Fri.Mar 17, 2023

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Contributed: Why digital health is fertile ground for reproductive care innovation

Mobi Health News

Fertility care is expensive and often hard to access. OCA Ventures' Dana Sun and Ellen Bursey explain the digital health landscape and offer advice for investors and founders in the space.

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Food-as-Medicine Update: How SNAP Members Face Greater Chronic Illness

Health Populi

The pandemic worsened food insecurity for many people in the U.S., putting more people at risk for not only hunger but for chronic diseases that can be managed with access to nutritious, fresh food. In Helping SNAP Consumers During Economic Headwinds from Numerator, we get a current read on food security, the SNAP program, and the challenges of chronic health management that are intimately tied.

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Pear Therapeutics exploring sale, other 'strategic alternatives'

Mobi Health News

Without a transaction, the prescription digital therapeutics company said it may need to reorganize or liquidate.

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HIMSSCast: Telehealth is improving the care experience for cancer patients

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Together, telehealth consults and an array of emerging digital health tools are helping streamline access to care and improve the patient experience for oncology and other specialty care. One place where that's proving true is The Clinic at Cleveland Clinic , that health system's joint telemedicine venture with Amell. Frank McGillin, CEO of The Clinic spoke with Healthcare IT News about some of the cost savings, patient experience gains and other care delivery efficiencies occurring ther

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The Cost of Inefficient Communication in Home Care & Beyond

This eBook explores the critical issues of using consumer-grade messaging apps like WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, and SMS in healthcare, especially home care. It highlights the negative impacts on patient care quality, data security, and HIPAA compliance and provides practical solutions to enhance communication efficiency! You will learn how to: Consolidate Messaging Platforms: Streamline communication by reducing the use of multiple apps, improving efficiency in patient care.

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Jonathan Bush's health data startup Zus Health raises $40M

Mobi Health News

Zus also announced a partnership with primary care tech company Elation Health.

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Roundup: eHealth NSW exec moving to Telstra Health as CTO and more briefs

Mobi Health News

Also, MasterCare has introduced a new discharge summary module.

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How Is Mental Health Practice Software Benefiting Practitioners?

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Of late, the healthcare industry is going through a tornado of technological revolution. Among them, the introduction of mental health practice software has taken over the healthcare industry by storm. A handful of practitioners have […] The article How Is Mental Health Practice Software Benefiting Practitioners?

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Roundup: Vietnamese e-pharmacy Medigo raises $2M and more digital health fundings

Mobi Health News

Also, Intellect has secured undisclosed investment from IHH Healthcare for its regional expansion.

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Algonquin College and Queensway Carleton Hospital Partner for Hands-On EHR Training using MEDITECH Expanse

Digital Health Global

CANTON, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Algonquin College and Queensway Carleton Hospital (QCH) are teaming up to provide students with valuable hands-on experience to prepare them for working with a real electronic health record (EHR). As part of the College’s digital health programs, they are using MEDITECH Expanse to teach EHR configuration, workflows, collaboration, and security in lab sessions this semester.

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HIPAA Compliance: Can Your Organization Avoid Costly Government Penalties and Fines?

Colington Consulting was established in 2013 and helps organizations achieve HIPAA compliance and ensures clients stay current with the latest enforcement trends. We provide a full range of HIPAA compliance services and consulting. What separates us from our competitors is our knowledge of HIPAA compliance regulations and their application to each of our client’s particular scenarios and requirements.

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OpenLoop raises $15M to enhance virtual care support services

Mobi Health News

The company also announced a new payer network and revenue cycle management service.

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2023 MedDev eMarketing Summit

Digital Health Global

Join the Medical Device Industry’s Leading Senior Marketing Experts in this Interactive, Engaging, Unique “TED-style” Summit (San Diego, CA, USA – May 9-10, 2023) DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “2023 MedDev eMarketing Summit” conference has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. Now in its 7th year, the popular Medical Device Industry’s one-of-a-kind ‘TED-style’ digital marketing leadership Summit is back this May in b

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Addressing Clinical Staffing Shortages in Healthcare: The Crucial Role of IT Investment

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Doug McDonald, Director of Technology in the Office of the CTO at Extreme Networks In healthcare, clinical staffing shortages can significantly impact the quality of patient care and the overall efficiency of healthcare organizations. With an aging population and a rising demand for healthcare services, it is an increasing challenge for healthcare organizations to attract and retain enough qualified clinical staff.

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North Carolina Blues plan says food-as-medicine program resulted in better outcomes for diabetes patients

FierceHealthIT

North Carolina Blues plan says food-as-medicine program resulted in better outcomes for diabetes patients fdiamond Fri, 03/17/2023 - 15:06

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The Secret to Supercharging Your Organizations Communications

Effective collaboration among all care team members is critical to delivering better patient outcomes. A key element to achieving effective collaboration is through the implementation of a clinical communication and collaboration platform. In a fast-paced, high-stress and critical environment, people tend to do whatever gets the job done. Therefore will scramble and use the systems, people, or processes around them to get an outcome more quickly - which can often be at the expense of quality.

