Tue.May 21, 2019

Patients’ Expectations for Health Beyond Care: Think Food, Exercise, Emotions, Sleep and Finance

Health Populi

People want to make health with their health care providers, and they want more than care from them: most patients are looking for support with healthy eating, exercise, emotional support, sleep, stress management, social relationships, and financial health.

Facebook launches three new disease mapping tools

Mobi Health News

The new tools will include a high-resolution population density map with demographic estimates, a movement map and network coverage map.

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Poor broadband access in rural areas limits telemedicine use: study

FierceHealthIT

Telemedicine is frequently touted as a technology tool that can help improve healthcare access for rural populations, especially in areas with physician shortages. But telemedicine might not be the silver bullet to improve rural healthcare

Apple Watch app for nightmare disorder receives FDA breakthrough designation, opens enrollment for two RCTs

Mobi Health News

To see light as a prescription digital therapeutic for PTSD patients affected by nightmares, NightWare is testing its app among veterans and the general public

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Building Your Digital Health Ecosystem

With the fragmentation of the pharmacy industry, digitized provider networks can offer a much-needed solution to connectivity, data sharing, collaboration and interoperability between physicians, patients and pharmacies.

Biofourmis Raises $35M to Advance AI Drug Software, Plans Move to Boston

MedTech Boston

Digital therapeutics company Biofourmis announced today that it will be moving its headquarters from Singapore to Boston following the. The post Biofourmis Raises $35M to Advance AI Drug Software, Plans Move to Boston appeared first on MedTech Boston.

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Industry experts weigh in on slew of bills aimed at drug price transparency at hearing 

FierceHealthIT

Experts from across the healthcare system weighed in on several House bills aimed at increasing transparency in the pharmaceutical supply chain at a hearing Tuesday.

Five tips from Northwell health for engaging health consumers

Mobi Health News

At the Cleveland Clinic Patient Experience Summit last week, Northwell leadership shared lessons learned

How technology is helping patients find the right care

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

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AI-enabled monitoring, decision support platform Biofourmis raises $35M

Mobi Health News

The Singaporean company will be moving its headquarters to Boston.

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Telemedicine: Real-Time Trauma and Clinical Care with Global Reach

Today, connecting the patient to the right specialist is largely dependent on the patient’s ability to travel to the physician’s location. The ability to use technology to monitor patients in real-time, share information about their condition and provide treatment remotely, will improve the quality of care and save lives for patients everywhere.

Survey finds over 9 in 10 people say doctors are the most trusted professionals

FierceHealthIT

People may be less trusting in lots of way these days, but they still have trust in their doctors, according to a new survey

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Novartis, Otsuka, Pfizer, Sanofi commit to new trials on Verily's digital research platform

Mobi Health News

The pharmas will be employing Verily's Project Baseline platform to streamline recruitment and data collection during clinical research

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4 out of 5 employees rate office well-being programs as valuable

FierceHealthIT

Four out of five employees rate their employers’ well-being programs as valuable, according to a new report from the National Business Group on Health

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Cala Health's $50M Series C will bring its wearable essential tremor therapy to market

Mobi Health News

The neuromodulation company will also be looking to expand the rest of its product pipeline

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Community Health Centers: Increase Growth through Care Management + Telehealth

Understand the Growth Potential for Community Health Centers through this Easy-To-Use Care Management Guide. This guide covers Billing, Claims Processing and Payment for CCM, BHI and More!

Blue Shield of California targets patients with complex needs in house call program 

FierceHealthIT

Blue Shield of California has teamed up with Landmark Health to offer more home health visits to members with chronic conditions—at no additional cost.

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Mightier, a Boston Children's spinout focused on gamified emotional regulation training, gets $6.6M

Mobi Health News

The round, led by Foxkiser, brings the company's total funding to $10 million

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The Role of Telehealth in Combating the Social Determinants of Health

Health Recovery Solutions

According to the American Hospital Association (AHA) , 80 percent of a persons health and well being can be tied to their physical environment, economic stability, education, and food insecurity; while merely 20 percent can be tied to their access and quality of care.

