Thu.Nov 14, 2019

Apple rolls out Research: One app for three new longitudinal studies

Mobi Health News

iOS users can now sign up for studies on women's health, movement and heart health, and the effects of noise exposure on hearing

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New Flu Treatment for People with Diabetes

Insulin Nation

For the average person, the flu might be no big deal — but for people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes, the flu can be devastating. This is why, by the way, you should get your flu shot!

BCBS of Minnesota inks deal with Omada to provide Type 2 diabetes tool to members

Mobi Health News

The deal also comes with a strategic investment for the disease management startup

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Healthcare Cybersecurity – Familiar and Unfamiliar Risks?

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Andy Nieto, Global Healthcare Solutions Manager for Lenovo Health. As healthcare continues its digital transformation journey, providing care is becoming easier and more efficient for providers. But that convenience comes at a cost.

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.

Risalto Health collects another $7M for its MSK concierge platform

Mobi Health News

After fueling its seed round last year, Health Catalyst Capital Management again lead the startup's funding

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Singapore researchers and local tech startup launch pilot to help children with ADHD using BCI tech

Mobi Health News

The home-based pilot program will see 20 children each receive a take-home kit that includes Neeuro’s brainwave-reading SenzeBand and a Samsung tablet with the preloaded CogoLand game

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Bridging the Persistent Chasm Between Healthcare and IT

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Troy Foster, Senior Manager of Communications Infrastructure. As an IT professional in healthcare, I learned a valuable lesson early in my career.

Hims & Hers unveils new app, security procedures

Mobi Health News

The online mail-order health company has created an app with nearly identical functions as its platform.

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Doctors say climate change is posing health risks for children around the world

FierceHealthIT

Climate change is negatively affecting children’s health across the world, according to a new report. It called on health professionals to communicate those risks and make health impact part of the discussion on climate change

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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.

Patients still facing big obstacles getting their own health data

Mobi Health News

Despite HIPAA's right of access rule, and CMS and ONC prioritizing consumer access in their forthcoming 21st Century Cures regs, a new scorecard shows that providers have work to do

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Connecticut physician practice warns patients of data breach after cyberphishing attack

FierceHealthIT

A physician-owned multispecialty group practice in Connecticut has warned patients about a data breach following a Feb. 8 cyberphishing attack

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HCV patients at risk of nonadherence using Proteus' digital pill achieve sustained viral clearance

Mobi Health News

The multi-center, single-arm, open-label study recorded an overall medication adherence rate of 93% alongside strong treatment outcomes

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Meet Laney Preheim, Vice President of Operations for Care Innovations

care innovations

Our Women of Care Innovations series continues with a discussion with Vice President of Operations Laney Preheim, who spoke to us about her role models, advice for young professionals and the importance of compassion in the workplace and keeping an open mind.

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.

HealthCare.gov sign-ups down in 2nd week of ACA open enrollment

FierceHealthIT

The number of people who signed up for Affordable Care Act coverage on HealthCare.gov in the second week of open enrollment declined compared to the same time period in 2018

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TigerConnect Surveys Confirm The Broken State of Communication In Healthcare

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. TigerConnect released its annual “State of Healthcare Communications” report, a survey of healthcare leaders and patients detailing the pervasive challenges in healthcare communications.

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Louisiana pays DOJ $13M for scheme to get higher federal Medicaid payments

FierceHealthIT

Louisiana agreed to pay the federal government $13.4 million to resolve allegations the state submitted false and inflated Medicaid claims to get more federal dollars

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How Maximizing Telehealth Reimbursement Policies Will Change Healthcare for the Better

InTouch Health

Virtual Care Technology Continues to Advance, But Reimbursement Policies Still Have Room to Grow. With rising costs and increasing patient demand, the healthcare industry is at the cusp of significant change. As a generation gets ready to retire, healthcare providers need to find a way to maintain, if not lower, costs without curbing the quality of care. By 2030, the Medicare-eligible population in the United States is expected to reach 69.7 million, nearly double what it was back in 2000.

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.

L.A. Care, California Blue launch joint community resource centers

FierceHealthIT

Care Health Plan and Blue Shield of California have teamed up to open a series of community resource centers across Los Angeles County.

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Taking Predictive Analytics In Healthcare From The Experimental To The Expected

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Marc Helberg, managing vice president at the Philadelphia office, Pariveda Solutions. It’s everywhere, and healthcare organizations know it can be theoretically useful in the modeling of predictive patient outcomes. This sounds promising enough. But when we look beneath the surface, we learn that the industry as a whole has been relatively slow to adopt […].

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AMA calls EHR fixes a "national imperative" after doctors give "F" for usability

FierceHealthIT

When it comes to usability, doctors give electronic health record systems an “F”. And that poor usability correlates with physician burnout, according to a study published today in Mayo Clinic Proceedings

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How Your SharePoint Admin or Dev Role Changed Overnight at MSIgnite

Perficient

You may not have been watching when with one simple event Microsoft pulled the rug from under you. Your role as a SharePoint Admin or Dev will never be the same. . For Admins. First, there was the move from file shares to SharePoint.

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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!

Loneliness has become a big target for Medicare Advantage insurers. Here's what they're doing about it

FierceHealthIT

As health plans have been given a longer leash to address the social determinants of health for seniors, Medicare Advantage insurers are eyeing loneliness as a crucial target.

HLTH 2019 Conference Highlights

Perficient

Did you miss the HLTH 2019 conference ? HLTH is a great gathering of minds, companies, and governments in one place rallying around healthcare as a whole. With more than 6,000 attendees, over 300 speakers, and 950+ CEOs and founders, this conference centers around how to move healthcare forward.

UnitedHealth leads the way in Q3 as top insurers rake in $10.2B in profit

FierceHealthIT

UnitedHealth Group blew its competitors out of the water in profit for the third quarter, netting $5 billion on the back of continued double-digit growth at Optum

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Robotic Process Automation Can Enhance Slow Subject Recruitment

Perficient

My last blog dove into robotic process automation fixing mistakes in clinical data entry. This blog highlights enhancing slow recruitment with robotic process automation (RPA). Even the most promising clinical sites can have trouble recruiting enough eligible subjects.

Chutes & Ladders—UnitedHealth Group names Optum CEO as its president; Tenet Healthcare names new COO

FierceHealthIT

Welcome to this week's Chutes & Ladders, our roundup of hirings, firings and retirings throughout the industry. Please submit the good news—or the bad—from your shop, and we will feature it here at the end of each week

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Find a Doctor Digital Experience: Best Practices to Be Easily Found

Perficient

In this final post of the Find a Doctor blog series , I will be sharing best practices to ensure your organization’s Find a Doctor tool is easily found by consumers, physicians, and academics.

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Children's National Health System, Virginia Tech team up on innovation campus

FierceHealthIT

Children’s National Health System announced a formal partnership with Virginia Tech, including the construction of a 12,000-square-foot Virginia Tech biomedical research facility within the new Children’s National Research & Innovation Campus

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Fraud Detection and Content Management Efficiencies with AI

Perficient

My last blog looked at call center optimization and how artificial intelligence (AI) provides an in-depth look into financial advice. In this blog, I analyze fraud detection and content management methods, with the assistance of AI. Fraud Detection.

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