Mehran Mehregany of Case Western Reserve University, Ben Kanter of Palomar Health, Joe Smith of the West Health Institute and Mark Winter of the Qualcomm Tricorder X Prize spoke with iHealthBeat about how wireless sensor technology could improve health care delivery.
April Armstrong and Thomas Nesbitt of the University of California-Davis Health System, Mario Gutierrez of the Center for Connected Health Policy, Jen Lang-Ree, a nurse practitioner in California, and Jonathan Lopez, a dermatology patient, spoke with iHealthBeat about a new state law that expands and streamlines telehealth services in the state.
Wendy Everett, founding president of the New England Healthcare Institute, spoke with iHealthBeat about efforts to encourage health care providers to adopt innovative electronic health systems that could improve health care quality and reduce costs.
Jonathan Linkous, CEO of the American Telemedicine Association, Mark Goldstein of the Government Accountability Office, Carol Mattey of the Federal Communications Commission and Dale Alverson, director of the University of New Mexico's Center for Telehealth and Cybermedicine, spoke with iHealthBeat about FCC's efforts to distribute federal broadband funds to underserved areas.
Gary Capistrant of the American Telemedicine Association, Scott Cooper of CMS' Office of Clinical Standards and Quality, and Scott Simmons of the University of Miami's Miller School of Medicine spoke with iHealthBeat about a new CMS rule that eases the process for the credentialing and privileging of telehealth practitioners.
Brian Ahier of Oregon's Health Information Technology Oversight Council, Ralf-Gordon Jahns of research2guidance and Peter Waegemann of mHealth Initiative spoke with iHealthBeat about the growing popularity of mobile health.
Earl Ferguson, director of the Southern Sierra Telehealth Network, spoke with iHealthBeat about how telemedicine tools can help people in rural areas obtain access to primary care providers and specialists.
Ted Epperly of the American Academy of Family Physicians, Sherilyn Pruitt of HHS' Office for the Advancement of Telehealth and Dylan Roby of UCLA's School of Public Health discuss federal funding aimed at supporting rural health care.
Nancy Edwards of Tobey Hospital, Doug Romer of Grande Ronde Hospital and Lee Schwamm of Massachusetts General Hospital spoke with iHealthBeat about how telemedicine tools can improve stroke care in rural areas.
Bret Nicks of Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Babs Soller and Matthias Walz of the University of Massachusetts and Jeffrey Sutton of the National Space Biomedical Research Institute spoke with iHealthBeat about the tools.
Peter Yellowlees of the University of California-Davis, Randall Hagar of the California Psychiatric Association and Scott Zeller of the American Association for Emergency Psychiatry discussed the growing demand for telepsychiatry.
Ron Fellman of BF Technologies, Walter Koroshetz of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Strokes and Brett Meyer of the University of California-San Diego Stroke Center discussed the use of telemedicine for stroke care.
Roy Schoenberg, president of American Well; Michael Stollar, vice president of marketing for Hawaii Medical Services Association; and Robert Berenson, senior health policy fellow at the Urban Institute, discuss offering patients 24-hour online access to doctors.
University, hospital and community leaders involved in a new project spoke with iHealthBeat about the use of handheld wireless devices to monitor the health of patients in low-income areas.