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5/21/2021 Editorial: The pandemic caused many to forgo routine medical care – it's time to get back in the habit | Health & Fitness | ArcaMax Publishing As the COVID-19 pandemic recedes as a direct threat, other known public health risks need to come back into focus.Surveys and studies confirm that during last year's lockdowns and stay-at-home orders ... recovering.The JAMA study notes that those who pivoted to telehealth were more likely to have continued getting screened than those who didn't pursue any form of communication with their doctors during the lockdown. Many ...
5/21/2021 Editorial: The pandemic caused many to forgo routine medical care – it's time to get back in the habit | Op Eds | ArcaMax Publishing As the COVID-19 pandemic recedes as a direct threat, other known public health risks need to come back into focus.Surveys and studies confirm that during last year's lockdowns and stay-at-home orders ... recovering.The JAMA study notes that those who pivoted to telehealth were more likely to have continued getting screened than those who didn't pursue any form of communication with their doctors during the lockdown. Many ...
5/21/2021 Health & Welfare Plans Newsletter for May 21, 2021 ... Telehealth Expansion; Payment Approaches Are Key Talking Point "During a congressional hearing, a healthcare policy expert said fee-for-service is not a viable way to fund a Medicare telehealth expansion. Implementation of capitated payment models for telehealth is essential both to manage overall spending and to promote innovation, experts said. Pending legislation would permanently incorporate some of the telehealth waivers that were established in response to the public health ...
5/18/2021 As the Senate Finance Committee considers telehealth expansion, payment approaches are a key talking point As the Senate Finance Committee considers telehealth expansion, payment approaches are a key talking point Save XL Print During a congressional hearing, a healthcare policy expert said fee-for-service is not a viable way ... the telehealth waivers that were established in response to the public health emergency.As Congress mulls the future of telehealth policy, one expert says continuing to fund virtual care using traditional payment models is not ...
5/12/2021 ICAN! Launches Five-Year Initiative To Address Unmet Contraceptive Need In Illinois PR Newswire ... These contraceptive care "Quality Hubs" will be featured on ICAN!'s new digital platform, www.ican4all.org , wherein users can connect to telehealth or in-person appointments with high quality providers equipped to provide same-day access ... Executive Director Katie Thiede stated: "Our nation's dual crises of public health and racial injustice have highlighted the urgent need for more equitable health care delivery, and have compounded the existing unmet need for high ...
5/12/2021 Telehealth Flexibilities Helping People Have Uninterrupted Access to Cancer Care Should Continue After the Pandemic Telehealth Flexibilities Helping People Have Uninterrupted Access to Cancer Care Should Continue After the Pandemic May 11, 2021The Association for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) submitted comments to a House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee hearing ... Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) declaration of a public health emergency (PHE), under which HHS issued a temporary waiver of strict geographic and originating site restrictions, allowing patients and providers around the country ...
5/11/2021 Telehealth Expansion is Part of 2021 Fee Schedule Search for: Telehealth Expansion is Part of 2021 Fee ScheduleWhat COVID-19 kick-started, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services endorsed in the 2021 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule, adding a list of reimbursable telehealth ... person visits to access care.‚AuBefore the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE), only 15,000 fee-for-service beneficiaries each week received a Medicare telemedicine service, according to CMS. Under a special waiver for ...
5/11/2021 FLORIDA Latino News ... Approach Pioneered by eMed for International Travel to Enter the United StatesMIAMI , May 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- eMed ¬o, a telehealth company, announces updated guidelines by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC ... market accepted by airlines with certified results reported automatically to public health authorities."eMed is pleased the CDC supports and approves the use of a third-party verified COVID-19 testing platform such as ours ...
