Tag: telehealth

AHA Releases Comments on Telehealth Recommendations

Low-income consumers to see greatest impact The American Hospital Association (AHA) recently submitted its comments on the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Notice of Proposed Rulemaking in the matter of Promoting Telehealth for Low-Income Consumers. The AHA has endorsed the Commission’s proposal for a Connected…

A Radiologist’s Playbook for Care Coordination

Digital imaging, changing physical location, new networking and telehealth help radiologists care for patients Radiologists play an important role in the healthcare system. In the outpatient setting, doctors refer patients to radiology departments for evaluation and diagnosis of illness. In the acute realm, imaging…

The Telehealth Panacea

The increasing cost of healthcare and widening gap in coverage has caused lawmakers and health service providers to explore cost-effective strategies for service delivery. Telemedicine may be the panacea that could address this gap, as more experts arrive at the consensus that widespread implementation…

Telehealth for Dementia Patients

The nursing profession has seen many changes in the 21st century and continues to find new and innovative ways of delivering care. Along with changes in the way health care is delivered come changes in the way providers are reimbursed as well as the…

Telehealth in Schools

Nurses facilitate real-time treatment options A student complains of a sore throat. She goes to see the school nurse who determines it would be best if a physician checked her out, as she may need medication. The girl’s parents are called, one must leave…

Telehealth in Respiratory Care

Reducing the cost of healthcare services without decreasing the quality of those services is a universal goal of all the stakeholders in healthcare. Telehealth is almost universally accepted as a means to reduce costs and still provide quality care. However, telehealth still faces significant…

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