The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) is asking the Department of Health and Human Services to remove telemedicine restrictions on accountable care organizations and other...
An increase in healthcare provider use of cloud technology combined with a decrease in the cost of IT implementation could propel big changes for the U.S. healthcare IT market in the next few years, according to a new report.
Home is not only where the heart is, but also where the telehealth market is focused, based on a recently published Frost & Sullivan survey from the American Telemedicine Association's 2013 annual meeting.
The full potential of telehealth cannot be realized unless privacy and security risks are addressed up front, according to Joseph Lorenzo Hall, chief technologist at the Center for Democracy and Technology.
Telemedicine offers a way for doctors to treat more patients as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act brings in more people seeking care. And the quality of care is not compromised,...
The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced this week that it will disperse more than $4 million in grants across 11 states to boost telemedicine in rural areas. The grants--which will go toward telecommunications equipment--are part of a larger Obama administration initiative that also includes expanding distance learning opportunities over the next five years.
A Health Affairs study of adult users of a national telemedicine service found that it appears to be expanding access to patients who are not connected to other providers.
State policies have big impact on whether hospitals decide to offer telehealth services, according to research published in the newest issue of Health Affairs. The research is based on data from the...
Telestroke programs are valuable for rural areas with the proper facilitators and state policies, though they're not without their barriers, according to a study published this month in the journal Telemedicine and e-Health.
Telemedicine is not preferable for optimal palliative care, though patients do have a positive attitude toward using it, a new study published in the journal Telemedicine and e-Health finds.