By Devin Partida – Telehealth has become a staple, thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. While it isn’t a replacement for many forms of medicine, it enabled people to keep up with their physical and mental health without having to make the trip to the office.
The Federal Communications Commission approved an additional 71 applications for funding commitments totaling $40,468,845 for Round 2 of its COVID-19 Telehealth Program. This is the FCC’s third funding announcement of approved Round 2 applications bringing the total to approximately $123.6 million awarded to health care providers in each state, territory, and the District of Columbia.
Next week we recognize the first-ever Telehealth Awareness Week, September 19-25, 2021, dedicated by the American Telemedicine Association to highlight the role that telehealth now plays in the delivery of healthcare services. Our Friday Five is brought to you by eVisit, a virtual care platform for national healthcare systems and IDNs, and lists healthcare organizations harnessing the power of telehealth in a range of different ways.
By Devin Partida – There’s been a recent boom in telehealth services that some people say could forever change care delivery. Teleneurology is a related trend. Here’s a look at what it is and how the option could help patients.
The Federal Communications Commission approved an initial set of 62 applications for funding commitments totaling $41.98 million for Round 2 of its COVID-19 Telehealth Program.
By Devin Partida – The past year has been a turning point for many industries, especially health care. The medical sector embraced new technologies and services at a record pace in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. Perhaps the most recognizable and impactful of these changes was telehealth and virtual care.
The HIMSS conference returns to in-person this August. With a demand for healthcare and healthcare technology in a digital world, the telehealth conversation is ever-evolving. Learn from the experts and join the discussion so you can plan and prepare for what’s next at HIMSS21.
Check out HealthcareNOW Radio’s telehealth infographic. It highlights the top benefits, types of services, mechanisms for delivery, how payment works, and how COVID-19 has increased the demand for telehealth.