Telehealth

Telemedicine doc
By Mike Miliard 11:19 am November 11, 2014
Persistent regulatory and reimbursement roadblocks notwithstanding, nine out of 10 providers are moving forward with telemedicine projects, according to a new survey.
By Eric Wicklund 09:59 am November 06, 2014
The Nov. 4 midterm elections were a statement, to be sure, with Republicans wresting control of the Senate away from Democrats and expanding their lead in the House of Representatives. But what will this new political landscape mean for mobile and telehealth moving forward these next two years?
By Diana Manos 12:50 pm November 05, 2014
In an on-demand culture, Americans want convenience and will pay for it -- even when it comes to healthcare. Pager, a New York City-based company that calls itself "urgent care on wheels," is using an app to help patients in Manhattan and Brooklyn get house calls from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily.
Doc with money
By Frank Irving 09:52 am November 04, 2014
The final Physician Fee Schedule rule for 2015, published by CMS on Oct. 31, brings with it a number of changes that physicians and practice managers need to understand about chronic care, telehealth and meaningful use.
By Tom Sullivan 08:12 am October 30, 2014
While consumer-facing mobile apps garner much of the spotlight, mHealth devices, hardware and software are all starting to gain purchase within hospitals. To that end, this year's mHealth Summit has added two key symposia: The Healthcare IT News Privacy & Security Symposium and the Clinical Mobility Forum.
By Eric Wicklund 10:12 am October 20, 2014
One of the takeaways of a recent survey conducted by Software Advice indicates that mHealth users are better at using electronic health records -- and getting more out of them -- than doctors who use PCs.
Joseph C. Kvedar, MD
By Eric Wicklund 11:03 am October 17, 2014
Joseph C. Kvedar, MD, is the founder and director of the Center for Connected Health, a division of Partners HealthCare in Boston, talks with mHealth News Editor Eric Wicklund about the progress made in mobile health technology, and the challenges remaining.
Chart decrease
By Erin McCann 10:59 am October 15, 2014
Cash flow into the healthcare IT sector may just have reached its limit. Coming down from a torrid second quarter, Q3 venture capital funding for the sector dropped nearly 50 percent, according to the findings of a new report.
Google
By Erin McCann 11:03 am October 13, 2014
Tech giant Google is trying out the telehealth waters, after reports last week confirmed the company was in the trial phase of a video-based platform that connects consumers searching online for health data with physicians.
global consulting
By Anthony Brino 09:22 am October 10, 2014
The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center is exporting its knowledge and management services around the world, to countries like China and Lithuania expanding healthcare for emerging middle class populations.

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