Join CHI & Politico to Explore What's Next for Connected Health Innovation


Connected Health Initiative and Politico Present Recognition, Reimbursement, Results: Opportunities Ahead for Remote Monitoring and Connected Health Innovation Monday, December 4, 2017 9:30 a.m. - Microsoft Innovation and Policy Center Moderated by Politico eHealth's David Pittman We’ve unlocked a door to the future of remote monitoring. How do these changes influence the next connected health innovation?

Northwell Health’s Patients engage with AI ChatBot for guidance & support through their care journey

Consumer eHealth Engagement

Throughout the recent Connected Health Conference, the key theme was the need to balance technology with the human element. Northwell Health, New York’s large integrated health system with 22 hospitals and 550+ outpatient facilities, recognizes the importance of leveraging technology to extend the care team and personalize the patient journey. Pamela, a 78 year old Medicare patient has just been discharged from a Northwell Hospital for a heart failure episode.


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COVID-19: ATA, HIMSS, others want waivers for Medicare telehealth restrictions

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

health systems as they stretch to manage the probability of more COVID-19 patients, the American Telemedicine Association and other healthcare organizations are calling on Congress to help. The groups are also asking for an accompanying provision that would give Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar the authority to waive the restrictions on telehealth visits during a public health emergency currently imposed by Medicare.

Congress should include telehealth in year-end funding, say ATA, HIMSS

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The American Telemedicine Association, the Connected Health Initiative and other industry groups issued a letter to Congress on Friday urging legislators to extend temporary telehealth flexibilities until the end of 2021.

8 must-know lessons from telehealth's new normal

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

"It's the overnight success story that was 30 years in the making," said Atrium Health Chief Strategy Officer Dr. Rasu Shrestha. We spoke with HIMSS Senior Director, Health Information Systems Rob Havasy about the data management challenges posed by remote care delivery.

Congress waives telehealth restrictions for coronavirus screening

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

As was requested by several leading healthcare technology organizations this past week, Congress has included a provision that waives some restrictions for Medicare telehealth coverage as part of its new COVID-19 supplemental funding package. ATA, HIMSS and the other groups had asked the legislators to consider the CONNECT for Health Act, which lifts restrictions on Medicare telehealth coverage during emergencies , as they drew up the supplemental spending.