Global collaboration on digital health efforts now can promote interoperability in the future

Mobi Health News

Don Rucker, National Coordinator for Health Information Technology Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, discusses his work with the Global Digital Health Partnership initative.

Consumers’ Embrace of Digital Health Tech Stalls, and Privacy Concerns Prevail – Accenture’s 2020 Research

Health Populi

Millions of dollars and developers’ time have been invested in conceiving and making digital health tools. Use of mobile apps to track personal health activity fell from nearly 1 in 2 consumers to 1 in 3. a senior managing director in Accenture’s global Health practice.

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Global collaboration on digital health efforts now can curb interoperability in the future

Mobi Health News

Don Rucker, National Coordinator for Health Information Technology Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, discusses his work with the Global Digital Health Partnership initative.

“Digital Health Is An Ecosystem of Ecosystems” – CTA’s 2020 Trends to Watch Into the Data Age

Health Populi

In CTA’s 2020 Consumer Tech Forecast launched yesterday at Media Day 1 at CES, Steve Koenig VP of Research, said that, “digital health is an ecosystem of ecosystems.”. In the best case scenario, per Dr. Eric Topol’s Deep Medicine , AI can help bring more humanity to health care.

Building Your Digital Health Ecosystem

With the fragmentation of the pharmacy industry, digitized provider networks can offer a much-needed solution to connectivity, data sharing, collaboration and interoperability between physicians, patients and pharmacies.

What is holding back digital health innovation?

Mobi Health News

Reimbursement, data interoperability and risk aversion each have healthcare leaders second guessing technology-led innovations

What You Really Need to Know about Digital Health

Medical Connectivity

Just where does one draw the boundaries around "digital health?". We’ll cut through the noise and conventional thinking to key issues regarding what’s needed and what to avoid, in order to be successful in the digital health market.

Blockchain in Healthcare: A Vehicle Towards Digital Health 2.0?

The Digital Health Corner

Blockchain was first developed as a means of transaction for the digital currency Bitcoin. now that it has entered the digital world (albeit tepidly) via EHRs and IT support. One of the most obvious benefits of blockchain resides in improving privacy of electronic health records. Herding a patient’s data from many sources into a single record has always been a lofty goal of digital health.

AMA Chair: Digital health has great potential, but it's often not living up to it

Mobi Health News

In the areas of interoperability, telemedicine, health apps and AI, we still have work to do

Health IT and Vegas: Made for Each Other

Digital Health

I was in Las Vegas at HIMSS this last week, which, for the uninitiated, is a veritable orgy of health information technology (HIT). Someone from HIMSS leadership told me that over 42,000 people had shown up and they were expecting closer to 45,000. It’s a long way from 1998, I’ll tell you.

Data overload in digital health

Digital Leaders HealthTech

The healthcare landscape has shifted to the point in which consumers are in control like never before and newfound knowledge about their own health is empowering. The concern here is that the exponential growth of health data is sharply outpacing any sort of integration efforts?—?there

Rwanda : The Digital Health Pioneer

Lloyd Price

This has translated into improvements in the health situation. All targets related to the three health-MDGs were met, with a notable success in reduction of child mortality and considerable improvements in maternal health. "Rwanda’s

The The Five Biggest Areas of Opportunity for Digital Health

The Digital Health Corner

Digital health is unquestionably becoming part of healthcare lexicon and fabric. Electronic health records (EHRs) and personal fitness trackers have helped create awareness through use. The entrepreneurial enthusiasm for the healthcare space is evident by the volume of digital health incubators , medical school innovation centers, and angel investors. Increasing healthcare consolidation of hospitals has exacerbated the problem of lack of interoperability.

Discord within Apple's health team, benefits from brain training games and more digital health news briefs

Mobi Health News

Also: Why digital medicine requires data interoperability; Portable smartphone tool quickly detects cholera in the field.

