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UnitedHealth Group acquires PatientsLikeMe

Mobi Health News

The online patient community portal will now be incorporated into UnitedHealth Group's research arm, which is focused on health innovation and improvement.

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New Episode of the Tech Tonics Podcast: Zoe Barry: Driving Entrepreneurship from the Fast Lane

Digital Health

When Zoe Barry was a kid, she had two things she wanted to be when she grew up, either a veterinarian or “someone who writes checks.” She gave the first a shot and ended up settling on the second. Today she is CEO of ZappRx and a shining example of how drive and intellect can […].

Kroger Health Thinks Food is Medicine – Nutrition at the Grocery Store Via FMI’s Insights

Health Populi

In reading the July/August issue of Eating Well magazine this week, I came across this ad which I scanned for you to see yourself: “We believe in food as medicine.” ” Signed, Kroger Health.

Perficient Named a St. Louis Post-Dispatch 2019 Top Workplace

Perficient

We are honored to announce that the St. Louis Post-Dispatch named Perficient a 2019 Top Workplace. A team from our global headquarters attended a ceremony at the Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis to celebrate the big win. There, St. Louis Post-Dispatch editors told a packed house of the St.

Telehealth set for big boost with $100M in new funding from FCC

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr has announced the agency will vote to advance a $100 million Connected Care Pilot Program, enabling telehealth expansion for low-income Americans nationwide. WHY IT MATTERS.

New dads often downloaded, responded positively to breastfeeding education app

Mobi Health News

Researchers found that 80% of dads who received the Milk Man app downloaded it.

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Healthcare Costs Inspire Employer Activism and Employee Dissatisfaction – What PwC Found Behind the Numbers

Health Populi

In the U.S. each year between 2006 and 2016, employees’ healthcare cost sharing grew 4.5%. In that decade, Americans’ median wages rose 1.8% a year, PwC notes in their annual report, Medical cost trend: Behind the numbers 2020 from the firm’s Health Research Institute.

Why Data Now Makes Every Company a Tech Company

Perficient

Along with countless others in the IT consulting space, I’ve written about the challenges facing businesses as they undergo their various digital transformation initiatives.

Telehealth holds appeal for seniors, survey shows

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Better access to healthcare professionals and faster service are among the top reasons senior citizens are willing to embrace telehealth technologies, according to a survey sponsored by vendor American Well. WHY IT MATTERS.

How healthcare systems are preparing for innovation with patient experience front and center

Mobi Health News

Provider organizations have missed the mark with patient experience in the past, but involving patient voices on panels and "listening tours" may be key to improving in the future.

The State of Behavioral Healthcare – #HITsm Chat Topic

Healthcare IT Today

We’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 6/28 at Noon ET (9 AM PT).

Talk to Me About My Health, Medicare Advantage Beneficiaries Tell J.D. Power

Health Populi

Cost is the major reason why Medicare Advantage plan beneficiaries switch plans, but people who switch also tend to have lower satisfaction scores based on non-cost factors. Those ratings have a lot to do with information and communication, according to J.D.

4 Strategies to Make CX a Competitive Differentiator

Perficient

I have two pieces of old news to report. First, the world is changing faster than ever. The second piece of old news: customers are more empowered than ever and have almost complete control over their own journey. So, what is the real news today?

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Using Telehealth to Treat Depression in Elderly Patients

Health Recovery Solutions

Depression can be caused by a number of environmental, social, and biological factors and shows different symptoms as we age. With the elderly population growing, it is important to understand the symptoms and treat them effectively. Enter telehealth.

What is holding back digital health innovation?

Mobi Health News

Reimbursement, data interoperability and risk aversion each have healthcare leaders second guessing technology-led innovations

You might be an #HITNerd If…

Healthcare IT Today

You might be an #HITNerd If… you are excited for the Promoting Interoperability final rule to be published while reading the information blocking rule and pondering on the implications of TEFCA… on a beach. Find all our #HITNerd references on Healthcare IT Today.

