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In U.S. Health Care, It’s Still the Prices, Stupid – But Transparency and Consumer Behavior Aren’t Working As Planned

Health Populi

I’m glad to be getting back to health economic issues after spending the last couple of weeks firmly focused on consumers, digital health technologies and CES 2019.

How Google is quietly influencing medicine

KevinMD

With nearly 80 percent of internet users searching online for health-related information, it’s no wonder the catchphrase “Dr. Google” has caught on, to the delight of many searchers and the dismay of many real doctors. What’s received little attention from physicians or the public is the company’s quiet metamorphosis into a.Read more. Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more. Tech Health IT Public Health & Policy

The clinical burden of documentation

KevinMD

The purpose of clinical documentation is to efficiently communicate critical data to peers in a readable fashion while meeting compliance and billing requirements. This documentation should not represent a data dump.

The Caveats of CES 2019

Health Populi

According to the Cambridge Dictionary, a “caveat” is, “a warning to consider something before doing anything more.” ” It is fitting that CES is held in Las Vegas, land of high risk and, with a lot of luck, reward.

Google pays $40M to Fossil for mystery smartwatch tech, reportedly from Misfit

Mobi Health News

The deal includes undisclosed intellectual property as well as some R&D personnel

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What Is the Patient Driven Payment Model: How Skilled Nursing Providers Can Get Ahead of PDPM

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Jayne Warwick, director of market insights, PointClickCare. The Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM) is more than just a new name attached to Medicare payment reform.

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A Smarter Home for Healthy Living at CES 2019….and a nod to Microsoft

Health Populi

Health begins at home. I found evidence for that, beyond my own N of 1 understanding, in a research article published in the U K in 2000 by Lyn Harrison and Frances Heywood.

All of Us enrollees can now share health data from their Fitbit accounts with researchers

Mobi Health News

The Fitbit BYOD program is the first digital health initiative launched within the NIH's project to build a longitudinal database of 1 million Americans

Perficient Minneapolis Colleagues Support Annual Toys for Tots Charity Drive

Perficient

Our Minneapolis colleagues dedicated their annual charity drive to Toys for Tots , a national nonprofit that distributes toys to low-income families. Team members brought new, unwrapped toys between Thanksgiving and the week of Christmas.

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Yes, Screen your Children for Presymptomatic Diabetes!

Insulin Nation

We spoke with Marian Rewers, MD, Ph.D., Professor of Pediatrics & Medicine and Executive Director, Barbara Davis Center for Diabetes at the University of Colorado School of Medicine.

2019 MedTech Predictions: Unlocking the Potential of Digital Health

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Amy Sklar, SVP of advanced manufacturing communities, UBM. As reported by Rock Health’s Midyear Funding Review, 2018 got off to a roaring start with $3.4 billion for digital health funding in the first six months of the year.

Seizure-detecting wearable Embrace2 cleared by FDA for use by children

Mobi Health News

The clearance is a first for the relatively underserved epilepsy wearable space

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Apple spreading deeper into Medicare Advantage

Morning eHealth

Verma’s extremely online price transparency push — Event dispatches

Perficient Elevates Chef to Strategic Partner Status

Perficient

Perficient is excited to announce that Chef is moving to a Strategic Partnership. They will join other distinguished partners on this list, including Red Hat, Google, and AWS. These companies represent continually high levels of success and achievement at Perficient.

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UK Digital Health company TestCard wins 'Top Emerging Tech' Award at CES 2019

Lloyd Price

UK Medtech TestCard basked in the glory of star status at the world's most important (and biggest) trade fair this week; CES (Consumer Electronics Show).

Why Healthcare Companies Should Better Protect Medical Data

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Brooke Faulkner, freelance writer. With new technology comes to new terminologies, like cybersecurity. Unfortunately, this new technology also spawns the creation of new methods to bypass security measures.

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The promises of consumer health data dominated CES 2019

Mobi Health News

From on-stage demos to expo floor chit chat, attendees couldn't resist discussing what data collection and analysis could bring to consumer healthcare technology

Can technology mitigate physician burnout?

Morning eHealth

Atul Gawande backs out of HIMSS — More Apple Watch news

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iReceivables Blog Series-Part 1

Perficient

In my iReceivables blog series, I’ll give a high level overview of iReceivables, its pros and cons and will also provide some tips for a successful implementation based on experience I’ve gained over the years.

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“Revolutionizing” Healthcare: How Non-Traditional Players are Shaking Up the Sector

Healthcare Informatics

Could consolidation and contentment among major healthcare stakeholders—both on the provider and vendor fronts—open the door for new disruptors with innovative solutions

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Provider Directories – part 1

HAY on FHIR

So I’ve been sort of following the Validated Directory track at the Connectathon in San Antonio.

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Patients more willing to seek care if they can see cost on smartphone

Mobi Health News

A healthcare and technology survey found that 80 percent of respondents would be more likely to visit a doctor or seek treatment if they could see out-of-pocket cost on their smartphone.

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CVS CEO’s vision for health

Morning eHealth

ONC posts 2019 interoperability reference — Do we know how to use AI responsibly in health

Improving Quality Management with Oracle Cloud Quality – Part 2

Perficient

Welcome back! In Improving Quality Management With Oracle Cloud Quality – Part 1, we covered how Oracle Cloud quality is changing the game of managing quality data. Specifically three pain points!

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JDRF bets that Pandion Can Help

Insulin Nation

We spoke with Anthony Coyle, Ph.D., Co-founder and CEO of Pandion Therapeutics which is located in Cambridge Massachusetts. This interview was stimulated by the JDRF announcement of their investment in Pandion. Paradigm Change.

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The 340B Drug Pricing Program: A Federal Court Enters the Fray

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Ken Perez, vice president of healthcare policy, Omnicell.

Proteus' digital pill is now delivering chemotherapy

Mobi Health News

The sensor-embedded pill will be used to treat and monitor colorectal cancer patients receiving care at Fairview Health Services

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Telemedicine still little used for substance abuse treatment

Morning eHealth

Digital Service seeks seamless vet experience during Cerner install — Techies skeptical of Medicaid block grant

Setting Up The Current Period For New Asset Books

Perficient

As many of you know, making uninformed decisions on implementation projects may prove to be costly. I have had experiences where customers are faced with making decisions but, they were not aware of the implications their choices would have on the project.

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Why It's Time to Embrace Telemedicine

eVisit

What’s this new thing called Telemedicine? For starters, it’s not new! I t’s more than 40 years old and was developed as a way to use improvements in communication technology to bring quality medical diagnoses and care to individuals in remote parts of the world.

Weekender 1/18/19

HIStalk Weekender

Weekly News Recap. Atul Gawande cancels his HIMSS19 keynote without explanation. 24 hospitals in Ontario invoke downtime procedures after a virus brings down their IT systems. TV stock pundit Jim Cramer urges Apple to acquire Epic to bolster its sagging business.

Apple, J&J partner on multi-year study of Apple Watch's health features

Mobi Health News

The collaboration will investigate heart health outcomes and medication adherence among seniors, and is scheduled to begin in 2019.

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GAO: Yo, pick up your patient matching efforts

Morning eHealth

UC your patient data — Q&A with Call9’s Tim Peck

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Oracle Cloud Excellence Implementer – SCM Procurement

Perficient

Perficient’s Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning business unit was recently recognized as an Oracle Cloud Excellence Implementer (CEI) for Supply Chain Management – Procurement.

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