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Feds support Teladoc challenge to Texas telemedicine rules

The DoJ and FTC are backing Teladoc in the telehealth vendor’s legal battles with the Texas Medical Board, saying that the board’s restrictive telemedicine rules are anticompetitive and were not appropriately reviewed.

Patient Engagement Survey: Far to Go to Meaningful Participation

Survey responses from the NEJM Catalyst Insights Council Survey on the Patient Engagement finds that 70 percent of health systems are making some effort to improve patient engagement, with most reporting that patient portals are the most effective tool at their disposal.

CMS just announced new flexibility for providers under MACRA. Here’s how to think about it.

The Advisory Board’s Eric Cragun, Senior Director of Health Policy shares his thoughts on the recently announced multi-track timeline options that will be available under MACRA.

Digital Health Startup EverlyWell Announces Public Launch at TechCrunch Disrupt Battlefield, World’s Premier Startup Launch Competition

As Theranos falls from grace, TechCrunch profiles EverlyWell, another consumer-foucsed startup intent on disrupting the lab testing business.

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  1. Presentation from EverlyWell (as well as other startups; note: many are not healthcare related, all are interesting) at the TechCrunch Disrupt SF is live streamed thru Tues 9/13.
    For those who missed and will like to see, you can review on YouTube at
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Upvti_UUyVY
    (EverlyWell starts at 50.03 or at : https://youtu.be/Upvti_UUyVY?t=3013)

    Regrettably, my employer blocks such streaming content and so I stay up to soak all this in.







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