Edward Martinez, SVP/CIO, Miami Children’s Hospital, Chapter 3

Health System CIO

Focus on telehealth — “How do we get these sub-specialists in front of the kids who can’t walk in here” Improving access to care while cutting costs The importance of a clear organizational vision Earlier this year, Ed Martinez received the 2012 Innovator of the Year Award from CHIME for his efforts in leading the mHealth program that is transforming the way care is practiced at Miami Children’s Hospital. Garnering CHIME Innovator of the Year honors What does being innovative mean?

Tom Johnson, CIO, DuBois Regional Medical Center, Chapter 3

Health System CIO

The problem with HIEs Industry trends — “I think you’re going to see a lot of continued acquisition and rip and replace of systems” Thoughts on telemedicine “Most of my time is spent on regulatory compliance” Having a full plate with MU, RAC audits, eRx “Integration is the only way to survive” In today’s world, logging more than 20 years with the same health system is no easy feat.

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Paul Peabody, CIO, Palomar Health, Chapter 2

Health System CIO

Future-proofing with solid infrastructure and network Working with Cisco Going down the telepresence road CIO, CTO, CMIO relationships "If you make a mistake, it's not a dollar or two, it can be a lot of money" The chief innovation officer CIOs & the NPI A lot of organizations talk about ‘building for the future,’ but at Palomar Health, it’s more than just talk.

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Testing your ATNA Audit Log implementation

Healthcare Exchange Standards

Updated August 2016 New test tools for ATNA Audit Log messages in Gazelle I am asked often for examples of ATNA Audit Log messages. IHE has far better than simple examples of ATNA audit messages.

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Karen's Cross or just Minimal Metadata

Healthcare Exchange Standards

I made the Karen's Cross observation about the NPRM , but I seemed to have failed to make it clear. The transport identified in Meaningful Use 2 as (b) is NOT a transport, it is a functional specification for a service that converts Direct to/from XDR. It is a service specification.

Regulation or Roadblock?

LinkousThink

In 2012, ten million Americans will have benefitted from such remote health services as teleradiology, teleICU and remote vital sign monitoring. Telemedicine is a tool that has been used to improve and extend healthcare for well over two decades. Technologies such as video conferencing, the Internet, mobile phones and machine-to-machine applications are all being used to deliver health services.

The Cost of Licensure

LinkousThink

Last week’s Congressional briefing on state medical licensure brought surprises. Even though I have been looking at this issue since ATA started (in 1993) I had no idea the extent of the concerns by providers and the amount of potential problems facing consumers. Nor was I aware of the actual financial cost of the current system.

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Seven Market Trends

LinkousThink

I have selected seven topics for brief comments and predictions as we start 2012: 1. 2012 Jonathan D. The telemedicine market is expansive, multifaceted and growing. Shifting away from reimbursement and from CMS decision-making It’s been the Holy Grail for telemedicine in America. But the rapid growth of managed care, Accountable Care Organizations and medical homes are changing the way telemedicine services are paid, away from the fee for service model.

Unfortunate Hits on HIT

LinkousThink

The latest issue of Health Affairs ([link] has brought into question two tenets behind HIT: reducing the number of medical tests and increasing quality based on increased electronic health information. One article titled: "Computer Access to Test Results Doesn’t Reduce Imaging" finds that allowing doctors easier access to medical imaging tests “was associated with a 40-70 percent greater likelihood of an imaging test being ordered.”

Telemedicine wins big in first round of innovation awards

LinkousThink

Telemedicine initiatives were a significant feature of the first round of projects announced by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI). Established by the Affordable Care Act, CMMI has been appropriated $10 billion over ten years to fund initiatives that foster health care transformation.

Doctors on Doximity - 2012 Year in Review

Medicine and Technology

Physician testimonials on Doximity - 2012 Year in Review. Doximity

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Ieso Digital Health applies deep learning to clinical data to improve CBT delivery in new study

Mobi Health News

Study data from 17,500 online CBT patients were collected from June 2012 to March 2018

Standing at the Threshold of 2012

LinkousThink

It’s been a great year. 2011 left many old timers in telemedicine enjoying the newfound enthusiasm about telemedicine, telehealth and all the other related expressions (mHealth, e-health, etc.) that describe this field. Bells were pealing. Hypers were hyping. Prognosticators were predicting. We were overwhelmed with an ocean of hullabaloo about the wonders of telecommunications technology and health care.

