• 2016 USAPI Telehealth Workshop
  • Bill Signing: Act 226 (16) Relating to Telehealth
  • PBTRC July 2016 Newsletter
  • CAMHD – Utilizing Telehealth to Improve Behavioral Health Care
  • 2016 USAPI Telehealth Workshop

  • Bill Signing: Act 226 (16) Relating to Telehealth

  • PBTRC July 2016 Newsletter

  • CAMHD – Utilizing Telehealth to Improve Behavioral Health Care

Pacific Telehealth News


  • Bill Signing: Senate Bill 2395 (Relating to Telehealth) – July 7, 2016

    Bill Signing: Senate Bill 2395 (Relating to Telehealth) – July 7, 2016

    On July 7, 2016, Governor David Ige of the State of Hawaii signed into law Senate Bill 2395: Relating to Telehealth as Act 226 (16). This Act: Requires the State’s Medicaid…

  • Pohnpei Telemedicine Room Launch

    On December 15, 2016, the Pacific Basin Telehealth Resource Center (PBTRC) participated in a video teleconference ceremony to launch the opening of the Pohnpei Telemedicine Room in the Pohnpei Hospital. The…

  • ECHO Act Signed into Law

    ECHO Act Signed into Law

    Introduced by Hawaii’s own Senator Brian Schatz (D-HI) as well as Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT), the Expanding Capacity for Health Outcomes (ECHO) Act was signed into law by President Obama…

  • ASTHO Telehealth Resource Guide

    In December 2016, the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) released a Telehealth Resource Guide that explains the practice of telemedicine and gives an overview of telehealth programs for seven…

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More than a year after discovering a potential breach to its websites, healthcare administrative services and IT provider, CoPilot Provider Support Services has notified 220,000 patients and doctors who used its service. [...]
Fri, Jan 20, 2017
Source: Healthcare IT News