Your personal health information is moving and being viewed to improve the quality of your healthcare and lower the costs. The job will not be complete until all health records are digital and interoperable. Here’s what’s happening to make that reality.Read More
At the Special Meeting of the American Medical Association House of Delegates, physicians adopted policies to address social determinants of health as part of health insurance coverage. The disproportionate impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic have highlighted the need to address nonmedical, yet critical, health needs and the underlying determinants of health —
DirectTrust reported continued steady growth in the number of Direct Exchange network addresses and users—including a 91% jump in patient/consumer use—during the third quarter of 2020.
Business news from Intermountain Healthcare, Arcadia, Kyruus, Vocera Communications, Parexel, The Foundation for Chiropractic Progress, Massive Bio Inc., Apollo Medical Holdings, 2bPrecise, Life Image, Medicus IT, Central Logic, medaptus, DrFirst, Ontrak and more.
In a Nov. 11 letter, 74 medical associations, including the American College of Radiology®and American Medical Association, thanked HR 8702 sponsors for introducing the legislation to halt Medicare payment cuts resulting from evaluation and management code changes to start Jan. 1, 2021.
Patient ID Now, a coalition of leading healthcare organizations is disappointed that the U.S. Senate did not remove the longstanding ban in its Labor-HHS appropriations bill that stifles innovation around patient identification.
We are seeking out the latest developments around Telemedicine. How is telemedicine used to benefit patients and care givers? News from One Touch Telehealth, Amwell, FirstHealth Home, Carbon Health, American Telemedicine Association, SOC Telemed, Reliq Health Technologies, DW Healthcare Partners and more.
New TIAA Institute research reveals how the economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic have weakened healthcare workers’ retirement readiness and overall financial wellbeing.
The American Medical Association published an update to the Current Procedural Terminology code set that includes new vaccine-specific codes to report immunizations for the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2).