Posted on Wed, September 28, 2016 by Roger Downey
The situation involving both prescription and illegal painkillers is spiraling out of control.
Posted on Thu, September 15, 2016 by Roger Downey
Medical practices and facilities want to know how the dollars can add up.
Posted on Tue, September 13, 2016 by Roger Downey
Quantitative findings drawn from MetLife Employee Benefit Trends Studies show that employees who have the benefit of a health and wellness program feel a strong sense of engagement in their work and commitment to their…
Posted on Tue, August 23, 2016 by Roger Downey
Although Congress “requested” the Department of Health and Human Services to provide it with a report on telemedicine by the summer of 2015, it took the department an extra year, and the agency shows it…
Posted on Tue, August 09, 2016 by Roger Downey
Healthcare providers must take patient data security even more seriously because system breaches are not going to stop.
Posted on Tue, July 26, 2016 by Roger Downey
If medicine were a purely transactional business like banking, it would make sense to have a national medical license. But it isn’t, and it doesn’t.
Posted on Wed, July 06, 2016 by Roger Downey
A new article in the AMA Journal of Ethics calls for global engagement when it comes to providing high-quality, cost-effective, inclusive care – something that is not possible on a wide scale without telemedicine.
Posted on Mon, June 27, 2016 by Roger Downey
One state set up centrally-run telemedicine program while two small critical access hospitals in different states put together their own.
Posted on Wed, June 08, 2016 by Roger Downey
In an opinion piece in the Delaware News Journal, two pediatricians say the pediatric medical home is under attack and being sacrificed for the sake of convenience.
Posted on Tue, June 07, 2016 by Roger Downey
How a facility or practice generates revenue with a telemedicine program is important, but only worth knowing after answering other important questions.