Fri.Oct 15, 2021

Garmin becomes first to integrate real-time Dexcom diabetes data into smartwatches

Mobi Health News

Garmin’s new apps allow people using the Dexcom G6 CGM to see glucose levels and trends on their smartwatch


Support for Drug Price Negotiation Brings Partisans Together in the U.S.

Health Populi

Most U.S. adults across political parties favor allowing the Federal government authority to negotiate for drug prices — even after hearing the arguments against the health policy.


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Health tech giant Philips launches new digital pathology platform

Mobi Health News

IntelliSite is designed to streamline workflows, enhance diagnostic confidence, facilitate collaboration, integrate AI and increase the efficiency of pathology labs


Are We Focused on 5% of Patients and We Should Be Focused on the 95%?

Healthcare IT Today

One of the stats that always bothered me when I heard it was that 5% of people are responsible for 50% of the spend in healthcare (and there are other variations that are quite similar). This is quoted so many times at conferences, that it’s almost annoying to hear it now.

Medicare Is Cutting 2022 FFS Payments 9.75% & Raising CCM Reimbursements by 54%

Medicare has made its priorities clear, urging healthcare systems and medical practices to provide proactive CCM. Learn how to scale your CCM program in 60 days with no capital investment & no new practitioners in this FREE step-by-step CCM 2022 eBook.

PathAI and Roche team up to push adoption of digital pathology tech

Mobi Health News

The partnership will initially be used to distribute PathAI’s research-use-only algorithm focusing on immuno-oncology


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HIMSSCast: Taking the CDC's Diabetes Prevention Program digital

Mobi Health News

Fruit Street Health's Laurence Girard on taking one of the most successful health interventions into the 21st Century


Walmart unveils employer market team-up with Transcarent

Fierce Healthcare

Walmart unveils employer market team-up with Transcarent. pminemyer. Fri, 10/15/2021 - 14:18


Crossing the Chasm for Digital Therapeutics (DTx) in Pharmaceuticals

care innovations

We’re seeing a shift in how care, technology, and adherence are coming together as a blended solution in the healthcare industry.

Intelerad acquires competitor Ambra Health to form $1.7B enterprise imaging giant

Fierce Healthcare

Intelerad acquires competitor Ambra Health to form $1.7B enterprise imaging giant. hlandi. Fri, 10/15/2021 - 12:17


An Innovative & Creative Problem Solver Approach to Selling in the Medical Device Space

Speaker: Steve Goldstein, Sales Leader

Currently in sales or involved in a business that depends on strong sales results? Join Steve Goldstein, Sales Success Coach, Motivational Speaker and Medical Device Sales Leader from Gold Selling LLC. You will absorb critical strategies to become a trusted partner in greater sales success.

How Your Healthcare Organization Can Effectively Reduce the Usage of Benzodiazepines

Iris Telehealth

Across the country, healthcare organizations are working to decrease the amount of benzodiazepines they are prescribing to patients — and are considering whether they should go ahead and adopt a “no benzo” policy altogether.

Scrutiny of risk adjustment practices looms over Medicare Advantage as open enrollment starts

Fierce Healthcare

Scrutiny of risk adjustment practices looms over Medicare Advantage as open enrollment starts. rking. Fri, 10/15/2021 - 13:30

Bupa Arabia backs Dubai’s Okadoc with investment and strategic partnership

Healthcare It News

Bupa Arabia , the Saudi-owned and publicly traded health insurance company, has just announced its backing of the Dubai-based online appointment booking platform, Okadoc.

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Blackstone's Equity Healthcare signs on with Centivo

Fierce Healthcare

Blackstone's Equity Healthcare signs on with Centivo. pminemyer. Fri, 10/15/2021 - 17:12


How You Can Win the Fight for Workers Against the Odds

In the world of behavioral and home health, where staff turnover is already high, businesses need to do 3 things especially well to win. Download the guide to discover how to attract reliable candidates to grow your business.

Five Best Practices for Virtual Care Training


Training is at the heart of any good Virtual Care program. Everyone in the industry is learning new ways of doing things while maintaining focus on the health and satisfaction of patients.


Conflicting federal, state COVID-19 vaccine requirements have hospitals trapped in noncompliance

Fierce Healthcare

Conflicting federal, state COVID-19 vaccine requirements have hospitals trapped in noncompliance. dmuoio. Fri, 10/15/2021 - 15:49


Hiring Passion, Happy Little Accidents, Surgeons, and Empathy – Fun Friday

Healthcare IT Today

Happy Friday everyone! Congrats! We made it through another week. Hopefully you had a great week. Although, whether you did or you didn’t, we have another edition of Fun Friday that will make you smile and give you a laugh to start your weekend off right.

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Weekly News Recap Intelerad acquires Ambra. Healthcare Triangle shares. Weekender


Your Team's Pragmatic Guide to Security

Speaker: Naresh Soni, CTO, Tsunami XR

The pandemic has led to new data vulnerabilities, and therefore new cybersecurity threats. As technology leaders, it's time to rethink some of your product security strategies. Whether you need to rework your security architecture, improve performance, and/or deal with new threats, this webinar has you covered.

Perx Health Secures Funding to Bring Daily Engagement In Digital Care to The U.S.

Healthcare IT Today

Industry Voices—The pay gap for male and female doctors Is ridiculous. Here’s what can be done about it

Fierce Healthcare

Industry Voices—The pay gap for male and female doctors Is ridiculous. Here’s what can be done about it. pminemyer. Fri, 10/15/2021 - 10:34


Importance and future of patient portal support

Healthcare It News

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Big Health, NHS Scotland ink deal to provide access to digital therapeutics for insomnia, anxiety

Fierce Healthcare

Big Health, NHS Scotland ink deal to provide access to digital therapeutics for insomnia, anxiety. hlandi. Fri, 10/15/2021 - 14:36


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.

Has Your PALS Certification Expired? An Easy-to-Follow Guide

Health and Wellness Blog | Uplifting People To Live A Healthier Life

Regardless of which profession you belong to, it is critical to be aware of life-saving treatment approaches to respond appropriately in an emergency. It becomes more crucial if you are associated with the healthcare industry as a professional.


Common Telehealth Challenges and How to Overcome Them

Health Recovery

From the onset of the COVID pandemic, the healthcare industry has witnessed a major rise and explosion in the use of telehealth services, as a veritable means to access and deliver care. At the height of the Covid-19 pandemic, between 50% to 80% of medical visits were conducted via telehealth.

Expanding Our South American Footprint with Overactive


We’re excited to announce that Perficient has extended our South American footprint and expanded our nearshore delivery capabilities with the acquisition of Overactive – a nearshore software development firm based in Montevideo, Uruguay, with additional locations in Colombia, Argentina, and Chile.

When Should You Upgrade Your Nuclear Gamma Camera?

KB Dental Consulting

How do you know the exact time to upgrade or replace your nuclear gamma camera? Any precise thoughts!


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.

Sherry Matlock Builds Automotive Technical Expertise to Advance Career


Perficient is lucky to call our 6,000+ global colleagues the most hard-working, talented, and driven people in the business.

Perficient Included in Gartner’s Forecast Analysis: CPaaS, Worldwide, 2021


We are excited to announce our inclusion in Gartner’s Forecast Analysis: CPaaS, Worldwide, 2021, as a top-rated third-party System Integrator (SIs) for Amazon Connect and Twilio.


Accessible Videos: Highlight Your Recorded/Live Captioning and Provide Downloadable Transcripts


In my post from August , we learned how to effectively include stop, pause, hide, or volume changing controls into your video content to ensure the content is accessible to all users.