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Do You Know What’s in the CONNECT for Health Act of 2019?

#NEWS.  Last month the National Telehealth Policy Resource Center developed this Bill Analysis of the “Creating Opportunities Now for Necessary and Effective Care Technologies (CONNECT) for Health Act”.  The potential impact on telehealth is significant.  Read it here:  https://www.cchpca.org/sites/default/files/2019-11/CONNECT%20ACT%202019%20FACT%20SHEET%20FINAL.pdf […]

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Telehealth helps one hospital reduce ER overflow hours from 1,700 to 148

#NEWS.  Gastonia, North Carolina-based, 435-bed CaroMont Regional Medical Center is the anchor facility of a five-county, two-state, not-for-profit health system and value-based care provider, CaroMont Health. The medical center features a Level III trauma center.  Since launching telepsychiatry, CaroMont Regional Medical Center’s emergency department has reduced length of stay for psychiatric patients by approximately 70%.  […]

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Maryland Health Care Commission Grant Announcement: Advancing Telehealth in Nursing Homes

#FUNDING.  The Maryland Health Care Commission (MHCC) seeks grant applications with a robust vision for large-scale diffusion of telehealth as a standard of care in nursing homes across the State.   Letter of Intent due by December 20 at 5 PM EST.  Full application due January 31, 2020 at 5 PM EST.   TLTH_NH_Telehealth_Grant Announcement […]

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