SCAN Health Plan Earns Innovative Practice Award for Improving Digital Literacy and Access to Age-Inclusive Telehealth Services for Older Adults

SCAN Health Plan Earns Innovative Practice Award for Improving Digital Literacy and Access to Age-Inclusive Telehealth Services for Older Adults

Feb 27, 2024
The Center of Excellence for Telehealth and Aging recognizes SCAN Health Plan’s Insights Program and Technology, Education, and Coaching (TEC) Program’s use of technology-enabled care to providetele-behavioral health services and digital literacy coaching to older adults. SAN DIEGO—FEB. 26, 2024— SCAN Health Plan’s Insights Program and Technology, Education, and Coaching (TEC) Program have earned the Age-Inclusive Telehealth Innovative Practice Award. This recognition is a testament to their outstanding initiatives, utilizing…

Geisinger Earns Inaugural Age-Inclusive Telehealth Innovative Practice Award

Geisinger Earns Inaugural Age-Inclusive Telehealth Innovative Practice Award

Feb 26, 2024
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…

Implementing Person-Centered, Accessible, and Integrated Telehealth in Geriatric Primary Care

Implementing Person-Centered, Accessible, and Integrated Telehealth in Geriatric Primary Care

Feb 21, 2024
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…

Advocating for Equitable Telehealth Coverage in Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Settings

Advocating for Equitable Telehealth Coverage in Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Settings

Feb 21, 2024
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…

Medically Home Telehealth Technology Suite Brings Hospital-Level Care to Older Patients

Medically Home Telehealth Technology Suite Brings Hospital-Level Care to Older Patients

Jan 31, 2024
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…