Category Archives: Telehealth

Expanding telehealth access post-pandemic

From FierceHealthcare Jun2020 Congress took steps to quickly expand access to telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic . Now 30 senators are calling for those changes to become permanent. Senator Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, wrote a letter (PDF) urging Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, and minority leader Charles Schumer, D-New York, to support expanding access to telehealth services on a permanent basis… Read More »

Health kiosk Higi closes $30M in Funding

Blood Pressure Kiosks Evolving Excerpt from MobiHealth News May 2020 — Announcement of new funding for Higi and their blood pressure self-check machines. Installed in thousands of locations.  With new legislation on telemedicine its a pretty good guess that the Higi station will evolve from a relatively singular purpose to a multi-functional health station.  Scheduling vaccine comes to… Read More »

COVID-19 Telehealth Program

See FCC website Apr2020 Purpose The COVID-19 Telehealth Program will provide $200 million in funding, appropriated by Congress as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, to help health care providers provide connected care services to patients at their homes or mobile locations in response to the novel Coronavirus 2019 disease (COVID-19) pandemic. On April… Read More »

Cleveland Clinic, American Well new telehealth company

Excerpted from Fierce Healthcare Cleveland Clinic, American Well launching new joint venture telehealth company by Heather Landi | Oct 21, 2019 1:29pm The vision of The Clinic is to make Cleveland Clinic’s “service level available to every human being on Earth,” according to hospital executives. (Courtesy of Cleveland Clinic) ShareFacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPrint Cleveland Clinic and telehealth company American Well are launching a… Read More »