April 22, 2019

In the News: Apr 18–25

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This week: iVRT may help patients with chronic pain; new data ties financial risk sharing and cost and quality of care; and WHO releases first recommendations for digital tech use.

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 March 19, 2019

Maternal-Fetal Medicine in Crisis

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The provision of ongoing care throughout pregnancy has been shown to decrease complications, and several organizations have turned to virtual health technologies to improve access to care for pregnant women.

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 December 10, 2018

In the News: Dec 6–13

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This week: Only half of open jobs in health care are being filled; telestroke services in rural areas have increased; and neonatal telehealth programs reduce transfers to neonatal NICUs.

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 November 7, 2018

In the News: Nov 1–8

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This week: CMS continues site-neutral payment cuts in OPPS final rule; online cognitive behavioral therapy's potential to fill behavioral health services gaps; and FDA approves potent new opioid despite opposition.

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 November 2, 2018

In the News: Oct 25–Nov 1

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This week: Virtual health coverage in private insurance plans; physicians expressing aversion to APMs due to drug cost concerns; and AMA’s updated tool helps map medically underserved areas.

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 August 31, 2018

In the News: Aug 30–Sept 6

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This week: Long-term acute care hospitals under siege as PAC grows; US government, tech companies work to expand rural telehealth access; and hospitals face cost-cutting limitations as revenue declines.

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 April 23, 2018

In the News: Apr 19–26

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This week: Telemedicine continues to thrive despite regulatory hurdles; patients’ growing use of online physician review sites; and health care private equity deals reached $42.6 billion in 2017

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 April 1, 2018

“Digiceuticals” Are Gaining Steam

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“Digiceuticals” Are Gaining Steam For several months now, the FDA has been approving mHealth apps (also known as digital therapeutics or “digiceuticals”) to treat everything from diabetes to substance abuse....

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