Pixel Health Inks Distribution Deal with Ingram Micro

HOLYOKE, MA 5/6/2021 — Utilizing the healthcare industry’s leading infrastructure assessment tool and its proprietary methodology for linking IT improvements to clinical outcomes, western Massachusetts-based consortium Pixel Health is teaming with $49B technology business leader Ingram Micro Inc. to establish a new sales channel and better serve hospitals and health systems across the United States.…

Price Transparency. Hello? Anybody there?

What if the government issued a regulation and nobody listened? What if those affected simply said, we’re not doing it because we don’t have the resources, we don’t understand what you’re telling us to do, or quite frankly, we’d rather just wait to see if everyone else will listen and get in line?   We’re…

Are you a sitting Duck?

What do ducks on a pond and a hospital dealing with the government’s new price transparency regulations have in common? Each may be setting itself up for trouble.   We recently published an article on the CMS rule: CY2020 Hospital Policy Changes and Payment Rates. The new rule, effective 1/1/21, has received much attention.  …

CMS just changed the Price Transparency Rule: Are You Ready?

Effective 1/1/21, CMS issued CY2020 Hospital Policy Changes and Payment Rates that affect any hospital operating in the US.   About the rule   According to CMS, hospitals under the new price transparency rule – are required to post their pricing online. Pricing data must be made available for both Standard Charges– all of the hospital’s items or services,…

$100M For Telehealth: FCC Connected Care Pilot Program Targeting Services for Low-Income Americans and Veterans

If COVID-19 has taught us anything, it’s the need for robust virtual health capabilities. Unfortunately, the most vulnerable patients, low-income Americans and veterans, are often left behind as a result of poor access to facilities where remote care can be delivered. A new $100M FCC pilot program aims to change that.   At some point…