COVID-19: Telehealth and Virtual Care

Jul 19, 2021
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Sutter Health has used the full breadth of our integrated system to help meet the needs of clinicians, staff and patients across Northern California. From investing in testing solutions at COVID-19’s onset, adapting swiftly to treat patients during the largest…
Jul 9, 2021
The AHA expressed support for the Protecting Rural Telehealth Access Act (S. 1988), legislation that would make permanent several telehealth flexibilities provided under the ongoing COVID-19 public health emergency.
May 19, 2021
Since the first COVID-19 cases were diagnosed and the pandemic changed the ways in which patients were able to access traditional health care settings, providers were required to navigate significant challenges to ensure their services were still able to reach millions of patients. In response,…
May 19, 2021
In a statement submitted to the Senate Finance Committee for a hearing today on COVID-19 health care flexibilities, AHA urged Congress and the administration to make permanent certain health care flexibilities granted for the COVID-19 public health emergency that have enhanced the patient…
Apr 28, 2021
At a House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health hearing, health care stakeholders urged Congress to continue granting telehealth flexibilities to health care providers in an effort to best care for patients beyond the COVID-19 public health emergency. 
Apr 28, 2021
The increased use of telehealth since the start of the public health emergency (PHE) is producing high-quality outcomes for patients, closing longstanding workforce gaps and those that arose as a result of an overwhelmed, hardworking provider workforce, and protecting access for patients too…
Apr 16, 2021
The Federal Communications Commission will accept applications for COVID-19 Telehealth Program Round 2 funding from April 29 at 12 p.m. ET to May 6 at 12 p.m. ET. 
Apr 12, 2021
When the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic hit, hospitals, health systems and their affiliated physician practices became online caregivers almost overnight.