Healthcare Just Got SMAC’ed – Accenture’s Post-Digital Era for Health

Health Populi

Social, mobile, analytics and the cloud now underpin the health care industry. We’ve been SMAC’ed, and Accenture’s Digital Health Tech Vision 2019 believes we’re in a post-digital era ripe with opportunity. Adopting these applications can help health care reduce costs, drive labor efficiency and support people-centered design and experience. We see such leap-frogging in parts of the world that were indeed late to the Health Care v1.0

InterSystems Selected as Primary Technology Partner for Nation’s Longest Standing Public-Private Health Information Network

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. InterSystems announces it has been selected by the eHealth Exchange, the largest nationwide health information network connecting the public and private sectors, as the technology partner powering the network’s latest expansion plans. The network will implement InterSystems HealthShare suite of connected health solutions to help deliver the initial enhancements.

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Join CHI & Politico to Explore What's Next for Connected Health Innovation


Connected Health Initiative and Politico Present Recognition, Reimbursement, Results: Opportunities Ahead for Remote Monitoring and Connected Health Innovation Monday, December 4, 2017 9:30 a.m. - Microsoft Innovation and Policy Center Moderated by Politico eHealth's David Pittman We’ve unlocked a door to the future of remote monitoring. How do these changes influence the next connected health innovation?

Ochsner Leverages Retail, Connected Health Tools & Apple Watch to Engage Consumers

Consumer eHealth Engagement

Milani with longtime patient Andres Rubiano, pilots Apple Watch During the last eighteen months, the Ochsner Health System has moved into new territory, meeting consumers where they are, from their OBar, a retail genius format to patient hypertension pilots with the Apple Watch to drive behavior change. “At the time, I noticed that a lot of people didn’t know much about the health apps and wearables or were fearful about how to use them.

Dartmouth- Hitchcock’s ImagineCare Platform Leverages Wearables, Connected Health & Analytics for Personalized Patient Care

Consumer eHealth Engagement

Dartmouth-Hitchcock (D-H), an innovative New England healthcare system with 1,000+ providers is committed to creating a “sustainable health system”, which proactively engages patients through new care models to achieve the triple aim. With ImagineCare, the Provider and patient have a window into the latest health status for insight and action. Within 48 hours, Pam receives an email to quickly enroll in ImagineCare and a welcome call to discuss her personal health goals.

Digital Transformation Is The New Mantra But Can’t Happen Without Access To Connectivity

Health Populi

As more of our “things” get digitally connected, there’s an unanswered question about how our connected lives impact human life and health. So “digital transformation” is indeed a growing feature of modern health care. Together, these elements are social determinants of health – including connectivity. features several pages devoted to digital connectivity bolstering more effective health care delivery.

SEARCH is Headed to the West Coast

South Central Telehealth Resource Center

The Society for Education and the Advancement of Research in Connected Health will hold its SEARCH 2018 symposium at the Roth Auditorium at the Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine in La Jolla, (San Diego) California, on October 24-25. Focus Areas include: Evidence-based research, which proves the benefits of connected health systems. telemedicine, telehealth, eHealth, mHealth, etc.). Connected Health SEARCH 2018 Featured

Northwell Health’s Patients engage with AI ChatBot for guidance & support through their care journey

Consumer eHealth Engagement

Throughout the recent Connected Health Conference, the key theme was the need to balance technology with the human element. Northwell Health, New York’s large integrated health system with 22 hospitals and 550+ outpatient facilities, recognizes the importance of leveraging technology to extend the care team and personalize the patient journey. Based on her responses, she may be connected with her nurse to discuss any medication adjustments.

Intelligent, On- Demand Healthcare Concierge Provides Personalized Patient Experience

Consumer eHealth Engagement

It all started with a simple question one day, and grew into a trusted health relationship a few short months later. Sarah was comforted by the response and a bit intrigued when her Health Assistant Harriet introduced herself and explained that she is a resource to help her and her family with any of her health questions or concerns. She first learned from her employer about the Accolade platform and health advisor service last summer.

VivaTech 2019: Highlights of Solutions Shaping the Present and Future of Healthcare

Digital Health Today

In a panel organized by AXA, entitled think bold and act to fill the health gap, the four executives women from AXA, Sanofi, Adia Health and Google Cloud agreed that we need more women-led businesses and that those businesses happen to be more profitable. The highlight of one women-led company in the femtech industry exhibiting at the conference is Fizimed and Emy, their connected medical device for perineal at home reeducation using gamification.

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). These two dozen exhibits detail growing adoption of digital tech in health care, the growth of genomics and EHR adoption, examples of these tools from “A” (Apple) to “Z” (Zocdoc), and on the last page of that chapter, medical spending in the U.S., 2015 – Musings with Mary Meeker on the Digital/Health Nexus.

