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Medtronic, American Well Team Up to Integrate Telehealth Capabilities

October 19, 2017  | 
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Medtronic and American Well announced a partnership to offer a telehealth solution focused on the unique needs of the complex, chronic, co-morbid patient population.

UNC Health Care’s Entrepreneur-in-Residence Forecasts the Future of Digital Health

October 18, 2017  |  Heather Landi
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Michael Levy, entrepreneur-in-residence at UNC Health Care System's Center for Health Innovation, shares his perspective on building a digital health program at UNC Health Care and his forecast for digital health's impact on healthcare delivery.

A CIO Explores Dallas-Fort Worth’s Biggest HIT Challenges, Opportunities

October 18, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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Pamela McNutt, a veteran CIO with 30 years of experience in health IT, discusses how CIOs can help reduce physician burnout, and what innovation she’s seeing these days in the Dallas region.

UF Health Receives $2.2 Million CDC Grant for Telemedicine Project

October 17, 2017  |  Heather Landi
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UF Health Jacksonville in Florida will be using a $2.2 million federal grant to launch a telemedicine program aimed at improving care for patients living with HIV in an urban setting.

Market Report: Telehealth Vendors Need to Improve Integration with EMRs

October 11, 2017  |  Heather Landi
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Within the telehealth vendor market, American Well and Avizia are currently the most widely adopted, yet very few virtual care vendors have delivered on their promises of integration, according to a new market report from Orem, Utah-based KLAS Research.

Healthcare Providers Moving Forward with Telehealth, Despite Reimbursement, Cost Concerns

October 10, 2017  |  Heather Landi
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Almost 60 percent of healthcare provider organizations with telehealth programs plan to expand the number of service lines or specialties served, and the organizations report patient convenience among the top benefits, according to a study released by KLAS...

Avizia Acquires Virtual Care Provider Carena

October 10, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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Avizia, a Reston, Va.-based telehealth solutions provider, has announced it has acquired Carena, a Seattle-based leading virtual care provider.

Roadmap to a Connected Digital Healthcare Future

October 9, 2017  |  Bill Tribe and Erik Blazic, A.T. Kearney
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Along almost every dimension, the 2030 healthcare vision is vastly different and improved. Although many components already exist, what’s missing is a cohesive ecosystem.

UMMC, MUSC Recognized as Telehealth Centers of Excellence

October 6, 2017  |  Heather Landi
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The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an agency within HHS, has designated the University of Mississippi Medical Center and the Medical University of South Carolina as the only two national Telehealth Centers of Excellence.

How Will Value-Based Care, Health Policy, and Health IT Reshape Healthcare In 2025?

October 6, 2017  |  Sarah Thomas, Managing Director, Deloitte Center for Health Solutions
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There are some major challenges we face today that I expect healthcare systems, life sciences and technology developers may solve by 2025.

VA Issues Proposed Rule to Allow Home-Based Telemedicine for Veterans

October 3, 2017  |  Heather Landi
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The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) issued a proposed rule this week that would allow VA healthcare providers to provide medical care via telehealth across state lines and regardless of the location of the provider of the beneficiary.

Senate Unanimously Passed Legislation Expanding Medicare Telehealth Services

September 28, 2017  |  Heather Landi
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The U.S. Senate on Tuesday evening unanimously passed the Creating High-Quality Results and Outcomes Necessary to Improve Chronic (CHRONIC) Care Act of 2017, bipartisan legislation that would expand telehealth services for chronic care patients in Medicare.

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