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CVS Health is Improving Health Care Delivery and Fostering Innovation

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https://cvshealth.com/thought-leadership/get-the-facts-improving-health-care-delivery-and-fostering-innovation

Posted in Access to Care, Healthcare Economics, Patient Centered Care, Technology

GAO Report-Telehealth Troubles Tied to Reimbursement Barriers (mHealth Intel)

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https://mhealthintelligence.com/news/gao-report-telehealth-troubles-tied-to-reimbursement-barriers

Posted in Healthcare Economics, Technology, Telemedicine

Patients Typing Their Visit Agenda into EMR (Annals Fam Med)

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http://www.annfammed.org/content/15/2/158.full

Posted in Doctor-Patient Relationship, Technology

Your new fitness tracker will not work miracles (USA Today)

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https://www.usatoday.com/story/life/2017/01/08/science-your-new-fitness-tracker-not-work-miracles/95769082/

Posted in Exercise Guidelines, Quality of Life, Technology

Caregivers and Technology – What They Want and Need

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http://www.aarp.org/content/dam/aarp/home-and-family/personal-technology/2016/04/Caregivers-and-Technology-AARP.pdf

Posted in Caregivers, Technology

4 ways to tackle healthcare disparities

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Research leaves little doubt that significant care quality disparities due to race, income, gender and even sexual orientation continue to trouble the U.S. healthcare system, but the greater challenge for providers is to pinpoint what to do about it, Permanente … Continue reading

Posted in Access to Care, Disparity, Health Information, Health Insurance, Technology

Digital health gets two new reality checks (thank God)

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Two new studies — one in a peer-reviewed journal, one from a consulting firm — are casting some skepticism on the world of digital health. In an often-overhyped sector, a little skepticism is a good thing. As MedCity News reported, … Continue reading

Posted in Health Information, Technology

Google to reshape how it provides health information, Mayo Clinic joins as a partner

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Google will today start presenting healthcare information in a new way – both for users of traditional Internet browsers as well as on its Google mobile app. The change will no doubt redefine how Americans obtain health information online. But … Continue reading

Posted in Health Information, Technology

White House Plans To Shift Medicare Away From Fee-For-Service; 50% Of Payments Tied To Quality By 2018

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The Obama administration will push Medicare payment rapidly away from fee-for-service medicine within four years, outlining a plan to have half of all Medicare dollars paid by to doctors and hospitals via “alternative” reimbursement models by the end of 2018. … Continue reading

Posted in Healthcare Economics, Technology

Retail health clinics seeking telemedicine, mobile technology to grow presence

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Retail giants Walmart and Target, and likely others, will continue their steady march into the healthcare setting, sensing an opportunity to leverage their customers with a mix of technology that could be a boon to the digital health space. Read … Continue reading

Posted in Access to Care, Technology

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