Fri.Jan 04, 2019

Set your Organization Apart: How Virtual Care Attracts and Delights your Market

eVisit

If there is one thing that the last decade has shown us, it’s that nothing stays the same. This is true in all aspects of healthcare. Everything from patient records, writing prescriptions, navigating reimbursement, analyzing risk, and updating treatment protocols have changed.

Behavioral health innovation two years later: Why is adoption taking so long?

Mobi Health News

An in-depth look at the market forces shaping the development and adoption (or lack thereof) of behavioral health technology

Health IT Predictions for 2019

Healthcare Informatics

It’s January and that means it is time to brush the dust off of my crystal ball and make some predictions about health IT for the upcoming year

Verily rakes in $1B for global development, potential acquisitions

Mobi Health News

Silver Lake led the round, which will be used for new partnerships, global business development, and potential acquisitions.

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VA finally gets permanent CIO

Morning eHealth

New health tech influencers in Washington — Cerner trots out drug price transparency feature

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Tapping AI to get real value from healthcare data

Mobi Health News

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Disrupting diabetes treatment with a person-centered approach

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Medical Device Development and Data Science Integration

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Dr. Sean Otto, business development, Cyient.

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Royal Flying Doctors Service rising to EMR challenges

Mobi Health News

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Do We Really Need APIs In Healthcare?

Lloyd Price

When I talk to CEOs and CIOs often the first question I get is what are APIs and followed almost immediately by why do I need them? Perhaps, as I have come to learn, the root of the question is do I really need it? I mean after all we do have HL7 so why APIs and how are they different.

Study: Women make up only 30% of healthcare executives. Here's a look at why

FierceHealthIT

There’s a lack of women in the healthcare C-suite—and what’s holding them back is a set of “invisible barriers,” according to a new report

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High street retailer Boots buys HealthTech company Wiggly-Amps to strengthen Digital Healthcare services

Lloyd Price

Boots UK has bought health technology company Wiggly-Amps for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition will enable the high street retailer with 2,485 stores to strengthen its digital healthcare services.

Industry Voices—The hidden security threat most hospitals haven't thought of yet

FierceHealthIT

There is a huge network threat that most people aren’t aware of: Today’s printers present greater security risks than traditional servers, desktops and laptops

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SOPHiA GENETICS raises $77 million to accelerate the democratization of data-driven medicine

Lloyd Price

SOPHiA GENETICS today announced the closing of a $77 million investment round to accelerate the democratization of Data-Driven Medicine. The round was led by Generation Investment Management, a pioneer of sustainable investing. Balderton joined the round, along with Idinvest Partners and Alychlo.

California panel recommends EHR plan to boost precision medicine

FierceHealthIT

In the Precision Medicine Advisory Committee's recently completed action plan, a California panel recommended studying the feasibility of a unified EHR for the entire state—something both patients and providers would be able to access

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Weekender 1/4/19

HIStalk Weekender

Weekly News Recap. Alphabet’s Verily raises $1 billion in a new funding round. Health Level Seven International publishes the FHIR Release 4 standard.

Another impact of the government shutdown on healthcare? Legal delays

FierceHealthIT

As the partial government shutdown stretches into its third week, it has had an impact on a growing number of health programs. It has also had an impact in another venue: the courtroom. Here's a look at some of the cases that have been impacted

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Senator Lamar Alexander Welcomes Sens. Mitt Romney, Mike Braun and Jacky Rosen to HELP Committee

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) welcomes Senators Mitt Romney (R-Utah), Mike Braun (R-Ind.) and Jacky Rosen (D-Nev.)

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CityMD strikes deal to stay in-network with UnitedHealthcare

FierceHealthIT

The urgent care chain CityMD was at risk of falling out of UnitedHealthcare's network—along with that of its subsidiary, Oxford Health Plans. But the organizations struck a deal to avert that scenario

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Must-Have Medical Apps This Week

Healthcare Guys

Happy 2019! Hundreds of medical apps for healthcare providers and patients are bound to show up this year. We’re committed to picking the most useful ones for medical professionals as they come along. And don’t forget to see what we thought was the best medical apps in 2018.

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Healthcare Roundup—Gottlieb staying at FDA; Report says opioid overdoses cost hospitals $11B a year

FierceHealthIT

FDA chief Scott Gottlieb says he's staying at the agency as a reporter investigates rumors of his exit, plus more healthcare headlines

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What does the future of tech in healthcare look like?

Healthcare Guys

Though the healthcare field is notoriously slow to adopt new technologies, IT innovation is making its way to the sector. Looking ahead, what does the future of technology in the medical world look like?

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Payer Roundup—Insurance groups call for HRA protections; Maine governor signs Medicaid expansion

FierceHealthIT

Blue Cross Blue Shield is warning against using HRAs for short-term plans, newly elected Maine Gov. Janet Mills didn't waste any time on her first day and more payer headlines from around the web

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Health IT Predictions for 2019

Healthcare Guys

Dave Levin, M.D. It’s January and that means it is time to brush the dust off of my crystal ball and make some predictions about health IT for the upcoming year. …read more

Medsphere buys HealthLine Solutions to enhance EHR platform

FierceHealthIT

Medsphere is adding to its suite of solutions by acquiring smart health tech vendor HealthLine Solutions. The company hopes to use HealthLine's application to improve the revenue cycle management component of its CareVue EHR platform

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