Fri.Dec 06, 2019

New Transformation Capital partner Mike Dixon talks insights from a decade in digital health investing

Mobi Health News

The last 10 years have seen a slew of new customer bases in digital health, from pharma to employers to consumers, Dixon says

Meet the VA's new National Artificial Intelligence Institute

Morning eHealth

Dispatches from AMIA's policy forum — Dexcom sheds light on outage

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DNA testing service for shoppers launches in London stores

Mobi Health News

The DnaNudge pop-ups aim to help Waitrose and John Lewis customers make healthier food choices

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Chronic Illness Holiday Gift Guide: Top 5

Christina's Considerations

Tis' the season of holidays and the giving of gifts. But, what do you get for someone with functional limitations caused by injury, chronic illness or aging processes? This year I've been keeping an eye out for a few items.

Virtual Front Door or Brick Wall? Care Pathways in Healthcare

Are you offering your patients a virtual front door or a brick wall? Today, 85% of healthcare visits start online. If your patients don’t have a way to access care virtually, you’re losing them to Dr. Google. Clear care pathways that start online ensure your patients get the best care they need while staying loyal to you.

Fragmentation, regulations pose unique challenges for Europe's digital health market

Mobi Health News

This week at the EIT Health Summit in Paris entrepreneurs, industry players, regulators and investors came together to discuss the opportunities for health innovation in Europe, and its relationship to the US market.

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VA launches National Artificial Intelligence Institute to drive research and development

FierceHealthIT

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) wants to become a leader in artificial intelligence and launched a new national institute to spur research and development in the space

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Decisio Health Raises $13 million from GE Healthcare Along with Other GE Investments

Healthcare IT Today

GE Healthcare today announced its investments in and collaborations with Formlabs, CMR Surgical Ltd. and Decisio Health, companies specializing in 3D printing, surgical robotics and virtual care monitoring respectively.

Medicare Advantage rebates to hit new highs in 2020

FierceHealthIT

Medicare Advantage rebates are expected to be an average $122 a month per enrollee next year, reaching a historic high, according to a new report

Fun Friday Twitter Roundup

Healthcare IT Today

It’s been a while since we’ve done a Twitter round up around here. I’m going to have to do them more often. Plus, it’s Friday and so we always like to share a little humor and fun. This time I decided to combine the two. I hope you enjoy.

Convenience Care Is Here, and It's Eating Your Lunch

Patients want high-quality care that is accessible and affordable. If they can’t get it from you, direct-to-consumer healthcare services make it easy for them to get it somewhere else. Give them the ability to consume your services just like they consume everything else in their lives: on their phones or computers, quickly, and where it’s convenient for them.

What Was in the Recent CMS Proposed Rule Regarding Phase 3?

HealthStream

CMS has proposed reforming some Phase 3 requirements that fall into three areas: designation and training of the infection preventionist, the compliance and ethics program, and Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI). What are the impacts of this change

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Portal Enhancements of 2019

Health Portal Solutions

As HPS reflects back on 2019, we’d like to share 7 enhancements we’ve made to help our clients operate better and communicate more effectively. Here they are: 1.

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Medicare charges spike for specialties most associated with surprise bills

FierceHealthIT

Average list prices for emergency medicine and anesthesiology, the most common sources of surprise billing, outpaced annual growth compared to all other specialties, a new analysis finds

Weekender 12/6/19

HIStalk Weekender

Weekly News Recap Premier is reported to be working. Weekender

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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.

CMS Administrator Seema Verma scoffs at hospital execs' arguments against transparency

FierceHealthIT

NEW YORK CITY—Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma pushed back on hospitals' resistance to publishing payer-negotiated prices, as now mandated by a federal rule. Verma also warned that hospitals will face fines for not complying with the new rule

Executive Spotlight—Nationwide Children's Tim Robinson on 'profound impact' of gene therapy

FierceHealthIT

Tim Robinson took on the job of CEO of Nationwide Children's Hospital on the retirement of retiring CEO Steve Allen, M.D. I caught up with Robinson recently to talk to him about his ambitions for the health system

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