December 13, 2018 - A telemedicine platform that provides real-time virtual care has helped a Long Island skilled nursing facility reduce hospital transfers, improve patient care and staff morale – and earn more than $150,000 in Medicare bonuses for the coming year. Plainview, N.Y.-based Central Island Healthcare is among just 3 percent of the nation’s 15,000 SNFs to qualify for the maximum...
December 10, 2018 - A healthcare provider who integrates digital therapeutics with a chronic care management program for asthma patients can cut ER visits and hospitalizations in half, according to a study undertaken by one of the nation’s largest health systems. California’s Dignity Health system, working with researchers at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, Children’s...
December 7, 2018 - The Department of Veterans Affairs is expanding its “Anywhere to Anywhere VA Health Care” program with new telehealth and telemedicine partnerships. At this week’s “Anywhere to Anywhere Together” summit in Washington DC, the VA announced connected care programs with Walmart, T-Mobile and Philips designed to give veterans more opportunities to connect with...
December 4, 2018 - An analysis of payer compliance with Texas’ telehealth and telemedicine law finds that many insurers aren’t being transparent about what they do and don’t cover. And that may be contributing to the low national adoption rate by providers. The study, conducted by the California-based Center for Connected Health Policy (CCHP), finds that half of the insurers surveyed...
Telehealth technology is helping to improve care management and coordination for the estimated 30 million Americans living with diabetes. Now, providers are moving into connected care technology to help more than 84 million at risk of acquiring the chronic disease. By using a virtual care...
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