Thu.Feb 07, 2019

“Now we can contact any specialist in Kazakhstan any time – and save more lives.”


The quote above came from a Kazakhstan intensive care doctor in a report just released by The World Health Organization (WHO). rural care telemedicine trends telemedicine implementation telehealth benefits of telemedicine

A Call to Healthcare Professionals: Contrary to what you’ve been taught, use social media

Christina's Considerations

Way back in 2005, I began blogging. After a couple of years, I got tired of explaining to my hospital administration and physician friends "what's a blog?" and "why would I want to Twitter?" Since all of the young people. Health Information Technology and Telehealth Healthy Children and Families Hospitals & Health Systems Social Media & mHealth Workplace Health and Wellness

Eyeing healthcare providers, Microsoft updates its messaging platform with interoperable EHR support, messaging features

Mobi Health News

The new features seek to streamline communication between mobile hospital clinicians, as well as boost collaboration with the wider hospital staff.

The Expectation Gap Between What Patients Want Vs What They Get

Health Populi

Talk to me, patients are demanding in unison.

The secret to making AI work for physicians


If you are a physician or know a physician or have ever visited one, chances are you have probably heard them complain about technology in health care.

Saliva-based glucometer, leaked Fitbits for kids and more digital health news briefs

Mobi Health News

Also: Grants for virtual reality in surgery, a medical search engine and telemedicine in the news

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DrChrono gets Meaningful Use Stage 3 certification for its mobile-first EHR

Mobi Health News

DrChrono has announced that its EHR, which runs on the iPad, iPhone, and Apple Watch, has attained ONC certification for Meaningful Use Stage 3. The company believes it is the first to obtain that certification for a mobile-based product

Handling Site Metadata with SXA Modules: Part 1


Background. If you’re using Sitecore 9.0+, chances are high that you’ve heard of or are currently utilizing Sitecore Experience Accelerator to accessorize your instance.


Lyft expands non-emergency medical transport deals with MA plans, updates platform

Mobi Health News

Along with new deals with BCBS, Humana and Logisticare, the rideshare service is also adding automated calls and other senior-friendly features to its web-based Concierge platform


Meet us at HIMSS19! Ranked #1, Phoenix staff will fix your broken IT support.

Phoenix Health Systems

The annual HIMSS conference is highly anticipated to offer intriguing glimpses of transformative technologies and IT approaches that will shape the future of healthcare. This year’s gathering in Orlando promises to do the same. But without innovative corrections of IT-related adversities currently troubling your hospital, advances can be difficult. .

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Thailand Board of Investment to help promote medical robotics

Mobi Health News

Under its Thailand 4.0 vision, Thailand plans to leverage on its reputation and excellence in medical services and medical devices and strengthen its position as the regional medical hub


Six Trends Moving the Needle in Customer Care: IoT


Consumers are digitally savvy, well informed, and more demanding than ever. Not investing in resources that digitally transform customer care will become a competitive disadvantage. This series explores six technology trends for delivering smarter and more strategic customer care. Trend #2: IoT Proactively Resolves Product and Service Issues. What if you could anticipate a service issue? The Internet of Things (IoT) is making this a reality.


Blockchain personal health record company rakes in $3.7M

Mobi Health News

The news coincides with the announcement that Embleema will be joining the Alchemist Blockchain Techstars Accelerator.


#FHIR Events at HIMSS

Health Intersections

A couple of FHIR community members asked me about what specific FHIR events are happening at HIMSS 2019. Here’s the list of things I know about: Monday: 10:00 – 11:00 Clinical Informatics In the Age of FHIR: How API-Based Technologies are Transforming Healthcare. 11:00 – 12:00 VA API Market Challenges # 9100, Hall F. Tuesday: 11:00 – 12:00 Argonaut Project Panel Update: Where Now? – HL7 Booth 4849.


UK product safety marking for no-deal Brexit will not affect healthtech industry

Mobi Health News

UKCA marking will not be used for medical devices


How can healthcare improve care for high-need, high-risk patients? Just ask them


While lots of studies have focused on how to manage high-need, high-cost patients, researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York decided to take a different approach. They asked the patients themselves how doctors and healthcare systems can best meet their needs and, in the process, cut costs

Predictive analytics platform KenSci closes $22M Series B funding round

Mobi Health News

The new money will be used to accelerate the company's growth and global expansion.


