Telehealth

VA telehealth for veterans

Credit: VA.gov

By Jessica Davis 04:24 pm May 04, 2018
The bill is a compromise from proposals made in the fall and would let veterans see a private sector provider if a VA provider agrees it’s in their best interest.
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A panel discussion during the American Telemedicine Association Conference in Chicago on April 30. Credit: Twitter

By Laura Lovett 03:27 pm May 03, 2018
While reimbursement is largely seen as a roadblock, a number of bold companies are forging ahead now rather than waiting for payment issues to be settled.
veterans affairs telehealth

Credit: VA.gov

By Laura Lovett 10:07 am May 03, 2018
A hospital or clinic creates an extra layer of anxiety but care can be implemented in video-based therapy, which is finding success for patients, and providers.
telehealth EHR workflows
By Mike Miliard 12:56 pm May 01, 2018
New version of the company's software aims to make it easier for acute care providers to order up virtual consults.
Telehealth InTouch Health buys Reach Health

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By Mike Miliard 01:05 pm April 30, 2018
With the new acquisition, the virtual care company says it's building out its platform to better handle interoperability and data management continuity for small physicians practices and multi-hospital systems alike.
American Well acquires Avizia
By Laura Lovett 09:41 am April 30, 2018
The deal is expected to help American Well grow its acute care capabilities with access to Avizia’s hospital-based custom software workflows for over 40 clinical specialties.
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GlobalMed's telemedicine tool at a workplace clinic. Credit: YouTube

By Jessica Davis 09:31 am April 26, 2018
The HELP committee bill outlines ways to expand care access for addicted patients while placing limits on prescriptions.
DARPA Kryptowire smartphone-based health tracking
By Mike Miliard 03:58 pm April 17, 2018
The defense agency wants to assess service members' health using mobile device sensors for its Warfighter Analytics using Smartphones for Health program, but some privacy advocates are concerned.
EHR doctor offices
By Mike Miliard 02:09 pm April 16, 2018
Medical groups are seeking customizable and cloud-based systems and emerging technologies like speech-recognition capabilities.
Telemedicine robot

Miramont Family Medicine is using the telemedicine robot Beam at its clinics. 

By Bill Siwicki 09:13 am April 16, 2018
Using the device, called a Beam, Miramont Family Medicine now sees more patients than ever – enabling physicians to be in more than one of its four locations at the same time.

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