Telehealth News — Cleveland Clinic uses video to provide stroke care fast – Epic EHR News

Cleveland Clinic digital health initiative From Epic At Cleveland Clinic, neurologists and neurosurgeons reach patients who are experiencing strokes even if they’re hundreds of miles away. Clinicians in a mobile stroke treatment unit use telehealth to bring remote neurologists to patients in seconds, and this approach has helped stroke patients receive potentially life-saving anti-clot medication 40 minutes faster.… Read More »

CVS Expanding Mental Health Telehealth

Mental Health Telehealth News From WSJ August 2021 Excerpt: CVS Health Corp. is betting Americans will get therapy at the same place they buy their snacks, soda and prescription drugs. The pharmacy company is among several retailers including Walmart Inc. and Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc., that are experimenting with offering counseling services in or near stores. They see… Read More »

Rural Telehealth to Be Funded by Biden

Rural Telehealth News From HealthCareDive August 2021 Dive Brief: The Biden administration has benchmarked more than $19 million in grants to expand telehealth in rural and underserved communities, which have continued to lack access to care during the COVID-19 pandemic. The investments will provide funding to train primary care providers, bolster groups providing virtual care, pilot new telehealth services and… Read More »

Force Unvaxxed to Use Telehealth?

Telehealth for the Unvaccinated From Medpage Today Excerpt: Welcome to Ethics Consult — an opportunity to discuss, debate (respectfully), and learn together. We select an ethical dilemma from a true, but anonymized, patient care case, and then we provide an expert’s commentary. Last week, you voted on if it was ethical to force unvaccinated patients to use telehealth only.… Read More »

Pandemic Telehealth – Listening to Californians with Low Incomes

From CHCF Health Care Access, Experiences, and Concerns Since the COVID-19 Pandemic OCTOBER 8, 2020 Jen Joynt, Independent Health Care Consultant Rebecca Catterson, NORC Lucy Rabinowitz, NORC This page provides an overview of Listening to Californians with Low Incomes. The complete report, including 27 figures highlighting key survey findings, as well as detailed data tables, is available under Document… Read More »

CHCF Telehealth – What Payers and Providers Need to Know

Downloads Treatment and prevention of chronic illness threatens to overwhelm California’s health care safety net — the provider and payer organizations that serve people with low incomes. Long stressed by workforce shortages, the safety net is under increasing strain due to the rising prevalence of chronic conditions such as heart disease and diabetes in the patient population. Remote… Read More »

Microsoft Telehealth Solutions – Integrating Teladoc into Teams app

Microsoft Telehealth Solutions From FierceHealthCare July 2021 — Teladoc Health is partnering with Microsoft to integrate telehealth into the Teams app for hospitals and health systems. Excerpt: he combination of communications, collaboration and workflows in Microsoft Teams with Teladoc Health’s virtual care delivery technology will simplify the way care providers work by streamlining the technology and administrative processes associated with… Read More »

Healthcare Delivery Kiosks for Schools – Telemedicine

Healthcare Delivery Kiosks Read full press release IRVINE, CALIF. (PRWEB) MAY 25, 2021 OnDemand Visit, a direct-to-consumer telemedicine app, now offers walk-up kiosks for easy, accessible virtual healthcare visits. Although hospitals and clinics have already offered kiosk services for a quicker check-in process onsite, OnDemand Visit is kicking it up a notch by taking the kiosks offsite. Specifically, they… Read More »

2021 Telehealth for Libraries Guide Report

Telehealth for Libraries Guide Report Libraries on the vanguard of transforming healthcare delivery, what is your library going to do in this moment when the federal government is committing over $7 billion to communities making a difference? This guide lays out how to a) get to the heart of patrons’ healthcare needs, b) create something that’s never been… Read More »