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Ping An Good Doctor to develop “internet hospital” model with 50 hospitals in China

Mobi Health News

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The Number of Unintended Deaths From Car Accidents, Falls and Overdoses in America Grew 40% Between 1999 and 2017

Health Populi

The rate of deaths due to unintentional injuries in the U.S. grew by 40% between 1999 and 2017, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Three mortality line items make up this overall statistic: Deaths from motor vehicle traffic injuries.

Philips grows digital health portfolio with acquisition of patient tracking, triage company Medumo

Mobi Health News

The company helps patients prepare for appointments through texts, emails, phone calls and paper mailing.

Asynchronous video telemedicine helps TB patients, saves costs in Guam

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The Guam Department of Public Health and Social Services has to cope with a very serious tuberculosis problem. THE PROBLEM. Guam has an extremely high rate of TB: In 2017, the case rate of TB in Guam was 50.2 per 100,000 residents, compared to the mainland U.S. rate of 2.8 per 100,000 residents.

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.

Cancer-focused tech startup Vine Health lands £1.2M in seed funding

Mobi Health News

The new funding will be used to help grow Vine's team and develop its platform.

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Lumeon appoints CFO, chairman, MaxQ AI brings on new tech lead and more digital health hires

Mobi Health News

Also: Blink Health's head of product; SonarMD's customer experience lead, chief product officer; American Well's group VP of government solutions

Practical Innovation on Full Display at EXPO.health 2019

Healthcare IT Today

The annual EXPO.health event was created to break down the silos that separate people, organizations and companies in Health IT. The event brings together smart, forward-thinking and hard-working Health IT professionals for 3 days of collaboration, sharing and conversation.

Phreesia's CEO hopes today's strong listing is 'blazing a trail' for 2019's remaining digital health IPOs

Mobi Health News

The digital health mainstay closed its first day of trading roughly 40% above its set price, and looks forward to scaling its business as a public entity

CVS moves into kidney care with clinical trial for home dialysis device

FierceHealthIT

On the heels of the Trump administration's latest effort aimed at kidney care that includes expanding access to in-home dialysis, CVS Health said Wednesday it plans to start a clinical trial of its new home dialysis system

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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.

3 Questions with Michael Archuleta, CIO, Mt. San Rafael Hospital

Optimum Healthcare IT

In this installment of our "3 Questions with series.", we have 3 questions for Michael Archuleta, CIO, Mt. San Rafael Hospital. The post 3 Questions with Michael Archuleta, CIO, Mt. San Rafael Hospital appeared first on Optimum Healthcare IT. Global Data Visionary Executive Interview Series IT Strategy Michael Archuleta Mt. San Rafael Hospital Outcomes Improvement

Report: Growing biosimilar market could save billions in health spending 

FierceHealthIT

Growing the biosimilar market could lead to significant healthcare cost savings, according to a new report, with the opportunity for billions in cost reductions

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How to Improve IT Decision-Making With Real-Time Enterprise Architecture

LeanIX

Amy Asadi reminded Enterprise Architects and IT Managers at US EA Connect Day of what technical constraints were hit during the 2008 financial crisis.

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Initial prescription supply associated with long-term opioid abuse: study

FierceHealthIT

The initial prescription amount and days' worth of pills can have a big impact on the long-term use of opioids, a new study shows

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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.

Healthcare Interoperability Leader ELLKAY Acquires X-Link

Healthcare IT Today

ELLKAY, LLC, a leader in healthcare connectivity and interoperability solutions, announced its acquisition of the assets of Tampa-based Legal Easy, Inc., including the industry-leading X-Link medical software interfacing solution.

Decline in opioid prescriptions translates to drop in drug overdose deaths for the first time in decades

FierceHealthIT

A decline in prescriptions for opioids is a major factor for the drop in drug overdose deaths—the first time the number of deaths has dropped in the U.S. since 1990

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A Family’s Guide to the ICU, Part 3: Being An Advocate

Society for Participatory Medicine

This is Part 3 of a four part series, introduced Monday , based on my family’s experience with our mother’s unexpected and dramatic ICU stay and bilateral lung transplant. [Go Go to Part 1 | Part 2 ] [ Download the Complete Family’s Guide as a PDF].