Gympass' fitness benefits platform barrels into unicorn status with $300M raise

Mobi Health News

Founded in 2012, the startup currently has more than 2,000 clients and is active across 14 countries

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When an EHR is hacked by Russians

KevinMD

In 2012 our practice invested $300,000 into building computer infrastructure and the purchase of a brand-spanking-new electronic health record, commonly referred to as an EHR. Hippocrates didn't have a server.

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Death by 1,000 clicks: Where electronic health records went wrong

KevinMD

The 47-year-old Vermont attorney turned innkeeper visited her local doctor at the Stowe Family Practice twice about the problem in late November 2012, but got little relief. The pain radiated from the top of Annette Monachelli’s head, and it got worse when she changed positions. It didn’t feel like her usual migraine. Two months later, […]. Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more. Tech Health IT

Kansas’ Coffey Health System Pays $250K to Settle False Claims Act Violations Around Meaningful Use

hea!thcare innovation - Clinical IT

million in federal incentives that Coffey Health System received in 2012 and 2013The amount paid is a portion of the $2.2

Survey: Hospitals' adoption of mobile strategies hits a snag

Mobi Health News

When healthcare communications firm Spok first began investigating the prevalence of mobile strategies in 2012, only a third of survey respondents reported that their organization had a formalized strategy in place

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For first time, employed physicians outnumber self-employed doctors, AMA study finds

FierceHealthIT

There are now fewer physician owners than employees, according to the American Medical Association, and this continues a trend that's been tracked since 2012 2018 marked a new milestone for physician practices.

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Opportunities in precision oncology and genomic profiling services in Asia Pacific

Mobi Health News

Launched in 2010 with a $25 million Series A financing led by Third Rock Ventures, Foundation Medicine released its first commercial assay called FoundationOne in 2012.

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Study: Patients treated by fraudulent providers often most vulnerable

FierceHealthIT

Between 2012 and 2015, 1.2 million Medicare beneficiaries were treated by providers who committed fraud or abuse—and many of these patients were from vulnerable populations, according to a new study.

Decrease 30-day readmissions by proactively managing newly discharged patients with virtual care.

eVisit

The CMS Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (HRRP) has penalized hospitals $2B since its inception in 2012. High Readmission Rates Costs Your Organization Millions Each Year.

Report: 8,000 medical practices acquired by hospitals in 18 months

FierceHealthIT

Some 44% of physicians were employed by hospitals or health systems as of January 2018, compared to just 1 in 4 in 2012, when the Physicians Advocacy Institute began tracking data on hospital acquisitions of independent medical practices

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uMotif gets $3.2M for patient-first approach to clinical trial innovation

Mobi Health News

The UK-based company, founded in 2012, works with pharma companies including AstraZeneca, Novartis, UCB, and Merck Patient-facing clinical trial software company uMotif has raised $3.2 million (£2.4

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National study of insurance claims shows 53% increase for telehealth in 2017

Clocktree

The rural increase in telehealth claim lines from 2012 to 2017 was 482 percent, compared with an increase in urban areas of 1,289 percent. US News just released a summary of a study done by FAIR Health which looked at telehealth trends based on insurance claims in the year 2017.

UnitedHealth's HouseCalls program hits 5M visits with a focus on preventative care

FierceHealthIT

After purchasing XLHealth in 2012, UnitedHealth's HouseCalls program has surpassed 5 million visits and expanded into 45 states. Focusing on preventative health, the program has helped identify life-threatening conditions that slipped by primary care physicians

Outcome Health to pay $70M to resolve federal fraud investigation

FierceHealthIT

The Chicago-based company admitted that from 2012 to 2017 former executives and employees of the company fraudulently sold ads to clients, the Department of Justice (DOJ) said Wednesday.

