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Telemedicine fills care gaps

Like a growing number of health insurers, Philadelphia-based Independence Blue Cross has embraced telemedicine because of its potential to connect patients to convenient care.

Insurers harness tech tools for population health management [Special report]

In today’s healthcare industry, it’s no longer enough for health plans to simply reimburse for services and manage risk. They must rethink their business models, moving from serving only their members to improving the health of entire communities. In order to transform these lofty goals from theory to reality, insurers are turning to information technology.