Telehealth

American Well: 66% of Americans Are Open to Using Telehealth

2019-08-31T17:22:39-04:00

By Jackie Drees, Becker's Hospital Review | August 27, 2019 Two-thirds of American consumers say they are open to using telehealth instead of an in-person healthcare appointment, according to a recent American Well survey. For its 2019 Consumer Survey, telehealth platform American Well commissioned Harris Poll to perform an online study [...]

American Well: 66% of Americans Are Open to Using Telehealth2019-08-31T17:22:39-04:00

Direct-to-Consumer Telehealth Requires Careful Planning, Preparation

2019-08-26T19:01:45-04:00

By Eric Wicklund, mHealth Intelligence | August 22, 2019 Many hospitals and health systems are looking to jump into the virtual care arena by launching a direct-to-consumer telehealth service. That may be a mistake. A direct-to-consumer telehealth platform may seem like low-hanging fruit to a hospital or health system looking [...]

Direct-to-Consumer Telehealth Requires Careful Planning, Preparation2019-08-26T19:01:45-04:00

FCC Tweaks Rural Health Care Program to Aid Telehealth Expansion

2019-08-05T12:04:04-04:00

By Eric Wicklund, mHealth Intelligence | August 2, 2019 The Federal Communications Commission is tweaking its Rural Health Care Program in a bid to improve funding opportunities for new and expanding telehealth programs. The agency this week issued a Report and Order that aims to “ensure limited program funds are [...]

FCC Tweaks Rural Health Care Program to Aid Telehealth Expansion2019-08-05T12:04:04-04:00

New Bills, Research Shine the Spotlight on Telehealth for Moms

2019-08-05T03:24:53-04:00

By Eric Wicklund, mHealth Intelligence | August 2, 2019 Connected health services for new and expectant mothers are all the rage in telehealth circles these days, with several bills aimed at improving telehealth access in rural regions and a new study aiming to determine whether a popular mHealth app helps [...]

New Bills, Research Shine the Spotlight on Telehealth for Moms2019-08-05T03:24:53-04:00

From Vanuatu To Alaska: Telemedicine Helps Remote Communities Around The Globe

2019-07-31T18:52:49-04:00

The Medical Futurist | July 23, 2019 Did you know that up in the North in Alaska, patient records can only be transported on a sled with a Husky team if the internet connection is down? It could take around 30 days for them to reach the main city, Anchorage. [...]

From Vanuatu To Alaska: Telemedicine Helps Remote Communities Around The Globe2019-07-31T18:52:49-04:00

ATA Releases 2019 Update of State-by-State Telehealth Report Cards

2019-07-22T23:16:16-04:00

By Eric Wicklund, mHealth Intelligence | July 19, 2019 Four out of every five US states have moved to improve telehealth coverage or reimbursement over the past two years, according to the latest survey of state laws and policies by the American Telemedicine Association. But like so many other reports [...]

ATA Releases 2019 Update of State-by-State Telehealth Report Cards2019-07-22T23:16:16-04:00