Telehealth

By Mike Miliard 10:45 am June 21, 2010
CIGNA and CareCentrix have partnered for a pilot program that aims to curtail the growing number of hospital readmissions, providing specialized home nursing services after patient discharge.
By Bernie Monegain 09:21 am June 17, 2010
U.S. hospitals have a long way to go to reach the federal government's proposed standard of entering at least 10 percent of orders electronically, according to a new report from KLAS.
By Bernie Monegain 09:42 am June 16, 2010
Pilot Travel Centers and Roadside Medical Clinic + Lab have opened three new medical clinics - in Oklahoma City, East St. Louis, Ill.; and Waco, Texas. The clinics use advanced healthcare information systems, including iPads, telemedicine and what Roadside Medical calls the industry's first full-function electronic medical record system for...
By Mike Miliard 10:30 am June 15, 2010
Continua Health Alliance officials say the company is creating an interoperable source code software library for mobile platforms.
By Bernie Monegain 09:02 am June 10, 2010
Healthrageous, a new personalized health technology company, has landed $6 million in financing to bring to market technologies developed at the Boston-based Center for Connected Health, a division of Partners Healthcare.
By Mike Miliard 10:33 am June 09, 2010
BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York (BCBSWNY) and BlueShield of Northeastern New York (BSNENY) announced Wednesday the initial launch of Online Care NY, a new service which offers on-demand healthcare services to eligible members and employers.

By Mary Mosquera 10:20 am June 09, 2010
The Department of Veterans Affairs will make $80 million available to test technology applications developed through a competition to find innovative solutions to VA's most pressing healthcare challenges, including homelessness, expanding online healthcare and strategies for treating kidney disease on an outpatient basis.
By Molly Merrill 09:48 am June 09, 2010
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have extended The Joint Commission's requirement to implement CMS telemedicine standards for both general and critical access hospitals until March 2011.
By Mike Miliard 11:05 am June 08, 2010
CPM Marketing Group, a provider of healthcare customer relationship management (CRM) strategies, announced on Tuesday the first implementation of its Instant CRM system at Edward Hospital & Health Services in Naperville, Ill. The real-time behavioral targeting solution lets the hospital tailor its Web content to current and prospective...
By Molly Merrill 05:10 pm June 07, 2010
Web tools that were developed as a result of the National Demonstration Project on the patient-centered medical home, an initiative by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and its subsidiary TransforMED, are featured in a report published on Monday that include all of the findings of the two-year project.