The Venn Diagram of Health, Aging, and Caregiving

Aging in Place Technology Watch

You see it in the media and hear about it with investors. Digital Health is in its bubble of $8.1 billion in 2018 , which amounted to 8.6 % of VC investments , despite limited exit strategies – but investors love it. Startups focused on the aging/technology space, however, receive only 0.7%

Reimagining the Way Life Sciences Companies Do Business

Perficient

Digital transformation is a term that is being thrown around quite a bit in every industry and sector. But it is frequently misunderstood or misrepresented. Companies are trying to stay relevant and current by adopting specific new technologies to claim their move towards digital transformation.

Optimum Healthcare IT Named Top Developing HIT Advisory Firm in KLAS Report

Optimum Healthcare IT

Optimum Healthcare IT named as the top-rated developing HIT Advisory Services firm as outlined in the KLAS HIT Advisory Services 2019 report. The post Optimum Healthcare IT Named Top Developing HIT Advisory Firm in KLAS Report appeared first on Optimum Healthcare IT.

Women Who Tech supports healthtech innovation in Europe with new challenge

Mobi Health News

Ten women-led, early-stage healthtech startups with a footprint in Europe will be selected to pitch in Paris in October to win a $50,000 equity-free grant

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Blockchain in Healthcare – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 13

Healthcare IT Today

For the 13th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re talking about Blockchain in Healthcare. Everyone has no doubt seen talk of blockchain in the news. Maybe you didn’t realize it was blockchain since they called it bitcoin or ethereum or some other term that uses blockchain.

UnitedHealth scoops up health tech startup PatientsLikeMe

FierceHealthIT

Health insurance giant UnitedHealth Group acquired health technology startup PatientsLikeMe, an online network for people living with chronic conditions

Creating Holistic Digital Experiences for Healthcare Events pt. 2

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Price transparency order headlining the week

Morning eHealth

Stepped-up Iranian hacking activity seen — Dispatch from Aspen

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Canadian wellness incentive app Carrot Rewards shuts its doors

Mobi Health News

The service's million-plus registered users will retain any reward points processed prior to the shutdown

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Do You Still Need a Resume if You Have LinkedIn?

Healthcare IT Today

With the popularity of LinkedIn and the importance of optimizing your LinkedIn profile for SEO purposes, you may be wondering about whether it is worth the time, effort, and even expense to craft a quality resume.

Advancing Physical Therapy with Telehealth

Health Recovery Solutions

“I don’t have to make sure my house is clean, or my hair is done and I have makeup on as when the physical therapist comes to the house. I can do my exercises in my housecoat.” - Yale School of Medicine Telerehabilitation Study Participant.

Microsoft Teams Direct Routing Health Dashboard

Perficient

Not long ago I posted a blog series on Direct Routing , which I highly encourage you to check out if your organization will be going this route.

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Health IT leadership shakeup

Morning eHealth

Baby steps for FCC’s telehealth pilot — BadRabbit strikes 4 hospitals

Pfizer working with Finnish tech startup to improve patient adherence

Mobi Health News

The pharmaceutical giant will offer Popit’s pill detection device to rheumatoid arthritis patients

Fear and Confusion Over the Software and Artificial Intelligence Revolution Reaches the FDA

Healthcare IT Today

Society is being doubly convulsed by the revolutions of software and artificial intelligence. What passes for a moderate observation is the 2011 statement by Marc Andreessen that “Software is eating the world.”

Essential Telemedicine Terms Clinicians Should Know

Enzyme Health

Applying for telemedicine jobs and want to stand out? Just getting started in the field? Here’s the essential telehealth terminology that will put you ahead of the curve. This quick telehealth glossary covers the basic terminology telemedicine clinicians should know.

Northwell Health Overcomes Self-Service Analytics Challenges

Perficient

Perficient is excited to share the on-demand recording of our HIMSS 2019 educational session presentation. The session showcases a comprehensive analytics and data strategy solution developed in partnership with Northwell Health. Northwell Health is the 14th largest health system in the U.S.

Avoid the Mistakes that Your Healthcare Startup Competitors Are Making

MedTech Boston

Jodi Amendola walked out of college and right into a world she knew nothing about. That’s a pretty common story — most. The post Avoid the Mistakes that Your Healthcare Startup Competitors Are Making appeared first on MedTech Boston.