10:17 am May 12, 2015
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT announced Thursday the six winners of its inaugural Market R&D Pilot Challenge. ONC awarded a total of $300,000 in funding for the projects.
09:51 am May 06, 2015
A new telehealth platform released this week by Boston-based American Well marks a pivot point, says CEO Roy Schoenberg, focusing on enabling physicians to more easily integrate video conferencing into their workflows.
11:05 am May 04, 2015
Royal Philips and Arizona-based Banner Health say they have saved 27 percent in cost as the result of their at-home telehealth pilot program for patients with multiple chronic conditions.
10:15 am April 30, 2015
In what UPMC executives call a significant expansion of its long-time partnership in Colombia, they announced today a 10-year agreement with the Fundación Cardiovascular de Colombia to develop and co-manage an oncology center in the South American country.
02:57 pm April 29, 2015
After a year of listening to patients, innovators, researchers, providers, consumers and regulators, Energy and Commerce Committee leaders from both parties have released a draft bill aimed at furthering its work on the 21st Century Cures initiative.
11:13 am April 28, 2015
In a Wall Street Journal op-ed, former National Coordinator David Blumenthal, MD, conjures a vision of connected healthcare in 2030. He notes, however, that "this future won’t materialize unless some problems are solved along the way."
10:41 am April 27, 2015
As part of a new clinical trial, physicians in New York City are seeing whether they can perform complex ultrasounds on patients in Chicago via a new telemedicine platform.
10:02 am April 24, 2015
In a new white paper by the Samsung Innovation Center at Children's Health Fund, researchers examine how technology could help improve the health of children in poverty across the country.
10:48 am April 21, 2015
As precision medicine comes to the fore thanks to a pioneering new federal initiative, Geisinger Health System has opened its own Precision Health Center, a 14,000-square-foot facility that will play host to leading-edge genomics research.
07:09 pm April 14, 2015
Jan Oldenburg has been working on patient engagement since the mid-'90s. Back then, there was an "ever-receding five-year plan" for when patients would finally have widespread access to their health records. We're finally just about there -- but not quite all the way.