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Colorado Board of Medicine adopts flexible telemedicine guidelines

New telemedicine guidelines adopted by the Colorado Medical Board pave the way for more flexible and expanded use of the technology in the state.

CMS names William Rogers ICD-10 ombudsman

Emergency room physician William Rogers, who currently serves as director of the Physicians Regulatory Issues Team at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, was announced Thursday as the agency's ICD-10 ombudsman.

Telehealth may help patients control hypertension, but engagement a barrier

Telehealth is an acceptable tool for controlling and monitoring hypertension, but problems persist when using the technology in these cases, according to a study conducted by researchers in England.

Sensor-based remote monitoring system keeps elderly out of hospital

A wireless sensor system used to monitor elderly people at assisted living facilities and at home is helping to detect illness and keep them out of the hospital.

Investments in digital health sector soar

Investors are seeing the potential of digital health, with funding for startups in the area reaching billions of dollars.

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