Survey: Most primary care docs find medical imaging valuable

The use of medical imaging is beneficial to patient care, a majority of primary care physicians say.

Hospitals to Congress: 21st Century Cures telemedicine provisions don't go far enough

Provisions on improving Medicare's telehealth policy featured in a recently released discussion document by the House Energy and Commerce Committee are a step in the right direction, but don't go far enough, according to a letter from the American Hospital Association to committee chairman Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.).

Consumer interest in telemedicine continues to rise

In yet another survey indicating rising consumer interest in telemedicine, 75 percent of patients who have not used telemedicine are at least "moderately interested" in it, according to a new report.

Legislators aim to send 21st Century Cures bill to Obama by year's end

With a goal to send a bill to President Barack Obama's desk by the end of the year, the House Energy and Commerce Committee has released a discussion document on its proposals and is looking for feedback from industry stakeholders.

Court dismisses LabMD's challenge to FTC case

The Federal Trade Commission is moving forward with its case against LabMD, an Atlanta-based cancer-screening laboratory, after an alleged healthcare data breach in August 2013.


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