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How Innovative Health Tech Can Reduce Hospital Re-Admission Rates

Electronic Health Reporter

The Hospital Re-admissions Reduction Program took effect in 2012 with the goal of sustainably lowering hospital re-admission rates. This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Geoff Gross, founder and CEO, Medical Guardian. Since then, the program has levied nearly $2 billion in penalties (in […]. The article How Innovative Health Tech Can Reduce Hospital Re-Admission Rates appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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Rating 5 Popular Diabetes Non-Profits

Insulin Nation

2012 Total revenue – $224,984,000. 2012 Total expenses – $204,698,000. Salary for Top Official (2012) – $575,132 (Larry Hauser, Chief Executive Officer). 2012 Total Revenue – $3,240,914. 2012 Total Expenses – $4,006,306.

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Venture Capitalists have poured more than $26 Billion into Health Startups in 2018

Lloyd Price

With two months left in 2018, healthcare startups have already raised more in VC funding this year than they did in all of 2012 and 2013 combined, according to an analysis conducted for Forbes by Pitchbook. In 2012 and 2013 combined, the sector raised $22.3

How Telehealth And eConsults Are Reducing Patient Wait Times

Electronic Health Reporter

In a 2012 study, the National Ambulatory Medical Care Surveys found that between 1999 and 2009, the […]. This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Brooke LeVasseur, CEO, AristaMD. The shortage of specialist physicians in the United States continues to receive a great deal of attention as an area of concern. However, a lesser-known compounding factor is the increase in referral rates.

How Can Patients Be Health Consumers in an Un-Transparent World?

Health Populi

When the three in ten folks do shop, four in ten people used the internet or mobile apps to do so — a dramatic increase from 2012. That question in the title of this post is begged in the annual 2019 consumer survey released this week from UnitedHealthcare (UHC).

Patient Lawsuits and Wage Garnishment By Hospitals: How Did We Get Here?

Electronic Health Reporter

A Kaiser Health News analysis found that from June 2012 to 2018, the University of Virginia Health System and its doctors sued former patients more than 36,000 times for over $106 million, garnishing wages, and forcing families into bankruptcy.[1] This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Rahul Jain, director of sales; and Zeena Ojjeh, marketing, OODA Health.

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What does the future of tech in healthcare look like?

Healthcare Guys

Prior to joining the organization in 2012, he served as CIO of Alameda County Medical Center Though the healthcare field is notoriously slow to adopt new technologies, IT innovation is making its way to the sector.

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Health IT Startup: Ivenix

Electronic Health Reporter

a medical technology company with a vision to eliminate infusion-related patient harm, was founded in 2012 to develop innovative solutions that transform infusion delivery. This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Ivenix, Inc.,

More People Using Meditation and Yoga as Medicine, Especially Women

Health Populi

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

Judge upholds $4.3M HIPAA fine against MD Anderson

FierceHealthIT

million for HIPAA violations tied to unencrypted devices stolen in 2012 and 2013. An administrative law judge ruled MD Anderson Cancer Center must pay $4.3 The judge said MD Anderson "failed to adopt an effective mechanism” to protect patient data and blasted an argument that patient data is only exposed if viewed by a third party

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Judge orders Lee Health to turn over records of sexual assault allegations against staff

FierceHealthIT

A federal judge has ordered Lee Health to provide all records related to allegations of sexual assault against its employees between 2012 and 2016, as part of a lawsuit filed by a woman who said she was raped by one of the health system’s nurses

EpiPens, blood-pressure medication rank among highest drug price increases, CMS database shows

FierceHealthIT

each year on average in Medicare Part D between 2012 and 2016 The newly updated drug pricing dashboards are shining light on who's responsible for the steadily increasing price of drugs. The cost of epinephrine, the main ingredient in EpiPens, increased 189.6%

Wasted: $1 of Every $4 Spent on Health Care In America

Health Populi

The study reviewed reports and articles published between January 1, 2012 and May 15, 2019, dressing the topic of waste across six domains previously identified by the Institute of Medicine: Failure of care delivery, with waste ranging between $102 bn and $166 bn.