Thu.Jan 14, 2021

Digital health innovators share 2021 predictions

Mobi Health News

As populations will need to increasingly rely on self-care models during the pandemic, experts reflect on the key ways this will transform the landscape of healthcare delivery and innovation in 2021 and beyond

The Next Wave of Interoperability Is Here: Are You Ready?

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Courtney Tesvich, vice president of regulatory, Nextech. Data interoperability is once again poised to take a giant leap forward and there are many factors propelling this evolution.

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Google completes its acquisition of Fitbit

Mobi Health News

The companies' $2.1 billion deal was announced in late 2019, but delayed by regulatory concerns

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Is Your Connected Community of Care Making a Difference?

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Keith C. Kosel, PhD, MHSA, MBA, Parkland Center for Clinical Innovation.

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Why Is Patient Engagement Important? | Frontline Group

There are 5 critical opportunities to unlock the full power of patient engagement, which can improve your patient retention, as well as improving their health outcomes. In this eBook you will learn about: What Is Patient Engagement? How Does Patient Engagement Improve Outcomes? Why Is It Important to Include Patients in Their Care? What Are Patient Engagement Tools? What is Patient Engagement technology? Download Now this informational resource and start using a patient engagement platform to give yourself as a Provider higher satisfaction scores.

Paige's $100M Series C, Carrum Health's $40M Series A and more digital health funding news

Mobi Health News

Also: NeuroFlow's $20 million Series B, and the launch of two new health tech investment funds

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Italian startup PatchAi closes €1.7M funding round

Mobi Health News

The financing will be used to expand its clinical research services internationally

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Microsoft, Epic, and Mayo Clinic join effort to accelerate digital COVID-19 vaccine records

FierceHealthIT

Microsoft, Epic, and Mayo Clinic join effort to accelerate digital COVID-19 vaccine records. hlandi. Thu, 01/14/2021 - 17:38

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Amalgam Rx buys clinical decision support company Avhana Health

Mobi Health News

Avhana's platform is able to integrate into provider's EHRs and suggest treatments, including digital.

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CMS finalizes some regulations governing ACA exchanges for 2022

FierceHealthIT

CMS finalizes some regulations governing ACA exchanges for 2022. pminemyer. Thu, 01/14/2021 - 16:50

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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.

Bahrain launches mobile vaccination units for seniors and individuals with special needs

Mobi Health News

Said to be the first of its kind in the GCC, the initiative allows medical teams to make home visits to provide one of two approved COVID-19 vaccines to those unable to attend dedicated centres.

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Google closes $2.1B acquisition of Fitbit as Justice Department probe continues

FierceHealthIT

Google closes $2.1B acquisition of Fitbit as Justice Department probe continues. hlandi. Thu, 01/14/2021 - 11:13

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Geisinger's chief innovation officer on why healthcare shouldn't go back to normal

Mobi Health News

This morning at HIMSS' Accelerate Health series Dr. Karen Murphy discussed how the health system can apply lessons learned last year about flexibility, digitalization and payment reform to the future.

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Healthcare Specific AI Platform Lumiata Raises $14 Million Series B Funding

Healthcare IT Today

Lumiata, the healthcare-specific AI platform, announced today that it has completed $14 million in Series B funding, led by Defy.vc and AllegisNL Capital along with existing investors Khosla Ventures and Blue Venture Fund.

Frontline Call Center Partners with VBurchett Consulting to Improve Patients' Experiences

Frontline Call Center and VBurchett Consulting are joining forces in modern patient care with a new patient engagement center that utilizes telemedicine.

NAACOS: Next Gen ACOs saved Medicare $559M in 2019 as future remains in doubt

FierceHealthIT

NAACOS: Next Gen ACOs saved Medicare $559M in 2019 as future remains in doubt. rking. Thu, 01/14/2021 - 13:55

FTC Settlement with Fertility Tracking App Maker Flo Health Over Data Disclosure Allegations

Healthcare IT Today

The company behind period and fertility-tracking app Flo Health has settled with the FTC over allegations that it engaged in inappropriate sharing of user data.

Fierce JPM Week: Verily sees big opportunities to help reopen businesses in 2021

FierceHealthIT

Fierce JPM Week: Verily sees big opportunities to help reopen businesses in 2021. hlandi. Thu, 01/14/2021 - 14:39

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Modernizing Medicine Announces Acquisition of Orthopedic Healthcare Technology Company Exscribe, Inc.

