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Cigna to cover telehealth doctor consults

Cigna will begin offering telehealth consultations to some of its members next year after reaching a deal with a Florida-based telehealth company.

E-health technologies spreading in developing nations

The use of e-health technologies, including mobile health, is spreading rapidly in low- and medium-income countries around the world, according to a new report from the World Health Organization

Beacon Community: 4 ways to market mobile health efforts

One in 10 Michigan residents have diabetes--in Detroit that number is more than 16 percent and in some zip codes it's even higher than that. The Southeast Michigan Beacon Community (SEMB), one of

Aetna launches updated iTriage app

Aetna on Tuesday unveiled an updated version of the mobile app, iTriage, which it purchased from Healthagen last December. The new iTriage app allows Aetna customers to research symptoms, locate a...

UnitedHealth partners with mobile health IT companies

UnitedHealth, which has outlined a clear strategy for mobile health, announced Monday that it's partnering with three mobile health information technology (IT) companies. However, the insurance giant

Health IT innovations that marked 2011 continue to roll forward

To anyone involved in the health IT industry, the acceleration in the pace of change over the past year has been unmistakable. Among the major drivers of this change were the HITECH Act incentives

U. of Michigan health informatics program emphasizes IT for patients

The University of Michigan (U-M) has launched a new Master's degree program in "health informatics," which emphasizes the use of information technology in consumer health applications. The field is

GE: At $2.2B spent so far, healthymagination ahead of schedule

GE announced this week that its "healthymagination" program to improve health and grow its healthcare business around the world is ahead of schedule after Year 2, having so far invested $2.2 billion

Hospitals worldwide to increase IT spending

Forty-two percent of hospital chief information officers who responded to a recent international survey said they plan to increase their health IT spending this year. The survey, by U.K. market

Dell: Health IT can drive higher care efficiency

Michael Dell called for increased digitalization of data at the Health Evolution Partners Leadership Summit. Michael Dell, chairman and CEO of Dell Inc., recently laid out his vision of how