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What Impact will Trump’s Victory Have on Value-Based Healthcare?

November 9, 2016  |  Rajiv Leventhal and Heather Landi
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Healthcare Informatics spoke with health IT industry associations and policy leaders Wednesday morning to get a sense of how the industry is assessing the impact of the election on healthcare policy and initiatives.

NewYork-Presbyterian Collaborates with American Well on Virtual Doctor Visits

November 8, 2016  |  Heather Landi
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NewYork-Presbyterian (NYP) is using Boston-based American Well’s telehealth mobile software development kit to make online visits an integrated part of the health system’s digital health platform, NYP OnDemand.

Washington Debrief: CMS Finalizes MU Changes for Hospitals

November 7, 2016  |  Leslie Kriegstein, Vice President of Congressional Affairs, CHIME
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CMS finalizes 90-days for Meaningful Users for 2016 AND 2017

At Small, Rural Hospitals, Telepharmacy Technology is Advancing Pharmacy Practice

November 3, 2016  |  Heather Landi
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Just as with many other areas of hospital operations, healthcare leaders are increasingly adopting and implementing IT solutions within pharmacy departments to streamline medication-management systems, improve workflow and increase patient safety.

NewYork-Presbyterian Invests in Telehealth Startup Avizia

October 31, 2016  |  Heather Landi
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Avizia, a Reston, Va.-based telehealth solution provider, announced the completion of its Series A financing totaling $17 million, with $6 million from HealthQuest Capital and NewYork-Presbyterian.

Rush University Medical Center Unveils Mobile Stroke Unit

October 31, 2016  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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Rush University Medical Center in Chicago has unveiled a mobile stroke treatment unit that encompasses an ambulance outfitted with telemedicine technology and a CT scanner enabling brain imaging.

American Red Cross, Teladoc to Provide Telehealth Services to Disaster Victims

October 27, 2016  |  Heather Landi
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The American Red Cross announced a partnership with Teladoc to deliver remote medical care to communities in the United States that are significantly affected by disasters.

Insurers to CBO: Consider Private Insurers’ Data in Evaluations of Telemedicine

October 26, 2016  |  Heather Landi
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Eleven private insurers, including Aetna, Humana and Anthem, are urging the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) to consider the experience of commercial insurers when evaluating the impact of telemedicine coverage in Medicare.

In Pennsylvania, a Telemedicine Stroke Program Proves Worthwhile

October 26, 2016  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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LionNet has evolved into a partnership between Penn State Hershey Medical Center and regional hospitals to provide specialized stroke care to rural areas of Pennsylvania, averaging between 75 and 80 telestroke consults per month.

At MIT Conference, Economists and Healthcare Leaders Take a Deep Dive into Health IT

October 24, 2016  |  Heather landi
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During a recent health innovations conference at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), faculty, researchers and clinicians addressed the challenges confronting the healthcare industry and the tools being brought to bear to address those challenges.

CMS Awards Funding to Special Innovation Projects

October 21, 2016  |  Heather Landi
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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has awarded 20, two-year Special Innovation Projects (SIPs) aimed at local efforts to deliver better care at lower cost.

CNIOs Go Strategic

October 20, 2016  |  Heather Landi
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With new needs around population health and clinical transformation, the top nurse informaticist role—that of CNIO—is becoming more important than ever, launching CNIOs into newer and more executive roles than ever before.

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