News from past year

Dr. Karen S. Rheuban: Expanding broadband will improve America’s health
Richmond Times-Dispatch
2017 Telehealth Bootcamp Series Off to a Great Start
The Partnership for a Connected Illinois recently held the first of two forums as part of the 2017 Telehealth Bootcamp Series at McDermott Will & Emery in Chicago.
PCI Receives Planning Grant for School Based Tele-Behavioral Health

PCI Receives Grant from The Sprague Institute to Plan School-Based Tele-Behavioral Health for the Chicago Public Schools

Platinum Telehealth Initiative Sponsor McDermott Will and Emery LLP Chosen as Lawfirm of the Year
Law Firm wins prestigious award from U.S. News
September 13th Event Concludes Three-Part Illinois Telehealth Law Forum Series

The Partnership for a Connected Illinois has wrapped up the second in a three-part series of Telehealth Law Forums. The forum was simultaneously held in Chicago, Carbondale, Naperville, and Springfield, IL and was also available via Live Stream.  

Digital Health: An Improving Environment for Investors
The integration of technology into health care delivery is exploding throughout the health industry landscape. Commentators speculating on the implications of the information revolution’s penetration of the health care industry envision delivery models rivaling those imagined by celebrated science fiction authors, and claim that the integration of information technology into even the most basic health care delivery functions can reduce cost, increase access, improve quality and, in some instances, fundamentally change the way health care is delivered.
Telehealth offers convenient service for patients
Dr. Stepnen Stone, Doctor of Dermatology at SIU School of Medicine in Springfield video conferencing Tuesday with Kara Williams of Pittsfield during an appointment in Illini Community Hospital in Pittsfield. Southern Illinois University School of Medicine has expanded its telehealth program at sites including Pittsfield, Carthage and Quincy.
Telemedicine shows promise in Parkinson’s disease care
Like countless other patients, Ann Johnson, a retired veterinarian, has been willing to travel long distances and devote an entire day to be treated by a specialist at Rush University Medical Center. But a recent appointment lasted less than 30 minutes, and the only travel was to her living room.
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