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Our Members:

The Alliance for Connected Care aims to:

Demonstrate the importance of Connected Care as a tool for improved quality and efficiency.

Build significant and high-level support for Connected Care among leaders in Congress and the Administration.

Enable more telehealth to support new models of care.

Lift geographic and site restrictions for telehealth in Medicare.

Establish a consensus-based, standardized definition of Connected Care to advance with policymakers.

Alliance News

Alliance Statement for the Record to Senate Commerce Hearing on: ““State of Telehealth: Removing Barriers to Access and Improving Patient Outcomes”

ALLIANCE FOR CONNECTED CARE STATEMENT FOR THE RECORD “State of Telehealth: Removing Barriers to Access and Improving Patient Outcomes" The Alliance submitted a letter to the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, Communications, Media, and Broadband Subcommittee on a hearing examining the importance of access to telehealth services, and the role that broadband plays in the public health response. Our statement summarizes the following recommendations: Congress should invest in efforts that support broadband affordability for patients and providers. Congress must continue to coordinate with other federal agencies to ensure improvements are being made to our taxpayer-funded programs, and that all [...]

October 8th, 2021|

Telehealth Usage Surging but Service Issues and Barriers to Access Strain Patient Experience, J.D. Power Finds

J.D. Power: Telehealth Usage Surging but Service Issues and Barriers to Access Strain Patient Experience, J.D. Power Finds Thirty-six percent of patients said they used telehealth in the past year, up from 9 percent in 2020’s survey. However, many users cited limited access to the services they need and inconsistencies in the care they receive. Following are some key findings of the 2021 study: Telehealth adoption spikes across all generations in 2021: Overall, 36% of patients have accessed telehealth services during the past year, up from just 9% in 2020 and 7% in 2019. Usage is consistent across all generational groups, [...]

September 30th, 2021|

Building the Future of Virtual Care: Streamlined, Scalable, Sustainable. Insights from Amwell’s 2021 Survey of Health Plans, Hospitals and Health Systems, and Clinicians

Amwell and HIMSS Analytics: Building the Future of Virtual Care: Streamlined, Scalable, Sustainable. Insights from Amwell’s 2021 Survey of Health Plans, Hospitals and Health Systems, and Clinicians Amwell and HIMSS Analytics surveyed 100 executives at health plans, 102 senior leaders at hospitals and health systems, and 100 frontline clinicians and support staff about their post-pandemic strategy and planed investments in telehealth. Results from the survey show that priorities across hospitals, health systems, health plans and clinicians are focused on integrating telehealth as core to care delivery, improving the patient-provider experience, and achieving seamless and sustainable hybrid care models. Additional key findings [...]

September 28th, 2021|
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