Telemedicine http://wamc.org en Vermont Doctor Tele-Consults Boosted by New Regs http://wamc.org/post/vermont-doctor-tele-consults-boosted-new-regs <p>New health insurance regulations in Vermont are giving a boost to telemedicine, the system that enables health care providers to offer consult with patients without being in the same room.<br><br>Sometimes residents at the Helen Porter Health Care and Rehabilitation Center in Middlebury are able to see a physician at Fletcher Allen Health Care through a two-way video hookup.<br><br>Porter nurse Leslie Orelup says the system works well.<br> Mon, 31 Dec 2012 22:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 54822 at http://wamc.org Vermont Doctor Tele-Consults Boosted by New Regs Hospitals Form High-Speed Telemedicine Network http://wamc.org/post/hospitals-form-high-speed-telemedicine-network <p>A collaboration of hospitals and health care systems is implementing a state-of-the-art, high-speed telemedicine network across New York State’s northern tier.<br><br>The Adirondack Champlain Telemedicine Information Network, known as ACTION, has been in the works for several years. It will link hospitals and health centers in New York and Vermont.&nbsp; Plattsburgh’s CVPH Medical Center is the lead health care provider for the system, which President Stephens Mundy explained includes 8 hospitals and 40 primary care facilities across 8 counties.<br> Tue, 23 Oct 2012 16:20:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 50413 at http://wamc.org Hospitals Form High-Speed Telemedicine Network