Thu.Apr 01, 2021

The Cost of Healthcare Can Drive Medical Rationing and Crowd Out Other Household Spending

Health Populi

One in five people in the U.S. cannot afford to pay for quality health care — an especially acute challenge for Black and Hispanic Americans, according to a West Health-Gallup poll conducted in March 2021, a year into the COVID-19 pandemic.

UAE first country in Arab world to begin manufacturing COVID-19 vaccine

Mobi Health News

Hayat-Vax is a joint collaboration between Sinopharm CNBG and Abu Dhabi’s G42. Meanwhile, the country’s COVID-19 contact tracing app will now also function as a national vaccine registry.

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Net Health Acquires Casamba

Healthcare IT Today

Net Health, a leading provider of cloud-based software for specialty medical providers, today announced that it has acquired Casamba LLC, a provider of electronic medical record (EMR) solutions for physical, speech and occupational therapy providers and home health and hospice agencies.

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Mantra Health's $2M extension will help expand its college mental health offering across the US

Mobi Health News

The virtual care startup will also look to accept additional health insurance carriers going forward. Investing, Health and Wellness, Behavioral health, Patient Access, Telehealth, Digital Health, Business, Care, Technology

Shaping the Future of Telemedicine with GoBe Robots

The GoBe Robot allows doctors to move around and participate in diagnosis and treatment from wherever they are, enabling efficient remote health interaction between staff and patients while saving time, costs and CO2.

AMA unit Health2047 spins out obesity testing startup to accelerate personalized medicine

FierceHealthIT

AMA unit Health2047 spins out obesity testing startup to accelerate personalized medicine. hlandi. Thu, 04/01/2021 - 11:23

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Mastercard makes healthcare move with digital ID solution patients can use on their smartphones

FierceHealthIT

Mastercard makes healthcare move with digital ID solution patients can use on their smartphones. hlandi. Thu, 04/01/2021 - 16:03

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Digital therapeutics startup Dthera Sciences was sunk by Alzheimer's drug failures, CMS reimbursement limitations

Mobi Health News

Former CEO Ed Cox tells the story of Dthera Sciences and outlines how the digital therapeutics landscape has shifted since his company's heyday. Digital Health, Finance, Reimbusement, Investing, Life Sciences, Pharma, Technology, Business, Care

Healthcare Ransomware Attacks Cost Nearly $21 Billion In 2020. Now What?

Healthcare IT Today

As the dust settles on 2020, it’s become clear that this was an unbelievably bad year for healthcare ransomware attacks. In fact, it was a year that cost organizations $20.8 billion in ransomware expenses, according to a new estimate. Worse, there is no future relief in sight.

Apple displays airport travel guidance, Facebook adds vaccine themed frame and other digital health briefs

Mobi Health News

Also: Biocomposites launches new companion app. Glytec introduces latest version of its eGlycemic Management System. Digital Health, Technology

Why Is Patient Engagement Important? | Frontline Group

There are 5 critical opportunities to unlock the full power of patient engagement, which can improve your patient retention, as well as improving their health outcomes. In this eBook you will learn about: What Is Patient Engagement? How Does Patient Engagement Improve Outcomes? Why Is It Important to Include Patients in Their Care? What Are Patient Engagement Tools? What is Patient Engagement technology? Download Now this informational resource and start using a patient engagement platform to give yourself as a Provider higher satisfaction scores.

FCC moves forward with $250M telehealth program with a focus on equitable distribution

FierceHealthIT

FCC moves forward with $250M telehealth program with a focus on equitable distribution. hlandi. Thu, 04/01/2021 - 10:05

How COVID-19 has transformed public policy and population health efforts

Mobi Health News

Telehealth, mental health and racial inequality issues have put a spotlight on how to address the needs of underserved populations

Evaluating and Managing Risk in a Healthcare Organization

Healthcare IT Today

Ever since I first met Censinet a little over a year ago, I’ve been impressed by how well the company can deliver value to an organization. When you look at it, it’s one of the simplest ideas I’ve seen that just makes sense.

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center joins Ascension to pilot Google's EHR search tool

FierceHealthIT

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center joins Ascension to pilot Google's EHR search tool. hlandi. Thu, 04/01/2021 - 10:35

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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.

Can a Nursing Change Model Help Improve Performance and Outcomes Related to Transitions of Care and Readmissions?

