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Google’s Masterplan for Healthcare

The Medical Futurist

Verily, Calico, Deepmind, more than 150 patents in life sciences and countless collaborations with pharma companies. The search engine’s parent company, Alphabet takes its move into healthcare and medicine seriously. We looked thoroughly at what Google in healthcare looks like.

Good Coffee + Engaging Design + Banking = Financial Wellness

Health Populi

Are you a Super-Hero when it comes to saving money and having a solid credit rating? The Capital One Café with Peet’s Coffee wants to make us all financial superpowers, I learned when stopping into one of their storefronts in center city Philadelphia earlier today.

How did EHR designers get control of health care?


Wouldn't it be cool if. ? Wouldn't it be better if. ? Wouldn't it be much easier when we see patients if. ? How come we can't. ?

Major telehealth milestone for VA patients


The Business of Federal Technology reports on the June 11 launch date for a telehealth policy change referred to as “anywhere-to-anywhere,” which allows qualified practitioners to log in to Department of Veterans Affairs telehealth system and treat patients regardless of state licensing rules. Previously, a provider had to be licensed in the state where the patient resides. This lifts that requirement, vastly expanding the reach that a healthcare provider has to serve VA patients.

Digital mental health platform Healios raises $2.9M

Mobi Health News

UK-based digital mental health company Healios has just closed a $2.9 million (£2.2 million) funding round led by Albion Capital and Spice Capital. The platform connects patients to mental health professionals for assessments, treatments, and wellbeing check-ins.

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What I’m listening to…

Design for Health

A great podcast on Self-Awareness on HBR Ideacast: “80% of us are lying to ourselves about whether we are lying to ourselves.” ” -Tasha Eurich. podcasts


CMS relents, opens up smartphone-connected CGMs for reimbursement

Mobi Health News

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will reverse a longstanding unpopular position on reimbursement for smartphone-connected continuous glucose monitors, CMS announced yesterday

Save the Date: Telehealth Technology Summit Planned in New Orleans

Telehealth Blog

A Telehealth Technology Summit (#TTS18) is planned on December 12-13 at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside. TTS18 will feature presentations by telehealth experts and a technology showcase hosted by the National Telehealth Resource Center for Technology Assessment (TTAC).

The True Costs of Diabetes Go Well Beyond the Wallet

Health Populi

The daily life of a person managing diabetes feels many costs: at work, on relationships, at play, during sleep, on time, on mental health, and to be sure, on personal finances. The True Cost of Diabetes report from Upwell details the many tolls on the person with diabetes.

FDA rolls out pre-certification update

Morning eHealth

Congress at work — Cracking the code


The Fourth Wave: Digital Health Update ⋅ Paul Sonnier ⋅ June 20, 2018 ⋅ #331

Story of Digital Health

I made this announcement to 63,460 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.

MedAware partners with Allscripts, Qardio integrates with Greenway Health, and other digital health deals

Mobi Health News

AI-based patient safety company MedAware has announced a partnership with Allscripts that will bring its medication decision support product to the latter company’s EHR system.

The more technology changes, the more some categories will remain

Aging in Place Technology Watch

The more things change… Life expectancy is long – tech attention span from investors and innovators can be short. Reviewing the past 10 years of blog posts ( from 2008 until 2018 ), in the beginning, consider the categories and innovations.

As Medical Cost Trend Remains Flat, Patients Face Growing Health Consumer Financial Stress

Health Populi

When it comes to healthcare costs, lines that decline over time are generally seen as good news. That’s how media outlets will cover the top-line of PwC’s report Medical cost trend: Behind the numbers 2019. However, there are other forces underneath the stable-looking 6.0%

Congress moving on opioid legislation

Morning eHealth

FDA releases draft patient-experience data guidance — Giroir sings tech’s praises

Why CU Anschutz Medical Campus Migrated to Google Cloud


Our healthcare team has been working with the University of Colorado over the past couple of years to overcome critical data challenges in healthcare… and the results are exciting.

Cash incentives, wearable tracker increase steps for ischemic heart disease patients

Mobi Health News

A little bit of cash paired with a wearable activity tracker could be key in motivating people with ischemic heart disease to stay active.


How Artificial Intelligence will Rewrite Mobile App Development?


As we are well aware a popular trend for current businesses and leading technology companies is the use of AI (Artificial Intelligence), and it’s not too different for the Mobile App Development services business.

