• FTC slaps Cerebral with $7M fine for privacy violations

    Cerebral has agreed to pay the Federal Trade Commission $7 million due to the telemedicine company sharing consumers' private health information and other sensitive data with advertisers without permission. 
  • What you need to know about the state of telemedicine in 2023

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  • Teladoc's chief accounting officer resigns

    Shortly after Teladoc's CEO Jason Gorevic exited the company, its chief accounting officer announced his resignation, Market Screener reported April 12.
  • 3 health system leaders testify before Congress on telehealth extension

    Health system leaders testified in support of extending telehealth flexibilities set to expire Dec. 31 at a recent Congressional hearing.
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  • Kaiser's mental healthcare faces scrutiny

    A union is accusing Oakland, Calif.-based Kaiser Permanente of mishandling decisions about mental health services, the Los Angeles Times reported April 9. 
  • Meet Michigan Medicine's new virtual care assistant: Barbie

    Ann Arbor-based Michigan Medicine physicians have been getting assistance with telehealth visits from an unlikely but iconic source: Barbie.
  • Teladoc Health's CEO abruptly exits

    Teladoc Health's CEO Jason Gorevic is leaving his role as head of the company effective immediately. 
  • New Microsoft Teams App Improves Telehealth Interpretation Efficiency

    With Boostlingo On-Demand for Teams, Telehealth providers can now quickly add medical interpreters to their calls from the Teams platform.
  • Tufts expands access to virtual care

    Burlington, Mass.-based Tufts Medicine entered into a partnership with AI-powered virtual clinic Curai Health to expand access to virtual care. 
  • The 23 health systems pushing Congress to act on virtual care

    Twenty-three health systems were among the signers of a letter to Congress in February pushing lawmakers to extend virtual care flexibilities by the end of the year.
  • Teladoc sees 4% revenue boost in Q4

    In the fourth quarter of 2023, Teladoc Health reported a 4% increase in revenue, reaching $660.5 million compared to $637.7 million in the same period of 2022, according to the company's Feb. 20 financial results.
  • UCHealth forges partnership to boost virtual care

    Aurora, Colo.-based UCHealth entered into a new clinical monitoring partnership with medical technology company Masimo. 
  • Virtual visits down at Kaiser Permanente

    Oakland, Calif.-based Kaiser Permanente furnished tens of millions of virtual visits and online prescription orders in 2023, though patients' use of those digital tools was down from previous years.
  • Telehealth utilization on the upswing

    Telehealth utilization experienced significant growth nationally and in all U.S. census regions during November 2023, according to a new report from FAIR Health's Monthly Telehealth Regional Tracker.
  • Teladoc cuts jobs

    Teladoc Health, one of the country's largest telehealth providers, cut some jobs earlier in January.
  • Optum Perks launches new telehealth service

    Optum Perks, a prescription discount provider, has launched a new telehealth service that provides affordable healthcare and prescription treatments for conditions such as acne, cough and high blood pressure.
  • Mass General Brigham physician sues to save telehealth

    A physician with Somerville, Mass.-based Mass General Brigham is suing to allow clinicians to treat patients in other states remotely, according to a Wall Street Journal article.
  • UVA Health bolsters global telehealth coverage

    Charlottesville-based University of Virginia Health is creating a telehealth clinic that will focus on medically underserved communities all over the world.
  • Older Americans less likely to use telehealth services

    Only 7.5% of Americans between the ages of 50-80 have used a telehealth service to access care, according to a study by the University of Michigan.
  • Top 5 telehealth diagnoses

    Mental health conditions remain the most popular telehealth diagnosis, while COVID-19 has fallen out of the top five, nonprofit researcher FAIR Health reported.
  • Health systems rolling out virtual nursing

    As the pressure of shortages continues to mount, hospitals are turning to virtual nursing to alleviate stress and connect patients with more resources. These three hospitals and systems have recently expanded or implemented the practice:
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