10 hospitals, health systems launching telehealth services

Here are 10 hospitals and health systems that implemented telehealth technology and services in November:

1. Paramus, N.J.-based Bergen New Bridge Medical Center unveiled a new telehealth service line aimed at diagnosing and treating emergency medical conditions.

2. The Department of Veterans Affairs is rolling out the use of private enclosure rooms, called pods, which veterans can use to conduct telehealth appointments from remote areas.

3. St. Louis Children's Hospital and its Washington University Heart Center integrated Locus Health's real-time remote monitoring platform into the discharge process for high-risk infant cardiac patients.

4. Columbia, Tenn.-based Maury Regional Health launched its own telehealth app, offering patients affordable, near-instant urgent care virtual visits.

5. Fort Dodge, Iowa-based UnityPoint Health — Trinity Regional Medical Center welcomed six new hospitalists to its staff in November who connect with and examine patients using telemedicine technology.

6. Through a partnership with Bright.md, Broomfield, Colo.-based SCL Health will offer low-cost, on-demand telehealth services beginning in early 2020.

7. Mayo Clinic Health System brought its telestroke program to the La Crosse, Wis., inpatient setting.

8. Denver-based HealthOne partnered with Colorado Canyons Hospital & Medical Center to expand telehealth access to the Fruita-based hospital's stroke, neurology and psychiatric patients.

9. Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston and Clemson (S.C.) University will launch a statewide collaborative program that will use telehealth technology to improve healthcare access across South Carolina.

10. Cincinnati-based TriHealth was named the recipient of a $3.84 million grant from bi3, the grantmaking initiative of TriHealth co-sponsor Bethesda Inc., to fund the development and implementation of a new virtual care program.

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