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By Halee Fischer-Wright 02:57 pm September 08, 2017
MGMA CEO Halee Fischer-Wright offers a healthy dose of skepticism about patient access to data, digital and remote health services and wearables. And then she cautions about the two things the industry must not forget to do.

Jane Sarasohn-Kahn, healthcare economist

By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn 09:46 am February 27, 2017
Results of two polls published in the past week, from the Kaiser Family Foundation and Pew Research Center, demonstrate growing support for the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare.

Health economist Jane Sarasohn-Kahn

By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn 09:34 am February 13, 2017
Eight in 10 U.S. patients would welcome some aspect of virtual healthcare, but only 1 in 5 providers is meeting that need.
By Mike Restuccia 07:44 am December 20, 2016
Penn Medicine chief information officer Mike Restuccia reflects on the year that was and glances ahead to 2017.
By Brian Wells 07:23 am August 08, 2016
Penn Medicine associate vice president of health technology Brian Wells shares insights from cognitive computing work so far. 
By Carla Smith and Patricia Mechael 07:07 am July 20, 2016
HIMSS Executive Vice President Carla Smith and PCHA EVP Patricia Mechael caution against applying the phrase to all digital health apps and tools. Instead, executives and innovators should work to align emerging technologies with consumer demand.
By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn 03:41 pm May 23, 2016
Putting patients at the center of preventing mortality from blood clots, and being more aware of them in recognizing their onset, is key to stemming the disease burden. We can do more to engage with information, tools and other patients and programs to help monitor this condition.
By Altarum Institute 10:13 am March 22, 2016
Despite the widely publicized successes of the Affordable Care Act, many rural Americans were forgotten by health care reform. Telemedicine is a critical tool for transitioning to value-based treatments, and to better serving rural communities.  
By Shahid Shah 11:43 am February 11, 2016
I have the pleasure of meeting or speaking with many digital health, health IT, med-tech, and life sciences startups every week.

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