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Telehealth and Workers Comp: The “Last Frontier”?

As even casual observers of the industry know by now, telehealth has quickly expanded into almost every area of health care provision, with one significant exception: workers’ compensation. Some

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Harris Healthcare acquires in-hospital workflow tech pioneer Uniphy Health

Harris Healthcare, a computer systems company in clinical information systems, is adding Uniphy Health to its portfolio. Uniphy is a Newark NJ early-stage company which specializes in workflow … Read the rest

More Connected Care in Hawaii?

Change so often begins in little pockets scattered across a
broader area. But, as that change catches on, it often becomes necessary to
streamline and consolidate. That is where

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CVS-Aetna hearing now June; 12 witnesses called, for and against

The next chapter of the ‘Perils of Pauline’ saga that is the CVS-Aetna merger won’t commence until June, as it turns out, but already the amici curiae are piling … Read the rest

Telepsychiatry improves time to care plus frequency of care for behavioral health patients: study

A study published in the Journal of Rural Mental Health of the American Psychological Association (abstract) studied the usage of hybrid psychiatric care–a combination of telepsychiatry and … Read the rest

The Theranos Story, ch. 60: becoming a Cautionary Tale of Silicon Valley Ethics

It’s just weird. It’s just a bit surreal. When you see someone have this situation and pretend that everything is normal. It’s so bizarre.–Erika Cheung, former Theranos lab associate,

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It’s NICE to HealthTech Connect with the NHS

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) launched last week a resource for a wide range of health care technologies to gain traction in the UK. NICE’s … Read the rest

Events coming up soon–and in the autumn: Hunter College 13 May, Aging 2.0 London 21 May; NYeC’s November Gala, Connected Health Summit (16-18 Oct) poster call

Health Tech and the FDA: What You Need To Know, Monday 13 May, from 5-7pm is a discussion on what you need to know if your health or medtech … Read the rest

International news roundup: Verily ‘eyes’ India, Oxford VR trials in Hong Kong, Israel-Finland collaborate, Blue Cedar-Blackberry partner, NuvoAir inhales $3M

Verily rolls along in India with eye health research. Spending its fresh $1bn in funding [TTA 17 Jan], Verily and Alphabet sibling Google are researching machine learning … Read the rest

Federal Trade Commission Sues Surescripts, Alleging Anti-Competitive Practices

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently announced a
lawsuit against Surescripts, a widely known health information exchange company,
for illegally performing vertical and horizontal restraints upon the electronic

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