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

The Digital Transformation of Home for Health – Brainstorming with Karsten Russell-Wood of Philips

Health Populi

At the start of CES 2021, I had the opportunity to catch up with Karsten Russell-Wood, Portfolio Marketing Leader, Post Acute & Home, Connected Care at Philips. She is George’s caregiver, and also has to care for her own challenging respiratory condition.


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Our Homes Are Health Delivery Platforms – The New Home Health/Care at CES 2021

Health Populi

But for those of us working with and innovating solutions for health and health care, #CES2021 was baked with health goodness , in and beyond “digital health” categories. Heart health at home. The increasingly smart bathroom for health.

Health IoT creates huge opportunities for public health and software companies

The Healthcare Guys

It was evident from this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) earlier this month that there’s a great deal of interest in the Internet of Things (IoT) in general and for Health IoT in particular. Here’s what they think, in their own words: Connecting smart biological sensors to the internet is not a new idea. We believe that these are tremendous opportunities for public health and software companies like ours.

FCC awards Massachusetts FQHC Telehealth Consortium $3.1M

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The Massachusetts FQHC Telehealth Consortium has been awarded a grant from the Federal Communications Commission to increase telemedicine capacity in community health centers statewide. The consortium is made up of 35 federally qualified health centers. Focus on Health Equity.

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.

Bipartisan House bill would enshrine telehealth rule changes, enable wider use

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

House of Representatives on Thursday aims to ensure telehealth is able to continue to build on its potential in the years ahead, by making permanent some policies enacted during the pandemic and protecting Medicare beneficiaries' ability to engage in virtual care.

The Connected Health Initiative Applauds FCC Proposed Order to Provide More Telehealth Resources During COVID-19 Crisis


(WASHINGTON, DC) April 3, 2020 - Today, the Connected Health Initiative released a statement from executive director Morgan Reed regarding the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Report and Order on the COVID-19 Telehealth Program and Connected Care Pilot: “We strongly support the FCC’s goals of enacting telehealth programs and pilots that provide care to Americans in need during and after the COVID-19 public health emergency.

Healthcare and Life Sciences Digital Trends for 2021


Organizations put most “nice to have” projects on hold in order to prioritize delivering immediate triage care, slowing the spread of COVID-19, and accelerating the research and development of a vaccine. . Logistics, Supply Chain, and Connected Data for COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution.

Mayo Clinic uses $1M in FCC funds for connected devices to expand telehealth

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Today, more than one million people from all 50 states and 140 countries come to Mayo Clinic to receive care at sites in Minnesota, Arizona, Florida, Iowa and Wisconsin. Alternatively, direct-to-patient video telemedicine is used to offer follow-up care at a distance.

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.


COVID-19 and Telehealth Regulations in the States

American Well

Mirroring the federal response, all 50 states and the District of Columbia have declared state or public health emergencies , and more than 30 have broadened access to telehealth in order to mobilize more physicians and create new pathways to care for people under quarantine.

NYC elder care provider using FCC funds for telehealth, protecting seniors from COVID-19

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Social distancing is a key factor in reducing the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, and tele-visits can be a safe and secure means for providers to deliver certain types of care for their patients. " Lorraine Breuer, Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care and Rehabilitation.

Temple uses $1M of FCC telehealth funding for virtual care platform, tablets and more

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

More than 40% of total inpatient cases include a behavioral health diagnosis. Temple also is a critical access point for vital public health services. There are many vendors of telemedicine technology and services on the health IT market today.

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.

Latin America’s Virtual Care Revolution


Global access to care: that’s our mission and you can see it right there in our name. GlobalMed and Meditar have partnered to change that by expanding Meditar’s medical expertise throughout the country using virtual health technologies. It was attended by the Ministry of Health, healthcare CEOs, physicians, and academic and religious leaders – demonstrating how passionate Argentine leaders are about telemedicine’s potential to transform healthcare for their citizens.

How Virtual Care Is Solving Chronic Disease Challenges


To provide care safely, forward-thinking providers are using telemedicine to treat them remotely whenever possible and keep them out of hospitals and emergency departments. But virtual care offers non-pandemic benefits, too. Changing Lives with Connected Care.

2020 Roadmap: Overcoming Telemedicine Barriers


If you’re active in the telemedicine world (or just paying attention to it), then you know that virtual care’s benefits aren’t always matched by its adoption rates. It also examines the lack of digital readiness in hospitals, research facilities, public health agencies and payers.

FAQ: Telehealth Policy During COVID-19

American Well

Policymakers and public officials have moved quickly to broaden telehealth access in order to meet the sudden demand for both COVID-19-related care and the routine medical care that must now happen remotely. During the public health emergency, yes.

A guide to connected health device and remote patient monitoring vendors

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

In an age when nearly everyone is digitally connected in some way – even many senior citizens, who are often characterized as technophobic – it only makes sense that the healthcare industry is seeing a lot of connected health devices and remote patient monitoring (RPM) technologies.