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Additional Charges Brought on $784 Million Telehealth Scam

Additional Charges Brought on $784 Million Telehealth Scam

The owner of multiple telemedicine companies has again been indicted by a federal grand jury for quarterbacking and concealing one of the largest Medicare fraud and kickback schemes pursued by the Department of Justice. Creaghan Harry of Highland Beach, Florida, allegedly billed $784 million in false and fraudulent Medicare claims, more than $247 million of which was paid out, the DOJ wrote in a Tuesday release detailing the superseding indictment. Federal prosecutors allege that Harry and two co-conspirators (who were previously charged and pleaded guilty) sought illegal payments from durable medical equipment (DME) companies related to orders for DME braces…
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Into the Future: Virtual Care Technology in 2050

Into the Future: Virtual Care Technology in 2050

In the future, your doctor will shower with you! Well, not exactly. But here's what one telemedicine expert has to say about the coming evolution of remote care. By Bill Siwicki May 10, 2021 11:56 AM Miles Romney, cofounder and chief technology officer at telehealth company eVisit, paints a vivid, sci-fi-seeming picture of what virtual care will look like in the year 2050.  He starts by describing a hypothetical person's morning shower. The shower stall will be outfitted with a high-tech system, says Romney. Aided by an ocular or neurological implant interface, the system takes a full-body CT scan, while…
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