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By Validic 11:37 am May 11, 2016
(SPONSORED) There is an unprecedented convergence occurring between healthcare and technology – and telemedicine is an increasingly important initiative in the connected health market.
By Anthony Vecchione 10:45 am May 10, 2016
Getting pharmacists involved in patient-centric activities, including being part of clinical care teams, is a little easier thanks to telepharmacy technology.

A new bill would connect primary care physicians in underserved areas with specialists at academic hubs, "making it easier for medical professionals to access the continuing education they need and provide health care to more people," said Senator Brian Schatz of Hawaii.

By Bernie Monegain 10:41 am May 02, 2016
Project ECHO, a health IT pilot that launched in 2003 in rural New Mexico to connect rural doctors to specialists, is now front and center in Congress as lawmakers consider employing the model across the country.
By Susan Morse 11:06 am April 26, 2016
In the first major overhaul of Medicaid managed care requirements in more than a decade, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services published new rules on April 25 that affect how Medicaid works for the nearly two-thirds of beneficiaries who get their coverage through private managed care plans.
chronic care management hype

Chronic care management, as a technology product and healthcare services market, is nascent. Despite the already widespread appreciation of CCM's potential benefits, and evidence that hospitals' interest in CCM is on the rise, the reality is that only 13 percent of participants in a recent study have actually filed a 99490 claim and been paid, according to research.

By Tom Sullivan 10:19 am April 26, 2016
Here’s the rub: $50 billion might be hyperbole, but $5 billion is still a sizable enough market to drive innovations that health systems can harness to engage patients, better manage populations and ultimately improve care and the bottom line.    
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By Validic 12:00 am April 19, 2016
(SPONSORED) The year ahead offers some promising trends—and optimizing the full potential of digital health will be the key to real progress.
By Bill Siwicki 08:15 am April 13, 2016
Cleveland Clinic clinicians will be available for on-demand visits at CVS Health MinuteClinics in Ohio via technology from American Well.
By Bill Siwicki 03:10 pm April 06, 2016
The Konica Minolta Business Innovation Center is working to involve 30 U.S. health systems in the wide-ranging test program.
By Mike Miliard 11:05 am April 06, 2016
The popularity of health and wellness apps and devices is being fueled more by fitness or activity trackers than clinically-focused tools to help manage chronic conditions.
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By Validic 10:16 am April 05, 2016
(SPONSORED) As the second installment of the two-part series on digital health's impact on pharma, CEO Ryan Beckland addresses remote patient monitoring and patient-generated health data.

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