News from past year

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.
Partnership for a Connected Illinois Hosts Second Telehealth Law Forum
The Partnership for a Connected Illinois has wrapped up the second of a three-part series of Telehealth Law Forums.
SIU plans major expansion of telehealth services
From his family’s dining room table in Lincoln — through his parents’ webcam-enabled laptop on a home WiFi network — 5-year-old David Heady worked to expand his vocabulary and improve his pronunciation Monday with the help of a therapist sitting in her office in Springfield.
ATA16: Reduced heart failure readmissions stemmed from telehealth network participation, providers say
The reduction of readmission rates for heart failure patients is just one of the benefits touted by health system representatives of the Illinois Telehealth Network (ITN) on Tuesday at the American Telemedicine Association's annual conference in Minneapolis.
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