Wed.Oct 09, 2019

Floridian company matching seniors to college students raises $10M

Mobi Health News

Papa's Series A round was led by Canaan with participation from Pivotal Ventures, Initialized Capital, Y Combinator and Sound Ventures.

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The IT Staffing Shortage Is a Problem Morphing Into a Crisis: What to Do

Phoenix Health Systems

Staffing shortages have plagued the healthcare industry for years, and this year hospital IT departments are feeling more pain than ever. The shortfall in physicians and nurses understandably gets the most press attention, but two phenomenons are pushing scarcity of specialized IT workers into the stratosphere: computer and IT jobs across all industries are projected to grow 12% from 2018 to 2028, and healthcare is projected to add 3.5

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BrainCheck completes $8M round to fuel focus on dementia

Mobi Health News

Long centered on sports health and concussions, the cognitive assessment software firm is raising funds to up its game around seniors' mental health

5 Actions Hospitals Should Take Now to Prepare for Interoperability

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Deborah Hsieh, Chief Policy & Strategy Officer at Ciox. Focus on interoperability for health data systems has increased recently given multiple proposed Department of Health and Human Service’s regulations addressing how health data is shared.

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.

Effective engagement technologies address patient psychology

Mobi Health News

Catalia Health CEO and founder Dr. Cory Kidd discusses his company's approach in designing an AI-based care engagement platform

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MA plan reimbursing Apple Watches, $100M health tech fund established and more digital health news briefs

Mobi Health News

Also: One Drop lands on Walmart store shelves; Mirror unveils in-home private training service

Tech startups tackling loneliness among aging seniors

FierceHealthIT

Growing research finds that social isolation has a negative impact on physical health and mortality. Startups Papa and Mon Ami are addressing loneliness among aging seniors by using technology to foster face-to-face connections

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'Data is king' — HealthReveal founder on why market is ripe for integration-focused startups

Mobi Health News

Cofounder, president and COO of HealthReveal Lori Evans Bernstein offers tips for women founders.

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UnitedHealthcare launches new app with on-demand telemedicine

FierceHealthIT

UnitedHealthcare has launched a new app for its members that will make it far easier for them to access virtual visits around the clock.

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.

Sensyne Health to assist UK MHRA in developing verification methods for digital health algorithms

Mobi Health News

The firm also announced deal with Fortune 200 company to launch gestational diabetes product in the US

60% of younger patients will switch healthcare providers over a poor digital experience: survey

FierceHealthIT

Patients want the convenience of digital billing and payment options and are willing to ditch their healthcare providers if they lag in modern technology, according to a recent survey

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'Data is king' — Health Reveal founder on why market is ripe for integration-focused startups

Mobi Health News

Cofounder and COO of Health Reveal Lori Evans Bernstein offers tips for women founders.

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Cerner, Amazon Web Services partner on new cloud-based cognitive health platform

FierceHealthIT

Health IT company Cerner is leveraging its partnership with Amazon Web Services to launch a new cloud-based health platform, called Project Apollo, that incorporates artificial intelligence to improve usability and provide predictive insights for patient care

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!

Featured Health IT Job: Senior Network Engineer

Healthcare IT Today

We like to regularly feature a healthcare IT job that might be of interest to readers. Today, we’re featuring the Senior Network Engineer position that was recently posted on Healthcare IT Central. This position was posted by Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic and is available in Washington.

Only half of patients receive the right antibiotic in outpatient settings, study finds

FierceHealthIT

Only half of patients seeking care for three common ailments in outpatient settings receive the right antibiotic, according to a new study

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Technology Solutions for Optimizing Clinical Documentation

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Jessica Campbell, DNP, RN, Clinical Informaticist at LogicStream Health and Tiffany McCauley, MSN, RN, Clinical Executive at Elsevier. Clinical documentation is widely known to be a time-consuming task.

Chutes and Ladders—Boston area hospital CEO out after investigation; HCA Virginia names CEO

FierceHealthIT

Welcome to this week's Chutes & Ladders, our roundup of hirings, firings and retirings throughout the industry

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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.

South Central Legislative/Regulatory Update – September 2019

South Central Telehealth Resource Center

The following attachment is a list of legislative and regulatory updates compiled by the Center for Connected Health Policy (CCHP) for telehealth and telemedicine within the South Central region (Arkansas, Mississippi, and Tennessee).

A look inside Bon Secours Mercy Health’s new employer solutions company 

FierceHealthIT

As more employers are looking to work directly with providers on health initiatives, Bon Secours Mercy Health has launched a new brand that unifies that work in one hub.

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Getting up to Speed with Eugene Borukhovich

Digital Health Today

Interview with Eugene Borukhovich. I had the pleasure of meeting with Eugene Borukhovich at the recent Health 2.0 conference in Santa Clara, CA on September 17th, 2019 to discuss updates regarding this year’s GA4 program and his perspectives on the current digital health landscape.

HHS' massive Stark overhaul prompts optimism for value-based care models

FierceHealthIT

Many of the top health system and provider groups lauded the Health and Human Services’ proposed regulations aimed at updating the decades-old Stark Law saying they believe it is the start to removing major regulatory headaches stymying the shift to value-based care models.

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Celebrity HIPAA Breaches Affirm the Importance of Healthcare Compliance Training

HealthStream

HIPAA violations include large-scale data privacy breaches through cyberattacks as well as insider threats like celebrity information privacy violations by employees. Healthcare compliance training needs to address them all

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Cleveland Health Startup Takes On Physician Staffing Through Locum Tenens

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited.

What Demographic Change Means for Chronic Disease and Healthcare

HealthStream

Demographic change is already having a sizeable impact on healthcare related to treatment for chronic disease. Chronic disease really changes the very nature of our healthcare need. A great challenge lies in caring for those who make the greatest demands on the healthcare system

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A Q&A on Telehealth for Mental Health with Dr. Lindsay Henderson

American Well

With one in five U.S. adults experiencing a mental illness each year, but only about half receiving treatment, it’s important that we work to increase awareness for the different options that exist for individuals seeking care. In honor of Mental Illness Awareness Week, we sat down with Lindsay Henderson, PsyD, American Well’s Director of Psychological Services, to learn how telehealth is helping extend access to mental health treatment.

Introduction to IHE

Healthcare Exchange Standards

I was asked for recommendation for a set of resources that would give a good introduction to IHE: One always wishes they could create new material, but realistically there exists plenty of resources already published that can be leveraged: Is it general intro to what is IHE?

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Five mobile apps that are reshaping mental health care

Waracle

At WHQ, we talk a lot about emerging technologies in healthcare and the myriad benefits they bring to all of our lives. After all, who could fail to be moved by the truly fascinating advances that AI is bringing into the operating theatre, or AR to rehabilitation, or Voice to symptoms management?

Engage Millennials with Better Banking

Perficient

Exploring what’s essential to consumers is a primary step to gaining, retaining, and cross-selling in the banking industry. However, millennial stereotypes regularly fool financial institutions, botching their marketing strategies with incorrect beliefs.

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Improving Provider Practice Efficiency at Southcoast Health

Optimum Healthcare IT

Optimum Healthcare IT improves provider practice efficiency & supplements training of M*Modal VR System at Southcoast Health. The post Improving Provider Practice Efficiency at Southcoast Health appeared first on Optimum Healthcare IT. Case Studies EHR Training Epic EHR M*Modal Southcoast Health Thrive

Reducing App Development Build Time by 75% with Cloud

Perficient

The following is the fifth blog in a series about why businesses are moving to the cloud to modernize and improve business performance.

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