How Philips Has Pivoted In the COVID-19 Pandemic: Connected Care From Hospital to Home

Health Populi

Philips continues on its “journey into Connected Care,” as Roy described the current trajectory as the company has pivoted directly into the heart of the coronavirus pandemic with health care systems around the world. It’s also an enormous stress test of the [health care] system.

Survey: Majority of Health IT Execs Feel Behind the Curve on Digital Health

hea!thcare innovation - Clinical IT

Clinician resistance, interoperability issues cited as top barriers

Interoperability & Healthcare – the Role of Telehealth

Health Recovery Solutions

In the age of the digital health revolution, providers now more than ever are being faced with the decision of whether to incorporate technology solutions to aide, scale, and compliment their market strategies for patient care. The pillar of interoperability is the stream of workflows, patient data, and other necessary information through software and data integrations. EMR cost savings care continuum interoperability

What Are Digital Health Services & Technologies?

Waracle

Increased proliferation of mobile and web-based technologies such as wearables, smartphones and apps, are not only changing the way we interact and communicate, they’re actively transforming the way we track and monitor our health and well-being. Digital health services and technologies comprise a wide range of categories including personalised medicine, telehealth, telemedicine, wearables, health information technology and mobile health (mHealth).

CMS's 2019 proposal makes broad strides in telehealth, interoperability, documentation

Mobi Health News

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released its new proposed Physician Fee Schedule and Qualified Payment Program updates for 2019, and the announcement includes some big strides forward in promoting digital health technology, including widened telemedicine coverage, an overhaul of documentation requirements, and a new focus on interoperability

Digital Health Hype Cycle 2020

Lloyd Price

For the fourth year in a row I would like to share my thoughts on what I see as the cutting edge, emerging, developing and mature technologies from around the digital health world visualised in a "Digital Health Hype Cycle 2020" infographic. (My

Partners launches expansive 5-year digital health innovation plan

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Partners HealthCare on Thursday announced a new five-year technology initiative designed to drive digital innovation, improve clinical care and enhance the patient experience. It also comprises an insurance plan, physician network, community health centers and long-term care services.

Connect Health Initiative Lauds CMS Digital Health Interoperability Initiative

ConnectedHealth

Las Vegas, NV - Today, CMS Administrator Seema Verma announced new proposals to promote interoperability in the digital health ecosystem that support greater patient data access. The proposals, which include a new version of the Blue Button API and stricter rules on data blocking, will bring significant benefits to innovators in the digital health ecosystem.

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.

Tools for Paying Medical Bills Don’t Help Health Consumers Manage Their Financial Health

Health Populi

There’s a gap between the supply of digital health tools that hospitals and health systems offer patients, and what patients-as-consumers need for overall health and wellbeing. Only 1 in 3 felt their consumer digital experience was considered “the best possible”.

Micky Tripathi’s glass-half-full view of EHR interoperability – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Following the announcement of implementation of the Carequality-CommonWell interoperability collaboration, I was fortunate enough to catch up with Micky Tripathi ( @mickytripathi1 ) to discuss this development and put it in context. Interoperability is not a switch; it’s more like a dial.”

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Micky Tripathi’s glass-half-full view of EHR interoperability – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Following the announcement of implementation of the Carequality-CommonWell interoperability collaboration, I was fortunate enough to catch up with Micky Tripathi ( @mickytripathi1 ) to discuss this development and put it in context. Interoperability is not a switch; it’s more like a dial.”

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“An Opportunity for Leadership”: How Major Changes Are Shaping COVID-19 Strategies

Health System CIO

Digital Health Disaster Recovery Featured Infectious Disease Management Interoperability Interviews Telehealth Graham Hughes John Halamka Mayo Clinic SaykaraBetween the “all consuming” efforts to ensure providers can deliver care and support a remote workforce in the midst of COVID-19, while also trying to make sense of the recent regulatory changes, healthcare IT leaders face challenging times. But there’s an opportunity there, says Dr. John Halamka.

