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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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PRITZKER’S 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»

Issue Brief Urges States to Be Careful in Regulating Home Telehealth

Published Friday, September 6, 2019

A report from the Milbank Memorial Fund notes that telehealth programs designed for the home and other non-clinical settings are evolving faster than the evidence to support them or the laws to guide them.

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Broadband Access Key to Expanding Telehealth in Illinois Communities

Published Friday, September 6, 2019
For some Illinois residents, a trip to the doctor’s office can be an all-day affair. “Today, it’s not uncommon for me to hear from constituents who have to take two buses and a day off of work and find child care just to see a doctor,” said U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, whose district includes parts of the South Side of Chicago and Will, more»

Telehealth Genetic Counseling Offers Support During Uncertainty

Published Monday, August 19, 2019
The consequences of a potential diagnosis bring up profound considerations for patients.
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Survey Says: Telehealth + Community Broadband = Local Economic Success

Published Monday, August 19, 2019
The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) and I teamed up to survey the association’s members. The 2019 survey analysis report addresses: 1) the state of broadband, 2) broadband’s impact on local economies, 3) broadband-driven education and healthcare, and 4) community broadband money matters. In the last few years, broadband-driven more»