HealthStream

Transitions of care and especially readmission rates have long been on the minds and featured heavily on the dashboards of the nation’s healthcare leaders. Practicing nursing change models also can help prepare patients for successful transitions of care

Advocate Aurora has a new investment arm and just placed its first healthcare bets

FierceHealthIT

Advocate Aurora has a new investment arm and just placed its first healthcare bets. treed. Thu, 04/01/2021 - 15:01

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Why Remote Monitoring Is Essential to Manage High Blood Pressure

Health Recovery Solutions

Nearly half of US adults suffer from hypertension, and only 1 out of 4 have it under control. As one of the leading risk factors for heart disease, stroke, and many other often dire conditions, it’s essential that patients have the resources to control their hypertension.

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New ACA subsidies go into effect as HHS announces $50M boost to outreach funding

FierceHealthIT

New ACA subsidies go into effect as HHS announces $50M boost to outreach funding. rking. Thu, 04/01/2021 - 13:55

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Frontline Call Center Partners with VBurchett Consulting to Improve Patients' Experiences

Frontline Call Center and VBurchett Consulting are joining forces in modern patient care with a new patient engagement center that utilizes telemedicine.

COVID-19 ratcheting up demand for virtual behavioral healthcare, Cigna finds

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Enterprise Taxonomy: Telehealth Patient Access Care

Industry Voices—Recognizing the mental health medical home in addiction care

FierceHealthIT

Industry Voices—Recognizing the mental health medical home in addiction care. treed. Thu, 04/01/2021 - 10:23

SteadyMD Raises $25 Million to Power Telehealth Infrastructure for Digital Health Companies and Employers in All 50 States

Healthcare IT Today

SteadyMD, a technology company and healthcare provider that delivers high-quality telehealth experiences in all 50 states, today announced a $25 million Series B capital raise to enhance the company’s platform services that now power the telehealth infrastructure of digital health businesses and employers.

Industry Voices—Bridging the gap between virtual care and the ICU starts with clinicians

FierceHealthIT

Industry Voices—Bridging the gap between virtual care and the ICU starts with clinicians. hlandi. Thu, 04/01/2021 - 11:55

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Your Team's Pragmatic Guide to Security

Speaker: Naresh Soni, CTO, Tsunami XR

The pandemic has led to new data vulnerabilities, and therefore new cybersecurity threats. As technology leaders, it's time to rethink some of your product security strategies. Whether you need to rework your security architecture, improve performance, and/or deal with new threats, this webinar has you covered.

A good hot beverage on #FHIR

Healthcare Exchange Standards

Given that #FHIR heats a hot beverage. Dave Pyke and I collaborated on a FHIR Implementation Guide on how to brew a good hot beverage, following RFC-2324 from April 1st 1998 -- see the our " Hot Beverage FHIR Implementation Guide " #AprilFoolsDay

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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota CEO Craig Samitt to retire in May

FierceHealthIT

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota CEO Craig Samitt to retire in May. pminemyer. Thu, 04/01/2021 - 11:23

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Realize Immediate IT Synergies Following a Merger or Acquisition

LeanIX

Whether to gain control of assets, instantly improve topline revenues, or maximize synergistic potential, the reasons behind companies joining forces have largely remained the same: To capitalize on economies of scale.

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Chutes & Ladders—Walmart CMO to depart; Color nabs CFO from Google

FierceHealthIT

Chutes & Ladders—Walmart CMO to depart; Color nabs CFO from Google. treed. Thu, 04/01/2021 - 07:16

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Product Transformation: Adapting Your Solutions for Cloud Models

Speaker: Ahmad Jubran, Cloud Product Innovation Consultant

In order to maintain a competitive advantage, CTOs and product managers are shifting their products to the cloud. Many do this by simply replicating their current architectures in the cloud. Those previous architectures, which were optimized for transactional systems, aren't well-suited for the new age of AI. Whether you're a seasoned CTO or an industry trailblazer, this webinar will help make your product ready to meet the competition by adopting an architecture that is optimized for AI innovation. Join Ahmad Jubran, Cloud Product Innovation Consultant, and learn how to adapt your solutions for cloud models the right way.

Healthcare Client Gets Major Commerce Upgrade

Perficient

Cardinal Health, a major healthcare services client, needed help upgrading from HCL Commerce V7 to V9 to serve its Medical Solutions Segment which is responsible for the sale and distribution of medical products to hospitals and other healthcare providers.

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Make EDMCS Approval workflows easier with Policy filters

Perficient

Approval policies in Oracle Enterprise Data Management Cloud Services (EDMCS) enable approvers to review requests and approve or reject their contents. You configure the request by specifying who can approve the request and how many approvals are needed.

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Using IBM Filenet P8 Content Engine Bulk Import Tool

Perficient

Do you need to use IBM Filenet P8 Content Engine Bulk Import Tool? Me too. Unfortunately, I couldn’t find any videos on how to get it setup, so I spent some time going through the documentation to learn how to use it, and put one together myself. I hope you find it useful.

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