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Telehealth is a way for an individual to get medical care without actually leaving their home to go see a physician.  Telehealth can be done by several means of communication.  592 more words

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New smart bandage provides instant updates on the condition of chronic wounds remotely.

Injuries that fail to heal within three months, such as many diabetic foot ulcers, can require years of treatment and significant healthcare resources.  Researchers are working on new kinds of wearable sensors that alert users outside the hospital environment of potentially concerning changes in body temperature, heart rate or blood pressure. 456 more words


Technology, government, and shortage of healthcare providers are driving an enormous change in the delivery of healthcare. Mobile applications are engaging patients to take control of their health while government is pushing to improve access, quality and efficiency. 540 more words


CMS Issues Final MACRA Physician Payment Rule

On Friday, October 14th, the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the long-anticipated final rule with 60-day comment period (Rule) for the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) Quality Payment Program (QPP). 394 more words


Measuring user experience: A way to demonstrate the value of post-operative telehealth

QALY in post-operative telehealth: not the best measure

Innovation in the area of postoperative telehealth service delivery is hindered by a lack of standardization of cost-effectiveness measures. 1,074 more words