Dec 1, 2022
AHA today urged the Drug Enforcement Administration to release its proposed rules outlining a special registration process for prescribing medically necessary controlled substances via telehealth after the COVID-19 public health emergency; provide an interim plan to support continuity of care if…
Dec 1, 2022
The AHA urges the DEA to release proposed rules for the Special Registration for Telemedicine as soon as possible. Doing so is necessary to ensure an appropriate feedback period and time for hospitals and health systems to comply with requirements.
Nov 22, 2022
Amazon has launched Amazon Clinic, a virtual message-based service that connects consumers with third-party telehealth providers (including ones from SteadyMD and HealthTap) for diagnosis and treatment of 20 common health conditions including allergies, acne and hair loss.
Nov 14, 2022
The AHA has urged congressional leaders to include a number of important provisions in a year-end legislative package to ensure that hospitals and health systems are able to continue their mission of caring for the communities they serve.
Oct 4, 2022
Redesign Health recently raised $65 million in its latest funding round, led by General Catalyst, and included investments from CVS Health Ventures, UPMC Enterprises and others. Redesign Health has helped fund telehealth apps, health care fintech companies and comprehensive care platforms. In all,…
Sep 27, 2022
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) to evaluated a virtual adolescent treatment known as SparkRx. The CHLA study is the latest of many efforts to assess the value and limitations among the rapidly rising number of apps and telehealth offerings designed to serve the needs of patients accessing…
Sep 20, 2022
Morgan Health, JPMorgan Chase’s health care venture arm, has been busy making good on its pledge to invest $250 million in health care startups to help reshape health care. The company recently invested $20 million in LetsGetChecked, which offers at-home diagnostic and genetic testing, virtual…
Sep 6, 2022
Medicare patients who accessed opioid use disorder treatment through telehealth services during the pandemic were more likely to stay in treatment and less likely to experience an overdose than patients without telehealth access to OUD treatment, according to a federal study published last week in…
Sep 6, 2022
Robert Pearl, M.D., CEO of Kaiser Permanente Medical Group from 1999 to 2017, and Brian Wayling, executive director of telehealth services at Intermountain Healthcare, another pioneering telehealth organization, argue in a recent Harvard Business Review report that the telehealth era is just…
Sep 6, 2022
Kentucky-based ScionHealth, which operates 79 facilities in 25 states, recently partnered with the health tech company Cadence to provide remote patient monitoring (RPM) services to patients with chronic conditions.