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Health execs, IT leaders, docs differ on telehealth driversDespite different drivers among healthcare leaders, telehealth is gaining momentum. Still, key barriers need to be addressed.
Diverse health IT partnerships are critical to interoperabilityAs managed care leaders, better care for patients can be achieved through increased medical data exchange through diverse and collaborative organization involvement.
Karen B. DeSalvo on the top tech changes health execs should watch
Karen B. DeSalvo on the top tech changes health execs should watchKaren B. DeSalvo, National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, gives the best courses of action for top technology challenges and opportunities facing healthcare executives.
CMS updates data mining rule to enrich patient careCMS finalized new rules that aim to enrich the Qualified Entity Program by expanding access to analyses and data that will help providers, employers, and others make more informed decisions about care delivery and quality improvement.
Leveraging data integration to manage chronic conditionsIs digital health integration the missing link in understanding chronic diseases and what should physicians be asking to ensure the data they want to receive is captured effectively?
Think bigger when measuring remote monitoring effectsRemote monitoring studies are missing the mark when assessing the value of the technology. Here’s why.
Remote monitoring drives value-based care
Remote monitoring drives value-based carePayers pair with providers to manage patients with chronic disease at a distance.
Making sense of big data: Data projects spur progressMany health systems have a hard time capturing and using data from patients that can make a real impact on their businesses. Here are some innovative projects to have on your radar.
Ransomware attacks present growing threat for hospitalsCyberattacks based on ransomware—hacking into a computer system and holding it hostage until the victim pays to regain access—are on the rise.
How insurers should prepare for future ACA risk adjustmentsThe first-year results of the ACA’s Risk Adjustment Program are in. Find out how it worked out and what insurers need to do next.