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PointClickCare Advances the Transition Toward Value-Based Care with Acquisition of Patient Pattern

Healthcare IT Today

Proven care management solution integrates with leading health information technology platform to improve care for high-needs patient populations PointClickCare Technologies , a leading healthcare technology platform enabling meaningful collaboration and access to real‐time insights at every stage of the patient healthcare journey, today announced the acquisition of Patient Pattern.

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Thomas Jefferson University to offer master's in health professions education to support rising interest in academia

FierceHealthIT

Thomas Jefferson University to offer master's in health professions education to support rising interest in academia agliadkovskaya Fri, 03/17/2023 - 15:38

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Ampersand Health launches remote monitoring platform

DigitalHealth

Ampersand Health has launched a remote monitoring platform for clinicians as well as a series of disease-specific apps for patients.

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At SXSW 2023, OpenAI's Greg Brockman and 23andMe's Anne Wojcicki dive into the potential for AI in healthcare

FierceHealthIT

At SXSW 2023, OpenAI's Greg Brockman and 23andMe's Anne Wojcicki dive into the potential for AI in healthcare hlandi Fri, 03/17/2023 - 13:16

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Ambiq’s neuralSPOT HeartKit™ enables Real-Time Heart Monitoring AI Applications

Ambiq®, a leading developer of ultra-low-power semiconductor solutions that deliver a multifold increase in energy efficiency, introduces HeartKit, its latest addition to neuralSPOT. This optimized AI model enables running various real-time heart monitoring applications to help users and their healthcare providers quickly identify any irregular events to take necessary actions.

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Real value of digital maturity assessment lies in “starting conversations”

DigitalHealth

NHS England’s new digital maturity assessment questionnaire can support valuable discussions about local priorities, someone involved in the pilot has said.

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House lawmakers seek to ban spread pricing in Medicaid in latest PBM reform effort

FierceHealthIT

House lawmakers seek to ban spread pricing in Medicaid in latest PBM reform effort rking Fri, 03/17/2023 - 16:25

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Next 51 Labs to Focus on Reducing Maternal Mortality in the U.S. With Capital From Laerdal Million Lives Fund

Digital Health Global

U.S. maternal mortality spikes to highest rate in more than 60 years, affecting Black mothers the most CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–MATTER announces the next focus area of its 51 Labs accelerator : reducing maternal mortality in the U.S. MATTER is currently recruiting corporate partners for the accelerator, which will launch later this year and will advance the development of innovations to reduce maternal mortality in the U.S., focusing on access to care and early intervention.

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The ACA slimmed coverage gaps between racial and ethnic groups: study

FierceHealthIT

The ACA slimmed coverage gaps between racial and ethnic groups: study pminemyer Fri, 03/17/2023 - 16:21

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The 2023 Behavioral Health Industry Report

This report explores current issues in the behavioral health industry in 2023. Topics covered include quantitative statistics describing the overall increase in behavioral health issues, the impact of psychologist and staff burnout, how HIPAA compliance is once again at the top of our minds & much more!

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Digital Health’s monthly roundup of contracts and go lives

DigitalHealth

Our latest roundup features Jump winning an NHS England contract and Worcestershire Acute Hospitals deploying Altera Digital Health’s Sunrise EPR.

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Ascertain's predictive AI preeclampsia algorithm marks continued focus on femtech amid cooling markets

FierceHealthIT

Ascertain's predictive AI preeclampsia algorithm marks continued focus on femtech amid cooling markets aburky Fri, 03/17/2023 - 14:44

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Blockchain technology and its potential impact on healthcare

João Bocas

Blockchain is a digital ledger that helps to streamline the process of transactions between different parties in a business.

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#FierceMadness: The competition to determine healthcare's most powerful person is back!

FierceHealthIT

#FierceMadness: The competition to determine healthcare's most powerful person is back!

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Patient Engagement & Cultural Competence Training Roadmap: A Guide to Reducing Staff Burnout

Speaker: Dr. Mauvareen Beverley, Patient Engagement and Cultural Competence Specialist

If you’re a healthcare provider, chances are you have experienced symptoms of burnout yourself or have colleagues who are currently facing extreme career dissatisfaction. One of the many ways to partially alleviate burnout is active patient engagement. By engaging with patients to understand their needs and preferences, healthcare providers can develop treatments tailored to the individual patient.

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New vs used mobile medical clinic vehicle: Which one should you choose?

KB Dental Consulting

Mobile medical clinics have been around for several years.

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