Telehealth

Trump Pushes Telehealth, mHealth Adoption in Medicare Executive Order

2019-10-06T09:30:03-04:00

By Eric Wicklund, mHealth Intelligence | October 4, 2019 President Donald Trump is ordering Medicare to adopt more telehealth programs and pave the way for new technologies, including mHealth tools and services. In a scheduled visit to a Florida retirement community on Thursday, the President signed an Executive Order that, [...]

Trump Pushes Telehealth, mHealth Adoption in Medicare Executive Order2019-10-06T09:30:03-04:00

Survey: Providers Need to Make Seniors Comfortable With Telehealth

2019-10-06T09:43:48-04:00

By Eric Wicklund, mHealth Intelligence | October 2, 2019 While telehealth may be poised to help seniors improve their health and wellness, a new survey from the University of Michigan finds that population isn’t taking a liking to connected health technology just yet. Drawn from a national sample of more [...]

Survey: Providers Need to Make Seniors Comfortable With Telehealth2019-10-06T09:43:48-04:00

Telehealth Program IDs, Treats New Moms Dealing With Hypertension

2019-09-17T07:42:42-04:00

By Eric Wicklund, mHealth Intelligence | September 12, 2019 A telehealth program for new mothers is showing success in helping caregivers identify those with high blood pressure, a key factor in the nation’s maternal mortality rate. Developed by the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and the Magee-Women’s Research Institute [...]

Telehealth Program IDs, Treats New Moms Dealing With Hypertension2019-09-17T07:42:42-04:00

NC Governor Vetoes Medicaid Telehealth Bill in Feud With Lawmakers

2019-09-17T08:08:49-04:00

By Eric Wicklund, mHealth Intelligence | September 11, 2019 A bill to expand Medicaid reimbursement for telehealth and telemental health programs has been vetoed by North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper, a casualty in the Democratic governor’s ongoing battle with Republican lawmakers over a state budget and Medicaid expansion. HB 555 [...]

NC Governor Vetoes Medicaid Telehealth Bill in Feud With Lawmakers2019-09-17T08:08:49-04:00

Issue Brief Urges States to Be Careful in Regulating Home Telehealth

2019-09-17T05:46:00-04:00

By Eric Wicklund, mHealth Intelligence | September 6, 2019 Healthcare providers are launching home-based telehealth programs faster than states or the federal government can draft guidelines for them. This could hinder efforts to define their value and boost sustainability and scalability. That’s the opinion put forth by the Milbank Memorial [...]

Issue Brief Urges States to Be Careful in Regulating Home Telehealth2019-09-17T05:46:00-04:00

NIST Seeks Security Guidelines for Remote Patient Monitoring Programs

2019-08-31T17:01:53-04:00

By Eric Wicklund, mHealth Intelligence | August 29, 2019 Federal regulators are asking for examples from telehealth providers on how they offer secure remote patient monitoring programs. The National Institute on Standards and Technology (NIST) is set to post a notice in this week’s Federal Register calling for help from [...]

NIST Seeks Security Guidelines for Remote Patient Monitoring Programs2019-08-31T17:01:53-04:00