Fri.May 24, 2019

How Central, East Africa's tech renaissance is shaping its healthcare future

Mobi Health News

From blood delivery by drone to open-source EHRs, innovators are tackling the health needs and special challenges of the region with technology.

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Industry cheers for Senate cost-cutting bill

Morning eHealth

VA opposes proposed EHR committee — CMS pressing forward with interop rule

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Third-party evaluation of Babylon GP at Hand looks at its impact on patients, staff and the broader system

Mobi Health News

Patients are using GP at Hand because it offers convenient services and "easier access", findings indicate.

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Technology non-adoption of the oldest – it’s a bug, not a feature

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Not adopting tech -- it's not okay. Lacking access to smartphones, Internet, in-home broadband/WiFi cuts oldest out of access to modern telehealth, communication and engagement, in-home sensors, outside-home GPS, fall detection, and device integration with smartphones.

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.

UnitedHealth report: Reducing price variation for diagnostic tests could save billions 

FierceHealthIT

Consumers could have saved billions in 2017 if price variation for certain services was addressed, according to a new report.

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Trump administration proposes rollback of transgender healthcare protections

FierceHealthIT

As the Trump Administration has sought a broader push to expand healthcare "conscience rules," officials announced on Friday a proposal to remove healthcare protections for transgender patients and women seeking to terminate pregnancies

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How to Shape and Execute IT Strategies with Enterprise Architecture

LeanIX

Recommendations on performing Integration Architecture and Interface Modeling with a Data Flow Visualizer. Let’s talk concretely about one of the LeanIX functionalities often used by customers to integrate software landscapes and manage interfaces: the "Data Flow Visualizer".

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Penalties For Violating HIPAA

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Ken Lynch, founder and CEO, Reciprocity Labs.

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AMIA says ONC rule doesn't go far enough on patients' data access

FierceHealthIT

The American Medical Informatics Association voiced overall support for proposed federal policies aimed at driving interoperability but say the proposed rules don't go far enough to put patients and providers in the driver's seat when it comes to exchanging and accessing health data

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.

RURAL Study to Examine Health Burdens in the South

hea!thcare innovation - Clinical IT

Six-year, $21.4 million project to study 10 low-income rural counties in Kentucky, Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana

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Weekender 5/24/19

HIStalk Weekender

Weekly News Recap. Agfa is reportedly considering the sale of its health IT business. Medical drone delivery company Zipline’s latest investment round values it at $1.2 billion. ONC finds little interoperability improvement among office-based physicians since 2015.

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Burnout, time spent on EHRs top challenges for independent practice leaders

Healthcare Guys

What are some of the biggest challenges for independent medical practices?A A new survey by Kareo asked 782 independent practices in the U.S. about industry trends and challenges practice leaders face and their expectations for the future.

How to Host a Static Website on AWS’s Amazon S3

Perficient

Nowadays mostly everyone probably knows what Amazon Web Services (AWS) is, right?

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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!

Self-Driving Trucks Will Deliver Mail to the Southwest

Perficient

The United States Postal Service (USPS) looks forward to a two-week trial using self-driving freight carriers supplied by an autonomous trucking firm. As the Old Saying Goes….

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Personalization: How Individualization is the New Bar for Relevance

Perficient

Brendan Witcher, VP and Principal Analyst from Forrester talked about relevance and individuality as the key to personalization. He went into depth on how individualization is the new bar for relevance. The digital buyer is mythical.

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