Telehealth rates won’t fade after pandemic, VA CIO says

by • 9 months ago

Dominic Cussatt says the use of telehealth for veterans’ care, which flourished during the pandemic, will remain widespread at the VA.

Sustaining telehealth services with data intelligence

by • 1 year ago

Though public health agencies initially strained to deliver care remotely, new data intelligences tools are helping them improve capacity and security of their health platforms.

Pandemic pushed National Cancer Institute to commercial software for telemedicine, CIO says

by • 1 year ago

The institute switched to Microsoft Teams for telemedicine amid the pandemic because it was quick to scale, cheap and user-friendly.

Medicare telehealth expansion gets bipartisan stamp of approval from lawmakers

by • 1 year ago

A bipartisan, bicameral group is urging House and Senate leaders to use end-of-year legislation to permanently expand Medicare coverage of telehealth services.

VA expanding telehealth care to rural cancer patients with new grant

by • 2 years ago

With a new grant from the Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation, the VA is advancing its teleoncology services by bringing cancer counseling to rural veterans.

How VA improved its IT with $2B in emergency coronavirus funding

by • 2 years ago

The VA is "putting every penny of" the more than $2 billion it received for things like telework and telehealth to "effective use," VA CIO James Gfrerer said.