Tue.Jan 19, 2021

Virtual primary care symptom checker startup K Health closes $132M Series E

Mobi Health News

The New York-based company also announced the launch of a pediatric care offering for children ages 3-17.

Addressing telehealth's cybersecurity risk will be an industry-wide problem

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Experts have repeatedly predicted that telehealth would present a major challenge for healthcare cybersecurity in the coming year. But it's not enough to know telehealth is likely to be an issue. The real task is working collaboratively to address those dangers.

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YouTube taps Dr. Garth Graham to lead new health partnerships team

Mobi Health News

The former U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Health will forge partnerships to bring more high-quality, credible medical information to YouTube

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Myths About Psychiatrists Do More Harm Than Good

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Seeing a psychiatrist doesn’t have to be difficult, challenging, nor scary.

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Why Is Patient Engagement Important? | Frontline Group

There are 5 critical opportunities to unlock the full power of patient engagement, which can improve your patient retention, as well as improving their health outcomes. In this eBook you will learn about: What Is Patient Engagement? How Does Patient Engagement Improve Outcomes? Why Is It Important to Include Patients in Their Care? What Are Patient Engagement Tools? What is Patient Engagement technology? Download Now this informational resource and start using a patient engagement platform to give yourself as a Provider higher satisfaction scores.

Philips and Merck partner to develop personalised fertility treatment

Mobi Health News

Remote patient monitoring, cloud-based platform services and AI-enabled ultrasound diagnoses will be used to improve outcomes in fertility treatment.

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Royal Philips buys connected med device company Capsule Technologies

Mobi Health News

Royal Philips purchased the company for $635 million from a PE firm.

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Here’s How To Stay On Top of Your Health Without Going To The Doctor’s Office

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. The pandemic has made us all a little more aware of our health. We overanalyze every cough and sniffle. Is that just a sore throat, or the end of the world? Does a little shortness […].

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Virtual care platform Conversa adds $8M to expanded Series B round

Mobi Health News

The automated care platform has been deployed at several health systems to remotely monitor, analyze and communicate with patients across a range of conditions

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HIPAA Seal of Compliance = Consumer Fraud

Healthcare IT Today

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced a consumer fraud settlement against a company that displayed a ‘HIPAA Compliant’ seal on its website.

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The Top 5 Challenges You’ll Face When Scaling Telehealth Services Nationally

If you’re thinking about expanding your telehealth services to more states, whether it’s five or 50, we’ve outlined the top five obstacles you’ll need to plan for, to ensure you’re delivering an exceptional brand and clinical experience.

Aledade raises $100M to fuel growth of MA plan partnerships

FierceHealthIT

Aledade raises $100M to fuel growth of MA plan partnerships. hlandi. Tue, 01/19/2021 - 11:34

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Philips to Acquire Capsule Technologies, Inc. for $635 Million

Healthcare IT Today

Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Capsule Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of medical device integration and data technologies for hospitals and healthcare organizations.

HHS finalizes rule that imposes term limits for career federal scientists

FierceHealthIT

HHS finalizes rule that imposes term limits for career federal scientists. rking. Tue, 01/19/2021 - 11:59

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Amazon Unlikely To Capture A Major Telehealth Presence Anytime Soon

Healthcare IT Today

Earlier this month, a triumvirate of corporate giants admitted that their healthcare venture wasn’t going to make it. Haven, a company backed by JPMorgan Chase, Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway and Amazon, called it quits after only a couple of years in business.

Frontline Call Center Partners with VBurchett Consulting to Improve Patients' Experiences

Frontline Call Center and VBurchett Consulting are joining forces in modern patient care with a new patient engagement center that utilizes telemedicine.

Excellus Health Plan to pay $5.1M fee over data breach that impacted 9.3M: HHS

FierceHealthIT

Excellus Health Plan to pay $5.1M fee over data breach that impacted 9.3M: HHS. pminemyer. Tue, 01/19/2021 - 11:19

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Virgo Investment Group Announces $20 Million Investment in Apricus Health

Healthcare IT Today

Virgo Investment Group (“Virgo”) today announced an investment in Apricus Health, an innovative healthcare company created by a group of prominent Arizona physicians.

