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VA, Verizon to offer new telehealth access for veterans

Published Tuesday, July 2, 2019

The platform connects veterans with their health care team using encryption to ensure a secure and private session, and vets can access Verizon's nationwide 4G LTE network without incurring data charges.

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96% OF EMPLOYERS SET TO OFFER TELEHEALTH SERVICES IN 2018

Published Tuesday, June 25, 2019

With healthcare costs expected to increase 5 percent in the next year, providers are looking for more effective ways to deliver care, including telehealth. According to the Large Employers’ 2018 Health Care Strategy and Plan Design Survey by the National Business Group on Health, 96 percent of employers are set to offer telehealth services.

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FCC SETS JULY VOTE ON $100M TELEHEALTH PROGRAM FOR RURAL AMERICA

Published Wednesday, June 19, 2019

The Federal Communications Commission will vote next month on the proposed Connected Care Pilot Program, which aims to spend $100 million on telehealth and remote patient monitoring programs targeting rural residents and veterans.

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Q&A WITH TELEPHARMACY OWNER DAVID BUSH

Published Friday, June 14, 2019

We had the pleasure of sitting down with David Bush, a TelePharm customer and one of the first telepharmacy operators in the state of Indiana, to talk about his journey from when he first learned about telepharmacy, to how he implemented it to grow his business and serve more patients.

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WHEN WILL TELEHEALTH SIMPLY BE ‘HEALTH’? SOME EXPERTS SAY SOONER RATHER THAN LATER

Published Friday, June 14, 2019

Although there are roadblocks still in the way, policymakers, providers and patients are getting more on board with the convenience and benefits that come with virtual healthcare services.

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UPDATED 50 STATE TELEHEALTH LAWS & REIMBURSEMENT POLICIES REPORT: SPRING 2019

Published Wednesday, May 29, 2019

The updated Spring 2019 version of CCHP’s State Telehealth Laws and Reimbursement Policies Report is available today! The Spring 2019 edition offers policymakers, health advocates and other interested health care professionals a compendium of state telehealth laws, regulations and Medicaid policies. This report was made possible through generous support from the Health Services & Resources Administration and the California Health Care Foundation

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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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