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March 12, 2013  12:01 PM

Advantages of telehealth less clear after long-term illness study

Alex Delvecchio Alex Delvecchio Profile: Alex Delvecchio
health care app, telehealth, telehealth services

Telehealth does not offer significantly different improvements in quality of life for patients with long-term conditions in comparison to those treated in a traditional care setting, according to a recent study by medical information researcher BMJ...

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May 8, 2012  9:26 AM

Patients, providers alike benefit from dermatology rural telemedicine

cbyertechtarget Profile: cbyertechtarget
home telehealth, rural health care, telehealth, telehealth services, telemedicine technology

With scores of health IT leaders leaving the ATA's annual meeting at the beginning of May, it is no surprise telemedicine news continues to make headlines -- in particular, to...


May 3, 2012  12:13 PM

UCLA researchers bring gaming, crowdsourcing to telemedicine platform

AnneSteciw Profile: AnneSteciw
Crowdsourcing, telehealth services, Telemedicine, telepathology

There are many different telemedicine platforms making their way into the U.S. health care system: Telestroke services, remote patient monitoring and the


May 2, 2012  10:40 AM

Alaska telehealth access to specialists beats Boston in-person

Don Fluckinger Profile: Don Fluckinger
american telemedicine association, telehealth, telehealth services, Telemedicine, telemedicine technology

SAN JOSE, CA – Incoming American Telemedicine Association president and CIO of the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium Stewart Ferguson is a health IT stalwart. Previously, he oversaw the Alaska Federal Health Care Access Network (AFHCAN), Alaska’s largest telehealth project, which comprises...


October 4, 2011  12:13 PM

Making the case for telehealth, care management; a one-two punch

cbyertechtarget Profile: cbyertechtarget
telehealth, telehealth services

Telehealth technology by itself is destined to expand, and with that comes the prospect of cutting health care costs -- especially for those who


July 19, 2011  11:40 AM

For nurses, the advent of ACOs a viable alternative to primary practices

cbyertechtarget Profile: cbyertechtarget
accountable care organization, telehealth, telehealth services

Accountable care organizations (ACOs) could be a worthy alternative for nurses seeking to take on more care management roles and have greater interaction with patients Working in a primary practice is different than a hospital setting. There is more opportunity to learn about the patient, make a...


April 29, 2011  10:27 AM

ATA: Continuing to limit telehealth services a barrier to ACO model

Beastwood Profile: Beastwood
accountable care organizations, ATA, telehealth services, Telemedicine

As researchers, physicians and vendors gear up for the American Telemedicine Association's ATA 2011International Meeting & Exposition, the organization is making it quite clear that, for accountable...


April 26, 2011  1:00 AM

Telehealth’s opportunity gap: Between interest and implementation

cbyertechtarget Profile: cbyertechtarget
remote patient monitoring, telehealth services

Expanding existing technology in the health IT sphere is a welcomed concept; adopting that expansion is a whole other ballgame. That is the case with telehealth as it faces...


January 27, 2011  4:09 PM

USDA grant money to support rural health, telemedicine services

AnneSteciw Profile: AnneSteciw
EHR incentive program, telehealth services, Telemedicine

States struggling to bring telemedicine services to their rural areas may soon have some financial help. This week the U.S. Department of Agriculture awarded more than $34.7 million


August 6, 2010  8:50 AM

New England home telehealth project receives $100,000 grant

AnneSteciw Profile: AnneSteciw
home telehealth, remote patient monitoring, telehealth services, Telemedicine

The New England Healthcare Institute (NEHI) received a $100,000 grant to fund a home telehealth demonstration project involving patients who have been hospitalized for congestive heart failure....


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