02:16 pm December 12, 2014
In August, Cerner Corp. announced it had inked an agreement to acquire Siemens' health IT business unit, Siemens Health Services, for $1.3 billion in cash.
10:25 am December 05, 2014
A population healthcare model in Mississippi that leverages telehealth technology to help curb diabetes has achieved early success and caught the attention of state officials who are part of the public-private partnership.
12:37 pm December 03, 2014
Payers and providers should consider mimicking Black Friday and Cyber Monday when they interact with patients. And that starts with calling patients consumers.
01:32 pm December 02, 2014
More and more healthcare providers are using mobile devices to coordinate care, and they're finding some interesting benefits and drawbacks. Representatives of three such health systems share their best (and worst) practices.
01:20 pm December 02, 2014
With the mHealth Summit 2014 less than a week away, it's important to head down to Washington, D.C., with the right mindset. What you'll see next week is just a microcosm of what's going on around the world, but it's a good sample.
10:05 am December 01, 2014
Robert S. Oscar is an mHealth believer. As CEO of RxEOB, which deploys Web-based and smartphone applications to reduce the labor-intensive processes within health plans and pharmacy benefit managers, he's seen what it can do. We caught up with Oscar to hear more about where he thinks the mHealth industry is heading.
03:03 pm November 24, 2014
A recent study involving 1,500 patients, conducted by the University of California Department of Medicine, found that remote monitoring and telephone-based nurse coaching intervention reduced hospital readmissions among patients with heart failure.
11:13 am November 19, 2014
Digital healthcare is no longer a reality of the future. It's happening now. And, as the industry moves toward full digitization, previously resistant clinicians are slowly, but gradually, getting on board with embracing new digital technologies.
01:23 pm November 12, 2014
Simply knowing your options about what kind of reimbursement is available is arguably the biggest hurdle to launching a telehealth program. "If you can understand that," said Alexis Gilroy, a healthcare attorney with the firm Jones Day, "then you can navigate and build the right kinds of products and processes."
09:38 am November 12, 2014
If you're a provider or payer organization with a great story to tell about a patient engagement program that has improved care and reduced costs, here's your chance to share that success -- and learn from your peers.