Telehealth

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

2019-05-22T22:31:55-04:00

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, Standards2019-05-22T22:31:55-04:00

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

Half of Clinics Offer Telehealth to Expand Patient Care Access

2019-04-22T03:22:37-04:00

By Sara Heath, Patient Engagement HIT | April 18, 2019 Nearly half of internists have telehealth technology available to them, although not all of them actually use it to expand patient access to care, according to new survey data from the American College of Physicians. Survey responses from 233 ACP [...]

Half of Clinics Offer Telehealth to Expand Patient Care Access2019-04-22T03:22:37-04:00

Best Buy Expands Reach into Digital Health Space with Tyto Care Partnership

2019-05-06T08:57:57-04:00

By Heather Landi, Fierce Healthcare | April 17, 2019 Consumer electronics giant Best Buy is reiterating its interest in the healthcare space with a new retail partnership with Tyto Care, the maker of an at-home medical exam and telehealth device kit. Best Buy plans to sell the company’s Tyto Home product on its [...]

Best Buy Expands Reach into Digital Health Space with Tyto Care Partnership2019-05-06T08:57:57-04:00

VA Secretary Seeks $1 Billion for Veteran Telehealth Services

2019-03-31T01:13:44-04:00

By Eric Wicklund, mHealth Intelligence | March 29, 2019 The Department of Veterans Affairs is seeking more than $1 billion in federal funding to expand its telehealth network for veterans. In testimony on Capitol Hill this week, VA Secretary Robert Wilkie noted the agency topped 1 million virtual visits in [...]

VA Secretary Seeks $1 Billion for Veteran Telehealth Services2019-03-31T01:13:44-04:00

The Congressional Telehealth Caucus Plans its Connected Health Strategy

2019-03-24T11:09:23-04:00

By Eric Wicklund, mHealth Intelligence | March 21, 2019 With telehealth and telemedicine bills scattered across Capitol Hill like cherry blossoms in the springtime sun, a group of lawmakers from both sides of the aisle is looking to help Congress develop a cohesive connected health strategy. The Congressional Telehealth Caucus [...]

The Congressional Telehealth Caucus Plans its Connected Health Strategy2019-03-24T11:09:23-04:00