Diana Manos | September 29, 2015 | 08:02 AM | Telehealth, Policy and Legislation, Interoperability
Every year HIMSS calls on Congress with requests specific to advancing health IT. We check in to see what happened since 2014. More
Diana Manos | August 17, 2015 | 09:34 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Policy and Legislation
Even as stakeholders await the imminent release of the final updates to Stage 3 meaningful use, there's still widespread interest in delaying it altogether. Fueling that fire is the recent passage of legislation to overhaul the physician payment system. More
Diana Manos | August 13, 2015 | 07:58 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Interoperability
With the new Merit-based Incentive Payment System slated to kick in during meaningful use Stage 3, some industry insiders are forecasting trouble among providers. More
Diana Manos | July 27, 2015 | 07:57 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Policy and Legislation
The process has been repeated time and again: Regulators issue proposed rulemaking, stakeholders comment, a final version manifests. So what, this time, has the industry concerned in the case of two pieces of meaningful use? More
Diana Manos | December 12, 2014 | 15:39 PM | Mobile
Need a doctor? Better yet, wish you could roll back time and get that physician to come to you? Well, you’re in luck: Pardon the cliché, but there’s an app for that. More
Diana Manos | December 12, 2014 | 15:38 PM | Mobile
Patients at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania might wonder why their nurses are always on their smartphones – until they learn those nurses are actually sending secure messages to everyone on a patient’s care team. More
Diana Manos | December 2, 2014 | 14:28 PM | Mobile
One thing's for certain about mobile health technology: It's taking off faster than ever as more clinicians, consumers and big-name corporations get onboard. This trend is only going to continue, according to Rich Scarfo, director of the annual... More
Diana Manos | December 2, 2014 | 14:24 PM | Mobile
The young gay Latino male population is among the most vulnerable for contracting human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV. They've also been a population incredibly difficult to reach in clinical care and prevention efforts. One federally qualified health... More
Diana Manos | November 24, 2014 | 16:07 PM | Mobile
As the Affordable Care Act spurs innovation and consumerism grows, deal sizes for digital health have increased. Meanwhile, more and more private equity firms are pouring capital into the sector as the market matures. More
Diana Manos | November 24, 2014 | 16:03 PM | Mobile, Telehealth
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. More
Diana Manos | November 18, 2014 | 14:11 PM | Mobile
"mHealth apps and wearables will play an important part in personalizing healthcare and improving health outcomes through information transparency and engaged patients,” says MediSafe chief executive Omri Shor. More
Diana Manos | November 18, 2014 | 14:08 PM | Mobile, Quality and Safety
As Walgreens' vice president of digital health, Adam Pellegrini and his team have managed to mix wearables, gamification and evidence-based medicine in such a way as to provide a successful, seamless, holistic approach to health for customers. More