Telehealth is the use of electronic information and telecommunications technologies to support and promote long-distance clinical health care, patient and professional health-related education, public health and health administration. This week’s Friday at Five recaps our month long concentration on telehealth.Read More
Digital Health & Telemedicine
As Americans have benefited from tele-health and other innovations thanks to COVID-19 regulatory relief, future medical advances will be stymied unless policymakers remove road blocks that make it difficult for entrepreneurs to develop new technology and for patients to access it…
We are seeking out the latest developments around Telemedcine. How is telemedicine used to benefit patients and care givers? News from American Telemedicine Association, Kyruus, LexisNexis Risk Solutions, MediVisum, Rhinogram, SPH Analytics, Kareo and more.
The Federal Communications Commission’s Wireline Competition Bureau approved an additional 77 funding applications for the COVID-19 Telehealth Program. Health care providers in both urban and rural areas of the country will use this $29.41 million in funding to provide telehealth services during the coronavirus pandemic.
By Luke Smith – Our world is changing more quickly than many older generations ever imagined. This is especially true in the healthcare industry where new technologies and healthcare revolutions seem just around the corner every single day.
By G. Cameron Deemer – As COVID-19 spread across the nation, the healthcare industry quickly turned to technology to address pressing challenges, from how to make care accessible to caring for critically ill patients, all while protecting frontline workers from exposure to the virus.
American Telemedicine Association President, Joseph C. Kvedar, MD, testified before the full Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions on telehealth, urging policymakers to “take specific actions before the end of the public health emergency to make access to telehealth services permanent.”
By Joel Barthelemy – While many of us are accustomed to having readily available access to healthcare, that isn’t the reality for many in remote locations. At GlobalMed we know telemedicine can bring care to remote areas, but even with advancements in technology…
Check out HealthcareNOW Radio’s telehealth infographic. It highlights the top benefits, types of services, mechanisms for delivery, how payment works, and how COVID-19 has increased the demand for telehealth.