Telehealth

By Jessica Davis 11:31 am March 08, 2017
West Virginia delegates approved a telehealth bill on Monday with a vote of 95-4 that would expand access to mental and behavioral healthcare medications in rural areas. The bill now heads to the state senate for another vote.
Palmetto Health telehealth reimbursement
By Bill Siwicki 09:03 am March 08, 2017
As part of a population health program, telemedicine technology requires new assumptions and strategies as well as technology, clinicians and finance all working together, Palmetto chief value and informatics officer Tripp Jennings says.

Sandy Rousse, president and CEO at Central Vermont Home Health & Hospice

By Jessica Davis 01:29 pm March 01, 2017
The telemonitoring program of the Visiting Nurse Association of Chittenden and Grand Isle Counties and Central Vermont Home Health & Hospice are now connected with the state's HIE.

Robbie Hughes, Lumeon CEO

By Bill Siwicki 09:49 am February 27, 2017
With Lumeon’s functionality to automate the care pathway, previously manual tasks are eliminated and Digital Noema can ensure reimbursable elements are consistently used, the vendors say.
Christi McCarren MultiCare
By Bill Siwicki 09:28 am February 27, 2017
MultiCare Health System developed a strategy to offer its virtual care platform - powered by Zipnosis - to employees as a covered benefit and wanted to make the claims process a seamless event.
Boehner Rendell HIMSS17

HIMSS CEO Steve Lieber moderated the discussion between John Boehner and Ed Rendell at HIMSS17 on Thursday.

By Mike Miliard 12:08 pm February 23, 2017
In an appearance with former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell, Boehner says he's skeptical about the prospect of repeal-and-replace, because Republicans "will never, ever agree what the bill should be."
By Bill Siwicki 08:16 am February 21, 2017
As part of the initial phase of the partnership, American Well partners and other providers and payers will have the opportunity to offer their services to Samsung consumers on their devices.
By Gus Venditto 07:01 am February 19, 2017
Deborah Dahl, vice president of patient care innovation, at Banner Health and David Weingard, a Microsoft veteran who founded Fit4D, will be presented with the Kate Grainger Compassionate Care Award at Tuesday night’s HIMSS Gala.

The tech giant will also collaborate with Tribridge, System C & Graphnet Care Alliance and others. It also announced that telehealth provider MDLIVE and Premera will leverage its AI chatbot.

By Jessica Davis 12:20 pm February 17, 2017
Microsoft and UPMC have partnered to improve healthcare delivery through a series of projects, Microsoft announced Thursday.

Cerner President Zane Burke

By Zane Burke 10:49 am February 16, 2017
Today, organizational population health management strategies typically focus on improved care coordination, communication and analytics. But there is a growing emphasis on consumer empowerment and access to promote person-centered care.

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