Thu.Jun 20, 2019

Kroger Health Thinks Food is Medicine – Nutrition at the Grocery Store Via FMI’s Insights

Health Populi

In reading the July/August issue of Eating Well magazine this week, I came across this ad which I scanned for you to see yourself: “We believe in food as medicine.” ” Signed, Kroger Health.

New dads often downloaded, responded positively to breastfeeding education app

Mobi Health News

Researchers found that 80% of dads who received the Milk Man app downloaded it.


Telehealth holds appeal for seniors, survey shows

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Better access to healthcare professionals and faster service are among the top reasons senior citizens are willing to embrace telehealth technologies, according to a survey sponsored by vendor American Well. WHY IT MATTERS.

Adherence to HIV therapy increases following educational VR intervention

Mobi Health News

The interactive VR experience let patients see how continued therapy could keep their white blood cells intact to fend off infections


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.

Optimum Healthcare IT Named Top Developing HIT Advisory Firm in KLAS Report

Optimum Healthcare IT

Optimum Healthcare IT named as the top-rated developing HIT Advisory Services firm as outlined in the KLAS HIT Advisory Services 2019 report. The post Optimum Healthcare IT Named Top Developing HIT Advisory Firm in KLAS Report appeared first on Optimum Healthcare IT.

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Fear and Confusion Over the Software and Artificial Intelligence Revolution Reaches the FDA

Healthcare IT Today

Society is being doubly convulsed by the revolutions of software and artificial intelligence. What passes for a moderate observation is the 2011 statement by Marc Andreessen that “Software is eating the world.”

Users' Facebook posts can help predict medical conditions

Mobi Health News

Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine found that language used in a participant's Facebook posts was able to predict 21 medical conditions.


Smart devices can detect cardiac arrest by monitoring breathing: study


Of those individuals who experience a cardiac arrest at home, the survival rates are slim. Researchers found that smart devices can be used to detect sounds associated with cardiac arrest and then call for help which could potentially boost survival rates, according to a new study


Zava, Cara Care and Lifen secure funding and other news briefs

Mobi Health News

Funding news. Berlin-based digital health company Cara Care has secured $7m (€6.2m) in Series A funding in a round led by Johnson & Johnson Innovation and Asabys Partners. Existing investors Atlantic Labs also participated, bringing the total amount raised to over $9m (€8m

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.

Reports of surgeons’ unprofessional behavior from co-workers linked to patient complications


There’s the old stereotype about surgeons being abrasive, arrogant and difficult to work with. But a new study has found a link between surgeons whose co-workers have reported unprofessional behavior and a higher risk of post-operative complications for their patients


Cleveland Clinic, Atrium Health MemorialCare add $3M to Xealth's Series A

Mobi Health News

All three health systems will also start using the digital health app and device prescription platform

Banner Health Chatbot Offers Answers To ED Patients As They Wait

Healthcare IT Today

I’ve got to say that it’s nice to write a positive story about a healthcare system’s health IT efforts after covering troubles they’ve faced previously.

Holmusk and Janssen R & D partner to develop digital mental health strategy in China

Mobi Health News

Singapore-headquartered digital health and data analytics company Holmusk signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Janssen (China) Research & Development Centre (Janssen), to explore the development of a digital mental health strategy in China

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.

Atrium Health, Cleveland Clinic join latest funding round for startup Xealth


Digital health startup Xealth has raised an additional $3 million in a series A financing round and has attracted new investment from major health systems Atrium Health, Cleveland Clinic and the MemorialCare Innovation Fund

Remote Cardiac Monitor Data and Artificial Intelligence: Transforming Clinical Applications for Heart Patients

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Cardiovascular diseases remain the number one killer of people in the world, resulting in 31 percent of all global deaths (17.9 million per year), and are the most expensive condition to treat.


AHIP19: Insurance industry group announces initiative aimed at social determinants of health 


NASHVILLE, Tenn.—AHIP AHIP is launching a new initiative aimed at convening payers to build solutions to address the social determinants of health.


Survive and Thrive during your Perimenopause Challenge

Insulin Nation

Since becoming a type 1 diabetic (30 yrs ago now) I have been on a mission to maintain a healthy normal lifestyle. Way back then the guidance I received was simply “eat normally and adjust your insulin as needed” This was not a great help!


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.

Study: Medicaid expansion linked to decrease in child neglect


A decrease in child neglect numbers for states that participated in Medicaid expansion suggests the program plays a part in reducing child maltreatment, a key social determinant of health


Xealth adds Atrium Health, Cleveland Clinic and MemorialCare to close $14m Series A

Healthcare IT Today

Xealth, the leading platform for connecting digital health, today announced that it has secured an additional $3 million in its Series A financing, bringing the amount raised in this round to $14 million total.

CMS issues guidance aimed at ensuring states are appropriately vetting Medicaid eligibility 


CMS has issued new Medicaid eligibility guidance that aims to ensure states are effectively vetting adults enrolling in coverage through the Affordable Care Act’s expansion


Retention Needs to Become a Major Ongoing Initiative in Healthcare


To combat excessive turnover, healthcare organizations must identify the myriad ways they can make employees more satisfied with their jobs to improve retention. This can have a significant impact on the industry’s financial outlook


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!

Moody's: Surprise billing solutions will hurt hospitals


Most of the solutions being considered for the problem of surprise bills stand to hit providers and hospitals the hardest—particularly those that treat a high percentage of out-of-network patients, according to a report from Moody's


Paving the Way for Orphan Drugs with AI and Data

GNS Healthcare

Chances are, you know of someone who suffers from multiple myeloma, non-Hodgins lymphoma or multiple-sclerosis. Despite the familiarity of those conditions, all three are considered rare-diseases by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) because they affect less than 200,000 people in the U.S.

Study: Low-income families, young adults would be hit hardest by ACA rollback


New research shows that those with low incomes, young adults and residents of the South and West would be hardest hit by a repeal of the Affordable Care Act


Why Data Now Makes Every Company a Tech Company


Along with countless others in the IT consulting space, I’ve written about the challenges facing businesses as they undergo their various digital transformation initiatives.

Arkansas' uninsured grow, employment unchanged by Medicaid work requirements


Arkansas’s Medicaid work requirements increased the rate of uninsured in the state but has not affected employment, according to a new report from the Commonwealth Fund


Managing Test Results in EHR Is No. 1 on ECRI Institute’s Patient Safety Top 10 List

hea!thcare innovation - Clinical IT

Physician burnout, mobile health, early recognition of sepsis also make the list

Appeals court lets Title X ‘gag rule’ go into effect, allows Trump family planning restrictions


A federal appeals court ruled the Trump administration’s Title X final rule, opposed by many physician groups, can take effect while several lawsuits filed to stop its implementation play out


Reimagining the Way Life Sciences Companies Do Business


Digital transformation is a term that is being thrown around quite a bit in every industry and sector. But it is frequently misunderstood or misrepresented. Companies are trying to stay relevant and current by adopting specific new technologies to claim their move towards digital transformation.