Wed.Jun 05, 2019

Challenging the lack of openness around taboo subjects impacting our health and wellbeing

Mobi Health News

The upcoming 'unmentionables' session at the HIMSS & Health 2.0 European conference will see innovators look at the role of digital tools in 'destigmatising' depression, loneliness and sexual health

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Update your Clocktree Provider Profile

Clocktree

Your Clocktree account has two profiles: one for your practice and one for you as a provider. There are different fields for each, and both profiles can be listed in the Clocktree Directory.

How can pharma and tech come together for the benefit of patients?

Mobi Health News

Cross-sector collaboration creates enormous potential for people-centred healthcare innovations, but there are challenges to be overcome

Provider Spotlight: How an Urgent Care Telemedicine Nurse Practitioner Balances Family and Career

Enzyme Health

We sat down with telemedicine provider Michelle Everhart to learn about why she started in telemedicine, why she may never go back to “brick and mortar”, and why telemedicine makes her a better care provider.

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.

Symptom checker Infermedica scores $3.65M, continues move into US market

Mobi Health News

Backed by Karma Ventures, Dreamit Ventures, Inovo Venture Partners and Müller Medien?, the Polish-born company plans to expand its US team.

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HIV suppression rates higher among VA patients offered specialty telehealth consultations

Mobi Health News

Even though uptake was low, the study findings suggest that telehealth could benefit patients living far from specialized clinics

On tap today: more gene patenting debate

Morning eHealth

Not enough oversight on VA-DOD EHR project, lawmakers say — Heavyweights respond to interop, info blocking rules

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Innovating beyond the pill: the blossoming relationship between pharma and tech

Mobi Health News

Cross-sector collaboration creates enormous potential for people-centred healthcare innovations, but there are challenges to be overcome

CVS plans to turn 1,500 stores into HealthHUBs

FierceHealthIT

After piloting its HealthHUB format in a collection of its Houston stores, CVS Health announced during its investor day Tuesday that it's planning for 1,500 retail locations to follow suit in the next two years

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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.

Same-day medication delivery platform Medly closes Series A round

Mobi Health News

The New York-based company said the new infusion of cash will be used to grow the services nationally.

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How hospitals can win patient and physician loyalty—and why they need to

FierceHealthIT

A new survey from Press Ganey found many of the things hospitals can focus on to increase patient loyalty can also build stronger ties with physicians, improving the bottom line and healthcare outcomes

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Symptom checker Infermedica scores $3.65M, continues move into US market

Mobi Health News

Backed by Karma Ventures, Dreamit Ventures, Inovo Venture Partners and Müller Medien?, the Polish-born company plans to expand its US team.

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HCSC call-center pods saving employers and patients money

FierceHealthIT

The Health Care Service Corporation's Health Advocacy Solutions program features a multidisciplinary healthcare team and is reducing costs for all involved—up to $500 per episode of care

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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!

Connected bike maker and investor darling Peloton files for IPO

Mobi Health News

While financial details are not available, the move highlights the ascension of a new face for the consumer fitness market

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CMS plans to release list of 400 troubled nursing homes following Senate report

FierceHealthIT

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced a plan to release the names of the 400 lowest-performing nursing homes

Pharma won't benefit from digital innovation without anticipating its challenges

Mobi Health News

At BIO 2019, Sanofi's chief medical and digital officer advised fellow pharma leaders on embracing new technologies and preparing for the challenges they'll bring

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Get Set, Go! Travel Safety Tips for Baby Boomers

Christina's Considerations

Senior Safety Reviews Blog shared their post Get Set, Go! Travel Safety Tips for Baby Boomers and it offers some thoughtful advice. I'd like to piggy-back on it and add my own safety suggestions for those who are trying to. Healthy Children and Families Travel

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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.

Sun is Shining on Healthcare for Information Builders

Healthcare IT Today

The annual Information Builders Summit #IBSummit kicked off in Orlando this week and for the company, the sun is shining brightly on healthcare. In his opening keynote, CEO Frank Vella, made specific mention of the company’s continued success in healthcare over the past year.

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IHE Audit Log Specifications

Healthcare Exchange Standards

For those that struggle with the way that IHE documents the specific requirements of audit logging per type of security event or per ITI transaction; there is an easier tool. The IHE Gazelle "Security Suite " Tool has each audit log message broken down and explained.

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Training Levels, Not User Interface, Drive EHR User Satisfaction

Healthcare IT Today

In theory, EHR users will respond well to some EHR platforms and less so to others, depending on how well its interface works.

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How Healthcare Apps Are Transforming Medicine

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Joe Tuan, founder, TopFlight Apps.

Accenture: AI, blockchain will have 'transformational' impact in next 3 years

FierceHealthIT

The majority of healthcare organizations are experimenting with emerging technologies, and 68% of healthcare executives believe these technologies will have a "transformational" impact on their organizations in the next three years, according to an Accenture report

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How Virtual Care Helps COPD Patients Recover Post Hospitalization

Synzi

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) refers to a group of diseases that cause airflow blockage and breathing-related problems according to the CDC. The disease translates to a high cost burden for individuals with COPD, their caregivers, and overall healthcare system: … Read More.

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AMCA breach may have exposed data on 7.7M LabCorp patients

FierceHealthIT

A security breach at a third-party billing collections firm that also did business with Quest Diagnostics may have exposed the personal and financial data on 7.7 million LabCorp customers, the medical testing company said Tuesday

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More Than Half of Internists Are Using Telehealth – and Growing

Ortholive

A new study released in April reported that more than one-half of America’s internal medicine doctors are actively using telemedicine in their practices. The American College of Physicians (ACP) survey sought to track telehealth usage patterns.

3 Keys to Effective Use of IT in Healthcare

Optimum Healthcare IT

Often healthcare leaders incorrectly link the cause of symptoms, like physician burnout or poor operating performance, with effective use of IT systems as the failure of outcomes when there are other factors at play.

Celebrate Revenue Integrity Week with New Strategies to Boost Revenue Cycle Integrity and Performance

HealthStream

Join HealthStream and our partner nThrive in celebrating Revenue Integrity Week by incorporating these seven new strategies to boost revenue cycle integrity and performance in healthcare

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Lawmakers fear lack of governance of DoD-VA EHR project will derail progress

FierceHealthIT

An executive at Cerner told federal lawmakers the VA's $16 million EHR project is "on the right track" with the VA set to go live with pilot sites in less than a year. But federal lawmakers are increasingly concerned about the lack of governance between the VA and the Department of Defense as it also rolls out a Cerner EHR

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Celebrate Revenue Integrity Week With New Strategies To Boost Cycle Integrity And Performance

HealthStream

A current, wide-ranging revenue integrity system is essential to any healthcare provider’s ability to function efficiently and meet its goal of providing outstanding services and achieving quality outcomes across the entire patient-care continuum

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AHIP, other industry groups call for phased approach to CMS interoperability rule

FierceHealthIT

America's Health Insurance Plans—and many other healthcare industry groups—is urging the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to take a phased approach to its proposed interoperability rule, saying the proposed 2020 implementation timeline is "unrealistic