddy 12:08 pm April 23, 2019
The deal will enable patients in China to access U.S. physicians via a portal.

Credit: Coviu

By Dean Koh 12:13 am April 17, 2019
Swinburne University of Technology, a public university located in Melbourne, Australia, has partnered with Coviu, a telehealth software platform, to further embed digital health technology in the classroom, clinic and research. What’s it about
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.

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