The 2016 Insulin Nation Naughty-or-Nice List

Insulin Nation

It’s time once again for Insulin Nation’s “Naughty and Nice” list, where we play Judge Santa with some of the Type 1 diabetes newsmakers in 2016. In 2016, it used its star power to spread awareness of DKA in a lot of mainstream news and entertainment outlets. Commentary.

Telemedicine Today: October 2016

American Well

Welcome to the October 2016 edition of Avizia’s Telemedicine Today! The post Telemedicine Today: October 2016 appeared first on American Well. Each month we re-visit some of the most exciting news and influential events.

Telemedicine Today: September 2016

American Well

Telemedicine Today: September 2016. Welcome to the (delayed) September 2016 edition of Avizia’s Telemedicine Today! The post Telemedicine Today: September 2016 appeared first on American Well. Each month we re-visit some of the most exciting news and influential events.

2016 Was the Last Best Year for the Artificial Pancreas

Insulin Nation

We will look back at 2016 as the year that the artificial pancreas went from the theoretical to the practical, as the FDA approved at least one artificial pancreas system, at least in air quotes.

4 Diabetes Memes for the 2016 Election

Insulin Nation

Is the stress of the 2016 election cycle wreaking havoc on your blood sugar levels? We have a fresh batch of diabetes-themed memes to help – and this time we’ve given them a (non-partisan) political theme.

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Keeping Your Equanimity in 2016

Health System CIO

From opening a community-based IT office to reduce unnecessary travel to continuing to maintain a healthy work-life balance, CIO John Halamka provides his guiding principles for keeping life in order in 2016. CIO Roles & Responsibilities Process Improvement Methodologies Telemedicine Work-life Balance Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Blog John Halamka

Telemedicine Today: August 2016

American Well

Telemedicine Today: August 2016. Welcome to the August 2016 edition of Avizia’s Telemedicine Today! Take Jane Charuba, a swim instructor and small business owner who was struck with ovarian cancer in January 2016. The post Telemedicine Today: August 2016 appeared first on American Well. Each month we re-visit some of the most exciting news and influential events from the month.

Telemedicine Today: July 2016

American Well

Telemedicine Today: July 2016. Welcome to the July 2016 edition of Avizia’s Telemedicine Today! The post Telemedicine Today: July 2016 appeared first on American Well. Each month we re-visit some of the most exciting news and influential events from the month. From success stories, to legislative updates, research findings and product updates, we’ll share the latest hypes, trends and news you can’t miss. Telehealth Program Staffing Survey.

Telemedicine Today: June 2016

American Well

Telemedicine Today: June 2016. Welcome to the June 2016 edition of Avizia’s Telemedicine Today! The post Telemedicine Today: June 2016 appeared first on American Well. Each month we re-visit some of the most exciting news and influential events from the month. From success stories, to legislative updates, research findings and product updates, we’ll share the latest hypes, trends and news you can’t miss. Closing the Telehealth Gap.

Telemedicine Today: April 2016

American Well

Welcome to the April 2016 edition of Avizia’s Telemedicine Today newsletter! In case you missed them, here are a few updates from Avizia: Avizia is among the 10 Most Promising Telemedicine Solution Providers of 2016. The post Telemedicine Today: April 2016 appeared first on American Well. Avizia CA750 Telemedicine Cart Wins Silver A’ Design Award in the Scientific Instruments, Medical Devices and Research Equipment Design Category.

Telemedicine Today: May 2016

American Well

Telemedicine Today: May 2016. Welcome to the May 2016 edition of Avizia’s Telemedicine Today! The post Telemedicine Today: May 2016 appeared first on American Well. Each month we re-visit some of the most exciting news and influential events from the month. From success stories, to legislative updates, research findings and product updates, we’ll share the latest hypes, trends and news you can’t miss. Improving stroke outcomes, keeping kids in school, saving lives.

Telemedicine Today: March 2016

American Well

So far, 2016 seems to be keeping pace. The post Telemedicine Today: March 2016 appeared first on American Well. Each month Avizia shares some of the latest news from the telehealth industry, including research, events, legislation, insight and more. Check back each month, or click here to subscribe to Avizia emails. Telemedicine is Still Unknown to Patients.

