Health Happens at Home: Lessons from the Parks Connected Health Summit

Health Populi

Home is where the health is, we know in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. To be sure, many of us who have been preaching that our ZIP codes are more impactful to our health than our genetic codes have known the evidence backing the social and behavioral determinants of health for a long time.

Evolution of Stel Life’s Connected Health Hub

Healthcare IT Today

I always love watching the evolution of connected health. In the early days, many of the wearable devices weren’t connected to much of anything. Now, connecting those devices to the cloud is key and essential to all of the remote patient monitoring companies out there.


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Making connected health a reality

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The next investment priorities for telehealth, RPM and connected health

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

When it comes to the COVID-19 pandemic and health IT, if there's just one thing that everyone can agree on, it's that telehealth has gone mainstream. Welcome to the third installment in Healthcare IT News ' latest feature series, "Health IT Investment: The Next Five Years."

5 Critical Challenges Facing Pharmaceutical Supply Chains

In this article, produced in partnership with Connected Health Pulse, we explore five critical challenges in pharmaceutical supply chains caused by a lack of visibility.

Amazon Connect Health Check


The Amazon Connect Health Check can help with identifying subpar caller experience, pointing out contact center management inefficiencies, and recognizing gaps in Amazon Connect and AWS best practices. What exactly is a Health Check?

HIMSS publishes its first-ever report on Connected Health maturity in APAC

Mobi Health News

159 e-health professionals from the APAC region were surveyed on where their organisations stand when it comes to Connected Health technologies.

8 signs the connected health device market is booming


8 signs the connected health device market is booming. hlandi. Thu, 07/15/2021 - 16:39

SeamlessMD raises $4M to expand connected health services

Mobi Health News

Toronto-based SeamlessMD announced today the closing of its $4 million Series A financing round, led by MEDTEQ+ with participation from Hikma Ventures, Anges Québec, AIoT Health and health IT entrepreneur Sanjay Malaviya.

Amwell, LG Electronics team up on connected health tools

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

"As in-person, virtual and automated modalities converge to create significantly improved healthcare experiences, unlocking the last mile for patients and providers to easily connect to these services is more important than ever," said Amwell Chairman and CEO Ido Schoenberg in a statement.

The Future of Remote Care for Connected Health

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Electronic health records (EHR) had already been increasingly supplanting paper-based systems, and telehealth solutions were gradually gaining traction as an additional way to offer convenience, portability and easy access by patients. The brighter future of connected health is upon us.

Connected Health Initiative Applauds Confirmation of Dr. Robert Califf as FDA Commissioner


(WASHINGTON, DC) February 18, 2022 -Today, the Connected Health Initiative (CHI) released a statement from executive director Morgan Reed regarding Dr. Robert Califf’s confirmation as the Commissioner of the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA): “On behalf of CHI, I want to congratulate Dr. Califf on his confirmation as FDA Commissioner.

How Canada is embracing connected health

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Patient management tool b.well Connected Health scores $16M

Mobi Health News

UnityPoint Health Venture’s Austin Duke and ThedaCare’s Dr. Imran Andrabi will both be joining the board

Dispatches from the Frontlines: Connected Health and COVID-19

Connected Health Initiative

The Connected Health Initiative (CHI) and our members worked tirelessly with the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Congress, and state officials to expand access to connected health solutions during COVID-19 pandemic.

Connected Health Initiative asks Senate to pass Telehealth Modernization Act

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The Connected Health Initiative on Monday published an open letter to Sen. expressing support for the Telehealth Modernization Act and stressing the urgency of safeguarding access to virtual care before the public health emergency is set to expire.

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.

Connected Health Initiative Applauds Introduction of CONNECT for Health ACT

Connected Health Initiative

(WASHINGTON, DC) April 29, 2021 - Today, the Connected Health Initiative released a statement from executive director Morgan Reed on the introduction of the Creating Opportunities Now for Necessary and Effective Care Technologies (CONNECT) for Health Act: “We are pleased to support the CONNECT for Health Act as a significant step toward removing outdated barriers to Medicare’s coverage of live audio and video healthcare services for vulnerable populations.

Connected health tools can play a vital role in the COVID-19 crisis

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Even before the COVID-19 crisis, the healthcare industry faced a number of challenges: physician shortages, clinicians overwhelmed by changes and population health needs.

Insights Report Delivers Top Stories in Telehealth and Connect Health


This Spring has already provided a lot of exciting and positive happenings in the world of telehealth, and The Virtual Care Blog staff has curated some of the top stories from the past few weeks in this quick read report. Virtual Care Insights

MedStar Health launches new digital front door for patients powered by b.well Connected Health

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MedStar Health launches new digital front door for patients powered by b.well Connected Health. hlandi. Mon, 02/07/2022 - 13:25

Fine Tune & Maintain Your Contact Center with an Amazon Connect Health Check and Managed Services


What is a health check? At Perficient, we offer an in-depth evaluation of the performance and health of your Amazon Connect Contact Center. What do we include in a health check? Front-end analysis of custom Admin Portals and Amazon Connect CCP (softphone).

