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AHA asks FCC to ease data requirements for telehealth pilot

While the Federal Communications Commission’s proposed $ 100 million telehealth pilot program is a critical step towards advancing connected care, the FCC must limit the data collection and reporting requirements on healthcare providers if the initiative is to succeed. That’s the contention of the American Hospital Association, which submitted written comments to the FCC on… Read More »

Fitbit to wade into care management in pilot this year

Dive Brief: Fitbit is launching a paid service next month, called Fitbit Premium. As part of the platform, the fitness tracker giant plans to develop personalized wellness reports allowing users to share their data with their physician, including health data trends and analyses of activity, heart rate, sleep and weight fluctuations, later this year. Fitbit… Read More »

CMS pilot taps FHIR to give clinicians access to claims data

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is launching a pilot program that leverages HL7’s Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources standard to enable clinicians to access claims data directly within their workflow. At Tuesday’s White House Blue Button Developers Conference, CMS announced the Data at the Point of Care pilot, part of the Trump administration’s 2018… Read More »

VUMC pilot to use voice commands to retrieve EHR data

What if clinicians could use voice commands to retrieve information from electronic health records in the same effortless way that consumers use virtual assistants like Amazon’s Alexa or Apple’s Siri? It’s a future vision for medicine in which natural language recognition systems could revolutionize how physicians interact with EHRs by making the platforms as responsive… Read More »