Telehealth

New AMA Policy Supports Project ECHO, CPAP Telemedicine Programs

2019-06-16T09:49:17-04:00

By Eric Wicklund, mHealth Intelligence | June 12, 2019 The American Medical Association is throwing its support behind two telemedicine models that aim to improve provider education and patient access to care in rural and underserved parts of the country. During its Annual Meeting this week, the AMA adopted a [...]

New AMA Policy Supports Project ECHO, CPAP Telemedicine Programs2019-06-16T09:49:17-04:00

Ochsner’s Telehealth Chief Discusses The Power of Patient Activation

2019-06-16T11:01:43-04:00

By Eric Wicklund, mHealth Intelligence | June 7, 2019 Today’s health system isn’t built to treat patients with chronic diseases, yet 86 percent of our healthcare expenses go toward chronic care management. Telehealth can change that, and can better prepare providers to deal with what has become an epidemic. To [...]

Ochsner’s Telehealth Chief Discusses The Power of Patient Activation2019-06-16T11:01:43-04:00

Telemedicine Helps Hospitals Gain Infectious Disease Expertise

2019-05-30T11:19:29-04:00

By Eric Wicklund, mHealth Intelligence | May 29, 2019 With virus outbreaks showing up more often in the daily newsfeed and antibiotic stewardship a growing concern, healthcare providers are turning to telehealth to make sure they have on-demand access to infectious disease specialists. “Disease care today is much more complicated [...]

Telemedicine Helps Hospitals Gain Infectious Disease Expertise2019-05-30T11:19:29-04:00

The Future of Psychiatry: Telehealth, Chatbots, and Artificial Intelligence

2019-05-26T17:53:38-04:00

The Medical Futurist | May 23, 2019 Could a chatbot, an online community, or a telepsychiatry solution offer meaningful help for people who are fighting mental health issues? Could virtual reality, artificial intelligence, or genetics appear as elements of assistance in the toolkit of medical professionals in the fields dealing [...]

The Future of Psychiatry: Telehealth, Chatbots, and Artificial Intelligence2019-05-26T17:53:38-04:00

New Non-Profit Aims to Develop Digital Medicine Research, Standards

2019-05-23T10:27:53-04:00

By Eric Wicklund, mHealth Intelligence | May 22, 2019 The Boston-based Digital Medicine Society (DiMe) has attracted a strong array of telehealth and mHealth executives as it moves to define digital medicine and create evidence-based standards. A newly formed non-profit in the mHealth and telehealth ecosystem aims to support “the [...]

New Non-Profit Aims to Develop Digital Medicine Research, Standards2019-05-23T10:27:53-04:00

AI Group Sees Technology’s Potential in Telehealth, mHealth Programs

2019-05-20T03:03:54-04:00

By Eric Wicklund, mHealth Intelligence | May 17, 2019 A new group focused on the integration of AI in healthcare is taking a hard look at how the technology crosses paths with telehealth and telemedicine. The Partnership for Artificial Intelligence, Automation and Robotics in Healthcare(PATH), launched earlier this year by [...]

AI Group Sees Technology’s Potential in Telehealth, mHealth Programs2019-05-20T03:03:54-04:00

Telehealth Is Improving Health Care in Rural Areas

2019-05-20T02:53:25-04:00

By Marc Harrison, Harvard Business Review | May 15, 2019 Rural communities, often amid stunning and isolated landscapes, are a defining feature of much of the United States. But those same landscapes can make it difficult for people to access health care. Intermountain Healthcare is addressing the pressing needs of [...]

Telehealth Is Improving Health Care in Rural Areas2019-05-20T02:53:25-04:00

Telemental Health Study Finds Value in a Hybrid Telehealth Platform

2019-05-13T23:05:56-04:00

By Eric Wicklund, mHealth Intelligence | May 13, 2019 While many studies look to compare virtual visits against in-person care, a new report suggests a combination of telehealth and office visits may be best in helping rural Americans access mental health services. A study conducted by Relias and Genoa Healthcare, [...]

Telemental Health Study Finds Value in a Hybrid Telehealth Platform2019-05-13T23:05:56-04:00

With Telehealth Still Evolving as a Care Delivery Model, Text-based Care May Offer the Best Quality for Some Patients

2019-05-12T18:11:07-04:00

By Jeff Bagasse, Healthcare Finance | May 9, 2019 Tapping into asynchronous, text-based communication could let providers cast a wider net and improve care quality. Telehealth is still the Wild West in a lot of ways. While the delivery model has the potential to extend provider outreach into remote communities [...]

With Telehealth Still Evolving as a Care Delivery Model, Text-based Care May Offer the Best Quality for Some Patients2019-05-12T18:11:07-04:00

Hawaii Adds Telehealth Advisory Board, Coordinator to Spur Adoption

2019-05-06T08:21:29-04:00

By Eric Wicklund, mHealth Intelligence | May 3, 2019 A bill passed by lawmakers and headed to the governor's desk would create a telehealth advisory council, state coordinator and telehealth administration simplification working group to push connected health adoption in Hawaii. Add Hawaii to the growing list of states looking [...]

Hawaii Adds Telehealth Advisory Board, Coordinator to Spur Adoption2019-05-06T08:21:29-04:00