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livemint.com - Leroy Leo - US-firm AliveCor taps India telemedicine market with ECG device
US-firm AliveCor taps India telemedicine market with ECG device
mint

1 min read. 30 Sep 2020 Leroy Leo The company is optimistic of the device's commercialisation in India, especially as the covid-19 pandemic has put focus on providing healthcare services remotely, including through telemedicine channels NEW DELHI:…

eu-startups.com - Charlotte Tucker - Warsaw-based HomeDoctor raises €3.7 million to expand its telemedicine & home-visit services
Warsaw-based HomeDoctor raises €3.7 million to expand its telemedicine & home-visit services
EU-Startups

HomeDoctor, a Warsaw and Amsterdam-based digital healthcare provider, has announced a €3.7 million Series A funding round, led by Cogito Capital Partners, and with participation from the company's founders. HomeDoctor, founded in 2016, is a…

wsj.com - Anna Wilde Mathews - As Covid-19 Cases Rise, Insurers Reduce Coverage for Virtual Doctors' Visits
As Covid-19 Cases Rise, Insurers Reduce Coverage for Virtual Doctors' Visits
Wall Street Journal

Insurers are rolling back the terms of telehealth coverage they launched this spring, with some UnitedHealth Group Inc. and Anthem Inc. customers set to face out-of-pocket charges on certain virtual visits starting October 1. Major insurers are…

businessinsider.com - Lydia Ramsey Pflanzer - Meet the 30 young leaders who are forging a new future for healthcare in the pandemic's shadow
Meet the 30 young leaders who are forging a new future for healthcare in the pandemic's shadow
Business Insider

Incredible Health Dr. Iman Abuzeid would frequently hear her friends and family members who practiced medicine complain about a nursing shortage. At the same time, she'd also hear from nurses that it took a long time to get hired. When she dug into…

entrepreneur.com - Linda Orr - Healthcare is in Turmoil, But Technology Can Save Businesses Billions
Healthcare is in Turmoil, But Technology Can Save Businesses Billions
Entrepreneur

Chances are you've heard about and been personally affected by ballooning healthcare costs. It's no secret that business owners are facing a crisis paying for healthcare costs. In 2019, the average cost of employer-sponsored health insurance was…

forbes.com - Rita Numerof - Telehealth Is Here To Stay. Are The Providers Who Refuse To Embrace It?
Telehealth Is Here To Stay. Are The Providers Who Refuse To Embrace It?
Forbes

Telehealth provides convenience to patients. It has the potential to improve patient outcomes by ensuring worrisome signs and symptoms are discussed with a clinician as quickly as possible. And it's a lifeline during a pandemic for…

healthcareitnews.com - Franciscan Health uses inpatient and ambulatory telehealth, closing gaps in care
Franciscan Health uses inpatient and ambulatory telehealth, closing gaps in care
Healthcare IT News

Prior to the pandemic, Franciscan Health was in the infancy stages of its telemedicine program and had not moved to an ambulatory rollout. Like many other healthcare organizations, it struggled with operationalizing the technology and workflows of…

thehindu.com - PTI - Nelco, Telesat team up to bring LEO satellite network to India
Nelco, Telesat team up to bring LEO satellite network to India
The Hindu

Industry PTI New Delhi 30 September 2020 13:36 IST Updated: 30 September 2020 13:40 IST Telesat LEO, a next-generation satellite constellation, will help bridge the digital divide in remote and challenging locations, a statement said. Tata group…

politico.com - John Hendel - How a public safety system became a Covid lifeline
How a public safety system became a Covid lifeline
POLITICO

TRIAL BY FIRE: When the coronavirus pandemic arrived, medical professionals scrambled to set up outdoor testing centers, telemedicine links and data hubs to track how the disease spread. For many communities, including in remote and underserved…

ajmc.com - The Essential Role of Population Health During and Beyond COVID-19
The Essential Role of Population Health During and Beyond COVID-19
AJMC

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has fundamentally changed how health care systems deliver services and revealed the tenuousness of care delivery based on face-to-face office visits and fee-for-service reimbursement models. Robust…

healthcareitnews.com - Healthcare IT News and MobiHealthNews expand into Europe, Middle East & Africa edition
Healthcare IT News and MobiHealthNews expand into Europe, Middle East & Africa edition
Healthcare IT News

The year 2020 will go down in history as one of the most challenging of our lifetime. Thinking back to January, none of us would have predicted the emergence of a pandemic-causing virus, let alone its devastating outcomes that have affected tens of…

hbr.org - What's Next for Silicon Valley?
What's Next for Silicon Valley?
Harvard Business Review

Over the last 20 years, Silicon Valley has benefited from a once-in-a-lifetime alignment of advantages. American primacy, the ubiquity of cheap capital, the arrival of the smartphone (among other widely adopted tech innovations), and, perhaps most…

hindustantimes.com - hindustantimes.com | Edited by Karan Manral - From driving license to health insurance, five new rules from October 1
From driving license to health insurance, five new rules from October 1
Hindustan Times

From October 1, five rules that concern our daily lives will change. Of the new rules which will come into effect from Thursday, while some will benefit people others will cause some inconvenience. Here are new rules that will kick in from October…

mic.com - Tracey Anne Duncan - Exactly how worried should I be about brain-eating amoebas?
Exactly how worried should I be about brain-eating amoebas?
Mic

Every once in a while, news surfaces of someone dying by infection from a brain-eating amoeba. The latest case in this unfolding American horror story happened in Lake Jackson, Texas; six-year-old Josiah McIntyre died on September 8th after being…

techrepublic.com - Esther Shein - The state of security and the evolving role of CISOs in a pandemic
The state of security and the evolving role of CISOs in a pandemic
TechRepublic

Identity in a remote world has taken on added importance for cybersecurity leaders speaking in a webinar on the state of security and the evolving role of CISOs at VMworld 2020. 'In the CISO community we've talked about the notion of 'Your identity…

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