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Telemedicine: TeleSafe, TeleConvenient

The boom in virtual medical care couldn’t have come at a better time
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Living in COVID times is challenging, not least of all when in need of a doctor. Maybe you have a primary care physician, but stay-at-home restrictions, work-from-home status, watching the kids or just plain risk of exposure make seeing them a challenge. Maybe you don’t have a regular doctor, but you’re worried that your dry cough isn’t going away or that your headaches won’t stop.

VA, Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation Deliver Cancer Care to Veterans via Teleoncology

Multimillion-dollar grant to help reach Veterans in rural areas
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WASHINGTON, June 3, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced it is teaming with the Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation (Foundation) to build new programs to enable VA oncology specialists to provide Veterans access to precision cancer care regardless of where they live. 

The Foundation has committed to providing VA $4.5 million in grant funds over three years to help establish a national teleoncology center to more effectively reach Veterans living in rural communities. 

T-Mobile Stands Strong with U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs as Telehealth Visits Surge 800%

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What's the news

With nearly 20,000 VA telehealth visits a day — an 800% surge from before the COVID-19 crisis began — T-Mobile is helping to keep more veterans connected to their doctors than ever before.

Why it matters

With stay-home orders in place and doctors reducing in-person appointments, telehealth provides a great alternative. And, for the millions of veterans who live in rural America and drive an average of 25-50 miles to healthcare, this important service lets them work their shift and see their doctor from the safety of their own home, without having to travel or miss work.

Who it's for

The more than nine million veterans served by the VA.

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What's the news

With nearly 20,000 VA telehealth visits a day — an 800% surge from before the COVID-19 crisis began — T-Mobile is helping to keep more veterans connected to their doctors than ever before.

Why it matters

With stay-home orders in place and doctors reducing in-person appointments, telehealth provides a great alternative. And, for the millions of veterans who live in rural America and drive an average of 25-50 miles to healthcare, this important service lets them work their shift and see their doctor from the safety of their own home, without having to travel or miss work.

Who it's for

The more than nine million veterans served by the VA.

Pro Bono Perspectives S2E11: Chris Ide, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health Foundation

Breaking the Stigma: Mental Health in the Age of COVID-19
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In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month, Chris Ide, Vice President of Corporate & Community Partnerships at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) Foundation, joins host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly for a candid conversation on mental health during COVID-19. CAMH is Canada's largest mental health teaching hospital and one of the world's leading research centers in its field. The Foundation drives change for mental health by inspiring philanthropy that enables leading-edge care, research and education.

Novartis US Foundation Supports Telehealth Programs to Provide Access to Care for New Jersey’s Most Vulnerable Communities

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  • Partnership with NJPCA, which represents 23 community health centers in NJ, funded 5 telehealth pilots; programs serving as role models for centers across state
  • The Grant enabled NJ community health centers to quickly implement telehealth to maintain continuity of care for underserved communities, especially critical during the current COVID-19 pandemic  
  • Novartis US Foundation supports programs to reimagine healthcare through use of digital tools to reduce barriers to care
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  • Partnership with NJPCA, which represents 23 community health centers in NJ, funded 5 telehealth pilots; programs serving as role models for centers across state
  • The Grant enabled NJ community health centers to quickly implement telehealth to maintain continuity of care for underserved communities, especially critical during the current COVID-19 pandemic  
  • Novartis US Foundation supports programs to reimagine healthcare through use of digital tools to reduce barriers to care

Bristol Myers Squibb Expands Patient Support Programs to Help Newly Uninsured Patients in the U.S.

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PRINCETON, N.J., April 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ -Bristol Myers Squibb (NYSE: BMY) today announced an expansion of its existing patient support programs to help eligible unemployed patients in the U.S. who have lost their health insurance due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The expanded program offers access to any branded Bristol Myers Squibb medicine for free, including some of its most widely prescribed products, as well as those prescribed via telehealth services. The program features:

Implementing a Successful Public-Private Partnership | Part 3: Determine How to Execute

By Laura Quintana, VP of Corporate Affairs at Cisco
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This is the third article in a five-part series on how a company or organization can develop, implement, and sustain successful public-private partnerships (PPP) that achieve large-scale impact. Click to read part one on determining who to work with, and part two on determining when and how long to engage.

 

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This is the third article in a five-part series on how a company or organization can develop, implement, and sustain successful public-private partnerships (PPP) that achieve large-scale impact. Click to read part one on determining who to work with, and part two on determining when and how long to engage.

 

Cox Communications and Cleveland Clinic Form Alliance to Take Healthcare to the Home

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February 19, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Cox Communications and Cleveland Clinic announce the formation of Vivre Health, a groundbreaking strategic alliance to bring world-class healthcare to the home through innovative telehealth and home health solutions.

Tell the Video Monitor “Ahh”: High Tech Healthcare Serves Patients

by Kathy English
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With all the frenzied fanfare normally surrounding the debut of new Apple products, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus were recently introduced to the masses. And though these new phones were the big news of the day for the technology giant, the Apple Watch is what the healthcare industry has its eyes on.

Breaking Down Barriers to Children’s Healthcare in Brazil

by Alexis Raymond
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Last week, Cisco launched its newest CSR program – Connected Healthy Children – Brazil.

Much of the Brazilian population lives far away from major cities, so distance can pose a real barrier for children who need specialized medical care. For example, 41 percent of all infants under age 1 and 90 percent of newborns with congenital heart disease are in remote areas.

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