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Will “Telehealth” Soon Become, Simply, “Health?”

October 2, 2016  |  Mark Hagland
A discussion at the Health IT Summit-New York probed some truly exciting potentialities around policy, payment, clinical, and technological changes that could transform U.S. healthcare delivery

Cigna Adds Behavioral Health Consults to its Telehealth Services

September 30, 2016  |  Rajiv Leventhal
Health services organization Cigna has announced expanded telehealth services for millions of Americans enrolled in Cigna administered medical and behavioral health plans for 2017.

With the Telehealth Revolution Already Underway, a Pair of Industry Experts Looks at the Remaining Barriers

July 18, 2016  |  Mark Hagland
It was very compelling to read a broad analysis of “The State of Telehealth,” authored by E. ray Dorsey, M.D. and Eric J. Topol, M.D., and published online last week in The New England Journal of Medicine

Lessons Learned Launching Critical Care Telehealth Program at Intermountain

June 23, 2016  |  David Raths
In a Utah warehouse that serves as Intermountain Healthcare’s supply chain center sits the nerve center of the 22-hospital system’s tele-critical care program. A team of 22 doctors and 20 nurses remotely monitor patient conditions, provide real-time clinical...

Practice Fusion Settles with FTC Over Patient Privacy Complaint

June 10, 2016  |  Heather Landi
The complaint against cloud-based electronic health records (EHR) vendor Practice Fusion provides important lessons about consumer health privacy for vendors in the health IT industry, according to a Federal Trade Commission commentary post.

Research: Videoconferencing between Nursing Home Staff, Hospital Helps Dementia Patients

June 8, 2016  |  Rajiv Leventhal
The use of video consultation technology that brings together nursing home staff and hospital-based clinicians was associated with significant reductions in the use of physical restraints and antipsychotic medication among patients with dementia, according to new...

What Do the Latest Survey Results about Consumer Interest in Wearables Really Mean—for Providers?

May 15, 2016  |  Mark Hagland
A new study by analysts at PriceWaterhouseCoopers finds that healthcare consumers are very interested in wearable devices—and also that providers have a real opening for patient engagement around those wearables

Millennials, Gen-X and Baby Boomer Hiring Tips

March 29, 2016  |  Tim Tolan
The more you can learn about your candidate audience the better off you’ll be

Top Ten Tech Trends: Connected Health

March 23, 2016  |  Heather Landi
The ability to support care management through mobility offers tremendous potential—but significant data integration, governance and security, and patient education, clinician workflow and reimbursement, hurdles remain

HIMSS 2016 End-of-Day Recap: Thursday, March 3

March 4, 2016  |  Mark Hagland and Rajiv Leventhal
As HIMSS 2016 winds down, listen in as Mark Hagland, Editor-in-Chief of Healthcare Informatics, and Senior Editor Rajiv Leventhal, analyze and recap all of the top storylines from Thursday's sessions live from the HIMSS Exhibit Hall.

HIMSS 2016 End-of-Day Recap: Tuesday, March 1

March 2, 2016  |  Mark Hagland and Rajiv Leventhal
Couldn't make it to Las Vegas for HIMSS 2016? Watch this video as Mark Hagland, Editor-in-Chief of Healthcare Informatics, and Senior Editor Rajiv Leventhal, analyze and recap all of the top storylines from Tuesday's sessions live from the HIMSS...

At Stanford Medicine, a Virtual Primary Care Clinic Designed Around the Patient

February 11, 2016  |  Rajiv Leventhal
At the Calif.-based Stanford Medicine, ClickWell Care (CWC), a telemedicine primary care delivery model, was developed and implemented to better address the needs of Stanford Medicine’s current population of accountable care organization patients.


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