July 16, 2012
A growing senior demographic, combined with other economic, social and technological developments, are driving investment and demand for home monitoring devices that can extend and improve in-home care, says a recent study from ABI research.
July 10, 2012
Care Continuum Alliance will host the Population Health Innovations Showcase on Wednesday on Capitol Hill, giving policymakers an up-close look at the latest strategies and technologies aimed at population health and chronic disease management.
May 08, 2012
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced Tuesday the first batch of organizations receiving Health Care Innovation awards. A total of $122.6 million will support 26 projects -- many underpinned by health IT, and all aimed at improving care, saving money and improving the healthcare workforce.
April 23, 2012
If the Supreme Court were to overturn the health reform law, five areas in the statute that rely heavily on health IT tools could lose funding for their implementation.
January 30, 2012
Market-driven reform already shifting emphasis from volume to value as industry leaders weigh in on what's next.
December 22, 2011
Recently, the Care Continuum Alliance, an advocate for population health management, surveyed industry leaders to assess the market and predict trends for the coming year. Here are eight key issues facing population health management in 2012, according to the report.
December 08, 2011
General Electric and Microsoft will jointly establish a new, as-yet-unnamed healthcare IT company, combining their strengths to spur development of an open, interoperable technology platform and create clinical apps aimed at improving patient care worldwide.
November 01, 2011
When it comes to costly care, those with chronic diseases tend to take the cake. But in recent years, studies have shown IT can help manage these diseases, all while cutting down costs and improving quality. Fred Pennic points out five ways IT can manage chronic diseases.
October 19, 2011
The Center for Connected Health has received a research grant from the McKesson Foundation's Mobilizing for Health initiative to integrate a text-messaging program into an existing program at Massachusetts General Hospital to help diabetes patients better manage their condition.
October 11, 2011
The project, which seeks to create a replicable and sustainable model for using mHealth technology for medication adherence, has been awarded a $77,150 grant.