Stop gesture
By Eric Wicklund 10:05 am March 24, 2015
Lawmakers in Arkansas have rejected a telemedicine bill that proponents say would save hundreds of thousands of dollars and reach patients living in underserved areas.
By Stephanie Bouchard 11:06 am March 23, 2015
(SPONSORED) Healthcare is at a crisis point, driving changes to risk and reimbursement models. To survive in this environment, many healthcare organizations have turned to telehealth, but to thrive, they need to take it a step further to an enterprise connected care delivery model.
Woman walking with wearable tech
By Frank Irving 08:03 am March 20, 2015
VirtuMedix enters its second year with an eye on usability, scalability and a more favorable reimbursement environment.
By Stephanie Bouchard 10:40 am March 19, 2015
(SPONSORED) When attendees hit the HIMSS15 show floor, they will be dazzled by technologies with the potential to improve care and health outcomes and lower costs. But many of these technologies depend on connectivity. Without a secure, fast, and reliable network, these products will fail to meet their full potential.
By Bernie Monegain 09:27 am March 19, 2015
Physician practices are engaging in new healthcare payment models. But they're often overwhelmed by the amount of data they have to manage and varied expectations from payers.
Open door
By Anthony Vecchione 07:51 am March 18, 2015
Two waves of activity are driving remote monitoring tools forward: Providers that want to expand their reach and patients tracking their own data.
Doctor and senior with tablet
By Michelle Ronan Noteboom 11:10 am March 12, 2015
Seniors are the segment of the population with the highest rates for healthcare utilization. Are they ready to use health technology? One columnist offers her perspective, based on experiences with her "not-so-techy dad."
Information highway
By Mike Miliard 10:20 am March 12, 2015
A new partnership between Cerner and digital health platform Validic will enable patients to stream clinical, fitness, wellness and nutritional data into their online portal and, if they wish, into their electronic health record.
Busy doctors
By Erin McCann 10:04 am March 11, 2015
Healthcare providers will now have the option of participating in an even higher risk accountable care organization, one that could yield higher returns than any other CMS program.
Docs discuss
By Gus Venditto 02:55 pm February 27, 2015
The signs coming out of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services are crystal clear: New policies will continue to push hospitals toward value-based care -- whether they're ready or not.

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