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FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND DRONE PROGRAM IN NORTH CAROLINA IS HELPING DIAGNOSE PATIENTS FASTER

Published Monday, May 20, 2019

A North Carolina hospital is pioneering the use of drones to speed up the delivery of critical medical samples across WakeMed Hospital's campus.

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OPIOID EPIDEMIC, RURAL HEALTH SPURRING WIDER ADOPTION OF TELEHEALTH, PANEL SAYS

Published Monday, May 6, 2019

In just the past few years, telehealth has gained some momentum, in part spurred by the opioid epidemic and an aging rural population.

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GROCERY STORES OPENING AI-POWERED CLINICS

Published Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Safeway stores in Arizona are opening health clinics that combine AI, augmented reality and telemedicine to offer grocery shoppers a convenient way to be seen for illnesses and injuries.

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NATIONAL CONSORTIUM OF TELEHEALTH RESOURCE CENTERS ANNUAL REPORT 2018

Published Thursday, April 25, 2019

Advancing telehealth. Connecting rural America.

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OHIO TELEMEDICINE RULE 5160-1-18 OPEN FOR COMMENT

Published Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Telemedicine rule 5160-1-18 with proposed changes has been posted to the ODM website for public comment until Tuesday, 15 April 2019.

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HHS REPORT TO CONGRESS: CURRENT STATE OF TECHNOLOGY-ENABLED COLLABORATIVE LEARNING AND CAPACITY BUILDING MODELS

Published Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Last month, the United States Department of Health and Human Services released a report to Congress on the “Current State of Technology-Enabled Collaborative Learning and Capacity Building Models,” in response to the 2016 Expanding Capacity for Health Outcomes Act (ECHO Act).

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HHS WILL TEST PAYING AMBULANCE PROVIDERS FOR TRIPS TO ALTERNATIVE SITES, TELEMEDICINE

Published Wednesday, February 20, 2019

HHS will test allowing ambulance suppliers and providers to transport Medicare and Medicaid patients to areas besides the emergency room, such as a doctor's office or urgent-care facility, or use telemedicine, in a bid to reduce unnecessary trips to the hospital.

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CMS AGAIN MOVES TO EXPAND TELEHEALTH COVERAGE UNDER MEDICARE ADVANTAGE

Published Tuesday, January 29, 2019

The federal government on Friday unveiled a series of new test benefits that certain Medicare Advantage plans can offer, including expanded telehealth coverage — marking yet another push toward remote health care benefits.

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