Tag Archives: Telehealth

HHS awards $20 million to increase telehealth access

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, through the Health Resources and Services Administration, has awarded $ 20 million to increase telehealth access and infrastructure for providers and families to help prevent and respond to COVID-19. The funds will assist telehealth providers with cross-state licensure to improve access to healthcare during the pandemic. WHY… Read More »

COVID-19’s Consumer Health Care Behaviors: Telehealth, Trauma, and Trust, via PwC

In a matter of several weeks, people living in the U.S. have endured massive personal social, emotional, physical and fiscal disruption due to the COVID-19 pandemic. State mandates to shelter at home, the adoption of wearing face masks and covers in public, and re-making dining tables and dens into home-working spaces for kids in school… Read More »

A guide to telehealth vendors in the age of COVID-19

Telehealth always has been a key pillar of technology-enabled care delivery that helps hospitals, health systems and group practices deliver quality care at a distance – and often also gain efficiencies, improve patient and provider satisfaction and save costs. But as 2020 unfolds, with the COVID-19 pandemic severely testing health-system capacity, telehealth is stepping up. Virtual care and remote… Read More »

How should your organization assess telehealth ROI?

As more health systems avail themselves of the quality, cost and access benefits that come with telehealth, IT leaders naturally have big questions about how those major investments in technology infrastructure, reshaped clinical strategy and staffing changes should be paying off. A new study from Manatt Health Strategies offers perspective, drawn largely from two case… Read More »

AHA asks FCC to ease data requirements for telehealth pilot

While the Federal Communications Commission’s proposed $ 100 million telehealth pilot program is a critical step towards advancing connected care, the FCC must limit the data collection and reporting requirements on healthcare providers if the initiative is to succeed. That’s the contention of the American Hospital Association, which submitted written comments to the FCC on… Read More »