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How voice technology could speed up EHR searches

Mobi Health News

Yaa Kumah, assistant professor of biomedical informatics at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, discussed the opportunities and hurdles for voice technology in provider organizations last week at Harvard Medical School.

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Magellan Health uses smartphone-based AI tech to help Hep C patients

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Magellan Health, a healthcare payer organization in Scottsdale, Arizona, needed to address adherence to oral medication therapy. THE PROBLEM.

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Researchers develop wearable fetal heartbeat sensor from consumer-grade devices

Mobi Health News

In a recent study, the technology performed on par with recordings of fetal cardiotocography results.

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Part 2 rule this week?

Morning eHealth

Unions split on 'Medicare for All' — Buttigieg: the latest telemed enthusiast

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.

Menopause telehealth startup closes $4M round

Mobi Health News

Genneve, which has its roots in providing personal lubricants, also offers educational materials, online assessment tools, curated support products and message boards for community engagement

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Experian Health acquires care coordination company MyHealthDirect

Mobi Health News

The deal closed last week, although financial terms have not yet been disclosed

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Telehealth use jumps at inpatient facilities while outpatient adoption remains flat: survey

FierceHealthIT

Telehealth adoption among hospitals and health systems is on the rise—up from 54% in 2014 to 85% in 2019—while adoption among outpatient healthcare facilities remains flat, according to two new reports

Ro snags Buzzfeed's CTO, Dr. Andrew Trister moves from Apple to Gates Foundation and more digital health hires

Mobi Health News

CommonSpirit Health appoints its first chief information and digital officer; Zero's new CMO, chief business officer

Kaiser Permanente’s net income skyrockets to $2B in second quarter

FierceHealthIT

Kaiser Permanente’s net income soared to $2 billion in the second quarter of 2019, a dramatic increase over the $653 million posted the year before.

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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.

Blue Heron Capital Invests in Largest Chronic Care Management Provider, ChartSpan

Healthcare IT Today

Blue Heron Capital, a growth equity firm based in Richmond, Virginia, has announced its investment in a Series A round in ChartSpan Medical Technologies, Inc. The firm is part of a five-investor syndicate.

FDA shatters generic drug approval record

FierceHealthIT

The Food and Drug Administration has approved or tentatively approved 1,028 generic drugs since the end of July, ensuring another record federal fiscal year of approvals

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Getting More Women Speakers in Radiology & Informatics

MedTech Boston

If you’ve ever been to a meeting or conference in healthcare, there may be something that you have noticed: the lack of. The post Getting More Women Speakers in Radiology & Informatics appeared first on MedTech Boston. News healthcare equality women health it women healthcare women speakers

Healthcare industry groups warn final ‘public charge’ rule could impact immigrant health, drive up costs 

FierceHealthIT

The Trump administration on Monday finalized its “public charge” rule on immigration, and experts within the healthcare industry are warning about the potential negative impacts the regulation could have.

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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.

NHS Invests £250M in National Artificial Intelligence Lab

Healthcare Informatics

Health officials have outlined several core goals for the lab’s work around personalized treatment, earlier cancer detection and keeping patients out of the hospital

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Patient handoffs to post-acute care providers still largely a manual process, hindering effective care coordination

FierceHealthIT

On the front lines of healthcare, the way patient information is shared remains largely a manual process done through a combination of faxes, emails and paper records, according to a recent study on transitions of care

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Robotic process automation: The way to bring about healthcare efficiencies?

Lloyd Price

Reducing costs but not taking time away between a doctor and patient is one of the key aspects to RPA according to Leivo, as she examines what she describes as an unsustainable trend in healthcare. “If

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Healthcare Regulatory Training Requirements Never Stop Changing!

HealthStream

Meeting regulatory requirements for mandatory annual education doesn’t have to be a headache, even when requirements keep changing

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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!

Kaiser Permanente: It's possible to reduce post C-section opioid use

FierceHealthIT

Kaiser Permanente released new research showing that changes in preoperative and postoperative processes can reduce opioid use for women following cesarean sections

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Updating a resource using patch

HAY on FHIR

We’ve received a bit of pushback from the community regarding our proposal to use custom operations for updating the Patient in NHI upgrade project. But the development team really isn’t keen on using PUT updates of the complete resource – the main reason being that of ‘accidental’ data changes when the updater doesn’t return the parts of the resource that should remain unaltered. Apparently, this is not uncommon with messaging based updates that are kind of similar).

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UnitedHealth study: Hospital inpatient spending from commercial plans tops $200B in 2018

FierceHealthIT

A study from mega-insurer UnitedHealth Group found that inpatient spending in hospitals among employer-insured patients was more than $200 billion last year

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AI-Based Automation Framework For Healthcare

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Cynthia Burghard, research director, IDC Health Insights. Artificial intelligence (AI) has two faces in healthcare. One face sings the praises of AI as the tonic that will enable healthcare to deliver better clinical outcomes at a lower cost and the second face is full of skepticism and raises barriers to adoption at every turn. […].

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CMS: Unsubsidized enrollment drops 40% on ACA exchanges from 2016 to 2018

FierceHealthIT

CMS report found that 2.5 million unsubsidized customers dropped from the ACA exchanges from 2016 to 2018

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Report: Most Health Systems Still Lack Long-Term Digital Strategy

hea!thcare innovation - Clinical IT

The survey of CIOs and other executives examined digital health maturation and how patient care organizations are strategizing for the future

Solving the Disconnections in Connected Care

GlobalMed

Imagine that you’re a surgeon in a large hospital network. A patient has presented to the emergency department with a ruptured ovarian cyst; before you operate, you use the surgical suite’s telemedicine platform to consult with the patient’s gynecologist, who provides valuable history.

Bioinformatics Market Size, Share and Demand Forecast to 2024

Healthcare Guys

Bioinformatics technologies are used in various pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors. They are mainly used in the medical sector, which is driven by the increasing use of bioinformatics for the drug development and discovery process