Fri.Oct 04, 2019

Q3 2019 sees 66 digital health funding deals totaling $1.55B

Mobi Health News

Babylon Health topped the charts with a $550 million round, followed by Capsule and Healthy.io.

Uber eyes pharma, DME, and healthy meal delivery

Morning eHealth

Grassley demands answers on fraudulent tests — Interstate compounded drug data on the horizon

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Allscripts Partners With Northwell Health To Build New Voice-Enabled, AI-Based EHR

Healthcare IT Today

Allscripts has struck a deal to collaboratively design, test and release an AI-based, voice-enabled EHR with New York state’s largest health system.

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Benefits, Challenges, and Examples of Cloud Technology Application in Healthcare

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Michael Dunlop Cloud technology application in healthcare is not new.

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Stop Creating Disloyal Patients

90 percent of patients feel no obligation to stay with a healthcare system that doesn’t offer digital tools. What can you do in the face of such a sobering statistic? Patient-facing telehealth options that allow patients to get virtually instantaneous care privately, securely, and from anywhere can keep your patients from seeking care from the easiest, nearest, and cheapest provider.

Industry Voices—Without public policy changes, the U.S. risks losing the global race to innovate in healthcare

FierceHealthIT

A digital revolution in the healthcare industry has begun. While the U.S. set the trend for adoption and use of health IT, we risk losing the global race to innovate without policy changes that support the evolving landscape

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How UnitedHealthcare, Optum have teamed up to boost outcomes for nursing home patients 

FierceHealthIT

The joint efforts of UnitedHealthcare and Optum to manage care for seniors in nursing homes has paid off in substantially fewer hospitalizations and emergency department visits, a new study shows.

New Study Reveals That Electronic Health Records are Underused To Coordinate Patient Transitions

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By B.J. Boyle, vice president and general manager of post-acute insights, PointClickCare.

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Widening digital inclusion

Digital Leaders HealthTech

In partnership with Good Things Foundation , we have been researching, developing and testing new ways to support the most excluded in society to access and use digital health services and tools as part of the Widening Digital Participation Programme.

KFF: 27% of non-elderly U.S. adults have pre-existing conditions that would have been declined without ACA

FierceHealthIT

Nearly 54 million people under 65 have a pre-existing condition that would have been declined before the Affordable Care Act, according to a new analysis

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Forrester Names Leader in Virtual Health Care Solutions

Forrester Research identified and evaluated the top players in digital health. Read the report to see who stood out—and who needs to catch up.

Cybersecurity Policies

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Lack of Cybersecurity Policies Affected 1.5 Million Patients SingHealth, based in Singapore, experienced a healthcare data breach that exposed the protected health information (PHI) of 1.5 million patients.

What's next in healthcare and digital health? Here are 4 trends to watch

FierceHealthIT

Consumer-focused companies are rapidly moving further into healthcare and industry incumbents need to be ready for accelerating change: that was one of the big takeaways from CB Insights' Future of Health conference. Here are 3 more trends to watch.

Stand Out From Your Healthcare Competitors With Service Line Competitive Analysis

Geonetric

Boost your service line performance and accomplish goals like increasing brand awareness and patient volume when you dig into your competitors’ websites, service line by service line. Take an Iterative Approach Good healthcare marketing is a marathon, not a sprint.

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Health tech funding snapshot—Capsule lands $200M, Optum Ventures joins $24M round in Vim and more

FierceHealthIT

Pharmacy startup Capsule scored $200 million in a series C funding round led by venture capital firm TCV. Ginger, an on-demand behavioral healthcare company, secured $35 million led by WP Global Partners and other funding news

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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.

An Update on the LeanIX EA Connect Days 2019 Agenda

LeanIX

So here it is. After months of organizing and searching for the right speakers, we’re pleased to finally have further details to share on the 2019 EA Connect Days agenda

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Patient-Generated Health Data: Taking the Lottery Out of Love

Society for Participatory Medicine

(This post originally appeared Oct. 2, 2019 on EngagingPatients.org). The dating site Match.com wants to help singles “find the kind of relationship they’re looking for” by providing “the tools they need to help take the lottery out of love.”. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) would like to do the same for the relationship between patients and doctors through the “bi-directional availability of data,” as a notice in the Federal Register puts it.

Weekender 10/4/19

HIStalk Weekender

Weekly News Recap Northwell Health (NY) will work with Allscripts. Weekender

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The Benefits of Virtual Neonatology

InTouch Health

How SSM Health Cardinal Glennon’s TeleNICU Program Resulted in a 35% Reduction of Nursery Transfers. InTouch Health recently partnered with SSM Health Cardinal Glennon to create a TeleNICU program, aiming to reduce the number of unnecessary neonatal transfers. SSM Health Cardinal Glennon regularly receives newborn transfers that could have been prevented if onsite staff had access to neonatal specialists.

Telemedicine: Real-Time Trauma and Clinical Care with Global Reach

Today, connecting the patient to the right specialist is largely dependent on the patient’s ability to travel to the physician’s location. The ability to use technology to monitor patients in real-time, share information about their condition and provide treatment remotely, will improve the quality of care and save lives for patients everywhere.

Wrapping up BoomiWorld 2019

Perficient

As BoomiWorld wraps up and I reflect on the week, several things stand out to me. It was a week of many technology announcements, learning, and networking. Even though we heard themes focused on technology; connect, modernize, transform, innovate.

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Mobile Dental Coach for Your Success in Start-up Dentistry Practice

KB Dental Consulting

Introduction. As a dentist, you have a lot of responsibilities that this profession brings by itself and if you are a beginner, the pressure is much bigger. Dental practice demands more than just knowledge and dedication.

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Changing Delivery Dates using Amazon Web Services

Perficient

A common scenario for a customer calling into a call center is for a customer wishing to change their delivery time or date. Using AWS Services, it’s possible to automate this, reducing wait time and the cost of having a person look up dates and relay these to a customer.

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