Telehealth

Prime Surgeons on-demand surgical care
By Jeff Lagasse 10:58 am June 17, 2016
Prime Surgeons called its surgical staff "elite," with patients ranging from athletes to celebrities and professionals, touts transparent pricing.
AMA telehealth guidance
By Jack McCarthy 12:10 pm June 15, 2016
The American Medical Association’s latest guidelines clarify doctors responsibilities when tapping into telemedicine technologies and services.
Xerox telehealth virtual clinic
By Tom Sullivan 10:45 am June 08, 2016
The infrastructure and consulting services can enable healthcare providers to build out telehealth strategies and design tools that address interoperability challenges and improve the patient experience. 
Sponsored by
By Validic 12:39 pm June 07, 2016
Patient-generated health data is proving to be critical in the shift to value-based care.
Sponsored by
By Validic 11:26 am May 31, 2016
By Marc Sebes, VP of Product Management
patient engagement wearable-as-a-service

iBeat's smartwatch-like device tracks heart activity and can send alerts should any irregularities occur. 

By Tom Sullivan 10:02 am May 24, 2016
Practice Fusion veterans, including former chief executive Ryan Howard, on Tuesday announced a new company called iBeat. The startup is working to create a device that will continuously monitor a user’s heart activity, the company said. Howard called the emerging offering a wearable-as-a-service.

Policy support for telehealth is on the uptick, with 48 states now allowing full parity for reimbursement, says Mark Noble of Vidyo. But the big barriers to scaling up have often been related to technology and workflow at the hospital-to-clinic level.

By John Andrews 10:15 am May 18, 2016
Proponents of virtual care say it is the wave of the future. But while the healthcare industry might not find much disagreement with the practice in theory, it is in the potential limitations that skeptics might find flaws.
telehealth telemedicine American Well
By Jack McCarthy 09:41 am May 18, 2016
The platform has the potential to create a national virtual healthcare system, American Well chief Roy Schoenberg says. 
VA EHR telehealth
By Jack McCarthy 09:11 am May 18, 2016
Veterans Affairs Under Secretary for Health David Shulkin said it will establish the centers this summer in South Carolina, Utah, Pennsylvania and the Pacific Northwest. 
Penn State Hershey telemedicine telehealth ICU remote monitoring

The Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is building out its telemedicine offereings with long-term plans to become a regional hub for virtual care in central Pennsylvania. Source: Penn State. 

By Jack McCarthy 09:24 am May 17, 2016
The new deal is part of a larger initiative to transform Penn State Health into a hub of telehealth services that cater to patients in Central Pennsylvania. 

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