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Telemedicine gaining popularity at schools around the country

Parents have to fill out a consent form ahead of time allowing their kids to have telemedicine consults. The forms include private insurance …

Maryland pediatric practices feel the ripple effect of school telemedicine programs

When Howard County, Maryland, launched a telemedicine initiative in five elementary schools, it aimed to improve access to healthcare for students, …

Telehealth Licensing Compact Goes Live in 7 Member States

April 07, 2017 - Members of the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact are now accepting applications from physicians interested in practicing …

Palmetto Health leaders share internal, external challenges to telemedicine implementation

When South Carolina health system Palmetto Health set out to create a telemedicine program at the six-hospital organization, they found that getting …

Digital Health

Virtual Care Trend Watch

<b>Market trends (and a few bold predictions) in the evolution of the telehealth and telemedicine landscape.</b> <b>In this series we will examine the current</b> …

Digital Health

ICYMI: April Fools’ Articles

<b>Swipe to Good Health with Epic TinDr</b><br>Doctors rarely have the chance to choose which patients they treat, but now they can match with a patient with …

Artificial Intelligence

Telemedicine Seen as OK for Concussion Evaluation in Football

(MedPage Today) -- Remote assessment could help address medical shortage in youth sports

Telemedicine saves time, travel costs, even air quality, new study finds

While telehealth policies, technological advancements and utilization continue to grow, whether it actually reduces healthcare costs and improves …

Duke using telemedicine to cut ER wait times

Many people are often reluctant to seek emergency care at a hospital because they think they'll be stuck in a crowded waiting room for hours before …

Florence school offers virtual doctor appointments to sick students

Video<p>FLORENCE, SC (WBTW) - One Florence school is offering virtual appointments to see a doctor if their family can't afford one.<p>South Florence High …

High School

Webinar: Winning a USDA Distance Learning & Telemedicine Grant

Learn tips and tricks to build a blueprint for success and win a 2017 USDA Distance Learning & Telemedicine Grant to bring telehealth to rural …

Distance Learning

Proposed legislation in Congress offers the promise that the nation’s healthcare policy will support the expansion of telehealth, ...

In a small town in Texas, a rural hospital thrives against all odds

To stay in the black, Childress has moved aggressively to both hold down costs — everyone in administration wears multiple hats — and bring in new …

Telehealth

Telemedicine in Schools

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Health Care

NYP-Weill Cornell telehealth program slashes ER times for patients with minor complaints

On July 15, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital launched the NYP-Weill Cornell ED Telehealth Express Care Service. Today, just two months later, the …

txbiz

The Texas Association of Business (TAB) is proud to present its legislative priorities for the 85th Legislative Session.<p>​<p>TAB has been on the …

Benton school becomes pilot for telemedicine through Arkansas Children's Hospital

Angie Grant Elementary School has been chosen to be the pilot for telemedicine through Arkansas Children's Hospital, or ACH. After recently passed …

Telehealth

Arkansas Medical Board approves telemedicine regulations establishing doctor-patient relationship

Arkansans will now be able to use telemedicine the way every other state (except Texas) does. The state’s Board of Medicine approved <b>regulations</b> that …

Telehealth Parity Laws

<b>What's the issue?</b><p>Despite the fact that no other developed country even comes close to the United States in annual spending on health care, 20 percent …

HHS report outlines problems, potential of telemedicine

In response to a request from Congress, the US Department of Health and Human Services <b>released its report</b> on the agency’s current telehealth …

How a Boston blizzard kickstarted telehealth at Massachusetts General

Most Bostonians look back on the blizzard of late 2014 less than fondly. But there was a silver lining for Massachusetts General Hospital, which …

3Derm is raising more than $3M to expand teledermatology business westward

Teledermatology startup 3Derm Systems is raising a Series A round to boost its sales and marketing team. The goal is to expand its New England …

Obama gives shout out to telemedicine, innovation at VA in speech for disabled veterans

August 02, 2016 | Print | Email<p>Speaking at the National Convention for Disabled Veterans in Atlanta Monday, President Barack Obama addressed ways the …

Hospital Text Messaging Rules Placed on Hold by Joint Commission

Home > Digital Health > Hospital Text Messaging Rules Placed on Hold by Joint Commission<p>The Joint Commission, which accredits hospitals and other …

How Telemedicine Is Transforming Health Care

The revolution is finally here—raising a host of questions for regulators, providers, insurers and patients<p>After years of big promises, telemedicine is finally living up to its potential.<p>Driven by faster internet connections, ubiquitous smartphones and changing insurance standards, more health …

Health Care

Telemedicine Technology Solutions

American Well has acquired Avizia, deepening capabilities in acute care delivery. A single platform will emerge to treat patients across the …

Digital Health

Doctors who sexually abuse patients are difficult to track

No red flags were apparent when the Maine Board of Licensure in Medicine checked Dr. Jaroslav “Jerry” Stulc’s background in 2007. But within months …

This 11-year-old is working to expand telemedicine coverage in Massachusetts

Carson Domey raises thousands of dollars for Boston Children’s Hospital each year. He’s also sort of a “honorary-lobbyist” for the hospital to …

Families In Rural Areas Using Telemedicine For Psychiatric, Specialty Care

According to the National Institute for Mental Health, over 20 percent of U.S. children will experience a period of serious mental illness before adulthood, while the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s 2012 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey found that about 13 percent of …