• I’m Excited About Advancing Value Through Telehealth: Join Me at ATA 2014 – 19th Annual International Meeting & Trade Show

    As Program Chair for the ATA 2014 – 19th Annual International Meeting & Trade Show, I am excited to share with you some of the highlights at this year’s Annual Meeting. For 19 years, the ATA Annual Meeting has been the premier forum for educational updates, making purchasing decisions and establishing collegial relationships in telemedicine, telehealth and mHealth technology.  Our meeting provides […]
  • IOM Releases New Synopsis on Data Harmonization for Patient-Centered Clinical Research

    For those interested in quickly grasping some key issues related to the important topic of how data can be better used to advance clinically relevant research, I am pleased to alert you to the release of a synopsis from the October 31- November 1, 2013 IOM/PCORI Workshop on Data Harmonization for Patient-Centered Clinical Research. This brief document summarizes the major themes […]
  • A Role for Payers Remarks on the Use of Data and Analytics in Support of Preventive Care

    Key to progress in reducing the cost of health care through preventive medicine will be innovation in the increasingly vast array of health and medical data. Additionally, the capacity to use this information to provide support in all the arenas involved in health care will also be critical. These data have the potential to be translated into actionable knowledge and […]
  • UnitedHealthcare and Optum are at 2013 CES

    Dr. Reed Tuckson, executive vice president and chief of medical affairs for UnitedHealth Group, discusses how UnitedHealthcare — the nation’s largest health benefits provider — and Optum — a leading information- and technology-enabled health services business — are deeply invested in the revolution in digital health and how it helps lead to better quality and more cost-effective health care. He […]
  • Health Care Technology at Your Fingertips

    Scores of people from around the world are coming to Las Vegas to see the future of technology at the annual Consumer Electronics Show, the world’s largest consumer technology trade show. What might surprise people is that the next cutting-edge technologies may not be a smart TV or a tablet — they are health-related innovations that are already in their […]
  • When should you turn to an App?

    You have probably realized by now that there are big changes occurring in how health care is approached in our country. In addition to the trend for “patient-centered care,” patients are now being empowered by health information websites, online medical resource guides and even mobile apps, which can track and monitor everything from your weight loss to your glucose levels. Although, […]