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Health Professions in the News: Study: Virtual Visits Could Significantly Cut U.S. Health Care Costs

California Healthline (December 16, 2014)

Virtual health care visits are associated with lower costs than traditional in-office visits and could result in Medicare savings, according to a study released Friday by the Alliance for Connected Care, Modern Healthcare reports. Read the full story here.

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Health Professions in the News: Using telemedicine to reverse the decline of community hospitals: 5 thoughts

Becker's Hospital Review (February 2, 2015)

With community and rural hospitals closing at an alarming rate, access to care has become a major challenge for people with serious conditions who don't live in urban areas, according to a report from the Harvard Business Review. Many patients living in rural areas with serious health problems end...

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Health Professions in the News: Telemedicine New Frontier in Health Care

Toronto Sun (October 20, 2016)

Telemedicine is a relative newcomer to the health-care industry but its prognosis is clear: it will soon be mainstream. Now, you can be among the first to complete a telemedicine facilitation certificate that will give you the skills needed to succeed in this emerging field.  Read the full story here...

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Health Professions in the News: Intermountain Healthcare Opens New Virtual Hospital

Healthcare Informatics (March 1, 2018)

The Salt Lake City, Utah-based Intermountain Healthcare has launched one of the nation’s largest virtual hospital services, bringing together 35 telehealth programs and more than 500 caregivers to enable patients to receive remote medical care, according to an announcement from the health system...

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Health Professions in the News: Community Health Centers Use Telehealth to Boost Specialty Consults

mHealth Intelligence (April 12, 2018)

A network of community health centers in Washington is partnering with the MAVEN Project to give its doctors access to volunteer specialists through a telehealth platform. Read the full story here.

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