Washington, District of Columbia and Telehealth

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5/26/2022 Dairy cows complicate telehealth schedules, but online palliative program proves "udder" success PR Newswire Ongoing pilot in Eastern Washington to be featured at Institute for Human Caring's Expert Series presentation June 16STEVENS COUNTY, Wash. , May 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Just as the family telehealth meeting was about to begin on Zoom, word came there was a snag."The goals-of-care meeting was scheduled at 1:15, but the spouse is delayed," texted Chaplain Gretchen Luoma Cohan. The spouse is a farmer. As Chaplain Luoma ...
5/24/2022 Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital's President & CEO Announces Plans to Retire PRWeb ... nothing without the support of the entire MWPH community, whom I will miss dearly.BALTIMORE (PRWEB) May 24, 2022Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital (MWPH), a leader in pediatric care for 100 years, announced that Sheldon ... Baltimore City to Prince George‚Aos County, Harford County, via Telehealth, and in the community.‚AuIt‚Aos hard to put into words what this hospital means to me, but it has been an honor and ...
8/30/2021 CVS Health Opens First MinuteClinic Locations in Washington as part of Nationwide Expansion of CVS HealthHUB‚Ñ¢ Locations PR Newswire ... Washington . MinuteClinic, the walk-in medical clinic inside CVS Pharmacy stores, provides high-quality, affordable care for a wide variety of acute, wellness and chronic disease care for patients ages 18 months and older, with expanded night and weekend hours and no appointment necessary. MinuteClinic also provides options for convenient telehealth visits."We're focused on helping increase access to high-quality, affordable health care for people in the communities where ...
8/30/2021 CVS Health Opens First MinuteClinic Locations in Washington as part of Nationwide Expansion of CVS HealthHUB‚Ñ¢ Locations Yahoo News Washington residents now have access to high-quality, affordable and convenient care in-person or virtually at MinuteClinicWOONSOCKET, R.I. , Aug. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced it has opened the first ... and no appointment necessary. MinuteClinic also provides options for convenient telehealth visits.CVS Health (PRNewsFoto/CVS Health) "We're focused on helping increase access to high-quality, affordable health care for people in the communities where ...
8/30/2021 CVS Health Opens First MinuteClinic Locations in Washington as part of Nationwide Expansion of CVS HealthHUB‚Ñ¢ Locations ... Washington. MinuteClinic, the walk-in medical clinic inside CVS Pharmacy stores, provides high-quality, affordable care for a wide variety of acute, wellness and chronic disease care for patients ages 18 months and older, with expanded night and weekend hours and no appointment necessary. MinuteClinic also provides options for convenient telehealth visits. "We're focused on helping increase access to high-quality, affordable health care for people in the communities where ...
8/30/2021 CVS Health Opens First MinuteClinic Locations in Washington as part of Nationwide Expansion of CVS HealthHUB‚Ñ¢ Locations ... Washington. MinuteClinic, the walk-in medical clinic inside CVS Pharmacy stores, provides high-quality, affordable care for a wide variety of acute, wellness and chronic disease care for patients ages 18 months and older, with expanded night and weekend hours and no appointment necessary. MinuteClinic also provides options for convenient telehealth visits. "We're focused on helping increase access to high-quality, affordable health care for people in the communities where ...
8/30/2021 CVS Health Opens First MinuteClinic Locations in Washington as part of Nationwide Expansion of CVS HealthHUB‚Ñ¢ Locations ... Washington. MinuteClinic, the walk-in medical clinic inside CVS Pharmacy stores, provides high-quality, affordable care for a wide variety of acute, wellness and chronic disease care for patients ages 18 months and older, with expanded night and weekend hours and no appointment necessary. MinuteClinic also provides options for convenient telehealth visits. "We're focused on helping increase access to high-quality, affordable health care for people in the communities where ...
8/1/2021 Senators Warren & Markey Seek Flexibilities That Break Down Barriers to Opioid Treatments ... Markey and Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who were elected by voters in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to serve the state in Washington DC in the US Senate. Both are Democrats. WASHINGTON DC ‚Ai Senators Edward J ... Administration (SAMHSA) and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to maintain telehealth flexibilities on medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for opioid use disorder (OUD) and to continue allowing expanded use of take home methadone. The letter also ...
