End of internet subsidies for low-income households threatens telehealth access

Telehealth enables preventative care and keeps people out of emergency rooms, so loss of the subsidy will have real impacts on health outcomes, experts warn.

LA County invests big in free virtual mental health therapy for K-12 students

The teletherapy effort is aimed at helping overburdened schools cope with a surge in demand for mental health services.

New technology helps state officers, clinicians provide mental health care

Oklahoma law enforcement officers say the iPads offer telehealth services to connect distressed individuals with mental health professionals, reducing the number of hospitalizations and calls to 911 or 988.

This new law will help health care workers save lives in ambulances that cover wide-open West Texas

The emerging technology, paid for by a grant established during the 2023 legislative session, will help emergency health care workers talk with doctors in emergency rooms to better care for critical patients.

Telemedicine increases health equity for inmates

Colorado’s Department of Corrections is providing medical treatment via remote video consultations and connected scopes over fiber connections, which not only improves health outcomes but also minimizes the security and staffing needs required to transport prisoners to specialists.

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Network upgrades support heath care growth in rural Iowa

A redundant 10G closed network infrastructure allows state health care workers to transport data to and from hospitals, clinics and outside partners.

App turns smart phones into EKG devices

Device is promoted as the smallest hospital-grade electrocardiogram machine.

DOD aims to send health records via any device, to any user

The Defense Department's ultimate goal is to supply clinical applications anywhere users are — in a hospital, aboard a ship or on the battlefield.

Tricare extends Web-based mental health counseling demo

The Tricare Assistance Program allows enrollees to use the Internet and a webcam to speak "face-to-face" with mental health counselors 24 hours a day, seven days a week from the privacy of the beneficiary's computer.