Chronic Disease Management

By Molly Merrill 09:47 am October 26, 2010
The use of social networking in healthcare is fostering greater online collaboration that can lead to improved health outcomes and drive down costs, according to a new report from the Healthcare Performance Management (HPM) Institute.
By Healthcare IT News 09:10 am October 25, 2010
Early findings from a pilot study of telemedicine-based care indicate that the technology could be used to improve geriatric depression, according to a presentation at the National Association of Home Care and Hospice (NAHC) 29th Annual Meeting & Exposition.
By Jamie Thompson 09:58 am October 22, 2010
Two European organizations say healthcare IT is critical in the fight against chronic disease. The European Coordination Committee of the Radiological, Electromedical and Healthcare IT Industry and Association Internationale de la Mutualite have announced a partnership to improve chronic disease management.
By Molly Merrill 10:29 am October 04, 2010
Early findings from a pilot study of telemedicine-based care indicate that the technology could be used to improve geriatric depression, according to a presentation at the National Association of Home Care and Hospice 29th Annual Meeting & Exposition.
By John Andrews 09:57 am September 28, 2010
Automated care coordination gaining traction in physician, homecare sectors.
By Mike Miliard 02:12 pm August 02, 2010
GE and Intel announced on Monday that they'll join forces on a new healthcare company focused on telehealth and independent living. The new company will combine assets of GE Healthcare's Home Health division and Intel's Digital Health Group, and will be owned equally by GE and Intel.
By Molly Merrill 10:15 am July 30, 2010
Patients who have been hospitalized for congestive heart failure may benefit from a "Home Telehealth" demonstration project set to take place in the Greater Boston area that aims at testing the efficacy of home-based monitoring equipment for older adults with chronic illnesses.
By Molly Merrill 09:29 am July 01, 2010
Recent surveys show patients want to be able to e-mail their doctors, but this type of communication is largely "still in the waiting room," even when the technology to make it happen exists.
By Mike Miliard 09:24 am July 01, 2010
Anthem Blue Cross, alongside two physician-governed medical groups in California, has been selected to participate in an accountable care organization (ACO) pilot project, led by the Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform at Brookings and The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice.
By Mike Miliard 09:54 am June 02, 2010
Many vendors, of course, are benefiting from the stimulus, with scores of hospitals scrambling to install EMR and CPOE systems in hopes of drawing a portion of the billions of dollars from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

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