July 13, 2018
Chris Nerney

CMS proposed rule aims to boost telehealth

“We’re not intending to replace office visits but rather to augment them and provide new access points for patients,” Administrator Seema Verma said.
July 04, 2018
Chris Nerney

CMS proposes rule to promote remote patient monitoring

Federal agency wants home health agency payment system revamped to encourage "value over volume."
June 12, 2018
Chris Nerney

Meeting patient expectations is critical to telemedicine success

Telehealth "needs to be reliable, affordable and deliver a certain level of system performance," Penn Medicine executive says.
June 08, 2018
Chris Nerney

FCC head calls for increase in rural telemedicine program's annual budget

Ajit Pai's draft order follows requests from senators and AHA to boost funding for Rural Health Care Program.
June 05, 2018
Chris Nerney

AHRQ review cites numerous "likely" benefits of telemedicine

Federal agency calls for more research into telehealth's costs and potential drawbacks.
June 04, 2018
Chris Nerney

The 3 things you need most for a successful telehealth program

Physician buy-in tops list of telehealth success factors in recent hospital survey.
May 15, 2018
Chris Nerney

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
Chris Nerney

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.
February 15, 2018
Chris Nerney

Penn Medicine launches Center for Connected Care telehealth hub

“Our telehealth services make it easy for patients to get the care they need where they need it.”
January 05, 2018
Chris Nerney

Senate passes bipartisan bill to expand VA telehealth services

The Veterans in E-Health and Telemedicine Support Act of 2017 is intended to enable the VA’s Anywhere to Anywhere telehealth program.