Medicare

By Brian Dolan July 13, 2009
After months of rumors and analyst speculation, Highmark CMS has, after all, cut the reimbursement rate for wireless cardiac monitoring MCOT services from $1,123.07 to $754. While some analysts have been anticipating a rate drop on the order of about $200 for the past few months, the rate cut was almost double that. CardioNet, the only pure-play wireless health company that has gone public, is...
By Brian Dolan April 8, 2009
The more than 140 attendees at the eWEEK Presents: Healthcare and IT Wireless session at the CTIA event in Las Vegas last year, edified the claim that wireless health stole the show last week.  "While many industries are making cutbacks, healthcare is one industry that promises resilience and strength. In particular, mobile devices promise a world of new applications for patients and medical...
By Brian Dolan March 5, 2009
John Moore over at Chilmark Research: "We have commented many times before that the whole idea of a USB-based (thumbdrive) PHR is simply a dumb idea". TabletKiosk, launches the MediSlate MCA i1040XT (pictured), the new mobile clinical assistant (MCA), featuring touch screen input. TheCarrot.com, a provider of life-management tracking and reporting that interfaces with the iPhone, announced today...