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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Bellwether PDMP case heard

Morning eHealth

HITAC preview — In Cali, Cali

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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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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.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

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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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.

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.

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.

Primary Care Is Dead. Long Live Primary Care!

The primary care system is failing patients and providers. Capacity shortages have led to long wait times and physician burnout. To fix the system, we must find innovative ways to boost capacity and meet patient-consumers’ shifting expectations.

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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Tampa General Hospital, OnMed partner for new telemedicine stations

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Florida's Tampa General Hospital has teamed up with healthcare technology company OnMed to deploy new telemedicine stations deployed inside the facility. WHY IT MATTERS.

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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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

Big Idea: Primary Care Automation

Healthcare automation that gives primary care providers more time with their patients—and less on screens—can improve care for patients, increase satisfaction for providers, and deliver positive bottom-line results for system leaders. Download this guide to learn how to optimize automation and keep the patient-provider relationship at the heart of the healthcare experience.

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.

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

A1c Tip: Staying “In-Range” While You’re Sleeping

Insulin Nation

If you broke your 24-hour day into 3 sections, you’d have 8 hours of dawn/daylight, 8 hours of afternoon/evening, and 8 hours of sleep. . Now imagine if every night your blood sugars are high , and every morning you’re waking up high. That’s ? of your entire day out-of-range.

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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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Virtual Front Door or Brick Wall? Care Pathways in Healthcare

Are you offering your patients a virtual front door or a brick wall? Today, 85% of healthcare visits start online. If your patients don’t have a way to access care virtually, you’re losing them to Dr. Google. Clear care pathways that start online ensure your patients get the best care they need while staying loyal to you.

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

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.

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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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.

Convenience Care Is Here, and It's Eating Your Lunch

Patients want high-quality care that is accessible and affordable. If they can’t get it from you, direct-to-consumer healthcare services make it easy for them to get it somewhere else. Give them the ability to consume your services just like they consume everything else in their lives: on their phones or computers, quickly, and where it’s convenient for them.

Telehealth eliminates time and distance to save money

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

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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Workday rising summary

David Chou

Workday has been gaining traction in the healthcare vertical. A few years ago, the biggest concern from the CIO and the healthcare provider community was the lack of a supply chain module.

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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,

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.

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.

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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