Fri.Sep 13, 2019

Bold Health launches new platform combining CBT, digital for gut health

Mobi Health News

Zemedy is an app targeted at treating irritable bowel syndrome symptoms through a combination of CBT, hypnotherapy exercises and stress management techniques.


How should your organization assess telehealth ROI?

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

As more health systems avail themselves of the quality, cost and access benefits that come with telehealth, IT leaders naturally have big questions about how those major investments in technology infrastructure, reshaped clinical strategy and staffing changes should be paying off.

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Signant Health collaborates with Shanghai Mental Health Centre for neuroscience study

Mobi Health News

Pennsylvania-based Signant Health (formerly CRF Health and Bracket), which provides a suite of electronic clinical outcome assessment (eCOA), eConsent and Patient Engagement solutions, announced that it will provide electronic informed consent for a significant neuroscience study by the Shanghai Mental Health Centre (SMHC).

Health Plan Use Of Wearables Data Will Come With New Challenges

Healthcare IT Today

In recent times, health plans have taken an interest in integrating wearables into their wellness efforts.

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Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

In-Depth: Telehealth providers working with colleges to supplement students' behavioral health, physical care

Mobi Health News

By deploying their products alongside campus health services, telehealth companies are seeing engagement rates outperforming those of the general population

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More Health Systems Are Catching FHIR

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Patricia Hyle, vice president of product commercialization, StayWell. Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources or FHIR was introduced in 2014 as a data standard for electronic health records to adopt, enabling improved access in sharing health data. The move was predicated by new standards set for the with the passing of the Affordable Care Act in […].


Apps in Clinical Practice

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Using Apps in Clinical Practice: Competency Considerations Although many practitioners report an interest in using apps in their clinical practice, few have received any training to consider the many issues that can arise. This program will introduce basic topics related … Read more.


UCHealth’s Wellness Effort Includes EHR Optimization Sprints

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Other patient care organizations seek to replicate agile approach developed in Colorado

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Employers eye worker-centered health benefit options: survey


Employers are rethinking their approach to health benefit design to curb rising costs—and to stay competitive in a tight job market, a new report shows


Primary Care Is Dead. Long Live Primary Care!

The primary care system is failing patients and providers. Capacity shortages have led to long wait times and physician burnout. To fix the system, we must find innovative ways to boost capacity and meet patient-consumers’ shifting expectations.

The Divide Between Healthcare Marketing (CMO) and Healthcare IT (CIO) Is Deep

Healthcare IT Today

This week I had the pleasure of attending the SHSMD (Society for Health Care Strategy & Market Development) 2019 Annual conference in Nashville, TN.

Beth Israel, Dana-Farber leaders offer a prescription for better digital health: Actionable data at the point of care


Digital health companies hold promise to address major healthcare challenges and have the potential to disrupt the industry. One big obstacle: More data from more sources could be overwhelming to clinicians

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Weekly News Recap Surescripts cuts off prescription data access. Weekender


Industry Voices—Attention Medicare Advantage plans: It’s not too late to meet year-end goals


Medicare Advantage plans still have time to meet their year-end goals

Big Idea: Primary Care Automation

Healthcare automation that gives primary care providers more time with their patients—and less on screens—can improve care for patients, increase satisfaction for providers, and deliver positive bottom-line results for system leaders. Download this guide to learn how to optimize automation and keep the patient-provider relationship at the heart of the healthcare experience.

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UVA Health System announces revamp of collection practices after controversy


Starting in 2020, the University of Virginia Health System will no longer sue patients as a matter of routine in collections cases and will reduce bills for patients least likely to be able to afford them, officials announced Friday


Ethical Hacking – Automating Information Gathering


As consultants we are constantly looking for gaps in industries that utilize technology. One of the most common gaps we see is with information security. Unfortunately, information security is often ignored and not taken seriously until after an incident occurs.


OIG: Part D rebates grew but not enough to offset price spikes


Rebates for Medicare Part D grew by $2 billion from 2011 to 2015, but the growth was limited to a minority of Part D drugs, a federal watchdog found

Virtual Front Door or Brick Wall? Care Pathways in Healthcare

Are you offering your patients a virtual front door or a brick wall? Today, 85% of healthcare visits start online. If your patients don’t have a way to access care virtually, you’re losing them to Dr. Google. Clear care pathways that start online ensure your patients get the best care they need while staying loyal to you. - Untitled Article

The U.S. Census Bureau released their annual report on health insurance coverage in the United States which shows the number of uninsured Americans rose from 2017 to 2018


Pew Charitable Trusts, Microsoft urge Congress to support ONC's information blocking proposal


The Pew Charitable Trusts, along with Microsoft, the American Medical Informatics Association and the Commonwealth Fund, are throwing their weight behind the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT's information blocking proposal

How to Create and Configure SSL Key and Trust Stores Part 2/3


This post is the second in a multi-part series talking about setting up and configuring key and trust stores for IBM MQ and IBM Integration Bus. The screenshots are clickable for a sharp image. At this point you should have your key stores and trust stores created and empty.


Setting Realistic Expectations For Transparency Initiatives In Healthcare

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Ken Perez, vice president of healthcare policy, Omnicell, Inc. Transparency has been a popular concept for many years. While some would call it a buzzword, the Trump administration has made it a repeated theme of several of its pronouncements regarding healthcare reform. Executive Order (EO) 13813, “Promoting Healthcare Choice and Competition Across the United States,” issued […].


Convenience Care Is Here, and It's Eating Your Lunch

Patients want high-quality care that is accessible and affordable. If they can’t get it from you, direct-to-consumer healthcare services make it easy for them to get it somewhere else. Give them the ability to consume your services just like they consume everything else in their lives: on their phones or computers, quickly, and where it’s convenient for them.