COVID-19: Telehealth and Virtual Care

Sep 2, 2020
In this podcast, Rebecca Chickey, senior director of field engagement, behavioral health services of the AHA is speaking with Martha Whitecotton, senior vice president of Behavioral Health Services at Atrium Health in Charlotte North Carolina, about using telehealth visits to provide behavioral…
Aug 24, 2020
Virtual Care Expands Access, Improves Outcomes in Pandemic Surge Featuring a Case Study by Holy Name Medical Center  Wednesday, October 7, 2020  1 - 2 p.m. Eastern; noon - 1 p.m. Central; 10 - 11 a.m. Pacific  
Aug 11, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic forced Americans to rapidly and without warning pivot to telehealth at levels exponentially higher than before the pandemic. So, what’s next?
Aug 4, 2020
The White House Aug. 3 issued an executive order on “improving rural health and telehealth access.” The order includes directives to: launch a new payment model for rural health care; develop and implement a strategy to improve rural health care infrastructure; create a report describing policy…
Jul 30, 2020
AHA released The Future of Telehealth — Protecting Patient Access to Care, which urges Congress and the Administration to ensure telehealth flexibilities remain in place after the COVID-19 public health emergency and to reimburse virtual services on par with in-person care.
Jul 30, 2020
Telehealth connects patients to vital health care services through videoconferencing, remote monitoring, electronic consults and wireless communications.
Jul 29, 2020
On June 10, Clarke County Hospital, a 25-bed critical access hospital in Osceola, Iowa, was awarded by the Federal Communications Commission, $170,072 as part of the agency’s COVID-19 Telehealth Program. – The program is part of the FCC’s response to the COVID-19 public health emergency and will…
Jul 28, 2020
Monitoring confirmed or suspected COVID-19 patients at home and remaining in regular contact can be a challenge, but the University of Pennsylvania Health System (UPHS) has come up with an automated text messaging system that has been working effectively.