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A guide to telehealth vendors in the age of COVID-19
By Bill Siwicki 01:22 pm March 30, 2020
Healthcare IT News offers this listing of telemedicine companies that can help hospitals and other provider organizations deliver quality virtual care.
By Mike Miliard 12:34 pm March 30, 2020
In what it's calling an "unprecedented" exercise in information sharing, the administration is calling on health systems to share daily updates from their in-house labs with federal agencies.
By Nathan Eddy 11:42 am March 30, 2020
Telehealth was singled out as a way to reduce the number of cases entering medical facilities, and to provide a mechanism to monitor and track patients under care in home quarantine.

The HIMSS Webinar, 'Italy and Germany facing COVID-19', hosted by Charles Alessi, HIMSS, had two CIOs from private hospital chains in Italy and Germany.

By Cornelia Wels-Maug 03:49 am March 30, 2020
As the number of lives touched by COVID-19 is continuously mounting, so are the efforts of IT departments to counter the rising pressure on hospitals.

Above image: A screenshot of the COVID-19 assessment tool in Alcidion's Patientrack solution.

By Dean Koh 11:38 pm March 29, 2020
Clinical leads will be able to use the software information internally to gauge a site-wide view of their hospital to see all affected patients and their status across the hospital.

Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

By Healthcare IT News 04:22 pm March 27, 2020
We asked for your experiences during the coronavirus public health emergency, and you've responded. Here are some of our readers' experiences so far.
By Mike Miliard 03:18 pm March 27, 2020
The state hardest hit by the COVID-19 crisis is assembling new squads of technology companies and skilled IT professionals to "accelerate and amplify" its response to the coronavirus outbreak, and is looking for new recruits.
By Rosy Matheson 01:51 pm March 27, 2020
The Open Data Institute Leeds, NHS Digital and Beautiful Information have just run their first “Open Data Saves Lives” hackathon in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  
By Nathan Eddy 12:10 pm March 27, 2020
The goal of the hackathon is to bring together the decentralized artificial intelligence community in an effort to help find new approaches to combat the coronavirus crisis.
Telehealth group practice offers free care to seniors nationwide during crisis
By Bill Siwicki 11:54 am March 27, 2020
CCS Healthcare is treating Medicare patients, and not charging any co-pays or other fees to patients.

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