Technology

CMS Proposes New Rules for CGM Coverage Among Medicare Beneficiaries

October 29th 2020, 4:33pm

Article

This week, CMS proposed changes to the Medicare Durable Medical Equipment Prosthetics, Orthic Devices and Supplies (DMEPOS) coverage and payment policies which would expand Medicare coverage for continuous glucose monitors (CGMs).

Diagnosing ARDS Earlier and the Development of ICU Delirium in Patients With ARDS

October 21st 2020, 4:37pm

Article

Abstracts presented at CHEST 2020 looked at improving diagnosis of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) with machine learning and the development of intensive care unit delirium in hospitalized patients with ARDS.

Survey Highlights Challenges of Diabetes Management, Potential Impact of Technology

October 19th 2020, 4:38pm

Article

Results from a national survey conducted by the Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists show that individuals living with diabetes feel they are doing everything they can to manage the condition, yet believe more can be done.

The Rise of the Digital-First Health Care Approach

October 15th 2020, 9:37pm

Article

Interactive technology plays an ever-increasing role in our everyday lives, so it only makes sense that this rapidly improving technology is making its way other areas of our lives, including health care.

Smartphone App Unable to Accurately Predict Episodic Migraine

October 7th 2020, 4:59pm

Article

In an attempt to develop a multivariable predictive model for days with new-onset migraine headaches, researchers found episodic migraine attacks were not predictable based on self-prediction or on self-reported exposure to common trigger factors.

Pediatric Asthma Health Care Utilization Following Onset of COVID-19 Pandemic

September 25th 2020, 12:49pm

Article

Following the onset of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, changes in pediatric asthma health care delivery patterns resulted in reduced hospital admissions and systemic steroid prescriptions in Philadelphia.

Anthem, Apple to Study How to Improve Asthma Self-management With Everyday Devices

September 22nd 2020, 12:00pm

Article

The 2-year study will investigate how devices like the Apple Watch and the iPhone can help patients with asthma better manage their condition.

Telemedicine ‘Blueprint’ Introduced to Assess and Triage Patients With COVID-19

September 9th 2020, 1:30pm

Article

Video doctor visits limit spread of disease, help determine health risks to patients.

The Growth of Telehealth During COVID-19 and Its Future After: Dr Patricia Salber Interviews Dr Joseph Kvedar

September 8th 2020, 8:17pm

Podcast

Telehealth has been around for years in the United States, but it was not until the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic that it became so widely used.

Geisinger Recognized as Top Telehealth Network in the United States

September 4th 2020, 12:45pm

Article

Award presented at virtual Telehealth Innovation Forum.