7/20/2021 URAC and AmerisourceBergen Announce Strategic Relationship Washington, DC, July 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) ‚Ai URAC, the nation‚Aos largest independent health care accreditation organization and the undisputed recognized leader in pharmacy accreditation, announced today that is has entered into an agreement ... hospitals and health systems are increasingly building specialty pharmacy and telehealth capabilities, and it‚Aos vitally important they are accredited, so as to ensure the best outcomes for their patients,‚Au said Shawn Griffin, MD ...
7/20/2021 URAC and AmerisourceBergen Announce Strategic Relationship TweetWashington, DC,Washington, DC, URAC, the nation‚Aos largest independent health care accreditation organization and the undisputed recognized leader in pharmacy accreditation, announced today that is has entered into an agreement with global health ... hospitals and health systems are increasingly building specialty pharmacy and telehealth capabilities, and it‚Aos vitally important they are accredited, so as to ensure the best outcomes for their patients,‚Au said Shawn Griffin, MD ...
7/20/2021 African Entrepreneur Seun Mafa Set to Launch a $60 Million Telehealth Platform in the USA African Entrepreneur Seun Mafa Set to Launch a $60 Million Telehealth Platform in the USA African entrepreneur Seun Mafa set to launch a $60 million Telehealth platform in the USA that will cater to users with little or no healthcare coverage. Washington, DC, July 19, 2021 --( PR.com )--African born entrepreneur and startup founder Seun Mafa hopes to deliver the first of its kind telehealth platform to users around the world ...
7/19/2021 Washington, DC July 19, 2021 --( PR.com )-- Africa Washington, DC July 19, 2021 --( PR.com )-- African born entrepreneur and startup founder Seun Mafa hopes to deliver the first of its kind Telehealth platform to users around the world.Speaking this week at a press conference to relay some of the plans the company ‚AuIgnite Consults‚Au has for their Telehealth platform, Seun Mafa disclosed that this came out of the passion to provide quality healthcare services to users from ...
7/7/2021 Washington kids are behind on routine vaccines, at risk of missing the start of school - Tue, 06 Jul 2021 PST News] [Pacific NW] Washington kids are behind on routine vaccines, at risk of missing the start of school UPDATED: Tue., July 6, 2021 Harborview Medical Center pediatrician Dr. Beth Dawson-Hahn has become accustomed to diagnosing children over Zoom. Sometimes, a child‚Aos checkup is limited to a short telehealth call with parents. As a result, lots of boxes have gone unchecked, especially at the peak of the pandemic ‚Ai ...
5/12/2021 Washington extends and updates coronavirus worker housing rules Washington extends and updates coronavirus worker housing rules Washington extends and updates coronavirus worker housing rules Ross Courtney // May 12, 2021Washington workplace health and safety authorities have extended emergency rules for operating on-farm ... exposure was relaxed to require only one in-person or telehealth visit from a provider, down from two in-person visits per day. Also, all unvaccinated workers must now be quarantined and housed separately when ...
4/14/2021 The Ridgway Record Washington, DC, URAC, the nation‚Aos pre-eminent digital health accrediting entity, is proud to announce that VyTrac is the first company to be accredited under its newly launched Remote Patient Monitoring Accreditation program. URAC ... of expected scope, VyTrac can connect patients and providers via telehealth to facilitate proactive interventions.‚AuCoupling state-of-the-art artificial intelligence with a user-friendly mobile app, VyTrac is a front runner in digital ...
4/14/2021 VYTRAC EARNS URAC‚ÄôS FIRST REMOTE PATIENT MONITORING ACCREDITATION TweetWashington, DC, April 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE)Washington, DC, April 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- URAC, the nation‚Aos pre-eminent digital health accrediting entity, is proud to announce that VyTrac is the first company ... of expected scope, VyTrac can connect patients and providers via telehealth to facilitate proactive interventions.‚AuCoupling state-of-the-art artificial intelligence with a user-friendly mobile app, VyTrac is a front runner in digital ...
4/3/2021 Why Teladoc Health Shares Plunged 18% Last Month ... significant piece of news that affected the stock was that Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) said it was expanding its Amazon Care telehealth service across the country this summer, which is seen as a threat to Teladoc ... it would expand its in-person clinics in cities like Washington DC, Baltimore, and others, showing it‚Aos making a major play in the healthcare sector.So what TDOC data by YChartsNow what Teladoc ...
