After getting feedback from across the industry, the Joint Commission decided to pull the plug on telehealth standards that had been flying under the radar.
When we look back at hospitals 20, or even 10 years from now, we might wonder how we accomplished so much without robots, artificial intelligence (AI), avatars, or cognitive analysis. We will likely marvel at how hospital clinicians were able to make complex decisions about our care while also...
Providers say reimbursement and technological issues are preventing them from adopting telehealth broadly. Few telehealth platforms are integrated with EHRs and less than half of telehealth visits are reimbursed, a new survey shows.
The Veterans Affairs Department wants to allow providers to conduct telehealth visits with patients without geographic barriers. The proposal complements recent efforts to expand technology use in veterans' healthcare.
In the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) 2017 Telemedicine Executive...
With both patients and providers displaced by hurricanes, telemedicine services companies are offering free visits for not just physical but also emotional well-being.
The proposed rules are in line with the recently passed law that allows telemedicine providers in Texas to treat patients without first seeing them in person.
Read the Q&A featuring Regan Yeldell, senior director of Enterprise Marketing Vertical Segments at Comcast Business, on what networks are crucial to connecting providers with patients, and improving patient outcomes.
American Telemedicine Association CEO Jon Linkous is stepping down for personal reasons after leading the organization for 24 years and will be replaced in the interim by COO Dr. Sabrina Smith.
Reducing Door to Needle Times and Expediting Transfer for Endovascular Care for Acute Ischemic Stroke Patients
Learn how a hospital reduced delays in stroke care by embracing teleneurology.
In a move reminiscent of rom-com dating, a day or two after a patient's first telemedicine visit, Hospital Sisters Health calls the person, reminding him or her of what a good time they just had. Like with any budding relationship, the goal is to get a second date.
The deal comes months after Teladoc reported full-year losses for 2016.