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April 1, 2013  8:41 PM

Counties lose Medicare telehealth reimbursments



Posted by: RedaChouffani
ATA, Teleconferencing, telehealth, telemedicine, videoconferencing

Telehealth is not only an area of interest for many, but is furthermore the next logical step to providing health care to patients in some way unable to reach care facilities. It also allows patients to access specialists via videoconferencing services.  This technology has seen significant...

March 18, 2013  9:23 PM

MHealth regulations: helping the market or patients?



Posted by: RedaChouffani
Apps, FDA, mhealth, telemedicine

On March 1, the subcommittees on communications and technology at the health and oversights hearing discussed both the role technology is playing in healthcare and FDA...


January 14, 2013  9:35 PM

Seen at CES 2013: Bluetooth-enabled fork and more



Posted by: RedaChouffani
CES 2013, Hapifork, HealthSpot, kiosk, telemedicine

More than 35, 000 people visited Las Vegas for last week's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2013, to catch a peek at some of the latest developments in consumer electronics. The


January 1, 2013  10:35 AM

Health IT 2012 summary



Posted by: RedaChouffani
BIG DATA, Meaningful use, mhealth, RFID, RTLS, telemedicine

We are saying goodbye to the year 2012 and welcoming 2013. There are certainly few subjects that occupied the collective minds' of health organizations in 2012 and some of which will continue to be around in the new year. Here is a short list of subjects that dominated the health IT arena: EHR...


December 17, 2012  8:16 PM

Essential technologies for concierge medicine



Posted by: RedaChouffani
Concierge medicine, mhealth, telemedicine

Traditional communication models are proving to be too challenging and restricting for many patients who are looking for a direct channel of communication with their primary care physician. The


September 13, 2012  8:40 PM

Technologies that can assist with reducing hospital re-admissions amid penalties



Posted by: RedaChouffani
hospital readmission, mhealth, telemedicine

Hospital executives are working diligently at implementing initiatives that will help reduce the percentage of patients being readmitted to the hospital within 30 days of their hospital release.  This is the result of some of the penalties that have been established by the Centers for Medicare and...


June 25, 2012  9:02 PM

8 significant aspects of telemedicine



Posted by: RedaChouffani
CMS, healthcare IT trends, telehealth, telemedicine


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