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CMS, ACOs and Telehealth - it's kind of a big deal

December 16, 2014

Big news from my favorite punching bag; CMS. Via the Accountable Care Act, CMS launched two Accountable Care Organization (ACO) programs and things have not been going so well.  CMS has...

Secret Agent

December 2, 2014

This last three weeks, I went under cover as a UCSF patient.  No, this was not a covert operation, I had my left knee replaced and I chose to have it done at UCSF.    First off,...

2014 Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare Review #2.1

November 11, 2014

After last week’s teaser here is our second installment of our 2014 review of the Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare. We start with an article about the technology that I consider the...

Pardon the interruption...and now...more Telehealth

November 6, 2014

My apologies for the layoff.  I was chasing the Sports Car Club of America National Championship at Laguna Seca.  I came in 3rd, so I am pleased.     I also used a mobile app...

WebRTC the future of Telehealth

September 21, 2014

Anyone that has heard me speak about the future of Telehealth has heard me speak about WebRTC.  Embedding easy to use video into a web page allows for contextual video interactions,...