Wellness brand Hims & Hers moving deeper into healthcare with Privia Health partnership

FierceHealthIT

Wellness brand Hims & Hers moving deeper into healthcare with Privia Health partnership. hlandi. Tue, 01/19/2021 - 17:25

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Broadband expansion critical for healthcare equity

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: Telehealth Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: Broadband expansion critical for healthcare equity Featured Decision Content: Region Tag: Global Edition Right Now

Product Transformation: Adapting Your Solutions for Cloud Models

Speaker: Ahmad Jubran, Cloud Product Innovation Consultant

In order to maintain a competitive advantage, CTOs and product managers are shifting their products to the cloud. Many do this by simply replicating their current architectures in the cloud. Those previous architectures, which were optimized for transactional systems, aren't well-suited for the new age of AI. Whether you're a seasoned CTO or an industry trailblazer, this webinar will help make your product ready to meet the competition by adopting an architecture that is optimized for AI innovation. Join Ahmad Jubran, Cloud Product Innovation Consultant, and learn how to adapt your solutions for cloud models the right way.

These are some of docs' top priorities in 2021: MGMA

FierceHealthIT

These are some of docs' top priorities in 2021: MGMA. treed. Tue, 01/19/2021 - 12:35

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Making the Case for Supporting Nurse Competency with Jane®

HealthStream

Jane® plays a vital role in nurse development, rather than a punitive one. The tool’s main objective is to identify the areas where clinicians need assistance, and then creating personalized development plans for improving nurse competency

AHIP slams CMS final rule aimed at streamlining prior authorization

FierceHealthIT

AHIP slams CMS final rule aimed at streamlining prior authorization. pminemyer. Tue, 01/19/2021 - 16:22

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Top 3 Healthcare IT Trends of 2021

Optimum Healthcare IT

The improved adoption of technology, combined with the disruptive arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic, has drastically shifted healthcare organizations' focus on utilizing technology to continue providing efficient care to their patients.

Improve Onboarding with User-Centered Design

Speaker: Dr. Kate Wolin, Founder, Circea

In the age of social distancing, digital onboarding is becoming essential to any program. This is especially true for medical practices, where the threat of the pandemic is the most real. As consultations are being digitized, so are the process in which new patients are processed and appointments are being scheduled. Practices with compelling onboarding experiences are the ones who will ultimately succeed in the pandemic area and beyond. Join Dr. Kate Wolin, founder of Circea, for an overview of behavioral science and the evidence-based strategies that can be used to support patient engagement. She will also review how a patient-centered design strategy can be used to evaluate and refine onboarding processes.

How Remote Patient Monitoring Can Help with Medication Non-Adherence

Health Recovery Solutions

Medication adherence can have a more direct impact on patient outcomes than specific treatments themselves, playing a key role in patients’ quality and length of life and in the overall costs seen by patient and industry alike.

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Improve the Healthcare Revenue Cycle-Compliance Relationship to Lessen Enforcement Action Risk

HealthStream

In order to combat painful judgments involving monetary penalties and extensive CIAs, which exact a heavy toll on already strained healthcare organizations, revenue cycle and compliance departments should start operating interdependently, with frequent communication and collaboration

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Zocdoc, Notable Health roll out tools to help automate COVID-19 vaccine screenings and scheduling

FierceHealthIT

Zocdoc, Notable Health roll out tools to help automate COVID-19 vaccine screenings and scheduling. hlandi. Tue, 01/19/2021 - 15:20

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Harvard Business Review Shares Telehealth Patient Study, Areas to Improve

eVisit

The Harvard Business Review (HBR) recently published a summary of a recent patient study involving 1.3 million Americans and their likes and dislikes about their usage of telehealth. For the study, HBR teamed up with Press Ganey , a firm that focuses on performance analytics and advisory solutions for healthcare, with the research involving a million plus U.S. patients that used telehealth Jan. – May 2020 across 154 medical practices. Telehealth Usage Study Harvard Business Review

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.

UnitedHealthcare launches new virtual primary care offering in 11 states

FierceHealthIT

UnitedHealthcare launches new virtual primary care offering in 11 states. pminemyer. Tue, 01/19/2021 - 13:37

Ways to easily solve Order revisions in Oracle R12 Warehouse Management

Perficient

Order revisions occur regularly in order fulfillment. Once a Sales Order has been “Released” to the Warehouse to fulfill and ship, the order can not be changed unless the desired line(s) on the order are in a revisable status.

K Health secures major funding, launches new virtual pediatric service

FierceHealthIT

K Health secures major funding, launches new virtual pediatric service. hlandi. Tue, 01/19/2021 - 12:18

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