Apparently the Millennials formed a secret Facebook group and voted: The 2012 London games have officially been re-named the "Social Olympics." (Sorry, but I refuse to call it the "Socialympics.") And maybe they have a point: Twitter reported there were more than 150 million mentions of the Olympics in 16 days.
The Partners Center for Connected Health and CHS Health Services Inc., a workforce health management company, have formed a partnership to provide telehealth services to Fortune 500 companies, the Boston Business Journal reports.
Health IT leaders are saying that the Supreme Court ruling is a win for healthcare technology in general. And mobile and remote health are two of five healthcare technologies that will benefit the most from last week's Supreme Court ruling on healthcare reform, according to healthcare consultant David Scher, M.D.
Dr. House said it best: Patients lie. So what if there was a mobile device that would allow clinicians to detect when, say, a patient is fibbing about his or her current state of mind?
Patient outcomes would improve--and at a much lower cost--if only the United States would embrace telemedicine, says Vijay Govindarajan, Professor of International Business at the Tuck School of
As remote health grows in popularity--and as organizations come to see the cost-savings it can produce--a number of insurers are launching telehealth and remote monitoring programs for their members.
A U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs proposal could lower one barrier to telehealth--the agency is considering waiving patient co-pays for remote visits, saying it aims to make "the home a preferred