Handling Site Metadata with SXA Modules: Part 2


Background. In Part 1 of this series , we extensively covered setting up a Helix-based project to support handling site metadata generation and caching. In Part 2, we are going to bring it to the finish line by adding templates, scaffolding actions, PowerShell scripts, and much more. Let’s get started! Getting Started. Before we actually get to the Sitecore side of things, we still need to do a bit of setup on the project side to ensure that our changes are tracked.


Eyeing healthcare providers, Microsoft updates its team coordination platform with interoperable EHR support, messaging features

Mobi Health News

The new features seek to streamline communication between mobile hospital clinicians, as well as boost collaboration with the wider hospital staff.

Reflections on Hosting Multiple Oracle Analytics Cloud Workshops


Our team has been partnering with Oracle on running Oracle Analytics Cloud (OAC) Workshops all across North America. To date we have partnered in running more than 10 workshops, the most recent one was held yesterday in Houston, TX. We had a record number of attendees, more than double the capacity we had planned for. I would like to give a big shout out to both Perficient and Oracle Teams – Alliance, Marketing, and Sales Consultants in pulling off these very successful workshops.


Mayo Clinic teams up with Leidos to build accelerator, Save the Children taps EarlySense for pilot program and other digital health deals

Mobi Health News

Also: worked with Ozers and providers from Kaiser Permanente on anxiety and depression platform; MobileSmith Health teams up with Isabel Healthcare on pediatrics app.

Looking At the Facts: Overcoming Benzodiazepine Addiction

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Anyone can become addicted to benzodiazepines, or benzos, and like any addiction, it can be a difficult thing to overcome but it is possible.


Trends in Retail: A Look Back—and Ahead


Every day, we sit at our computers and read the constant flow of headlines that cross the wires. In our meetings, we hear about our competitors, from what they are working on to how they are getting it done. It is these stories that drive organizations to innovate and perform better. It is these conversations that create change, build great customer experiences, and forge lasting relationships.


Further Education: 12 Certificates for Enterprise Architects


Higher learning to solidify your expertise. At a glance: AWS Certified Solution Architect. EC Council Certified Network Defense Architect (CNDA). CISSP Information Systems Security Architecture Professional (CISSP-ISSAP). The Open Group Certified Architect (Open CA).


Greenway Health to pay $57M to settle claims it falsified EHR certification


Tampa, Florida-based EHR company Greenway Health has agreed to pay $57.25 million to resolve claims it falsely obtained EHR certification and paid users to promote or recommend its product to prospective new customers

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Congressional fallout and agenda

Morning eHealth

Feds hit Greenway Health — PDMP update


Trinity Health begins major restructuring around its move to standardized billing system


Livonia, Michigan-based Trinity Health announced it is making an immediate long-term change to its patient billing processes by replacing its current EHR and revenue cycle applications with a single common platform and its related applications. It could also impact 1,650 jobs

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HIStalk Interviews Nora Lissy, Director of Healthcare, Dimensional Insight

HIStalk Interviews

Nora Lissy, RN, MBA is director of healthcare for Dimensional Insight of Burlington, MA. Tell me about yourself and the company. I’ve been a registered nurse for over 30 years. I started out as a clinician, with the majority of my time spent in the emergency room. I then got interested in hospital operations and working with the operational folks and leadership. As healthcare evolved, I evolved with it and got into analytics, understanding numbers and outcomes.

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Humana, Aledade team up to expand value-based care


Humana is teaming with primary care company Aledade to expand access to value-based care for its Medicare Advantage members in three states

Active Implantable Medical Devices Market Opportunities by Types, Demand, Top Manufactures

Healthcare Guys

According to the study, the global active implantable medical devices market is likely to grow from $17.0 billion in 2016 to $28.9 billion by 2023.


HHS' Office for Civil Rights reports $28.7M in payments for record HIPAA enforcement year


The Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights had a record year for settlements from its enforcement of the nation's largest healthcare privacy law.


Electronic Health Records Vendor to Pay $57.25 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations

Healthcare Guys

Greenway Health LLC (Greenway), a Tampa, Florida-based developer of electronic health records (EHR) software, will pay $57.25

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Pennsylvania AG sues UPMC, aiming to push healthcare giant into new deal with Highmark


Pennsylvania’s attorney general has filed suit against healthcare giant UPMC, questioning whether it has hewed to the state’s charity laws as its breakup with Highmark looms.


Focused Ultrasound System Market Analysis, Opportunities, Demand and Forecast Trends 2018-2028

Healthcare Guys

Focused ultrasound is image guided, non-invasive surgical procedure used for the treatment of brain and various other body parts by targeting the tissues with ultrasonic energy. Various conditions such as Alzheimer’s, uterine fibroids and essential tremor, etc.