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Sports Medicine Turns to Telemedicine

Scott Mace

Advances in telehealth technology are revolutionizing how healthcare providers respond to the hard knocks and head injuries athletes sustain on the football field, soccer pitch, and ice rink. >>>

 

Editor's Picks

Telemedicine's Expanding Options

Spurred by new laws and policies that permit online teleconsultations, both payers and providers are exploring ways to enable patients' access to care in ways that also meet growing industry demands. >>>

CMS Poised to Announce ICD-10 Implementation Date

A two-day summit organized by the American Health Information Management Association has ended, and ICD-10 stakeholders say they are still waiting to hear from federal officials on a firm implementation date. >>>

Cyberattack Drill Exposes Healthcare's Vulnerabilities

Healthcare organizations are at their weakest not necessarily on technical implementations, but in their ability to coordinate and collaborate across organizations, says a security expert. >>>

3 Patient Experience Improvements Every Marketer Can Make

Patient experience lays the groundwork for every marketing initiative, yet many healthcare marketers feel they do not have a direct influence on how that experience is delivered. Here's how marketers' internal communication initiatives and C-suite influence can bring about positive change in the lives of patients. >>>

Managed Care Contract Negotiations Morph Under PPACA

Negotiating a managed care contract is not the same as it was even a few years ago. Now all of the power providers have in managed care negotiations is in their ability to prove that they can manage quality and cost more effectively than the next guy, says one expert. >>>

Private HIX Riches Eyed in Group Coverage

A Pittsburgh-based Blue Cross Blue Shield carrier views private health insurance exchanges as a golden opportunity in the group market. >>>

Wilderness is this Doc's ED, Classroom, and Passion

A stint working at an AIDS hospice in Zambia and a run on the reality show Survivor are among the experiences that helped guide Gabriel Cade, MD, toward a fellowship in wilderness medicine, a growing subspecialty of emergency medicine. >>>



Intelligence Report

Intelligence Report: Healthcare Analytics—The New Business Currency

As providers' risk exposure grows, this report delivers a clear view of leading organizations' progress toward mastering the analytics that matter most to making cost and care quality decisions with great precision. Download Today >>>



News Headlines

Report: Health exchanges' drug coverage confusing

NPR / Associated Press, April 29, 2014

Hospitals go clean, post doc reviews

Healthcare IT News, April 29, 2014

ID board disapproves of telemedicine

Idaho Press-Tribune / The Spokesman-Review, April 29, 2014

Behind the scenes, much of Healthcare.gov is still under construction

Politico, April 28, 2014

Opinion: America's broken healthcare system—The role of drug, device manufacturers

Forbes, April 28, 2014

Healthcare apps offer patients an active role

The New York Times, April 28, 2014

Oregon to abandon Obamacare exchange

The Hill, April 25, 2014

Rural hospitals face tough choices on computerized records

Kaiser Health News, April 25, 2014

Physicians find security in the cloud

InformationWeek, April 25, 2014

Hacker group Anonymous targets Children's Hospital

The Boston Globe, April 25, 2014



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