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