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. >>>
A report setting principles and recommendations for achieving greater price transparency in US healthcare suggests the task will require cooperation between healthcare providers, payers, and employers. >>>
Google Glass is a hip new accessory gaining acceptance in clinical settings, but before widespread adoption can take place, organizations must ensure that the wearable device is HIPAA-compliant. >>>
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. >>>
Daily death rates for cardiac surgery patients in one large study jumped at the 30-day mark. Was it because physicians were treating the performance measure instead of the patient? What are the unintended consequences of quality of care and performance measures, anyway? >>>
A Pittsburgh-based Blue Cross Blue Shield carrier views private health insurance exchanges as a golden opportunity in the group market. >>>
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. >>>
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