Tue.Sep 15, 2020

Apple adds SpO2 & V02 Max to Apple Watch Series 6, and launches three new studies

Mobi Health News

The new sensor brings Apple up to speed with its competitors, but could lead to bigger announcements down the road


Global Pandemic: Accelerating The Adoption of HIEs

Electronic Health Reporter

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VR is just as effective for naloxone training as in-person instruction, study says

Mobi Health News

The results of this study offer public health workers a scalable, low-cost and effective way to educate the community on how to treat someone experiencing an opioid overdose

Taskforce on Telehealth Policy releases final report on safeguarding virtual care

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The Taskforce on Telehealth Policy released a final report on Tuesday outlining its findings and recommendations around safeguarding the future of telehealth after the COVID-19 pandemic.


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.

Medigate brings in $30M to expand its healthcare cybersecurity platform

Mobi Health News

The company has raised a lifetime total of $50 million

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Capsule Technologies earns FDA green light on capnography monitor

Mobi Health News

The new tool can monitor a patient's end-tidal carbon dioxide, respiratory rate, and fractional inspired CO2


The Role of AI Technology in Healthcare and the Changes It Will Bring – #HITsm Chat Topic

Healthcare IT Today

We’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 9/18 at Noon ET (9 AM PT).


Health2Sync partners with Sanofi to deliver a digital solution for diabetes patients & care providers

Mobi Health News

Starting in Taiwan, this partnership aims to on-board clinics and hospitals nationwide over the next three years.


Cerner senior exec: Amazon cloud partnership is driving Cerner's shift to become digital platform company


Cerner senior exec: Amazon cloud partnership is driving Cerner's shift to become digital platform company. hlandi. Tue, 09/15/2020 - 15:31


Primary Care Is Dead. Long Live Primary Care!

The primary care system is failing patients and providers. Capacity shortages have led to long wait times and physician burnout. To fix the system, we must find innovative ways to boost capacity and meet patient-consumers’ shifting expectations.

Alcidion launches Miya Precision technology for the NHS

Mobi Health News

The new technology will advance digitalisation and coordinate digital strategies across the region


Pendent medical alerts evolve – and will disappear

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Surprise (maybe) – Philips puts Lifeline business up for auction. How do I know this? Not from any news article other than PERS Insider , a newly created newsletter for those who track the medical alert industry.


London virtual care company Medefer scores £10M to grow its business

Mobi Health News

The company offers virtual care visits, virtual outpatient pathways and a tech platform for doctors to conduct virtual visits.


Foods For Anxiety: Nutritional Strategies To Ease Your Anxiety

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

Do you often feel anxious and struggle with anxiety? Anxiety is basically an emotion, that you feel whenever you are worried about something or when something is troubling you. Everyone feels anxious more or less at times.


Big Idea: Primary Care Automation

Healthcare automation that gives primary care providers more time with their patients—and less on screens—can improve care for patients, increase satisfaction for providers, and deliver positive bottom-line results for system leaders. Download this guide to learn how to optimize automation and keep the patient-provider relationship at the heart of the healthcare experience.

Contact tracing tech sparks privacy concerns, but most consumers and IT experts still support their use

Mobi Health News

In a recent survey, 67% of consumers and 91% of IT professionals said they'd support a nationwide rollout of contact-tracing apps or other technologies


Apple steps up its focus on health with new blood oxygen sensor and population health initiative in Singapore


Apple steps up its focus on health with new blood oxygen sensor and population health initiative in Singapore. hlandi. Tue, 09/15/2020 - 17:05


Image Sharing, File Transfer, Screen Image Capture, and Screen Sharing – Telehealth Features Series

Healthcare IT Today

In this Telehealth Feature Series, we’re going to cover the long list of potential telehealth features available today. As you’re considering your own approach to telehealth, we will provide you a look at all the possible features telehealth companies are offering on the market.

