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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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Call for Poster Session Abstracts for #MATRC2020

#NEWS.  MATRC invites you to submit an abstract for poster presentation at #MATRC2020.  All submissions should be from original work. You may submit work that has been previously presented. The call is open to clinicians, faculty, and students from all disciplines. All submissions are due on/before 5:00 PM EST Friday, January 24, 2020.   […]

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News: Hospital’s Telehealth Program Reduces ER Visits, Treatment Costs

A telehealth program launched in 2016 to improve care management for patients with chronic conditions who aren’t in home health care has cut ER visits in half and reduced hospitalizations by almost 90 percent, according to hospital officials. https://mhealthintelligence.com/news/hospitals-telehealth-program-reduces-er-visits-treatment-costs?fbclid=IwAR1IBTb_EL8unhno5EHNS6A1ucp_MXlpHw4ywint9vIAKClop38ksduUkHE […]

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