Michigan’s Spectrum Health is piloting a school-based telehealth program that aims to give rural high school students better access to telemental health services.
Greenville Public Schools is partnering with the Grand Rapids-based health system to give students at the high school access to a Master’s-level social worker through a telemedicine portal. The counselor, working out of Spectrum Health’s Lakeview Youth Clinic, can schedule as many as a half-dozen virtual visits a day with students who need help but don’t have access through traditional channels.more»
GREENFIELD — NineStar Connect plans to open a space in Greenfield where veterans can comfortably access telehealth appointments with Veterans Affairs physicians, called a “virtual living room.”
Many veterans travel to Indianapolis to access health care through the VA, NineStar vice president of administration Regina Bever said. She said the virtual living room, which NineStar will operate in partnership with Hancock Health, will give them a space that is “relaxed and not in a medical setting” where they can conduct video calls with doctors.
Gastonia, North Carolina-based, 435-bed CaroMont Regional Medical Center is the anchor facility of a five-county, two-state, not-for-profit health system and value-based care provider, CaroMont Health. The medical center features a Level III trauma center.
Gallup finds that roughly two-thirds of Americans surveyed haven't used an mHealth wearable or app, and many people using the technology aren't those who would benefit the most from it.more»
The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has finalized their CY 2020 proposed revisions related to the Physicians Fee Schedule (PFS). For items related to telehealth, CMS has decided to finalize their proposal to add three new codes for a bundled episode of care for treatment of opioid use disorder to the list of services that are eligible for telehealth reimbursement.more»