Eleven private insurers, including Aetna, Humana and Anthem, are urging the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) to consider the experience of commercial insurers when evaluating the impact of telemedicine coverage in Medicare.
LionNet has evolved into a partnership between Penn State Hershey Medical Center and regional hospitals to provide specialized stroke care to rural areas of Pennsylvania, averaging between 75 and 80 telestroke consults per month.
During a recent health innovations conference at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), faculty, researchers and clinicians addressed the challenges confronting the healthcare industry and the tools being brought to bear to address those challenges.
With new needs around population health and clinical transformation, the top nurse informaticist role—that of CNIO—is becoming more important than ever, launching CNIOs into newer and more executive roles than ever before.
The Department of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) plans to partner with the Indian Health Service (IHS) to create a pediatric specialty consultation service using telehealth for American Indian and Alaska Native children served...
New York City-based Mount Sinai Hospital announced last week two partnership with digital health and health IT companies aimed at improving care management for chronic disease patients and improving the patient experience.
Active healthcare users are interested in using telehealth as a replacement or complement to in-person care, citing convenience as the top motivator, according to a survey conducted by the American Telemedicine Association (ATA).
Telehealth will change how physicians practice medicine, and healthcare organizations beginning to test the waters now will have a competitive advantage—that was the consensus among healthcare leaders during a panel discussion on telehealth at the New York...