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In the Southern U.S., Alabama Leaders Look to Evolve HIT Efforts

April 9, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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In his first year as full-time CIO at Children’s of Alabama, Bob Sarnecki will look to re-energize the IT department and get the organization prepared for next century of healthcare challenges within the region.

AAFP Partners with Virtual Care Company Zipnosis

April 4, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and Minneapolis-based virtual care technology company Zipnosis have announced a partnership to provide a virtual healthcare platform to the AAFP's 129,000 members and their patients.

Report: Telehealth Market Estimated to Reach $19.5B by 2025

April 2, 2018  |  Heather Landi
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The global telehealth market is projected to reach $19.5 billion by 2025, according to a report from market intelligence company Transparency Market Research.

Allina Health Expands Online Care Offerings

March 30, 2018  |  Heather Landi
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Allina Health, a Minneapolis-based, 12-hospital health system, recently announced the launch of Allina Health Everyday Online, an update to the health system’s online diagnosis and treatment service.

Enterprise Telemedicine Strategies Gaining Steam, Survey Finds

March 20, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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Healthcare providers are increasingly leveraging a centrally-managed (enterprise) approach to telemedicine, according to the results of the REACH Health 2018 U.S. Telemedicine Industry Benchmark survey.

Survey: Most Docs Optimistic that Digital Tech Will Reduce Provider Burden

March 15, 2018  |  Heather Landi
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Physicians widely agree that digital technology will contribute to population health, reduced burden on the health care system and lower costs, according to a recent survey.

Digital Tools Help Children Better Manage Type 1 Diabetes, Children's Minnesota Study Finds

March 13, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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A digital health-based pilot program by UnitedHealth Group and Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota showed meaningful improvements in blood glucose control and quality of life measurements, according to new research.

Accenture Survey Reveals Consumers’ Growing Demand for Digital Health Services

March 7, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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Consumers are now becoming more accepting of machines—ranging from artificial intelligence (AI) to virtual clinicians and home-based diagnostics—having a significantly greater role in their overall medical care, according to results of a survey from Accenture...

Draft Bill Aims to Increase Access to Addiction Treatment via Telemedicine

March 1, 2018  |  Heather Landi
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Draft legislation introduced by Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) and Congressman Gregg Harper (R-MS) this week aims to increase access to medication-assisted addiction treatment in underserved areas through the use of telemedicine.

Intermountain Healthcare Opens New Virtual Hospital

March 1, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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Intermountain Healthcare has launched one of the nation’s largest virtual hospital services, bringing together 35 telehealth programs and more than 500 caregivers to enable patients to receive remote medical care, according to an announcement from the health...

Penn Medicine Opens Up Telehealth Hub

February 16, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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Philadelphia-based Penn Medicine has opened its Center for Connected Care to centralize the health system’s telemedicine activities.

Telemedicine Association Names New CEO

February 15, 2018  |  David Raths
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The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) has named Ann Mond Johnson its new CEO, replacing Jon Linkous who stepped down suddenly last August after 24 years as the organization’s CEO.

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