The Center for Connected Health Policy (CCHP) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization working to maximize telehealth’s ability to improve health outcomes, care delivery, and cost effectiveness.

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  • Interstate telehealth licensing compact set to become reality

    mHealthNews

    A measure drafted by the Federation of State Medical Boards that enables physicians to practice across state lines is expected to take effect shortly, with seven states on board to honor the agreement and several more waiting in the wings.

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  • Telehealth Project Aims To Improve Health Care Access for Inland Empire Tribes

    CaliforniaHealthline

    CCHP's executive director, Mario Gutierrez, offers his expertise in this article about a health care system serving nine American Indian tribes in the Inland Empire that are using telehealth to reach patients in remote areas and address rising rates of diabetes.

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  • TeleICU saves California hospital thousands, improves patient satisfaction

    FierceHealthIT

    Dignity Health Woodland Memorial Hospital, a 108-bed community medical center in California, originally had one intensivist to cover eight beds in the ICU, so it launched a teleICU component to provide constant intensivist coverage. As a result of this new approach the hospital has reduced mortality rates, lessened emergency department transfers and significantly cut costs.

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