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By Mike Miliard 03:08 pm November 21, 2017
Hospitals and health systems want to consolidate their various cardiology IT solutions, according to a new report from KLAS, but challenges related to clinician workflow and the ability to consolidate structured reporting with a single vendor have hindered such initiatives.
By Tom Sullivan 02:32 pm November 21, 2017
Ambra Health announced that Atrius Health and Envision Radiology both picked its imaging management service. The cloud-based tools will enable Atrius and Envision to exchange radiology images within their health systems. Ambra said its platform offers vendor neutral archive (VNA) capabilities and a diagnostic viewer user experience.
By Jonah Comstock 12:51 pm November 21, 2017
The University of California at Davis Health System has received a $2 million grant over five years to test a telemedicine program for children with cerebral palsy, spina bifida, spinal cord injuries, and other disabilities.
By 12:34 pm November 21, 2017
Goal is to boost early-stage healthcare technologies and startups that have a link to Houston and the medical center.
By Bernie Monegain 12:24 pm November 21, 2017
System appoints Huntington F. Willard appointed to lead program’s expansion across the U.S.
By Jeff Lagasse 10:08 am November 21, 2017
Telemedicine is becoming increasingly popular as the financial benefits for providers who offer it come to light. And new policy changes in Washington and around the country are poised to rattle the reimbursement landscape and open big opportunities for hospitals and health systems to drive more revenue from virtual care.

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By Mike Miliard 09:42 am November 21, 2017
By redesigning IT processes with help from Citrix and close input from clinicians, the health system is driving efficiency, bolstering security and boosting morale.
Outcome Health lawsuit

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By Beth Jones Sanborn 02:45 pm November 20, 2017
American Medical Association, the American Epilepsy Society and CancerCare have all officially severed ties with the startup amid fraud allegations.
AHIMA telemedicine toolkit
By Tom Sullivan 01:19 pm November 20, 2017
Hospitals can use the guide to assess their needs and opportunities as well as determine practical steps to establishing a telehealth program.
audit Medicaid telehealth payments
By Jessica Davis 01:01 pm November 20, 2017
The increase in the use of telehealth in the healthcare sector have prompted the HHS watchdog to evaluate compliance with reimbursement requirements.

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