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New and Expanded Flexibilities for Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) and Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE)

Published Wednesday, April 22, 2020

New and Expanded Flexibilities for Rural Health Clinics. (RHCs) and Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs). During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE) ... Edition Article is for Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) and Federally. Qualified Health Centers (FQHCsduring the COVID-19 Public Health

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Treating Substance Use Disorders in the Era of COVID-19

Published Tuesday, April 21, 2020
The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, has been wreaking havoc on a global scale. Since the first case appeared in the U.S. in January, over 750,000 people have been infected with this contagious pathogen and over 41,000 have died, with over 10,000 in New York City alone. Every aspect of society has been impacted by what is projected to be the largest mass more»

Doctors discover telehealth’s silver lining in the Covid-19 crisis

Published Monday, April 20, 2020
Before the Covid-19 crisis, I — like most physicians — thought that in person, face-to-face encounters afforded me the greatest level of connection and intimacy with my patients. Yet many of us have been pleasantly surprised to discover the perks of telehealth during the unprecedented coronavirus crisis. Centuries of doctor-patient relations more»

6 Health Systems Receive Funding From FCC’s COVID-19 Telehealth Program

Published Friday, April 17, 2020
April 17, 2020 - Six health systems across the US will receive funding from the Federal Communications Commission’s new COVID-19 Telehealth Program to expand their connected health platforms to tackle the ongoing pandemic. The awards are the first to be doled out from the $200 million program created by the Coronavirus Aid, relief and Economic more»

COVID-19 Telehealth Program

Published Monday, April 13, 2020
COVID-19 Telehealth Program Purpose: The COVID-19 Telehealth Program will provide $200 million in funding, appropriated by Congress as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, to help health care providers provide connected care services to patients at their homes or mobile locations in response to the novel Coronavirus 2019 more»

(mln Booklet) Telehealth Services

Published Monday, April 13, 2020
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State by State Telepharmacy Regulation Analysis Whitepaper

Published Friday, April 10, 2020
INTRODUCTION Telepharmacy, defined as “the delivery of pharmaceutical care via telecommunications to patients at a distance,” has been practiced in the United States since 2001. To date, 24 states have implemented regulations permitting the practice of telepharmacy in order to expand pharmacy services to underserved areas. Telepharmacy is more»

Telehealth plays big role in coronavirus cure | Commentary

Published Thursday, April 9, 2020
By JEROME M. ADAMS AND SEEMA VERMA GUEST COLUMNISTS | APR 09, 2020 As our country responds to the unprecedented coronavirus pandemic, we are working rapidly to change the way we practice medicine to keep people safe. One critical innovation is the use of telehealth, which allows patients to use smartphones, laptops, and other widely available more»