Monday, January 17, 2022

Telehealth: New Research Shows Patient Preference Will Define Telehealth’s Role After...

In a new paper published in JAMA Network, researchers discovered that given the choice, patients still preferred in-person medical visits over telehealth...

Stateline: Telehealth Laws Expanded in Several States, Could Be Made Permanent

In a new story for Stateline, writer Michael Ollove explores several states' response to telehealth in the continuing COVID-19 pandemic. Several states...

Beckers: COVID-19 Funding Led to Rural Hospitals Improving IT

In a story for Becker's Hospital Review, rural health care facilities beefed up their IT with the help of federal COVID-19 funds,...

Rural Blog: Senate Subcommittee Pressed to Set Telehealth Regulations

In a report for The Rural Blog, information technology experts and telehealth company presidents testified in front of The Subcommittee on Communications,...

STAT News: Rural ICU Tests Telehealth in COVID-19 Surge

In a new story from STAT News, one rural hospital in Alabama became a safe haven for many COVID-19 patients in the...

Rutgers: Telehealth Smoking Treatment May Help Rural Prison Population Kick the...

In a new study by Rutgers University, telehealth programs designed to help people quit smoking was shown to reduce tobacco use in...

Telemedicine in the Time of COVID-19

St. Francis Hospital Vinita is located in Vinita, Oklahoma, an old railroad town of about 5,300 people nestled in the northeast corner of the...

“Spotty at Best”: Lack of Rural Broadband Limits Access to CARES...

The coronavirus pandemic has driven a massive expansion of telehealth, both due to loosening of federal and state regulations allowing public and private insurance...

SBHCs Deliver Crucial Care to Rural Students

The more than 900 students at Apple Valley Middle School in Hendersonville, NC usually keep the campus buzzing with activity. But a week after...

COVID-19: Telemedicine’s Perfect Storm

Telemedicine is in the midst of a flashbulb moment. Just as Americans’ reference “before/after 9/11” to describe how September 11, 2001, forever changed the...

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