Patients in rural hospitals can save thousands of dollars if local hospital is part of tele-emergency room network

BY: TOM SNEE  |  2017.05.24  |  12:01 PM Patients in small towns can save thousands of dollars in health care costs if their local rural hospital is part of a tele-emergency room network, according to a new study from the University of Iowa. Patients can save about $5,600 a year in transportation and other related expenses by staying in their local hospital and avoiding transfer to a larger hospital elsewhere, the study found. Those savings also included expenses such as missed time at work, lodging, and other personal expenses of accompanying friends or family members. “Our study’s primary goal was to identify the amount of [...]

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Dictum Health Receives FDA 510K Clearance for Portable Spirometry

Dictum Health Receives FDA 510K Clearance for Portable Spirometry for In-Clinic Use and Remote Patient Monitoring Expanding Telehealth to Include the Most At-Risk Patients PRESS RELEASE  UPDATED: AUG 8, 2017 06:00 PDT Oakland, Ca, August 8, 2017 ( - Dictum Health, Inc., innovators in telehealth solutions for acute, post-acute, and remote patient monitoring, is excited to announce that the company received FDA 510k clearance for spirometry, completing the cardiopulmonary capability of the IDM100 Medical Tablet. The system provides the most medically comprehensive telehealth solution in the market for clinical care anytime, anywhere. Intended for use with pediatrics and adults under supervision of a healthcare professional, the fully integrated [...]

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