5/11/2021 CDC Announces COVID-19 At-Home, Rapid Testing Approach Pioneered by eMed for International Travel to Enter the United States ... Home, Rapid Testing Approach Pioneered by eMed for International Travel to Enter the United States MIAMI, ‚Ai eMed‚N¢, a telehealth company, announces updated guidelines by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and‚A¶ MIAMI ... market accepted by airlines with certified results reported automatically to public health authorities. ‚AueMed is pleased the CDC supports and approves the use of a third-party verified COVID-19 testing platform such as ours ...
5/10/2021 NEW JERSEY Latino News ... providers, pharmaceutical companies, health IT vendors and health services researchers.Dr. Dori Cross from the University of Minnesota School of Public Health, will serve as the guest editor of the issue. Dori Cross , Ph.D., an ... of AJMC ® . "Considering the explosion in the use of telehealth and other IT tools over this past year, we are very grateful to have Dr. Cross edit our special issue and look forward to ...
5/8/2021 Pandemic-Driven Telehealth Proves Popular at Safety Net Health System ... guidance on our COVID-19 resource website. You can also access information from the CDC . Learn more Research Pandemic-Driven Telehealth Proves Popular at Safety Net Health System But Clinicians Express Concern Over Diagnostic Accuracy ... also includes clinics run by the San Francisco Department of Public Health.‚AuThat transition was so painful for many people: to find a new way to provide medical care,‚Au said Anjana Sharma, MD, MAS ...
5/7/2021 Sen. Somers: Legislation to Expand CT Telehealth Services Will Improve Patient Access to Care Sen. Somers: Legislation to Expand CT Telehealth Services Will Improve Patient Access to Care May 7, 2021Sen. Heather Somers applauded the State Senate‚Aos May 6 passage of a bill which temporarily extends for ... Somers, who serves as ranking senator on the legislature‚Aos Public Health Committee. ‚AuImproving our telehealth policies is a safe, practical and convenient tool to improve access to care. The goal is to help patients ...
5/7/2021 Pandemic-driven telehealth proves popular at safety net health system ... of California, San Francisco Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public DomainAs state and federal authorities decide whether to continue reimbursing for telehealth services that were suddenly adopted last spring in response to the coronavirus pandemic, a ... also includes clinics run by the San Francisco Department of Public Health."That transition was so painful for many people: to find a new way to provide medical care ," said Anjana Sharma, MD, MAS, assistant ...
5/7/2021 Pandemic-driven telehealth proves popular at safety net health system. You are at: Home ¬ª Health ¬ª Pandemic-driven telehealth proves popular at safety net health system. Pandemic-driven telehealth proves popular at safety net health system. HealthAs state and federal authorities decide whether ... also includes clinics run by the San Francisco Department of Public Health.‚AuThat transition was so painful for many people: to find a new way to provide medical care,‚Au said Anjana Sharma, MD, MAS ...
5/7/2021 City's Q1 health investments nearly surpass all of 2020's, report finds Crain's New York Business Midtown VC firm announces $300M fund for public health investmentsTelehealth and care-coordination firms attracted the most capital, with 55% of the funds‚Aior $1.3 billion‚Aigoing to such companies, including medical transportation and digital pharmacy businesses.Health data and analytics companies were second in the pack, attracting 14% of the funds, or $311 million. Companies that deliver patient health data and insights or deal with electronic medical records ...
5/7/2021 Merkley, Wyden Announce $255,000 Federal Investment in Lincoln County Broadband Expansion US Senate ... telehealth services, job bulletins, virtual classrooms, and pertinent public health information, which is why I‚Aove been fighting to put broadband internet service within reach for all of our communities. I look forward to seeing the difference this grant will make in Lincoln County, and will continue to work to secure similar resources for every corner of our state.‚Au‚AuBroadband for rural Oregon is as essential a piece of ...
5/6/2021 Potential Congressional Action on Telehealth ... telehealth services so patients could receive care safely at home.Many of these flexibilities are tied to the public health emergency (PHE) declaration that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has the authority to declare and extend under Section 319 of the Public Health Service Act. The PHE was most recently extended by HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra for another 90 days on April 21. It is anticipated that ...
