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The US Covered Nearly 50% of Global Oncology Medicine Spending in 2017 – a market update from IQVIA

Health Populi

“We are at a remarkable point of cancer treatment,” noted Murray Aitken, Executive Director, IQVIA Institute for Human Data Science, in a call with media this week.

The Fourth Wave: Digital Health Update ? Paul Sonnier ? May 23, 2018 ? #327

Story of Digital Health

I made this announcement to 63,032 members of the Digital Health group on LinkedIn. If you’re on LinkedIn, please do join the group , which allows you to opt in to receiving these announcements in addition to connecting with thousands of other global stakeholders in digital health.

Health Care for a Typical Working Family of Four in America Will Cost $28,166 in 2018

Health Populi

What could $28,166 buy you in 2018? A new car? A year of your child’s college education? A plot of land for your retirement home? Or a year of healthcare for a family of four?

With integration, Buoy Health, Circulation hope to create end-to-end acute care experience

Mobi Health News

Buoy Health, an online platform that uses an AI chatbot as a gateway into healthcare treatment, has teamed up with Circulation, a technology startup that helps connect patients in need of medical transport

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GDPR

Last year, we hosted the 2017 MVP Awards across three of our sites. In order to get ready for this year’s coming awards across even more of our sites, we’re catching up with some of our judges from the previous awards who offered their time and insight to make the awards even better. Take a look!

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Swiss startup launches, aims to commercialize blood pressure bracelet

Mobi Health News

In the past checking your blood pressure generally meant a trip to the doctor's office—or at least a pharmacy. But that could be changing.

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Experts chime in on VA's next steps for Cerner deal

Morning eHealth

Scholars say health IT can increase gap between haves and have-nots

Telehealth Talk: Telehealth Journey with Rosalyn Perkins (Episode 19)

Telehealth Blog

Episode 19 features Rosalyn Perkins, MNSc, CNP, WHNP-BC, Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner and Director of Operations for the Center for Distance Health ANGELS Telemedicine program at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

The Healthiest Communities Are Built on Education, Good Food, Mindfulness, and the Power of Love

Health Populi

Be the change you wish to see in the world, Gandhi has been attributed as saying. This sentiment was echoed by Lauren Singer last Friday 18th May as we brainstormed the social determinants of health and the factors that underpin healthy communities.

J.D. Whitlock, CIO, Dayton Children’s Hospital, Chapter 1

Health System CIO

Although some CIOs might dread conversations with clinical leaders asking for new EHR functionalities, J.D. Whitlock welcomes it — because it’s much better than the alternative. When J.D.

Patient medication, health management platform CareZone raises $50M

Mobi Health News

This morning CareZone, a platform for managing chronic illness and organizing health information, announced that it landed $50 million in a series D funding round led by NEA, with participation from McKesson Ventures, and Marc Benioff. This brings the company’s total funding to $150 million.

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Athena’s shareholder quandary

Morning eHealth

Judiciary committee advances opioid bills — Senate appropriators endorse FDA hike

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Telehealth 101 Available Online and On Site

Telehealth Blog

The South Central Telehealth Resource Center offers Telehealth 101: The Easy Basics of Telehealth and Telemedicine online and on site. This interactive 1-hour session helps participants: • Understand basic definitions. Discover benefits. Identify potential applications. Explore technology.

The Healthiest Communities Are Built on Education, Good Food, Mindfulness, and the Power of Love

Health Populi

Be the change you wish to see in the world, Gandhi has been attributed as saying. This sentiment was echoed by Lauren Singer as we brainstormed the social determinants of health and the factors that underpin healthy communities.

5 things that confuse me about health care today

KevinMD

Say we met ten years ago. And you asked me: Would health care delivery be more complicated in the future? I would've said, "No, it would be simpler!" Pointing you to technology trends, I would’ve told you that health care transactions will indeed become more automated, much simpler.

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Employee wellness platforms Virgin Pulse, RedBrick Health to merge

Mobi Health News

This morning, the employee wellness and health engagement platforms Virgin Pulse and RedBrick Health announced that they are merging under the Virgin Pulse name.

More experts weigh in on Cerner deal

Morning eHealth

Supreme Court sides with Epic — Researchers question PDMPs’ effect on drug overdoses

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Trump administration policies could account for $1,000 average increase in ACA premiums

FierceHealthIT

Two federal policies—a proposal to expand short-term plans and the repeal of the individual mandate—could add thousands of dollars in premiums to benchmark plans, according to an analysis by the Center for American Progress. Those increases vary widely depending on which states have policies to counteract the impact of federal changes

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The Healthiest Communities Are Built on Education, Good Food, Mindfulness, and the Power of Love

Health Populi

Be the change you wish to see in the world, Gandhi has been attributed as saying. This sentiment was echoed by Lauren Singer as we brainstormed the social determinants of health and the factors that underpin healthy communities.

