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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 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.
May 23, 2018
Chris Nerney

Connected care disconnect persists

Healthcare providers and patients agree that connected care technologies can improve outcomes, yet actual use lags behind.
May 22, 2018
Chris Nerney

New study explores interoperability barriers to coordinated state health efforts

Frequently changing regulations, inconsistent metrics for identifying patients, and outdated technology cited as major challenges to data sharing.
May 17, 2018
Chris Nerney

The complex EHR mess that hinders interoperability

HIMSS Analytics data shows the average hospital relies on 16 different EHR platforms.
May 15, 2018
Chris Nerney

Senators urge FCC to raise rural health program spending cap

Funding for the Rural Health Care Program is capped at $400 million annually, but the senators want that spending limit raised because of increased demand.
May 11, 2018
Chris Nerney

The economic inevitability of telemedicine

Consumers are paying a greater share of their healthcare costs, and they expect providers to offer telehealth and other digital services.
May 08, 2018
Chris Nerney

Surescripts report underscores the spread of interoperability

Health network alliance facilitates 13.7 billion secure health data transactions in 2017, more than twice the 6 billion transactions in 2013.
May 02, 2018
Chris Nerney

VA Video Connect delivers telehealth services to veterans

Program enables military veterans and healthcare providers to "meet" via live video transmitted to computers, smartphones, or tablets.