Philips acquires Boston-based patient navigation startup Medumo

FierceHealthIT

Technology company Philips has acquired Boston-based startup Medumo, the developer of patient navigation and engagement solutions. Philips has been expanding its health technology division with acquisitions and has targeted startups in areas like sleep and respiratory care

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.

Injecting Insulin Into Muscle: Good or Bad?

Insulin Nation

Insulin was designed to be injected into body fat — also referred to as “subcutaneous tissue.” . When injected into body fat, most of today’s rapid-acting insulin options will start working within 15 minutes, and stay in the body for up to 4 hours. .

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Report: Unsubsidized ACA families see costs slightly decline in 2019, but high price tag remains

FierceHealthIT

Unsubsidized families faced slightly lower premiums and deductibles on the ACA exchanges in 2019, but still face costs topping $25,000, a report says

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Disorganizing Principles: Why Healthcare is Broken and How to Fix It

GNS Healthcare

“How often have pharma, insurance and provider leaders thought about the ‘organizing principles’ around healthcare?”. That’s a question posed by Greg Simon, President of the Biden Cancer Initiative, at the recent GNS Precision Medicine Forum. His answer? Not enough.

Memorial Hermann names David Callender new president, CEO

FierceHealthIT

Memorial Hermann Health System — one of the largest health systems in Texas — named David L. Callender, M.D., its next president and CEO, officials announced on Thursday

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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!

Former PayPal CTO’s New Company, Global Care, Introduces Deep Learning Healthcare Analytics

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Global Care Administrators announced that its deep learning health intelligence platform will go to market under the name Global Care Analytics (GCANA). According to company president, Scott Guilfoyle, the platform gives healthcare management a tool for key management insights within claims-and-cost and clinical data, and solid predictive analytics from local and/or global data via the desktop.

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UnitedHealth Group execs talk rebate rule, DaVita acquisition in Q2 call

FierceHealthIT

UnitedHealth Group earned $4.7 billion in profit in the second quarter of 2019, with earnings increasing year over year by $540 million, or 12

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EDW in the Cloud TCO

Perficient

In 2016, when I did my first in-depth comparison, the resulting TCOs were usually very close. Usually, the OpEx was slightly higher for the cloud TCO versus the on-prem TCO required substantial capital investment. However, our most recent estimate was eye-opening to our client.

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Humana grows participation in joint replacement, spinal fusion bundles 

FierceHealthIT

Humana has added additional providers to its orthopedic bundled payment models, the company announced.

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Asia-Pacific Medical Nonwoven Disposables Market to Reach $3.3 Billion

Healthcare Guys

Asia-Pacific medical nonwoven disposables market to reach $3.3 Billion. Market is segmented by Incontinence Nonwoven products, Surgical Nonwoven Products

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The Plague of Data Breaches

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. It’s hard to understate how much the internet has benefited society. It distributes knowledge to the world, it allows us easy access to myriad services, and it makes it easy to communicate with people the world over, bringing us all closer than ever before. And that’s just the basic things the World Wide Web provides. […].

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MedicalDiagnostic Imaging Market is to Reach $45.0 B by 2022

Healthcare Guys

MedicalDiagnostic Imaging Market is expected to garner $45.0 billion by 2022, registering a CAGR of 5.1% during the period 2015 – 2022

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Rhapsody and Corepoint Merge To Advance Interoperability

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Rhapsody announces that the company will merge with Corepoint Health, the supplier of the Best in KLAS healthcare integration platform. The transaction will bring together two companies at the forefront of interoperability and create a dynamic combination of technology, talent, services, and trusted customer relationships to address the most complex healthcare interoperability challenges.