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Using Zoom with Epic to bring telehealth to kids during COVID-19

One of the Kennedy Krieger Institute's outpatient facilities.

By Bill Siwicki 11:40 am July 14, 2020
Kennedy Krieger Institute, a children’s provider organization, also is using its new FCC award funds to augment existing telemedicine initiatives to reduce health disparities and improve healthcare equity.
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By 09:02 am July 14, 2020
Activated and engaged patients are more likely to follow their treatment plans – and this could be a major benefit for healthcare providers as the use of telehealth tools continues to rise in the wake of the pandemic.
By Mike Miliard 03:29 pm July 13, 2020
The focus is on the cloud-based Sunrise platform, with Azure, Power BI and other tools helping improve security, scalability and flexibility to build out analytics and add third-party apps.
By Bill Siwicki 12:59 pm July 13, 2020
The health IT company’s EHR-agnostic system aggregates data to help providers better understand and manage their patient panel, and tailors practice workflows to align with value-based protocols.
By Kat Jercich 12:47 pm July 13, 2020
Plaintiffs allege that the telehealth giant contracted with a third-party telemarketer that violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
By Kat Jercich 09:43 am July 13, 2020
A recent survey found that three-quarters of patients said they were very or completely satisfied with the virtual care they'd received, but many left the visit without understanding the next steps.
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By 09:00 am July 13, 2020
By moving all military treatment facilities under the Defense Health Agency (DHA), the DoD has ushered in a new era of data integration within the military health system.
By 08:59 am July 13, 2020
Two panelists shared their first-hand experience in exploiting technologies to battle the pandemic in China and Malaysia. 
By Charles Alessi 05:24 am July 13, 2020
The pandemic has inevitably made discussions about the use of data even more urgent as we strive to find solutions to dilemmas around managing personal privacy argues Dr Charles Alessi, chief clinical officer at HIMSS.
By Mike Miliard 04:57 pm July 10, 2020
It will pay an undisclosed sum to acquire the company, whose EHR-integrated workflow tools can help automate clinicians' ability to close care gaps.