While health IT tools are essential for building the care system of the future, and hospitals are making significant ongoing investments, too often, the tools are expensive, unwieldy and do not
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Sept. 3 released its Rural Action Plan, which outlines upcoming policy and program initiatives to support…
Letter from AHA to President Donald Trump urging additional support for rural hospitals and health systems.
This letter to President Trump offers recommendations for promoting and expanding patients’ telehealth access.
Special Bulletin: White House Releases Executive Order on Improving Rural Health and Telehealth Access
The White House Aug. 3 issued an executive order on “improving rural health and telehealth access.” The order includes directives to: launch a new payment…
Case Study How Clarke County Hospital is Expanding Its Telehealth Services into Home Monitoring Covid-19 Patients
On June 10, Clarke County Hospital, a 25-bed critical access hospital in Osceola, Iowa, was awarded by the Federal Communications Commission, $170,072 as part…
In this letter to Congressman Troy Balderson, AHA expresses support of the Knowing the Efficiency and Efficacy of Permanent (KEEP) Telehealth Options Act…