Telehealth links: ER Medicine, Rural Health Day, &c.

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Timely article in the New York Times regarding telemedicine and its effect on emergency health care.

ICYMI, last Thursday was National Rural Health Day, which focused further attention on telehealth’s promise for rural healthcare access.

In other rural healthcare news, the USDA highlighted new efforts in eastern South Dakota . The initiative is part of USDA’s Distance Learning and Telemedicine program and a partnership with Avera Health.

Open wide: Dentistry is yet another healthcare field being changed by telehealth.

While it seems a bit late to the party, Harvard Medical School has published a nice short telemedicine 101 guide.

As market watchers know, there’s been a lot of activity with Teladoc, CloudMD, and other publicly traded telehealth companies. Several of those companies’ leaders are quoted in this article, as they discuss telehealth innovation and growth.

Finally, the Case Tracker continues grow, with several new updates last week on recent and historical telehealth cases and enforcement actions. Take a look.

Ty Howard

Ty Howard

Ty Howard is an attorney specializing in internal investigations, government enforcement, and white-collar criminal defense. A former federal and state prosecutor, Ty focuses his practice on helping businesses and individuals in highly regulated industries navigate government investigations, civil and criminal litigation, and compliance issues.

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