WorkingAge research project

WorkingAge is a research project aiming to improve older workers’ well-being at work.

New Bill Would Add Telehealth to Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program

A bill filed this week would expand the Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program to include telehealth services, thus improving access to care for millions of people at risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

4 of the Most Promising COVID-19 Vaccines In Development

Pharmaceutical companies are working to develop COVID-19 vaccines as the virus worsens each day. The following are the most promising vaccines according to experts.

COVID-19 Gives Providers a Blueprint for New Telehealth Strategies

The lessons learned in applying telehealth and mHealth to a pandemic will help health systems and hospitals shape their connected health strategies far beyond this crisis.

How AdventHealth Saved Patient Experience During COVID-19

At AdventHealth, critically ill patients weren’t going to stay at their bedsides alone, even during COVID-19. Virtual family visits salvaged patient experience.

FCC Completes COVID-19 Telehealth Program Funding, Plans for Review

With the last of the COVID-19 Telehealth Program awards handed out, the Federal Communications Commission is ready to review the $200 million program’s effectiveness and move on to the Connected Care Pilot.

Northwell Launches Telehealth Service for Skilled Nursing Facilities

New York’s largest health system is launching a telehealth platform to provide on-demand care at two skilled nursing facilities, and plans to expand to more SNFs in the future.

Memorial Hermann Maps Out a Strategy for Primary Care via Telehealth

The Houston-based health system is using lessons learned from the coronavirus pandemic and a robust approach to innovation to create a primary care platform that enhances both in-person and virtual care.

AMA Coalition to Help Doctors Use Telehealth for Mental Health Services

The AMA’s Behavioral Health Integration Collaborative, coming on the heels of last week’s Executive Order, aims to help providers use telehealth to integrate mental and behavioral health services into primary care.

JD Power Survey Charts the Top 12 Reasons for Using Telehealth

The survey identifies what factors are most important to consumers when they choose telehealth, and it shows how the coronavirus pandemic has changed some of those priorities.