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DOJ charges dozens in telehealth fraud worth $1.1B

Health and Wellness Informatics News More than 43 people who belong to 11 judicial districts have been accused of participating in various schemes related to telemedicine. The US Department of Justice recently announced that it was bringing in criminal charges against 138 defendants. They have alleged connections in various healthcare and telehealth fraud schemes. It

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Korea University Anam Hospital is set to develop AI models and telemedicine with cloud-based HIS

Health and Wellness informatics News This public hospital is going through a systematic quality assessment from HIMSS Digital Health Indicator. Korea University Anam Hospital’s information system will help the foundation to lay higher quality medical data collection. It is hoping to enable its accurate diagnosis treatment offering through telemedicine. Following the DHI assessment, this hospital

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VA offers telehealth contract opportunity worth $1B

Health and Wellness Informatics News This contract aims at procuring the monitoring for remote patients and thinking of distributing telemedicine devices to VA facilities or veterans. The Department of Veterans Affairs has published a $1 billion telehealth contract opportunity. It aims to procure remote patient monitoring and telehealth services. It will help to meet the

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Alaska telehealth bill would work on the ban of COVID-19 vaccine requirements

Health and Wellness Informatics News The state senate passed legislation, would expand the access to telemedicine while disallowing businesses, local government, state agencies to mandate Covid vaccination access in public places. A bill has advanced out of the Senate of Alaska this past week. It would expand access to telehealth throughout the state. But it

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RemoteICU sues over the telehealth restrictions of HHS

Health and Wellness Informatics News This agency currently is not allowing any payment for critical care telemedicine if the physician’s location is outside the United States. RemoteICU, a company in Florida, connects intensivists who are living overseas with the hospitals of the US through telemedicine. It has sued the US Department of Health and Human

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Orygen’s digital mental health platform arrives at NSW

Health and Wellness Informatics News The MOST platform has the optimization to get installed in eight mental health services across the state. The New South Wales government has already invested A$1.5 million for bringing in the digital mental health platform. It will get installed in its eight mental health services. The installation will finish by

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TIBCO powers up data integration in AI platform of Singapore’s NUHS

Health and Wellness Informatics News The analytics solution of this American firm will enable the platform to stream data in real-time in the hospital group. TIBCO, a California-based enterprise data company, has delivered us analytics solutions to power up the AI platform at NUHS in Singapore. This health system has employed four TIBCO solutions. It

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Remote Maine school union use teletherapy for various requirements

Health and Wellness Informatics News This school union handles all the care services like speech therapy, occupational therapy, counseling, psychology with a teletherapy service provider. Dr. Karen Watts, the director of special services at School Union 93 in Maine, stays in rural Maine. According to her, the advantages of the place are its clean air,

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Baxter is about to accelerate its connected care

Health and Wellness Informatics News The companies say that their complementary products will offer support to patients in the hospital, at home, and at care sites. Baxter, the medical products company, came up with a new announcement this week. It would acquire Hill Rom, which is a connected care and a collaboration tool vendor. This

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Adventist Health
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Adventist Health introduces automated sign-on tech for its guest WiFi

Health and Wellness Informatics News The implementation of new wireless technology has enabled the virtual disappearance of many problems related to connection and speed. West Coast Health system Adventist Health is sure about the fact that guest Wi-Fi is a mission-critical service for its patients. It will also benefit patient’s families and staff. Many of

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Projects are working on developing digital analytics tool in South Australia

Health and Wellness Informatics News The analytics tool is aiming to predict the risk for adverse events that take place in hospitals. Digital Health Cooperative Research Centre, a government-backed center with the University of Southern Australia and SA Health, is working on something big. They have started working on a project which will create a

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The RPM program of Trinity Health drops its 30-day readmission rate to 6%

Health and Wellness Informatics News The number of massive patient compliance and the patient satisfaction of the health system is quite high. Trinity Health works with 94 hospitals across 24 states. In 2017, this health system had 100 continuing care locations that included home care, PACE programs, hospice, and senior living facilities. It was in

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pediatric telehealth
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Biden administration makes investment worth $11M for pediatric telehealth

Health and Wellness Informatics News This funding is aiming to broaden access to behavioral healthcare, especially for children. The US Department of Health and Human Service came up with the announcement on Friday for pediatric telehealth. The American Rescue Plan awarded a fund of $10.7 million. This fund will help to integrate telehealth services into

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ICT Services
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Serco supports Fiona Stanley Hospital’s ICT Services

Health and Wellness Informatics News This month is marking the start of the extended-term contract of Serco to deliver the non-clinical and support service to the other hospitals. Serco Asia pacific works as a government service contraction. It started running its several specialized services at Fiona Stanley Hospital. However, it is a digital public hospital

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India brings out incentive schemes to support 75 startups in telemedicine

Health and Wellness Informatics News This incentive schemes will be launched as part of the celebration of the 75th year of independence of this country. The Indian Ministry of Science and Technology recently came up with an announcement for the startups in telemedicine. The government is now launching a special scheme for incentives. It will

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Better Medical engages with PracticeHub for online practice management system

Health and Wellness Informatics News This will integrate the platform of PracticeHub with its existing Cgov cloud-based quality management system. Better Medical, the South Australia-based general practice clinics operator, engaged with the online practice management system provider PracticeHub. It is now initiating with Avant to help in enhancing the clinical and corporate level of governance.

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