Telehealth adoption has soared during the coronavirus pandemic, and it will be part of the process once the crisis is over. Medical practices need to develop a strategy now that mixes in-person and virtual care
Truck drivers don’t typically have a healthy lifestyle. But a Texas company that’s using mHealth and telehealth to improve access to care and boost health outcomes could offer a model of care for the industry.
The Indiana health system has fine-tuned a remote patient monitoring program to treat specific chronic care patients and those with COVID-19, and is showing a significant decrease in hospitalizations and total costs of care.
A Cedars-Sinai study finds that patients – especially minorities and underserved populations – took advantage of telehealth to meet with their care providers for cardiovascular services during the pandemic.
The American Medical Association has sent a letter urging CMS to permanently extend Medicare coverage for audio-only telehealth services. Separately, CMS is being urged to include virtual care in the Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program.
Cardiologists at Stanford Children’s Health are using mHealth devices and telehealth platforms to monitor their young patients at home, rather than having the family travel several hours for an office visit.
Boston Medical Center has developed an mHealth app that gives healthcare providers access to resources used in providing medication-assisted treatment (MAT) therapy to patients dealing with substance abuse.
Researchers at the University of Cincinnati are developing a small drone, that, equipped with telehealth tools, can enter a house to facilitate virtual visits, drop off or pick up supplies, even survey living conditions.
The retail giant announced today that its telehealth platform, previously available only to employees and their families in Washington, would roll out nationwide this summer and be offered to other businesses.
Two bills headed to Gov. Ralph Northam’s desk will expand Medicaid coverage for remote patient monitoring programs and telehealth services for school students regardless of whether they’re in school or at home.