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How CMS Is Redefining Telemedicine with Its Chronic Care Management Service Guidelines

Telemedicine is about reaching out to patients in remote locations, but limited to videoconferencing between patients and health providers. It is similar to a face-to-face service with the exception that the patient and primary care provider are not physically together. Such efficient is limited in term of scope and only addresses the geographical challenge and … Read More

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Aetna to Buy Humana for $37B, Largest Insurance Deal Ever

Health care-insurance giant Aetna has agreed to acquire smaller rival Humana for $37 billion in cash and stock making it the largest ever deal in the insurance industry.  The rapid consolidation in the U.S. health care industry. brings together Humana’s growing Medicare Advantage business with Aetna’s diversified portfolio and commercial capabilities to create a company serving … Read More

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5 Steps to Launch A Successful Digital Health Strategy

Digital health devices are quickly becoming a part of our everyday culture as mobile fitness trackers and connected clinical devices become common as smartphone. This healthcare revolution represents an enormous opportunity for healthcare providers to extend their reach and connect to their patient populations. Care is moving beyond the four walls of the hospital and physician’s office, and provider … Read More