Monthly Archives: March 2014

Study: Medical homes cut costs for chronically ill members

By: Heather S. Miller It appears as though Blue Cross Blue Shield was more successful in Pennsylvania with its medical homes than the study conducted by the Journal of the American Medical Association. Click here to read about the study … Continue reading

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Adoption of Telemedicine Predicted to Grow

By: Stephen Siegel Two recent analyses of the telehealth market predict substantial growth in the foreseeable future. RNCOS Business Consultancy Services is predicting a worldwide annual growth rate of 18.5%, while IHS is predicting that the telehealth market in the … Continue reading

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Medical Home Pilot Proves a Disappointment Despite High Hopes

By: Heather S. Miller The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) conducted a study that found that a large medical home demonstration project in Pennsylvania had little-to-no effect on quality, costs, or health care utilization. While the participating practices … Continue reading

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