Mon.Aug 03, 2020

End-to-end medical imaging startup Nanox files for $125M IPO

Mobi Health News

The startup's approach combines a low-cost digital-imaging device for hospitals with a comprehensive medical-imaging software platform.

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Epic EHR-linked telehealth skyrockets at Children’s Colorado

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Children’s Hospital Colorado in Aurora developed an active and growing telemedicine program over the past eight years. Telemedicine has been particularly important because of the large, multistate service region with many rural and frontier patients, mountain passes and snow that complicate travel, and limited numbers of pediatric subspecialists in the Rocky Mountain region outside of Denver. THE PROBLEM.

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UK-based HealthHero launches telehealth platform and acquires Fernarzt

Mobi Health News

The new service will let patients communicate with general practitioners, mental health clinicians and specialists.

Real-World Applications of Artificial Intelligence To Improve Medication Management Across the Care Continuum

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Ken Perez, vice president of healthcare policy, Omnicell, Inc. Discussions about the application of artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare often span multiple areas, most commonly about making more accurate diagnoses, identifying at-risk populations, and […].

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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.

UCL Technology Fund announces first close of £100m Fund 2

Mobi Health News

The fund aims to bring UCL’s academic research in life, computer and physical sciences to commercial reality

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Ancestry launches next generation sequencing product

Mobi Health News

The company said the product will give customers information about their genetic risk for certain diseases.

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New Pharmaceuticals For 2020 and Beyond

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. From rheumatoid arthritis to HIV, the pharmaceutical industry is well on its way to making this a banner year for new drug implementation. Here are just a few exciting breakthroughs for big pharma in 2020. […]. The article New Pharmaceuticals For 2020 and Beyond appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

Health industry responds to European Innovation Partnership proposal

Mobi Health News

Industry leaders across medtech and pharmaceutical sectors applaud proposal for its forward thinking

Is Your Community Ready To Be Connected?

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Keith C. Kosel, PhD, MHSA, MBA, Parkland Center for Clinical Innovation This question initially brings to mind many possibilities such as connection to the latest 5G cellular service, a new super-fast internet provider, or […]. The article Is Your Community Ready To Be Connected? appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial Connected Community of Care Keith C.

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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.

Remedy scoops up Onduo's clinical affairs head; Changing Health snags AI development leader from Babylon Health; and more digital health hires

Mobi Health News

Also: VillageMD's new chief innovation officer, and Hims & Hers brings on behavioral health expertise

COVID-19 sparks debate on future of healthcare

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: Population Health Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: COVID-19 sparks debate on future of healthcare Featured Decision Content: Region Tag: Global Edition Right Now

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Inching Closer to a National Patient Identifier – House Passes Removal of Ban on National Patient ID

Healthcare IT Today

Little by little, we’re working towards a National Patient Identifier. For those not familiar with the topic, the US government in a section of the federal budget has banned HHS from even working with the private sector to develop a national patient identifier. However, the House of Representatives thanks to leadership from Representative Bill Foster […].

What’s next with Voice tech and seniors?

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Voice tech is pervasive – for some, but hardware market adoption may be slowing. At the end of April, ninety million US adults were estimated to own smart speakers , one-third of consumers. The last published eMarketer survey in 2019 sized the software voice assistant (Siri, Google Assistant, Alexa et al.) as penetrating one third of the US population – 111.8 million. But according to a late 2019 AARP survey , only 20% of the 50+ population use voice assistants – and for the 70+, only 12%.

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.

“We Need Something Transformative”: How the Pandemic Is Propelling IT Forward

Health System CIO

One way to make sure a “good crisis” doesn’t go to waste? By applying the lessons learned in ramping up virtual care to more effectively meet the needs of the quadruple aim, said our IT experts in a recent webinar. Source: “We Need Something Transformative”: How the Pandemic Is Propelling IT Forward on healthsystemcio.com - healthsystemCIO.com is the sole online-only publication dedicated to exclusively and comprehensively serving the information needs of healthcare CIOs.

