Mayo Clinic uses $1M in FCC funds for connected devices to expand telehealth

Healthcare IT News: The Center for Connected Care at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, is focused on the resourcing and diffusion of digital health solutions in partnership with the Mayo Clinic practice, extending Mayo Clinic’s knowledge and expertise and increasing patient access to clinical care, even at a distance.

These digital health solutions include an array of modalities that reflect the wide-ranging needs of patients: synchronous, real-time video telemedicine (including outpatient video visits and acute-care solutions like telemedicine for stroke and neonatology); asynchronous services (for example, secure-portal messaging and provider e-consults); and remote patient-monitoring solutions that blend technology and nursing-care coordination to improve patient disease self-management.

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