Telehealth

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By Bernie Monegain 12:22 pm June 16, 2015
Royal Philips and Westchester Medical Center Health Network -- WMCHealth -- have entered into a multi-year, $500 million partnership aimed at improving healthcare for millions of patients across New York's Hudson Valley.
Walgreens
By Erin McCann 02:58 pm June 10, 2015
The nation's largest drugstore chain is set to expand its telehealth footprint, broadening its deployment of the MDLIVE platform and providing virtual doc visits to 25 states by year's end.
Gavel
By Mike Miliard 02:18 pm June 10, 2015
"Teladoc has infringed American Well's intellectual property," said Ido Schoenberg, co-founder and CEO of the Boston-based telehealth firm, as his company filed suit in U.S. District Court in Massachusetts.
Wall Street
By Bernie Monegain 02:13 pm June 08, 2015
Healthcare is flying high these days, with analytics seen as the next big wave on both the business and clinical sides of the industry. Two companies that just went public -- and one that has filed its intent to do so -- make for interesting indicators of changes to expect in the industry.
New York City
By Skip Snow 01:39 pm June 08, 2015
Kumar Chatani, executive vice president and chief information officer at New York's Mount Sinai Health System, offers his thoughts on best practices for EMR rollouts, technology-enabled accountable care and more.
Stethoscope and money
By Mike Miliard 02:46 pm June 05, 2015
New research from Accenture projects that digital health tools will save the U.S. healthcare industry more than $100 billion over the next four years. It also predicts that FDA approval of such technologies will triple by the end of 2018.
By Patty Enrado 11:53 am June 01, 2015
(SPONSORED) The healthcare industry is undergoing a "complete revolution," based on all the data about our health and wellness that is being collected on a daily basis, according to Kurt Roemer, chief security strategist at Citrix.
Veteran
By Erin McCann 02:28 pm May 27, 2015
Two members of Congress are proposing a bill that would eliminate even more barriers for veterans receiving telemedicine care.
Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto
By Richard Pizzi 01:53 am May 18, 2015
The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada (also known as "SickKids") has appointed Sarah Muttitt, MD, to the position of chief information officer, effective July 2015.
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By Bernie Monegain 02:17 pm May 12, 2015
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT announced Thursday the six winners of its inaugural Market R&D Pilot Challenge. ONC awarded a total of $300,000 in funding for the projects.

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