Telehealth

Jul 29, 2022
The departments of Health and Human Services and Justice today released guidance on federal telehealth protections for people with disabilities and limited English proficiency. 
Jul 28, 2022
The House yesterday voted 416-12 to pass the Advancing Telehealth Beyond COVID-19 Act, legislation that would continue Medicare patient access to telehealth services, including audio-only services, through 2024 after the COVID-19 public health emergency.
Jul 20, 2022
Commenting yesterday on draft legislation to expand access to mental health services through telehealth, AHA told the Senate Finance Committee the following.
Jul 20, 2022
AHA supports allowing Medicare beneficiaries who seek treatment for mental health disorders to receive their care through audio-only services. AHA also supports removing the requirement for Medicare patients to receive an in-person visit prior to receiving mental health services through telehealth.
Jul 15, 2022
Over the past few years, we have seen an increase in tech-based approaches to improving maternal outcomes and the birthing journey.
Jul 12, 2022
Optimizing workforce retention, recruitment and development will be critical over the next decade as hospitals and health systems adjust to what is expected to be a changing landscape in patient volumes, higher-acuity levels, increased length of stay and preferred sites for care delivery.
Jun 29, 2022
This blog by Lindsey Dunn-Burgstahler of the AHA Center for Health Innovation highlights three emerging ideas with the potential for a big impact on health, all shared at the 2022 Aspen Institute’s Aspen Ideas Festival.
Jun 28, 2022
In a recent analysis conducted by Second Opinion, a health-tech newsletter, and the digital health firm Omada found that about 30% of care can be delivered virtually.
Jun 22, 2022
In this Members in Action podcast, Julia Resnick, director of strategic initiatives at the AHA, and Thomas Harris, Jr., Executive Vice President of Operations at Gillette Children’s in Saint Paul, Minnesota, discuss how Gillette Children’s virtual rehab program has enabled them to better serve…
Jun 21, 2022
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) recently issued a technical brief, “Evaluation of Mental Health Mobile Applications” to aid providers, patients, payers and others to evaluate mental health and wellness mobile apps' safety and efficacy and what consumer protections they offer.