Vyne Medical Acquires Ahana Pediatrics and its Connected Care Solution

Healthcare IT Today

Connected care solution to be integrated into Vyne Medical’s Refyne platform Vyne Medical today announced the acquisition of Ahana Pediatrics, Inc., and its advanced connected care solution.

How Philips Has Pivoted In the COVID-19 Pandemic: Connected Care From Hospital to Home

Health Populi

I was scheduled to meet with Roy Jakobs, Chief Business Leader of Connected Care at Philips, at HIMSS in Orlando on 9th March 2020. It’s also an enormous stress test of the [health care] system. Another facet of telehealth is in helping to scale intensive care units (ICUs).

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Vyne Medical Acquires Ahana Health and its Connected Care Solution to Support Collaboration in Patient Care Planning and Delivery

Healthcare IT Today

Solution to be integrated into Vyne Medical’s Refyne platform Vyne Medical, a leading provider of health information exchange and electronic healthcare communication management solutions, today announced the acquisition of Ahana Health and its connected care technology.

Humana, Salesforce team on connected care platform

FierceHealthIT

Humana, Salesforce team on connected care platform. pminemyer. Tue, 09/01/2020 - 15:39

$100 Million FCC Connected Care Pilot Program Application Window Opens November 6th

Healthcare IT Today

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) today announced that the Connected Care Pilot Program application window will open on November 6 at 12:00 p.m.

Application period for FCC Connected Care Pilot Program now open

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The Connected Care Pilot Program, first formalized on March 31, 2020, is open to nonprofit and public eligible healthcare providers nationwide. The program will use Universal Service Fund cash over three years to help defray connected care costs for selected providers, good for for 85% of the cost of eligible services and network equipment, including: Patient broadband Internet access services. Provider broadband data connections.

Connecting Systems, Connecting Care: Improving Comms from Point of Injury to MTF

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Because of those factors, it has been incumbent on the military care providers to find workarounds in order preserve the health, safety, and longevity of each Soldier, Sailor, Marine, and Airman during the course of care. That can result in a lot of gaps in care.”

Penn Medicine creates Center for Connected Care to streamline telemedicine services

Mobi Health News

The University of Pennsylvania's Penn Medicine has been an active player in the telehealth game for sometime with multiple telehealth units, but last week it went a step further to announce that it will be centralizing its telemedicine activities into the Penn Medicine Center for Connected Care.

AMA's Michael Hodgkins on how to tackle the connected care problem

Mobi Health News

Solving the Disconnections in Connected Care

GlobalMed

But it doesn’t work with the system used by the patient’s primary care provider, even though the provider is in-network. Standardizing for Smarter Care. Virtual care is ideally about connecting not just patients to providers, but connecting specialists, pharmacists, therapists and other providers to each other so they can better track medical events, collaborate on treatment plans and address changes in patient needs.

Hyland Healthcare and HIMSS Media Publish 2020 Connected Care and the State of Interoperability in Healthcare Study Results

Electronic Health Reporter

Hyland Healthcare recently partnered with HIMSS Media to survey leaders from healthcare provider organizations on their current interoperability initiatives for its second annual Connected Care and the State of Interoperability study. The article Hyland Healthcare and HIMSS Media Publish 2020 Connected Care and the State of Interoperability in Healthcare Study Results appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

FCC approves $100M connected care pilot to benefit low income patients, veterans

FierceHealthIT

The Federal Communications Commission is moving forward with developing a three-year, $100 million connected care pilot program to support telehealth and remote patient monitoring services to improve healthcare access to underserved populations

Vyne Medical Acquires Ahana Health

Electronic Health Reporter

Vyne Medical, a leading provider of health information exchange and electronic healthcare communication management solutions, today announced the acquisition of Ahana Health and its connected care technology. Editorial Ahana Health Chelsea Bodnar Marcy Tatsch Refyne Audits Refyne Connected Care Vyne Medical Vyne RefyneThis article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited.

