Tue.May 14, 2019

Electronic medical record interoperability is a total mess

KevinMD

Just the other day, while I was in the middle of seeing a morning schedule full of patients, I opened one patient's chart and was thrilled to see a whole bunch of new icons in Chart Review in the electronic health record that I had never seen before.

Scaling the Social Determinants of Health – McKinsey and Kaiser’s Bold Move

Health Populi

People who are in poor health or use more health care services are more likely to report multiple unmet social needs, such as food insecurity, unsafe neighborhoods, lack of good housing, social isolation, and poor transportation access, found through a survey conducted by McKinsey.

Jawbone Health rises from the ashes with $65M for wearable-driven health monitoring service

Mobi Health News

Two years since the demise of its predecessor, the new company wants to identify and address preventable health conditions

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Clouds Trend in 2019: DevOps as an Enabler

Perficient

The following blog comes from an interview with Perficient’s DevOps Consulting Director, Sean Wilbur, and is part of a series on cloud trends with experts from within Perficient. With cloud adoption soaring , businesses are being forced to find further advancements to stay ahead of the competition.

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Omron Ventures joins Theranica’s Series B funding round as strategic investor

Mobi Health News

Theranica, an Israel-based biomedical technology company focused on developing advanced electroceuticals for migraine and other prevalent diseases, announced that Omron Ventures has joined its $35M series B funding round, which was announced earlier this March.

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Join Perficient at #Kscope19

Perficient

Kscope19, ODTUG’s user conference known for providing a rich opportunity for networking and education on Oracle technologies, is about five weeks away, taking place June 23-27 in the Emerald City, better know as Seattle!

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Benefits of Deploying Financial Services Systems in the Cloud pt2

Perficient

As a firm migrates financial services applications to the cloud, systems integration becomes of paramount importance.

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With patients more vulnerable than other consumers, technology must keep human empathy at center

Mobi Health News

Cleveland Clinic's chief experience officer and chief nursing officer discuss potential and challenges of digital tools in patient care.

Health Home Program and Data: New Challenges for Care Plans

Perficient

The Affordable Care Act of 2010, Section 2703, introduced Health Home Program (HHP) for Medicaid recipients with chronic conditions. These conditions include, but are not limited to, hypertension, diabetes, obesity, serious mental illness and substance use disorder.

Protecting the pharmaceutical supply chain

Mobi Health News

Governments, industry and regulators worldwide are trying to make the pharmaceutical supply chain more bullet-proof and the use of blockchain based track and trace technology has been hailed as a possible solution.

AMA on balancing innovation, effective patient care

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: Innovation Pulse Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: AMA on balancing innovation, effective patient care Featured Decision Content

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Pimping the pharmaceutical supply chain

Mobi Health News

Governments, industry and regulators worldwide are trying to make the pharmaceutical supply chain more bullet-proof and the use of blockchain based track and trace technology has been hailed as a possible solution.

Supreme Court ruling gives whistleblowers more time to file legal action under False Claims Act

FierceHealthIT

A ruling Monday by the U.S. Supreme Court means that whistleblowers will have more time to file legal action under the False Claims Act

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AMA Chair: Digital health has great potential, but it's often not living up to it

Mobi Health News

In the areas of interoperability, telemedicine, health apps and AI, we still have work to do

AmeriHealth Caritas: Greater acceptance of mental health issues driving social programs

FierceHealthIT

AmeriHealth Caritas is tackling mental health issues through community social programs

GP at Hand service under scrutiny as host CCG reveals plan to cut urgent care centre hours

Mobi Health News

Hammersmith and Fulham MP Andy Slaughter has raised concerns about the app’s impact on NHS funding

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3 Best Practices For Implementing A New EHR, PM System

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Jessica Kojima, vice president of professional services, AdvancedMD.

