Fri.Jan 21, 2022

Better than ever with a long way to go: The future of digital health reimbursement

Mobi Health News

In a preview of their HIMSS22 presentation, Robert Jarrin, managing partner at the Omega Concern, and Brian Scarpelli, senior global policy counsel at the Connected Health Initiative, explain the current digital health reimbursement landscape

HIMSSCast: Taking telehealth beyond the video chat

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The COVID-19 pandemic hit the gas pedal on the use of virtual care, particularly synchronous video chats. But virtual care's potential extends beyond one-on-one conversations – it can also leverage remote patient monitoring technology to take services out of the brick-and-mortar facility.


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What's next for AppliedVR after its FDA De Novo

Mobi Health News

Cofounder and CEO Matthew Stoudt discusses AppliedVR's De Novo clearance from November, what's next for the company and the biggest trends from 2021


2022 Predictions for Healthcare Interoperability

Healthcare IT Today

As we head into 2022, we asked the Healthcare IT Today community to share some predictions for the new year. I always find it interesting to learn what people think is coming down the road. Be sure to check out all our Health IT Predictions.

How to Optimize Your Modern Patient Engagement

Speaker: Prof. Dina Ziadlou, Ph.D., Chair of Digital Transformation Leadership at International Society for Telemedicine and e-Health

As our healthcare ecosystem is a patient-centric system toward achieving quality care domains, it is essential to reshape our client empowerment and engagement strategies based on digital transformation to maximize the effectiveness of healthcare outcomes.

Mark Cuban Cost Plus Drug Company rolls out digital pharmacy

Mobi Health News

The company recently rolled out a PBM operation, which it says will help it lower costs for its online pharmacy.


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Peloton slows production, reportedly facing decrease in demand

Mobi Health News

Peloton CEO John Foley said the company is considering downsizing


IBM sells Watson Health assets to investment firm Francisco Partners

Fierce Healthcare

IBM sells Watson Health assets to investment firm Francisco Partners. hlandi. Fri, 01/21/2022 - 09:44


Roundup: Huma acquires iPLATO healthcare, AI used to develop blood test that predicts COVID survival, and more

Mobi Health News

Plus, Northern Ireland’s GPs get prescribing decision support.


Global digital health funding skyrockets to $57.2B with record cash for mental health, telehealth

Fierce Healthcare

Global digital health funding skyrockets to $57.2B with record cash for mental health, telehealth. hlandi. Fri, 01/21/2022 - 11:17

2022 Guide to Improved Patient Outcomes: AI-Powered Remote Monitoring and Increasing Revenue for Your Practice

Speaker: Mintu Turakhia M.D. M.A.S., Consulting Head of Medical, 100Plus | Mike Wurm, Director of Product and Strategy, 100Plus | Daniel Gasparini, Director of Sales | Nadia Ziyadeh-Hammad, LVN, RPM Coordinator, Greenville Healthcare Associates

2022 brings new healthcare challenges. With the rising need for remote patient monitoring (RPM) and new COVID-19 variants increasing that need, 100Plus continues to reduce patient, clinician, and health care system barriers to RPM use.

The Future of Telehealth Goes Far Beyond Virtual Appointments

AMD Telemedicine

Work isn’t the only aspect of modern life that’s benefited from a hybrid approach. Telehealth seems poised to move in that direction, too. And telehealth upgrades that will improve the overall telemedicine experience for both patients and healthcare organizations can’t come too soon.

Perficient Colleagues Get Jazzed About Giving in 2022

Perficient Digital Transformation

Philanthropy-Based Employee Resource Group Hosts First Event. Our colleagues at Perficient truly value giving back to the communities in which we live and work.


KFF: 4 out of 13 major insurers rely on mail and faxes to reimburse at-home COVID-19 tests

Fierce Healthcare

KFF: 4 out of 13 major insurers rely on mail and faxes to reimburse at-home COVID-19 tests. rking. Fri, 01/21/2022 - 11:05


Does New TV-Based Telehealth Platform Make Sense For Providers?

