Athenahealth launches new EHR-embedded telehealth tool

Healthcare IT News

Kat Jercich

The cloud IT company said it developed the athenaTelehealth technology in response to a 3,400% uptick in telehealth visits across its customer network from mid-February to April.

Athenahealth announced this week that it had launched an embedded telehealth tool to allow practitioners to conduct virtual visits without having to download separate software or use another third-party app.

The Watertown, Massachusetts-based cloud computing vendor said athenaTelehealth – which is free for its athenaOne electronic health record tool customers until September 30 – enables providers to more easily conduct HIPAA-compliant telehealth visits within practice workflows, from...

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