Healthcare IT Today

Modernizing Medicine today announced it has acquired orthopedics electronic health records (EHR) vendor Exscribe.

Product Transformation: Adapting Your Solutions for Cloud Models

Speaker: Ahmad Jubran, Cloud Product Innovation Consultant

In order to maintain a competitive advantage, CTOs and product managers are shifting their products to the cloud. Many do this by simply replicating their current architectures in the cloud. Those previous architectures, which were optimized for transactional systems, aren't well-suited for the new age of AI. Whether you're a seasoned CTO or an industry trailblazer, this webinar will help make your product ready to meet the competition by adopting an architecture that is optimized for AI innovation. Join Ahmad Jubran, Cloud Product Innovation Consultant, and learn how to adapt your solutions for cloud models the right way.

Fierce JPM Week: Much has changed since H1N1. CVS and Walgreens execs discuss how pharmacists have become key to fighting pandemics

FierceHealthIT

Fierce JPM Week: Much has changed since H1N1. CVS and Walgreens execs discuss how pharmacists have become key to fighting pandemics. treed. Thu, 01/14/2021 - 12:39

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Five Guidelines for Building or Enhancing Your Nurse Residency Program

HealthStream

Here are five guidelines focused on helping healthcare organizations to create a nurse residency program that builds nurse confidence, improves outcomes, and increases retention

CHS reports net operating revenue of nearly $12B in 2020, outlines 2021 guidance

FierceHealthIT

CHS reports net operating revenue of nearly $12B in 2020, outlines 2021 guidance. rking. Thu, 01/14/2021 - 10:12

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“Drugs don’t work in patients that don’t take them”

Health Recovery Solutions

Surgeon General Dr. Everett C. Koop famously said these wise words. disease management patient behavior adherence medication care plan

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Improve Onboarding with User-Centered Design

Speaker: Dr. Kate Wolin, Founder, Circea

In the age of social distancing, digital onboarding is becoming essential to any program. This is especially true for medical practices, where the threat of the pandemic is the most real. As consultations are being digitized, so are the process in which new patients are processed and appointments are being scheduled. Practices with compelling onboarding experiences are the ones who will ultimately succeed in the pandemic area and beyond. Join Dr. Kate Wolin, founder of Circea, for an overview of behavioral science and the evidence-based strategies that can be used to support patient engagement. She will also review how a patient-centered design strategy can be used to evaluate and refine onboarding processes.

Chutes & Ladders—YouTube nabs former CVS exec; Highmark appoints chief inclusion officer

FierceHealthIT

Chutes & Ladders—YouTube nabs former CVS exec; Highmark appoints chief inclusion officer. treed. Thu, 01/14/2021 - 11:29

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Perficient Launches New Business Podcasts on iTunes, Spotify

Perficient

Perficient announces the release of two business podcasts to kick off 2021. The new podcasts titled What If? So What? and Intelligent Data offer audiences expert insights on how digital technology can transform business and reshape customer experiences today.

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Fierce JPM Week: Evernorth CEO names behavioral health, musculoskeletal as top priorities in 2021

FierceHealthIT

Fierce JPM Week: Evernorth CEO names behavioral health, musculoskeletal as top priorities in 2021. rking. Thu, 01/14/2021 - 11:55

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Trust Plummets Around the World: The 2021 Edelman Trust Barometer in #CES2021 and Microsoft Context

Health Populi

Citizens around the world unite around the concept that Trust is Dead. This is no truer than in the U.S., where trust in every type of organization and expert has plummeted in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, political and social strife, and an economic downturn.

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.

Mass General halts bid to acquire New Hampshire hospital after concerns from state attorney general

FierceHealthIT

Mass General halts bid to acquire New Hampshire hospital after concerns from state attorney general. rking. Thu, 01/14/2021 - 15:46

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Cigna sees cost savings, improved member engagement in integrated benefits: study

FierceHealthIT

Cigna sees cost savings, improved member engagement in integrated benefits: study. pminemyer. Thu, 01/14/2021 - 13:44

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JPM21: How a timely acquisition helped NextGen Healthcare weather COVID-19

FierceHealthIT

JPM21: How a timely acquisition helped NextGen Healthcare weather COVID-19. hlandi. Thu, 01/14/2021 - 12:26

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