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...
Statistics and infographics demonstrating telehealth's impact on both patients and providers.
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.
Health insurers, medical providers and employers are increasingly offering telehealth services, but the number of patients taking advantage of virtual care has been slow to catch on. Israel-based telehealth startup TytoCare aims to change that with its digital tools.
Many federal, state and local correctional facilities are turning to telemedicine as a cost-effective solution for providing high quality care.
The Texas Medical Board last week withdrew its appeal against Teladoc's lawsuit that alleges the state's telemedicine rules violate federal antitrust laws, sending the dispute back to a federal trial court.
Texas and its state medical board on Monday withdrew their appeal that questioned whether Teladoc could challenge the state's controversial telemedicine restrictions. Teladoc said the state medical board's decision was strategic since it had suffered several legal losses over the issue.
As a labor-intensive industry, healthcare works to become more efficient.