Transforming Disaster Recovery with Telemedicine

GlobalMed

Recently GlobalMed’s Chief Clinical Officer Gigi Sorenson and Chief Medical Information Officer Dr. Dean Smith presented talks about disaster recovery and telemedicine at the International Conference on Disaster Medicine and Hurricane Resiliency. Hosted by Society for Disaster Medicine , the St.

Forrester Names Leader in Virtual Health Care Solutions

Forrester Research identified and evaluated the top players in digital health. Read the report to see who stood out—and who needs to catch up.

Telehealth for Rehabilitation

Christina's Considerations

Early in 2018, I wrote about my first experience as a patient with telehealth. I was finally receiving the kind of care I had promoted as an administrator for so long and it was a pure pleasure. I often hear. Healthy Children and Families The Patient Experience Workplace Health and Wellness

Enhancing Patient Care With Virtual Care Services

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Kannan Sreedhar, corporate consulting director of healthcare, Avaya. The need for value-based healthcare has never been greater in the United States.

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When Poor Management is the Reason a Healthcare Employee Leaves

HealthStream

To have an impact on healthcare turnover, organizations should ensure that their managers are doing a good job and treating their direct reports fairly. In many cases, it’s true that people don’t leave companies as often as they leave managers

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Davita's new CEO Javier Rodriguez talks strategy, style and the future of kidney care

FierceHealthIT

FierceHealthcare caught up recently with Davita's new CEO Javier Rodriguez to talk about the new gig, how his leadership style compares to his predecessor Kent Thiry and the future of the kidney care industry

Listen To What Hospitals Have To Say On Interoperability

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Balu Nair is chief technology officer at Gray Matter Analytics. America’s healthcare system is notoriously disjointed, with patchwork information technology and disparate data.

Planned Parenthood CEO Wen on 2020 election: It's the 'fight of our time'

FierceHealthIT

Planned Parenthood CEO Leana Wen, M.D., who has been in her leadership role only six months, vowed the organization would fight restrictive abortion bills in the courts. They are also expanding healthcare services, she said

How Can Employees Become The Change Maker That Our Healthcare System Is Promised?

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Abhinav Shashank, president and co-founder, Innovaccer. What makes anyone identify the best health plan for themselves? In today’s world, having health insurance is very important.

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Political uncertainty could sink healthcare deals over next year: survey

FierceHealthIT

While most M&A professionals are bullish on healthcare and life sciences deals in 2019, political uncertainty could be the biggest factor stifling activity in the sector this year and ahead of the 2020 elections, according to a recent poll of global M&A professionals

Missouri in the Spotlight for All the Wrong Reasons

hea!thcare innovation - Clinical IT

‘Show-Me State’ the only state without a prescription drug monitoring program

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Providers, insurers parse what they could support—and what they won't—in surprise billing solution

FierceHealthIT

While both providers and insurers have found it difficult to agree on a solution to surprise billing, experts on both sides expressed support Tuesday for banning the practice

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Slow Progress Toward Total Value Based Care

BHM Healthcare Solutions

Editor’s Note: While most stakeholders agree the shift toward value-based care is imminent, the current political environment and uncertainty surrounding healthcare reform have caused many healthcare organizations to slow or stall their efforts to prepare for risk-based medicine.

2 IT Modernization Strategies to Avoid the Complacency Death Spiral

Perficient

Many organizations face cultural inertia against IT modernization. Companies typically treat IT as a cost center because of a history of expensive programs with cost overruns and missed deadlines.

32% of Rural Americans Struggle with Healthcare Access

BHM Healthcare Solutions

Editor’s Note: For payers, developing a new, collaborative payer provider model reinvents the role of payers as provider allies. BHM understands the special bridge between payers and providers because our they both are clients.