The Next Fountain of Youth? Rethinking Connected Health for Our Aging Population

The cHealth Blog

We continue to hit our editorial milestones for an end of October launch at the Connected Health Conference , and as I’m reading the manuscript for the final time before sending it to the printer, I’m re-learning some important lessons–and enjoying the content!

MACRA: Medicare’s Opportunity to Finally Embrace Connected Health Technology

ConnectedHealth

The $900 billion federal program provides health insurance for Americans over 65 and others who suffer from certain conditions and diseases. Further, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), which administers Medicare, has been slow to incorporate advances in advanced health technology in the program.

Connected Health Initiative Outlines Federal Policy Recommendations

Healthcare Informatics

ACT | The App Association's Connected Health Initiative (CHI) recently submitted a letter to the White House outlining a number of recommendations for telehealth and connected health technologies

Fresenius Connected Health: Improving Patient Care Through New Technology

Lloyd Price

Fresenius Medical Care North America (FMCNA) is adopting and supporting new Connected Health technologies that empower patients to monitor, collect, and share health and treatment data with their physicians and care providers. Electronic Health Reporter, n.d.

Health Consumers Expect Healthcare to be Digital (and Secure), Philips Future Health Index Finds

Health Populi

Health care system financing, delivery, and workflows widely vary across nations around the world. Being Philips, what underpins that quality and experience is technology; Philips explored telehealth, AI, digital health records (DHRs), and other digital health tools that can engage patients.

From Bathroom to Bedroom: Insights from CES 2018

The cHealth Blog

CES is always a bit of a phenomena and I, like many others, carefully follow the news and trends in consumer health technology being showcased in Vegas. But let’s explore some of the consumer health technologies to watch in 2018: Moen Smart Shower.

Consumers’ and Physicians’ Growing Embrace of Digital Health via PwC

Health Populi

We’ve reached an inflection point on the demand side among consumers for digital health options, PwC suggests in their report on the New Health Economy coming of age. The report outlines health/care industry issues for 2019, with a strong focus on digital health.

Health Technology for the Ages: Different Patient Demographics Are Embracing New Options

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Delivery of care options have evolved quickly over the last decade, as more patients have become comfortable with remote care and connected health services. And while it’s often assumed that younger generations are more eager to adapt to the changing healthcare landscape, services enabled by technology are being adopted by […]. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Mike Braham, CEO, Trapollo.

Loneliness, Public Policy and AI – Lessons From the UK For the US

Health Populi

There’s a shortage of medical providers in the United Kingdom, a nation where healthcare is guaranteed to all Britons via the most beloved institution in the nation : The National Health Service. He studies digital health passionately, personally, viscerally.

The Venture Valkyrie’s Next AdVenture

Health Populi

Ron Popeil couldn’t incorporate this many features into a contraption – yes, she slices and dices healthcare and technology, places bets on the best of them, and she deploys a whole lot more tools in her Mary Poppins-rich toolbox.

Care Gets Personal at Philips for Parents and Babies

Health Populi

Our homes should nurture our health. In addition to nutrition and good food, positive relationships, clean air and water, and the basic needs that bolster whole health, technology is playing a growing role to help us manage health at home.

Medical device manufacturer Phillips-Medisize opens a global innovation and development centre in Copenhagen

Mobi Health News

The new office will support the firm’s plans for advanced injection, wearable devices and connected health technologies

Recognition, Reimbursement, Results: Why 2017 Was a Win for Connected Health

ConnectedHealth

As we look to the year ahead, this is an important time to reflect on 2017, and the exciting developments that will make 2018 even better for connected health innovation. 2017 was a busy and successful year for the Connected Health Initiative (CHI). This is a huge win for connected health innovators. Not only did CMS agreed to unbundle the code, but they also have assigned a value for the time spent reviewing patient generated health data.

Add Behavioral Data to Social Determinants For Better Patient Understanding

Health Populi

Health agencies will have to become at least as sophisticated as other consumer/retail industries in analyzing a variety of data that helps uncover root causes of human behavior,” Gartner recommended in 2017.

Connected Health Initiative (CHI) Check-In – Halfway Through 2017!

ConnectedHealth

2017 has been a busy year for the Connected Health Initiative (CHI). As we reflect on the first half of the year, we’ve pulled together highlights of what we have done, and what lies ahead in our mission to foster a robust connected health ecosystem. CHI remains a leading coalition of industry stakeholders seeking to harness the power of technology to improve patient outcomes and reduce costs.

New Medicare and Medicaid Rules Open Opportunities for Connected Health Tech for Doctors and Patients

ConnectedHealth

CMS Rule Change Adopts Connect Health Initiative Recommendations for Remote Patient Monitoring Today , the Connected Health Initiative (CHI) secured a huge victory for telehealth innovators, connected device makers, pioneering physicians, and patients across America. Until now, connected health technologies have been effectively locked out of the most important part of America’s healthcare system, Medicare and Medicaid.”

