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Consumer Health Connections Touts Impact of Telehealth


chcOn Monday, the team at Consumer Health Connections (CHC) shared with MHW details of how they are making “bold strides to propel workers’ compensation into the next generation of claims and case management.”

CHC, if you’re not familiar, is a self-described technology company that offers innovative, cloud-based solutions tailored for the workers’ compensation industry (a portion of which includes HIPAA compliant telehealth software with embedded claim and case management features).

Components of CHC’s solution include an automated workflow and tracking system for capturing pertinent analytics, automated scheduling, web and mobile accessibility, and hardware interface. Using cloud-computing technology, their customized telemedicine application functions as a virtual care system, complete with video and audio communication capabilities and endless reporting potential.

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Senior Care Executives Gain New Insight to Telehealth, mHealth


Senior Care Executives Gain New Insight to Telehealth, mHealthAhead of the weekend Keystone Technologies — a provider of health IT and senior care technology solutions — announced that it is publishing a guide for senior care executives looking upgrade their technology in order to improve care.

The e-book, Telehealth, mHealth, and Beyond: Improving Quality of Care and Quality of Life by Keeping Seniors Connected, is available now for download at no charge.

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Keystone Technologies Releases New Guide to Telehealth, mHealth


Keystone Technologies, a provider of health IT and senior care technology solutions, announced today that it is publishing a guide for senior care executives looking upgrade their technology in order to improve care.

The e-book, Telehealth, mHealth, and Beyond: Improving Quality of Care and Quality of Life by Keeping Seniors Connected, is available now for free download.

Reimbursement rules and other federal requirements have removed the personal touch from healthcare delivery. Even in the senior care setting, time and regulations constrain physicians and caregivers. Yet, their involvement is critical in preventing hospital readmissions, maintaining the health of seniors with chronic conditions, and keeping more seniors independent and healthy. Keystone Technologies’ new guide explores how modern technology is bringing the personal touch back into senior care.

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Telehealth: The Key to Improving Physician Workflow and Patient Care


Telehealth The Key to Improving Physician Workflow and Patient CareThe following is a guest contributed post by Mike Sutter of Carle Health System writing for Mobile Health Matters.

Several different ‘flavors’ of telehealth have developed over the years, with varying degrees of popularity and adoption. Some hospitals have telehealth systems in an emergency room, allowing ER physicians to communicate directly with physicians at another site. Other hospitals have specialty physicians who leverage telehealth visits from one health facility to another.

Telehealth equipment is generally known to be costly and limited. Traditionally, telehealth tools were permanently located in one room and only accessible when that room was available – very similar to the advent of teleconferencing rooms in offices. Unless a mobile cart was available to move from room to room, the telehealth offerings remained limited.

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Health:Further Announces Agenda for March 1 Telehealth Event


Health Further Announces Agenda for March 1 Telehealth EventOn Friday, Health:Further unveiled the agenda for the first of its quarterly event series.

The first HFQ event, which will be held in Nashville on March 1, will focus on telehealth and features notable experts in the field, case studies from established healthcare companies, and demonstrations of prominent telehealth technologies.

A statement provided to MHW on Friday dished details on the upcoming event.
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Dictum Health, SunTech Medical Focusing on Next-Generation Telehealth


Dictum Health, SunTech Medical Focusing on Next-Generation TelehealthDictum Health, Inc., a new medical-device company with cross-industry expertise to provide the next evolution in the continuum of care, has just announced  a new partnership with SunTech Medical Inc., a supplier of clinical grade blood-pressure monitoring products and technologies.

We’re told that Dictum Health will incorporate SunTech’s Advantage non-invasive blood-pressure modules in its next-generation telehealth solution, a mobile, cloud-based platform that provides acute-care diagnostics for remote and home-based patients in the U.S. and international markets.

Monitoring blood pressure consistently and accurately in diverse and complex clinical environments is critical to managing hypertension and other chronic diseases. SunTech’s Advantage blood-pressure modules seamlessly interface with Dictum Health’s platform to establish a new telehealth model that supports clinical care anytime, anywhere. SunTech joins a select group of Dictum Health partners to create an integrated telehealth solution that is the next evolution in the continuum of care.

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USDA Focusing on Telehealth to Boost Rural Mississippi Health Care Services


USDA Proving 23.4 Million in Distance Learning, Telemedicine GrantsEarlier this month, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Business-Cooperative Service Administrator Sam Rikkers visited the Delta region to tour Coahoma Community College and announce four USDA grants.

The grants, we have learned, total $2.4 million for health care enhancements in rural Mississippi.

The grants are being provided through the Delta Health Care Services Grant Program, which was established in 2008 and reauthorized as part of the 2014 Farm Bill.

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