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Appalachian Regional Healthcare rolls out tele-ICU across 12 hospitals

Lexington, Kentucky-based Appalachian Regional Healthcare is deploying new tele-ICU capabilities across all of its dozen hospitals in Kentucky and West Virginia. WHY IT MATTERSWorking in partnership with vendor Advanced ICU Care, which provides telemedicine technology and services, the health system kicked off the implementation this week at Hazard ARH Regional Medical Center in Kentucky, with… Read More »

Health-care costs are straining us financially and emotionally, study finds – Philly.com

The financial toxicity of serious illnesses that are expensive to treat, such as cancer, is well documented. But the financial, emotional, and physical toll of medical expenses goes far beyond critical illness, to about 137 million Americans, as out-of-pocket costs continue to rise, according to the study, published online in the Journal of General Internal… Read More »

Doctor video visits increase access to healthcare but could risk fragmentation

In today’s fast-paced digital society, virtual doctor visits are on the rise and offer patients a more convenient way to receive medical care from anywhere. If someone can’t leave work or doesn’t have childcare, for example, online video visits can provide live, face-to-face physician consultations from the comfort of their home or office. Telehealth, remote… Read More »