April 7, 2014 Jeff Smith, Senior Director of Federal Affairs
President Obama signed the “Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014” last week, which avoided statutory cuts to physician reimbursements and delayed implementation of ICD-10. CHIME will work with CMS to issue guidance for the industry and work with...
The global healthcare IT market is projected to reach $66 billion by 2020, driven by streamlining clinical workflow processes, according to a new report from market researcher Global Industry Analysts (GIA).
My eyes are on the Sunshine State to see how a recent spat over telemedicine legislation shapes out. Will the doors be opened for out-of-state doctors to practice medicine digitally or will telehealth stay in-house?
Revenue in the telehealth services industry is expected to increase by an annualized 30.7 percent to $320.2 million in the next five years, including revenue growth of 23.1 percent in 2014, according to a new report from market researcher market researcher...
Patients in rural northern California communities will now have faster, more convenient access to specialty care in their area thanks to a new telehealth initiative announced by the Blue Shield of California and the Roseville, Calif.-based Adventist Health.
Connected healthcare has a ton of potential and is inevitable, providers are just going through a learning curve on how to utilize and capitalize off the different technologies that move patient care beyond the four walls of a traditional practice setting.
As part of its telemedicine initiative, the 595-bed Texas-based Children’s Medical Center Dallas deployed the TeleNICU in 2013 in order to meet the demand for access to pediatric subspecialists, which is a problem in the state. Leaders at the medical center...
The Princeton, Ind.-based Onsite Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) are collaborating to provide second opinions and medical consultations via telemedicine services in Afghanistan.
CHRISTUS Health, recognized as a semifinalist in the 2013 Healthcare Informatics Innovator Awards program, was able to use remote patient monitoring to decrease costs and 30-day readmissions, while improving patient outcomes and satisfaction.