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The Smartphone Is the Consumer’s Personal Health Platform – Implications from Deloitte’s 2018 Survey

Health Populi

American consumers are now viewing their phones an average of 52 times daily, with 39 percent of consumers believing they use their smartphones too much. In fact, 60 percent of 18 to 34-year-olds admit to smartphone overuse, the highest level of any age group.

The Opportunities And Challenges Of Medical Robots

Duane Boise

The medical field has long been defined by advances that make it easier to save lives every day. Medical robots are one such major advancement in modern medicine. They revolutionize the way that medical procedures are performed by executing tasks with efficiency and without human error.

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Will robots replace doctors?

KevinMD

Among the many recurring topics, this year has been the impact of machine learning in our lives, especially the implications for our future work life.

FDA to Divide Cybersecurity Risk Into Two Tiers

Medical Connectivity

Medical devices that contain software, or are software, are subject to the well-known medical device classifications of I, II, III, listed in increasing level of risk and correspondingly increasing degree of FDA scrutiny before marketing.

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New Client Self-Registration is Now Available

Clocktree

Clocktree is making it easier for your practice to register new telehealth clients! A prospective client can visit your Clocktree practice profile, click “Contact Us” and send you a new client request without first receiving an invitation.

Data Privacy and Healthcare Access: Top Issues Shaping Consumers’ Societal ROI

Health Populi

Organizations that address consumers’ data privacy and access to healthcare create greater social brand equity, inspiring people to say nice things about the companies, recommend them as good employers, and be welcomed as businesses operating in peoples’ community.

Join telemedicine’s transformation of the health care delivery model

KevinMD

I came across Dr. Kevin Tolliver’s post, "Beware the Limits of Telemedicine," and found it to gloss over the benefits of telemedicine and the opportunities that increasing telemedicine uptake can afford to the patient and provider.

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What You Really Need to Know about Digital Health

Medical Connectivity

You Won't Find This Information in Publications or Vendor Blogs. Just where does one draw the boundaries around "digital health?". This will be a discussion unlike those you see in publications or hear at trade shows.

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.

“Seeing Is Not Believing:” Consumers Concerned About the Accuracy of Online Health Information

Health Populi

“Seeing is not believing” when it comes to people seeing health information on social networks. Four in five people seeking healthcare information online in social media are concerned about the accuracy of that information served up.

Diabeloop Artifical Pancreas Closer to Release

Insulin Nation

Diabeloop has made rapid progress since its founding in 2015 and has achieved an important milestone with receipt of CE marking in Europe. This positions this closed-loop system for commercial release in 2019.

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Roundup: 12 healthcare algorithms cleared by the FDA

Mobi Health News

As AI cements its role in healthcare, more and more intelligent software offerings are pursuing 510(k) and De Novo approvals.

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Time for Artificial Intelligence to Meet Healthcare Costs

Healthcare Informatics

AI promises to process large amounts of data and make meaningful conclusions out of them, but one of the main barriers is cost

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Pay people for their data – yes, or no?

Society for Participatory Medicine

SPM members Casey Quinlan (yes, yours truly) and Jan Oldenburg were part of a trinity of folks debating the idea of paying people for the data they contribute to the digital economy, in healthcare and in all other sectors.

The Venture Valkyrie’s Next AdVenture

Health Populi

Investor, advisor, operator, podcaster, blogger, speaker, Board member, mentor, mother, wife, volunteer. Take inventory of the many hats of Lisa Suennen, aka the Venture Valkyrie, and you understand why I see her as the Renaissance Woman of Healthcare.

Q&A with Manatt Ventures lead Lisa Suennen

Morning eHealth

FDA floats prescription-and-app policy — IT champion Will Hurd clinches reelection

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How AI and computer vision are reinventing wound care

Mobi Health News

Companies like Swift Medical, Tissue Analytics and Healthy.io replace inaccurate measurements with reliable ones, and that's just the beginning

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CDC IT Leader Details Progress on Developing an EHR Blockchain

Healthcare Informatics

Askari Rizvi, chief of the technical services branch of the CDC’s Division of Health Care Statistics, discusses a CDC-IBM collaboration to develop a proof of concept for an EHR blockchain

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Governance in Healthcare: Information, Content and Knowledge

Perficient

The trend of treating information, content, and knowledge as assets means that ultimately these things need to be addressed and accounted for just like all other assets in a business.

