Transitioning Patients to the Home

CVS Health https://cvshealth.com is working with hospitals and providers, including UCLA Health to create much needed hospital bed capacity during the pandemic. Coram, CVS Health’s infusion care business, is helping transition eligible IV-therapy patients out of the hospital to other care settings by providing in-home nursing. (more…)

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eHealth Sees Strong Business Momentum

Credit Suisse https://www/credit-suisse.com hosted eHealth https://ehealthinsurance.com management including CEO Scott Flanders, CFO Derek Yung, CRO Tim Hannan, CDO Philip Morelock, and VP of IR Kate Sidorovich at a virtual meeting held with investors. (more…)

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GE Healthcare’s New Software

GE Healthcare has introduced a new software solution to support clinicians and health systems when treating COVID-19 patients. The company’s “Mural Virtual Care Solution” is designed to give hospitals a broad view across their ventilated patient population, help identify patients at risk of deterioration, and then send the information to the Microsoft Azure cloud platform. (more…)

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Cleveland Clinic Establishes Center

Cleveland Clinic https://clevelandclinic.org, is establishing the “Center for Global and Emerging Pathogens Research” to broaden understanding of emerging pathogens ranging from the Zika virus to SARS-CoV-2 which causes COVID-19 to expedite treatments and vaccines. (more…)

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Telehealth for 1st Responders

Emergency medical service agencies in Virginia’s rural Essex, Westmoreland, and/or Richmond counties, are able to respond to a call for a patient with COVID-19 symptoms by communicating in real time with VCU Health emergency medicine physicians using telehealth. (more…)

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TMT’s Call for Papers

The telehealth sector has been called to action by governments, citizens, and health providers around the globe. “Telehealth and Medicine Today” (TMT) an entirely open access journal has an immediate call for manuscript contributions for “COVID-19 Current Situation, Reflections & Future Challenges” with a continuous submission deadline. (more…)

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FCC Approves Telehealth Applications

The FCC’s https://www.fcc.gov Wireline Competition Bureau recently approved an additional 13 funding applications for the COVID-19 Telehealth program. Healthcare providers in both urban and rural areas will use the $4.2 million to provide telehealth services during the coronavirus pandemic. To date, the FCC’s COVID-19 Telehealth program has funded 30 healthcare providers in 16 states for a total of $13.7 million. (more…)

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