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by John Moore | August 11, 2020

Teladoc: The Virtual Care Platform the Market has been Waiting for

On August 5th, Teladoc (TDOC) announced that it would be acquiring fellow virtual care vendor Livongo (LVGO). And with that announcement the race to see who would become the virtual care platform vendor the market has been seeking may already be over. While some may balk at the premium paid

by John Moore | July 07, 2020

COVID-19: A Forcing Function for Value Based Care?

COVID-19 is alive and well in the U.S. In the last six days alone, COVID cases have increased by over 386,000. We never got over the first wave and here we go again with a dramatic rise in new cases in the majority of states across the country. COVID-19 continues

by Alex Lennox-Miller | April 01, 2020

COVID-19: The Accelerant Telehealth Has Always Dreamed Of

The COVID-19 crisis is an acid test for the value of telehealth and remote medicine in patient-centered and community care. Our 2018 Telehealth report described the opportunities and regulatory environment telehealth contended in. Now, new exceptions and regulations by CMS, the Office for Civil Rights, and the FDA are easing

by Brian Eastwood | April 14, 2017

Telehealth’s Dilemma Is Healthcare’s Dilemma

The telehealth market in the United States finds itself at a crossroads. Direct-to-consumer (DTC) telehealth has matured to the point that on-demand services are (in very broad terms at least) available to most Americans, either via a smartphone app or a kiosk at a retail clinic or worksite. At the

by John Moore | November 14, 2016

Changing of the Guard: Implications to Health IT Market

After a brutal election cycle, we are now on the other-side. The Republicans have taken control of the Hill and the White House. The many healthcare programs rolled-out under the Obama administration will now be put under the microscope. While we try to stick to IT-related topics, in healthcare one

by Brian Eastwood | August 11, 2016

Marrying Consumer and Clinical Telehealth Will Take Work

Last year, after attending two very different conferences in a two-week span, I wrote about healthcare’s parallel paths of innovation. Silicon Valley follows one line, and brick-and-mortar healthcare organizations (HCOs) follows the other. The former gets a lot more attention, but the latter is a bit more pragmatic. The recent

by Brian Eastwood | July 11, 2016

Finally, Some Concrete Use Cases for Telehealth

A recent report has gone great lengths to explain how and to what extent telehealth can improve outcomes, and it is well worth a read if your healthcare organization (HCO) plans to explore investments in telehealth services now or in the future. No, I’m not talking about The Wall Street

by ndrao | January 21, 2016

3 Real-World Reasons the Scripps Study Failed

The results of a six-month study on the impact of connected devices on chronically ill patients are in – and they’re not good. The Scripps Translational Science Institute found
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