CIOs and CMIOs should play an active role in looking at integrating teleservices in care pathways, say CSC researchers. New options for patient engagement that haven’t previously existed open up possibilities for access to care and care at different locations such as the home. That has implications for cost-effectiveness.

With so much on their plates — from meaningful use to ICD-10 — are there good reasons that CIOs and CMIOs should turn their attention to a whole new range of telehealth services on the horizon?

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Source: Putting Teleservices in Care Pathways