Do Medicare providers located at a Distant Site have to be hospital-based to provide services?

Telehealth Blog

Do you need technical assistance? Click here to submit a question online or call us toll-free at 855.664.3450 during standard business hours. (8 8 AM – 4:30 PM CST). Q: Per Medicare regulations, do the providers at a distant site have to be hospital-based or can they be in a private setting – for example, a group of pulmonologists who want to create a telehealth system on their own? A: Research indicates that there are no restrictions on the location of the distant site provider.

Hinge Health RCT finds digital program yields significant reduction in knee pain, stiffness, surgery intent

Mobi Health News

San Francisco-based Hinge Health has completed a randomized control trial of its digital care program for chronic knee pain.

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Senate passes big VA bill

Morning eHealth

Disappointing results for CMS value-based-care scheme — Elsewhere in Congress

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CBO: ACA premiums to jump 15%, uninsured up 3M in 2019

FierceHealthIT

The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office estimates that premiums in the ACA exchange market will jump by double digits next year, mainly driven by the GOP's repeal of the individual mandate

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The Healthiest Communities Are Built on Education, Good Food, Mindfulness, and the Power of Love

Health Populi

Be the change you wish to see in the world, Gandhi has been attributed as saying. This sentiment was echoed by Lauren Singer last Friday 18th May as we brainstormed the social determinants of health and the factors that underpin healthy communities.

A Hippocratic Oath for technology

KevinMD

Modern technology needs to do better. This is the message delivered by every CEO after every Silicon Valley scandal in recent memory. This time, they should really do it. Medicine can show them how. Let's have the professionals building our future abide by industry-wide standards, just as doctors do.

UK government looks to AI to prevent disease, boost industry

Mobi Health News

The British government is now turning to artificial intelligence as an avenue for early cancer and chronic disease detection. This morning, Prime Minister Theresa May announced plans to invest in AI technology development for the healthcare sector as part of her industrial strategy.

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Mobile Dental Van for Fixing Drought-Stricken Farmers’ Teeth in Australia

KB Dental Consulting

Many dental professionals travel around Australia in order to provide basic dental services to vastly sparse rural and farm communities in drought-stricken regions. Historically, drought has been a problem in many regions of the world including Australia and the consequences for the farming community has been disastrous. One of the first warning signs of dehydration is dry mouth which in turn is not producing saliva and becomes an ideal breeding ground for bacteria putting oral health at risk.

Emergency doctors: Hospitals aren't 'fully prepared' for natural disasters, mass casualty incidents 

FierceHealthIT

Emergency doctors are warning that hospitals aren't ready for disasters or mass casualty incidents, especially given ongoing shortages of crucial drugs and supplies. About 93% of respondents to a survey from the American College of Emergency Physicians said their hospitals were not "fully prepared" for a disaster

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Telemedicine and Rare Mesothelioma Cancer

The Arizona Telemedicine Program Blog

Thanks to the rise of telemedicine, medical professionals are more able than ever to meet with patients, even when those patients are unable to leave home.

Industry Organizations Praise Senate Passage of VA Mission Act

Healthcare Informatics

The U.S. Senate on Wednesday passed, by a vote of 92-5, a major Veterans Affairs (VA) reform bill that includes health IT-related provisions to improve health data exchange between VA healthcare providers and community care providers

ClearCare launches API to connect home care to healthcare

Mobi Health News

Home care technology company ClearCare has launched Home Connect API, a new technology that will allow home care agencies to connect directly to health plans and hospitals for referrals, care management, and billing

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With new approval, MemoryMD preparing to distribute its wearable EEG system

Mobi Health News

New York and Palo Alto, California-based MemoryMD have recently received FDA clearance for a disposable 19-channel EEG headset, called the NeuroCap

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Virtuagym gets $7M for enterprise, consumer-facing fitness apps

Mobi Health News

Amsterdam-based fitness app company Virtuagym has raised $7 million (6 million euros) in its second round of funding. European tech investor Endeit Capital led the round.

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Eye telemedicine company Simple Contacts lands $16M in funding

Mobi Health News

Eye telemedicine company Simple Contacts announced it raked in $16 million in Series B funding at the end of last week. The latest round, which was led by Waypoint Capital Partners with participation from returning investors Goodwater Capital, Steven Cohen, executives from Flatiron Health and a number of ophthalmologists, brings the company’s total funding to $26 million.