HIMSS publishes its first-ever report on Connected Health maturity in APAC

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

In an organisation-first, HIMSS has published a report exploring the maturity of Connected Health in the APAC region. In the broader scheme of things, Connected Health technologies have the power to enhance patient engagement, patient access to care, and patient empowerment.

Connected Health Initiative Announces Formation of Value-Based Care Task Force

Connected Health Initiative

(WASHINGTON, DC) January 27, 2021 - Today, the Connected Health Initiative (CHI) announced the formation of a new Value-Based Care Task Force within CHI to identify key legislative and regulatory changes needed to advance value-based care by incorporating digital health tools in the American healthcare system. Federal regulatory changes needed for digital health tools to better enable value-based care across today’s key payment systems (e.g.,

On Valentine’s Day 2022, Let’s Remember That Love is a Social Determinant of Health

Health Populi

While love can’t solve all of the world’s problems, it is absolutely a basic human need and a positive force for health and well-being. Wishing you all the blessing of love in your life, in all of its glorious and health-ful forms…XO JSK.

Big changes are coming to Medicare reimbursement for connected health

Mobi Health News

At HIMSS19, ACT | The App Association's Brian Scarpelli will lay out the details of what he calls a "sea change" in CMS' policy toward remote patient monitoring

What Person-Centered Interoperability Looks Like: Seqster

Health Populi

He had me at the statement, “I believe health data is medicine.”. Ardy and the team call Seqster “the operating system for health care,” a trademarked phrase. Those were the words of Ardy Arianpour, CEO and Co-Founder of Seqster, when sharing with me how his company was founded.

People in the U.S. Without the Internet Were More Likely To Die in the Pandemic

Health Populi

Access to the Internet has been a key determinant of health — or more aptly, death — during the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition, these counties also had a higher percentage of working-age people lacking health insurance.

Connected Health Initiative Statement on the Presidential Election of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris

Connected Health Initiative

(WASHINGTON, DC) November 7, 2020 - Today, the Connected Health Initiative released a statement from executive director Morgan Reed regarding the win of President-Elect Joseph Biden and Vice-President Elect Kamala Harris: “I congratulate President-Elect Biden and Vice-President Elect Harris on their victory in the 2020 Presidential Election.

Connected Health Initiative Applauds House Introduction of the Telehealth Modernization Act

Connected Health Initiative

(WASHINGTON, DC) November 5, 2020 - Today, the Connected Health Initiative (CHI) released a statement from executive director Morgan Reed regarding the introduction of the House companion to the Telehealth Modernization Act: “The House introduction of the Telehealth Modernization Act is a bold step forward in taking the lessons learned from providers, patients, and payers across the healthcare spectrum during the COVID-19 crisis to bring the Medicare system into the 21st century.

Connected Health Initiative Applauds Announcement of New FDA Digital Health Center of Excellence

Connected Health Initiative

(WASHINGTON, DC) September 22, 2020 - Today, the Connected Health Initiative released a statement from executive director, Morgan Reed regarding the announcement of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s new Digital Health Center of Excellence: “The FDA’s announcement of its new Center of Excellence is an exciting development for the future of digital healthcare.

Connect Health Initiative Applauds Proposed Executive Order to Permanently Expand Telehealth for Medicare Beneficiaries

Connected Health Initiative

Today, the Connected Health Initiative released a statement from executive director, Morgan Reed: “The executive order is a critical step in expanding telehealth coverage for some of the most vulnerable Americans during the pandemic and ensure these digital health services are made sustainable and permanent. The order addresses many of the priorities the Connected Health Initiative and its partners have advocated for years.

Valley View invests in connected health and infrastructure for better telehealth

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

As a federally qualified health center, Valley View Health Center's patients have several basic barriers to healthcare, like transportation and limited English proficiency. " Heidi Zipperer, Valley View Health Center. Onward to connected health.

How Twitter Revealed Consumer Health Care Trends in the Pandemic

Health Populi

During the pandemic, millions of people connected with Twitter to share thoughts and feelings about the pandemic…and their health. Tweets related to “broadband” were noted within the telemedicine/virtual health Twitter streams.

Three in Five People 50+ in the US Will Likely Use Telehealth In the Future – An Update from AARP

Health Populi

That’s an important behavior change to take into future planning for primary care services targeted to older peoples’ chronic care management and remote health monitoring.

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.

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

Connected Health Initiative

(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.

Joe Kvedar, VP of Connected Health, Partners HealthCare, Chapter 1

Health System CIO

From digital cameras to population health, Dr. Joe Kvedar talks about the rise of connected health, and how his organization has evolved to meet the changing needs of patients and providers. Today, Partners HealthCare Connected Health continues to push the envelope by transforming healthcare through tools like remote monitoring and virtual care. Shared vision for Connected Health. Connected Health Fellows Program & Innovators Challenge.

S3 Connected Health deploy COVID-19 track and trace tool in Irish Health Service

Mobi Health News

The web-based application supports the triage, monitoring and treatment of COVID-19 patients

Health Care Planning for 2022 – Start with a Pandemic, Then Pivot to Health and Happiness

Health Populi

I frequently use this book when conducting futures and scenario planning sessions with clients in health/care. along with health disparities and inequities. Telehealth will help many people meet up with health care access — but not necessarily universally or equitably.