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The Most Important Trends For Health in Mary Meeker’s 2019 Internet Report Aren’t About Health Care

Health Populi

The health care section of Mary Meeker’s 334-page annual report, Internet Trends 2019 , comprises 24 of those pages (270 through 293).

How Finnish health tech startups are getting off the ground

Mobi Health News

The ingredients of Finland's growing startup ecosystem include public-private partnerships, data research availability and a little bit of sisu.

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Report: Digital health innovation stymied by poor data sharing

Mobi Health News

Patients and providers alike are interested in, and see major benefits from, increased access to digital health records, according to a new report from Royal Philips

Smart beds and sleep apps: Don’t sleep on their data collection practices

KevinMD

Your bed could be watching you. OK, so not with a camera. But if you have any of a variety of “smart beds,” mattress pads or sleep apps, it knows when you go to sleep. It knows when you toss and turn. It may even be able to tell when you’re having sex. Sleep Number, […]. Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more. Tech Primary Care Pulmonology

Steps to Create a Cloud Computing Center of Excellence (CoE)

Perficient

This is the next installment in a series of blogs on the subject of cloud transformation. In general, a center of excellence (CoE) is a team of experts whose mission is to provide the organization best practices, guidance, and governance around a specific practice field.

3rd Party Security Breaches Are Surging. You Can Transform Your Risk Management Program.

Phoenix Health Systems

Security breaches caused by healthcare providers’ business associates (BAs) are surging. Several major incidents in 2018, some of which have just been reported in the last month, have compromised over 20 million patients’ privacy. So it’s not coincidental that a group of major hospitals and hospital systems have come together in a formal concerted effort to provide better vendor risk management standards to the industry.

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Itamar gets FDA-clearance for disposable wearable that tests for sleep apnea

Mobi Health News

Caesarea, Israel-based Itamar Medical received FDA 510(k) clearance last week for a new disposable home sleep apnea test (HSAT) called WatchPAT One.

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Treating COPD in Rural Communities with Telehealth

Health Recovery Solutions

In May, HRS published a blog post highlighting the role of telehealth in combating the social determinants of health such as physical environment, economic stability, education, and food insecurity.

[Guide] Unlock Your Potential with Application Modernization

Perficient

Business leaders feel increasing pressure to drive innovation. Digital trends, escalating customer expectations, and the rise of startups born in the cloud are among the reasons. No industry is immune to these dynamics.

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Guest Blog: Growing Rural Health Access with Telehealth – by Ryan Kelly, Mississippi Telehealth Association

South Central Telehealth Resource Center

The majority of Americans, particularly in the southern United States, receive their healthcare through rural health facilities. These facilities often include rural or critical access hospitals, rural health clinics and/or community health centers, and other rural providers.

The Grocery Store As Health Destination: Publix Produce for Kids and the Social Determinants of Health

Health Populi

Food insecurity ranks high on Americans’ greatest social health risks. In local communities, grocery stores are playing key roles in bolstering neighborhood wellness.

CVS Health kicks off digital health-friendly service for PBM clients with Big Health’s Sleepio

Mobi Health News

The announcement is yet another milestone on the road to adoption and reimbursement of digital therapies, Big Health CEO Peter Hames said

Ten Years – Technology for Older Adults – 2009-2019

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Look back to remind us where we are. Ten years ago, the tech product choices designed for older adults were few and rudimentary. The intent was simplification of the basics for the tech-reluctant – sending email, looking at information online.

Things to Consider in a Cloud Readiness Assessment

Perficient

This is the next installment in a series of blogs on the subject of cloud transformation. It has been amazing to see how many clients have jumped straight from cloud mandate to cloud implementation.

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US Government Ban on National Patient Identifier Voted to Be Lifted by House

Healthcare IT Today

The big news coming out of Washington yesterday was the house’s vote to strike down the long time ban on federal funding for a national patient identifier. Here is a tweet that highlighted the vote.

