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  1. Patients More Likely To Choose Email When An Office Visit Will Cost Them
    1/14/2016

    Patients who are responsible for out-of-pocket medical costs are more likely to choose to email their physician rather than spend money on an office visit. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  2. HIT Critical To Meet Federal Standards
    1/7/2016

    Meeting current federal regulations would be impossible without the help of health technology, according to a study from IDC Health Insights. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  3. More Than 200 Telemedicine Laws Introduced Last Year
    1/6/2016

    As telemedicine makes its way mainstream, legislation must keep pace. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  4. $4.3 Billion Invested In Digital HIT In 2015
    1/5/2016

    While the number of venture capital-funded deals dropped, the average amount rose. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  5. What’s Holding Back Telehealth?
    1/5/2016

    A National Conference of State Legislators reports finds barriers to telehealth are numerous, but the can be overcome when addressed correctly. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  6. 80% Of Patients Open To Telemedicine
    12/16/2015

    According to a PricewaterhouseCooper’s Health Research Institute report, 80 percent of patients are open to telemedicine in primary care. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  7. Most Family Docs Don’t Use Telehealth
    12/15/2015

    In a recent survey, only 15 percent of family doctors reported using telehealth services. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  8. Telehealth Worth $2.8B By 2022
    11/26/2015

    The current telehealth market is worth roughly $572 million, but a Grand View Research report predicts that number could reach $2.8 billion by 2022. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  9. Your Patients Prefer A Secure Patient Portal For Sensitive Test Results
    11/25/2015

    A survey of more than 400 patients found most prefer to access test results through secure patient portals rather than over the phone or via fax. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  10. Healthcare Can Cut $10 Billion Per Year With Virtual Health Tools
    11/12/2015

    Providers could be saving themselves $10 billion dollars every year with the implementation of virtual health tools that cut labor costs and give patients more responsibility over their own health. By Katie Wike, contributing writer