Kaiser Permanente joins Veterans Affairs Center for Innovation Partnerships Program

OAKLAND, Calif., and WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Together, the Veterans Health Administration and Kaiser Permanente provide care and service to nearly 18 million Americans. Today the two organizations announced they will pool resources and ideas to solve some of the largest and most complex challenges in health care.

As part of the Veterans Affairs Center of Innovation Partnership Program, the two organizations will research and share best practices in four specific areas: Continue reading

U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs Awards $28.8 Million TeleHealth Contract to AMC Health

AMC Health, a leading provider of telehealth solutions, announced September 4, that the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) has awarded the company a five-year contract worth up to $28.8 million to provide telehealth solutions and services.

AMC Health’s integrated approach to remote monitoring will further enhance the VA’s existing telehealth initiatives to reduce hospital admissions; allow veterans with chronic diseases to live independently in their own homes; expand access to care; improve veterans’ clinical outcomes and quality of life; boost patient satisfaction; and enhance the quality, continuity, efficiency and cost-effectiveness of care for veterans nationwide. This agreement marks a major expansion of AMC Health’s Government Services divisio

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