Pittsburgh-based Highmark sees value in telemedicine, which is why the insurer will cover online visits via Iagnosis, a teledermatology solution, for 5.2 million of its members, reports MedCity News.
The Cleveland Clinic has announced its top medical innovations for 2015.
Electronic health record vendor Epic is going on the offensive after claims that it impedes data-sharing, according to an article in Politico.
In an exclusive interview, M. Bridget Duffy, M.D., chief medical officer at Vocera Communications in San Francisco, discusses why the healthcare industry's recent focus on patient satisfaction and HC AHPS scores don't go deeply enough into repairing the core breakdowns in the way organizations help patients heal.
FiercePracticeManagement talks to J eb Shepard, senior government affairs representative of the Medical Group Management Association, about the highlights of this year's Washington Update at the MGMA annual conference.
There's a centuries-old saying that every cloud has a silver lining. The silver lining I'm focusing on is the mobile health technology lessons being learned from the current Ebola virus outbreak--and how these lessons will foster greater mHealth tools and tech moving forward.
As mHealth technologies develop new platforms there is one huge hurdle--outdated and confusing regulations, which pose a serious threat to innovation, according to Morgan Reed, executive director of ACT | The App Association.
CHE Trinity Health, a multi-institutional Catholic healthcare delivery system announced Thursday it will partner with a leading health and wellness engagement platform provider to give consumers and patients a personalized local engagement platform across the 20 states that have organizations within the health system.
There are many emerging themes and movements driving healthcare innovation and evolution, which is comparable to the Age of Enlightenment with its new discoveries and ways of solving problems, Forbes contributor Dave Chase wrote in his most recent column.
Although accountable care organizations (ACOs) were designed in part to improve care by sharing data through various sources, lack of interoperability remains an ironic yet significant challenge, according to a su rvey from Premier and the eHealth Initiative.