• 2016 Telehealth Policy Workshop
  • 2016 Telehealth Policy Workshop
  • 2016 Telehealth Policy Workshop
  • 2016 Telehealth Policy Workshop
  • 2016 Telehealth Policy Workshop

  • 2016 Telehealth Policy Workshop

  • 2016 Telehealth Policy Workshop

  • 2016 Telehealth Policy Workshop

Pacific Telehealth News


  • 2016 Telehealth Policy Workshop

    2016 Telehealth Policy Workshop

    (L-R) State Senator Rosalyn H. Baker; Christina Higa, Co-Program Director, PBTRC; State Representative Della Au Belatti; U.S. Senator Brian Schatz; Deborah Birkmire-Peters, PhD, Co-Program Director, PBTRC On January 7, 2016, the…

  • Presentation to Pre-Medical Association

    Presentation to Pre-Medical Association

    On March 14, 2016,  Christina Higa, Co-Program Director of the Pacific Basin Telehealth Resource Center gave a presentation on Telehealth and Telemedicine to the Pre-Medical Association of the University of Hawai‘i at…

  • Telehealth Capitol Connection Briefing – Senator Brian Schatz

    On February 10, 2016, the American Telemedicine Association had its first Telehealth Capitol Connection Briefing with Senator Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) and key congressional staff to address proposals to improve Medicare coverage. See…

  • S.2484 – The CONNECT for Health Act

    On February 02, 2016, S.2484 – Creating Opportunities Now for Necessary and Effective Care Technologies (CONNECT) for Health Act was introduced to the floor of the U.S. Senate. The CONNECT for…

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The U.S. House Ways and Means Committee has passed the "Helping Hospitals Improve Patient Care Act," a bill that, among other things, aims to provide financial relief to hospitals that were in the process of building off-campus outpatient centers in 2015 when reimbursement policy changed. [...]
Wed, May 25, 2016
Source: Healthcare IT News
Part of the Helping Hospitals Improve patient Care Act, the amendment also exempts ambulatory surgical centers from MIPS through 2017 and 2018. [...]
Wed, May 25, 2016
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The network will modernize facilities to embrace a new model of care that is more efficient and strengthen its focus on population health and integrating research about genomics and digital medicine for personalized treatments. [...]
Wed, May 25, 2016
Source: Healthcare IT News