The Digital Health Consumer According to Rock Health

Health Populi

Looking for health information online is just part of being a normal, mainstream health consumer, according to the third Rock Health Digital Health Consumer Adoption Survey published this week. adults were online health information hunters.

The Importance of the Digital Front Door™ in Healthcare

Digital Health Today

During this year’s CONVENE conference, at the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management, Demi Radeva, one of Digital Health Today’s global ambassadors, had the chance to sit down one-on-one with Jon Pearce, CEO of Zipnosis. Jon: We can take home health as an example.

Overcoming Reimbursement Hurdles for Digital Health Startups and Technologies

Digital Health Today

During this year’s MedCityInvest Digital Health conference, Demi Radeva, one of Digital Health Today’s global ambassadors, had the chance to sit down one-on-one with Marcus Schabacker M.D, Q3: The NHS recently published new evidence guidelines for digital health startups.

Boston Children’s, Brigham and Women’s & Northwell Health leverage virtual assistants for a better patient care experience

Consumer eHealth Engagement

During the World Congress Patient Experience & Engagement Summit in Boston, I led a panel with these innovative health systems, discussing how they are using virtual health assistants (e.g. Within healthcare, innovation driven organizations are exploring how to empower patients with virtual health agents to access relevant care information (e.g. health condition, procedure) and the capability to escalate to a care provider as needed. Connect into Virtual Care.

Voice Health Summit Spotlight 2018

Consumer eHealth Engagement

During the Voice.Health Summit in Boston last week, innovators gathered to explore opportunities, discuss issues and to experience different voice technology use cases. Since the year 2000, the health technology industry has evolved from websites (e.g. Voice Health in Action.

Most People Want Technology to Play a Bigger Role in Their Health Care, ResMed Finds

Health Populi

Americans face high costs and hassle factors in health care. adults in June 2019, asking people to share perspectives on their health care experiences, the role of technology in healthcare, and devices they’d use to manage their care. Technology. health care.

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?

“Seeing Is Not Believing:” Consumers Concerned About the Accuracy of Online Health Information

Health Populi

“Seeing is not believing” when it comes to people seeing health information on social networks. consumers believe that health-related information on the internet is as reliable as information from medical professionals.

Can Consumers and Patients Be One in the Same?

The cHealth Blog

In a recent post by Dr. Michael Hodgkins , AMA’s CMIO, he cited the consumerization of healthcare as one of three digital health trends that are transforming patient care. Jennifer Sargent, Vera Whole Health. The focus was consumerization in health.

CMS Proposes Major Expansion of Reimbursement for Telehealth Services

care innovations

Medicare “remains one of the most restrictive payors” for telehealth , with reimbursement rules that Marki Stewart at the Dickinson Wright Health Law Blog calls “exceptionally limiting.” The idea is to increase telehealth access for veterans living in areas with poor network connectivity.

Aging and Technology: An Intimate Discussion with Thought Leaders

The cHealth Blog

For our part, we collaborated with Ray and his team, as well as the Personal Connected Health Alliance (PCHAlliance), to host a two-hour preconference event on June 5, the eve of the Summit. We called it Aging and Technology: An Intimate Discussion with Thought Leaders.

mHealth Insights live from #HIMSS18

mHealth Insight

Fortunately I’ve managed to convince/beg the brilliant Dr Chris Bickford MD to step into my conference-floor-pounding-shoes and provide some opinions and live updates from the world’s biggest Health IT Conference and Exhibition being held in Las Vegas.

Investors are pouring billions of dollars into Smart Home HealthTech in 2019

Lloyd Price

Enthusiasm for home health technologies continues to mount, fueled by the aging population, demands for personalized healthcare and convenience, population health efforts and the shift to value-based care. Integration Experts say integration is key to advancing home health tools.

Driving Patient Engagement at Dignity Health with Sitecore

Perficient

It is exciting to see the breadth and depth of Perficient’s Digital Health capabilities making a difference in the market with Dignity Health and Sitecore. Dignity Health’s leadership in driving better patient engagement is well-known, and it has long been a major point of emphasis and differentiation. It is this commitment to investing in Digital Health tools and solutions that make the process of healthcare so much more efficient and enjoyable for patients and families.

Weekender 12/7/18

HIStalk Weekender

A KLAS report finds that most EHR vendors are progressing well toward supporting a national patient record network now that CommonWell is connected to Carequality. Connected health technology vendor ResMed will acquire Madison, WI-based Propeller Health for $225 million.

150 top places to work in healthcare

Henry Kotula

Becker’s Healthcare is pleased to release the “150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare | 2018” list, which highlights hospitals, health systems and healthcare companies that promote diversity within the workforce, employee engagement and professional growth. Health.