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Geisinger Earns Inaugural Age-Inclusive Telehealth Innovative Practice Award
DANVILLE, Pa. – August 2, 2023 – Geisinger has been named the first-ever recipient of the Age-Inclusive Telehealth Innovative Practice Award for its efforts to expand access to quality health care to underserved older adults in the rural central and northeastern regions of Pennsylvania through telehealth technology. The award is given by the Center of […]
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Implementing Person-Centered, Accessible, and Integrated Telehealth in Geriatric Primary Care
In the spring of 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic ravaged New York City. Continuing to provide primary care to nearly 6,000 patients, all of whom are age 75 and older, was a “blur” as Dr. Veronica Rivera, MD, geriatrician at the Mount Sinai’s Martha Stewart Center for Living described it. “We were all just trying to […]
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Advocating for Equitable Telehealth Coverage in Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Settings
AMDA — The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine has been a strong advocate for the use of telemedicine in post-acute and long-term care. AMDA is a member organization representing a community of over 50,000 medical providers within the Post-Acute and Long-Term Care (PALTC) field. Its mission is to enhance the development of medical […]
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Medically Home Telehealth Technology Suite Brings Hospital-Level Care to Older Patients
Produced by West Health October 26, 2023 Designing and curating the right suite of devices and technologies to deliver high-level acute care in the home can be a challenge for both older patients and providers. Older adults, who often present with complex medical conditions, are sometimes thought of as being the last to adopt new […]
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