Wed.Mar 13, 2019

Patients, Health Consumers, People, Citizens: Who Are We In America?

Health Populi

“Patients as Consumers” is the theme of the Health Affairs issue for March 2019.

Healthcare: Where AR Adoption Means Better Patient Care

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Sachin Kalra, Infostretch. Augmented reality (AR) is one of the hottest trends in technology today.

Three Challenges You Will Face With Telemedicine

eVisit

As an account executive for eVisit, I have had the privilege of discussing telemedicine with hundreds of CEOs, COOs, CTOs, physicians and providers from all over the United States. This has reinforced my belief that telemedicine is not just the future of medicine, it is medicine.

AHRQ launches app to help patients preplan questions for doctors

Mobi Health News

The new app, called Question Builder, lets consumers input their health information and then brings up potential questions for them to ask their doctors.

Safety-net providers face obstacles to telehealth adoption

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Despite its clear potential to improve access to high-quality care in underserved communities, telehealth is underutilized by safety-net providers due to a range of barriers, according to a new report from the RAND Corporation.

Neuro-rehab digital health company Flint raises $1.72M from NIH

Mobi Health News

The new money will go towards developing and improving the company's FitMi system.

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Walgreens Boots Alliance inks deal with Concepta Diagnostics to sell myLotus fertility tracker

Mobi Health News

This deal marks the first commercial agreement for Concepta Diagnostics' myLotus system.

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Verily’s India project reveals the work of applying AI to real-world clinical care

FierceHealthIT

A machine learning-enabled eye disease screening tool has been at least three years in the making and highlights the progress and challenges of applying AI to real-world clinical care

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Singapore-based CXA group raises $25m to increase regional expansion

Mobi Health News

Yesterday, Singapore-based health technology startup CXA Group, which offers an employee benefits and wellness marketplace platform, announced that it has raised $25 million in its latest round of funding.

5 Niche Telemedicine Specialties That Might Surprise You

Enzyme Health

Close For Clinicians For Employers Telehealth Jobs Family Medicine General Practice Emergency Medicine Internal Medicine Nurse Practitioners Family Nurse Practitioners Physician Assistants Psychiatry / Mental Health Hospitalist Dont see your specialty? Only 20% are listed here.

Mount Sinai spinout OOVA gets $1M for fertility testing kit

Mobi Health News

OOVA uses urinalysis to deliver personalized fertility reports.

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Basic Provenance Use-cases

Healthcare Exchange Standards

There is a project starting in HL7 to define an Implementation Guide for "Basic Provenance" for use with CDA and FHIR. The motivation for this project, as I understand, is to move the Healthcare industry from providing very little Provenance, to providing Provenance that provides some value.

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With new feature, Withings' sleep sensor moves towards sleep apnea space

Mobi Health News

The breathing disturbance monitoring features are now available to all Withings Sleep owners

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AHRQ launches app to help patients prepare for medical visits

FierceHealthIT

To help patients prepare for their medical visits, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) developed a new consumer mobile app that builds off the agency’s “Question Builder” online tool

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Physera's telehealth MSK therapy platform raises $8M

Mobi Health News

The Series A round was lead by BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners, and brings the company's total funding to more than $10 million

KFF: Two-thirds of Medicare recipients lack dental coverage

FierceHealthIT

Almost two-thirds of Medicare recipients, 37 million people, don’t have dental coverage, according to a recent report from the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF

Garmin launches high-end smartwatches, FDA cracks down on tele-abortion, and more digital health briefs

Mobi Health News

Also: Klara adds an investor

Sharpless to FDA (at least for now)

Morning eHealth

Budget fights starting — Legislative wheels turning

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Quip raises $40M, Garmin launches high-end smartwatches and more digital health briefs

Mobi Health News

Also: FDA cracks down on tele-abortion companies; Klara adds an investor

Industry Voices—Is there a correlation between opioid abuse and workplace violence in healthcare?

FierceHealthIT

Many different factors can contribute to workplace violence in healthcare, including heightened emotions, extreme distress and a growing sense of anxiety in the healing environment. Several other factors contribute to this violence, however—including the rising misuse of opioids

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Could a Finnish Artificial Intelligence model be the answer to streamlining NHS services?

Lloyd Price

Ideas from White House's Technology to Support Aging Adults

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Technology and aging R&D – who knew about this task force? Maybe you were also surprised to see this government report posted last week -- Emerging Technologies to Support an Aging Population.

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Perficient to Partner with Twilio at Enterprise Connect 2019

Perficient

In less than a week, more than 6K communications and collaboration professionals will descend on Orlando, Florida to take part in Enterprise Connect 2019. From keynotes and general sessions featuring industry thought leaders to 60-plus conference sessions across nine conference tracks, #EC19 promises a little something for everyone. Enterprise Connect 2019 Conference Tracks.

State of Healthcare Provenance today

Healthcare Exchange Standards

Today, there is some provenance that is built into the Healthcare standards that are used. Some of this Provenance is not obvious, so let me expose it. HL7 v2 has the least provenance information built into common use of the specification. This is not to say that there isn't provenance, but not much.

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Siilo : How Mobile Messaging is Providing Faster and More Cost Effective Care in Hospitals

Lloyd Price

Doctors are undeniably busy, consulting and treating a record number of patients every day; figures show that the NHS is dealing with over 1m patients every 36 hours.

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The problem with dubbing single-payer plans 'Medicare for All'

FierceHealthIT

As the debate around a “Medicare for all” approach continues to heat up, a new report warns that name doesn’t necessarily fit the plan. Policy analysts at the Urban Institute dived into the positives and negatives of a potential single-payer healthcare system

Inside the Top of Mind 2019 Summit

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Sponsor: Center for Connected Medicine Primary topic: Privacy & Security Topic: Mobile Privacy & Security Telehealth Resource Central: White Papers External url: [link] Thumbnail: Body: Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: Inside the Top of Mind 2019 Summit

Highmark, Geisinger create joint venture community-based clinical network

FierceHealthIT

Geisinger Health System and Highmark Health are officially launching a new nonprofit healthcare organization as part of a previously announced clinical joint venture

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Blockchain Provenance Service

Healthcare Exchange Standards

I am inspired by the use of a public Blockchain as a repository for Provenance. That is the Provenance Service is implemented by using Blockchain technology.

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Industry Voices—This is the real issue that should be driving the national healthcare conversation

FierceHealthIT

Employers and their employees have more at stake than just the cost of utilizing a drug or service, the narrative that is driving today’s healthcare discussion in Congress

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Three Lessons To Learn From the UConn Health Data Breach

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Ilia Sotnikov, vice president of product management, Netwrix. On February 21, UConn Health reported that personally identifiable information (PII) from 326,000 patients was compromised.

In face of measles outbreaks, AMA urges 6 tech companies to stop vaccine misinformation

FierceHealthIT

The American Medical Association has added its voice to those calling on large tech giants to combat the misinformation on vaccines on their sites.

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HIStalk Interviews Mike Mardini, CEO, National Decision Support Company

HIStalk Interviews

Mike Mardini is founder and CEO of National Decision Support Company of Madison, WI, which is part of Change Healthcare. Tell me about yourself and the company. I’m a healthcare IT veteran. I’ve gone through three companies in the utilization management and documentation space. We were acquired by Change Healthcare about a year ago. How will the acquisition change your business? We had been working with McKesson for two years and they were acquired by Change.

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HHS’ Hargan: Trump administration is bullish on future of Medicare Advantage

FierceHealthIT

The Trump administration envisions the future of health coverage as far more personalized, and that means it’s betting big on Medicare Advantage