The telehealth news articles we have been talking about around our office this week:
New York Times Well: My Stroke of Luck
How one man learned about telestroke technology through a stroke of his own. His response to reimbursement resistance: “Well, there was no living, breathing stroke specialist at my bedside to bill in those first vital hours. Give me a virtual doctor any day.”
Washington Post: Telemedicine makes new advances, all the way to Antarctica
Videoconferencing enables a partnership between the University of Texas Medical Branch and National Science Foundation workers living at a scientific research station in Antarctica.
Healthcare IT News: Why not MU for telemedicine?
Noteworthy reflection on Ryan Spaulding’s presentation at this year’s American Telemedicine Association meeting. The topic: Meaningful use of telemedicine and how Telehealth Resource Centers can help create a national strategic plan.