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Telehealth-friendly CHRONIC Care Act Passes First Senate Hurdle

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A bill that would boost telehealth services for chronic care treatment is headed to a Senate vote after breezing through a committee review this week. The Creating High-Quality Results and Outcomes Necessary to Improve Chronic...

Telehealth Partnerships Focus on Innovative ROI in Upstate NY

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For the two administrators responsible for guiding new telehealth projects to fruition across upstate New York, ROI doesn’t always mean reimbursement. Sometimes a new telemedicine program has to look beyond money for...

Mobile Health App for Bipolar Patients Wins RWJF Mood Challenge

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A mobile health app that can spot manic and depressive episodes by analyzing how someone uses a smartphone has won top honors in the Mood Challenge for ResearchKit. It’s one of a growing number of digital health and telehealth...

mHealth Messages Get High Grades in Medication Adherence Study

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A new study on mobile health and medication adherence has uncovered two interesting points: Patients don’t just forget to take their medications, and real-time mHealth “prodding” can help them to stay on their...

DoD Grant Eyes Mobile Health Devices as a Pain Management Tool

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In what could be a sign of bigger things to come for mHealth and pain management, the U.S. Military is investing in mobile health technology in a bid to help veterans avoid opioid addictions. The announcement this week that the Department...

Providers Visualize New mHealth, Telehealth Uses for the Video

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With so many mHealth and telehealth platforms focused on care delivery through video, healthcare providers are finding new ways to put that form factor to use. Much like the AT&T commercial in which Mark Wahlberg notes that...

HEART Act Targets Medicare Limits on Rural Telehealth, RPM

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A new bill making its way around Capitol Hill aims to improve access to telehealth services for people with heart disease and those in rural parts of the country. The Helping Expand Access to Rural Telehealth (HEART) Act, filed on May 3...

mHealth, Telehealth Providers Target Growing Senior Care Market

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Telehealth and mHealth providers are adopting new platforms to meet the needs of a growing senior population and position themselves for the lucrative remote patient monitoring market. With the Baby Boomer generation set to retire and...

New Telehealth Training Center Aims to be a National Resource

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According to healthcare providers attending last week’s American Telemedicine Conference in Orlando, one of the biggest challenges to launching a telehealth network is finding qualified staff. It’s a problem the National...

Harvard mHealth Partnership to Improve Medicaid Chronic Care

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A new mHealth partnership between Harvard Medical School and mPulse Mobile aims to study the effects of two-way text messaging on the self-care habits of Medicaid beneficiaries. Through two separate programs, researchers from the...

mHealth, Home Monitoring Boost Cystic Fibrosis Adherence

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Research published in Global Pediatric Health found that mHealth and remote monitoring tools can improve adherence to complex treatment regimens for forgetful adolescents with cystic fibrosis (CF).   Adolescents with the pulmonary...

ATA Survey: Parents Like Telehealth for Primary Care Needs

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Parents surveyed by a national pediatric health network say they know about telemedicine and are willing to use it to address primary care issues, but they’re hesitant to use it to manage chronic conditions. That divide separates...

Payers, Providers Seek Common Ground on New Telehealth Services

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Healthcare providers are finding that telehealth reimbursement goes well beyond finding the right CPT code. With each state and even the federal government offering different and sometimes conflicting definitions for telemedicine and...

mHealth Apps for Cancer Survivors Aren’t Meeting Their Needs

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Mobile health apps designed for cancer survivors aren’t as effective as they should be, according to the Cancer Prevention Institute of California. A 2016 analysis of dozens of mHealth apps by researchers from CPIC and Stanford...

Providers Like Virtual Care, But Sustainability Issues Linger

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Roughly three-quarters of healthcare providers in a new survey say they’ve launched a telemedicine platform or are beginning pilot projects, but less than half say they’ve reached sustainability. The survey of 147 health...

Medtronic-Garmin Deal Gives Wearables New mHealth Capabilities

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Medtronic has announced another integration with a popular consumer-facing fitness wearable, adding weight to efforts to combine remote patient monitoring with health and wellness. The Ireland-based medical technology giant last week...

Digital Health Champion Crowned in XPrize Tricorder Challenge

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A handheld mHealth device capable of conducting dozens of diagnostic tests has won the XPrize Tricorder Challenge. Final Frontier Medical Devices, a Philadelphia-based team led by emergency room doctor Basil Harris, MD, PhD, and his...

Amazon Alexa Challenge Envisions an mHealth Care Management Tool

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Amazon and Merck are joining forces in a challenge designed to turn Alexa into an mHealth care management tool for people with type 2 diabetes. The Alexa Diabetes Challenge offers a $125,000 prize to the mHealth innovator who can best...

83% of Healthcare Orgs to Invest in Telehealth, mHealth Tools

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Eighty-three percent of healthcare organizations responding to a American Telemedicine Association (ATA) poll said they are highly likely to invest in telehealth with operational efficiency and convenience in mind. Of the 171 healthcare...

Alaska Lawmakers Link Telehealth Growth to Better Broadband

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Alaska legislators are asking for federal help in expanding the state’s broadband network to support more telemedicine and telehealth services. House Joint Resolution 14, which passed by a 33-6 vote this week, calls on the Federal...

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