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  • The MAVEN Project Gives Busy Health Clinics a Telehealth Resource

    September 13, 2018 - A network of volunteer physicians is using telehealth to provide consults and mentorship to where it’s needed the most – health clinics serving the underserved. The volunteers offer their services for free under the MAVEN Project, a Massachusetts-based program that seeks to link healthcare providers in high-stress, low-resource environments, such as federally qualified...

  • Telehealth Groups Back FCC’s Proposed Connected Care Pilot Program

    September 12, 2018 - Healthcare groups are coming out in support of the Federal Communications Commission’s $100 million Connected Care Pilot Program, saying the proposed telehealth project could improve access to care for rural and remote Americans by highlighting innovate remote patient monitoring and digital health platforms. Among those submitting comments ahead of this week’s deadline was...

  • Ambulance Company Eyes mHealth Reliability With FirstNet Platform

    September 10, 2018 - A private ambulance service serving three southern US states will soon be using mHealth and telehealth devices on a specially designed broadband network to improve care coordination and management. Acadian Ambulance, based in Lafayette, La., and serving Louisiana, Texas and Mississippi, is among the first to tap into the First Responder Network (FirstNet) Authority, a public-private...

  • Geisinger Patients Find a Comfort Zone With mHealth Wearables

    September 6, 2018 - Geisinger Health System patients enrolled in an mHealth study on pain management are using wearables “consistently and frequently” to document their care, according to an interim analysis released this week. “We are encouraged by these interim data and pleased to report that adding wearable health technology to our Multidisciplinary Pain Program has been well received...


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HHS Makes a Pitch for Telemedicine in Substance Abuse Treatment

The Health and Human Services Department wants to remind everyone that telemedicine can be an important tool in treating people with addiction and substance abuse issues. In a blog timed to coincide with Prescription Opioid and Heroin...

New Bill Takes Aim at Originating Site Restrictions for Telehealth

Even as new legislation to tackle the nation’s opioid abuse epidemic snakes its way through Capitol Hill, members of Congress are introducing new bills designed to make telehealth and telemedicine a pivotal tool for Medicaid-based...

Are Healthcare Providers Getting Comfortable With Telehealth?

While research has long suggested that telehealth can be more cost-effective than the in-person visit, new studies are suggesting that doctors who use connected care technology are also becoming better care providers. A year-long...

Stanford Researchers Use an mHealth Patch to Measure Teenager Stress

Stanford University is using an mHealth wearable in a new study looking for a connection between stress and depression in teenagers. Researchers in Stanford’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science are using the Vital...

Occupational Therapists Find Scant Support for Telehealth Adoption

Telehealth has the potential to help many healthcare specialties, including occupational therapy. But the path to launching a connected health platform isn’t that easy. That’s what Cynthia Abbott-Gaffney discovered. A...

House Bill Seeks Medicaid Support for Expanding Telehealth Services

As Congress lurches toward voting on legislation to tackle the nation’s opioid crisis, a bill newly introduced in the House aims to help state Medicaid programs use telehealth to treat people with substance abuse issues. Rep Ben Ray...

Apple’s New Smartwatch Gets to The Heart of The mHealth Debate

mHealth enhancements to the new Apple Watch are designed to make digital health more consumer-friendly, but will healthcare providers embrace the wearable? The Apple Watch Series 4, unveiled this week during the company’s typically...

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