- telemedicine

Congressional action, expanding coverage and greater investment are all driving increasing use of telehealth, according to the latest "This Month in Telemedicine" talk from the American Telemedicine Association.

 - Money Maze

Despite the end of Meaningful Use incentive money, the EHR market is likely to continue grpwing over the next four years, according to a report from Kalorama Information.

 
 - Roads

Senators Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) and Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) have reintroduced a bill to cut red tape at the FDA and help boost innovation in health IT.

 
 - fraud

Replacing paper Medicare cards with electronically readable cards could reduce Medicare fraud, according to a recent Government Accountability Office report.

 
 - Sylvia Mathews Burwell

The Senate continued its examination of health IT issues during a Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing that put Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell in the hot seat, fielding questions about Meaningful Use and the ICD-10 transition.