Wed.Jun 19, 2019

What is holding back digital health innovation?

Mobi Health News

Reimbursement, data interoperability and risk aversion each have healthcare leaders second guessing technology-led innovations

Telehealth set for big boost with $100M in new funding from FCC

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr has announced the agency will vote to advance a $100 million Connected Care Pilot Program, enabling telehealth expansion for low-income Americans nationwide. WHY IT MATTERS.

Proof-of-concept system uses smart speakers to catch signs of cardiac arrest

Mobi Health News

By listening for agonal respirations, an algorithm described in a recent NPJ Digital Medicine paper offers a path for smartphone- and personal assistant-based heart attack detection


Blockchain in Healthcare – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 13

Healthcare IT Today

For the 13th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re talking about Blockchain in Healthcare. Everyone has no doubt seen talk of blockchain in the news. Maybe you didn’t realize it was blockchain since they called it bitcoin or ethereum or some other term that uses blockchain.

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.

IQVIA, EMIS Health partner to support GPs in England electronically 'prescribe' apps to patients

Mobi Health News

The collaboration follows the launch in 2018 of AppScript One Click Studies on EMIS Web


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Vida Health's $30M round includes deals with investors Teladoc Health, Guidewell, Workday

Mobi Health News

Vida and Teladoc will team up in an effort to get payer clients away from point solutions


How Virtual Care Helps Home Health Agencies with TeleTriage


Teletriage provides patients access to skilled empathetic and effective HHA services especially afterhours during the week and on weekend. Effective teletriage leverages available agency services and resources while supporting the reduction of avoidable hospitalizations.


Uber Health powers Grand Rounds, Carisk Partners' transportation; Wellpepper, eVideon offer joint patient experience product; and more digital health deals

Mobi Health News

Also: Optima Health adopts Cardinal Analytx's AI insight platform; Canopy Health launches patient app powered by Anexinent

Uber pushes further into healthcare with Grand Rounds partnership


Uber is moving further into healthcare with a new partnership with startup Grand Rounds. The collaboration will enable some of the largest employers in the U.S. to cover the cost of employees' trips to see the doctor


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.

TEFCA critiques come in

Morning eHealth

FCC weighs new telehealth pilot — Azar, White House aides feuding

Where are your patients getting their information? No web domain dominates, report says


Here's a look at what patients online health-related search-related habits are and what health systems can do to reach them


 AMA’s Healthcare AI Proposals Reflect Hard Lessons Learned From EHRs

Healthcare IT Today

The American Medical Association continued its efforts to get its arms around the use of augmented intelligence this month, endorsing a new set of policy proposals under which the group advocates for a seat at the table as healthcare AI systems become more important to care delivery.

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Phone Security & Text Therapy

Telebehavioral Health Institute

TBHI Q&A: How can someone hack into my phone to access my texts? Phone security should always be the clinicians’ priority when practicing text therapy. For someone to hack text messages, a couple of things come to mind. For iPhone … Read more. The post Phone Security & Text Therapy appeared first on TBH Institute Blog. Blog behavioral text messaging CSWA Texting


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.

Biotech billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong steps down from ONC health IT advisory committee


Patrick Soon-Shiong, M.D., the biotech billionaire and CEO of health technology company NantWorks, on Wednesday said that he is stepping down from the federal Health IT Advisory Committee (HITAC) that provides policy recommendations to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT

Featured Health IT Job: IT Applications Manager

Healthcare IT Today

We like to regularly feature a healthcare IT job that might be of interest to readers. Today, we’re featuring the IT Applications Manager position that was recently posted on Healthcare IT Central. This position was posted by Cordea Consulting and is available in Illinois.

American Heart Association, RapidSOS team up to link emergency responders with patients' medical data


The American Heart Association (AHA) and emergency technology company RapidSOS are working to build a health data registry that first responders and 911 telecommunicators can access to improve medical emergency response

HIPAA certification

Telebehavioral Health Institute

HIPAA Certification? When it comes to HIPAA compliance, many healthcare professionals are searching for a way to certify their efforts. However, it must be noted that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) currently … Read more.


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.

With expected 6% rise in health costs, 2020 may be year of 'activist' employer


Next year is shaping up to be the year employers fully embrace an activist role in healthcare, according to a new report from PwC


International Partnership Works on Predictive Analytics

Healthcare Informatics

HMS, U.S. universities team with Australian Digital Health Cooperative Research Centre

FTC gives the OK for UnitedHealth's acquisition of DaVita Medical Group


UnitedHealth's Optum unit has completed its $4.3 billion acquisition of DaVita Medical Group after getting the final OK from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC


Kaiser Permanente Recognizes and Addresses the Social Needs of Americans

Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health

Joyce Bigelow, a KP member in Vancouver, Washington, is connected to housing resources after Juan Munoz-Oca, MD discovered she was sleeping in her truck.


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!

AHIP19: Cigna's Cordani says it’s time to press pause on Medicare for All talk—but change is necessary 


Cigna chief David Cordani said it’s time to pump the brakes on calls for a healthcare system overhaul like “Medicare for All”—but added that insurers should hear the underlying message from consumers that their care is often too costly.

Innovaccer to Host Webinar on Artificial Intelligence In Healthcare Webinar with Panelists Dr. Peter Lee and Dr. Stephen K. Klasko

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. The world of healthcare is changing and those changes impact how we deliver care, our approach to engaging patients and the relationships between stakeholders across the healthcare value chain.


HHS official on Title X change: ‘It is not a gag rule’ on physicians


At a House hearing Wednesday on the Trump administration’s controversial rule making changes to the Title X program, an HHS official told lawmakers: “It is not a gag rule.” Despite the opposition from numerous physician organizations that the Title X rule will prevent them talking to patients about all their options, including referring women for abortions under the family planning program, Diane Foley, M.D., deputy assistant secretary for the office of population affairs at the U.S.


Do You Know If Your MRI Is Secure From Hackers?

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Leon Lerman, CEO and founder, Cynerio. Data driven medical care with connected devices is now the norm.

Health plans could improve outcomes by focusing on education, employment: Report


While more states are adding work requirements as a condition to get Medicaid, a new report shows helping vulnerable populations increase their education and find steady work are key to improving health outcomes


Provision a SharePoint library with SPFx extensions


Overview. This series will show you how to create a SharePoint library while provisioning SharePoint Framework extensions. The step by step screenshots is provided in each section. Introduction.


Telemedicine and the Consumerization of Healthcare


If there’s one dialogue that’s been growing louder across the healthcare landscape, it’s the consumerization of healthcare. Market trends are undeniably steering the healthcare experience into a new paradigm where patients are seizing control.

Identifying Signature Supply Chain Processes and Technology


In our previous blog, Transitioning to Supply Chain 4.0 , we discussed the transition process and pinpointed potential concerns organizations may encounter on their supply chain 4.0 journey.