Telehealth Research & Developments
Telehealth is the use of information and telecommunications technology to support long-distance clinical healthcare, patient and professional health education, public health, and health administration.
As part of its mission to identify innovative solutions to expand broadband access, adoption, and use, Connected Nation is committed to exploring how telehealth can improve lives. On this page you’ll find the latest research, ideas, and improvements surrounding telemedicine and its related technologies.
Healthcare From Anywhere: Telehealth Use & Perceptions in Rural Michigan
Connected Nation (CN), through its state program Connected Nation Michigan (CN Michigan), released a groundbreaking study in March 2020 that closely examines the use and perceptions of telehealth in rural areas.
Researchers found, among other things, the highest ratios in the country of patients per doctor, a lower-than-average life expectancy, and a higher-than-average rate of preventable hospital stays than the rest of the country.
Click here for the press release which provides a summary of the study.
Latest Telehealth News
All about telehealth in less than 7 minutesBlog, Telehealth, Connected Nation, telehealth research, Telehealth video
Louisville, Kentucky (October 25 2022) — You’re sitting in bumper-to-bumper traffic, trying to cram in a quick doctor’s appointment at an office 20 minutes away from your work. When you arrive, you have just enough time to reschedu...
Connected Nation adds telecom veteran in Education, Government and Healthcare as strategic advisorbroadband-infrastructure, Education, National News, Press Releases, Telehealth, Connected Nation, Dr. Pam Lloyd, Education, government, SHLB, telehealth
Bowling Green, Ky. (October 11, 2022) – Connected Nation (CN) has added Dr. Pamela Lloyd to its senior executive team to provide insight and strategic counsel to the organization’s digital inclusion programming. “We are very excite...
The path forward: How telehealth continues to provide care for underserved AmericansBlog, News Bits, Telehealth, Healthcare, healthcare and digital inclusion, Healthcare Technology, remote health care, rural telehealth, telehealth, telehealth funding
Nashville, Tennessee (August 23, 2022) — When COVID-19 hit just two years ago, U.S. health care systems were in for a huge adaptation period. Because of health risks and restrictions, many people could not visit their primary health ca...
New insight about state telehealth laws provides a clear path to further expansion—and better coverage for patientsBlog, News Bits, Telehealth, Medicaid, telehealth, telehealth research, telemedicine
By David Nunnally, Research Assistant Connected Nation Bowling Green, Ky. (June 14, 2022) – The Center for Connected Health Policy released its spring 2022 report in May on state telehealth laws and Medicaid program policies. Among ot...
The growing use of telehealth in a post pandemic world, what it means for mental health careBlog, Telehealth, Mental health, telehealth
Nashville, Tennessee (April 12, 2022) – Over the past two years, telehealth has grown to become a common type of outpatient care. This online approach to medical treatment is not only helping people who have physical illnesses, but those...
Other Telehealth Research & News
Telehealth is One Tool for Preventing the Spread of Coronavirus
Market to Reach Growth of 14.9% by 2026
Video Chats With Doctors Can Save Lives in Rural Areas
How Telemedicine Can Solve the U.S. Rural Health Crisis
Navy Medicine: A Strategic Roadmap for Implementing a Virtual Mental Health Program
A Growing Number of Veterans Used VA Telehealth Services in 2019
Growth of Telemedicine Slowed by Internet Access Challenge
How Telemedicine Can Make Older Adults Healthier - and May Improve Their Life Expectancy
Growth of Telemedicine Slowed by Internet Access, Insurance Billing for Indiana