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HIMSS19 telemedicine developments from American Well, others

Telemedicine remains a hot topic in health IT, and there are plenty of new developments with various telehealth technologies across the show floor at HIMSS19. Integrating with an EHR For example, telemedicine vendor American Well and behavioral health, social services and post-acute EHR vendor Netsmart have debuted a new approach to addressing the growing opioid… Read More »

Control Your Cholesterol: Protect Yourself from Heart Attack and Stroke

February 2019 Print this issue Protect Yourself from Heart Attack and Stroke Have you had your cholesterol checked? Most adults should have a cholesterol test every 4 to 6 years. That’s because nearly 78 million American adults have high levels of the type of cholesterol that’s linked to heart disease and stroke. Cholesterol is a… Read More »

A final HealthNewsReview.org report card from 3,200+ systematic reviews of health care news stories & PR releases

In 2005, as I began building HealthNewsReview.org, I got permission from Dr. David Henry of the Media Doctor Australia project to adopt their news story review criteria. In the ensuing 13 years, no one has ever placed in front of me a solid, specific suggestion for a better set of criteria for reviewing stories about… Read More »