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The Cost of a Healthcare Data Breach is $408 Per Stolen Record, 3X the Industry Average

Health Populi

The cost of a healthcare data breach is $408, nearly three-times the cross-industry average, revealed in the 2018 Cost of a Data Breach Study: Global Overview , from IBM Security and the Ponemon Institute. The average cost per lost or stolen record across all sectors is $148, Ponemon gauged.


Better Late Than Early? The First Mover Disadvantage

Digital Health

I’m sick. I have some nasty bronchitis thing and it sucks. There is nothing worse than a sick healthcare industry person. We are the worst patients ever because we know all the things that can go wrong and we know all the ways we can make ourselves worse. And that makes us even crankier than […].

If Facebook knows me better than my spouse, why does my doctor know so little?


A few months ago, I was on call and admitted a 65-year-old man to the intensive care unit for a flare of his chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).


Study: Prompt monitoring with wearable ECG patch more frequently detects undiagnosed a-fib

Mobi Health News

A take-home wearable ECG could be key in detecting undiagnosed atrial fibrillation, according to a new study published in JAMA this morning. Researchers from The Scripps Research Institute used the iRhythm Zio patch, an ECG screening wearable, to monitor patients with a risk for the condition.


Telemedicine, opioid response tech get a boost in CMS payment proposal

Morning eHealth

VA names Morris officially to head EHR modernization — Banks to lead House Vets’ new Cerner subcommittee

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Analysis: Mental health apps overdiagnose, steer toward self-help

Mobi Health News

While the use of mental health apps has been on the rise, researchers of a recent analysis published by the Annals of Family Medicine, which is broadly critical of these platforms, worry that these apps could lead to unnecessary diagnoses and misinformation about mental illness.

CMS telemedicine expansion could lead to cuts in Medicare base rate

Morning eHealth

What ONC is up to — HITAC task force on interoperability to get underway

How Taking Care of Your Health Boosts Savings Accounts

Health Populi

It will cost about $275,000 for a couple retiring in the U.S. this year to cover their healthcare costs for the rest of their life in retirement, Fidelity estimated. But Americans are notoriously pretty undisciplined about saving money, compared with peers living in other developed countries.

The Fourth Wave: Digital Health Update ? Paul Sonnier ? July 12, 2018 ? #334

Story of Digital Health

I made this announcement to 63,790 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.

Robotics in Dentistry: Yomi

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. The world is a big place. However, since the introduction of the internet, the world just seems to get progressively smaller because of our ability to communicate with people who are leagues away.


Physitrack launches enterprise-focused offerings for its digital physical therapy platform

Mobi Health News

To expand beyond the small- and mid-size employer market, digital physical therapy, telehealth, and patient engagement platform Physitrack has launched two new enterprise-focused offerings for new or current customers

Markup season

Morning eHealth

ONDCP nominee Jim Carroll on PDMP — FCC telehealth plan

In This Eroding Era of Trust, Consumers Look to Doctors Above Banks and Retailers for Trusted Sharing

Health Populi

In this moment post-Cambridge Analytica/Facebook, the launch of the GDPR, and the everyday-ness of data breaches, consumers most trust doctors for sharing personal information. I’ve mined, through my health economic lens, the U.S.

SEARCH2018 Symposium Brings Together Telehealth Researchers Focused on Proving the Benefits of Connected Health

Telehealth Blog

Abstracts deadline extended to July 20th for research in connected health programs.

Android App Development – Questions to Ask before Hiring an Agency


If you are looking to hire a mobile app development company for your Android app development, don’t make it a hasty step! With over 8 million apps currently to be found on the Google Play store, you would want your app to stand out in the crowd.


Smart bandage prototype monitors wound, delivers medication

Mobi Health News

A team of researchers from Tufts University, Harvard Medical School, and Purdue University, have presented academia’s latest take on the smart bandage.


Wilkie advances

Morning eHealth

DNA testing holding up family reunification — Chelsea Clinton joins startup board


Consumers Consider Cost When They Think About Medical Innovation

Health Populi

While the vast majority of Americans say that science has made life easier for most people, and especially for health care, people are split in questioning the financial cost and value of medical treatments, the Pew Research Center has found.

Data Lake as Aggregator – The Critical Role of the Catalog


My previous blog talked about a Data Lake using a Supplier-Aggregator-Consumer analogy and talking about the roles each of these parties play.

