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Pilot Study Will Test Using Home Telehealth with Multiple Sclerosis Patients(4/5/2017)
Telehealth reporter Audrey Kinsella spoke with Dr. Elizabeth Morrison-Banks, M.D., a health science clinical professor at the University of California, Riverside, about the study she designed and is leading.
CHF Study Proves Value of Remote Patient Monitoring(3/15/2017)
This 2015 study is worth revisiting as the heat is turned up on reporting post-acute patient outcomes and further reducing hospital readmission.
Telehealth Platform Provides Home Care Patients with Bluetooth-Enabled Tablets(2/15/2017)
Largest health system in Long Island, NY switches to Health Recovery Solutions for post-acute remote patient monitoring.
ATA Requests Public Comment on New Telehealth Practice Guidelines(1/18/2017)
Use links in this article to submit your comments on three telehealth categories.
An HCTR Product Review: Non-Human Avatars Are Becoming More Human(1/4/2017)
Is Healthcare at Home ready for animated avatars in patient care? Telehealth reporter Audrey Kinsella found a new company that is redefining the category and getting excellent results.
Holiday Re-Gifting for a Good Cause(12/14/2016)
Is your activity tracker on your wrist or in a drawer right now? If you have more FitBits than you need, and if you would like to see more elderly people benefiting from them, check out this new service our telehealth reporter Audrey Kinsella found.
New Mobile Health Tools; Newly Mobile Seniors(11/30/2016)
Presented for your approval, a new term, "Nana Technology:" any healthcare device Grandma can figure out how to use without any help.
The Changing World of Healthcare at Home for Seniors(11/9/2016)
In her most personal and revealing article to date, our telehealth reporter, Audrey Kinsella, declares it is time to modify the Medicare homebound requirement. As an "almost homebound" person herself, only she could have asked this one question of keynote speaker and AARP CEO JoAnn Jenkins.
Partners Health Sponsors 13th Annual "Connected Health Symposium"(10/12/2016)
Over 1,000 expected in Boston October 20-21. Telehealth reporter Audrey Kinsella, who will represent us there, offers this preview.
Off-Site Patient Tracking and Tele-Caregiving: A Look at the “Live Expert®” System(9/14/2016)
Chicago-based telehealth company introduces one-touch video visit technology to simplify use by seniors.
Tele-Woundcare: Its Use and Promise(8/17/2016)
The practice of sending wound photos to expert nurses climbs to new heights with high-resolution telehealth technology from Corstrada.
Dictum Health Introduces "Virtual Exam Room"(5/18/2016)
Virtual physician office visits may help healthcare at home patients stay independent longer.
Virtual Exam Room Connects MDs with Homebound Patients(4/20/2016)
International telehealth company, Dictum Health, releases video visit system with doctor-to-home visits in mind.
Risk Management: A New Set of Tools for Healthcare at Home(4/13/2016)
UK home care researcher finds success with personalized care paths, in a system called "reablement."
Connected Care and the Aging Generations(4/6/2016)
Guest author Scott Herrmann explains how mobile applications will drive patient engagement, perhaps not with the current generation but certainly with the Boomers.
Telehealth: It's Not Just For the Homebound - Part 2(4/6/2016)
Our telehealth reporter, Audrey Kinsella, has a new web site packed with tips about deploying remote patient monitoring. In this summary, she discusses monitoring for patients who are not homebound and the concept of motivational training for nurses.
Telehealth: It's Not Just For the Homebound Anymore(3/16/2016)
Our vigilant telehealth reporter Audrey Kinsella has discovered an unusual PERS system that says remote patient monitoring has a role for all seniors living alone, whether homebound or active.
Telehealth Top Topic at World Health Congress(3/9/2016)
Attend in person or live online to join the conversation about remote patient monitoring. One featured speaker will be the Chief Medical Officer of Humana at Home.
American Telemedicine Association Endorses Physical Therapy Licensure Compact(2/3/2016)
Licensing across state lines would benefit patients, ATA says.
Investment in On-Demand Healthcare to Reach $1 Billion in 2017, Accenture Finds(2/3/2016)
Research declares funding for on-demand healthcare ventures will quadruple from over $200 million in 2014 to $1 billion by the end of 2017.
Shut-In Seniors No Longer Shut Out, Thanks To Virtual Senior Centers(1/6/2016)
Yoga, music, and art classes piped into the homes of isolated seniors fight loneliness and depression.
200 Telemedicine Laws Introduced Last Year(1/6/2016)
According to research published by the National Conference of State Legislatures and reported in Health IT Outcomes, 42 states introduced telemedicine bills last year.
Why Wait? Start Early to Ready Seniors’ Homes for Aging in Place(12/9/2015)
Listen to patients before you select that high-tech tool. mHealth is all about customization.
Congress Hints at New Hope for Medicare Telehealth Reimbursement(12/2/2015)
Two bills introduced in Congress, one in each chamber, would lift the ban on clinicians caring for patients across state lines with telehealth technologies.
Kaiser MD Prefers Using New Technologies to Provide "Just Enough" Care(11/18/2015)
Patient outcomes is one of the legs of The Triple Aim, surrounding every patient with technology is not. An interview with Kaiser's Robert Pearl, MD.

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