Mon.Jun 10, 2019

Healthcare Just Got SMAC’ed – Accenture’s Post-Digital Era for Health

Health Populi

Social, mobile, analytics and the cloud now underpin the health care industry. We’ve been SMAC’ed, and Accenture’s Digital Health Tech Vision 2019 believes we’re in a post-digital era ripe with opportunity.

Itamar gets FDA-clearance for disposable wearable that tests for sleep apnea

Mobi Health News

Caesarea, Israel-based Itamar Medical received FDA 510(k) clearance last week for a new disposable home sleep apnea test (HSAT) called WatchPAT One.

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Smart beds and sleep apps: Don’t sleep on their data collection practices

KevinMD

Your bed could be watching you. OK, so not with a camera. But if you have any of a variety of “smart beds,” mattress pads or sleep apps, it knows when you go to sleep. It knows when you toss and turn. It may even be able to tell when you’re having sex. Sleep Number, […]. Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more. Tech Primary Care Pulmonology

Ping An Good Doctor launches ‘Private Doctor’ service

Mobi Health News

Ping An Good Doctor, a one-stop healthcare ecosystem platform from China has launched a ‘Private Doctor’ service within their Ping An Good Doctor App.

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Cloud Trends in 2019: Containers as a Base

Perficient

The following blog comes from an interview with Perficient’s Principal of Cloud Consulting, Joel Thimsen, and is part of a series on cloud trends with experts from within Perficient. It was just six years ago that containers truly came to the attention of the business world with Docker.

FDA clears single-use nerve stimulation pain relief for adolescents with IBS

Mobi Health News

The IB-Stim device adheres behind the patient's ear for up to five days, and may assist with pain reduction for up to three consecutive weeks

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Medtronic's latest real-world device data, Onduo and Orpyx's expanding partnership and more diabetes news from ADA 2019

Mobi Health News

Onduo, Livongo, Abbott and others also shared news at the show

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Ten Years – Technology for Older Adults – 2009-2019

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Look back to remind us where we are. Ten years ago, the tech product choices designed for older adults were few and rudimentary. The intent was simplification of the basics for the tech-reluctant – sending email, looking at information online.

Guest Blog: Growing Rural Health Access with Telehealth – by Ryan Kelly, Mississippi Telehealth Association

South Central Telehealth Resource Center

The majority of Americans, particularly in the southern United States, receive their healthcare through rural health facilities. These facilities often include rural or critical access hospitals, rural health clinics and/or community health centers, and other rural providers.

5 Key Takeaways from Prime Health Innovation Summit

MedTech Boston

The 2019 Prime Health Innovation Summit in Denver, Colorado, got something big right: Organizers brought together the innovation and entrepreneurial spirits. The post 5 Key Takeaways from Prime Health Innovation Summit appeared first on MedTech Boston.

PRIDE Study uses smartphone apps, digital platform to build cohort for LGBTQ health research

FierceHealthIT

Using smartphone apps and a web-based research platform, researchers at Stanford University are building a cohort for the first large-scale, long-term study to improve the health of LGBTQ people

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Watch Live: HIMSS & Health 2.0 European Conference

Mobi Health News

Tune in to HIMSS TV right now to watch a live stream of interviews with healthcare IT industry luminaries, thought leaders and innovators from the event

Week preview: HHS appropriations coming

Morning eHealth

One more batch of comments — Teleabortion study

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Oracle Analytics Cloud Cube Designer – #Kscope19

Perficient

Kscope is where the Oracle technology users come together to share and learn through 300+ technical sessions, hands-on training, all-day symposiums, and networking with Oracle experts. This year, Kscope19 , is being held June 23-17 in Seattle, WA. Perficient is proud to be a silver sponsor and exhibitor at Kscope19. Make sure to visit us at booth #217! Oracle is now providing end users the new Smart View extension or add-in called Cube Designer for Oracle Analytics Cloud (OAC).

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Study pours cold water on idea that teaching hospitals are more costly for Medicare patients

FierceHealthIT

Overall care costs were similar or lower at teaching hospitals versus non-teaching hospitals for Medicare beneficiaries undergoing common procedures

UK Hospitals Use Digital Health Tools To Triage Patients

Healthcare IT Today

The UK’s National Health Service is rolling out a digital health initiative at one of its leading hospitals to transform the way it triages and routes patients in its system, in an effort that leverages chatbots and telemedicine services.

Harvard Pilgrim researchers develop model to reduce errors from sound-alike, look-alike medications

FierceHealthIT

A new tool could be on the horizon for identifying drugs that have similar names in order to help cut prescription drug errors caused when they are mixed up

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EHR Developer Group Says ONC Rules Could Be Painful, But I Don’t Care

Healthcare IT Today

I don’t know about you, folks, but I read a lot of statements from trade groups which challenge a proposed law or regulatory action.

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California officials eye final approval of plan to offer Medicaid coverage to undocumented young people

FierceHealthIT

California Democrats have approved a budget plan that would extend Medicaid coverage to young people regardless of immigration status, and essentially reinstate the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate.

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What Will Healthcare Look Like in 2050?

GlobalMed

In any dialogue about telemedicine, you’ll hear a lot of talk about access to care. But there’s another conversation that needs more attention: what kind of care does telemedicine offer?

CVS launching platform to allow PBM clients to manage supplemental benefit contracts 

FierceHealthIT

CVS Health has launched a new platform that will allow its pharmacy benefit management clients to more effectively manage contracts for wellness services and other supplemental benefits.

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UCHealth Invests in Prescription Decision Support Platform

hea!thcare innovation - Clinical IT

RxRevu’s SwiftRx platform considers patient's medical history, individual insurance coverage, out-of-pocket costs

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Quest, Labcorp data breach highlights cyber risk from vendors: Moody's

FierceHealthIT

While there is no immediate financial impact for Quest and LabCorp, the breach is credit negative for the companies because it exposes them to reputational risk and shines a spotlight on how they select and assess their vendors, according to a major credit rating service

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A Nine Step Process for Standardizing Privileges in a Health System

HealthStream

There are many reasons to standardize privileges across all medical staffs—improved program management, compliance, alignment with contemporary clinical practice, and to manage clinical competence. Here’s how a typical project to standardize privileges may proceed successfully

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Kansas’ Coffey Health System Pays $250K to Settle False Claims Act Violations Around Meaningful Use

hea!thcare innovation - Clinical IT

The amount paid is a portion of the $2.2 million in federal incentives that Coffey Health System received in 2012 and 2013

Will Connected Medical Platforms Cure Healthcare?

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By David Niewolny, director of healthcare, Real-Time Innovations, Inc.

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CMS.gov - Untitled Article

CMS.gov

Health care: American’s favorite debate topic. While there is much to debate, we can all agree that the patient-provider relationship has been strained by unnecessary regulations and reporting requirements

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What Does It Take To Earn Top Medicare Advantage Ratings?

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Abhinav Shashank, co-founder and CEO, Innovaccer.