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More will visit doctors by teleconference under proposed state law
http://www.sun-sentinel.com/business/personal-finance/fl-telehealth-bill-moves-forward-20150217-story.html

ICD-10 delay appears DOA in Congress this year
http://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20141208/blog/312059996&utm_source=AltURL&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=am?mh

Closing the provider gap: How Georgia Regents' telestroke program addresses rural health
http://www.beckershospitalreview.com/healthcare-information-technology/closing-the-provider-gap-how-georgia-regents-telestroke-program-addresses-rural-health.html

Niall Brennan to serve as new CMS chief data officer
http://www.fiercehealthit.com/story/niall-brennan-serve-new-cms-chief-data-officer/2014-11-19

Survey: Yelp Most Popular Site for Online Physician Reviews
http://hitconsultant.net/2014/11/18/yelp-dominates-online-physician-reviews/

Georgia Health Connect Launches regional HIE
http://www.beckershospitalreview.com/healthcare-information-technology/georgia-health-connect-launches-regional-hie.html

Congressman proposes bill to advance mHealth
http://www.govhealthit.com/news/congressman-pushes-use-apps

How the M7 chip in the iPhone 5S is set to drive mobile health forward:
http://www.itproportal.com/2013/10/01/how-the-m7-chip-in-the-iphone-5s-is-set-to-drive-mobile-health-forward/

Fla. Bill Would Require Private Insurers To Cover Telehealth Services
http://www.ihealthbeat.org/articles/2013/8/19/fla-bill-would-require-private-insurers-to-cover-telehealth-services
 
Florida Legislation Tackles Telehealth Reimbursement
http://histalkmobile.com/florida-legislation-tackles-telehealth-reimbursement/
 
Legislator calls for Use of Telehealth Tools to Expand
http://www.fiercehealthit.com/story/state-legislator-calls-expanded-use-telehealth/2013-08-20
 
Insurers to Pay for Some Telemedicine Services in South Carolina
http://www.fiercehealthit.com/story/insurers-pay-some-telemedicine-services-south-carolina/2013-08-26
 
Bill Seeking To Boost Medicare Telehealth Introduced in House
http://www.ihealthbeat.org/articles/2013/9/12/bill-seeking-to-boost-medicare-telehealth-introduced-in-house


Healthcare issues considered by GA legislature 
http://www.georgiahealthnews.com/2014/01/laws-health-year/

 

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