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Healthcare Media Audit: Analytics Hits Its Stride

Compared to other industries, healthcare has been slower to adopt analytics -- but the buyer discussion is heating up. Changes in laws, regulations, and reimbursement mechanisms mean rapid transformation in healthcare delivery, and IDC analysts predict that 30 percent of providers will use cognitive analytics with patient data by 2018. With 2017 confirmed as the first performance year for MACRA, providers will almost certainly need to embrace new analytics tools to capture and report quality data. 

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Media Analysis Reveals White Space for Technology Leaders

In our new Health IT Media Coverage and Digital Trends Report, we analyzed more than 200 business, technology and healthcare industry publications to see how four of the hottest trends in enterprise healthcare technology were being covered by media in 2016:

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Introducing Merritt Group’s Health IT Media Coverage and Digital Trends Report

Healthcare technology is one of the fastest growing industries in the world. With the U.S. healthcare market predicted to reach $104.5 billion by 2020 and digital health deals totaling $4.2 billion in 2016 — double the amount of investment compared to just three years ago — the business opportunity for health IT companies is tremendous.

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CONSUMERISM IS DRIVING TELEHEALTH GROWTH, AND IT’S HERE TO STAY

Topics: Healthcare Telemedicine

Five National Policy Developments that Advance Telemedicine

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Finally, a Real Chance for Change in Medicare Related to Telehealth & Remote Monitoring

 

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COLLABORATION with Alliance for Connected Care

T his past February represented the first real chance we have had to change Medicare payment policy for telehealth and remote patient monitoring. While the commercial market adopts these tools at a rapid rate, there is virtually no access for seniors in Medicare. This issue got a powerful boost on February 3, with the introduction of the CONNECT for Health Act in both the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives. To take a more in-depth look at this topic, and some of the biggest hurdles in the space, we are hosting a series of blogs from industry expert Krista Drobac. Over the next month we will be featuring several of her most popular posts. 
Topics: Healthcare Telemedicine