October 23, 2018 | Rajiv Leventhal, Managing Editor
The Duke Clinical Research Institute has teamed up with a virtual rehabilitation therapy company to test how its digital rehabilitation platform delivered physical therapy following total knee replacement surgery.
September 25, 2018 | Heather Landi, Associate Editor
The UPMC Center for High-Value Health Care was recently awarded a $6.3 million contract from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to study different care delivery models to improve outcomes for patients with chronic disease and a co-existing...
September 12, 2018 | Heather Landi, Associate Editor
As Hurricane Florence churns toward the East Coast this week, disaster preparedness is a timely topic, yet a new survey finds that only 72 percent of healthcare providers report their organizations have a comprehensive disaster recovery plan in place covering...
PCORI is funding a study to expand the depression treatment options available to primary care treatment providers in rural West Virginia to include easy-to-implement and cost-effective electronic cognitive behavioral therapy.
In March, Intermountain Healthcare announced the launch of one of the nation’s largest virtual hospital services. One of the organization’s senior leaders discusses why the health system went in this direction.
While consumers and physicians agree that virtual healthcare holds great promise for transforming care delivery, physicians still remain reluctant to embrace the technologies, according to a new Deloitte Center for Health Solutions survey.
State Medicaid programs are evolving to accelerate the adoption of telemedicine models, this evolution is occurring more quickly in some states than others, according to a recent analysis by Manatt Health.
A longtime healthcare executive touches on how recent legislations could impact the telehealth sector, how providers and payers are feeling about telehealth today, all while offering predictions for the future.
At the Health IT Summit in Nashville, Suleima Salgado of the Office of the Chief of Staff of the Georgia Department of Health shared with attendees insights on the advances her office has made in improving rural health via telemedicine
In Part 1 of a two-part feature on the telehealth landscape, a partner at Alston & Bird discusses how providers are—and will continue to—fight through the many barriers that exist in the telehealth landscape.
Population health and digital health endeavors are heating up across the country, but many good lessons can be learned from projects that began early and grew along with technology. One of the biggest lessons? It’s not all about IT.
The U.S. Senate on Wednesday passed, by a vote of 92-5, a major Veterans Affairs (VA) reform bill that includes health IT-related provisions to improve health data exchange between VA healthcare providers and community care providers.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) issued a final rule that allows VA providers to offer telehealth services from anywhere in the country to veterans nationwide, waiving state provider licensing requirements that limit access to care.
When primary care and mental healthcare delivery are both paramount, innovation needs to happen at every place the patient arrives. This mantra, born out of a statewide telehealth initiative, is transforming care in Colorado.
To address a shortage of behavioral healthcare providers in Polk County, Florida, county officials launched a program to provide uninsured and low-income county residents with free access to behavioral health providers via telehealth services.
Steven J. Corwin, M.D., president and CEO of NewYork-Presbyterian, said that telemedicine is the single healthcare innovation that he thinks has the best chance to turn around the troubling trends of rising costs and poor access.
In the second telehealth vendor consolidation announced this week, InTouch Health announced it has agreed to acquire Reach Health, which provides enterprise telemedicine systems for multiple specialties and settings of care.