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Grant used to create VR of patient's perspective

Published Friday, November 8, 2019
For the very first time, a virtual reality simulation depicting patients challenged by social determinants of health will be used as a clinical tool to train providers caring for these special populations. The project using VR to raise awareness and empathy in local health care providers is the result of a collaboration between the UC College of Nursing, more»

CCHP: Updated 50 State Telehealth Laws & Reimbursement Policies Report: FALL 2019

Published Tuesday, October 22, 2019

CCHP’s semi-annual State Telehealth Laws and Reimbursement Policies report offers the nation’s most current summary guide of Medicaid provider manuals, applicable state laws, and telehealth-related regulations for all fifty states and the District of Columbia. This report serves as a vital resource for policymakers, health care professionals, and health advocates on how each state defines, governs, and regulates technology-enabled health care, noting policy trends across key topic areas.

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New Telehealth Clinic in Vincennes

Published Wednesday, October 16, 2019
VINCENNES - A Vincennes elementary school is the latest in the state to receive a telehealth clinic from Indiana Rural Health Association. Medical personnel at Good Samaritan Hospital will now be able to remotely examine students at Francis Vigo Elementary while the children are still at school. The 365 students will gain access to the clinic with prior more»

Implementation best practices

Published Thursday, October 10, 2019

Five telehealth technology experts share their decades of expertise, with advice to help healthcare CIOs and other IT leaders launch new telemedicine programs.

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National Telehealth Research Symposium 2019

Published Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Successful meetings don’t just happen. There’s a lot of hard work that goes into the planning, organization and execution of these events. The National Telehealth Research Symposium 2019 that was recently held in Chicago is a perfect example of how organizations with common goals can collaborate to create a top-tier meeting (without any vendor more»

The Opioid Crisis-can Telehealth play a role?

Published Monday, September 30, 2019
Since 2010, lawmakers and drug manufacturers have tried a number of approaches to stem the tide of opioid abuse, from imposing harsher penalties on providers who over-prescribe prescription painkillers to changing the composition of prescription opioids to make them harder to use recreationally. In response to the crackdown, newer, more powerful and more more»

IMPACT MAGAZINE: Connecting health to home

Published Saturday, September 28, 2019
Decades ago, doctors made house calls to patients, but the need for efficiency shifted medical providers to stationary locations and travel became the responsibility of the patients. However, with the advances in technology, medical care is becoming more convenient and cost effective for both patients and medical providers alike by taking out the need more»

With Telehealth Success in Hand, a Hospital Reaches Out to Payers

Published Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Henry Ford Health has seen success with a remote patient monitoring platform that reduces hospital readmissions. Now the health system wants to partner with payers to expand the service.

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