New legislation signed Wednesday by Governor Whitmer is helping make sure that the benefits of the technology are here to stay. The bipartisan, five-bill package will expand the availability of telemedicine for Michigan’s Medicaid enrollees, starting in October 2020.
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And as important as it is to celebrate, it’s also critical to recognize the challenges the LGBT community faces and to support the organizations combatting those inequities.
The Home-Based Transitional Telecare project is helping recently discharged older veterans address medication issues, avoid in-home risks, and return to their pre-hospital-stay selves, while demonstrating important findings about how clinicians can effectively use telehealth-enabled tablets and wearable sensors with this population.