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  1. Patients Want Free, Open Sharing Of Personal Medical Data

    Study shows information sharing seen as critical to almost three-quarters of patients. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  2. Nurses: Medical Errors Could Be Reduced With Connected Devices

    Nurses recently surveyed by the West Health Institute said they believe medical errors could be reduced by using connected devices. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  3. Seniors Want Digital Health Tools

    A recent survey found more than two thirds of elderly Americans want some kind of digital health technology in their homes. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  4. Insurers Predict Medicare Funding To Drop In 2016

    CMS request for 1% cut leads to speculation about future Medicare payments. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  5. Researchers Developing Devices To Monitor Chronic Conditions

    Part of the University of Michigan Third Century Initiative, these ‘gadgets’ help deep monitoring. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  6. Kentucky’s Medicaid Expansion Will Have A $30 Billion Economic Impact

    A Deloitte study reveals a positive impact of Medicaid expansion for Kentucky economy. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  7. Study Finds Telemonitoring Savings ‘Insignificant’

    According to a report published by Telemedicine and e-Health, researchers found no cost savings as a result of telemonitoring use in the care of older adults. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  8. App Helps Coordinate Care

    At Miami Children’s Hospital, apps are helping parents take over their child’s care when their hospital stay is over. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  9. $1 Million Awarded To Develop NY’s First Telehealth Program For Children With Medical Complexity

    St. Mary’s Healthcare System for Children will roll out the Interactive Voice Response Program from AMC Health. By Julia Ernst, MS, contributing writer

  10. Partnership Formed To Reduce Readmission Rates

    The program will use real-time home data to curb ER visits and readmissions. By Christine Kern, contributing writer