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At George Washington University (GWU) last Wednesday, a former U.S. Senator, three medical doctors, and a leader of a wireless technology coalition convened at Washington, D.C.’s only School of Public Health to participate in an event that focused on telehealth and mHealth and discussed how these 21st Century technological innovations are improving healthcare access and outcomes for patients.
Health IT Now was quoted in CQ, BNA Bloomberg and IHealthbeat regarding the recently announced delay in the Meaningful Use program.
From the iHealthbeat article:
Joel White … said CMS’ announcement has created “an opportune time for Congress to change the law.
On October 23, an op-ed from Dr. Elena Rios, President and CEO of the National Hispanic Medical Association ran in the Orange County Register:
Improving healthcare for seniors through telemedicine
By former Rep. Bill Gradison (R-Ohio) – 10/18/13
Nowadays we can use our mobile devices to go almost anywhere, which has been a great advantage for many senior citizens.
Our own Joel White was quoted in a recent Bloomberg article:
Lawmakers Seek Expanded Stark Exception, Anti-Kickback Safe Harbor for EHRs
Wednesday, July 17, 2013
By Alex Ruoff
Two lawmakers urged regulators to expand the physician self-referral law exception and anti-kickback statute safe harbor for electronic health records to prohibit the intentional limiting of interoperabil
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Recently a woman gave birth to a beautiful baby boy. The baby’s skin was pink, he was crying, he was exactly what his mother had dreamed about. The next day the new family was scheduled to go home but before being discharged the mother told the nurse that the baby was not eating and that he was not as pink as when he was born.
Obama Administration Making Strides in Health Care IT, but Still Work to Be Done
Huffington Post by Joel White
February 14, 2013
In today’s political environment, President Obama and health care are synonymous with the Affordable Care Act. But there are many more aspects to President Obama’s health care agenda that are often drowned out by partisan rhetoric.
Change laws to make better use of health care tech
The Marietta Daily Journal by Sharon Cooper
November 28, 2012
Despite thought-provoking and seemingly endless debates, never ending pundit analysis and constant pontification by the candidates in the recent election cycle, Americans are still left with many unanswered questions and concerns about a variety of important issues.