The CMS unveiled a new pilot program, dubbed the "Data at the Point of Care" pilot, which would provide clinicians with access to claims data for their Medicare patients.
Telehealth that's not based in hospitals fueled the surge in the burgeoning technology's growth, rising 1,393% from 2014 to 2018, new data show.
The projection marks a steep increase from 2018's estimated $38.3 billion valuation, according to a new report that found a relatively even spread of doctors by age who were interested in telemedicine positions.
Health systems are increasingly testing computerized customer service reps known as chatbots for their ability to improve patient and employee experiences.
HCA Healthcare has developed a system embedded in the electronic health record that evaluates patient data in real time for signs of sepsis.
Hospitals attempting to eliminate the use of opioids for certain surgeries are seeking to upend decades of accepted pain-control practices, which have recognized opioids as the primary option.
The task force laid out a multidisciplinary approach to pain management that includes opioids but also behavioral and physical therapy as well as other treatments like massages and minimally invasive procedures.
Speakers at Modern Healthcare’s Transformation Summit say leaders should embrace innovation, but also understand what problem they are trying to solve.
The system's cardiology and bariatric surgery teams are working together to help some heart failure patients become eligible for heart transplants.
Instead of viewing telemedicine as a new technology project, health system CEOs say it’s best to think of it as a care delivery method that’s part of the industry’s broader shift toward “healthcare at home.”
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