The global mobile health (mHealth) market was valued at $10.5 billion in 2014 and is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 33.5 percent from 2015-2020, according to a report from Allied Market Research.
Nationally, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) accepted 90 percent of claims from the more than 1,200 submitters who participated during CMS’ third round of ICD-10 end-to-end testing.
On July 3, the Hartford-based Aetna said it had agreed to acquire the Louisville-based Humana for $37 billion in cash and stock, in the largest acquisition in U.S. health insurance industry
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).
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has signed a bill into law to promote improved and expanded health data interoperability for Texas public health.
Allscripts, the Chicago-based electronic health record (EHR) vendor, announced it is purchasing a 10 percent equity stake in NantHealth, a Culver City, Calif.-based provider of clinical decision technology.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has launched an online interactive tool to aid community health agencies and emergency management officials in disaster preparedness.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced two modifications to the design of the accountable care organization (ACO) Investment Model, with the aim to help rural areas and small group practices gain more access to ACO benefits.
Provider leaders, on average, use 11 different technologies to shield their organization’s protected health information (PHI), a new survey revealed.
Robot-assisted telemedicine can help neonatal intensive care specialists provide effective care, according to a new research effort.
Only 15 percent say of finance departments at healthcare providers say they have the “very sophisticated” capabilities to support capitation, bundled payments, and quality-based payments that account for an increasingly larger component of revenue, according to a survey by KPMG, the New York City-based-based audit, tax and advisory firm.
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) released its official policy on telemedicine, recommending certain uses of the technology and disavowing others for fragmenting care.
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell has announced the seven winners of the 2015 HHS Innovates Awards, a program designed to reward creative solutions developed by HHS employees in response to some of the nation’s most challenging problems in health, healthcare and government.
Collecting and reporting infection data to federal health agencies is not the soundest strategy, according to a new research effort.
Merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the healthcare IT segment improved 33 percent on a year-to-year basis, according to new research from New York City-based investment bank Berkery Noyes.