Sun.Jan 06, 2019

What #CES2019 5 Tech Trends to Watch Mean for Health/Care

Health Populi

As #CES2019 kicks off in Las Vegas with today’s first Media Day, the Consumer Technology Association presented its forecast on the 5 Technology Trends to Watch in 2019 — and they all play into health, wellness, and medical care. The five trends are: Artificial Intelligence on the Rise.

Stanford, iRhythm's deep neural network matches cardiologists at arrhythmia classification

Mobi Health News

An algorithm trained on a deep neural network was able to perform on par with board certified cardiologist when annotating 12 different types of hearth rhythms.

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Industry Voices—Beyond benefit design, provider billing policies hit families hardest

FierceHealthIT

It’s time for a new approach to patient billing—one that takes into account patients’ desire to fulfill their financial obligations for care, addresses their concerns from the point of service and demonstrates a willingness to meet patients where they are

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FHIR Prototyping with Node-RED – part 1

HAY on FHIR

As FHIR continues to mature, one of the things we’re seeing is a move away from ‘simple’ data representation Implementation Guides to more complex ones that describe a workflow of some sort.

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Insurers blame specialty drug costs for rising premiums. This report from California shows why

FierceHealthIT

A report from California's insurers shows how much they are paying on prescription drugs, particularly specialty drugs. Here's a look at which are the most costly

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Face ID, Touch ID now Skin ID - next Apple Watch may identify you by your skin texture

Lloyd Price

A newly published patent for the Apple Watch suggests a novel form of biometric authentication that reads skin texture to identify a user. Face ID and Touch ID are secure, familiar authentication methods employed by the Cupertino outfit that people trust.

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