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Five technologies from 2018 Aging 2.0 Optimize

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Interested in innovation in the age-related market? You are based in the west coast or need to be there to do other business? Then you are likely going to attend Aging 2.0’s

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The interoperability 'Golden Spike'

Morning eHealth

Modest Medicare telemedicine increase — Yelp 'beats' CMS at nursing home rating

Pear Therapeutics, Novartis announce commercial launch of reSET

Mobi Health News

As the first prescription digital therapeutic approved by the FDA, the treatment will be distributed and supported by a specialist-staffed service center

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Making Precision Medicine a Reality at Cleveland’s University Hospitals

Healthcare Informatics

University Hospitals is no stranger to precision medicine initiatives and a recent partnership is moving the needle even further

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Dyson set to lead the HealthTech market with Wearable Air Purifiers by 2025

Lloyd Price

Dyson has filed a patent for an interesting new wearable gadget and some are predicting it will become the next big trend in health tech.

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Setting You on the Road to Success with Telemedicine

eVisit

When you made the choice to add telemedicine to your practice, what motivated you? Was it your desire to reduce patient wait times? Did you want a new venture to bring in new revenue? Whatever your motivation was, it brought you here

Apple’s walled garden bites the wallet – but is the world of ‘free’ better?

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Check out this startling sampling of Apple user complaints. ZDNet published a list of Apple complaints posted on Reddit (which has an Apple forum of more than 800K members) – the list was eye-opening and filled with rage about (storage, connector, power) limitations.

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AI-enabled cancer screening platform Ezra snags $4M in seed funding

Mobi Health News

The New York-based startup also launched a beta version of its prostate cancer screening program.

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Weekender 11/16/18

HIStalk Weekender

Weekly News Recap. The VA tells a House EHR subcommittee that it will need to spend an extra $350 million on top of its $16 billion Cerner budget to hire “subject matter experts to grade the implementation efforts of Cerner”.

Matt Hancock’s artificially intelligent NHS needs careful scrutiny

Lloyd Price

Health Secretary Matt Hancock went all out on prevention last week, detailing his ‘better than cure’ vision for the NHS. Securing our nation’s health requires a significant and sustained effort to prevent illness and support good physical and mental health,” he said. “We

Telehealth in Rural Areas: How Health Systems Deliver Better Access to Care

American Well Blog

Approximately 62 million Americans —or one in five people—live in rural areas, while only nine percent of all physicians practice in these settings. This lack of care in rural communities is creating a huge healthcare access issue, resulting in patients driving long distances for care.

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Approved Separate Reimbursements for Non-Traditional Patient Visits

eVisit

One of the main barriers reported by HCPs for not embracing the powerful tool of telehealth has been the lack of reimbursement. November 1, 2018 the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) made a significant step in overcoming this obstacle.

UnitedHealthcare offering Apple Watches to employee wellness plan members

Mobi Health News

First announced in March, the program allows participants to pay off the device's cost by meeting daily fitness goals.

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Lawmakers tee up telemedicine priorities

Morning eHealth

Report: Trump administration has VA privatization plans — Broadband leadership updates

4 Tips For Attracting and Keeping New Patients

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Christine Alfano, senior director of marketing, Vyne. Most practices are looking for ways to keep their chairs full by attracting new as well as continuing treatment with existing patients.

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Brookings Institute : Who should profit from the sale of patient data?

Lloyd Price

Patients’ medical data constitute a cornerstone of the big data economy. A multi-billion dollar industry operates by collecting, merging, analyzing and packaging patient data and selling it to the highest bidder.

Still Bullish on Blockchain: Experts Give a Lay of the Land

Healthcare Informatics

Although there are still more questions than answers regarding the impact that blockchain technology will have on healthcare, many health IT experts remain convinced of its promise

Convincing C-suite to fund cybersecurity

Mobi Health News

Shakira Brown, CEO of SMB Strategic Media, says that to get executive buy-in for cybersecurity funding, you must focus on business value, such as lowering costs, improving productivity, and increasing revenue

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