TQ Teleconnection- October 2017
HIMSS Makes Its Pitch for Telehealth Legislation, Rural Broadband
October 05, 2017 - One of the nation’s largest healthcare IT organizations is throwing its weight behind a telehealth bill stuck in Congress and investments in broadband infrastructure that would push telemedicine and mHealth into rural America.
The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) made those requests in its 2017 Congressional Asks, putting pressure on lawmakers to improve cybersecurity, adjust Medicare to allow more telehealth and boost funding for rural broadband expansion.
mHealth Intelligence (10/5/17)