Tag Archives: Time

From ‘Toy’ to Tool: Why It’s Time for a Gold Standard in Telehealth Education

Joseph Kvedar, MD, Senior Advisor, Virtual Care, Mass General Brigham According to the Consumer Technology Association, recent data show that 59 percent of consumers use remote mental health services; 49 percent are using telehealth for physical health; and 37 percent are using health fitness apps — all increases compared to what we saw prior to the COVID-19… Read More »

HHS asks Supreme Court for more time in filing response to site neutral payment review

The Department of Health and Human Services has asked the Supreme Court for an extension to file a response to the American Hospital Association’s request for a judicial review regarding site neutral payments. The government response was due by March 15, but on March 3 Norris Cochran, acting Secretary of Health and Human Service, asked for… Read More »

TERRE DES FEMMES breaks the silence about domestic violence during what is supposed to be the most peaceful time of the year

Berlin, December 18th 2020: TERRE DES FEMMES – Menschenrechte für die Frau e. V. opens the art exhibition “UNBREAK – take a closer look & break the cycle of domestic violence” (https://cloud.achtung.de/s/g7PanPkDDnf28pe) in downtown Munich, together with the agencies thjnk and achtung! Mary, the artist Simon Berger, and the long-time TERRE DES FEMMES activist Romy… Read More »

Health Insurance Affordability in the Time of the Coronavirus Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has revealed many flaws in the U.S. healthcare system, first and foremost the nation’s patchwork public health infrastructure and health inequities in mortality rates due to COVID-19. The Commonwealth Fund‘s biennial report, published as the pandemic continues into and beyond the third quarter of 2020, sheds light on another weakness in U.S.… Read More »