Healthcare IT Today

I don’t know about you, but as I see it, one of the challenging things about being a telehealth user is adapting to the nuances involved in using different platforms. Even small differences between them can be annoying and even stressful.

Remote Patient Monitoring Powered by AI Leads to Improved Health Metrics for Senior Patients

Remote Patient Monitoring provides measurable improvements in patient health outcomes across treated conditions, including hypertension, obesity, and diabetes. These quantitative patient outcomes provide credible data on patient progression and practitioner performance.

The eviction moratorium in New York has ended. Here's how one practice is prepared to serve affected patients

Fierce Healthcare

The eviction moratorium in New York has ended. Here's how one practice is prepared to serve affected patients. agliadkovskaya. Fri, 01/21/2022 - 13:44


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Weekly News Recap Quest Diagnostics will acquire Pack Health. Weekender


10 Questions & Answers About Using Virtual Agents for Medical Information Sharing

Perficient Digital Transformation

In our recent webinar, “Improve Medical Product Information Sharing With Virtual Agents,” Prabha Ranganathan , Kari Blaho-Owens , and Nico Frantzen discussed the ways that implementing virtual agents in life sciences companies’ call center operations can help to promote pharmacovigilance and more effectively service customers.

WebPT Acquires Clinicient

Healthcare IT Today

Acquisition to fuel innovation in solutions for rehabilitation therapy practices WebPT, the leading outpatient rehabilitation SaaS platform for patient and practice management services, today announced the completion of the acquisition of Clinicient and its subsidiary Keet, effective January 18, 2022, following regulatory review.

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Playbook: Critical & Time-Sensitive Pharmaceutical Cold Chain Shipments Best Practices

In this playbook, we look at the role accurate, real-time data plays in extending your visibility, best practices for increasing your visibility.

How will the sale of Watson affect healthcare?

Perficient Digital Transformation

IBM is selling their AI for healthcare, known as Watson Health, to Francisco Partners for an estimated $1 billion. Watson Health is an artificial intelligence system created by IBM.

Is IBM is letting go of the healthcare space?

David Chou

IBM has been making some significant changes in its business, and it looks like the healthcare space may be taking a hit. According to recent reports, IBM sells its Watson Health business to Francisco Partners. This move signals a shift in IBM's priorities, focusing more on cloud and AI businesses.

Wheel Raises $150 Million Series C to Power the Virtual-First Care Revolution

Healthcare IT Today

Wheel, the health tech company powering the next generation of healthcare, today announced a $150 million Series C round co-led by Lightspeed Venture Partners and Tiger Global.

Encompass Health to spin off home health, hospice business as new company

Fierce Healthcare

Encompass Health to spin off home health, hospice business as new company. dmuoio. Fri, 01/21/2022 - 12:20


How Real-Time Tracking of Shipments Supports the Distribution of Pharmaceuticals

This guide explores critical concepts that supply chain professionals need to know when it comes to tracking and analyzing cold chain shipments.

Beyond COVID-19: Remaining at the center of care even as care centers change

Healthcare It News

Sponsor: ServiceNow Primary topic: Interoperability Topic: Interoperability Patient Engagement Telehealth Resource Central: White Papers External url: [link] Thumbnail: Body: Sponsor: ServiceNow.

From Better for Me to Better for “We” — NielsenIQ’s New Consumer Hierarchy of Health

Jane Sarashon

People around the world have made health a “proactive priority,” most important to live a longer, healthier life, to avoid preventable diseases, to protect against disease, and to look and feel healthier, according to NielsenIQ’s latest health and wellness report.

Encompass Health sets July 1 target for its home health, hospice spinoff

Fierce Healthcare

Encompass Health sets July 1 target for its home health, hospice spinoff. dmuoio. Fri, 01/21/2022 - 14:08