Wed.Oct 16, 2019

Indonesia’s healthcare superapp Alodokter raises $33M in Series C funding

Mobi Health News

Indonesia-based healthcare superapp Alodokter announced that it has raised a $33M Series C funding led by Sequis Life and with participation from Philips, Heritas Capital, Hera Capital, Dayli Partners and others.

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How blockchain can protect telemedicine programs

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Despite the convenience of telemedicine, this technology raises enormous potential security concerns. If the virtual connection between a doctor and the patient is unsecure, it is possible that patients’ location, data and other sensitive information could be leaked.

Novartis is cutting off its digital therapeutics commercialization partnership with Pear Therapeutics

Mobi Health News

The pharma's Sandoz division will be handing commercialization of reSET, reSET-O and future therapies back to Pear over the course of a transition period

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Bellwether PDMP case heard

Morning eHealth

HITAC preview — In Cali, Cali

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Stop Creating Disloyal Patients

90 percent of patients feel no obligation to stay with a healthcare system that doesn’t offer digital tools. What can you do in the face of such a sobering statistic? Patient-facing telehealth options that allow patients to get virtually instantaneous care privately, securely, and from anywhere can keep your patients from seeking care from the easiest, nearest, and cheapest provider.

Novartis is cutting off its digital therapeutics partnership with Pear Therapeutics

Mobi Health News

The pharma's Sandoz division will be handing commercialization of reSET, reSET-O and future therapies back to Pear over the course of a transition period

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PatientsLikeMe founder Jamie Heywood: patient engagement is vital to drive change in care

Mobi Health News

Heywood spoke at the Society of Participatory Medicine's annual conference about the importance of patient involvement, and how the company is continuing its work following this summer's acquisition by UnitedHealth Group.

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Intermountain Reduces Waste With Blockchain, Saves $90M

Healthcare IT Today

If you’re wondering whether blockchain technologies are worth deploying in healthcare, you’ll probably find the following to be worth a look.

Health literacy, numeracy bar entry in dieting apps

Mobi Health News

At this year’s Connected Health conference in Boston, Sherry Pagoto, director of the UConn Center for mHealth and Social Media, discussed the social and skill set barriers to weight loss.

Medical Group Practices Struggle with MIPS, According to New MGMA Report

Healthcare IT Today

On Monday, the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) released the Annual Regulatory Burden Report at their Annual Conference. With responses from over 400 medical group practices, the findings from their survey reveal the impact of federal regulations on physician practices and medical groups.

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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.

Sony's upcoming health platform is an easy-to-implement wearable for remote monitoring companies

Mobi Health News

The B2B platform purposefully foregoes the bells and whistles of consumer smartwatches for a simple interface, long battery life and long-term support for clients

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Beyond Fitbit - how wearables are heralding a new era of healthcare

Lloyd Price

If you’ve ever counted your steps using a smart watch, or monitored your heart rate during a workout, then you’ll be familiar with the concept of wearables and their uses in day to day life. But did you know that wearables are creating a massive impact in the healthcare arena?

Q&A: Ieso Digital Health’s SVP of AI on digital therapeutics and the new Eight Billion Minds project

Mobi Health News

A chat with Valentin Tablan, SVP of AI at British mental health startup Ieso Digital Health

Let’s Connect! What I’m looking forward to most at the Connected Health Conference in Boston

Digital Health Today

This Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday (October 16-18) I will be in Boston covering the Connected Health Conference (a HIMSS event) for Digital Health Today. The agenda for this event looks outstanding, and I thought I would take a moment to let you know what I’m looking forward to the most.

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.

Featured Health IT Job: Epic Ambulatory Analyst

Healthcare IT Today

We like to regularly feature a healthcare IT job that might be of interest to readers. Today, we’re featuring the Epic Ambulatory Analyst position that was recently posted on Healthcare IT Central. This position was posted by Prisma Health and is in South Carolina.

S-Patch Cardio brings ECG monitoring outside the hospital

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: Telehealth Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: S-Patch Cardio brings ECG monitoring outside the hospital Featured Decision Content: Region Tag: Asia Pacific

Do You Have a Transition Plan for Your Health System or Medical Group?

HealthStream

All healthcare organizations go through changes in resources, especially involving leaders. What can be done to reduce the stress during this period? Setting up processes and ensuring everyone complies with them can help

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Telehealth eliminates time and distance to save money

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

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.

Overcoming Reimbursement Hurdles for Digital Health Startups and Technologies

Digital Health Today

One-on-One with Marcus Schabacker M.D., PhD, President and CEO, ECRI Institute. During this year’s MedCityInvest Digital Health conference, Demi Radeva, one of Digital Health Today’s global ambassadors, had the chance to sit down one-on-one with Marcus Schabacker M.D,

Telemedicine Controls Workers Comp Costs in Home Care and Hospice

Ortholive

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The Importance of the Digital Front Door™ in Healthcare

Digital Health Today

One-on-One with Jon Pearce, CEO, Zipnosis. During this year’s CONVENE conference, at the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management, Demi Radeva, one of Digital Health Today’s global ambassadors, had the chance to sit down one-on-one with Jon Pearce, CEO of Zipnosis. Zipnosis, Inc.

Industry Voices—More than dollars: Following the evidence to better addiction treatment

FierceHealthIT

As drugmakers face billions in legal settlements and judgments, we must keep our eye on what will truly defeat the opioid crisis

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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!

A startup with a cause – championing the individual in navigating health care

Digital Health Today

Interview with Kash Kapadia, Founder and CEO of Anchor Health. At the Health 2.0 Conference in Santa Clara, CA, I had the pleasure of having coffee with Kash Kapadia, Founder and CEO of Anchor Health.

4 Steps to Get Started with Containers

Perficient

The following is the fifth blog in a series about software containers and Kubernetes, and their importance in modern application delivery.

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HIStalk Interviews Kavita Bhavan, MD, Chief Innovation Officer, Parkland Health & Hospital System

HIStalk Interviews

Kavita Bhavan, MD, MHS is associate professor of infectious diseases. Interviews

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How to Sustain Access to High-Quality Healthcare in Rural Areas

InTouch Health

More Patients Can Turn to Telehealth When Local Hospitals Close Their Doors. Over the last ten years, 113 rural hospitals closed their doors. All of these facilities stopped providing inpatient care, yet some still offer outpatient care, emergency care, urgent care, or primary care. The state of Texas alone has lost 20 rural hospitals since 2010.

Sony launches new B-to-B wearable and remote monitoring platform

FierceHealthIT

Electronics company Sony is jumping into the wearables and mobile health technology market, offering a business-to-business solution to rival the Apple Watch

Microsoft Teams and SharePoint: “Teamify” Answers Office 365 Confusion

Perficient

Microsoft Teams is hot. It increases collaboration and helps simplify the UX. It’s also the answer to many of your adoption and usage issues. Adoption change management is critical to your productivity success and for any Office 365 and Microsoft Teams deployment.

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Why Patient Engagement is Key to Encouraging Adherence

Synzi

Patient Engagement and Home Health Patients Patient engagement means that the patient is engaged in their care by understanding their role in self-care and performing the appropriate actions to maintain or restore their health. Engaging patients on smartphones and tablets … Read More.

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Fitbit collaborating with pharma giants Bristol-Myers Squibb and Pfizer

FierceHealthIT

NEW YORK CITY—Fitbit and pharmaceutical giants Bristol-Myers Squibb and Pfizer have inked a multiyear partnership to accelerate the detection and diagnosis of atrial fibrillation to reduce the risk of life-threatening events such as stroke.