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24
SEP
2019

Telehealth Continues To Change The Face Of Healthcare Delivery – For The Better

-Forbes “As the federal government, via Medicare/Medicaid, and insurance companies strive to keep “heads out of beds” (e.g., patients managed into an outpatient setting [your doctor’s office] vs. inpatient/hospital settings), the need for more clinicians and better access...
20
SEP
2019

CTeL Presses DEA to Set Ground Rules for Prescribing by Telehealth

-mHealth Intelligence “Telehealth advocates are once again asking the Justice Department to follow through with its pledge to create a special registration process for healthcare providers who want to prescribe controlled substances through a telemedicine platform. As...
19
SEP
2019

AMA Supports Remote Patient Monitoring, Telehealth in 2020 CPT Codes

-mHealth Intelligence Remote patient monitoring and telehealth play prominently in the 2020 CPT codes unveiled this month by the American Medical Association. Among the 248 new codes added to the list for the coming year, the AMA has created six for online digital evaluation...
17
SEP
2019

Association of a School-Based, Asthma-Focused Telehealth Program With Emergency Department Visits Among Children Enrolled in South Carolina Medicaid

-JAMA Pediatrics “Findings  In this Medicaid claims data analysis, there was no association found between a school-based telehealth program implemented in a rural South Carolina county and all-cause emergency department visits among children ages 3 to 17 years enrolled in...
04
SEP
2019

7 Hospitals Offering Free Virtual Care Visits During Hurricane Dorian

-Becker’s Hospital Review “As the southeastern U.S. braces for the impact of Hurricane Dorian, several hospitals and health systems have announced that they will provide telehealth services free of charge to patients affected by the storm. Hurricane Dorian has already...
19
AUG
2019

Colleton County School District Partners with MUSC for In-School Telehealth Program

COLLETON COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – “The Colleton County School District is partnering with the MUSC Children’s Health for a school-based Telehealth program. The goal is to provide quality healthcare to the students at Colleton County Middle School. According to the district’s...
13
AUG
2019

Telehealth Set for Big Boost with $100M in New Funding from FCC

-Healthcare IT News “FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr has announced the agency will vote to advance a $100 million Connected Care Pilot Program, enabling telehealth expansion for low-income Americans nationwide.” Click here to read the full article.
24
JUL
2019

School-based Telehealth: Family Health Centers Working with Bamberg, Calhoun Districts to Expand Care

–Times and Democrat “One of the state’s largest community health centers is kicking off a school-based telehealth program in Calhoun and Bamberg counties to increase health care access for children in rural and underserved areas. Family Health Centers Inc. in...
11
FEB
2019

Palmetto Care Connections Names Director of Public Relations and Program Development

      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BAMBERG, SC—Palmetto Care Connections has named Kathy Rhoad, FACHE as director of public relations and program development. Rhoad has more than 30 years of marketing and public relations experience with twenty-five years in healthcare...
08
JAN
2019

Most Physicians Not Aware of CMS’s Expanded Virtual Care Provisions, Survey Finds

-Healthcare Informatics “For the first time, starting in 2019, the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will reimburse healthcare providers for certain virtual care visits with patients, regardless of the patient’s location—a move that has drawn praise from...