American Well Set to Launch Telehealth Exchanges Online

July 27, 2015   |  Rajiv Leventhal
Boston-based telehealth service provider American Well is set to launch online telehealth "exchanges," where patients can search for physicians able to provide immediate online consultations or in-office visits on short notice.

Survey: 41 Percent of Consumers Aren’t Aware of Telemedicine

July 27, 2015   |  Rajiv Leventhal
A recent survey from the Dallas-based consumer health engagement company HealthMineof 1,200 consumers found that 41 percent have never heard of telemedicine.

At iHT2-Denver, a Broad Look at an Inflection Point in Telehealth Expansion Nationwide

July 23, 2015   |  Mark Hagland
In a wide-ranging discussion on Wednesday as part of the Health IT Summit in Denver, experts parsed the challenges and opportunities facing telehealth expansion nationwide

MOST INTERESTING VENDORS: eClinicalWorks: Riding a Wave of Innovation

July 21, 2015   |  David Raths
This week, we present profiles of our "Most Interesting Vendors," healthcare IT vendor firms making waves in the industry, and whose trajectories speak to broader trends. eClinicalWorks was chosen both because of what it has accomplished over the...

Washington Debrief: “Information Blocking” Subject of Congressional Hearing This Week

July 21, 2015   |  Leslie Kriegstein, Interim Vice President of Public Policy, CHIME
Congressional attention to health IT and EHR issues continues this week with another hearing in the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP).

Project ECHO Gets Grant to Expand Telehealth Initiative

July 20, 2015   |  Rajiv Leventhal
The GE Foundation has announced a three-year, $14 million grant to support Project ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes), an initiative with the aim to expand access to specialty care for underserved patients.

Debe Gash’s Midwestern Common Sense and the Ubiquity of Images

July 19, 2015   |  Mark Hagland
The success of the cloud-based information exchange for diagnostic images at Saint Luke’s Health System in Kansas City shows that HIE with a vision grounded in reality can work wonderfully well

Saint Luke’s-Kansas City’s Shift to Community-Wide Cloud-Based Image Access

July 16, 2015   |  Mark Hagland
At Saint Luke’s Health System in Kansas City, CIO Deborah Gash has led a successful initiative to implement a community-wide cloud-based image information exchange

Survey: Patients Dubious About Telemedicine

July 14, 2015   |  Rajiv Leventhal
Despite the promising future that telemedicine holds within the U.S. healthcare system, patients remain dubious about this remote option and the quality of diagnosis made during virtual appointments, according to new research from Nashville, Tenn.-based...

2015 Up-and-Comer: HealthSpot: Rethinking the Retail Experience

July 7, 2015   |  David Raths
To accompany our Healthcare Informatics 100 list of the largest companies in U.S. health information technology every year, we like to give readers a heads-up on some fast-growing companies that could very well make the HCI 100 in years to come.

Teladoc Impresses in Wall St. Debut

July 2, 2015   |  Gabriel Perna
Teladoc, the Dallas-based consumer telehealth company, had an impressive debut on Wall Street with shares trading up 50 percent its initial public offering (IPO).

Study: Robot-Assisted Telemedicine Provides Effective Neonatal Care

June 30, 2015   |  Gabriel Perna
Robot-assisted telemedicine can help neonatal intensive care specialists provide effective care, according to a new research effort.
of 24Next