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Care Management Weekly News Update 6/30/21

Posted by DeAnn Dennis on Wed, Jun 30, 2021 @ 01:54 PM

Interoperability Now Needs To Go Beyond EHRs to Include the Larger Digital Health Ecosystem

The next step in the evolution of interoperability will involve examining data flows in digital healthcare, according to panelists at the American Telemedicine Association's annual conference. This includes looking into how data sharing will support telehealth, remote patient monitoring and programs involving wearables.

Bipartisan Bill Requires Medicare to Cover Breakthrough Devices After Approval From FDA

The legislation, introduced in the House on Wednesday, would require Medicare to cover all breakthrough products approved by FDA for four years. During that time, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) would determine whether coverage should be permanent. 

AI Deployments Accelerating Across an Array of Complex Use Cases

From clinical applications to business functions, AI and machine learning have many roles to play – and healthcare providers increasingly are making use of them.

7 Terms Doctors Should Know About Social Determinants of Health

The AMA recognizes that public health is often determined by factors outside the health care system and is committed to addressing the social determinants of health to improve health outcomes for all Americans.


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