Tue.Nov 05, 2019

Great Expectations for Health Care: Patients Look for Consumer Experience and Trust in Salesforce’s Latest Research

Health Populi

On the demand side of U.S. health care economics, patients are now payors as health consumers with more financial skin in paying medical bills.

Consumers are increasingly self-empowered in their care decisions -- and place a growing premium on convenience

Mobi Health News

A robust web presence and offerings like online scheduling and telehealth are imperatives for health systems looking to stay relevant

Validic, Trapollo partner on RPM, connected devices

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

A new remote patient monitoring program is being introduced by Validic and Trapollo that will be compatible with hundreds of home devices, hoped to improve patient convenience.

Data collection, analysis tool Medopad scores $25M in Series B funding

Mobi Health News

Leaps by Bayer led the round, bringing the company's total funding to $50 million.

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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.

Nonin device helps elderly take charge of their health

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: Telehealth Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: Nonin device helps elderly take charge of their health Featured Decision Content: Region Tag: Global Edition Sponsor: Nonin Medical

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Must-Read Books on Enterprise Architecture

LeanIX

Oddly, the arrival of LeanIX’s annual EA Connect Days has come to signal the beginning of the holiday season for many at the intersection of Business and IT.

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MyDoc and BaoViet partner to expand digital healthcare access in Vietnam

Mobi Health News

Singapore-based digital healthcare platform MyDoc recently announced that it has signed an agreement with BaoViet Group Insurance, one of Vietnam’s largest listed insurance companies.

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Boston Scientific’s Connected Patient Challenge Attracts Inventive Digital Health Solutions From Innovators Worldwide

MedTech Boston

A month after Boston Scientific launched its fifth annual Connected Patient Challenge, the company has seen a record-breaking number. The post Boston Scientific’s Connected Patient Challenge Attracts Inventive Digital Health Solutions From Innovators Worldwide appeared first on MedTech Boston.

Scanwell announces $3.5M seed funding for home UTI testing, launches nationally through Lemonaid Health

Mobi Health News

The round included Founders Fund, Mayfield, DCM, Version One, Y Combinator and Liquid 2 Ventures.

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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.

Five Must-Read Books on Enterprise Architecture

LeanIX

Oddly, the arrival of LeanIX’s annual EA Connect Days has come to signal the beginning of the holiday season for many at the intersection of Business and IT.

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Test driving health technology for the longest space journey yet

Mobi Health News

NASA is using the International Space Station to test new technologies for the Mars mission.

Population Health Focus Ensures More Creative Approach to Chronic Condition Care

HealthStream

Between the demands of demographic change and the precarious state of healthcare finance, it is apparent that how we currently provide healthcare is often unsustainable. A population health-oriented approach to chronic condition care is one creative solution for this problem

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Data collection, analysis tool Medopad scores $25M in Series B funding

Mobi Health News

Leaps by Bayer led the round, bringing the company's total funding to $50 million.

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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.

PointClickCare Makes Surprise Carequality Announcement

Healthcare IT Today

At PointClickCare’s annual user conference #PCCSummit19, the company announced it had forged a partnership with Carequality. Then to the surprise and delight of the hundreds of customers in the audience, the company committed to providing the Carequality functionality free of charge.

FDA's rotating commissioner's chair finds new nominee, former national coordinator joins Google, and more digital health hires and departures

Mobi Health News

Also: Apple makes another cardiology hire; Blink Health brings on legal counsel

Government and SDoH – #HITsm Chat Topic

Healthcare IT Today

We’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 11/8 at Noon ET (9 AM PT).

WellDoc's BlueStar cleared for Type 1 diabetes management, CGM integrations

Mobi Health News

This is the seventh FDA clearance for the longstanding mobile diabetes management platform

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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.

Testing: An Undervalued Aspect of a Successful EHR Implementation

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Matt Hawkins, EVP Sales and Marketing at Boston Software Systems. A large regional health system implemented a “Top 5” EHR solution for their Gynecologic Oncology department.

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Relias Achieves HITRUST CSF Certification to Manage Risk, Improve Security Posture and Meet Compliance Requirements

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Relias announces the Relias Population Health Platform has earned Certified status for information security by HITRUST.

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Industry Voices—Medicare patients could lose access to advanced cancer treatment. Congress must intervene

FierceHealthIT

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is proposing a new rule that will make it much harder for cancer patients to receive one of these amazing life-saving treatments. At risk is a highly precise form of radiation treatment known as proton therapy.

DirectTrust Announces Second Annual Summit; Speakers Sought

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. DirectTrust announces its Second Annual DirectTrust Summit, scheduled at the Washington Marriott Georgetown in Washington, DC, June 9-10, 2020.

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!

Industry Voices—5 steps to address prior authorization burdens and improve patient care

FierceHealthIT

The requirement that physicians get prior authorization from insurers before providing a medical service, diagnostic test or medication may be the greatest single bottleneck for the delivery of quality healthcare

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Making Social Determinants of Health A Reality

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Steve Miff, PhD, president and CEO, Parkland Center for Clinical Innovation. The term “social determinants of health” is far more than a trendy new buzzword in health care. Serving the physical, mental and social needs of the community is not just the right thing to do but can mean substantial improvement in care and […].

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Early AI adopters beginning to see success predicting readmissions, ED visits

FierceHealthIT

PHOENIX—Early adopters of artificial intelligence solutions are beginning to see success in clinical areas such as predicting readmissions and avoidable emergency department visits, according to a joint report from KLAS Research and the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives

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How Telehealth And eConsults Are Reducing Patient Wait Times

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Brooke LeVasseur, CEO, AristaMD. The shortage of specialist physicians in the United States continues to receive a great deal of attention as an area of concern. However, a lesser-known compounding factor is the increase in referral rates. In a 2012 study, the National Ambulatory Medical Care Surveys found that between 1999 and 2009, the […].

Medicare Advantage plans grow more comfortable with supplemental benefits in 2020: study

FierceHealthIT

The number of Medicare Advantage plans offering an expanded supplemental benefit in 2020 increased to 364 from 102 for 2019, as plans become more comfortable with the added flexibility, a new study found

How mHealth Apps are redefining the medical sector

Waracle

From the news that Fitbit (recently acquired by Google for $2.1

Study: Medicaid expansion linked to decline in preventable hospitalizations

FierceHealthIT

States that expanded Medicaid in 2014 and 2015 had reductions in hospital discharges, inpatient days and costs, a new study finds

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Building a Basic Inbound Contact Center with Amazon Connect

Perficient

Released in 2017, Amazon Connect makes building a contact center easy and affordable. In this video demo you will learn: What AWS and Amazon Connect are. The benefits of using Amazon Connect for your contact center. How to set up a basic inbound contact center.

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