"The sustainable advancement of telehealth is one that removes inequalities in healthcare"

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

' The latest HIMSS study confirms the technical readability to embrace telecare, but the actual digital maturity was verified in the first weeks of the pandemic. The Nordics are leading in terms of adoption and use of telecare.

Portugal showcases national telehealth plan with patients at the center

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Portugal is making big leaps in telehealth development with the newly introduced National Strategic Telehealth Plan (PENTS), the first document in the National Health System in Portugal and one of the first of its kind in the world. The plan was launched in early November 2019 by the Shared Services of the Portuguese Ministry of Health (SPMS) to advance telehealth, by elaborating on a ­current vision of the field in the country and defining strategic axes for the 2019-2022 term.

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COVID-19 and the future of care delivery

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The opportunity to deliver a session for new healthcare students on the subject of telehealth is an enjoyable one. We start with a graphic that shows citizens accessing health and care at different points along a continuum of care.

Riding the digital wave through COVID-19

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Government & Policy Interoperability Population Health Telehealth One of the more remarkable features of the NHS’s response to the coronavirus pandemic has been its rapid uptake of technology in the UK says director of international relations at NHS Confederation, Dr Layla McCay.

5 Trends from the American Telemedicine Association Conference 2019

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Get a recap of the most noteworthy insights from this year’s discussions and learn what telehealth industry leaders have to say about the future of digital health. The ATA is the world’s largest association dedicated to telehealth. The conference brings together the best and brightest minds in the industry from medical researchers and academics, practicing telehealth clinicians, software platforms, and digital health companies. Didn’t make it to the ATA conference this year?

Should NHS Doctors charge for patient appointments?

Lloyd Price

Chairman of the GP Committee at the British Medical Association, Chaand Nagpaul has said ‘The BMA policy still is that we do not support charging patients because it is against the NHS’s care being provided at the point of delivery. Wessex Local Medical Committee’s Chief Executive Dr Nigel Watson believes that primary care should be free at the point of access but states that there simply isn’t enough funding to ensure NHS care can meet the standards expected of it.