Government & Policy

By Jeff Rowe 10:24 am October 16, 2015
It's becoming increasing important for doctors to understand patients' preferences.
By Scott Rea 02:27 pm October 07, 2015
Electronic Submission of Medical Documentation aims to eliminate the use of fax for prior-authorizations and audits. Four years later, more than 7,000 Medicare providers use esMD, possibly leading to lagging patient care or redundant, unneeded procedures being performed.
By Eric Wicklund 11:51 am October 05, 2015
Particularly when it comes to seeing patients, technologies just don't cut it.
By Jack McCarthy 08:28 am September 29, 2015
A trio of emerging technology companies are bringing new wares to market that make aging in place more comfortable.
By Eric Wicklund 09:14 am September 22, 2015
A recent look at the telehealth policies of one U.S. region isn't particularly promising.
By Irv Lichtenwald 01:05 pm September 17, 2015
None of us would have the jobs we currently occupy without some ability to focus on details. But maybe that focus on the trees blinds us to changes in the forest.
By Chris Emper 09:36 am September 14, 2015
We all know that our healthcare industry is shifting away from paying for volume and towards paying for value. But what exactly does this mean?
By Michael F. Arrigo 07:48 am September 10, 2015
My research into BlackBerry, Apple, and Android indicates that BlackBerry has an important edge in security. And that includes the company's Passport smartphone.
By Chris Bowen 06:09 am September 09, 2015
Broadly defined, software as a medical device is any app used by providers to make clinical decisions. An increasing number of those are now officially designated as FDA-regulated devices. Is it worth it to pursue this classification for your own software?
By Carl Natale 09:54 am September 08, 2015
One tip: impart a dual-coding approach for at least five encounters per week.

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