Harvard health policy researcher in NYTimes story: Can virtual office visits cut healthcare costs? #hcr #telemedicine

No surprises in the growth of online health services. And while telemedicine and various forms of virtual visits abound, researchers are still gauging the impact on quality and costs. Harvard researcher Ateev Mehrorta has been following the trend. He's quoted in Saturday's New York Times story on video consults Even as virtual visits multiply, researchers say it … Continue reading Harvard health policy researcher in NYTimes story: Can virtual office visits cut healthcare costs? #hcr #telemedicine

Boston voices in stories on telemedicine and hotels as hospital step-down units

Some Boston links in these story from Health Leaders Media. In a story about telemedicine, Joseph Kvedar, MD, vice president of the Partners' Center for Connected Health in Boston, says that at two recent health industry meetings "every panel and every conversation had something on telemedicine and virtual visits." Telemedicine is taking off, but there … Continue reading Boston voices in stories on telemedicine and hotels as hospital step-down units