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Rep. Doris Matsui

Rep. Doris Matsui (Photo by Greg Nash-Pool/Getty Images)

By Kat Jercich 03:21 pm January 25, 2021
The Protecting Access to Post-COVID-19 Telehealth Act of 2021 includes broadly popular provisions such as eliminating geographic and originating site restrictions.  
President Joe Biden stands in front of monitors

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By Kat Jercich 12:36 pm January 25, 2021
Reports suggest that President Joe Biden is likely to tap three Obama-era officials for key cyber positions as the government continues to respond to the SolarWinds hack and other high-profile threats.
telehealth visit using Tyto Care technology

Karen Martin, DNP, director of pediatrics, conducts a telehealth visit using Tyto Care technology.

By Bill Siwicki 12:23 pm January 25, 2021
Providers at the Western Ohio-based health system work with staff at more than 70 schools to keep kids healthy and avoid ER visits using virtual care.
Clinicians wearing personal protective equipment treat patients at a hospital

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By Kat Jercich 01:40 pm January 22, 2021
By using patient age, sex and daily clinical state, the machine learning model also predicts the probability of in-hospital mortality. 
Vaccine COVID-19
By Bill Siwicki 01:33 pm January 22, 2021
"Ensure your tech stack protects delivery, cold chain, workers, administrators, dispatchers and end users, with transparency into exactly when the vaccines will be delivered," says Onfleet CEO.
MultiCare Tacoma Washington OR scheduling system

MultiCare HQ in Tacoma, Washington

By Bill Siwicki 11:28 am January 22, 2021
The health system has experienced a 15.2% increase in case volume and a 12.4% increase in prime-time utilization, among other wins.
eMocha CEO Sebastian Seiguer
By Healthcare IT News 10:27 am January 22, 2021
eMocha CEO Sebastian Seiguer joins us to look ahead at the Biden administration and discuss what needs to happen next for telehealth.
A patient getting a vaccine

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By Kat Jercich 10:09 am January 22, 2021
As would-be vaccine recipients scramble for appointment time slots, in too many cases "the technology is just being used wrong," says one exec.
Cerner, County Durham and Darlington NHS

Credit: University Hospital of North Durham

By Sara Mageit 09:20 am January 22, 2021
The trust has signed a 10-year agreement with Cerner to implement an integrated electronic patient record.
Hospital Future Act, Germany,
By Tammy Lovell 06:51 am January 22, 2021
From this month hospitals can apply for government funding under the Hospital Future Act.