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Telemedicine Helps Patients and Providers in Texas College Program

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Universities and academic medical centers are using telemedicine not only to improve patient access to care, but to train the next wave of healthcare providers to work in underserved parts of the country. Midwestern State...

CCHP Report Shows States Are Still Looking For Value in Telehealth

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Anyone looking for that fabled tipping point in telehealth reimbursement and adoption will have to wait a bit longer. The latest edition of the Center for Connected Health Policy’s State Telehealth Laws and Reimbursement Policies...

Telehealth Providers Get Creative to Attract Virtual Care Traffic

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One direct-to-consumer telehealth provider is using a new tactic to build business ahead of the busy cold and flu season. Doctor On Demand has launched a partnership with Walmart and consumer health company RB to offer a voucher for a...

Pennsylvania Legislature Fails to Pass Telehealth Parity Bill

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Pennsylvania lawmakers have balked on proposed legislation to establish payment parity for telehealth, following strong lobbying from the payer industry. Senate Bill 780, introduced earlier this year by State Sen. Elder Vogel, would have...

FCC Chief Touts mHealth Advances During Connected Health Keynote

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Federal officials reaffirmed the government’s interest in expanding broadband connectivity and bringing telehealth tools to bear on the opioid abuse epidemic during this week’s Connected Health Conference in Boston. Federal...

Will Healthcare Providers See Value in Telehealth Accreditation?

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Hospitals and health systems will adopt telehealth if the technology enables them to improve care outcomes, reduce waste and improve provider workflows. But do they feel that accreditation is part of the path to success? With a vast...

Partners HealthCare Launches Connected Health Center of Excellence

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Partners HealthCare is launching a new resource center aimed at integrating mHealth and telehealth into patient-centered healthcare. The Boston-based health system unveiled the Partners HealthCare Pivot Labs during the opening day of its...

Kaiser Permanente Sees Good Results With Video-Based Telehealth

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One of the nation’s largest health systems is seeing success with video-based telehealth, though only a small fraction of their patients are using the virtual care platform. Researchers at California-based Kaiser Permanente analyzed...

Telehealth Platforms Move From Connected Care to Connected Health

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The value of a connected care platform lies in connecting everyone to that platform. In telehealth and telemedicine programs, this means adopting an enterprise-wide strategy. As healthcare providers and executives converge on Boston this...

Duke Affirms Cost Savings from Physical Therapy Via Telehealth

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Healthcare providers saved almost $2,750 per patient by using telehealth instead of in-person treatment for post-discharge physical therapy after knee replacement surgery, according to researchers at Duke University. The long-awaited...

US Military Tests an mHealth Wearable for Remote, Battlefield Care

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A U.S. Navy base in Virginia will soon be testing an mHealth wearable designed to link remote healthcare providers in disaster zones or battlefields with more experienced specialists. Developed by researchers at Purdue University, the...

Avera Adding 24/7 Telemental Health to eCARE Telemedicine Platform

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Avera Health is using a grant of almost $8 million to expand its telehealth platform to support a 24-hour telemental health service. Announced on World Mental Health Day, the Sioux Falls, S.D.-based health system is getting $7.8 million...

mHealth Finds the Right Note For Music in Digital Therapeutics Programs

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Healthcare providers may soon be singing the praises of music as another tool in the mHealth arsenal. In much the same way that a jogger sets a pace to his or her favorite playlist, finishing a run with the theme from Rocky, healthcare...

SIMPRO Project to Use mHealth to Monitor Cancer Patients At Home

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Six health systems are launching a program to collect patient-reported data through an mHealth platform to help healthcare providers improve care management and coordination for people undergoing cancer treatment. Coordinated by the...

mHealth Gives Providers Quick Access to Decision Support Resources

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Healthcare providers who access clinical decision support through mHealth platforms are finding a world of information at their fingertips – and they could be saving lives. That’s the takeaway from researchers at the Scripps...

mHealth Devices Are Changing Chronic Care Management Standards

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New research suggests that mHealth is changing the way physicians treat patients with chronic conditions – an outcome that may merit an adjustment in how healthcare providers measure standards of care. Researchers from the...

Telemedicine Network Helps Virginia Hospitals Coordinate Care

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A new telemedicine platform is giving northern Virginia’s Culpeper Medical Center the opportunity to triage patients with cardiac or vascular issues before sending them, if necessary, on to the experts at UVA Medical...

Congress Mulls Expanding Telehealth to Help Veterans With PTSD

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Congress is taking aim at veteran healthcare with a proposal to expand access to telehealth and telemedicine for those dealing with mental health issues like PTSD. The Enhancing Veterans Experience with Telehealth Services (eVETS) Act,...

HRSA Challenge Eyes Telehealth, RPM Programs for Maternal Care

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A new federally funded challenge aims to identify telehealth and mHealth platforms that can help prenatal care providers remotely monitor pregnant women. Launched by the US Health and Resources Administration’s (HRSA) Maternal and...

Congress Takes Aim at Opioid Crisis With Telehealth Expansion

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Telehealth and Telemedicine programs that assist healthcare providers in treating people with substance abuse issues will be getting a significant upgrade, thanks to a massive bill passed by Congress and headed to President Donald...

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