Mobile healthcare, telemedicine, telehealth, BYOD
  • Coalition Aims to Help Dentists, Orthodontists Use Telemedicine

    June 19, 2018 - A new telemedicine association has formed to help orthodonists and dentists integrate connected care technology into their offices. The American Teledentistry Association (ATDA), launched in May, is “an effort to shape the conversation around the practice of teledentistry as a tool to increase access to care for millions of Americans through the use of innovative technological advancements,”...

  • mHealth, Telehealth Groups Lobby CMS for Better RPM Reimbursement

    June 11, 2018 - Close to 50 healthcare organizations and vendors are lobbying the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to improve reimbursement opportunities for remote patient monitoring. In a letter delivered this morning to CMS Administrator Seema Verma, the group called on CMS to modify and add Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes that would enable Medicare reimbursement of mobile health...

  • Hollander: Don’t Measure Telehealth Value Against In-Person Healthcare

    June 8, 2018 - Those trying to find value in telehealth by comparing a virtual visit to an in-person visit are getting it all wrong, according to Judd Hollander. The virtual visit, says Hollander, Senior Vice President of Healthcare Delivery Innovation at Philadelphia’s Thomas Jefferson University and Associate Dean for Strategic Health Initiatives at SJU’s Sidney Kimmel Medical College, doesn’t...

  • St. Joseph’s Villa Uses Telehealth to Connect With Children in Crisis

    June 1, 2018 - Sometimes a telehealth program’s best feature is its ability to start a conversation. At St. Joseph’s Villa in Richmond, Va., a simple virtual visit platform has turned an eight-bed crisis stabilization center into an indispensable resource for families of children aged 5-17 who are struggling with depression and anxiety. The 32-inch television and audio-visual telemedicine feed...


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2nd Michigan Hospital Forges Telehealth Partnership With Shriners

A second Michigan hospital is opening a telehealth unit to enable families to access care from Shriners Hospitals for Children. Officials at Grand Rapids-based Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital announced this week that they will create a...

Doctors Use mHealth to Screen Cancer Survivors for Heart Problems

An mHealth device that measures heart function could potentially save the lives of childhood cancer survivors at risk of developing heart problems later in life. Researchers at the Childhood Cancer Survivorship Clinic at City of Hope in Duarte,...

mHealth Tools Help Hospitals Improve the Physician Query Process

Mobile health technology is helping to make the cumbersome process of responding to physician queries easier for physicians, giving them more time to spend with their patients. Often considered a necessary evil in the hospital-based physician’s...

Pa. Payer Expands Telehealth Platform to Include Telemental Health

A central Pennsylvania health plan is adding telemental health to its telehealth offerings, following a recent surge in virtual visits. Capital BlueCross, which serves 21 counties in the Keystone State, is expanding its Virtual Care telehealth...

Coalition Aims to Help Dentists, Orthodontists Use Telemedicine

A new telemedicine association has formed to help orthodonists and dentists integrate connected care technology into their offices. The American Teledentistry Association (ATDA), launched in May, is “an effort to shape the conversation...

The Pentagon Issues a Call for an Enterprise Telemedicine Platform

The Pentagon is in the market for an enterprise telemedicine platform. The Military Health System (MHS) has asked the telehealth and telemedicine industry for ideas on how it can consolidate its many connected care programs onto one platform,...

Telehealth Gives Doctors a Chance to Be Where They’re Most Needed

Telehealth technology is allowing Dr. John Bender to be in two places at once. And that makes a big different in care management and coordination for thousands of patients at his Colorado-based medical practice. Bender, senior partner and Chief...

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