- Maze

BOSTON—People think it can’t be true, but software has been regulated for decades, said Bradley Merrill Thompson, JD, attorney with Epstein, Becker & Green, during a session on regulatory decisions at mHealth + Telehealth 2015.

 - telemedicine

BOSTON—The new vernacular is healthcare can be challenging even though it’s really just a case of “providers using technology to take care of patients,” said Alan Roga, MD, founder and CEO of StatDoctors, speaking at mHealth + Telehealth World 2015.

 - Congress, House, Senate

A Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee hearing focused on health information blocking included testimony from Allscripts, the American College of Cardiology and more. 

 - pause

To the great relief of many who have called for a pause on the federal Meaningful Use program, the Senate Health Education Labor & Pensions (HELP) Committee announced today it will ask the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to delay Stage 3. 

 
 - Strategy

BOSTON--Most imaging decisions are made based on service line in the hospital and at the end of day nothing is integrated and nothing ties back to the business unit. Lou Lannum, director of MyPractice Imaging Solutions at Cleveland Clinic, spoke during mHealth + Telehealth World about developing an enterprise-wide imaging strategy.