ORCHA provides health app awareness, access, trust

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: Innovation Pulse Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: ORCHA provides health app awareness, access, trust Featured Decision Content

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One small step for patient matching

Morning eHealth

Plans for VA-DOD EHR office take shape — Lawsuit claims Sutter's sharing data with Facebook, Google, Twitter

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Cloud Trends in 2019: Containers as a Base

Perficient

The following blog comes from an interview with Perficient’s Principal of Cloud Consulting, Joel Thimsen, and is part of a series on cloud trends with experts from within Perficient. It was just six years ago that containers truly came to the attention of the business world with Docker.

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

Enzyme Health

Learn the tremendous impact telemedicine is having on access to healthcare in correctional facilities, in schools, for the military, and for seniors.

House Votes to Remove Federal Ban on National Patient ID

hea!thcare innovation - Clinical IT

On Wednesday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill that would end the current federal ban on the funding of a national patient identification strategy, in an action that was hailed by leaders at CHIME

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Respect, communication key in pharma, digital collaborations

Mobi Health News

At Health 2.0 Europe, pharma, patient, and academic representatives weighed in on challenges of working together

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Bringing Health Care to School Children

Health Recovery Solutions

Telehealth programs are traditionally used to bring care to older patient populations who, for various reasons, have difficulty making frequent trips to the doctor. As the field grows, telehealth is becoming a viable care option for all age groups.

Data Loss Prevention (DLP) in Microsoft Teams

Perficient

Protecting your information has become increasingly important and businesses now require that you comply with business standards and industry regulations to ensure the sensitive data is kept safe.

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Analysis: The Wearables Landscape and Projections of Future Wearable Development

MedTech Boston

Wearable medical devices and diagnostics in healthcare are quickly becoming increasingly common, with news articles frequently delving into new wearables and how. The post Analysis: The Wearables Landscape and Projections of Future Wearable Development appeared first on MedTech Boston.

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Group Proposes Ethical Code For Donating Medical Records To Science After Death

Healthcare IT Today

What rules should be in place to guide the donation of patient medical data after that person passes away? One group of ethicists and lawyers may have at least a partial answer to this question.

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Mount Sinai to launch dedicated AI research center in 2021

Mobi Health News

The Hamilton and Amabel James Center for Artificial Intelligence and Human Health will focus on genomics, modeling and prediction of novel therapies and enhanced imaging.

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AMA calls for state regulation to rein in pharmacy benefit managers

FierceHealthIT

It’s time to rein in pharmacy benefit managers, according to the American Medical Association, which adopted a policy at its annual meeting Monday calling for patient protections on the lightly regulated industry

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How to Create an Approval Flow using Microsoft Flow

Perficient

This solution will show you how to create an approval flow using Microsoft Flow. Below is the structure of the flow: Add the “SharePoint – When an item is created” trigger. Add the “Send an email notification” action to remind the user that the submission is successful.

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Patient identifier and VA up today

Morning eHealth

AMA news — Research notes

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Meals on Wheels Uses Mobile App To Keep Care Coordinators In The Loop

Healthcare IT Today

I love writing stories about successful care coordination programs, so it was great to see the following item turn up in my inbox.

Ping An Good Doctor launches ‘Private Doctor’ service

Mobi Health News

Ping An Good Doctor, a one-stop healthcare ecosystem platform from China has launched a ‘Private Doctor’ service within their Ping An Good Doctor App.

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Healthcare organizations lack money, tools, talent to address biggest cybersecurity threats: survey

FierceHealthIT

Third-party vendor risk and medical devices are the biggest threats that keep healthcare IT security executives awake at night, according to a new survey. But action is lagging to actually address these threats

Organizations Don’t Realize the Value of Business Transformations

Perficient

In this blog series, I examine how change management can and should pay for your next project. Previously, my post analyzed the demand for value. In this post I explore why some organizations don’t immediately realize the value of a business transformation.

Summer Advice from 3 Experienced Caregivers

Christina's Considerations

This guest post comes from Scott, Kristen and Patrick offer their experienced advice on some ways that people can step up to help the caregivers in your life rest, recharge, and maybe even relax. They are part of the Embracing. Healthy Children and Families The Patient Experience