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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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How should your organization assess telehealth ROI?

Published Friday, September 13, 2019

A new report from Manatt Health Strategies points to big differences in how return on investment should be gauged, depending most importantly on provider type – but also on acuity mix, IT infrastructure, staffing and other considerations.

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In-Depth: Telehealth providers working with colleges to supplement students' behavioral health, physical care

Published Friday, September 13, 2019

By deploying their products alongside campus health services, telehealth companies are seeing engagement rates outperforming those of the general population.

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PRITZKERíS ADMINISTRATION PLANS FAST ACTION ON BROADBAND EXPANSION

Published Monday, September 9, 2019

Gov. JB Pritzker’s administration has an “ambitious timeline” for a $420 million broadband infrastructure expansion plan that includes telehealth as a main focus, one of his top aides said last week in Chicago.

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St. Vincent Launches Online Platform

Published Monday, September 9, 2019
INDIANAPOLIS - Ascension St. Vincent has launched its new Ascension Online Care platform. The program allows people to receive medical attention through a videochat using a computer or mobile device. The online program grants 24/7 access to users. The cost of a visit is $49 and does not require insurance. With this new online platform, Ascension St. more»