5/4/2021 Healio Strategic Solutions Announces Survey Insights on the Delivery of Medical Care Using Telehealth PR Newswire ... HSS) is pleased to share topline results from the recent survey gauging healthcare professionals' (HCPs) attitudes on the impact of telehealth during the pandemic.Since the start of COVID-19 pandemic, HSS has been conducting ... be replaced."We have seen surveys like these can impact public health efforts and have the potential to change or direct policy, provide greater attention to health disparities, and accelerate shared decision making among HCPs ...
5/3/2021 Telehealth hearing sidelined over abortion concerns Telehealth hearing sidelined over abortion concerns Joe Taitano II View Comments View Comments Bill 103 , which would establish telehealth and telemedicine services during public health emergencies, will be going to a third public hearing after several people appeared to testify that the bill could allow for telemedicine medication abortions. The American Civil Liberties Union brought a lawsuit in January challenging Guam‚Aos abortion laws, which require a woman to have ...
4/30/2021 The CONNECT for Health Act is reintroduced, which would expand access to telehealth Buzz Staff 2021-04-30‚AuThe last year has shown us that telehealth works, it‚Aos popular, and it‚Aos here to stay,‚Au said Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, in a statement. ‚AuOur comprehensive bill makes ... do not lose access to telehealth after the COVID-19 public health emergency ends, the CONNECT Act would protect seniors from the telehealth cliff,‚Au she said. Permanently remove all geographic restrictions on telehealth services ...
4/30/2021 Senators Boozman and Cotton, Introduce Legislation to Permanently Expand Access to Telehealth April 29, 2021 by KFFB 106.1 FMSenators John Boozman (R-Arkansas) and Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) today introduced the Creating Opportunities Now for Necessary and Effective Care Technology (CONNECT) for Health Act, legislation to improve and expand access to telehealth services.‚AuEliminating certain restrictions for telehealth services allows Arkansans greater access to healthcare without traveling long distances. Our bill will keep these services in place even after the public ...
4/29/2021 Labor Government will fix digital problems holding back health system - Tasmanian Labor ... improve access to patient careA Majority invest in Tasmania‚Aos IT sector to upgrade the state‚Aos woeful digital public health services and improve Tasmanians‚Ao access to healthcare.Shadow Health Minister Dr Bastian ... block and ramping, holds back the delivery of services like telehealth and, ultimately, harms patients, with the IT sector‚Aos peak body saying ‚Aoantiquated paper-based processes‚Ao are ‚Aochoking delivery of essential services‚Ao ...
4/29/2021 Executive Summary: Tracking Telehealth Changes State-by-State in Response to COVID-19 - April 2021 co-authors: Michelle Fong, and Adrienne Peng] On April 15th, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) announced the renewal of the Public Health Emergency (PHE). On April 15th the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced the second round of the COVID-19 Telehealth funding will open April 29th. On April 12th the FDA lifted restrictions on telehealth abortions during the PHE. On April 12th, HHS announced the Rural Maternity ...
4/28/2021 GlobalMed Provides Support to Nonprofit Healthcare Organizations for $250 Million FCC COVID-19 Telehealth Funding ... Telehealth Funding ShareEligible providers can source the virtual care technology solutions they need for application submissionGlobalMed, a telehealth industry leader, announced their support of a $250M COVID-19 telehealth funding program offered by the FCC to eligible nonprofit and public health care providers.With available telehealth experts who are on hand to help qualified applicants with the information they need for the grant application, they are ready to ...
4/28/2021 Now Is the Time to Move to Value ... has been persistently intransient. The pandemic, however, provides undeniable proof that volume-based systems cannot survive the disruption of a public health crisis. Doubling down on FFS is not a path forward toward sustainability. For ... surprise that Amazon suddenly launched its primary and urgent care telehealth service. Or that CVS Health‚Aos virtual care service, E-Clinic, is already up and running. The pandemic moved digital health, from telehealth visits ...