Consumers Grow to View Food as the Prescription

Health Populi

Taking a page out of Hippocrates, “let food by thy medicine and medicine be thy food,” consumers are increasingly shopping for groceries with an appetite for health, found in research published this week by the International Food Information Center cleverly titled, An Appetite for Health.

OCR wins HIPAA case

Morning eHealth

HHS finalizes Common Rule Delay — Apple to help 911 find iPhone users


Will Amazon, Apple or Google Succeed as the Next Healthcare Disruptor?

HitPoint Blog

Consumer technology giants Apple, Amazon and Google are poised to put heavy footprints on the healthcare technology environment, at the same time new reports of patient dissatisfaction with current hospital EHR solutions are coming out.

In-Depth: Consumer genomics furthers healthcare foothold but privacy, resource concerns persist

Mobi Health News

In the last few years consumer genomics has grown in both its offerings and legitimacy. The industry that was once best known for telling clients if they were Italian or Hungarian is now securing its foothold within the healthcare space.


Weekender 6/15/18

HIStalk Weekender

Weekly News Recap. GPB Capital acquires Maryland-based RCM/EHR vendor Health Prime International. Inspirata acquires Caradigm from GE Healthcare.

IHE ITI Document Sharing Metadata Handbook Published for Public Comment

Healthcare Exchange Standards

Those implementing or improving their XDS or XCA community are the intended audience of this Handbook. As a Handbook, it strives to inform on critical aspects of Metadata management. Please review and comment. Please forward to those with experience. IHE IT Infrastructure Handbook Published for Public Comment The IHE IT Infrastructure Technical Committee has published the following new handbook for public comment in the period from June 13 through July 13, 2018: Document Sharing Metadata - Rev.


CMS seeking comment for crucial data sharing rule

Morning eHealth

OMB attacks CMMI's work — Epic Supreme Court ruling draws rebuff in Washington state


HIStalk Interviews John Talaga, EVP/GM, OnPlan Health

HIStalk Interviews

John Talaga is co-founder and EVP/GM of OnPlan Health of Bannockburn, IL. Tell me about yourself and the company. I’m a co-founder of OnPlan Holdings. I founded HealthCom Partners, which was acquired by McKesson in 2006. We developed introduced PatientCompass, which was the first online account management tool for hospitals. OnPlan Health addresses the market shift to high-deductible health plans.

Benchling gets $14.5M to build collaboration tools for biotechs, pharmas

Mobi Health News

Benchling, which offers a software suite for improving collaboration and productivity among life sciences and biotech researchers, has raised $14.5 million in series B funding. Benchmark led the round, with additional participation by F-Prime Capital and returning investor Thrive Capital


4 Essential Steps in Migrating to an IT Outsourcing Partnership

HitPoint Blog

IT outsourcing is literally a very “big deal” for hospitals: it represents a significant multi-year financial investment, potentially great benefits — and certain risks.

Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase appoint CEO for healthcare venture


Atul Gawande, M.D., was officially named chief executive officer of the three-way partnership's newly formed company to address U.S. employee healthcare


Appropriators slash ONC budget

Morning eHealth

OCR pushes new personal data guidance — More opioid bills get House approval


4 Benefits of a Single Sign On in Healthcare


Wouldn’t it be nice if there was a single sign on (SSO) for your daily work routine? How many moments would be spent helping a patient, instead of staring at a screen trying to remember usernames or password credentials? Take a moment and consider this. How many applications, websites, and dashboards do you have to sign on to in a day? Sometimes once, and other times multiple due to security or session time-outs.


Digital brain biomarker startup raises $15M in Series B funding

Mobi Health News

Mindstrong Health, a company that uses phone activity to measure mental health and behavior, has just closed a $15 million Series B funding round.

Telehealth and Cancer Care

Healthcare Informatics

Perhaps the greatest telemedicine impact has been felt within the cancer community through the continued development of teleoncology

Black Book: Phoenix Rated #1 in Hospital IT Outsourcing for the Second Year Running

HitPoint Blog

For the second year in a row, Phoenix Health Systems has been recognized by healthcare market research firm Black Book Research as first among the nation’s hospital IT outsourcing companies for customer satisfaction and experience. Expanding upon its September 2017 Survey, Black Book increased the total number of responding hospital executives and managers to 4,595 for its May 2018 report.