Articles By Christine Kern

  1. Report Finds More Than Half Of Patients Owe More Than $1,000
    7/8/2016

    Patients continue to face an increased financial burden due to rising healthcare costs. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  2. Medicare Trustees Say Program Will Be Insolvent By 2028
    7/6/2016

    New projection says money woes will hit two years earlier than previously estimated. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  3. RWJF Predicts Healthcare Spending Will Drop By $2.6 Trillion By 2019
    7/5/2016

    Study investigates implications of slowdown in health spending growth for the future. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  4. St. Vincent’s Medical Center Launches Virtual Care Service For Patients
    6/29/2016

    New service lets patients “skip the trip” and receive convenient, safe, affordable treatment online. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  5. Research Finds Effectiveness Of Radar And Bed Sensors To Help Keep Seniors Safe
    6/23/2016

    Monitoring technology helps health providers detect problems early. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  6. High-Tech, Remote Monitoring Patch Could Help Reduce Hospital Readmissions
    6/17/2016

    Band-Aid-like patch offers efficient method of post-discharge patient monitoring. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  7. Institute For Patient Safety Takes Aim At Reducing Medical Error
    6/8/2016

    Collaborative institute to focus on patient safety issues and preventable medical errors. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  8. Live Video Is Most Prominent Reimbursed Form Of Telehealth
    4/26/2016

    Definition and regulation inconsistencies still cause confusion nationwide, however. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  9. Artificial Intelligence Reduces Hospital Admissions
    3/23/2016

    Research reveals benefits of integrating machine learning into remote monitoring. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  10. Widespread Adoption Of Telehealth Could Save $6 Billion A Year
    3/15/2016

    Despite promise, challenges still impeded the widespread implementation of telehealth. By Christine Kern, contributing writer