Thursday, September 16, 2021: Health IT

Definitive Healthcare’s stock surged 50 percent after going public on the Nasdaq exchange. The health care commercial intelligence company began trading at $37.25 per share, 38 percent above its initial public offering (IPO) price. Definitive Healthcare Founder and...

Friday, September 10, 2021: Health IT

A KLAS Research and CCM report found that hospital virtual visits are leveling off to below 20 percent of total medical appointments. About 40 percent of hospital executives report that up to 10 percent of their appointments are done virtually and the same percentage...

Thursday, September 9, 2021: Health IT

The Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine (SIDM) released its TeleDx (a.k.a., use of telemedicine for diagnosis) project report. With support from the American Telemedicine Association, Advocate Aurora Health, Teladoc Health, and others, the SIDM conducted an...

Wednesday, September 8, 2021: Health IT

The Justice Department and the HHS Office of Inspector General launched a $4.5 billion audit of telemarketers and telemedicine companies to investigate telehealth fraud during the COVID-19 pandemic. The investigation could offer policymakers insight into the benefits...

Thursday, September 2, 2021: Health IT

Chicago-based CommonSpirit Health announced the health system has deployed Google’s Workspace platform to improve patient and employee collaborations across its 140 hospitals in 21 states. By deploying the platform, the health system has been able to better...