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Polish healthcare booking platform DocPlanner raises €80m Series E

Mobi Health News

This brings the total amount raised by the company to €130m

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After A Troubled Start, Can Telstra Health Be Australia’s First Digital Health Unicorn?

Lloyd Price

Australia’s medical software industry, though peppered with some great talent, interesting start-ups, and high potential emerging software platform plays is not necessarily where you would expect to find the next IT unicorn. But there may be one hiding in plain sight.

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Fitbit Charge 3 comes to UnitedHealthcare's Motion program, DrChrono's EHRs offer HealthFeed educational content and more digital health deals

Mobi Health News

Also: Ascom's clinician smartphone listed in Epic's Rover app; Nucleai partners with Protean BioDiagnostics

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In high demand, new doctors recruited like ‘blue chip athletes’

FierceHealthIT

What do new doctors and blue chip athletes have in common? Both are in high demand and being heavily recruited, according to a Merritt Hawkins survey which found 45% of new doctors received 100 or more job solicitations during their training

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Poland's DocPlanner raises €80m Series E

Mobi Health News

This brings the total amount raised by the company to around €130m

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Majority of avoidable patient deaths occur in hospitals with 'C' grade or below: Leapfrog

FierceHealthIT

A new report from The Leapfrog Group with the Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality found patients at hospitals with a "C" grade or below had an 88% higher risk of avoidable death

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How to Pay Medical Bills You Can’t Afford

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. When you see a breakdown of your costs on a medical bill, you might be shocked at how the expensive costs add up. Even small things, like getting an ibuprofen, help rack up a huge total.

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Most health IT-related safety events lead to staff training rather than technology fixes

FierceHealthIT

The majority of patient safety events involving health IT are either resolved ineffectively by focusing on staff training and education rather than the underlying technology issues or are not resolved at all, according to MedStar researchers

Giving Businesses What They Want: Data-Driven Architecture with André Christ, CEO of LeanIX

LeanIX

Presentation highlights from Gartner's 2019 Enterprise Architecture & Technology Innovation Summit.

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House Dems demand documents on DOJ’s position in ACA case 

FierceHealthIT

The political back-and-forth about the legal fight over the legality of the ACA continued this week, as top Democrats demanded documents on the Trump administration’s position in the matter.

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The What, Where, & Why Of Coding Audits

HealthStream

Understanding the what, where, and why of coding audits provides a deeper understanding of what they are designed to do and the many benefits they offer to healthcare providers and systems

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Industry Voices—Mergers aren't the prescription to health systems' revenue fears

FierceHealthIT

Threats to revenues have led dozens of hospitals to leap into each other’s arms, hoping they can merge away their problems. Merging has proven to be a flawed strategy for many hospitals and perhaps added to the slow progress toward value-based care

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BREATHE Act Proposes Creation of Telehealth Pilot Program for COPD Patients

Health Recovery Solutions

On May 7, four congressmen introduced the Better Respiration through Expanded Access to Tele-Health (BREATHE) Act into the US House of Representatives.

Industry Voices—Think you're HIPAA-compliant? Here are 3 tips to be sure

FierceHealthIT

It's safe to say that many organizations are still perplexed about HIPAA audits, enforcement and compliance. As a result, the number of organizations that fail to meet compliance each year remains the majority

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Which States Are Least Prepared to Manage Health Emergencies?

BHM Healthcare Solutions

Editor’s Note: For payers, developing a new, collaborative payer provider model reinvents the role of payers as provider allies. BHM understands the special bridge between payers and providers because our they both are clients.

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Washington state to launch public option—but don't expect an onslaught of similar moves 

FierceHealthIT

Washington is set to become the first state to launch a public option insurance plan—but don’t expect the floodgates to open and other blue states to follow just yet.

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Ranking The Best States for Healthcare 2019

BHM Healthcare Solutions

Editor’s Note: For payers, developing a new, collaborative payer provider model reinvents the role of payers as provider allies. BHM understands the special bridge between payers and providers because our they both are clients.