Health execs, IT leaders, docs differ on telehealth drivers July 12, 2016 By Alan Pitt MD Despite different drivers among healthcare leaders, telehealth is gaining momentum. Still, key barriers need to be addressed. Diverse health IT partnerships are critical to interoperability July 11, 2016 By Jitin Asnaani As 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 July 08, 2016 By Aubrey Westgate Karen 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 care July 06, 2016 By Tracey Walker CMS 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 conditions July 05, 2016 By Drew Schiller Is 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 effects Remote monitoring studies are missing the mark when assessing the value of the technology. Here’s why. Remote monitoring drives value-based care July 04, 2016 By Aine Cryts Payers pair with providers to manage patients with chronic disease at a distance. Making sense of big data: Data projects spur progress July 03, 2016 By Donna Marbury Many 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 hospitals Cyberattacks 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 adjustments June 24, 2016 By Anand Shroff The 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.