The two medical centers will serve as national coordinating centers for telehealth and receive an initial $600,000 grant to expand research.

One of the country’s most prolific opioid manufacturers has launched a study with Geisinger Health System to see if wearables can decrease opioid use.

In 10 years, hospitals will be outfitted with a centralized clinical command center, wearable sensors and interoperable medical records.

Health payers have already begun testing blockchain solutions and many have plans to deploy the technology over the course of the next year.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is exploring the use of blockchain to simplify information sharing about public health events.

A new VA proposed rule would override state licensing restrictions, allowing physicians to treat patients anywhere in the country via telehealth.

Lawmakers and telehealth advocates were predictably pleased with the Senate’s passage of bipartisan legislation that would extend telehealth benefits.

Two new challenges from HHS will review low-cost, scalable digital tools to curb childhood obesity and provide virtual care to pregnant women.