WellCare teams with Shipt to offer free grocery delivery to Medicare Advantage members

FierceHealthIT

WellCare teams with Shipt to offer free grocery delivery to Medicare Advantage members. pminemyer. Mon, 08/03/2020 - 13:28

HIStalk Interviews Jay Deady, CEO, Jvion

HIStalk Interviews

Jay Deady is CEO of Jvion of Suwanee, GA. Interviews

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Healthcare groups cheer House move to overturn ban on nationwide patient identifier

FierceHealthIT

Healthcare groups cheer House move to overturn ban on nationwide patient identifier. hlandi. Mon, 08/03/2020 - 11:59

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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.

Can Withings Convince Clinicians To Trust Its Wearables?

Healthcare IT Today

As some of you may know, connected health company Withings just finished raising $60 million to build a strong presence in the healthcare industry. For most of its existence, Withings has focused on selling to consumers, so this marks a major turning point for the company. The question now is whether Withings — along with […].

Quartet taps SilverCloud Health to broaden access to digital mental health services

FierceHealthIT

Quartet taps SilverCloud Health to broaden access to digital mental health services. hlandi. Mon, 08/03/2020 - 16:50

COVID-19 Telehealth Disparities

Telebehavioral Health Institute

COVID-19 Telehealth Disparities American Indian/Alaskan Native and African-American People The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has traditionally released information on Medicare claims annually, but because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the agency began releasing information on June 22, 2020, … Read more. The post COVID-19 Telehealth Disparities appeared first on TBH Institute Blog. COVID-19

Ancestry rolls out more advanced DNA testing to flag risk of heart disease, breast cancer

FierceHealthIT

Ancestry rolls out more advanced DNA testing to flag risk of heart disease, breast cancer. hlandi. Mon, 08/03/2020 - 13:40

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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.

Healthcare CIOs Speeding Up Social Determinants Of Health Efforts

Healthcare IT Today

New research has concluded that healthcare CIOs see analyzing social determinants of health data as a top priority going forward, along with tackling data interoperability and cybersecurity. The focus group study, which was conducted by LexisNexis Risk Solutions, involved bringing together a group of CIOs who were members of CHIME. Focus group leads asked the […].

Industry Voices—The role of race in health outcomes and how to begin fixing it

FierceHealthIT

Industry Voices—The role of race in health outcomes and how to begin fixing it. treed. Mon, 08/03/2020 - 11:45

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Reimbursement Counseling Patients to Self-Isolate During COVID-19 Testing

Telebehavioral Health Institute

On July 30, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are announcing that payment is available to Medicare providers for counseling patients to self-isolate after they are tested and prior to the … Read more. The post Reimbursement Counseling Patients to Self-Isolate During COVID-19 Testing appeared first on TBH Institute Blog. CMS Counseling Patients to Self-Isolate

Tenet generated $88M in profits in Q2 with federal relief funds offsetting declines in patient volume

FierceHealthIT

Tenet generated $88M in profits in Q2 with federal relief funds offsetting declines in patient volume. rking. Mon, 08/03/2020 - 16:57

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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.

To Improve Patient Access Success in Healthcare, Measure Performance

HealthStream

To ensure productivity and accuracy and get a baseline of performance from which to improve, Patient Access operations should be measured on KPIs to monitor quality, process, financial, and customer service. This post is based on an article that discusses KPIs and the importance of patient access training

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Fauci explains the 'insidious increase' that has officials worried about new COVID surges

FierceHealthIT

Fauci explains the 'insidious increase' that has officials worried about new COVID surges. treed. Mon, 08/03/2020 - 13:10

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Connect Health Initiative Applauds Proposed Executive Order to Permanently Expand Telehealth for Medicare Beneficiaries

ConnectedHealth

Today, the Connected Health Initiative released a statement from executive director, Morgan Reed: “The executive order is a critical step in expanding telehealth coverage for some of the most vulnerable Americans during the pandemic and ensure these digital health services are made sustainable and permanent. The order addresses many of the priorities the Connected Health Initiative and its partners have advocated for years.