Telehealth in the News
Articles and Publications
HemOnc Today coverage of presentation by Mass General investigator Loren Winters.
This podcast (in Spanish) was created by MGH C.A.R.E to increase awareness within the Spanish community around the use of telemedicine during the pandemic.
Virtual care is here to stay, but it is not the availability of technology that will govern how care is delivered.
We evaluated 3 metrics of hospital performance: time from consult request to consult completion, inpatient length of stay (LOS), and the rate of patients transferred for tertiary care.
Dr. Lee Schwamm of Mass General Brigham shares the advantages of telemedicine for patients.
- Teleneurology-Enabled Determination of Death by Neurologic Criteria After Cardiac Arrest or Severe Neurologic Injury – Mass General Hospital Neurologists and Administrators discuss providing teleneurology consultations and how this impacts death by neurologic criteria. Subscription Required (April 13, 2021)
- How Telemedicine Is Helping Patients With Autism – NBC 10 Boston: During the COVID-19 pandemic, Massachusetts General Hospital’s Lurie Center for Autism is now seeing almost all of its patients remotely. (November 6, 2020)
- Wentworth-Douglass begins TeleNewborn consults with Mass General for at-risk babies – Seacoast Online coverage of the MGH/Wentworth-Douglass Hospital TeleNewborn Consult Program (October 29, 2020)
- Why achieving health equity is so hard in the telehealth age – AMA: Telehealth has become almost synonymous with video visits during the COVID-19 pandemic. But in leapfrogging phone visits, many health care organizations have done the opposite of what they set out to do: They’ve made it harder for the most at-risk patients to get in front of a physician. (October 21, 2020)
- 6 best practices to sharpen physicians’ use of telehealth – AMA quotes MGH physician Ami Bhatt and MGB Connected Health vice president Joseph Kvedar (October 19, 2020)
- Mass General Center for TeleHealth Helps Hospitals in New York and Maine Launch TeleStroke Services Within Local Regions - As the demand for virtual health services rapidly increases, Massachusetts General Hospital's Center for TeleHealth has implemented a hybrid model in Maine and Glen Falls, New York, enabling organizations to launch their own TeleStroke programs. (October 9, 2020)