For patients suffering from chronic musculoskeletal pain, telecare intervention may be a way to help them improve their pain score, according to newly published research.
Too often organizations rush into big data projects without keeping an eye on the big picture, Booz Allen Hamilton's Steven Escaravage and Joachim Roski write in a Health Affairs Blog post.
IT tools that allow hospitals to reduce infection incidences, help with lab outreach services and improve patient acuity are among the top IT applications poised for growth, according to a new report by HIMSS Analytics.
Diabetic patients with co-pay-free access to their doctors through secure messaging and telephone-based communication were more likely to make in-person visits, according to a study published at the Annals of Family Medicine.
Few digital health technologies simultaneously emphasize all three components of the "triple aim"--researchers found few technologies that addressed quality, cost and patient experience.
Starting in September, cruise line MSC Cruises will offer guests a multilingual pediatric telemedicine service, available 24/7, according to an announcement. The initiative is in partnership with the Giannina Gaslini Institute in Genoa, Italy.
From Facebook to the doctor's office, our information is continually being collected and analyzed. Now the question lies in what data should be accessible, and by whom.
As more health data becomes available, many issues will arise regarding patient security and privacy of information, according to Micky Tripathi, president and CEO of the Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative.
How to create better value from the data contained in electronic health records is just one of the challenges the National Institutes of Health is diving into with its Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) initiative.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has announced its second batch of recipients in round two of the Health Care Innovation Awards program, bringing the total to $360 million handed out for organizations to test innovative care models.