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June 13, 2018
Chris Nerney

The connected-care disconnect between Medicare patients, health plans

"Many MA members feel they are missing valuable guidance from their plans around digital health data and price transparency," report concludes.
June 12, 2018
Chris Nerney

Meeting patient expectations is critical to telemedicine success

Telehealth "needs to be reliable, affordable and deliver a certain level of system performance," Penn Medicine executive says.
June 08, 2018
Chris Nerney

FCC head calls for increase in rural telemedicine program's annual budget

Ajit Pai's draft order follows requests from senators and AHA to boost funding for Rural Health Care Program.
June 06, 2018
Chris Nerney

Is HHS shortchanging healthcare cybersecurity preparedness?

Bipartisan letter from Hill subcommittee leaders expresses concern that turmoil impacts federal agency's cybersecurity capabilities.
June 05, 2018
Chris Nerney

AHRQ review cites numerous "likely" benefits of telemedicine

Federal agency calls for more research into telehealth's costs and potential drawbacks.
June 04, 2018

Crossing the Payer/Provider Chasm – Getting to Shared Risk, Shared Data

Only 3 percent of providers and clinical leaders say payers and providers are extremely or very aligned at the industry level.
June 04, 2018
Chris Nerney

The 3 things you need most for a successful telehealth program

Physician buy-in tops list of telehealth success factors in recent hospital survey.
May 30, 2018
Chris Nerney

How integrating medication data into EHRs benefits patients, providers

Pushed prescription information enables Mississippi medical center to get accurate picture of patients' current medication use and history.
May 29, 2018
Chris Nerney

HIMSS tool helps providers assess interoperability options

“The whole point is to make it easier for hospitals to gather information people keep hearing about.”
May 25, 2018
Chris Nerney

VA Mission Act passes Senate, awaits presidential signature

Bill aims to improve data sharing between VA and community healthcare providers, increase telemedicine options.