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Direct-To-Consumer Telehealth May Increase Access To Care But Does Not Decrease Spending

Telehealth services are linked to higher overall healthcare spending in a Health Affairs study that concludes that only 12 percent of virtual visits replaced a traditional office or emergency room visit, while 88 percent represented new utilization.

Allscripts accepted onto NHS London Procurement Partnership’s Clinical and Digital Information Systems (CDIS) Framework

In England, Allscripts reports that its software has been accepted into the NHS London Procurement Partnership for Clinical and Digital Information Systems for the EHR, Population Health software, and Innovation categories.

Have a Health-Related Question? WebMD Will Provide the Answer — Just Ask Alexa

Amazon Alexa will begin answering consumer health questions with clinical content provided through a partnership with WebMD.

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  1. Allscripts deal with Nanthealth needs to be investigated in light of the recent Nanthealth funnel back news with their deal

    https://www.statnews.com/2017/03/06/soon-shiong-stock-drop/

    how is this even legal?
    Allscripts purchased a 10% equity stake in NantHealth for $200 million in cash.
    In turn, NantCapital, Soon-Shiong’s personal investment vehicle, made a $100 million investment into Allscripts through a private placement of the company’s common stock.

    what exactly is 2bprecise?
    no ones knows!







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