US Capitol
By Tom Sullivan 08:06 am October 12, 2015
Healthcare IT News reported live from the nation's capital as policy makers were honored, keynote speakers compelled attendees, questions about the future were posed and progress was measured. Here's what we learned.
Elderly couple and laptop
By Eric Wicklund 10:13 am October 09, 2015
A federal partnership with seven health systems is testing whether a new payment model that supports telemedicine can be used to reduce hospitalizations of long-term residents in nursing homes.
By Diana Manos 10:30 am October 07, 2015
Policy leaders and military officials will be honored with NHITWeek awards at a ceremony Monday night. Here's a look at those awardees.
Phrenology head
By Derek Richards 08:42 am October 06, 2015
With a wide variety of program options available, it is crucial that ACOs focus on the "gold standard" of online behavioral telehealth programs, which are evidence-based, outcomes-focused and created by subject matter experts.
Mobile devices
By John Andrews 10:27 am October 02, 2015
The proliferation of mobile device technology has given physicians the freedom to assess and diagnose disease from wherever they may be, but they also need to be cognizant of potential security breaches while viewing images in public, risk management specialists say.
Grand Canyon
By Skip Snow 10:20 am October 02, 2015
Northern Arizona Healthcare has broadened the scope of its home health monitoring program, Care Beyond Walls and Wires. The trend of expanding the rollouts of telehealth initiatives and remote care management continues to grow.
US Capitol
By Diana Manos 08:02 am September 29, 2015
Every year HIMSS calls on Congress with requests specific to advancing health IT. We check in to see what happened since 2014.
By Jack McCarthy 08:01 am September 28, 2015
A pilot program at Vanderbilt University and VA found that patients, nearly three-quarter of whom preferred telehealth, received the same quality of care via video and phone as those who came into the hospital.
Phrenology head
By Jack McCarthy 10:11 am September 23, 2015
Computerized psychotherapies hold great interest for veterans receiving outpatient treatment, according to a study published in Telemedicine and e-Health.
Medical students
By Bernie Monegain 09:33 am September 23, 2015
The 10th annual Epocrates Future Physicians of America survey reveals that medical students are overwhelmed about a number of issues, chief among them: interoperability.

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