Report: Cancer death rates declined between 2001 and 2017

FierceHealthIT

In the midst of an otherwise unsettling week on the health front, researchers provided a glimmer of good news: Cancer deaths have continued to drop

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Missed Opportunities in Healthcare – #HITsm Chat Topic

Healthcare IT Today

This week’s chat will be hosted by Michelle Currie (@mshlcurrie) on the topic “Missed Opportunities in Healthcare” When I graduated from UCSF with a master’s degree in Clinical Informatics in 2001, I felt like the […].

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The Remoteness of Work

Perficient

You’re really missing the full impact without the 2001 soundtrack in the background.). Today, I led our Digital Health Solutions town hall about remote work from… space. At Perficient we continue to adapt to the new realities, including trying to surprise each other while we can.

The High Cost-of-Thriving and the Evolving Social Contract for Health Care

Health Populi

23% of households had zero or negative net worth in 2017, up from 16% in 2001. Millions of Americans have to work 53 weeks to cover a year’s worth of household expenses. Most Americans haven’t saved much for their retirement. Furthermore, the bullish macroeconomic outlook for the U.S.

A Profile of People in Medicare Advantage Plans – HealthMine’s Survey of “Digital Immigrants”

Health Populi

As digital immigrants, older people are, in the words of Prensky’s 2001 observation, “now in the process of learning a new language.” There are over 60 million enrollees in Medicare in 2019, and fully one-third are in Medicare Advantage plans.

Medicare Members Are Health Consumers, Too – Our AHIP Talk About Aging, Digital Immigrants, and Personalizing Health/Care

Health Populi

Digital immigrants, first coined by Marc Prensky in 2001.

Pump Therapy to the Rescue for Type 2 Diabetes?

Insulin Nation

When I first learned that I had Type 2 diabetes in 2001, I thought my world had come crumbling down right before my eyes. I’d been eating delicious things all my life and couldn’t bear the thought of having to do without.

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Health Costs for People with Diabetes is 3.6 Times More than Average

Insulin Nation

According to a Reuters report , people with diabetes on these two public insurance programs saw decreased out-of-pocket spending between 2001 and 2011. A new study confirms what many with diabetes have known all along – that staying healthy comes at a steep price.

Telehealth and Underserved, Vulnerable Populations: Prisons, Schools, Military, Seniors

Enzyme Health

Established in 2001 in just three childcare centers, the program has grown and has provided more than 13,000 telemedicine visits since program initiation.

Opioid Drug Addiction: How Digital Health Technologies Can Help

The Digital Health Corner

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) from 2001 to 2014, deaths due to overdoses in the USA were noted as: 8 fold increase due to prescription drugs. After a hiatus I am returning to my beloved Digital Health Corner. I appreciate all my loyal followers and have attempted to bridge my absence with posts in other social media. In a previous post I discussed important public health issues that digital technology can address. Among them is drug addiction.

Telemedicine is the Future of Obesity Treatment

GlobalMed

Healthcare spending on obesity increased by 29 percent between 2001 and 2015. Did you know telemedicine is the latest tool being used to combat obesity? In the United States alone, more than one third of adults and 17 percent of children are clinically obese.

Controlling Prison Healthcare Costs with Telemedicine

GlobalMed

In 2001, a prisoner taken to University Medical Center in Lubbock, Texas took two nurses hostage and assaulted them.

What Will Healthcare Look Like in 2050?

GlobalMed

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2001. In any dialogue about telemedicine, you’ll hear a lot of talk about access to care. But there’s another conversation that needs more attention: what kind of care does telemedicine offer?

Exploring the Cosmos with Telemedicine

GlobalMed

Space has inspired some of our finest writers like Isaac Asimov and Ursula Le Guin, as well as Hollywood odysseys like Star Trek and 2001: Space Odyssey.

Why T1D Diagnosis Rates Continue to Rise Across the Globe

Insulin Nation

The SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth campaign reported that the prevalence of the disease in people under the age of twenty rose by 21% between 2001 and 2009. The prevalence of type 1 diabetes was relatively stable for much of human history until the second half of the 20th century.

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Spare a Rose, Save a Child Campaign Kicks Off

Insulin Nation

IDF launched Life for a Child in 2001 in partnership with Diabetes Australia-NSW and Hope Worldwide, recognizing that there are between 80,000 and 100,000 youth with diabetes in need around the world.

How Telestroke Technology is Saving Lives (and Brains): Part 1 of 2

American Well

increase from 2001), and on average, a death from stroke occurred roughly every 4 minutes. What is Telestroke Technology? Since the turn of the millennium, the United States has experienced a continuing surge in the number of stroke victims seen in hospitals across the country.

How Telestroke Technology is Saving Lives (and Brains): Part 1 of 2

American Well

increase from 2001), and on average, a death from stroke occurred roughly every 4 minutes. What is Telestroke Technology? Since the turn of the millennium, the United States has experienced a continuing surge in the number of stroke victims seen in hospitals across the country.

The Pharma Industry Hits Bottom of Consumers’ Industry Rankings, and Healthcare Is Only Marginally Higher on the List

Health Populi

Gallup points out that the pharma industry has generally ranked lower than other sectors since 2001, the beginning of this study. from Gallup’s 2019 survey into Americans’ Views of U.S. Business Industry Sectors.

The Type 1 Tech Roundup – February, 2015

Insulin Nation

According to a LA Times report , Mann has stated that his replacement will be Hakan Edstrom, who has acted as both president and a board member since 2001. Tattoos for blood glucose readings. There’s a promising, but counterintuitive, new strategy to try to do away with finger-pricks: tattoos.

