Telehealth

CMS pays more for telehealth under new rule
By Tom Sullivan 12:43 pm July 14, 2017
Regulations would keep meaningful use Stage 3 reporting requirements, increase some patient reimbursements and cut drug payments.
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By Bill Siwicki 02:16 pm July 11, 2017
U.S. eye specialists reach out through a special system based in part on Skype for Business.
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By Jessica Davis 01:54 pm June 30, 2017
Leveraging the VA’s Tele-ICU equipment, patients in five Air Force facilities will gain electronic access and remote monitoring capabilities to VA doctors and nurses.

Sylvan Waller, MD, a physician executive, speaks at Think Tank

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By Lenovo Health 09:25 am June 30, 2017
Currently, the typical patient waits 29 days to see a physician, according to a recently released survey from Merritt Hawkins. And, it could get worse. The country is expected to experience a shortage of about 90,000 physicians by the year 2025, according to the American Academy of Medical Colleges. 

Rasu Shrestha, MD, chief innovation officer at UPMC, speaks at Think Tank

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By Lenovo Health 09:01 am June 29, 2017
The average patient with five chronic conditions typically will sit in front of a doctor for only 15 out of the 8,760 hours in a year.

Jeff Coughlin, senior director of federal and state affairs, HIMSS, speaks at the Think Tank

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By Lenovo Health 09:00 am June 28, 2017
There’s plenty of discourse and dissent about the future of healthcare in the United States. Value-based care, however, seems to be eliciting support from all corners, according to Jeff Coughlin, senior director of federal and state affairs, HIMSS.

The Health Innovation Summit: A Collaborative Think Tank of Global Thought Leaders

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By Lenovo Health 09:05 am June 27, 2017
HIThinkTank is a dynamic group of health industry leaders dedicated to leveraging their collective wisdom in an effort to share best practices and positively affect public policy.
drones used in healthcare
By Tom Sullivan 12:31 pm June 15, 2017
The program gave a glimpse into the possibility of hospitals using drones in the future.
Apple hires Sumbul Desai

Apple has recruited Sumbul Desai, MD, but remains mum on her role. YouTube photo

By Bernie Monegain 05:34 am June 13, 2017
The company has not released information on what role she’ll play for the digital giant.
eClinicalWorks telehealth mobile app
By 10:19 am June 09, 2017
The company’s Healow app allows physicians can carry out virtual visits without going through a third party, and import into the EHR.

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