Fri.Dec 06, 2019

New Transformation Capital partner Mike Dixon talks insights from a decade in digital health investing

Mobi Health News

The last 10 years have seen a slew of new customer bases in digital health, from pharma to employers to consumers, Dixon says

Meet the VA's new National Artificial Intelligence Institute

Morning eHealth

Dispatches from AMIA's policy forum — Dexcom sheds light on outage


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DNA testing service for shoppers launches in London stores

Mobi Health News

The DnaNudge pop-ups aim to help Waitrose and John Lewis customers make healthier food choices


Chronic Illness Holiday Gift Guide: Top 5

Christina's Considerations

Tis' the season of holidays and the giving of gifts. But, what do you get for someone with functional limitations caused by injury, chronic illness or aging processes? This year I've been keeping an eye out for a few items.

The Top 5 Challenges You’ll Face When Scaling Telehealth Services Nationally

If you’re thinking about expanding your telehealth services to more states, whether it’s five or 50, we’ve outlined the top five obstacles you’ll need to plan for, to ensure you’re delivering an exceptional brand and clinical experience.

Fragmentation, regulations pose unique challenges for Europe's digital health market

Mobi Health News

This week at the EIT Health Summit in Paris entrepreneurs, industry players, regulators and investors came together to discuss the opportunities for health innovation in Europe, and its relationship to the US market.

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VA launches National Artificial Intelligence Institute to drive research and development


The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) wants to become a leader in artificial intelligence and launched a new national institute to spur research and development in the space


Decisio Health Raises $13 million from GE Healthcare Along with Other GE Investments

Healthcare IT Today

GE Healthcare today announced its investments in and collaborations with Formlabs, CMR Surgical Ltd. and Decisio Health, companies specializing in 3D printing, surgical robotics and virtual care monitoring respectively.

Medicare Advantage rebates to hit new highs in 2020


Medicare Advantage rebates are expected to be an average $122 a month per enrollee next year, reaching a historic high, according to a new report

Fun Friday Twitter Roundup

Healthcare IT Today

It’s been a while since we’ve done a Twitter round up around here. I’m going to have to do them more often. Plus, it’s Friday and so we always like to share a little humor and fun. This time I decided to combine the two. I hope you enjoy.

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.

What Was in the Recent CMS Proposed Rule Regarding Phase 3?


CMS has proposed reforming some Phase 3 requirements that fall into three areas: designation and training of the infection preventionist, the compliance and ethics program, and Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI). What are the impacts of this change


Portal Enhancements of 2019

Health Portal Solutions

As HPS reflects back on 2019, we’d like to share 7 enhancements we’ve made to help our clients operate better and communicate more effectively. Here they are: 1.


Medicare charges spike for specialties most associated with surprise bills


Average list prices for emergency medicine and anesthesiology, the most common sources of surprise billing, outpaced annual growth compared to all other specialties, a new analysis finds

Weekender 12/6/19

HIStalk Weekender

Weekly News Recap Premier is reported to be working. Weekender


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.

CMS Administrator Seema Verma scoffs at hospital execs' arguments against transparency


NEW YORK CITY—Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma pushed back on hospitals' resistance to publishing payer-negotiated prices, as now mandated by a federal rule. Verma also warned that hospitals will face fines for not complying with the new rule

Executive Spotlight—Nationwide Children's Tim Robinson on 'profound impact' of gene therapy


Tim Robinson took on the job of CEO of Nationwide Children's Hospital on the retirement of retiring CEO Steve Allen, M.D. I caught up with Robinson recently to talk to him about his ambitions for the health system