telehealth

Telehealth benefits for medicare beneficiaries expanded during COVID-19 outbreak

Medicare-administered by the CMS will temporarily pay clinicians to provide telehealth services for beneficiaries residing across the entire country.
XRHealth Telehealth VR/AR Medical Platform

XRHealth launches VR telehealth support groups to help people in isolation due to coronavirus

This allows patients to gain support remotely from other patients and doctors associated with the XRHealth telehealth clinics.
telehealth

Teladoc’s daily virtual medical visits up 50% due to coronavirus

Also, Blue Shield of California provides Teladoc's virtual care service for free to most of its members in response to COVID-19.
Apple Watch

iOS 14 to support Sp02, sleep tracking on Apple Watch?

Also, the future update to the Apple Watch's ECG feature could address inconclusive readings for heart rates between 100 and 120 beats per minute.
virus testing

Health Gorilla launches electronic ordering for COVID-19 testing

Providers and developers can begin placing orders through API and web-based interface, expanding access to COVID-19 testing.
Oxford VR Social Engagement Program

Oxford VR launches VR-enabled Social Engagement to tackle anxious social avoidance

The solution enables individuals to overcome trigger situations to feel safer, more confident and more in control.
wearables

IDC: 336.5M wearable devices shipped in 2019

The worldwide market for wearable devices grew 82.3% in the fourth quarter of 2019 (4Q19), reaching a new high of 118.9 million devices shipped.
electronic health information

HHS finalizes rules to provide patients with more control of their health data

Final rules require access to health information, spur innovation and aim to end information blocking.
Amazon Alexa speaker

Amazon Alexa can now provide you with drug information

Specialized answers about medication information were created specifically for the voice-enabled service.
GAFA apps

Big Tech firms help fight the coronavirus outbreak

The tech giants are providing their otherwise paid services for free to select users...
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