Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce – Healthcare Innovation Breakfast

The Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce (GNFCC) is holding their yearly Healthcare Innovation Breakfast.

John Bardis, former Chairman and CEO of MedAssets will speak on his reading of the “pulse” of healthcare & innovation and philanthropic ventures.

Panel discussion representing healthcare thought leadership including topics of Disruptive Technology, Driving Down Costs, Future Challenges Ransomware, Thriving Businesses and Employees. Panelists include:

– Beth Loudermilk, WellStar, VP Enterprise Intelligence & Integration
– Phyllis Parker, GSU, Executive Director HIT


New York Legislation to Require Payment Parity for Telehealth Services

New York introduced a new bill designed to ensure commercial health plans pay for telehealth services at the same rate the plans pay for in-person services. The legislation, SB 7953, comes on the heels of New York’s long-awaited telehealth coverage law and seeks to add payment parity language to the State’s existing telehealth coverage statute.

National Law Review

Telemedicine connects specialty doctors with rural Alaska patients, minus the travel bill

“For families from rural villages, those appointments mean getting plane tickets, a hotel room, meal vouchers, taxis, and missing work and school,” Lescher said. “Whereas with the telemedicine appointments, we can see them on the video screen from their local clinic and be back at school the same day. It’s a better service for families.”

Alaska Dispatch News


Medical University of South Carolina Selects Vidyo Integrated with Epic to Enable High Quality Telehealth Visits in Electronic Health Record Portals

South Carolina’s large rural population and growing physician deficits have driven demand for improved access to care via telehealth practices. MUSC has leveraged technology from Vidyo for high quality video collaboration to meet the needs of underserved populations across the state for several years.

Business Wire