Fri.Jun 14, 2019

The Most Important Trends For Health in Mary Meeker’s 2019 Internet Report Aren’t About Health Care

Health Populi

The health care section of Mary Meeker’s 334-page annual report, Internet Trends 2019 , comprises 24 of those pages (270 through 293).

How Finnish health tech startups are getting off the ground

Mobi Health News

The ingredients of Finland's growing startup ecosystem include public-private partnerships, data research availability and a little bit of sisu.

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Meals on Wheels Uses Mobile App To Keep Care Coordinators In The Loop

Healthcare IT Today

I love writing stories about successful care coordination programs, so it was great to see the following item turn up in my inbox.

AmWell, Cisco partner on TV-centered telehealth platform for seniors

Mobi Health News

The companies pitched the upcoming service as a convenient in-home option for Medicare Advantage patients overwhelmed by digital apps.

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.

Treating COPD in Rural Communities with Telehealth

Health Recovery Solutions

In May, HRS published a blog post highlighting the role of telehealth in combating the social determinants of health such as physical environment, economic stability, education, and food insecurity.

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One small step for patient matching

Morning eHealth

Plans for VA-DOD EHR office take shape — Lawsuit claims Sutter's sharing data with Facebook, Google, Twitter

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Chamber of Commerce files brief in support of association health plan rule

FierceHealthIT

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce filed a brief in support of the Association Health Plans (AHPs) finalized ruling, delivered in late 2018

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Thryve harnessing data from digital devices to improve healthcare

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: Innovation Pulse Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: Thryve harnessing data from digital devices to improve healthcare Featured Decision Content

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Allscripts acquires prescription drug startup ZappRx

FierceHealthIT

Health IT vendor Allscripts has acquired specialty drug prescribing startup ZappRx in a move to further diversify its business outside of electronic health records and also bolster its Veradigm business

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.

TBHI Faculty to Provide Telehealth Training for the University of Washington

Telebehavioral Health Institute

TBHI Faculty to Provide Telehealth Training for the School of Nursing at the University of Washington On June 25, 2019, Dr. Marlene Maheu of Telebehavioral Health Institute (TBHI) Faculty will be providing a telehealth training for the School of Nursing … Read more.

Pennsylvania court says UPMC-Highmark consent decrees end June 30

FierceHealthIT

A Pennsylvania appeals court has ruled that the government-brokered deal between UPMC and Highmark will end as scheduled on June 30.

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AI key to smart stethoscope's ability to remotely monitor kids' health

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: Innovation Pulse Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: AI key to smart stethoscope's ability to remotely monitor kids' health Featured Decision Content

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Trump touts administration’s expansion of HRAs as win for small business

FierceHealthIT

President Donald Trump touted the administration’s expansion of health reimbursement arrangements, saying for many consumers HRAs “will be the way of the future.”

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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.

New Digital Health App To Revolutionise ‘End-Of-Life’ Pain Relief

Waracle

Life changing SPOT Mobile App – DR Flint – Waracle – BBC Scotland. A highly innovative new digital health application, developed in partnership with Waracle, is set to revolutionise the way in which drugs are prescribed to relieve pain for patients nearing the end of their lives.

Humana asked experts to define ‘value-based care.’ They couldn't do it.

FierceHealthIT

They had one job. and the panel of 18 experts couldn't do it. Here's what that says about healthcare and how organizations can respond to the disconnect

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Nym, Creator of Autonomous Medical Coding Technology, Closes $6 Million Seed Round, Led by Bessemer Venture Partners

Healthcare IT Today

Nym, a leading autonomous medical coding technology provider, announced today that it has secured a $6 million seed round of financing, led by Bessemer Venture Partners.

Caregivers: A Healthcare Marketer’s Missed Audience

Geonetric

Over 10,000 people turn 65 each day. This trend is expected to continue until 2029, when the youngest baby boomers turn 65 years old. Aging baby boomers, along with the high cost of senior care living, is creating millions of caregivers. While the numbers vary widely – from 34.2

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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.

Comedy for #Informatics and #HealthIT Nerds – Fun Friday

Healthcare IT Today

It’s Friday as we head into summer. You know what that means. It’s time for a little fun. This week’s Fun Friday came from the incomparable Dirk Stanley. Dirk shared the following video which is amazing comedy for those in healthcare informatics and Health IT.

CVS directs initiative combating youth smoking toward teen e-cigarette use

FierceHealthIT

CVS Health and Aetna Foundations are launching a new campaign to fight the increase in youth smoking with e-cigarettes, giving $10 million to several organizations around the country for prevention and education programs

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Humana, Epic Partner to Offer Pharmacy Data Transparency

hea!thcare innovation - Clinical IT

Health insurer Humana and electronic health record (EHR) vendor giant Epic are collaborating to leverage technology from both companies with the goal to promote open communication and information transparency that will give patients and their

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OIG found cybersecurity gaps in NIH's All of Us precision medicine research project

FierceHealthIT

The Office of Inspector General found cybersecurity gaps in the National Institutes of Health's All of Us precision medicine project that could expose personally identifiable information and allow access to participants' data

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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!

Caregivers: A Healthcare Marketer’s Missed Audience

Geonetric

Over 10,000 people turn 65 each day. This trend is expected to continue until 2029, when the youngest baby boomers turn 65 years old. Aging baby boomers, along with the high cost of senior care living, is creating millions of caregivers. While the numbers vary widely – from 34.2

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When Disliking the Work Environment Is Why Some Employees Leave Healthcare Jobs

HealthStream

Healthcare jobs occur in an environment that doesn’t work for everyone. Sometimes changes can be made to make the environment less onerous so that workers stay

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Boston Researchers Named Finalists for Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists

MedTech Boston

Two Boston-based researchers who are trying to improve healthcare could gain some serious recognition. Jeremiah Johnson, Ph.D., polymer chemist at the Massachusetts. The post Boston Researchers Named Finalists for Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists appeared first on MedTech Boston.

IBM reaches $15M settlement over false claims allegations related to Maryland's exchange

FierceHealthIT

IBM will pay $14.8 million to settle allegations from the Department of Justice that it misrepresented the capabilities of software technology during the development of Maryland's health insurance exchange website and IT platform, in violation of the False Claims Act

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New Digital Health App To Revolutionise ‘End-Of-Life’ Pain Relief

Waracle

Life changing SPOT Mobile App – DR Flint – Waracle – BBC Scotland. A highly innovative new digital health application, developed in partnership with Waracle, is set to revolutionise the way in which drugs are prescribed to relieve pain for patients nearing the end of their lives.

Weekender 6/14/19

HIStalk Weekender

Weekly News Recap. Allscripts announces plans to acquire specialty drug prescription prior authorization platform vendor ZappRx. GE Ventures looks for a buyer for its stake in 100-plus startups that include 27 healthcare companies.

How Our CTO Shannon Murphy is Changing Healthcare

GlobalMed

As the world leader in evidence-based telemedicine solutions, GlobalMed’s mission is to transform healthcare across the planet.