Intermountain Healthcare, whose telehealth system is among the most advanced in the country, is using the technology to extend its specialists' skills into the smaller community hospitals and rural locations in its network.
Intermountain, whose telehealth system is among the most advanced in the country, is using the technology to extend its specialists' skills into the smaller community hospitals and rural locations in its network
Telehealth, which is frequently touted as an effective strategy to decrease healthcare spending, may actually be driving up costs, according to a new study by the RAND Corp.
After implementing a video-based patient-education system, Charleston Area Medical Center saw reduced readmissions for chronic conditions.
About 78% of consumers say they would be interested in receiving virtual health services, but only 1 in 5 has had that opportunity, according to a new survey from Accenture conducted by Nielsen.
A federal judge overturned two Idaho laws that banned women from receiving a medication-induced abortion via telemedicine.
Telehealth firm American Well has partnered with startup Tyto Care to allow clinicians to physically examine their patients during a virtual visit.
The Senate is scheduled to vote on the ECHO Act, legislation aimed at better integrating Project ECHO, the pioneering telehealth model developed by the University of New Mexico, and other “distance health” models into health systems nationwide.
To meet the changing needs of U.S. health consumers, providers are leveraging telehealth to effectively and efficiently deliver care when and where patients need it the most.
There are numerous ways to implement telehealth at your medical office or institution, and what works well for one facility or organization may not be the best choice for another. Different considerations, such as budget, HIPAA compliance, and ease of implementation can all play a role in how...
A man was admitted to the hospital repeatedly with heart failure. After the third or fourth visit, his physician wondered what was going on. The patient connected with his cardiologist through a video appointment, recalled Robert Pearl, M.D., executive director and CEO of The Permanente Medical...
Kaiser Permanente CEO Bernard Tyson watched the election results on TV at home and, like many Americans, was surprised by the results. Now he and other hospital and health system leaders are preparing to work with a Trump administration and congressional leaders committed to ending the ACA.