Tag Archives: Telehealth

Teladoc partners with Cincinnati Children’s on pediatric telehealth platform

Dive Brief: Teladoc said Thursday it is teaming up with Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center to develop what the organizations claim will be the first consumer pediatric telehealth platform. Key assets of the yet-to-be-developed platform will include pediatric-specific workflows and clinical requirements as well as a user experience designed for young patients and their families.… Read More »

Telehealth laws inhibit widespread use in Medicare population, CMS says

Dive Brief: Restrictions on where Medicare patients can receive telehealth services are limiting use of the technology, CMS said in a report last week to Congress. Under the 21st Century Cures Act, CMS is required to report to Congress on Medicare beneficiaries’ telehealth use. In 2016, nearly 90,000 Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries used slightly more than 275,000… Read More »