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

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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. At that point, the company left behind other businesses not core to health.

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

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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.

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FCC boosts rural healthcare funding by $198M, with eye toward telehealth expansion

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The Federal Communications Commission announced this week that it would be allocating more money to be disbursed to rural providers and help them establish the broadband connectivity necessary to implement telehealth and virtual care during the coronavirus crisis.

VA seeing substantial growth in telehealth, key patient engagement tools

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There's the massive electronic health record modernization , of course, but also everything from a new National Artificial Intelligence Institute to an Apple Health Records rollout to a project focused on tablet-based telehealth. Evans, VA Office Of Connected Care.

Telehealth In 2030 – Notes From the Future At #ATA19 with Safavi, Holt, Bathina and Swafford

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imagined Kaveh Safavi, Accenture’s Senior Managing Director and Health of Global Healthcare Practice. Telemedicine used to be about solving access to no care,” Kaveh introduced the conversation. Now, it’s about serving people who already have care through different mechanisms.”.

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

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A JAMIA Open study published in August concluded the initiative successfully reached veterans in rural areas and patients with mental health conditions, while a separate study published by Psychiatric Services found the VA’s efforts also led to improved clinical efficiency.

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.

Health SXSW 2018 | The 33 charts Super Guide

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I’ve done the heavy lifting by curating a super list of the best health care talks and events at SXSW interactive. Think of it as the ultimate guide for the health care power user. If you’ve not done Health SXSW you’re in for a treat. Browse the health track.

5 Challenges and Solutions for Improving Telehealth Adoption Rates

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Health systems that use telehealth can take on more new patients, improve patient outcomes, and reduce the overall cost of care by reducing hospital readmission rates and the average patient length of stay. Facilities and health networks may be hesitant to launch a telehealth program if many of their patients lack access to the internet. However, many facilities and health systems lack access to this technology. Helping Communities in Need Access Telehealth Services.

Policymakers: Broadband Funding Key to Bringing Telehealth Access to Rural Areas

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Since taking office, policymakers within the Trump administration have championed the expansion of telehealth access as a means to cut costs and extend care into the nation’s most rural and remote areas. broadband connectivity by 2022 — is offering that assistance.

New Illinois Law Highlights Efforts to Expand Rural Telehealth Access

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To this end, the FCC recently announced its Connected Care Initiative, which seeks to develop broadband access throughout these remote areas to better connect residents to primary and specialty care.