Industry Voices—If you build It, Medicare coverage should come

FierceHealthIT

Countless medical devices and other healthcare technologies are forced to languish when they are authorized for sale by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) but not covered by Medicare.

Why It's Time to Embrace Telemedicine

eVisit

I t’s more than 40 years old and was developed as a way to use improvements in communication technology to bring quality medical diagnoses and care to individuals in remote parts of the world. What’s this new thing called Telemedicine? For starters, it’s not new!

Three Trends Shaping the Future of Telehealth

Advanced Medical Reviews

The movie includes some technology which at the time was futuristic. In the healthcare industry, telehealth was once thought of as futuristic. Approximately 89 percent of healthcare leaders expect telehealth to transform U.S.

Payer, provider trends to watch in 2019

Henry Kotula

The coming year for healthcare will see the industry reckon with some of the massive changes set in motion last year, such as megamergers like CVS-Aetna and Cigna-Express Scripts and a judge’s declaration that the Affordable Care Act is no longer constitutional. [link].

Closing the Digital Health Gap Between Consumers and Physicians

Health Populi

One-third of physicians have concerns about using virtual care services, such as medical errors that may result, access to technology, and data security. As the Deloitte consumer-vs-physician study shows, there’s a gap between patients who are taking on more DIY healthcare tasks.

Telehealth Research Used to Support New Policy Initiatives for Expansion

care innovations

In Fierce Healthcare’s report of the first telehealth study , which author Matt Kuhrt describes as a letter published in the latest Journal of the American Medical Association , researchers found a “ notable uptick in the use of telemedicine among primary care physicians between 2015 and 2017.”.

Essential Telemedicine Terms Clinicians Should Know

Enzyme Health

Asynchronous telemedicine: Asynchronous telemedicine, sometimes known as store and forward, refers to telemedicine that is delivered at a later time from when the patient or another healthcare provider requests it. CMS : Stands for the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services.

Why the RPM Codes for 2019 are Different, and – Most Importantly – SPOT ON!

care innovations

healthcare. After all, both healthcare and ATC follow tightly defined processes AND always leave ultimate decisions up to the judgment of professionals — doctors and nurses, controllers and pilots. This code provides for the supply of the RPM technology.

The Role of Case Management in Healthcare

Appian

Over the last several years, healthcare stands out as one of the most robust employment sectors in the U.S. All told, approximately 20 million Americans hold healthcare positions as of August 2018. Healthcare’s importance to the U.S. Healthcare

More Short Takes at #HIMSS18 – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

While at the HIMSS annual conference this year I spoke with many healthcare technology company leaders. This selection focuses on collecting and understanding data, using it to create information that can be used to improve health and healthcare. Aprima belongs to CommonWell, has done some FHIR development, and Michael would like to see Congress condition Medicare reimbursement on real interoperability.

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More Short Takes at #HIMSS18 – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

While at the HIMSS annual conference this year I spoke with many healthcare technology company leaders. This selection focuses on collecting and understanding data, using it to create information that can be used to improve health and healthcare. Aprima belongs to CommonWell, has done some FHIR development, and Michael would like to see Congress condition Medicare reimbursement on real interoperability.

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More Short Takes at #HIMSS18 – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

While at the HIMSS annual conference this year I spoke with many healthcare technology company leaders. This selection focuses on collecting and understanding data, using it to create information that can be used to improve health and healthcare. Aprima belongs to CommonWell, has done some FHIR development, and Michael would like to see Congress condition Medicare reimbursement on real interoperability.

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More Short Takes at #HIMSS18 – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

While at the HIMSS annual conference this year I spoke with many healthcare technology company leaders. This selection focuses on collecting and understanding data, using it to create information that can be used to improve health and healthcare. Aprima belongs to CommonWell, has done some FHIR development, and Michael would like to see Congress condition Medicare reimbursement on real interoperability.

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More Short Takes at #HIMSS18 – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

While at the HIMSS annual conference this year I spoke with many healthcare technology company leaders. This selection focuses on collecting and understanding data, using it to create information that can be used to improve health and healthcare. Aprima belongs to CommonWell, has done some FHIR development, and Michael would like to see Congress condition Medicare reimbursement on real interoperability.

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Telemedicine Today (#tday): July 2015

American Well

Avizia Is Transforming Healthcare Through Telemedicine. An evolving technological culture promising instant gratification, in part, has created opportunity in the healthcare space. Healthcare providers can pay for just the SaaS platform or buy custom hospital carts that let on-site nurses plug patient-monitoring instruments (like compatible examination cameras and stethoscopes) into the carts, which send readings in real time to distant health practitioners.

Weekender 9/21/18

HIStalk Weekender

Aramark sells its Healthcare Technologies business to clinical engineering and asset management company TriMedx for $300 million. Weekly News Recap.

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HIStalk Interviews Jeremy Bikman, CEO, Reaction Data

HIStalk Interviews

I’ve spent a long time in healthcare doing research and helping hospitals, clinics, and even the vendor side make better decisions. What are the most-hyped and most-promising healthcare technologies? You would think that in an industry like healthcare, people would be more skeptical because we’re supposedly a more data-driven, evidence-based industry. You ask them to describe its advantages and they end up talking about the technological benefits.

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150 top places to work in healthcare

Henry Kotula

Becker’s Healthcare is pleased to release the “150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare | 2018” list, which highlights hospitals, health systems and healthcare companies that promote diversity within the workforce, employee engagement and professional growth.