Bipartisan Bill Would Establish Federal Definition for Telehealth Services

On Dec. 19, Bloomberg BNA published an article on telehealth legislation quoting the Coalition’s own Joel White:  “Technology will expand the national capacity to access primary and specialty care by removing barriers to care such as provider shortages, distance, mobility, and time constraints and will continue to be instrumental in addressing the country’s most challenging health care problems,” White said.

Verizon and GWU Shed Light on Barriers to Telehealth and mHealth Adoption

At George Washington University (GWU) last Wednesday, a former U.S. Senator, three medical doctors, and a leader of a wireless technology coalition convened at Washington, D.C.’s only School of Public Health to participate in an event that focused on telehealth and mHealth and discussed how these 21st Century technological innovations are improving healthcare access and outcomes for patients.