Intermountain Healthcare recently combined 35 telehealth programs into what it calls a “virtual hospital,” touting the new service’s ability to reach underserved areas. Connect Care Pro will not only service patients directly, but cut healthcare costs for inpatients, the system says. Telehealth is Broad Solution The Utah-based system has 22 hospitals, including regional facilities...
In CMS
May 13th, 2011
A final rule issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) May 2 simplifies the process hospitals and critical access hospitals (CAHs) can use for credentialing and granting privileges to physicians and other practioners who deliver care through telemedicine. The new regulations are intended to make telemedicine services easier to obtain for beneficiaries, ...