• Telehealth Initiatives in Hawaii
  • PBTRC August 2017 Newsletter
  • Project ECHO Hawaii
  • 2016 USAPI Telehealth Workshop
  • Bill Signing: Act 226 (16) Relating to Telehealth
  • Telehealth Initiatives in Hawaii

  • PBTRC August 2017 Newsletter

  • Project ECHO Hawaii

  • 2016 USAPI Telehealth Workshop

  • Bill Signing: Act 226 (16) Relating to Telehealth

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Latest MACRA, doctor fee rules could bring boost to telehealth, wearablesHealthcare DiveMedicare's final rules under the Quality Payment Program and for physician payment will have some notable implications for health IT. Digging through the nearly 3,000-page QPP rule, the MIPS track could spur innovation in the wearables space, for ... [...]
Thu, Dec 14, 2017
Source: Hawaii Telehealth News
Washington Post3 insights into the impact of net neutrality loss on telehealthBecker's Orthopedic & SpineDuring a Nov. 30 speech in Washington, D.C., U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai said the rollback of net neutrality would enhance telehealth, according to Healthcare IT News. Here are three insights: 1. In the speech, Mr. Pai ...As net neutrality repeal looms, the big question is: Could it help healthcare?Healthcare IT News3 ways the net neutrality repeal could affect healthcareBecker's Hospital ReviewThis Is When the FCC Net Neutrality Vote is Happening — and How You Can Watch ItTIMETubefilter -COED (blog)all 1,012 news articles [...]
Thu, Dec 14, 2017
Source: Hawaii Telehealth News
By: Kate Goodrich, M.D., M.H.S., Director, Center for Clinical Standards & Quality, CMS Chief Medical Officer Medicare and other payers are rapidly moving toward a healthcare system that rewards high quality care while spending more wisely. Foundational to the success of these efforts is having quality measures that are meaningful to patients, consumers, and providers alike. CMS recently announced the “Meaningful Measures” initiative to identify the most impactful areas for quality measurement and improvement and reflect core issues that are most vital to high quality care and better individual outcomes. Each year, CMS publishes a list of quality and cost measures that are under consideration for Medicare quality reporting and value-based purchasing programs, and collaborates with the National Quality Forum (NQF) to get critical input from multiple stakeholders, including patients, families, caregivers, clinicians, commercial payers and purchasers, on the measures that are best suited for these programs. Ultimately, these measures may help patients choose the nursing home, hospital, or clinician that is best for them, and can help providers to provide the highest quality of care across care settings. I am happy to announce that CMS posted the Measures under Consideration (MUC) List for 2018 pre-rulemaking on the CMS website and [...]
Thu, Nov 30, 2017
Source: CMS Blog