Telemedicine saves the day for Avera Health in the COVID-19 era

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

But with the arrival of COVID-19, the organization was challenged with revisiting its telehealth strategy to reduce virus spread while still providing essential care services to its rural communities. It also presents patients daily questions regarding their symptoms.

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Two major telehealth orgs team up to expand virtual care training

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

That is to weave telehealth into the everyday fabric of healthcare. WHY IT MATTERS. A recently signed Massachusetts law would implement permanent rate parity for virtual behavioral health services, among its other provisions. Kat Jercich is senior editor of Healthcare IT News.

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How telemedicine can help close the maternal health gap

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Though a number of steps can be taken to address that crisis, including working to eradicate systemic racism throughout the healthcare system, Sable indicated telehealth as one useful tool. " Kat Jercich is senior editor of Healthcare IT News.

A new COVID-19 wave is coming – how can health systems prepare?

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Epidemiologists have warned that a second wave of COVID-19 is on its way. In fact, in some countries, it's already here. "It doesn't have a strong infrastructure." Kat Jercich is senior editor of Healthcare IT News.

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With the Silver Tsunami on its way, telehealth is ready for its moment

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Whether deployed as an affordable means of after-hours medical coverage at skilled nursing facilities, or as intuitive voice activated home tools to help with remote monitoring and distance-based consults, telehealth is reaching maturation at just the moment it's needed most. We've been talking about it for decades, after all. It's the " overnight success story that was 30 years in the makin g." Healthcare IT News is a HIMSS Media publication.

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