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By Dean Koh 05:35 am August 11, 2020
In the final edition of ‘COVID-19 Impact on Asia-Pacific Hospitals’ survey published by L.E.K.
By Kat Jercich 01:48 pm August 10, 2020
The report cited associated costs, technological hiccups, the need for more community partners and training deficits as hurdles.
From 500 monthly telehealth visits to 19,000

McLaren Health Care corporate headquarters in Grand Blanc, Michigan.

By Bill Siwicki 11:56 am August 10, 2020
Michigan’s McLaren Health Care’s telehealth sites have jumped from 40 to 275 during the pandemic. It has used FCC award funds to expand its telemedicine offerings.
By Mike Miliard 11:02 am August 10, 2020
While it remains "committed to bringing staff back," the company told workers over the weekend that they wouldn't be required to return to campus today. It has also asked Cleveland Clinic and others to assess its reopening plans.

Credit: Healthcare Communications 

By Sara Mageit 05:04 am August 10, 2020
Also, Alcidion gets appointed to NHSX clinical communications procurement framework.
By 04:19 am August 10, 2020
Brazil is among the countries most heavily hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. With its GDPR-inspired data protection law, the country was among the forerunners in regulating digital privacy in 2018. Now, a postponement looks likely as detailed in the latest edition of HIMSS Insights, COVID-19 and Beyond.
By Sara Mageit 02:25 am August 10, 2020
It’s clear that empty platitudes and slogans won’t do anymore to combat inequality in the industry. Now the most important question is, how can we take action in the UK towards improving inclusion and diversity both professionally and personally? 

Sens. Maggie Hassan, D-New Hampshire, and Dr. Bill Cassidy, R-Louisiana

By Mike Miliard 04:37 pm August 07, 2020
The bi-partisan Patient Matching Improvement Act, introduced by Sens. Maggie Hassan, D-New Hampshire, and Bill Cassidy, R-Louisiana, would make the U.S. Postal Service's address-formatting tool available to hospitals and COVID-19 testing labs.
By Dave Muoio 04:31 pm August 07, 2020
The Providence-St. Joseph Health spinout will receive $6 million from Cerner and LRVHealth.
By Mike Miliard 03:59 pm August 07, 2020
Washington, Oregon, Nevada and Colorado will share best practices for telehealth and remote patient monitoring, and follow their own state policies while also adhering to seven key principles, their governors say.