Challenged by long wait times in its emergency rooms, Milwaukee, Wis.-based Aurora Health Care deployed a telemedicine solution in one of its hospitals with the aim of improving ER patient flow and has seen a 75 percent reduction in door-to-doctor wait times.
The U.S. Senate today passed the Expanding Capacity for Health Outcomes (ECHO) Act, which is legislation that aims to expand New Mexico’s Project ECHO as a national model for using telehealth for rural care.
Staffing shortages tops the list of concerns for healthcare C-suite leaders, with 42 percent identifying this as having the biggest impact on their ability to delivery care effectively, according to Premier, Inc.’s Fall 2016 C-Suite Survey.
Boston Medical Center (BMC) has been awarded a three-year, $1.2 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to expand access to care for underserved populations of children and youth with epilepsy and related disorders.
Houston Methodist Concussion Center, part of the Houston Methodist health system, is collaborating with the NFL's Houston Texans and General Electric (GE) to fund a two-year pilot project to bring specialized concussion care via telemedicine to athletes in...
Humana has announced plans to provide Humana Medicare beneficiaries with virtual access to doctors in Georgia and South Carolina by partnering with MDLive, a telemedicine services and software provider.
November 9, 2016 | Rajiv Leventhal and Heather Landi
Healthcare Informatics spoke with health IT industry associations and policy leaders Wednesday morning to get a sense of how the industry is assessing the impact of the election on healthcare policy and initiatives.
NewYork-Presbyterian (NYP) is using Boston-based American Well’s telehealth mobile software development kit to make online visits an integrated part of the health system’s digital health platform, NYP OnDemand.