Tag Archives: Care

How Virtual Care is Improving Access and Affordability of Healthcare – Healthcare Informatics

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has made strides in providing more affordable, accessible care for all patients. A new rule allowing Medicare Advantage beneficiaries to access telehealth from home was recently proposed. CMS also released its CY 2019 Physician Fee Schedule final rule, which includes reimbursement for telehealth and virtual care services.… Read More »

Accelerating health care innovation by connecting engineering and medicine

(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Jeffrey W. Holmes, University of Virginia (THE CONVERSATION) Artificial heart valves, prosthetic hips, bedside monitors, MRI machines – these and so many other innovations that we now take for granted emerged at the interface of engineering and medicine. In… Read More »

Here's how the elections could affect health care across the country

Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE Nov. 1, 2018 / 8:32 PM GMT / Source: Kaiser Health News By Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News Voters this year have told pollsters in no uncertain terms that health care is important to them.… Read More »