Chronic Disease Management

By Mike Miliard 09:37 am June 02, 2010
Hudson Health Plan, a Medicaid managed care organization based in Tarrytown, N.Y., is poised to roll out new software that will mine its voluminous stores of patient data to ensure that members who are in need of extra attention are directed to the nurses and case managers they need.
By John Andrews 09:25 am June 02, 2010
A significant portion of healthcare activities can be done on a remote basis. By electronically linking patient and provider, chronic disease management, prescription renewals, vital sign monitoring and various other services can be accomplished for a fraction of the cost of a personal office visit.
By Jamie Thompson 09:40 am May 27, 2010
Intel will expand the availability of its remote monitoring technology, the Intel Health Guide, across Europe, the company announced Wednesday at the World Health Congress.
By Bernie Monegain 10:58 am May 04, 2010
The government has released the names of the 15 communities across the country from Maine to Hawaii that will serve as models for the broad use of healthcare information technology under a $220 million program aimed at improving care and efficiency – and creating new jobs.
By Mike Miliard 11:05 am March 31, 2010
Cleveland Clinic Chief Information Officer C. Martin Harris, MD, and Peter Neupert, corporate vice president of Microsoft Health Solutions Group are talking about a collaboration that is, in Harris's words, "fundamentally changing the paradigm of chronic disease management."

By Mike Miliard 10:59 am March 31, 2010
In the opening keynote at last month's HIMSS10 conference and exhibition, Sprint Nextel CEO Dan Hesse put forth the call.
By Nancy McCallum 09:52 am March 12, 2010
While EHRs are increasingly essential for healthcare providers, their efficacy can be constricted by the nature of their design, their use and the interpretation of data.
By Mike Miliard 10:54 am February 24, 2010
GE Healthcare, Intel, and the Mayo Clinic are teaming up to experiment with a new prototype for healthcare delivery, bringing care into the home for patients at risk for re-hospitalization.

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