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 »