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By Kat Jercich 02:36 pm July 06, 2020
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT found that the majority of centers used a combination of electronic and paper methods to manage client health information in 2017.
Holyoke Health Center melds Zoom and telehealth tech to replace in-person visits

Holyoke Health Center in Massachusetts.

By Bill Siwicki 12:52 pm July 06, 2020
In the first of a new series showing how providers are putting FCC’s COVID-19 telehealth funding to work, the health center’s director of IT explains how it is expanding its virtual care operations.
By Kat Jercich 09:27 am July 06, 2020
It's more important than ever for providers to communicate with patients and their families, speaking honestly about what to expect from end-of-life care, say experts.

Credit: Fab Lab Bahrain

By Ahmed El Sherif 09:30 am July 03, 2020
The smart device, a prototype by Fab Lab Bahrain, reportedly uses UV-C light that kills or inactivates a range of microorganisms by disrupting their DNA or RNA.
By Sara Mageit 07:40 am July 03, 2020
Local authorities are to be given access to postcode-level data on people testing positive for coronavirus in their areas. 
By Dean Koh 05:10 am July 03, 2020
An interview with Dr Helmi Zakariah, CEO, AIME.   
By Mike Miliard 03:46 pm July 02, 2020
The finalized deal, first valued at $600 million when it was announced in January, is worth $150 million in cash and 4.6 million shares of Teladoc stock.

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By Kat Jercich 03:09 pm July 02, 2020
"We are hearing from patients and providers who are concerned about when Medicare’s temporary changes to telehealth rules will be rolled back and whether they will receive any advance notice," they said.
By Jeff Lagasse 02:02 pm July 02, 2020
Despite the benefits, barriers remain in place, preventing the widespread, long-term use of the service.
By Healthcare IT News 12:38 pm July 02, 2020
The HITN team recaps ATA 2020 and recent congressional hearings, and discusses general trends in telehealth.