Mon.Jul 08, 2019

New Tech Tonics Episode: Imran Haque – Grounded Data Scientist

Digital Health

A computational biologist by training, Imran Haque has managed to achieve the near-impossible: embracing the promise of data science in medicine while retaining his critical faculties. He may well be just the sort of innovator required at the intersection of medicine and big data. Born and raised in the Bay Area, Imran says he grew […].

UCB, DEARhealth team up on epilepsy initiative

Mobi Health News

The companies will be using DEARhealth's platform, which integrates AI into EHRs to predict health outcomes.

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Top 45 Healthcare Blogs for 2019


Our team at eVisit is always trying to keep up with the latest healthcare news, trends, and issues that matter to physicians. Needless to say, this requires a lot of time reading and doing information gathering on the web.

SnapMD's revamped app lets providers customize, embed virtual care services into their digital ecosystem

Mobi Health News

The white-label app comes with a new SDK, APIs and features designed to support patient users


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.

Fertility tracking apps: hyped and inaccurate?

Morning eHealth

Q&A with gerontologist Louise Aronson — Obamacare arguments: week preview


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Net Health to Acquire Optima Healthcare Solutions, Expanding Its Purpose-Built Electronic Medical Record Platform

Healthcare IT Today

Security, control of data seen as key barriers to cloud adoption by pharma

Mobi Health News

There's continued resistance from many pharmaceutical industry executives, who think it's never possible to safely store sensitive data in the cloud.

How VRI (Video Remote Interpretation) Is Improving Healthcare Quality in Acute Care Organizations

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest blog post by David Fetterolf, President of Stratus Video. The need for language services in healthcare is widespread. Each day, providers are encountering a larger number of patients with limited English proficiency (LEP).

Thoughts about updating Registries


In New Zealand we are lucky enough to have had a national patient registry for some years which serves as a unique identifier of patients in New Zealand – the National Health Index or NHI.


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.

Kaiser Permanente develops machine learning tool to predict HIV risk


Researchers at Kaiser Permanente developed a machine learning algorithm that more effectively identifies people at risk of contracting HIV compared to other HIV risk prediction tools. The analytical tool enables more at-risk patients to be referred for preventive medication


E-health in Korea: Moving care beyond the hospital

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

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Industry Voices—10 tips for safeguarding patient data properly


Although threats are very real to all industries including critical infrastructure, government, financial services and others, healthcare has the biggest target on its back today. Here are 10 future-proof cybersecurity tips for healthcare organizations


OpenNotes Hits New High, with 40 Million Patients Able to Access their Notes

hea!thcare innovation - Clinical IT

The OpenNotes organization has announced that 40 million U.S. patients now have access to their physicians’ notes, via the OpenNotes program


Community Health Centers: Increase Growth through Care Management + Telehealth

Understand the Growth Potential for Community Health Centers through this Easy-To-Use Care Management Guide. This guide covers Billing, Claims Processing and Payment for CCM, BHI and More!

Global EHR market hits $31B but faces usability, interoperability challenges


The worldwide electronic health records market faces intensifying criticism related to usability and interoperability as well as slowing growth due to market saturation.

Measuring Satisfaction in Healthcare – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 14

Healthcare IT Today

For the 14th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re talking about Measuring Satisfaction in Healthcare. We all know a great experience when we see it, but measuring it across an organization is a really hard thing to do. Thus, we thought it would be a great topic for a podcast.

Providence St. Joseph Health, Microsoft form strategic alliance to leverage cloud, AI technology


Providence St. Joseph Health has formed a multiyear strategic alliance with tech giant Microsoft to modernize its health IT infrastructure across its entire system and leverage cloud and artificial intelligence technologies to improve health outcomes and reduce the total cost of care

Reducing Readmission Rates in Healthcare


Hospital readmissions affect staffing, revenue and care quality. But, readmission rates vary greatly by hospital and by state, providing us with an indication that we might have the opportunity to reduce rates by improving hospital processes. Learn more


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.

ONC deputy national coordinator stepping down to take Salt Lake City VA post


The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT's deputy national coordinator, Jon White, M.D., is stepping down from the agency's leadership position in August, according to agency chief Don Rucker, M.D. in an email to staff on Monday

UnitedHealth Group Invests in Data Science Initiative

Healthcare Informatics

UnitedHealth Group and the Atlanta University Center Consortium (AUCC) are partnering on a new initiative to prepare students to meet the growing demand in the marketplace for data analytics experts.The five-year, $8.25 million investment by


3 things to know as federal appeals court prepares to weigh in on ACA's perilous future


A federal appeals court will hear oral arguments this week on a case that could upend the entire Affordable Care Act. Here's what you need to know about where the case stands


Understanding and Overcoming Barriers To Precision Medicine

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Assaf Halevy, founder and CEO, 2bPrecise, LLC. Few healthcare leaders doubt that insights made available through precision medicine and genomics have the potential to vastly improve care and outcomes. But the industry struggles to overcome numerous barriers that, at first glance, seem to obstruct providers’ ability to fully leverage precision medicine. There is no […].


UC Health appoints first chief data and analytics officer


Cincinnati-based UC Health has tapped Michael Legg as its first chief data and analytics officer for the health system to accelerate data-driven decision making across the health system


AI Is Not The Future, It’s Now

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Jeff Springer, senior vice president of healthcare solutions, CitiusTech; and Fernando Schwartz, vice president of data science and consulting, CitiusTech. As consumers, we experience artificial intelligence (AI) every day. In fact, we’ve come to expect the consumer experience it enables, such as Amazon’s highly personalized suggestions for additional items we might like. Now is […].


Trump hints at executive order to create 'favored nation' clause to tie drug prices to low prices paid overseas


President Trump hinted on Friday that the White House will soon deliver an executive order to create a “favored nations” clause to ensure the U.S wouldn’t pay more for drugs than other countries, but he could need Congress’ help


6 Ways to Drive Higher Medicaid Reimbursement with Telemedicine


Almost a third of physicians don’t accept Medicaid patients. Most offer the same reasons: Medicaid reimbursement rates are typically lower than other insurers and the documentation requirements can be burdensome.

Unified Web portal for clinics

Healthcare Guys

Challenge. A US-based hospital chain was looking to update its infrastructure and connect all data about different hospitals in one place. They needed an up-to-date web application that would optimize their workflow basing on big data statistics.


Why Mobile Wayfinding Is a Must Have For Patient Engagement

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Joshua Titus, CEO and founder, Gozio Health. The role of mobile wayfinding solutions for hospital systems has quickly evolved from a novel service offered to an essential component of a patient-centric approach. The catalyst has been the growing importance of patient experience to meet both care and competitive standards. A wayfinding platform not only […].

Declare Your Independence From Spreadsheets


What is important to you? That is an important question and your answer(s) to it usually defines how you live your life. But what about “What is important to you professionally in your career?” Do the answers to that question define how you work, where you work, and what you do with your work?