Voice Health Summit Spotlight 2018

Consumer eHealth Engagement

BCH John Brownstein shares voice health use cases John Brownstein, Chief Innovation Officer at Boston Children’s Hospital is excited about the opportunity for healthcare to lead other verticals with this empowering technology which many of us use every day – Alexa tell me… Siri what is… ? Since the year 2000, the health technology industry has evolved from websites (e.g. Voice Health in Action. Senior Living & Home Health.

Stanford’s ClickWell: Virtual Model for Primary Care

Consumer eHealth Engagement

In January 2015, Stanford Medicine launched ClickWell Care, a new type of Primary Care clinic which leverages technology to allow patients to virtually connect with their own Stanford primary care clinicians and wellness coaches via video or phone visits. Patients use the MyHealth mobile app to schedule and conduct a video visit and share home health device data with the care team. Patients see a doctor for primary care visits and engage with a wellness coach on health goals (i.e.

Virtua Navigates Orthopedic Patients Pre- & Post-Surgery with Improved Patient Engagement and Care Coordination

Consumer eHealth Engagement

Although Virtua, one of New Jersey’s largest health systems with hospitals, surgical and rehabilitation centers, is voluntarily participating in the BPCI payment bundle, their investment in the orthopedic patient experience at their Joint Replacement Institute (JRI) started long before the payment model changes. Virtua Health’s Orthopedic Patient Care Journey.

Brigham and Women’s Primary Practice Pilots New Mobile App to Drive Patient Engagement & Collaborative Care

Consumer eHealth Engagement

Twine Health Mobile App Engages Patients with Chronic Conditions The story about the health decline of our citizens is being told everywhere. According to the CDC website, “as of 2012, about half of all adults—117 million people—have one or more chronic health conditions. One of four adults has two or more chronic health conditions” This negative trend is driving up healthcare costs and putting an ongoing strain on our healthcare system.

Carolinas HealthCare System Pilots Prevent PreDiabetes Program via Virtual Group Coaching

Consumer eHealth Engagement

OMADA HEALTH CONSUMER VIEW. Carolinas HealthCare System (CHS) was approached by Omada Health with a solution. The Omada platform provides the social connection with a health coach and other participants to sustain behavior change, continuous real-time feedback and daily tasks for habit formation.". Stepping onto that scale almost felt like being transported – the social connectivity factor was much more powerful than I anticipated”, Neuwirth shares.

The Monetary, Clinical and Ethical Value of Patient Data – A View from the UK and NHS

Health Populi

There are about 55 million patient records held by the United Kingdom’s National Health Service (NHS). “Unlocking the insights contained in patient genomic and phenotypic data is of high value to all the key stakeholders in the health care ecosystem: patients, providers, payers and the life sciences sector,” EY introduces the report. Some of the names mentioned are Allscripts, athenahealth, Alibaba Health Information Technology Ltd.,

Carolinas HealthCare’s Diabetes Patients Collaborate with Coaches Using Data from Smartphones and Devices

Consumer eHealth Engagement

“We wanted to go beyond supporting patients when they needed care to becoming part of our patients’ every day health.” While conducting marketing research, Carolinas HealthCare learned about consumers use of different wearables and tools to track activity, fitness, nutrition, sleep and health issues and heard about their frustrations having information housed into various apps. be more active and manage their health conditions).”

8 must-know lessons from telehealth's new normal

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

"It's the overnight success story that was 30 years in the making," said Atrium Health Chief Strategy Officer Dr. Rasu Shrestha. We spoke with HIMSS Senior Director, Health Information Systems Rob Havasy about the data management challenges posed by remote care delivery.

9 Best Telemedicine Newsletters You Should Be Reading to Keep Up With the Industry

Enzyme Health

Close For Clinicians For Employers Telehealth Jobs Family Medicine General Practice Emergency Medicine Internal Medicine Nurse Practitioners Family Nurse Practitioners Physician Assistants Psychiatry / Mental Health Hospitalist Dont see your specialty? Blog Login Sign Up 9 Best Telemedicine Newsletters You Should Be Reading to Keep Up With the Industry Enzyme Health Team March 27, 2019 In an industry that can feel isolating, it’s important to keep connected.

Congress waives telehealth restrictions for coronavirus screening

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The American Telemedicine Association, HIMSS, the eHealth Initiative, Health Innovation Alliance and Personal Connected Health Alliance wrote recently to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-California, and other Congressional leaders, asking them make money from the COVID-19 supplemental appropriation available for telehealth services and give healthcare professionals "as many tools as possible" to combat spread of the novel corona virus.

COVID-19: ATA, HIMSS, others want waivers for Medicare telehealth restrictions

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

health systems as they stretch to manage the probability of more COVID-19 patients, the American Telemedicine Association and other healthcare organizations are calling on Congress to help. The groups are also asking for an accompanying provision that would give Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar the authority to waive the restrictions on telehealth visits during a public health emergency currently imposed by Medicare.