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Physicians Don’t Talk Enough with Patients About Non-Medical Needs

Health Populi

Most patients wish their doctors would have a conversation with them about non-medical issues. The Doctor-Patient Conversation , a survey conducted for the Samueli Foundation by the Harris Poll, examined how patients feel about their health, healthcare, and relationships with physicians.

Harnessing Early Adopters in Health IT

Mobile Health Matters

Part of the thrill of working in health IT comes from bringing something more than just a cool widget to market. As a nurse myself, I want to help fellow clinicians with software that solves problems.

Slow thinking and machine learning in medicine

KevinMD

Recently, several high-profile institutions have called attention to the issue of inclusion and equity when artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms are applied in medicine.

5 ways AI is already being used in healthcare today

Mobi Health News

Here’s a look at how organizations are deploying artificial intelligence and machine learning for uses cases ranging from doctors assistants to social media and more

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3 Healthcare Technology Advances Transforming the Industry

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Kristin Savage writes regularly on the Pick Writers blog and occasionally contributes to other educational platforms. Technology has become an inseparable part of our lives.

More People Using Meditation and Yoga as Medicine, Especially Women

Health Populi

While overall adoption of meditation and yoga in the U.S. substantially grew between 2012 and 2017, many more women than men use these holistic medicine approaches. In 2017, 14.3% of American adults 18 and over did yoga, 14.2% meditated, and 10.3% saw a chiropractor.

Medicaid proposal paves way for telehealth

Morning eHealth

Report: Google Health gets a new boss — Tech titans keep eyes on Washington

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Amazon adds to its list of HIPAA-eligible machine learning tools

Mobi Health News

Amazon Translate, Amazon Comprehend and Amazon Transcribe will now be HIPAA eligible.

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Startups: Success, Failure and Solving Health System’s Problems

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Some of the biggest problems that investors, entrepreneurs and startup leaders need to solve was the point of a discussion during an opening session of an innovation summit hosted by DreamIt in Tampa in November.

The Growing State of Diabetes in America on World Diabetes Day 2018

Health Populi

Diabetes is a family issue, and its prevalence is growing in America. November 14, 2018, is World Diabetes Day , and the International Diabetes Federation reminds us that this condition impacts the whole household — not just the person diagnosed with diabetes. Why the family?

Spotlight on patient safety

Morning eHealth

VA EHR hearing next Wednesday — Supreme Court passes up net neutrality case

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Seven Best Practices for Optimizing EHRs Clinically and Financially

Healthcare Guys

Healthcare facilities struggle with knowing if they are using their EHRs to the full potential. There are ways to alleviate the confusion and optimize your EHR for combined clinical decision making and operational effectiveness

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GlaxoSmithKline, Novartis and more pharmas made big bets on digital health in Q3 2018

Mobi Health News

MobiHealthNews tracked investments, pilots, partnerships and app launches from major pharma companies during the quarter

The health consequences of cannabis use for diabetics

Insulin Nation

Reports on the health consequences of cannabis use are mixed. There have however been studies done that suggest there are health consequences, so those considering medical cannabis should read up on the research before blindly following the crowd. Latest research shows A1C does not benefit and DKA events double. Treatment for Neuropathy Pain ( link ). Improved insulin sensitivity for type 2 diabetes treatment ( link ). Recurrent diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) in patients with type 1 diabetes.

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Healthcare Is Local: Channeling Tip O’Neill in the 2018 Midterm Election Results

Health Populi

As Tip O’Neill’s mantra goes, “All politics is local.” ” In the U.S. 2018 midterm elections, healthcare voting seems to have translated as a local issue, falling into O’Neill’s axiom.

At last, an agreement to buy athenahealth

Morning eHealth

The demise of Driver — Project ECHO’s popularity is its biggest challenge

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Six Health and Aging Technology Blog Posts from October 2018

Aging in Place Technology Watch

October – autumn leaves drift down and large events gear up. Traversing the trade show world, so much tech, so little time. And other shows await, including Aging 2.0 Optimize in California , GSA in Boston , Innovations in Longevity in DC (see you at there!)

Samsung Galaxy smartphones control Insulet’s tubeless insulin pump

Mobi Health News

The Omnipod Dash Insulin Management System will initially be controlled using a dedicated Galaxy smartphone, but could eventually integrate with personal devices as well

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Could bacteria be causing diabetes?

