Mon.Feb 10, 2020

Three Essential Questions That Every Investor Must Ask

Digital Health

uctThose of us who evaluate business plans for a living, or at least for part of a living, are accustomed to reviewing dozens, maybe even hundreds of plans before finding one that gives us a rush of excitement.

Health Care Costs Concern Americans Approaching Retirement – Especially Women and Sicker People

Health Populi

Even with the prospect of enrolling in Medicare sooner in a year or two or three, Americans approaching retirement are growing concerned about health care costs, according to a study in JAMA Network Open.

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Tech-enabled Medicare-focused primary care provider Iora Health scores additional $126M

Mobi Health News

The round was led by Indian firm Premji Invest with participation from Cox Enterprise, Temasek F-Prime Capital, Devonshire Investors,406 Ventures, Flare Capital Partners, Polaris Partners and Khosla Ventures.

Checking in on Uber Health

Morning eHealth

The case against a data-sharing rule delay — FDA authorizes AI-enhanced echocardiography system


Leveraging Automated Telehealth During a Capacity Crisis

As the healthcare system faces unprecedented challenges during the COVID-19 crisis, it’s more important than ever to make the most of clinical resources. Automation holds the key to drastically increasing clinical capacity and flattening the curve.

American Well, Stanford physicians to share lessons learned from Apple Heart Study at HIMSS

Mobi Health News

American Well General Manager for Strategic Solutions Dr. Jeff Kosowsky and Stanford Associate Professor of Medicine Dr. Mintu Turakhia will talk lessons learned from the Apple Heart Study next month at HIMSS20.


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Opioid treatment platform Boulder rakes in $10.5M in Series A funding

Mobi Health News

The company plans to triple its production, design and engineering teams with the new funds.


#HIMSS20 Mix Tape

Healthcare IT Today

Welcome to the 6th edition of the HIMSS Mix Tape. The year’s mix has selections from new contributors (many of whom you’ll recognize) and returning friends. Everyone who sent in a song put a lot of thought into answering this important question: What song best represents healthcare right now?

How a new wave of technology startups is tackling social determinants of health challenges


WASHINGTON, D.C.—Social Social determinants of health efforts are becoming more data-driven, and a new wave of technology startups is now tackling the challenge


Taking The Sting Out of Patient Care Documentation

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Shane Peng, MD, chief clinical services and innovations Officer, IKS Health. Not enough time with my provider” or “my doctor isn’t listening to me” are among the top five complaints of today’s patients—and those […]. The article Taking The Sting Out of Patient Care Documentation appeared first on


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.

#097: Robert Cohen, CTO at Stryker Joint Replacement, discusses robots, wearable sensors, and patient outcomes

Digital Health Today

Our guest: In this episode, we speak with Robert Cohen, VP of Global R&D, Chief Technology Officer at Stryker Joint Replacement.

Millennials Prefer Modern Workplaces That Are Socially Conscious and Technologically Advanced


For the healthcare workforce, millennials should be top of mind. Already the largest generational group in the workforce, they'll soon be the majority of all employees, exceeding 50% next year.


Danger to Self, Others or Gravely Disabled

Christina's Considerations

Tensions often exist between individual rights and liberties and those of a family, neighborhood or community. No where does this delicate balance seem to get tested more than in the areas of mental health and cognitive impairment. The latter of. Disaster & Emergency Preparedness Healthy Children and Families

Industry Voices—Banner Health exec calls for scaling efforts to end physician burnout


The call to action applies to all of us: A decade from now, physician burnout should be rare


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.

Creating Retention Policies for Microsoft Teams (Part 2)


Hello again, and welcome back to part 2 of the “Creating Retention Policies for Microsoft Teams” blog series. Last time we discussed at a high level what retention was, and how it works within Microsoft Teams. This time, we’ll discuss where exactly your data is stored.


Tech-enabled primary care provider Iora Health lands $126M in series F funding round


Iora Health scored $126 million in a series F funding round from global investors. The startup will use the funding to invest in its collaborative care platform with plans to build a Medicare-certified electronic health records system

Too Weak, Too Slow: MicroStrategy World 2020’s Big Theme


“Too weak. Too slow.” That’s what Norwegian chess grandmaster Magnus Carlsen , who thinks 15-20 moves ahead, says matter-of-factly to his opponents.


Industry Voices—What healthcare can learn from theme parks. Yes, theme parks


People will spend thousands of dollars to wait in line for two hours for a 90-second ride at Disney World, and leave happy—happy!—to to do it all over again. There's a lesson to be learned there


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.

Data Architecture: 2.5 Types of Modern Data Integration Tools


As we move into the modern cloud data architecture era, enterprises are deploying 2 primary classes of data integration tools to handle the traditional ETL and ELT use cases. The first type of Data integration tools are GUI-Based Data Integration solutions.


Molina Healthcare earned $737M in profit in 2019


Molina Healthcare beat Wall Street expectations by earning $168 million in profit for the fourth quarter of 2019


CRM, It’s Really a Marketing Project


I’m following up from my original post that a traditional CRM project is no longer just about the CRM tool. So while I agree that a CRM tool is important, success comes from recognition that CRM is part of a landscape and that it must fit into that overall ecosystem in order to provide value.


CVS invested $67M in housing last year. Here's a look at where that money went 


Hear from CVS and Aetna execs on why the healthcare giant is committed to big-ticket investments in housing


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.

How (& Why) to Reboot Your Marketing Process: Featured by Forrester


You know it’s critical to focus on your customer. But when it comes to everything from planning to processes, most marketers face challenges with making organizational shifts – and making them quickly. . Forrester has included Eric Dukart, Perficient’s Salesforce practice director, in its recent report Five New Perspectives on Marketing Process. Released today, the report highlights why smart and streamlined processes are a must for customer-obsessed marketing.


From MA bonuses to 340B fees: 4 items you could have missed in Trump's budget


Here's what you may have missed in the White House's latest budget proposal, including key changes to 340B and Medicare Advantage