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By Healthcare IT News 12:38 pm July 02, 2020
The HITN team recaps ATA 2020 and recent congressional hearings, and discusses general trends in telehealth.

(Top row: left to right) Dr Charles Alessi, HIMSS, Dr Peter Gocke, Charité in Berlin (Germany)

(Bottom row: left-right) Dr Afzal Chaudhry, Cambridge University Hospitals (UK), Dr Jan Kimpen, Philips (Netherlands)

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By 10:45 am July 02, 2020
The value of involving clinicians in digital tool development and the power of data sharing were major themes of a HIMSS Digital Dialogue webinar, held in collaboration with Philips, where European healthcare leaders shared their pandemic experiences.

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By Kat Jercich 09:38 am July 02, 2020
The two pilot projects involve using voice-recognition technology to remind patients to take medication and connecting individuals with others through an online community.
By Lynne Minion 01:28 am July 02, 2020
The response by the New Zealand government to the COVID-19 pandemic has brought the crisis there under control. HIMSS Insights spoke to Shayne Hunter, deputy director general of data & digital at the New Zealand Ministry of Health, about their strategy.
By Dean Koh 10:26 pm July 01, 2020
Digital health tools and investments offer great opportunity for efficiency improvements and better health outcomes in the country.
By Bill Siwicki 05:00 pm July 01, 2020
New Jersey-based Henry J. Austin Health Center offers an in-depth look at its profitable move to virtual care.
By Kat Jercich 02:18 pm July 01, 2020
The Medical University of South Carolina employed a four-pronged approach to scale up its virtual-care offerings and monitor COVID-19 patients.
By Mike Miliard 01:58 pm July 01, 2020
With many small and remote providers still in acute need of high-speed broadband, but the funding cap outpaced, the commission will carry forward unused funds from previous years  to meet the need for virtual care.
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By Susan Morse 10:26 am July 01, 2020
HHS is expected to renew the Public Health Emergency before it expires in July, tweeted Michael Caputo, HHS's assistant secretary for public affairs.
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By Susan Morse 09:58 am July 01, 2020
Providers can reduce liability, avoid readmissions, prevent costs, and have greater patient satisfaction through a transition of care protocol.