Custom Mobile Apps for Urgent Care: Pros and Cons

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Darya Danikovich, IT journalist, Softvelopers. As the healthcare industry is strongly focused on efficient workflow, mobile apps are what can help doctors and patients interact on the go.


Zebra Medical Vision receives its first 510(k) clearance for coronary artery calcification algorithm

Mobi Health News

Kibbutz Shefayim, Israel-based deep learning startup Zebra Medical Vision announced that it has received FDA 510(k) clearance for an algorithm that helps physicians quantify a patient’s coronary artery calcification.


VA pick Wilkie expected to sail through today’s nomination vote

Morning eHealth

House HHS spending bill markup slated for Wednesday — Anti-abortion groups rally around Trump’s SCOTUS pick


A New Era in Ultrasound Diagnostics

New Age Healthcare

M ounting patient population base for chronic and infectious diseases, clinical and technological expansions, and rising demand for minimally invasive diagnostic techniques have boosted the growth of global ultrasound market, which is expected to reach USD 6.86 billion by 2021 at a CAGR of 5.2% ( MarketsandMarkets report, Feb 2017 ). Emerging markets such as China and India, with swelling healthcare expenditure, are providing a huge fillip to the rapidly advancing ultrasound market.

Weekender 7/13/18

HIStalk Weekender

Weekly News Recap. Facebook fixes security holes that allowed third parties to harvest the names and email addresses of people who signed up for its private groups, triggered by a breast cancer group’s concern.

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New Mexico Hospital Battles Addiction with Health Information Technology Apps

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By David Dallago, former chairman, McKinley County Commission. McKinley County, New Mexico, is the namesake of the assassinated 25 U.S. President William McKinley.

CMS new rule: Experts weigh in on big changes to clinical documentation, EHRs and interoperability

Mobi Health News

The "historic changes" announced late yesterday by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, promising big adjustments to its policies around the Physician Fee Schedule and the Quality Payment Program, already have the healthcare industry talking

New Zealand scientists perform first-ever 3D, Colour X-Ray on a human

Lloyd Price

New Zealand scientists have performed the first-ever 3-D, colour X-ray on a human, using a technique that promises to improve the field of medical diagnostics, said Europe's CERN physics lab which contributed imaging technology.


Cloud Infrastructure Challenges Within Healthcare Data


The amount of data being produced/collected is growing exponentially and is predicted to reach 35 zettabytes by 2020. Instead of every company owning and maintaining physical servers, cloud infrastructure has become a popular alternative. Health care organizations require continuous innovation in order to remain cost effective, competent and timely to provide high-quality services.


HIStalk Interviews Eric McDonald, CEO, DocuTap

HIStalk Interviews

Eric McDonald is founder and CEO of DocuTap of Sioux Falls, SD. Tell me about yourself and the company. My background is computer science and mathematics. I founded the company about 15 years ago. We have created an electronic medical record, practice management system, and strong business analytics solution for the on-demand space. That’s also known as the urgent care space, but it is morphing and changing into more what we call on-demand care.

Recognizing the Leaders of Telehealth

American Well Blog

At this year’s Client Forum, hosted in Boston, MA, American Well recognized some of our trusted clients who have been extraordinary leaders throughout their telehealth journey. Clinical Innovation. First in Clinical Innovation , we recognized achievements in clinical use cases, provider adoption and engagement and clinical workflows. It was only a few years ago that Children’s Health was working alongside the Texas State Medical Board to legalize telehealth in the state.

Study: Fitbit steps correlate with standard assessment tools for patient performance status

Mobi Health News

Wearable activity monitors could be useful in assessing the health of cancer patients and making predictions about mortality and adverse events, according to a study published last week in Nature's Digital Medicine partner journal


Zesty Outpatient Portal : Digital Transformation for Outpatients

Lloyd Price

Empower patients to manage their own appointments, read their letters and provide pre & post visit information. It seems incredible, but today, the vast majority of NHS trusts still post paper letters to their patients.

Healthcare Migration to the Cloud


In my most recent blogs I discussed the potential cost savings and other benefits of alternative IT delivery models. In this blog I want to focus specifically on healthcare’s move to cloud based delivery which was one of the delivery models discussed. One thing I have learned in my almost 30 years in healthcare IT management and consulting is that, with rare exceptions, healthcare organizations are not the first to implement new technologies.

150 top places to work in healthcare

Henry Kotula

[link]. Becker’s Healthcare is pleased to release the “150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare | 2018” list, which highlights hospitals, health systems and healthcare companies that promote diversity within the workforce, employee engagement and professional growth.