Partners HealthCare’s Joe Kvedar, M.D., to Serve as American Telemedicine Association President

Partners HealthCare’s Joe Kvedar, M.D., to Serve as American Telemedicine Association President »

26 Jul, 2019
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  Change is coming to the American Telemedicine Association (ATA). The organization yesterday announced Joseph Kvedar, M.D., of Boston-based Partners HealthCare, as president-elect. His year-long term will begin in April 2020. Kvedar served as president of ATA from 2004 to 2005 and was on the board of directors from 2002 to 2006. Kvedar will succeed…
Overcome the Technical Challenges of Telehealth for Nephrology

Overcome the Technical Challenges of Telehealth for Nephrology »

15 Jul, 2019
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  Sponsored by the Renal Physicians Association. Not long ago, reimbursement rules severely limited how nephrology practitioners could treat patients via telemedicine. If they wanted to receive payment for their services, physicians could use the technology to treat only those dialysis patients who were at an “originating site,” such as a hospital or similar clinical…
Telehealth Services Cut Length of Stay, Improve Patient Satisfaction

Telehealth Services Cut Length of Stay, Improve Patient Satisfaction »

  Patient satisfaction surrounding telehealth services lives on. The most recent study to support the idea that patients like telemedicine comes from UbiCare, a Boston-based patient engagement company, and a four-hospital U.S. health system. In the unreleased study, the partners reviewed feedback from more than 2,000 patients who received email or text notifications about their…
The Top 4 Telehealth Companies

The Top 4 Telehealth Companies »

27 Mar, 2018
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Business meetings, educational courses and long-distance relationships can all be easier facilitated through the use of the internet and a webcam. Physician consulting is no different; telemedicine now promises to remotely diagnose and treat patients by means of telecommunication technology. While there are some drawbacks, including difficulty in properly physically assessing patients, patients can now access physicians across the country and receive medical opinions that would otherwise require a flight and other extraneous measures.

Telehealth and AI: The Future of Diagnosis

Telehealth and AI: The Future of Diagnosis »

22 Feb, 2018
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Often, health conditions are left untreated or misdiagnosed as a result of a patient’s limited access to well-trained medical professionals in their area. InfiniteMD, a Cambridge-based healthcare startup, looks to solve this problem.

ACC’s Roadmap to Innovation Health Policy Seeks to Revolutionize Healthcare

ACC’s Roadmap to Innovation Health Policy Seeks to Revolutionize Healthcare »

24 Jan, 2018
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How can practitioners hope to integrate, fund, and evaluate the constantly-evolving healthcare landscape into clinical practices? The ACC has an answer. Following the association’s first annual Healthcare Innovation Statement in 2016, members created the 2017 Roadmap for Innovation in November. The statement identifies three primary fields of focus: Digital Health, Big Data, and Precision Health.

The MAVEN Project’s Mission to Improve Access to Healthcare

The MAVEN Project’s Mission to Improve Access to Healthcare »

According to the CDC, over 28 million Americans are uninsured, and approximately 70 million Americans are covered by Medicaid. There is a growing, unmet need for access to specialists and primary care doctors in medically underserved communities.  The MAVEN Project is on a mission to change this.

It’s a match: app sets up patients and dietitians for virtual nutrition counseling

It’s a match: app sets up patients and dietitians for virtual nutrition counseling »

Boston-based startup Nutrimedy connects patients and registered dietitians for virtual nutrition counseling. Its innovative approach to telenutrition landed it a coveted spot in the MassChallenge accelerator, which will begin this month.

Top 5 Reads of the Week

Top 5 Reads of the Week »

15 Jul, 2016
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In this week’s MTB Roundup: Arizona’s measles outbreak, a possible link between cancer and type 2 diabetes, telehealth to revolutionize medicine and more…

How MD Anderson Plans to Democratize Specialists’ Expertise

How MD Anderson Plans to Democratize Specialists’ Expertise »

With the help of IBM’s Watson Health, the Oncology Expert Advisor is leveraging clinicians’ knowledge, connected analytics, telemedicine and cognitive computing to reimagine a distributed healthcare system.

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