Current Headlines

  1. Mobile Clinic Adds Telemedicine To Its Arsenal
    2/27/2015

    Delivering immediate access to remote specialists results in 90% patient compliance to follow-up pediatrics appointments.By Julia Ernst, MS, contributing writer

  2. Patient Portals Need More Study
    2/27/2015

    Although MU encourages the use of patient portals, experts say there is still little information on their measurable benefits.By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  3. Researchers Developing Devices To Monitor Chronic Conditions
    2/27/2015

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

  4. Telehealth Implementation Aims To Reach ALS Patients
    2/27/2015

    ALS patients in remote and underserved communities in northern Michigan now have the ability to connect to specialists at Bronson Methodist Hospital. By Karla Paris, contributing writer

  5. First Week Of ICD-10 End-to-End Testing ‘Successful’
    2/27/2015

    CMS reports 81 percent of the 15,000 test claims submitted this week were accepted. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  6. ICD-10 Transition Aided By Online Tool
    2/27/2015

    A tool developed by the University of Illinois at Chicago and the University of Arizona should provide support for providers during the ICD-10 transition through bidirectional mapping of the codes. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  7. Digital Decision Aid Helps Providers Communicate With Patients
    2/27/2015

    An electronic aid might be just what the doctor ordered to encourage meaningful conversations with patients. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  8. WellHealth Quality Care Launches Innovative Healthcare Operating System From par8o
    2/26/2015

    par8o, Healthcare’s Operating System, recently announced that WellHealth Quality Care (WellHealth), Nevada’s first accountable care network, has launched the company’s EMR-agnostic platform to provide a seamless transition-in-care process for all WellHealth members.

  9. Digital Tools Successful For Health Management
    2/26/2015

    Diabetes patients in a recent study reported better health when using a variety of digital health tools.By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  10. Analytics Reduce Post-Surgery Infections 58%
    2/26/2015

    Using predictive analytics, The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics has reduced surgical infections by 58 percent. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

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