Telemedicine Today: February 2016

American Well

February 2016. According to a 2015 National Business Group on Health survey, 74 percent of large employers expect to offer telehealth services to their employees in 2016. According to a 2015 National Business Group on Health survey, 74 percent of large employers expect to offer telehealth services to their employees in 2016. The post Telemedicine Today: February 2016 appeared first on American Well. Telemedicine Today.

Telemedicine Today (#tday): January 2016

American Well

Welcome to the the first edition of Avizia’s Telemedicine Today for 2016! 2016 is already shaping up to be another BIG year in the world of Telehealth and Telemedicine. Shez Partovi, MD, chief medical information officer at Dignity Health , says his organization alone performed 12,000 telemedicine consults in 2015—a number that he expects will increase to 20,000 in 2016. The post Telemedicine Today (#tday): January 2016 appeared first on American Well.

The 2016 Insulin Nation Naughty-or-Nice List

Insulin Nation

It’s time once again for Insulin Nation’s “Naughty and Nice” list, where we play Judge Santa with some of the Type 1 diabetes newsmakers in 2016. In 2016, it used its star power to spread awareness of DKA in a lot of mainstream news and entertainment outlets. Commentary.

Health IT Workflow Stories at HIMSS 2016

Healthcare Guys

Along with Charles Webster’s systematic review of 1000 health IT vendors at HIMSS 2016, a number of health IT vendors hopped on camera to talk about their workflow technologies and related topics

CEO Roundtable Policy Summit 2016

Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health

The summit included national thought leaders Judith Feder and Kevin Hassett to discuss policy and the political landscape for employer sponsored healthcare for 2016 and beyond. The post CEO Roundtable Policy Summit 2016 appeared first on Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health. On April 29, the Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health hosted a policy summit convened by the American Heart Association’s CEO Roundtable. The CEO Roundtable represents 26 CEOs, including Bernard J.

5 Healthcare Industry Issues of 2016: Part 1

BHM Healthcare Solutions

It’s only the beginning of 2016 but here at BHM Healthcare Solutions we have been keeping a close eye on the upcoming healthcare trends for the year. Today, we are actually going to focus on some issues that we can expect to greatly impact the healthcare industry in 2016.

The U.S. is a Nation in Pain – America’s Life Expectancy Fell Again in 2016

Health Populi

American saw the greatest number of deaths from suicide and alcohol- and drug-induced fatalities was recorded in 2016. While the overall deaths-per-100,000 people due to synthetic opioids was 6 per 100,000 in 2016, deaths in the White male population exceed those of women and people of color.

Vote for Avizia in the DC Inno Tech Madness 2016 Bracket

American Well

The Official 2016 DC Inno Tech Madness Bracket is Now Available! The post Vote for Avizia in the DC Inno Tech Madness 2016 Bracket appeared first on American Well. Each Spring, DC Inno brings together the local innovation community for a competition during. Tech Madness. Hundreds of startups and community influencers joined the DC Inno team for an event as it revealed the top 64 tech companies seeded in the Tech Madness Bracket.

Novo Nordisk Recalls More than 70,000 Glucagon Kits

Insulin Nation

All four batches were manufactured after February 15, 2016. The injectable glucagon kit is considered a weapon of last resort in combatting a bout of hypoglycemia. In fact, many people who care for those with Type 1 choose to call 911 and forgo using the glucagon kits altogether.

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Dual-Hormone ILet Poised to Begin FDA Testing in 2017

Insulin Nation

There remains one more study to be completed in the last quarter of 2016 to observe outpatient use of the third-generation dual chamber pump combined with a dual line infusion set. According to its SEC filing, Beta Bionics set a target to raise $50,000 by December 31, 2016.

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Mannkind Collaborates with JDRF on Afrezza Pediatric Trials

Insulin Nation

Sanofi severed ties with Mannkind in 2016 amid slow Afrezza sales. This set in motion a series of complicated transactions to settle mutual obligations between the two companies and return control of the product to Mannkind in early April 2016. Under the banner of Afrezza 2.0,

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FDA Approves First-Ever Artificial Pancreas for Commercial Sale

Insulin Nation

Mark it down that on September 28, 2016, the first artificial pancreas system gained approval for commercial sale in the United States. Ladies and gentlemen, the future is now.

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Cashier with Diabetes Illegally Fired for Treating a Low

Insulin Nation

On September 16th, 2016, a jury ruled that Dollar General had in fact failed to grant a reasonable accommodation to Atkins and that the company had fired her because of her disability.

