Search Tag: telemedicine

IT Management

EHiN-FH 2016

2016 16 Sep

EHiN-FH 2016 is a cooperation of EHiN and the European Telemedicine Conference (ETC 2016), hosted by IKT-Norge and the Norwegian Centre for E-health Research, in cooperation with the Ministry of Health and Care Services and many other partners. Read more

Cardiology Management

eHealth for Cardiology - Benefits Need to Be Demonstrated

2016 29 Aug

Despite widespread ecardiology applications, research is showing smaller effects as assessment becomes more robust. It is becoming difficult to demonstrate added value other than patient preference and convenience, according to experts speaking at the European Congress of Cardiology in Rome this week. When cardiac patients are not attending rehabilitation... Read more

IT Management

$6 million to Improve Rural Healthcare Telehealth

2016 16 Aug

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has awarded $6 million to telehealth projects in rural communities to improve access to quality health care in rural communities. The telehealth funds which total $6,286,264 are part of a $16 million package aimed at expanding use of telehealth technology for veterans and other patients, assist... Read more

IT Management

EU Telehealth Interoperability in Spotlight

2016 27 Jun

Six European Union (EU) countries have asked the eHealth Network for a road map on telemedicine interoperability across borders.In a letter to the eHealth Network, healthcare leaders from Denmark, Norway, Austria, Finland, Sweden and Catalonia have said they support the furtherment of telemedicine and in employing it on a large scale but want “cross... Read more

IT Management

AMA: Telemedicine Training in Med School

2016 17 Jun

The American Medical Association is urging telemedicine training to be part of medical school curricula, an announcement it made days after releasing new telemedicine guidance on physician responsibilities.Telemedicine training should be incorporated at both the undergraduate and graduate levels as a core competency, according to the association's new... Read more

IT Management

New AMA Telemedicine and Telehealth Guidelines

2016 17 Jun

New ethical guidance adopted today at the American Medical Association's (AMA) Annual Meeting will help physicians understand how their fundamental responsibilities may play out differently when patient interactions occur through telemedicine, compared to traditional patient interactions at a medical office or hospital.The new ethical guidance on telehealth... Read more

IT Management

eHealth Week 2016 launches in Amsterdam

2016 07 Jun

eHealth Week 2016 has kicked off in Amsterdam with over 2,000 international experts in IT and healthcare, public institutions, professional and patient organisations taking part. “The diversity of topics and themes that are being covered at eHealth Week this year in Amsterdam will ensure that every single person attending will take many valuable learnings... Read more

IT Management

Telemedicine Enables Endocrinologist Visits for Diabetic Prisoners

2016 30 May

A study published in Telemedicine and e-Health Telemedicine says that telemedicine is an option for treating diabetics in prison populations. Researchers from SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse based their findings on a study of telemedicine visits at 15 prison facilities in New York state between an endocrinologist and 106 male diabetic inmates. The... Read more

IT Management

A Quarter Of Healthcare Providers Make Strides In Telemedicine/Telehealth

2016 16 May

About a quarter of healthcare providers said their virtual care programmes – telemedicine and telehealth – are financially sustainable and are improving efficiency, patient volumes and loyalty by filling gaps in medical specialties or helping chronically-ill patients, according to a poll conducted by KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firmTelehealth,... Read more

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