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By Healthcare IT News 05:26 pm August 05, 2020
President Trump says telehealth is here to stay. But what exactly does that mean?
By Kat Jercich 02:31 pm August 05, 2020
During a recent HIMSS20 Digital session, panelists pointed to the regulatory changes that have eased the way for the expansion of remote patient monitoring services.
Greene County General quickly transitions school telehealth to countywide program

Lisa Bredeweg conducting a telehealth visit at Greene County General Hospital’s My Linton Clinic.

By Bill Siwicki 11:47 am August 05, 2020
The pandemic forced the change, which it adeptly handled. Now it’s using FCC award funds to purchase additional telemedicine technology.
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By Laura Lovett 11:07 am August 05, 2020
Each Livongo share will be converted Teladoc stock at an 0.5920 exchange rate, plus an additional $11.44 in cash per stock.
By Kat Jercich 09:39 am August 05, 2020
Providers say there are a number of logistical, regulatory and educational hurdles that must be overcome for telehealth to reach its potential.
By Piers Ford 03:54 am August 05, 2020
Hospital executive minds have understandably been distracted since the start of 2020, but the impact of the emergence of SarsCoV2 has not been limited to its physical toll. It has also torn into data security defences and exposed patient privacy, as explored in the latest issue of HIMSS Insights.
By Sara Mageit 01:47 am August 05, 2020
An interview with Ifan Evans, director of technology, digital & transformation, Welsh Government Health and Social Services, who will be speaking at HIMSS & Health 2.0 European Digital Event.
By Kat Jercich 05:02 pm August 04, 2020
Convened by the National Committee for Quality Assurance, the Alliance for Connected Care and the American Telemedicine Association, the task force said it would release a final recommendations report in September.
By Susan Morse 04:34 pm August 04, 2020
The agency has yet to say whether parity will remain between an in-person and a telehealth visit.
Lifestyle Medical’s RPM program shows improved outcomes during pandemic

Lifestyle Medical Founder Dr. Wayne Dysinger and one of his patients in one of the practice’s unusual consulting rooms.

By Bill Siwicki 11:56 am August 04, 2020
Not only have the practice’s patients’ chronic health problems improved, but those patients stayed connected during COVID-19’s stay-at-home orders.