Creating examples

HAY on FHIR

valueCodeableConcept.coding.code = #2001 * extension[patient-iwi].valueCodeableConcept.coding.display Examples are probably one of the more useful things to an implementer – yet likely the least exciting part of building an Implementation Guide (IG) to the designer. And not only are they useful to the implementer, they are a good way to double check the actual IG – it’s surprising how often having to create an example finds issues with the artifacts within an IG.

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Diabulima – A Personal Account

Insulin Nation

I have been struggling with diabulimia since 2001. “Confront the dark parts of yourself, and work to banish them with illumination and forgiveness. Your willingness to wrestle with your demons will cause your angels to sing.”. August Wilson.

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The Focus and the F-150

Perficient

My favorite car is still my second car after college, a 2001 bright yellow Ford Focus ZX3. The reason is simple: it was the absolute minimum car required for my needs.

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Precision Medicine and Digital Health : Could Rwanda become Africa’s Healthcare leader?

Lloyd Price

Only 24 years after the genocide that ripped apart the country’s socio-economic fabric, it now has a fast-growing economy, with an average GDP growth of around 8% per year between 2001 and 2015.

Daniel Nigrin, CIO & SVP of IS, Boston Children’s Hospital, Chapter 4

Health System CIO

I started as CIO in 2001, and I’ve been in that position about 12 years. The word “innovation” is tossed around a lot these days, but when your organization is located at “the nexus of IT” — a neighborhood in Boston that houses some of the most cutting-edge IT shops in the country — it’s not just a term; it’s a way of life.

Dancing with Type 1 Diabetes

Insulin Nation

In 2001, at age 27, I was diagnosed with Type 1; I consider myself a “late bloomer”. Being a dancer with the Paul Taylor Dance Company is my dream job, but getting here did not come without some hurdles, thanks to my Type 1 diabetes.

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The Dangers of Hypoglycemia in the Hospital

Insulin Nation

The University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview established standard treatment protocols for diabetes in 2001.

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Perficient Tower Brings New Sense of Pride to Our Chennai Colleagues

Perficient

Prakash joined Perficient in 2007, and his seniority dates back 2001. Our Chennai, India-based colleagues recently moved into the Perficient Tower, a sprawling nine-story building with state-of-the-art features. There’s plenty to be excited about inside the new space.

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Healthcare 2020 – The Top 5 Technology Trends

Waracle

Blade Runner, Terminator, 2001, Silent Running (why not?!) – when it comes to robotics, everyone’s ears tend to prick up, and understandably so.

Proteus : What's gone wrong at the Billion Dollar Digital Health and Smart Pill Startup?

Lloyd Price

start-up, founded in 2001, had spent the ensuing decades developing a smart pill, a device designed to tell a smartphone app whether a patient has ingested a medicine.

Basketball, Football, and Diabetes

Insulin Nation

Virgin Islands National Basketball summer tournament in 2001. Insulin Nation is featuring five profiles of female athletes with Type 1 diabetes who thrive at their sport.

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I Attended an Afrezza Sales Pitch

Insulin Nation

Mannkind founder Alfred Mann has a proven track record of making innovative diabetes therapies; he is a CGM and pump pioneer, and founder of Minimed, a company which was acquired by Medtronic in the summer of 2001.

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Dancing with Type 1 Diabetes

Insulin Nation

In 2001, at age 27, I was diagnosed with Type 1; I consider myself a “late bloomer”. Being a dancer with the Paul Taylor Dance Company is my dream job, but getting here did not come without some hurdles, thanks to my Type 1 diabetes.

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Benefit Cost Increases Overwhelm Flat Wages for Most in US: Pew

Health Populi

since 2001, compared with a 5.3% Today’s financial news reports and the bullish stock market generate headlines saying that the U.S. economy is riding high.

E-mail addresses -- Remedial and realistic

Healthcare Exchange Standards

a"@example.org user@[IPv6:2001:DB8::1] Internationalization examples Latin alphabet (with diacritics): Pelé@example.com Greek alphabet: ??????@??????????.?????? The difference between reality and theory for an e-mail address is huge.

The Virtual Couch: Rise of the Digital Therapist

Lloyd Price

In fact, Freeman first began using VR in 2001 when he was working on paranoia. When it comes to mental health, the digital world is often portrayed as the enemy. Digital detoxes are all the rage. We fret over the effects of too much time spent on mobile phones or browsing the internet.

Americans Believe Healthcare is in ‘State of Crisis’

BHM Healthcare Solutions

In 2018, 84 percent of Democrats and 56 percent of Republicans said there were issues with the system — the largest partisan gap since Gallup began measuring the trend in 2001.

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Multiple formats of the same Document content

Healthcare Exchange Standards

I propose that “The most technically advanced” document format be considered the Prime, with all of the other formats considered Transforms (XFRM) from that prime document. Thus if the Document Source can create a C-CDA 2.1; then that becomes the prime.

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The rise of Counselling Apps - could they ever replace Face-to-Face therapy?

Lloyd Price

In a study published in the Journal of Counselling Psychology in 2001, it was concluded that patients made most improvement around the seven-to-ten session mark. It’s no surprise that with NHS therapy waiting lists of up to two years, more of us are turning to digital healthcare.

Eli Lilly Insulin Price Cap Program

Insulin Nation

As of 2001, that exact vial’s price increased by $14 to $35. Both the government and BigPharma have been under increasing pressure to lower the price of insulin — which has increased by more than 1200 percent in the last 20 years. .