FCC moves forward with $100 million Connected Care proposal

Henry Kotula

The FCC voted to adopt a notice of proposed rulemaking for a program dubbed the Connected Care Pilot. “The future of healthcare is connected care, and this is the future that I want the FCC to support,” agency Chairman Ajit Pai said at an open meeting Wednesday. “The $100 million budget we propose for the Connected Care Pilot program is a smart investment for us and for the country.” [link].

FCC’s $550 Million Telehealth Program – Last Chance at $250 Million and How’s The Money Being Spent?

Healthcare IT Today

With last year’s $200M Telehealth Program and $100M Connected Care Pilot Program, this combined $550M investment is the government’s largest investment into connected health devices and services. The following is a guest article by Sid Kandan, CEO at Stel Life, Inc.

Connected Care is Better Care

Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health

Connected care” is gaining more momentum in the health care industry. Health care providers are adopting electronic health records with federal support and standard setting. Patients have more options for accessing care and information, and communicating with care teams. Dr. Pearl shared his optimism that health care is poised to be transformed by electronic technology in ways similar to the retail, travel, and finance sectors.

VA Connected Care Chief: Telehealth Is 'Going to Become Health Care'

care innovations

For advocates of remote patient monitoring , virtual visit technology , and other technology-based care methods, telehealth isn’t just a current trend to be navigated, but something much more integral and long-term, reflecting the very future of healthcare delivery in the United States. This is going to become health care,” says Dr. Neil Evans of telehealth. The establishment of 11 “tele-hubs” for mental health care and 9 for primary care throughout the United States.

FCC unanimously approves proposal for $100M Connected Care Pilot Program

FierceHealthIT

The FCC voted on Thursday to approve a Notice of Inquiry to establish a telehealth pilot program. FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr tells FierceHealthcare the $100 million program would focus on getting low-income patients additional funding to get telehealth "across the finish line

The Connected Health Initiative Applauds the FCC’s New "Connected Care Pilot Program"

ConnectedHealth

Today, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced plans to establish a “Connected Care Pilot Program” to support the use of telehealth solutions for low-income and rural Americans. ACT | The App Association's Connected Health Initiative (CHI) has long been a supporter of telehealth innovations and the benefits they bring to patients and caregivers throughout the continuum of care. To learn more about the FCC's Connected Care Pilot Program, please click here.

Connected Care Is Essential to Telemedicine’s Success

American Well

Reducing internal costs for patient care. I believe that is because historically, telemedicine has been focused exclusively on access to care. Improving care accessibility may fit nicely with an organization’s ideologica. We need to stop talking about “telemedicine” and “telehealth” as if they were ends in themselves, and begin talking about the broader opportunities of collaborative care that the technology brings.

Connected Care Is Essential to Telemedicine’s Success

American Well

Reducing internal costs for patient care. I believe that is because historically, telemedicine has been focused exclusively on access to care. Improving care accessibility may fit nicely with an organization’s ideologica. We need to stop talking about “telemedicine” and “telehealth” as if they were ends in themselves, and begin talking about the broader opportunities of collaborative care that the technology brings.

Philips to Acquire Capsule Technologies, Inc. for $635 Million

Healthcare IT Today

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$200 Million COVID-19 Telehealth Program from FCC as Part of CARES Act

Healthcare IT Today

This weekend we covered some of the billions of healthcare funding that was included in the CARES Act. One area of CARES Act funding we didn’t highlight for healthcare was $200 million in COVID-19 Telehealth funding that will be administered by the FCC.

South African health tech startup Udok raises €518k in seed round

Mobi Health News

The connected care platform aims to strengthen its patient centric approach and build on its delivery of online doctor's consultations

How the VA’s virtual care infrastructure enabled innovation during the pandemic

Mobi Health News

Christina Armstrong, a clinical psychologist at the VA’s Office of Connected Care, shares how other health systems can prepare for future crises with virtual care.

The VA and DoD's COVID-19 digital transformation

Mobi Health News

Christina Armstrong, a clinical psychologist at the VA’s Office of Connected Care, will be speaking at HIMSS21 about how the health system reacted to the pandemic.

