Hands-on medical simulation, simplified

Elizabeth Sanseau of CHOP and Annenberg’s Kyle Cassidy discuss Annenberg Hotkeys, a medical simulator developed during the pandemic to remotely prepare health care providers for emergency situations.

Marilyn Perkins

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Healthcare organizations are finding novel uses for virtual health technology

The Perelman School of Medicine’s Care Connect program is spearheading the use of virtual urgent care services and substance abuse professionals to provide treatment to patients, with a quote from Margaret Lowenstein.


Becker’s Hospital Review

Integrating genetic testing orders into EHRs saves time, study says

A study from the Perelman School of Medicine suggests that time is saved when clinicians are able to order genetic testing through electronic health record systems.


The Hill

Advancing telemedicine beyond COVID-19 is the beginning of a revolution in dementia care

In an op-ed, Jason Karlawish of the Perelman School of Medicine writes that Congress’ potential extension of Medicare telemedicine could launch a revolution in “telehealth care.”


Philadelphia Inquirer

Telemedicine is here to stay, but how it will be covered by insurance is still being debated

Rolando Vega, a graduate student at the School of Nursing, wrote an opinion piece about the future of telemedicine. If signed by the governor, a Pennsylvania State Sensate Bill would mandate full insurance reimbursement for these services going forward. “This bill is essential and there is a sense of urgency as many patients, as well as health care providers are counting on its final approval,” Vega wrote.


Telehealth shouldn’t mean ‘video health’ for opioid treatment

Utsha Khatri of the Perelman School of Medicine co-wrote an op-ed about rules adopted during the pandemic that allowed clinicians to prescribe drugs to treat opioid use disorder over the phone, without video. Khatri and her co-author propose extending these policies permanently.