Strong Security Protocols Are Key To Continued Telehealth Usage

Strong Security Protocols Are Key To Continued Telehealth Usage

A new survey from cybersecurity firm CynergisTek found that 70% of respondents they polled plan to continue using Telehealth even after the Covid-19 pandemic subsides. But the poll also revealed that privacy and data security will play a big part in that continuity with patients & that security breaches may end patient use of Telehealth for good. Read More Here

Prioritization of EHR Optimization & Health IT Projects Rise as Covid-19 Better Managed

Prioritization of EHR Optimization & Health IT Projects Rise as Covid-19 Better Managed

Since the beginning of the year, Covid-19 has been the main focus of health systems as they work to flatten the curve, putting EHR Optimization and Health IT Projects on the back burner. With the initial surge of cases slowing down & better containment practices in place, health centers are able to put more focus into these projects to better their systems and utilize grant money to strengthen their infrastructure before a potential resurgence in the pandemic. Read More Here

Breaking News: HHS Awards $165 Million in COVID-19 Funding

Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) awarded $165 million to combat the COVID-19 pandemic in rural communities. This funding will support 1,779 small rural hospitals and provide additional funding to 14 HRSA-funded Telehealth Resource Centers to provide technical assistance on Telehealth to help rural and underserved areas combat COVID-19.

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Breaking News: Funding Available Through FCC $200M Grant Fund

The FCC released a new funding opportunity available specifically for Telehealth Program funding.
This Telehealth funding is part of the CARES Act and provides $200 million to help health care providers deliver connected care services to patients in their homes or mobile locations in response to the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
The COVID-19 Telehealth Program provides support to fund telecommunications and information services & devices needed to provide critical connected care services. This support is made available to help health centers continue to deliver the highest level of care in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Details to apply for the FCC funding can be found HERE

Please let anyone on our team know if we can help with applying or understanding the application process.