Thu.Nov 18, 2021

How Build Back Back Better Would Reshape U.S. Healthcare

ACA Times

With the Infrastructure Bill now officially signed into law, Congress will now shift its focus onto the $1.75 trillion Build Back Better proposal. In its current version, the plan could reshape U.S. healthcare and the ACA.

Amazon, Vocera team up on new Alexa skill for patients in hospitals

Mobi Health News

The new skill will let patients verbally communicate with caregivers through Amazon Echo.

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The Future of Artificial Intelligence In Direct Patient Care

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Jordan Bazinsky, EVP of Operations at Cotiviti. Artificial intelligence has taken an increasingly prominent role in the healthcare system over the last several years.

Looking back on a year of interoperability milestones at eHealth Exchange

Mobi Health News

The health information network's executive director, Jay Nakashima, sees big progress with 21st century Cures Act compliance, TEFCA, data quality, FHIR adoption and information exchange among providers, public health agencies and labs

Medicare Is Cutting 2022 FFS Payments 9.75% & Raising CCM Reimbursements by 54%

Medicare has made its priorities clear, urging healthcare systems and medical practices to provide proactive CCM. Learn how to scale your CCM program in 60 days with no capital investment & no new practitioners in this FREE step-by-step CCM 2022 eBook.

LTI’s Comprehensive Telehealth Platform for Developing Countries

Healthcare IT Today

Telehealth has been crucial during the COVID-19 pandemic to connect patients to their health care systems. It’s impressive that clinicians, regulators, and payers managed to quickly integrate telehealth—and the innovations seem to be catching on permanently. But in the U.S.,

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Dedalus Acquires Swiftqueue to Support Patients in Accessing Healthcare Services Through a Digital Front Door

Healthcare IT Today

Dedalus Group (“Dedalus”), a leading international healthcare software solutions provider, has announced to have completed the acquisition of 100% of Swiftqueue Technologies Ltd a fast-growing cloud-native appointment and scheduling solution provider.

Ro takes $30M bet on weight loss product Plenity

Mobi Health News

This comes roughly two years after Ro inked a deal with Plenity creator Gelesis.

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Nursing startup nabs $149M for healthcare staffing platform

Fierce Healthcare

Nursing startup nabs $149M for healthcare staffing platform. rtorrence. Thu, 11/18/2021 - 12:23

Webtools Health in New Zealand launches connected care platform

Mobi Health News

The company has received additional seed funding to split off Centrik.

An Innovative & Creative Problem Solver Approach to Selling in the Medical Device Space

Speaker: Steve Goldstein, Sales Leader

Currently in sales or involved in a business that depends on strong sales results? Join Steve Goldstein, Sales Success Coach, Motivational Speaker and Medical Device Sales Leader from Gold Selling LLC. You will absorb critical strategies to become a trusted partner in greater sales success.

CVS Health plans 900 store closures, lowers guidance as retail strategy shifts digital

Fierce Healthcare

CVS Health plans 900 store closures, lowers guidance as retail strategy shifts digital. rtorrence. Thu, 11/18/2021 - 10:54

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Roundup: Indian wellness startup receives seed funding, Intellect extends free mental health app access, and more briefs

Mobi Health News

Also, South Korean startup Lunit obtains two new US FDA approvals for its AI diagnostic tools

Broadband is the Achilles' heel of telehealth

Healthcare It News

Connected Health Government & Policy Patient Engagement Population Health Telehealth The fate of virtual care adoption is tied to the fate of broadband expansion. Craig Settles Six years ago I had a stroke and telehealth saved my life. Make no mistake, I am a believer!

Experts weigh in on ways to combat growing antibiotic resistance amid COVID-19

Fierce Healthcare

Experts weigh in on ways to combat growing antibiotic resistance amid COVID-19. agliadkovskaya. Thu, 11/18/2021 - 15:20

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How You Can Win the Fight for Workers Against the Odds

In the world of behavioral and home health, where staff turnover is already high, businesses need to do 3 things especially well to win. Download the guide to discover how to attract reliable candidates to grow your business.

Gum Recession: Why Brushing Too Hard Is Unlikely To Be The Reason

Health and Wellness Blog | Uplifting People To Live A Healthier Life

Periodontal disease is the leading cause of tooth loss and gum damage. As the disease progresses, the gum tissue begins to recede from the teeth exposing more of the tooth until it reaches the root.

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Suicides increased in 2020 among certain groups. Experts say more work is needed to address racial disparities

Fierce Healthcare

Suicides increased in 2020 among certain groups. Experts say more work is needed to address racial disparities. agliadkovskaya. Thu, 11/18/2021 - 19:55

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‘Tis the season. Reflections on 2021 and the storm brewing for health plans in 2022.

Redox

This is the time of the year that health plans reflect on Q3 results and fully launch their open enrollment plans that have been in development over the last 9+ months. In a couple of weeks, enrollment windows will end and many health plans will gladly hibernate until the arrival of 2022.

Chutes & Ladders—Cleveland Clinic's new supply chain head; Cerner's first chief health officer

Fierce Healthcare

Chutes & Ladders—Cleveland Clinic's new supply chain head; Cerner's first chief health officer. dmuoio. Thu, 11/18/2021 - 16:51

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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.

People of Perficient: Meet Phil Kaplanis

Perficient

What is your role? Describe a typical day in the life. In my role as a technical consultant, I work directly with clients that have chosen OneStream to fulfill their corporate performance management (CPM) needs.

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'Pervasive' racial and ethnic inequities exist across all state health systems, Commonwealth Fund analysis finds

Fierce Healthcare

Pervasive' racial and ethnic inequities exist across all state health systems, Commonwealth Fund analysis finds. agliadkovskaya. Thu, 11/18/2021 - 10:17

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Cloning with BigQuery and Snowflake

Perficient

Today I write my first blog with the hope of posting more in the future. I call myself as data enthusiast who likes to analyze and understand data in order to write my solutions because, ultimately, it’s the data that is critical for any application.

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CMS: More than 1.6M signed up for ACA coverage through 2 weeks of open enrollment

Fierce Healthcare

CMS: More than 1.6M signed up for ACA coverage through 2 weeks of open enrollment. rking. Thu, 11/18/2021 - 13:39

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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.

Why You Should Expect Commerce to Evolve as Customer Experience Expectations Grow

Perficient

I won’t bore you with the repetitive dialogue around how COVID-19 has changed customer expectations forever, I’ve done enough of that in recent blogs. .

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Healthcare associations, experts urge employers to swiftly adopt OSHA's 'commonsense' vaccination requirements

Fierce Healthcare

Healthcare associations, experts urge employers to swiftly adopt OSHA's 'commonsense' vaccination requirements. dmuoio. Thu, 11/18/2021 - 12:25

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5 Ways to Test an Idea Without Spending a Fortune

Perficient

Inspiration is all around us. That inspiration can come from something we see or hear while going about our daily lives, from our own experiences, from our customers or from internal stakeholders. Suddenly you find that ideas start to flow and the excitement builds.

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What are the Most common Problems in Ultrasound Systems and How to Prevent them?

KB Dental Consulting

Medical machinery costs a fortune to even a facility with several sponsors or a thick wallet.

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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.