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May 25, 2018
VA Mission Act passes Senate, awaits presidential signature
Bill aims to improve data sharing between VA and community healthcare providers, increase telemedicine options.
May 23, 2018
Connected care disconnect persists
Healthcare providers and patients agree that connected care technologies can improve outcomes, yet actual use lags behind.
May 22, 2018
New study explores interoperability barriers to coordinated state health efforts
Frequently changing regulations, inconsistent metrics for identifying patients, and outdated technology cited as major challenges to data sharing.
May 17, 2018
The complex EHR mess that hinders interoperability
HIMSS Analytics data shows the average hospital relies on 16 different EHR platforms.
May 15, 2018
Senators urge FCC to raise rural health program spending cap
Funding for the Rural Health Care Program is capped at $400 million annually, but the senators want that spending limit raised because of increased demand.
May 11, 2018
The economic inevitability of telemedicine
Consumers are paying a greater share of their healthcare costs, and they expect providers to offer telehealth and other digital services.
May 08, 2018
Surescripts report underscores the spread of interoperability
Health network alliance facilitates 13.7 billion secure health data transactions in 2017, more than twice the 6 billion transactions in 2013.
May 02, 2018
VA Video Connect delivers telehealth services to veterans
Program enables military veterans and healthcare providers to "meet" via live video transmitted to computers, smartphones, or tablets.
April 17, 2018
Larger providers eager to modernize EHRs
Cloud-based mobile solutions, telehealth tools, and voice data entry to wish list of survey respondents.
April 13, 2018
How providers can make AI, machine learning work
Put the right technologies, teams, and processes into place, and implement effective data management.