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Washington is stalled – do we get some breathing room? Remember employers are still driving innovation in healthcare.

For past decade the big moves in healthcare have been coming out of Washington. Clearly a lot of hope and effort has gone into digital health and big data, and employers have always been driving new solutions. However, so much energy has been absorbed reacting to the federal government – first Obamacare and then MACRA. I know this will continue.

New Medicaid rule carves out a place for telemedicine in care networks

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services released its 1,425-page Managed Care Final Rule, a long-awaited update to CMS bylaws which, according to CMS, “aligns key rules with those of other health insurance coverage programs, modernizes how states purchase managed care for beneficiaries, and strengthens the consumer experience and key consumer protections.”

How Commonwealth Does HIMSS

Commonwealth Health Advisors provides their pro tips on how to do HIMSS right. HIMSS 2016 is fast-approaching! Did you know that over 40,000 attendees will fill the exhibit hall housing over 1,300 vendor booths consuming space that totals the area of over 40 football fields?

Healthcare’s Looming Challenge

Six years ago, when I began working in healthcare technology services, I remember some pointed advice I received from a veteran of the healthcare technology space. He knew that I had most recently worked at American Express.

Top 10 Healthcare Predictions For 2016

A thought-provoking and fun re-post from Forbes as we near the year end! As 2015 comes to a close, Frost & Sullivan experts and thought leaders gather together to predict the top 10 trends to expect during the coming year.