Primary Care Via Telemedicine: A New Form of Ongoing Delivery

Primary Care Via Telemedicine: A New Form of Ongoing Delivery »

5 Sep, 2014
Opinion/Editorial
A doctor completes a tele-consult. Image via telemedicine wiki. Telemedical treatment has been a tantalizing possibility for many years, for reasons including a failure of health plans to pay for it and too little bandwidth to support it, but those reasons are quickly being trumped by the need for quick, cheap,…
United Health Group CEO Speaks to the American Telemedicine Association

United Health Group CEO Speaks to the American Telemedicine Association »

19 May, 2014
MedTech Features
From Twitter @WingsofZock United Health Group President and CEO, Steven Hemsley, was a guest speaker at the annual meeting of the American Telemedicine Association in Baltimore today. UHG is the largest healthcare company in the world, with annual revenue of 130 billion dollars and contracts with 6000 US hospitals and 650,000…
The Point of Care: Beyond EHRs and Silver Bullets

The Point of Care: Beyond EHRs and Silver Bullets »

14 Apr, 2014
Opinion/Editorial
 In my early days as a medical student, the promise of electronic health records (EHRs) was all the rage. In some circles, it was all some researchers, IT leaders, and clinicians could talk about. These enthusiastic conversations touted EHRs as a way to improve clinical decision support, centralize patient information, reduce administrative costs, and share…
Dr. Humayun Chaudhry, President of the Federation of State Medical Boards- Speaks to us at the Partners Healthcare Connected Health Symposium about telemedicine and social media

Dr. Humayun Chaudhry, President of the Federation of State Medical Boards- Speaks to us at the Partners Healthcare Connected Health Symposium about telemedicine and social media »

24 Oct, 2013
MedTech Features
Dr. Humayun "Hank" J. Chaudhry is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) of the United States. The FSMB is the umbrella agency for all the state medical licensing boards.  It  operates the Federation Credentialing Verification Service (FCVS).  The FSMB is probably best known among physicians as a co-manager…

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