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CBO: More than 1M have lost health coverage since 2016

FierceHealthIT

More than 1 million people have lost health coverage since 2016, a trend that is due in part to a substantial decline in the number of people buying off-exchange plans, according to the latest data from the Congressional Budget Office.

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The Pushback Against the Artificial Pancreas

Insulin Nation

There has been some pushback against labeling the Medtronic 670G an “artificial pancreas”. Even Jeffrey Brewer, the current president and CEO of Bigfoot Biomedical and the former president and CEO of JDRF, has soured on the term.

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Sanders, Cummings Ask Justice Department to Investigate Insulin Prices

Insulin Nation

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders and Maryland Representative Elijah Cummings have sent a letter asking the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S.

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Morgan Angerbauer Needlessly Died from DKA in Jail

Insulin Nation

Records show Angerbauer was booked at a Texarkana jail on June 28, 2016 for violations of her probation for a nonviolent drug offense. Commentary.

My First Year with Type 1 Diabetes

Insulin Nation

It’s Halloween weekend, 2015 and I’m traveling to New Orleans with a friend to attend a music festival. Something is wrong with me, I know that; I don’t feel well. My girlfriend and I have noted I get up at night to pee, and I’m thirsty beyond belief and very tired.

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Here’s What You Used to Treat Type 1 Diabetes in the 60’s and 70’s

Insulin Nation

In this excerpt from The Savvy Diabetic – A Survival Guide , diabetes activist Joanne Milo reminisces about diabetes treatment strategies and tools from yesteryear: I immediately started on insulin injections, initially administered by Dad, an engineer but secretly a wannabe surgeon.

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6 Horror-Themed Memes About Type 1 Diabetes

Insulin Nation

Halloween is about more than candy, thank goodness. It’s also about scaring the *%&$ out of yourself with horror movies! In honor of the most frightful month of the year, we created six horror-themed memes about Type 1 diabetes. Enjoy! sponsor. Thanks for reading this Insulin Nation article.

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Why Walmart Insulins Aren’t the Answer to High Insulin Prices

Insulin Nation

Commentary. Some people don’t understand why people with diabetes get upset at the price of insulin. They see insulin for sale at a relatively reasonable price in Walmart and don’t see the problem.

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The U.S. Can’t Afford Not to Have a Cure for Diabetes

Insulin Nation

A July 2016 Associated Press story projected the 2016 spending at $3.35 sponsor. A person with diabetes knows that managing this chronic condition can take up a large chunk of one’s personal budget. It’s a bit harder to picture how much diabetes costs the entire U.S.

Could a President Trump Drive Down Insulin Prices?

Insulin Nation

For the November election, we recently outlined the health care proposals of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton , focusing on how those proposals might affect the price of insulin. In this post, we’re going to do the same with businessman Donald Trump.

5 Photos that Describe Life with Type 1 Diabetes

Insulin Nation

Photographer Anne Marie Moran recently released a series of photos of her husband’s daily life with Type 1 diabetes.

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Why Children with Type 1 Might Lie About Blood Sugar Readings

Insulin Nation

Integrated Diabetes Services (IDS) provides detailed advice and coaching on diabetes management from certified diabetes educators and dieticians. Insulin Nation hosts a regular Q&A column from IDS that answers questions submitted from the Type 1 diabetes community.

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Cómo las Hormonas del Estrés Aumentan el Azúcar en la Sangre.

Insulin Nation

( Extraído de Think Like a Pancreas: A Practical Guide to Managing Diabetes with Insulin, por Gary Scheiner MS, CDE, DaCapo Press, 2011 ). La semana pasada decidí dormirme tarde y ver una película de miedo.

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Five Ways to Kill a Conversation About Your Type 1 Diabetes

Insulin Nation

People with Type 1 diabetes often find themselves the center of the conversation at large family gatherings. Your parents may have gotten used to the diabetes routine, but your Uncle Andy certainly hasn’t, and he’s probably armed with a newspaper clipping about the latest grapefruit diet.

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Why I Call the 670G an Artificial Pancreas

Insulin Nation

Commentary. No sooner did news break that the FDA had approved the Medtronic 670G did debate start over whether it deserved to be labeled an artificial pancreas.

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