Thu.Aug 08, 2019

Video selfies could be the future of blood pressure monitoring

Mobi Health News

A new study published in Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging found that a smartphone camera combined with a transdermal optical imaging system could accurately predict blood pressure.


Strategies To Engage Consumers In Data Sharing To Improve Healthcare

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By George Mathew, chief medical officer, North America, DXC Technology Connected consumers, and their data, will play a critical role in transforming the next era of healthcare.


LifeOmic launches chronic disease prevention app

Mobi Health News

Users earn points for tracking healthy behaviors and may redeem them at various vendors.


Shift to value-based payment will require new staffing mix for primary care, analysis finds


As they shift to value-based payment, primary care practices will need staff with a higher skill mix aimed at keeping patients healthy, according to a new analysis.

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.

Apple, Eli Lilly, Evidation Health joint study suggests device sensors can spot cognitive decline

Mobi Health News

These data provide a proof of concept that Apple products and other consumer devices can play a role in monitoring or identifying disease symptoms


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Plans to create £250m national AI lab for the NHS revealed

Mobi Health News

It is thought the new lab could improve cancer screening, support earlier diagnosis and personalised prevention, and automate routine tasks.


In Health Tech, Beware of Getting Exactly What You Want

Healthcare IT Today

Last night, I watched a video about the rise and fall of disgraced biotech startup Theranos, which claimed to have invented technology that would dramatically change clinical blood testing worked.

Plans to create £250m national AI lab for the NHS in England revealed

Mobi Health News

It is thought the new lab could improve cancer screening, support earlier diagnosis and personalised prevention, and automate routine tasks.


Industry Voices—50 years ago healthcare was a gig economy leader. So, what happened?


Nearly 50 years ago, the healthcare industry implemented a freelance job market that provided a glimpse into the gig economy of today and marked it as a true innovator for its time. Progress has not kept pace with the rest of the world


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.

DrChrono integrates OutcomeMD's tool into clinician workflows, Health Gorilla enables K Health lab orders and more digital health deals

Mobi Health News

Also: Outcome Health signs content deal with Verywell; Blue Shield of California inks deal with Zillion.

Allscripts reports Q2 results, $145M settlement agreement with DOJ


Allscripts has reached a tentative deal with the Department of Justice to pay $145 million to settle an investigation into Practice Fusion's compliance with the Anti-Kickback Statute and HIPAA, company officials said during a second-quarter earnings call on Thursday


Dadi's mail-order male fertility testing, sperm storage closes $5M round

Mobi Health News

The company will be expanding its customer services capabilities and expanding into the employer market


MA plans post higher gross margins than individual, group markets: KFF


Average gross margins for Medicare Advantage plans were double those of plans in the individual and commercial group markets, with MA plans buoyed by bonus payments, according to a new analysis

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.

Delivering Compliance and Integration for Telemedicine Solutions

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth


Highmark Health generates $627M in net revenue for first half of 2019


Highmark Health reported earning $627 million in revenue over expenses for the first half of the year thanks to strong growth in the company’s commercial and government business


Data Loss Prevention

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Data Protection (Part V): Data Loss Prevention Behavioral health practices handle protected health information (PHI) regularly, and as such, must take precautions to safeguard the sensitive information.

Experian Health acquires online scheduling company MyHealthDirect


Experian Health, the health information technology arm of global information services company Experian, has acquired MyHealthDirect, a Nashville-based startup that developed an online scheduling service for patients

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!

Hot Topics for 2019 in Healthcare Compliance: Part 2


Where healthcare compliance professionals spend their time is changing as accrediting bodies and regulators find new areas that merit investigation. This blog post comes from our Part 2 round-up of important topics covered at the HCCA 2018 Enforcement Conference


Experts: Women's chronic pain different from men's. Healthcare needs to do better treating that


One of the most important implications to treating pain is addressing it differently for women than men, according to Kim Templeton, M.D., of the University of Kansas Medical Center


HIStalk Interviews Peter Smith, CEO, Impact Advisors

HIStalk Interviews

Peter Smith is CEO and co-founder of Impact Advisors of. Interviews


CommonSpirit Health taps Suja Chandrasekaran as first chief information and digital officer


CommonSpirit Health has tapped former Kimberly-Clark Corporation CIO Suja Chandrasekaran as its first senior executive vice president, chief information and digital officer.

4 Questions with Jonathan Goldberg, Chief Information Officer, Arkansas Children’s Hospital

Optimum Healthcare IT

In this installment of our "4 Questions with series.", we have 4 questions for Jonathan Goldberg, Chief Information Officer, Arkansas Children's Hospital. The post 4 Questions with Jonathan Goldberg, Chief Information Officer, Arkansas Children’s Hospital appeared first on Optimum Healthcare IT. Global Arkansas Children's Executive Interview Series Jonathan Goldberg Pediatric Care

A look at network participation in TRICARE’s PPO plans


A new study examines the network participation of TRICARE’s preferred provider organization plans—and the results, for the most part, are positive


Why Is It So Hard to Define Value in Healthcare?

GNS Healthcare

One of the more discussed topics in healthcare over the past decade has been the transition to a value-based system. No doubt it's a worthy goal, however the road has been a bumpy one at best.

Editor's Corner—Introducing FierceHealthcare's new Editorial Advisory Council


In our effort to better tap into the wealth of knowledge out there, FierceHealthcare recently convened some of the top thought leaders across the healthcare industry


ChlauthEarlyAdopt and AdoptContext rules behavior in MQ v9.1+


August 8, 2019. Due to a security vulnerability, IBM changed the order of operations when authenticating users in v9.1. This is important if you setup your security on a prior version and then migrate to v9.1. Your security rules might stop working as you intended.


[Guide] Mitigating Cyberattacks in Financial Services


Cyberattacks and data breaches in financial services firms are more common than in any other industry.