Dr. Curtis Lowery to Share Innovative Telehealth Best Practices at Telemed Leadership Forum in Washington, DC

By URAC Staff on Jan 18, 2018 3:38:58 PM



Curtis Lowery, M.D., has a passion to help deliver the highest quality healthcare to all Americans, no matter their physical location.

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Telemedicine Magazine, URAC to Host Telemed Leadership Forum 2018: ROI of Telehealth

By URAC Staff on Jan 11, 2018 10:16:44 AM


WASHINGTON, DC – January 8, 2018 – Telemedicine Magazine and telehealth accreditor URAC will co-host the “Telemed Leadership Forum 2018: ROI of Telehealth,” March 27 – 29, 2018, at the Renaissance Washington, DC. The national telehealth conference features 30+ telehealth experts who are executives and physician leaders from health systems, health plans, academic medical systems, and telehealth providers. The conference is also being offered as a live streaming webcast. For more information, visit telemed.org.

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Telehealth Emerges as Important Weapon in Fight Against Opioid Abuse

By URAC Staff on Jan 10, 2018 4:03:06 PM

America is suffering from a national healthcare crisis. Opioids have become a scourge, cutting a wide and fatal swath through small towns, rural areas, and, increasingly, larger cities across the United States.

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URAC/Telemedicine Magazine Survey Finds Increased Usage of Telehealth Tools, Tactics

By URAC Staff on Dec 28, 2017 4:31:11 PM

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Avizia Becomes Nation’s First Telehealth Provider to Earn URAC’s Telehealth Accreditation

By URAC Staff on Dec 11, 2017 9:00:00 AM

For Avizia Chief Executive Officer Mike Baird, becoming the first telehealth provider to achieve URAC telehealth accreditation is about more than demonstrating his organization’s commitment to delivering the highest level of quality. It’s also about promoting the entire concept of telehealth in the minds of patients and providers.

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VA’s Galpin Stresses Importance of Accreditation to Ensure Telehealth Quality

By URAC Staff on Nov 8, 2017 2:47:50 PM

America’s military veterans deserve the very best medical services we can provide – and accreditation should play a key role in ensuring they receive the highest possible standard of healthcare, says Dr. Kevin Galpin, executive director, Telehealth Services Office of Connected Care, Veterans Health Administration at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

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The Promise of Telemedicine and the Missing Quality Debate

By Aaron Turner-Phifer, Vice President, Government Relations and Policy on Oct 23, 2017 4:17:52 PM

It is an old but true adage that government moves slowly. While change may be swift, your local, state, or federal regulator is not.

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New York State Office of Mental Health Expands Access, Preserves Quality Through Telehealth

By URAC Staff on Oct 19, 2017 8:57:23 AM



Washington, DC -- The New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) has announced that it will accept telehealth accreditation as evidence of regulatory compliance for part of the state’s telepsychiatry requirements.

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