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Telemedicine via tablet
By Kat Jercich 10:36 am October 16, 2020
 Clinicians, vendors and telehealth advocates stress the importance of virtual services in expanding access to care – and noted the ways it still needs to improve. 
RWJBarnabas Health building
By Mallory Hackett 10:23 am October 16, 2020
The program is set to begin piloting at select sites in the RWJBarnabas system by completing social determinants of health screenings for patients.
Korea Health Industry Development, remote medical treatment, health tech
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By 05:06 am October 16, 2020
Innovations in medical device manufacturing, remote medical treatment systems and medical software were among health tech solutions showcased at the online South Korean Pavilion, as part of the HIMSS & Health 2.0 European Digital Conference.
cybersecurity, Medigate, operational
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By 04:48 am October 16, 2020
A real-time understanding of the ecosystem is critical to increasing return on investment, improving operational efficiencies and keeping patient care safe.
Senior woman attending a telehealth appointment.
By Susan Morse 01:35 pm October 15, 2020
CMS will now pay for certain neurostimulator analysis and programming services and cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation services. 
Aletha Maybank, Ivor Horn and Ian Tong

Drs. Aletha Maybank, Ivor B. Horn and Ian Tong

By Kat Jercich 12:40 pm October 15, 2020
Although "technology can be a great equalizer," it can also be used to further inequities, said panelists at HLTH VRTL 2020.
Keck Hospital of USC

Keck Hospital of USC

By Bill Siwicki 12:35 pm October 15, 2020
With an appointment-reminders solution alone managing 100,000 reminders per month, the health system reduced its no-show rate from 7% to 5%, leading to the savings.
Healthcare information exchange in a graphic with medical equipment and screen devices
By Mike Miliard 10:17 am October 15, 2020
Providers, certified IT developers and HIEs should "be on the lookout" for upcoming adjustments in certain timelines, said Deputy National Coordinator Steve Posnack.
Seema Verma

CMS Administrator Seema Verma (photo: Tasos Katopodis, Getty)

By Kat Jercich 09:39 am October 15, 2020
Hospital associations call the threat from CMS to withhold Medicare and Medicaid participation for non-compliant data reporting "reckless."
NHSX, contact tracing, COVID-19, coronavirus, digital strategy
By Sara Mageit 05:30 am October 15, 2020
NHSX chief executive Matthew Gould delivered a keynote Q&A yesterday morning at the HSJ Digital Strategy Virtual Summit on NHSX’s work during the pandemic and its future strategy.