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  1. Reducing Readmissions With Remote Monitoring

    By deploying remote monitoring technology to patients with congestive heart failure, VNA Rockford has cut its hospital readmissions by nearly one-third.

  2. Patients ‘Accepting’ Of Telehealth

    A recent survey found the majority of patients are optimistic about telehealth video appointments. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  3. Remote Monitoring Helps Achieve Healthcare’s Triple Aim

    The healthcare industry is in the midst of a transition from ‘healthcare’ to ‘health optimization’ and remote monitoring technology will play a crucial role. By Julie Carr, RN, BSN, Director, Clinical Operations, Healthsense, Inc.

  4. Patient Monitoring System Streams Data From Home To Hospital

    An integrated patient monitoring system being developed by researchers at University of Missouri will be capable of streaming live data between patients’ homes and hospitals. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  5. Apps Help Elderly Adhere To Meds

    Despite the fact that they had no previous experience using mobile technology, 99 seniors in a recent study showed apps can increase medication adherence in any age group. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  6. National Nurses Week: Spotlight On Nurse Informaticists

    While we gear up for National Nurses Week - May 6 to May 12 - it’s only appropriate to highlight the growing role of nurse informaticists, a field that has more than doubled since 2011. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  7. 5 Ways To Transition To Pay For Performance

    Health IT companies making the switch from fee for service to pay for performance a little less painful. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  8. Mixed Reaction To Possible ICD-10 Delay

    House passes one-year delay to ICD-10 compliance deadline. By Rebecca McCurry

  9. Will ICD-10 Delay Be Approved By Congress?

    Congress to vote on possible ICD-10 delay; AHIMA urging members to contact their Representatives to have provision removed By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  10. Health Payers Ready For ICD-10

    Insurers say they will be ready to process claims when ICD-10 deadline hits in October By Katie Wike, contributing writer