Hospitals Shifting To More Strategic Uses Of Telehealth Technologies

Healthcare IT Today

Well before physicians were prepared to tackle the process, hospital leaders began to offer virtual care options, especially access to options like telestroke care which […]. Clinical Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System IT Telemedicine and Remote Monitoring Connect Care Pro Intermountain Healthcare LifeBridge Health Reach Health telehealth telemedicine Telestroke Virtual Hospital Virtual Urgent Care WellSpan Health

The Missing Piece in the Connected Health Puzzle

Health System CIO

Coding Columns Connected health Featured Telehealth Value-based Care Connected Health Joe Kvedar Joseph Kvedar Partners Connected Care Partners HealthcareReimbursement coding doesn’t quite have ‘buzzword’ status, but without it, adoption of remote monitoring will continue to lag, says Dr. Joseph Kvedar, who breaks down the latest developments.

Connected care: How hospitals and other healthcare organizations are steering investments

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Although healthcare organizations are embracing digital transformation initiatives, clinical and business leaders have different ideas about the importance and effectiveness of a single view of patient care. This infographic illustrates that with statistics that include how those stakeholders are planning to invest in connected care and telehealth relative to overall technology spending this coming year.

Digital Transformation: Reordering the Healthcare Landscape

New Age Healthcare

Philips Digital Healthcare Conclave 2017 on July 28 th in Bengaluru, India, is one such platform that will bring together healthcare leaders, government dignitaries, industry stalwarts, digital influencers, healthcare innovators, infrastructure operators, ambitious startups and media correspondents to have an insightful discussion around the scope, challenges and trends for connected care and digital transformation in Indian healthcare industry.

South African health tech startup Udok raises R10M in seed round

Mobi Health News

The connected care platform aims to strengthen its patient centric approach and build on its delivery of online doctor's consultations

Two Feet, Two Canoes: Why Connected Health Reimbursement Is Still Off Balance

Health System CIO

Unless providers are reimbursed based on outcomes and quality – and not on services rendered, as is often the case – they’re not going to embrace connected health as a strategy, says Dr. Joe Kvedar. Columns Connected health Featured Telemedicine Value-based Care Joe Kvedar Joseph Kvedar Partners Connected Care Partners Healthcare

Digital Transformation: Reordering the Healthcare Landscape

New Age Healthcare

Philips Digital Healthcare Conclave 2017 on July 28 th in Bengaluru, India, is one such platform that will bring together healthcare leaders, government dignitaries, industry stalwarts, digital influencers, healthcare innovators, infrastructure operators, ambitious startups and media correspondents to have an insightful discussion around the scope, challenges and trends for connected care and digital transformation in Indian healthcare industry.

Q&A: Commissioner Brendan Carr on FCC's telehealth programs for COVID-19, underserved patients

Mobi Health News

The COVID-19 Telehealth Program and the Connected Care Pilot Program together are set to invest $300 million so that healthcare providers can reach the patients in greatest need of virtual-care services.

Connect America Acquires Leading Remote Patient Monitoring Provider 100Plus

Healthcare IT Today

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Penn Medicine Opens Up Telehealth Hub

Healthcare Informatics

Philadelphia-based Penn Medicine has opened its Center for Connected Care to centralize the health system’s telemedicine activities

Weekender 1/17/20

HIStalk Weekender

Weekly News Recap Masimo buys NantHealth’s Connected Care business for. Weekender

Baxter to Acquire Hillrom

Healthcare IT Today

Transaction valued at $156.00 per Hillrom Share for an All-Cash Purchase Price of $10.5

COVID-19 Telehealth Program: Application Updates

Health Recovery Solutions

The COVID-19 Telehealth Program was created in 2020 to support healthcare providers responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, funding telecommunication and other connected care services.

Podcast: Telehealth for Parkinson’s care

Meaningful HIT News

He had a lot of interesting things to say and, unlike so many other physicians, was aware of multiple system atrophy, the disease that killed my dad in 2012, so I decided to have him on for a podcast to describe how he is using off-the-shelf telehealth technology to expand access to care, improve patient satisfaction and reduce costs. We, of course, discussed cross-state licensure holding back wider use of remote care, a subject that is very much in the news right now.