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October 6, 2017  2:24 PM

VA telehealth proposal would expand care access for veterans

Tayla Holman Tayla Holman Profile: Tayla Holman
telehealth, Veterans Affairs

The Department of Veterans Affairs is proposing a new rule that would standardize telehealth for veterans. The VA telehealth rule would increase the availability of general clinical care, mental health and specialty services for...

August 4, 2017  11:26 AM

President Trump and VA Secretary announce telehealth initiatives

Kristen Lee Kristen Lee Profile: Kristen Lee
telehealth, Veteran, Veterans Affairs

President Trump and Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary, David Shulkin, M.D., announced telehealth initiatives that will help give access to 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


March 23, 2017  2:56 PM

Demand for telehealth services causes price increase

Kristen Lee Kristen Lee Profile: Kristen Lee
telehealth, Telemedicine

The price of telehealth services may only continue to increase in the coming years as healthcare providers and businesses are using online consultations more and more. This has not only increased the demand...


March 8, 2016  3:20 PM

Hospitals ready for more connected health, according to HIMSS survey

Alex Delvecchio Alex Delvecchio Profile: Alex Delvecchio
Connected Health, HIMSS, mHealth, remote patient monitoring, telehealth

Nearly half of U.S. hospitals are considering expanding the collection of connected health technologies used in their facilities. That notion, and the concept that providers implement healthcare technology to extend patient care outside of their exam rooms, were two of the findings of the 2016...


August 19, 2015  11:48 AM

Survey: 57% of docs are open to patient consults via telehealth

Shaun Sutner Shaun Sutner Profile: Shaun Sutner
telehealth, Telemedicine

Doctors are getting hip to telehealth. Well, at least that’s what a recent survey by


April 21, 2015  4:04 PM

HIMSS mobile survey shows link between patient engagement and mobile tech

Alex Delvecchio Alex Delvecchio Profile: Alex Delvecchio
HIMSS, HIMSS 2015, mHealth, patient engagement, patient portals, telehealth

Last week was the most significant one of the year for the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society. In the midst of its health IT mega-conference, HIMSS 2015,...


February 17, 2015  2:02 PM

Patients want more options when scheduling medical appointments

Alex Delvecchio Alex Delvecchio Profile: Alex Delvecchio
EHR, mHealth, mHealth applications, mobile apps, telehealth

There is a distinct gap between how often patients in the United States are able to use digital technology to access their health information compared to how often they wish they could. If the next generation of patients gets its way, the difference between those two values will shrink...


January 27, 2015  1:29 PM

State Innovation Models Initiative to fund telehealth, EHRs

Alex Delvecchio Alex Delvecchio Profile: Alex Delvecchio
CMS, EHR, State Innovation Models Initiative, telehealth

A portion of an investment approaching $1 billion, made by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, will go toward stimulating the practice of telehealth and increasing patient access to EHRs. An Accenture report analyzes...


December 9, 2014  1:44 PM

Presidential panel aims connected health at cancer

Shaun Sutner Shaun Sutner Profile: Shaun Sutner
Connected Health, mHealth, telehealth

Connected health is one of the fastest-growing and most fascinating of all the health IT sub-categories, particularly because it has two meanings: it deals both with electronic, usually remote, links between providers and patients, and also with connections between providers. Connected health is...


July 30, 2014  12:48 PM

VNA CIO discourses on future of telehealth

Shaun Sutner Shaun Sutner Profile: Shaun Sutner
Data Analytics, homecare, smart beds, telehealth

Hugh Hale, CIO and senior vice president, information technology, of Visiting Nurse Service of New York, a veteran of three decades in the healthcare and tech businesses, says about the pace of technological advancement in telehealth and medical care today: "This...


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