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.

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Why Data Now Makes Every Company a Tech Company

Perficient

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.

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

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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.

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.

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Northwell Health, NowPow team up to tackle social determinants of health

Mobi Health News

Medicaid patients enrolled in Northwell's Health Home care coordination platform will be matched with community organizations able to address their non-medical needs

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Identifying Signature Supply Chain Processes and Technology

Perficient

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.

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

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.

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

Smart devices can detect cardiac arrest by monitoring breathing: study

FierceHealthIT

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

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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

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

FierceHealthIT

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

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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.”

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

FierceHealthIT

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

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.

Study: Medicaid expansion linked to decrease in child neglect

FierceHealthIT

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

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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.

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

FierceHealthIT

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

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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 

FierceHealthIT

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

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Retention Needs to Become a Major Ongoing Initiative in Healthcare

HealthStream

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

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

FierceHealthIT

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

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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.

Moody's: Surprise billing solutions will hurt hospitals

FierceHealthIT

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

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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

Arkansas' uninsured grow, employment unchanged by Medicaid work requirements

FierceHealthIT

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

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Medical Claims Management Solutions Market Forecast to 2024

Healthcare Guys

Medical claims management solutions market is driven by factors such as advent of new and innovative treatments & technologies, improved focus on quality healthcare services and adoption of cloud-based technology related services

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

FierceHealthIT

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

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Industry Voices—Are Medicare insurers ready for the digital future?

FierceHealthIT

It’s clear that the industry has to do better as Medicare beneficiaries seek to navigate their way in the digital age

Geisinger names Jaewon Ryu president, CEO

FierceHealthIT

Ryu will officially assume the role July 1 after serving as interim president and CEO since November. He was formerly chief medical officer

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