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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. HIMSS cancelled the conference just days before it was to commence… due to the great disruption of COVID-19. There’s a lot to take care of.”.

$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.

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Hospitals Shifting To More Strategic Uses Of Telehealth Technologies

Healthcare IT Today

For quite some time, hospitals have been adding to their portfolio of telehealth services, in part as a way to keep their brand top-of-mind with consumers in their service area.

2019: Healthcare IT gains new ground

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

2019: Year in Review It's been an eventful year for health IT. Of course, that's been the case every year over the past decade since the first meaningful use checks were mailed out, kickstarting the digital healthcare age as we know it.

Rush, Ochsner Health System partner on telemedicine, Epic EHR

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Rush Health Systems and Ochsner Health System are partnering to bring innovations in telemedicine to patients. WHY IT MATTERS. Power indicated access to telehealth services still is low, with many questioning its value. Healthcare IT News is a publication of HIMSS Media

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VA seeing substantial growth in telehealth, key patient engagement tools

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Department of veterans affairs has been making major investments in innovating its technology and infrastructure in recent years. Indeed, telehealth continues to be a major priority for the VA. Finally, a veteran’s geographic location should not limit their access to quality care.

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

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

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.

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. WHY IT MATTERS. Moreover, it would enable better health outcomes.

VA efforts to bring tablet-based telehealth to vets see positive results

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Department of Veterans Affairs to use distributed tablet devices to provide telehealth benefits to patients is working. WHY IT MATTERS. Overall, telehealth is set for a major expansion in the U.S. Nathan Eddy is a healthcare and technology freelancer based in Berlin.

Telehealth helps Mayo Clinic neonatologists better treat newborns in emergencies

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Prior to that, Mayo Clinic neonatologists were assisting community hospital care teams via telephone when a newborn required advanced resuscitation or critical care. "Local providers found the wired telemedicine cart to be bulky and less maneuverable."

A guide to connected health device and remote patient monitoring vendors

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

It is being updated regularly with more vendors. Connected health devices run the gamut from wearable heart monitors, to Bluetooth-enabled scales, to Fitbits. Hospitals across the nation are using connected health and RPM to great effect during the pandemic.