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.

Humana, Salesforce team on connected care platform

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$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.

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

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.” “You want these different systems to talk to one another, to effortlessly share the information that is most essential to 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.

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

Mobi Health News

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.

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

$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 […].

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.

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

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

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.

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

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HIStalk Weekender

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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'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

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. The next step for the pilot, which is estimated to cost $100 million, is a comment period.

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

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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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. Senator Roger Wicker (R-MS) and FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr have teamed up to propose a new telemedicine initiative that aims to support people at home and prevent hospital readmission, specifically among low-income individuals.

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. Evans, chief officer in the VA's Office Of Connected Care, will speak about some lessons learned as the department, a longtime health IT leader, works to make more progress with its connected care initiatives. What has VA’s recent prioritization of telehealth enabled for the care veterans can receive?

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.