Barriers prevent LTC residents from reaping full benefits of telemedicine: study
May 18, 2022
New technology learning curves and a preference for in-person care create barriers to telemedicine for independent living residents, a Stanford University study finds.
Uneven broadband access fostering inequality, panelists say
May 17, 2022
The U.S. is creating two Americas with its lack of cohesive policy on universal broadband access, said panelists Monday during the Department of Health and Human Services’ Telehealth Conference.
The fate of telehealth funding once PHE is gone
May 09, 2022
Despite a spate of high-profile cases among the “DC elite” in recent weeks, the federal government seems eager to turn the page on COVID-19. Anthony Fauci, M.D. recently announced that we are...
Study: Telehealth hospital follow-ups comparable to inpatient visits during pandemic
May 04, 2022
Patients receiving telehealth care for a new health condition fared just as well as those who consulted with a provider through inpatient visits.
Hybrid and virtual cardiac rehab patients show similar improvements, study finds
May 02, 2022
Whether it’s delivered virtually or in-person, cardiac rehabilitation has the same potential to improve healthcare measures, investigators say.
How can we prepare for the future of healthcare technology?
Mar 31, 2022
Over the last few years in senior living, we have seen many anticipated technological changes come to sudden fruition. Businesses that promised more digital care options for years found they could no longer...
Geriatrician survey: Swift telehealth adoption was ‘instrumental’ to pandemic patient care
Mar 18, 2022
Responses by Genesis HealthCare physicians offer insight into the dramatic shift in care delivery that took place as COVID-19 raged in 2020.
Clinical briefs for Friday, March 11
Mar 11, 2022
New dementia affects about 3% of adults with COVID-19 pneumonia … Omnibus spending bill contains provisions to extend telehealth waivers … Point-of-care screening for hearing loss leads to greater...
Spending package promises 5-month extension of telehealth flexibilities
Mar 10, 2022
Medicare telehealth flexibilities put in place during the public health emergency, and hailed by providers, would remain in place for five months after the PHE ends if enough lawmakers line up behind a...
Clinical briefs for Wednesday, March 2
Mar 02, 2022
Telemedicine helped nursing home residents avoid ER visits, research finds … Britain revokes mandatory COVID-19 shots for nursing home staff, other healthcare workers … Electronic devices can disable...