Humana, Salesforce team on connected care platform

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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. I’d interviewed Roy at CES 2020 in Las Vegas in January to catch up on consumer health developments, and the March meeting was going to cover Philips’ innovations on the hospital and acute care side of the business, as well as to learn more about Roy’s new role as head of Connected Care.

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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.”

FCC's Ajit Pai talks proposed $100M connected care pilot, rural telehealth funding, opioid epidemic initiatives

Mobi Health News

Addressing the Connected Health Conference in Boston, the chairman described many ways the agency is working to improve access to connected 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.

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

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.

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].

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.

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.

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

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.

The Missing Piece in the Connected Health Puzzle

Health System CIO

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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. Here are the most relevant details from the announcement: About the COVID-19 […].

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

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.

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.

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.

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HIStalk Weekender

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

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

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.

FCC approves telemedicine pilot for veterans, low-income, rural Americans

Mobi Health News

Veterans as well as rural and low-income Americans may have more access to telemedicine in the future after the FCC unanimously voted to approve a proposal establishing a “Connected Care Pilot Program” on Aug.

FCC's Carr: $100M health pilot to benefit low-income patients, veterans

FierceHealthIT

The FCC will vote at a July 10 meeting on a $100 million Connected Care pilot program to develop new telehealth and virtual care programs for underserved populations, including rural residents and veterans

Industry Voices—During natural disasters, HIEs on the front lines of addressing fragmentation in healthcare

FierceHealthIT

These disasters highlight the role health information exchanges must play in connected care Natural disasters like the fires in California shine a spotlight on the importance and value of being able to access patient records in real time.

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Philips to launch new version of HealthSuite with AI and analytics at HIMSS18

Mobi Health News

At HIMSS18, Philips plans to announce several new additions to its line of connected care products. A new management system called FocusPoint will help give hospitals more visibility into the performance of their patient monitoring technology. Philips also plans to introduce the next generation of its HealthSuite collection of digital health tools, which will include analytics and artificial intelligence

Senator and FCC commissioner propose telehealth pilot

Mobi Health News

The pair are seeking $100 million for the new initiative, called the “Connected Care Pilot Program.” The program is designed to help people who are low-income, veterans, or living in rural areas get telemedicine care.

VA working with Apple to broaden telehealth access for veterans

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The program connects qualifying veterans with iPads, helping 50,000 of them more easily take part in telehealth services and access other VA virtual healthcare services. "I've been able to receive VA care when and where I need it most. The U.S.

VA seeing substantial growth in telehealth, key patient engagement tools

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The sprawling provider network continues to seek new ways to deliver better care to its members where they live, in their communities and their homes. What has VA’s recent prioritization of telehealth enabled for the care veterans can receive? Evans, VA Office Of Connected Care.

Telehealth set for big boost with $100M in new funding from FCC

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr has announced the agency will vote to advance a $100 million Connected Care Pilot Program, enabling telehealth expansion for low-income Americans nationwide. Speaking in rural Laurel Fork, Virginia, Carr announced that the new funding is meant to increase access to care to patients and veterans in remote areas such as Appalachia.

FCC's Carr previews $100M pilot program to support telemedicine

FierceHealthIT

WASHINGTON—Commissioner Brendan Carr joined a group of telehealth stakeholders Tuesday to discuss more details about the FCC's $100 million connected care pilot program. Although the program is still in the early days of development, Carr did reveal some details about where that money will go

What happens when the slow-to-change US Healthcare system embraces the Internet of Things? A potential $30 Billion industry is born

Lloyd Price

Goldman Sachs Research's David Roman, senior US Medical Technology equity research analyst, explains where we may see connected care take hold and how it could improve efficiency and outcomes. What happens when the slow-to-change US healthcare system embraces the Internet of Things?

Taskforce on Telehealth Policy releases final report on safeguarding virtual care

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The task force, which was convened by the National Committee for Quality Assurance, the Alliance for Connected Care and the American Telemedicine Association, represented a broad spectrum of stakeholders who spent the summer building consensus around the challenges and opportunities for virtual care.

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Intermountain Healthcare: Optimizing the Patient Experience Through Telehealth Interoperability

American Well

Intermountain Healthcare, a not-for-profit integrated health system headquartered in Utah, has built a robust virtual health program that includes Connect Care , its direct-to-consumer telehealth service and Connect Care Pro , its acute care program.

Intermountain Healthcare: Optimizing the Provider Experience Through Telehealth Interoperability

American Well

Part two features Tim Lovell, Director of Operations for Intermountain Connect Care, and Bryan Wang, Connect Care Product Manager, as they talk about Intermountain’s EMR integrations. Did you launch Connect Care with any type of electronic medical record (EMR) integration in place? Tim Lovell: We launched Connect Care in 2016 without any type of integration.

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Overview of the COVID-19 Telehealth Program

Health Law Blog | Telehealth

As part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (“CARES”) Act, Congress appropriated $200 million in funding for the COVID-19 Telehealth Program (the “Program”). The Program, administered through the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”), is designed to help health care providers deliver connected care services to patients at their homes or mobile locations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. By Cory Talbot.