Insulin Nation

The relationship between gut bacteria, genetics, and T1D risk is a complicated picture, but multiple studies indicate that gut bacteria is an essential factor. TEDDY.

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The Future of Digital Health, According To Accenture’s Sumit Kimar Nagpal

Electronic Health Reporter

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Hedge fund, VC said to buy athenahealth

Morning eHealth

An app to get more birth control under the Bible Belt — Wilkie bullish on VA reforms

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Aging in place -- big talk, but do people really believe it?

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Who doesn’t want to live in their 'forever' home? After all, AARP has surveyed us for 2018 – staying there is apparently what 76% want, though only 59% expect that they will. But responders also know that you can’t always get what you want.

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GetWellNetwork acquires HealthLoop to bolster its digital patient engagement platform

Mobi Health News

The resulting integrated platform will be known as “GetWell Loop,” and will include support for care pathways, remote patient monitoring, virtual check-ins and other capabilities

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The Fourth Wave: Digital Health Newsletter — Nov 9, 2018 — No. 111

Story of Digital Health

The Fourth Wave: Digital Health Newsletter — Nov 6, 2018 — No. My newsletter for Nov 6, 2018 is viewable here and inline text below, without images. Sign up for free, here. JOIN THE 65,000+ MEMBER DIGITAL HEALTH GROUP ON LINKEDIN!

Governance in Healthcare: Information Assists Consumer Experience

Perficient

Day after: Surveying the aftermath

Morning eHealth

Medicaid expansion a hit — Research roundup

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Joyce Lee, Doctor As Designer talks design thinking — Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

Joyce Lee MD MPH brings design thinking to academic medicine, and is making a difference in the lives of patients and clinicians by bringing them together in a learning health system. Joyce is a pediatric endocrinologist on the faculty at the University of Michigan.

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International study puts AliveCor's smartphone ECG on par with 12-lead system

Mobi Health News

The investigation compared tests from 204 STEMI patients presenting in five different settings.

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Weekender 11/9/18

HIStalk Weekender

Weekly News Recap. Google hires Geisinger President and CEO David Feinberg, MD, MBA to develop its healthcare strategy across its business units. Bedside patient engagement company GetWellNetwork acquires HealthLoop, a Silicon Valley-based developer of automated messaging for follow-up care.

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The Future of Medicine is a Doctor-Patient-AI triangle where machines augment clinical care and diagnostics

Lloyd Price

The future of medicine is a physician-patient-AI golden triangle, one in which machines augment clinical care and diagnostics—one with the patient at its heart.

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Wave breaks on GOP House control

Morning eHealth

AI: smart in all settings? — HHS gears grind on

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Joyce Lee, Doctor As Designer talks design thinking — Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

Joyce Lee MD MPH brings design thinking to academic medicine, and is making a difference in the lives of patients and clinicians by bringing them together in a learning health system. Joyce is a pediatric endocrinologist on the faculty at the University of Michigan.

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Cigna rolls Happify Health, iPrevail into mental health offerings

Mobi Health News

The digital platforms are expected to help customers manage anxiety and depression.

“It’s 2018, and We Still Have No Idea If Mobile Healthcare Apps Work”

mHealth Insight

It’s 2018, and We Still Have No Idea If Mobile Healthcare Apps Work by Milos Mudric (1 6 Oct 2018). mHealth Insights. “What was the promise of reduced admissions and improved health outcomes in patients?

Telemedicine - Convenience Versus Caution

Lloyd Price

Telemedicine is not a new concept. Its proponents say it will reduce costs and improve access to medical care. In other words, it’s intended to be inexpensive and convenient. Unfortunately, that promise has only been partially realized.

Data Lake and Information Governance – The Key Takeaways

Perficient

A Data Lake can be a highly valuable asset to any enterprise, and there is a myriad of technology solutions available for leveraging the processes to feed, maintain and retrieve information from the Lake. But all this technology is, if not worthless, significantly less valuable, if the environment is not well governed and managed. This is the primary Takeaway to keep in mind when a Data Lake solution is being considered – or is already in place but needing improvement – by any organization.

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How To Get Started With Outsourcing Medical Billing

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Ashly Williams, freelance writer, Billing Solutions. For owners and managers of treatment centers, outsourcing your billing process makes perfect sense. The process of managing your billing process requires time and resources.

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