CMS Announces New Office (“Aubrey”) To Streamline Interoperability and Informatics

Electronic Health Reporter

Healthcare has a new acronym – OBRHI. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the creation of a new office, the […]. This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Quite a mouthful.

Health informatics and why participatory healthcare is key to its future

Society for Participatory Medicine

Prolog from Dr. Sands: I trained in clinical informatics because of my belief that we needed to better empower healthcare professionals with information technology so they could take better care of patients, and spent many years creating and implementing these tools.

Telemedicine Today (#tday): June 2015

American Well

For its part, the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) is taking a step forward in supporting the wider use of telemedicine. When final payment rules governing how Medicare will pay healthcare providers and suppliers in 2015 were released last October, CMS added seven procedures to the telehealth list of covered services, including annual wellness visits, psychotherapy services, and prolonged services in the office. Healthcare Informatics.