Posts Tagged: telemedicine

Can New VA Policy Drive Telemedicine Adoption?

The Department of Veterans Affairs recently proposed a new policy that could provide a roadmap to increase telemedicine adoption should it be implemented across the healthcare community. According to an article in InformationWeek, the VA is looking to eliminate copayments for veterans that utilize telemedicine for doctor’s visits. The policy is designed to drive more… Read more »

Bringing Military Technology to Ambulances and Hospitals

Like many others, I was impressed and inspired by the work of the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District to develop a location-based application to alert CPR volunteers when a heart-attack victim is nearby. But what about other life-threatening injuries and medical issues? How else can we use technology to help provide better medical care… Read more »

Rural Telehealth & Advanced Technologies Conference

(The full text of this excerpted blog post appears on Mike Russell’s blog at: blog.planetrussell.net) As the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania heads into the 60th day of its marathon state budget impasse, that’s no deterrent to some of the best and brightest minds in healthcare technology, military medicine, rural development and public policy. They’ll be converging… Read more »