Press Releases

Estimating The Economic Impact of a Digital Therapeutic in Type 2 Diabetes.

This paper introduces a novel method to estimate the economic impact of a reduction in A1C by utilizing a large, administrative claims database for a real-world segment of type 2 diabetes patients. The documented A1C reductions achieved through engagement with BlueStar are fractionalized and correlated with fractional cost differences associated with acute utilization, cost of supplies and pharmacy, and the cost of co-morbid complications.Read more

2019 Elected Board Members

WASHINGTON, D.C. – December 5, 2018 – The Board of Directors for the eHealth Initiative & Foundation (eHI) announced the newly elected members of the Board of Directors for 2019. The 2019 Board of Directors will continue to be led by Susan Turney, MD, President and Chief Executive Officer, Marshfield Clinic Health System.

“We are pleased to welcome this prestigious group of industry leaders to our Board. As we move into this era of value-based care it is important to have leadership that reflects the stakeholders that will drive the future of healthcare. The eHI Board reflects the importance of having multi-stakeholders working together to transform healthcare.” Susan Turney, MD, President and...Read more

eHealth Initiative and Cerner Release New Report on Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

eHealth Initiative and Cerner Release New Report on Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

Publication serves as a tool for providers on how use of AI can enhance care

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Nov. 7, 2018 — Lowering costs and improving health outcomes are two of the biggest drivers of expanding the artificial intelligence market in health care. (i) eHealth Initiative, a nonprofit organization working at the intersection of health and technology, and Cerner, a global leader in health care technology, explore this evolving role of AI in a new report titled, Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare.

The brief identifies three key areas for AI implementation in health care: physicians’ clinical judgment and diagnosis, AI-assisted robotic surgery...Read more

The Machines Are Here

eHealth Initiative and Booz Allen Hamilton Explore Healthcare’s Future and Challenges with Artificial Intelligence

WASHINGTON, D.C.—October 30—eHealth Initiative Foundation and Booz Allen Hamilton’s new brief The Machines are Here & are Improving Healthcare: The Influence of Artificial Intelligence on Healthcare discusses how artificial intelligence (AI) technologies are reshaping healthcare. The brief addresses the challenges and barriers to adoption of AI, current federal government initiatives, and where AI may be headed in the future.

“One of the biggest challenges right now centers around the public’s fear of AI” notes Jennifer Covich Bordenick, Chief Executive Officer of eHealth Initiative and Foundation. “We need a comprehensive strategy around...Read more

Health Technology Groups Brief Congress on Opioid Crisis & Technology Solutions


Event Details


Who:  Collaboration between eHealth Initiative, HIMSS, Health IT Now, American Telemedicine Association, Connected Health Initiative, Intel, LifeWIRE Inc., Centene, and Surescripts.
Produced by Health Tech Strategies. Lead Federal Officials invited.

Where:  Room 902 Hart Senate Office Building

When:  Monday, October 1st, 12:30 – 2:30 pm

Multi-Media: Videos of the panel discussions will be available following the event

Washington, DC – On October 1st, 2018 Congress will be briefed by major companies and organizations including the eHealth Initiative, HIMSS, Connected Health Initiative, American Telemedicine Association, Health IT Now, and Health Tech Strategies about technologies being employed to address the opioid crisis.

Just...Read more

The Value of Data Governance in Healthcare

eHealth Initiative Foundation Releases Brief on the Value of Data Governance in Healthcare

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – August 17 – eHealth Initiative Foundation, in conjunction with the Health Care division of LexisNexis Risk Solutions, has released an information brief: “The Value of Data Governance in Healthcare.” It discusses the importance of data governance in today’s analytically driven healthcare environment. Specifically, the brief provides perspectives from healthcare industry executives, shared at a roundtable on the subject, while also defining data governance, data stewardship and access, and their role in healthcare.

“In healthcare’s multi-stakeholder environment, data governance is essential,” said Jennifer Covich Bordenick, chief executive...Read more

American Hospital Association Launches Center for Health Innovation

As providers work to keep up with a constantly evolving healthcare system, the American Hospital Association is launching an innovation center to support that work.Read more

Remote Monitoring Shows Valuable Returns on Investment, Says New Report from eHealth Initiative and Validic


WASHINGTON, D.C. and DURHAM, N.C. – July 26, 2018 - The growing consumerization of healthcare and an increase in the number of people with chronic conditions is putting more pressure on healthcare systems today than ever before. A new report suggests that remote monitoring programs, specifically focused on chronic disease management, offer new strategies for care delivery that mitigate concerning trends and deliver better quality care.

Today, eHealth Initiative (eHI), in partnership with Validic, the leading provider of data connectivity solutions for healthcare, released a report analyzing the driving market trends and subsequent barriers for the adoption of patient-generated health data (PGHD) as part of remote care programs. The report, specifically, delves...Read more

Fourth Patent Issued to LifeWIRE Group


The US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) granted LifeWIRE another patent that covers its pioneering patient communication technology platform that facilitates on-going provider-patient engagement and insight through personalized, automated remote dialogue.

USPTO Patent #10,025,906 is LifeWIRE’s fourth utility patent on which it has based its cloud-based communications platform that enables continuous, two-way dialogue, data collection, and insight between providers and their clients/patients in healthcare and other industries.

LifeWIRE’s portfolio of patents in the US and Canada dates back to 2005. It covers LifeWIRE’s engagement, support, and enhancement of the patient experience while enabling the healthcare provider to better communicate, deliver care, influence and monitor patient behavior.

Howard...Read more

Sharing Behavioral Health Information Amid the Opioid Crisis

eHealth Initiative Foundation Releases Brief on Sharing Behavioral Health Information and Tracking Prescriptions Amid the Opioid Crisis

Washington, D.C. – June 25 – eHealth Initiative Foundation released an information brief, Sharing Behavioral Health Information Amid the Opioid Crisis, that examines patient privacy and security issues related to the epidemic. The brief provides industry perspectives from a recent executive roundtable, held in conjunction with Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, and aims to provide potential solutions for tackling the opioid crisis. It addresses the role of electronic prescribing of controlled substances (EPCS), regulations, and legislation, including 42 Code of Federal Regulations Part 2 (42 CFR Part 2), the Health...Read more