A federal grant will be issued to University of Alabama to study if telehealth can be used to increase diagnosis and treatments of eye diseases in rural and under-served populations.
The revenue cycle management market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 7.2 percent from 2014 to 2019, and it is one of the functions healthcare providers outsource the most, according to a recent report from MicroMarket Monitor.
The success of emerging artificial intelligence techniques in image analysis is fostering rapid growth in the use of deep learning for medical imaging, with the resulting computer vision systems able to perform some clinical interpretation tasks at the level of expert physicians, according to the authors of a paper published in Radiology, the official journal of the Radiological Society of North America.
A new animated video on the Peterson-Kaiser Health System Tracker provides an engaging “check-up” of the nation’s health system, addressing questions of whether it’s getting better or worse and how it compares to other countries.
CMS released proposed rules that require many types of insurers to provide electronic health data in a standard format by 2020.
Having trouble attracting patients and prospective patients to your blog, website, or social media? The problem could be the content on your site.
Data analytics has become vital in today’s health insurance environment. It not only offers insurers the opportunity to harness lots of data to effectively deter fraud, waste and abuse, it also helps them identify areas to improve quality and reduce cost.
The majority of people between 18 and 34 would be willing to let insurance companies dig through their digital data from social media to health devices if it meant lowering their premiums, a survey shows.
Now, if you need to talk to a doctor, you don’t need to leave the comfort of your home. Amazon’s Alexa is no longer just for checking the weather, playing music or shopping online. With a new app, you can now talk to Alexa about any health issues you may have. HealthTap CEO Ron Gutman discusses how the company’s app, Dr. A.I., dishes out medical advice.
Patients have come to expect unprecedented access to their physicians, especially through technology-based means; a large part of that is social media. However, many physicians are leery of wading into uncharted waters that have the potential to open them up to legal risk and possibly blemish their reputation. Yet refusing to embrace social media could ultimately harm your practice. Younger tech-savvy patients expect to see their physicians online. If they don’t, they may choose to leave your practice for one that has a more robust online presence.