4/1/2021 Washington surgeon says his outpatient total joints jumped 200% after pandemic Becker's ASC Review Washington surgeon says his outpatient total joints jumped 200% after pandemic Laura Dyrda -P. Brodie Wood, MD, told Thurston Talk his total joint replacement practice in Olympia, Wash., shifted largely outpatient during the pandemic.The ... center, said moving the visits and education before surgery to telehealth expanded access for patients who live farther away from the center.More articles on surgery centers ...
3/30/2021 Washington Healthcare Update - March 2021 #5 This week in Washington: The House and Senate are in recess. Representatives Propose a Permanent Extension of CHIP Funding The House Energy and Commerce Committee is looking at ways to strengthen the Affordable Care Act ... Bill to Allow Medicare Advantage Plans to Reimburse Audio-Only Telehealth Visits On March 24, Reps. Terri Sewell (D-AL) and Gus Bilirakis (R-FL) introduced ‚AuThe Ensuring Parity in MA and PACE for Audio ...
3/24/2021 Don’t Take Away Our Telehealth Reimbursement! Congress Wants to Make it Permanent Posted by Deborah Overman Mar 24, 2021 Industry News , Regulation , Telemedicine 0
Washington, DC ‚Ai Representatives Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) and David McKinley (WV-01), with Rep. Joseph Morelle, Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick, Rep. Albio Sires ... Andre Carson, have reintroduced bipartisan legislation to increase access to telehealth services.The Expanded Telehealth Access Act expands the list of the providers eligible for Medicare reimbursement for providing care via telehealth.‚AuThe use of ...
3/23/2021 Wolters Kluwer Launches Telemedicine Resources to Help Clinicians Provide More Patient-Centered Virtual Care | Business Wire Business Wire WALTHAM, Mass.--( BUSINESS WIRE )-- The rapid rise of telehealth services during the COVID-19 pandemic propelled virtual care delivery into the mainstream as an accepted care modality among clinicians and patients. In response to this ... Wolters Kluwer. ‚AuThrough our collaboration with clinical experts from George Washington University and integration of regulatory resources from MediRegs, we are able to equip clinicians with continually updated, easily digestible information addressing the key challenges ...
3/17/2021 Amazon is expanding its health care service across the US this summer - CNET CNet ... Washington state , with plans to go nationwide with virtual care in the summer. "Amazon Care enables employers to provide access to high quality medical care within 60 seconds for employees, including options for care around the clock through messaging or video," the company said in a statement Wednesday, also noting services like COVID-19 tests, flu tests and preventive care. The service in Washington is primarily focused on telehealth, but ...
3/11/2021 Washington State's Highest Performing Medical Groups Reported | Markets Insider Business Insider ... Washington Health Alliance (Alliance) issues its 15th Community Checkup report today with results for more than 2,300 unique entities; clinics, medical groups, hospitals, and health plans, and continues its long tradition of providing transparency on the state's health care system (download the pdf here). "There is no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic has profoundly changed our health care system with an increase in access to telehealth and other remote ...
3/5/2021 The ‚ÄúState‚Äù of Telehealth: Washington The ‚AuState‚Au of Telehealth: Washington Thursday, March 4, 2021 Washington State Seeks to Make Audio-Only Telehealth PermanentOn February 5, 2021, Washington State Rep. Marcus Riccelli introduced House Bill 1196 (‚Au HB-1196 ‚Au) which seeks to set specific guidelines for use and coverage of audio-only telehealth platforms, such as the phone. HB-1196 would mandate coverage for audio-only telehealth beyond the public health emergency (the ...
3/5/2021 The ‚ÄúState‚Äù of Telehealth: Washington src="//www.jdsupra.com/post/contentViewerEmbed.aspx?fid=4e4f238c-b5eb-4afe-83e2-29c796d1cffe" Washington State Seeks to Make Audio-Only Telehealth Permanent On February 5, 2021, Washington State Rep. Marcus Riccelli introduced House Bill 1196 (‚Au HB-1196 ‚Au) which seeks to set specific guidelines for use and coverage of audio-only telehealth platforms, such as the phone. HB-1196 would mandate coverage for audio-only telehealth beyond the public health emergency (the ‚Au ...