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Digital therapeutics in demand, but support needed from payers

Digital therapeutics can be used to prevent, manage or treat diseases—particularly chronic conditions—but their widespread use is stalled for lack of reimbursement from private and public payers. According to a new study by data and analytics company GlobalData, entitled, “Digital Therapeutics and Their Impact on Healthcare,” there is a growing number of digital therapeutics (DTx)… Read More »

Viewpoints: Healthy Ideas On Trimming Medicare Costs Need Democrats’ Support; As Sandy Hook Tragedy Continues, Prayers Aren’t Solving The Problem

Editorial writers focus on these health topics and others. The New York Times: Not All Medicare Cuts Are Bad Senate Democrats, including several of the party’s presidential candidates, have savaged President Trump for proposing to reduce Medicare spending by several hundred billion dollars over the next decade. Senator Kamala Harris of California said the proposed… Read More »

Implementation best practices: Launching clinical decision support

Healthcare CIOs and their IT staff members can be left to their own devices when it comes to installing certain types of systems, but not clinical decision support systems. Implementation of CDS demands great rigor and teamwork with clinicians and others within the provider organization. And it requires integration with other types of systems, usually… Read More »