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The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Sunday joined hands with Jammu and Kashmir’s Directorate of Health Services-Kashmir (DHS-K) to set …

India News

Telemedicine could soften geneticist shortage

To help meet the growing demand for genetics services amid a national shortage of genetic providers, some health systems in Northeast Ohio have …


Telehealth Gets a Boost in Proposed Physician Fee Schedule

Some very good news for the telehealth community can be found amidst the more than 1,400 pages of the proposed Medicare Physician Fee Schedule for …


Would More Telehealth Bring New Privacy, Security Concerns?

Expansion of Medicare Payments for Telehealth Services Proposed Marianne Kolbasuk McGee (HealthInfoSec) • July 13, 2018<p>As part of a sweeping plan to …

Digital Health

Medicare May Soon Pay Doctors For Diagnosis Via Text Message

Medicare may soon pay physicians for evaluating patient illness and ailments via text and other digital means, the Trump administration announced Thursday.<p>In an effort to reduce paperwork and “increase the amount of time that doctors and other clinicians spend with their patients,” the Centers for …

Health Care

CMS proposes to overhaul Medicare billing standards, pay for telehealth

In a sweeping rule, the CMS is taking multiple steps to reduce documentation requirements on doctors and to pay them for telehealth visits. The …

Business Intelligence

How VA's telehealth moves care closer to patients

When the Department of Veterans Affairs turned on its "anywhere-to-anywhere" telehealth system on June 11, qualified practitioners could log in and …

Digital Health

City expands telemedicine program for older adults in Park Heights

Baltimore officials are expanding a telemedicine program in the Park Heights neighborhood that helps people older than 60 monitor their health from …

Digital Health

The Future of Health Care Is Free-Market Tech

More than ever, success in the modern world depends on adaptation to new technologies. Nowhere is this more evident than in the field of health care. …

Digital Health

India says 'yes' to net neutrality

It’s official: at long last, the Indian government has approved net neutrality to ensure that all web traffic is treated fairly, and that internet service providers won’t block, throttle, or favor any content or services (with a few reasonable exceptions).<p>That’s a result of the Telecom Commission …

Net Neutrality

Indian Government Gives a Thumbs Up to 'Strong' Net Neutrality System

Internet in India will Remain Free and Fair<p>2 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Much to the relief of internet users and emerging digital players, Indian government has confirmed to …

Net Neutrality

The problem with telemedicine

A recent study sponsored by Avizia, a telehealth provider based in Reston, Va., shows that after all of the hype about telemedicine being the future …

Digital Health

Telehealth pilot program will improve health outcomes, reduce costs

CLOSE<p>In this 2014 file video, Gov. Phil Bryant and UMMC officials detailed Thursday the Diabetes Telehealth Network, scheduled to start in the Delta …

Health Care

Accolade, with 500 employees in Plymouth Meeting, seeks to boldly cut health costs for big companies

Ericka Andrews talks people through what they need when they’re discharged from the hospital. Do they have stairs at their home? Can they pay for …

Health Care

CorVel Announces American Well® Integration Leadership Award

IRVINE, Calif., July 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CorVel Corporation (CRVL) announced they have been recognized by American Well as a recipient of …


Dr Sajad Zalzala

Sajad Zalzala, MD (Dr Z) is Board Certified in Family Medicine. He currently serves as the Vice President of the International College of Integrative …


Kleiner Teams With Chelsea Clinton to Boost Telemedicine Birth Control

Startup Nurx raises $36 million to give young women access in restrictive, remote areas of U.S.<p>Sign in or subscribe for access to peerless insight & analysis, curated data & interactives, and networking events.

Chelsea Clinton

World Telehealth Initiative formed to bring world-class care via telehealth to communities in need throughout the world

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., July 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Telehealth Initiative (WTI) today announced its formation as a nonprofit organization with the goal of leveraging telehealth technology to bring top medical experts to underserved communities all over the world where core health …

Digital Health

A booster shot for rural healthcare

Thanks to tech advancements, assisted telemedicine is able to address patient needs quicker and at much lower cost

Business (India)

Cannabis Science, Harvard Medical School’s Global Health Catalyst, Elpasso Farms (South Africa), and American States University Partner to Strengthen Africa’s Economic and Healthcare Infrastructure

Cannabis Science, Harvard Medical School's Global Health Catalyst, Elpasso Farms (South Africa), and American States University Partner to Strengthen …

Cannabis Industry

Himachal to recruit 200 doctors

Shimla, July 9 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh Cabinet on Monday decided to fill 200 posts of MBBS doctors on a regular basis through the Himachal …

Himachal Pradesh

Delaware’s New Telemedicine Rules: Top Four Changes to Know

Nathaniel M. LacktmanJacqueline N. AcostaJurisdiction: DelawareType of Law: Biotech, Food, DrugHealth Law & Managed CareSpecial highlight:

Digital Health

Is Telemedicine Dead Before It Arrives?

Telemedicine.<p>We’ve all heard of it. But sadly, few have embraced it as a mainstream modality for care. It’s a technological system that works well, is widely available, and often reimbursed. Yet the actual conversion is slow and problematic. The key might be a simple trial—and the emergence of a …

Artificial Intelligence

Birmingham-based Main Street Family Urgent Care eyes telemedicine to boost rural health care - Birmingham Business Journal

By Tyler Patchen <br>– Health and Technology Reporter, Birmingham Business Journal<p>Jul 6, 2018, 11:02am CDT<p>As Alabama’s rural health care providers – from …

Birmingham, AL

Next-gen telehealth: AI, chatbots, genomics and sensors that advance population health

Telemedicine platforms and tools will transform virtual care by incorporating emerging technologies and novel uses of data.

Digital Health

American Well raises $291M, aims for $315M total

The telehealth operator is partnering with Philips to embed virtual care services in a range of products.

Digital Health

Why Hasn’t Telemedicine Taken Off? Hey, Blame This Guy.

It’s Norman Rockwell’s fault. The image of the gray-haired family physician, stethoscope in ear, patiently listening to the heartbeat of a porcelain …

Digital Health

Insurance Compliance Risks Facing Telemedicine Providers

Article ByMorgan J. TillemanFoley & Lardner LLPHealth Care Law TodayTelemedicine providers can sell their services in a number of ways. Consumers, …

Health Care

NACCHO Aboriginal #Telehealth News Alert : 1.@RuralDoctorsAus and @ACRRM call for a strong commitment to boost access to telehealth services for patients in the bush. 2. #TeleOutreach improving hearing outcomes for children in remote communities

“<i>Telehealth is already proving its worth in making healthcare more accessible to rural and remote patients, through enabling them to undertake</i> …

Indigenous Australians

Here's why telemedicine hasn't lived up to its early hype

Telemedicine, or apps that let you consult with a doctor via video, was supposed to be the next big thing in health care. Billions of investment …