Micky Tripathi’s glass-half-full view of EHR interoperability – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Following the announcement of implementation of the Carequality-CommonWell interoperability collaboration, I was fortunate enough to catch up with Micky Tripathi ( @mickytripathi1 ) to discuss this development and put it in context. Interoperability is not a switch; it’s more like a dial.”

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Micky Tripathi’s glass-half-full view of EHR interoperability – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Following the announcement of implementation of the Carequality-CommonWell interoperability collaboration, I was fortunate enough to catch up with Micky Tripathi ( @mickytripathi1 ) to discuss this development and put it in context. Interoperability is not a switch; it’s more like a dial.”

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Micky Tripathi’s glass-half-full view of EHR interoperability – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Following the announcement of implementation of the Carequality-CommonWell interoperability collaboration, I was fortunate enough to catch up with Micky Tripathi ( @mickytripathi1 ) to discuss this development and put it in context. Interoperability is not a switch; it’s more like a dial.”

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Micky Tripathi’s glass-half-full view of EHR interoperability – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Following the announcement of implementation of the Carequality-CommonWell interoperability collaboration, I was fortunate enough to catch up with Micky Tripathi ( @mickytripathi1 ) to discuss this development and put it in context. Interoperability is not a switch; it’s more like a dial.”

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What Are Digital Health Services & Technologies?

Waracle

Increased proliferation of mobile and web-based technologies such as wearables, smartphones and apps, are not only changing the way we interact and communicate, they’re actively transforming the way we track and monitor our health and well-being. Digital health services and technologies comprise a wide range of categories including personalised medicine, telehealth, telemedicine, wearables, health information technology and mobile health (mHealth).

The Heart of Health at CES 2020 – Evidence & Innovation Bridge Consumers and Doctors

Health Populi

The digital health presence at CES 2020 is the fastest-growing segment of consumer technologies at the Show this year, increasing by 25% over 2019. One in two people would like to monitor stress and heart health, and 33% would like to monitor blood glucose levels.

Cost and Convenience Underpin Patient Demands As Health Consumers

Health Populi

Across generations, from younger to older patients, cost, transparency and convenience drive consumer satisfaction, Accenture’s latest health consumer survey found. have chosen to use a non-traditional health care setting. health care — and desirable.

The Single Market for Healthcare in Europe: Learnings for the U.S.

Health Populi

When I’m in the UK later this week, I’ll address the challenge for the UK, Brexit and the National Health Service. Two key issues are in my work-radar this trip: digital health cross-border, and health innovation funding.

What #CES2019 5 Tech Trends to Watch Mean for Health/Care

Health Populi

As #CES2019 kicks off in Las Vegas with today’s first Media Day, the Consumer Technology Association presented its forecast on the 5 Technology Trends to Watch in 2019 — and they all play into health, wellness, and medical care. Digital Health Tech Empowers Patients.

The new Digital Health model : Disruption, Engagement, Integration and Trust

Lloyd Price

Traditional digital health models Most developed countries have moved away from paper-based healthcare solutions and have adopted or are in the process of adopting ‘traditional’ digital healthcare models (see Figure 4). It is looking to move health information to the cloud.

Despite Use of Health IT Tools, U.S. Primary Care Physicians Struggle With Care Coordination

Healthcare IT Today

The survey, which reached out to primary care physicians around the world, found that despite having powerful health IT tools at the ready, U.S.-based A new survey has drawn conclusions that, while infuriating, probably won’t surprise anyone working in the U.S. healthcare system today.

WhatsApp, Messaging Apps and the future of Digital Health in the UK

Lloyd Price

Messaging apps are the future of digital health technology in the UK. 3) MedCrowd - [link] medDigital was selected to join the first cohort of the DigitalHealth.London Accelerator - a world-class programme that supports SMEs to develop digital health innovations for the NHS.

AMA partners with Google on interoperability challenge

FierceHealthIT

A new "Health Care Interoperability and Innovation Challenge" spearheaded by the American Medical Association (AMA) and sponsored by Google, calls on digital health startups to find ways to leverage patient-generated date from wearables and apps into "accessible and actionable information."