COVID-19: Telehealth and Virtual Care

Jul 20, 2022
AHA supports allowing Medicare beneficiaries who seek treatment for mental health disorders to receive their care through audio-only services. AHA also supports removing the requirement for Medicare patients to receive an in-person visit prior to receiving mental health services through telehealth.
Jun 22, 2022
In this Members in Action podcast, Julia Resnick, director of strategic initiatives at the AHA, and Thomas Harris, Jr., Executive Vice President of Operations at Gillette Children’s in Saint Paul, Minnesota, discuss how Gillette Children’s virtual rehab program has enabled them to better serve…
Apr 5, 2022
It is no accident that so many hospitals and health systems performed at their best under the worst pandemic conditions. Lessons learned years earlier enabled organizations to excel under the stress of the pandemic.
Mar 17, 2022
Telehealth was critical for providing services to Medicare beneficiaries during the first year of the pandemic, concludes a new report by the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Inspector General.
Mar 10, 2022
Find out how Beebe Healthcare’s inpatient virtual care program enabled it to streamline nursing processes, improve patient throughput, build long-term patient engagement and more. 
Feb 17, 2022
Baptist Health in Jacksonville, Florida, reflects on lessons learned and best practices moving forward. We know that our field will continue to be challenged by COVID-19, but this pandemic has taught us a valuable lesson: The future is not going to wait for us, and instead we have to be ready to…
Dec 7, 2021
COVID-19’s reset of the U.S. economy will reverberate well beyond the pandemic. For health care executives, the critical question is to what extent the business model and nature of competition in care delivery may change.
Oct 18, 2021
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality seeks input through Nov. 12 on scientific evidence to inform a systematic review of telehealth use during COVID-19.
Sep 30, 2021
The Federal Communications Commission’s Wireline Competition Bureau committed $41 million in funding to 72 health care providers under Round 2 of its COVID-19 Telehealth Program.
Sep 21, 2021
In the marathon that the COVID-19 pandemic has become, hospitals and health systems set a brisk early pace in transforming digitally. Telehealth services scaled rapidly as organizations adopted clinically integrated digital strategies and shifted how and where they deliver services. That momentum,…