[Webinar] Everything You Need to Know About Your Next OSHA Audit


Join us to discover everything you need to know about your next OSHA audit and how you can overcome environmental, health, and safety programming challenges with workplace safety specialists John Coniglio, PhD, and Joe Coniglio of OSEA: The Workplace Experts.

Virtual Front Door or Brick Wall? Care Pathways in Healthcare

Are you offering your patients a virtual front door or a brick wall? Today, 85% of healthcare visits start online. If your patients don’t have a way to access care virtually, you’re losing them to Dr. Google. Clear care pathways that start online ensure your patients get the best care they need while staying loyal to you.

MDLIVE Announces $50 Million Crossover Equity Investment from Sixth Street Growth

Healthcare IT Today

MDLIVE Inc., one of the three largest and fastest growing telehealth companies in the U.S.

Will DTx East 2020 be a Pivotal Event for the Digital Therapeutics Industry?

Digital Health Today

Therappx has been covering the DTx series since the second event, in early 2018, as part of our curation and market overwatch activities. In 2018, we wrote about how the event felt like a big family reunion.

For Provider Credentialing During COVID-19, Keep Processes Effective, But Uncomplicated


Credentialing during the COVID-19 pandemic makes us understand the need more than ever to keep our heads focused on patient needs and suspend some of the things that we would normally do in a more thorough non-emergent credentialing and privileging process


We Need Customer Success Leaders, Not Managers


The landscape of Software-as-a-Service ("SaaS") companies has seen a significant evolution in the past decade. There are an enormous number of competitors in the marketplace, each with their own value proposition and each with their own approach towards the customer relationships model


Convenience Care Is Here, and It's Eating Your Lunch

Patients want high-quality care that is accessible and affordable. If they can’t get it from you, direct-to-consumer healthcare services make it easy for them to get it somewhere else. Give them the ability to consume your services just like they consume everything else in their lives: on their phones or computers, quickly, and where it’s convenient for them.

Medstro® Client CRICO Strategies Wins NESHCo Lamplighter Award for Online CBS Community

MedTech Boston

Medstro®, a leading “Software as a Service” platform for medicine and health care, is proud to announce that its client, CRICO Strategies, The post Medstro® Client CRICO Strategies Wins NESHCo Lamplighter Award for Online CBS Community appeared first on MedTech Boston. News Medtech


Hospitals cheer demise of Medicaid Fiscal Accountability Rule


Hospitals cheer demise of Medicaid Fiscal Accountability Rule. pminemyer. Tue, 09/15/2020 - 11:39


Antibiotic Use Linked to Higher T1D Heart Disease Risk

Insulin Nation

Frequent bacterial infections and coronary heart disease are both common complications suffered by those living with type 1 diabetes. The relationship between these conditions has traditionally been understood to be a matter of two separate conditions caused by elevated and fluctuating blood sugars.


Cigna to rebrand health services business line as Evernorth


Cigna to rebrand health services business line as Evernorth. pminemyer. Tue, 09/15/2020 - 12:31


Stop Creating Disloyal Patients

90 percent of patients feel no obligation to stay with a healthcare system that doesn’t offer digital tools. What can you do in the face of such a sobering statistic? Patient-facing telehealth options that allow patients to get virtually instantaneous care privately, securely, and from anywhere can keep your patients from seeking care from the easiest, nearest, and cheapest provider.

Integrating Clinical Trial Data from Various Systems and Vendors With Clinical One


The next Oracle webinar on Clinical One promises to explain how: Digital Gateway, an integration hub, makes it easier to gather data from multiple clinical trial systems and vendors. To manage integrations properly in Clinical One.

CVS signs on with Apple's new Fitness+ service


CVS signs on with Apple's new Fitness+ service. pminemyer. Tue, 09/15/2020 - 15:14


5 Consumerism Tips for Healthcare


Consumerism has reached critical mass in healthcare. Consumers expect technology to work intuitively, regardless of its underlying complexity.