Connected Health

By Susan Morse 03:05 pm October 09, 2019
Example of change is allowing a hospital to donate free cybersecurity software to each physician that refers patients to its hospital.
By Mike Miliard 10:28 am September 23, 2019
For its 13th annual National Health IT Week, which kicks off today and runs through Sept. 27, HIMSS will be focusing on how public- and private-sector stakeholders can better align information and technology to drive advancements in population health.
By Rebecca McBeth 03:52 am September 13, 2019
The benefit of the shared care plan is that a patient’s care plans will be consistent if they move within the region, and new clinicians involved in that patient’s care can view and edit the plans.
By Nathan Eddy 02:32 pm July 31, 2019
The results of a new J.D. Power survey suggest that, for the patients standing to gain the most from telehealth, services need to be positioned and explained as a way to reduce costs while maintaining a high level of care.
By Mike Miliard 02:14 pm July 25, 2019
The digital health pioneer, who currently serves as vice president of connected health at Partners HealthCare, will start a one-year term as president of the ATA next spring.
By Nathan Eddy 11:03 am July 19, 2019
American Telemedicine Association's "State of the States Report" finds progress, but still sees strategies for states to be incentivized to adopt pro-telehealth policies.

Credit: Ping An Good Doctor

By Dean Koh 01:42 am July 19, 2019
Chinese healthcare ecosystem platform Ping An Good Doctor has reached strategic cooperation with nearly 50 hospitals across China, including the Aviation General Hospital of China Medical University, Sichuan Second Traditional Chinese
By Mike Miliard 04:15 pm May 21, 2019
Deloitte's view of the future: empowered consumers taking advantage of open, secure platforms that intermingle disparate information for care coordination and wellness "nudges." Now we just need to get there.

Photo (detail) by Masur - own work, CC BY-SA 4.0.

By Mike Miliard 04:05 pm May 08, 2019
The academic medical center and the physician-owned malpractice insurer will explore how AI can be integrated into the workflows of frontline clinicians to reduce errors, boost quality and safety and improve patient experience.
By Tom Sullivan 09:04 am May 06, 2019
It’s a matter of change management – and there are some applicable best practices.

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