Fri.Aug 09, 2019

Happy National CBD Day! How CBD Fits Into the Retail Health Ecosystem

Health Populi

August 8 is National CBD Day. Who knew? Well, now you do, and I’m going to explain how this three-letter-acronym is rolling into the retail health landscape, opportunities, risks, and other issues I like to cover when forecasting the future of a new-new thing in health/care.

In Q2 call, Dexcom praises growing CGM awareness

Mobi Health News

These management devices are "no longer a minor presence relative to the various drug therapies," CEO Kevin Sayer said during the call

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Safety Leadership: Overcoming & Avoiding Bias

Christina's Considerations

Earlier this year I wrote an article for healthcare professionals on safety leadership. The idea is that scientific methods, standardization and reliability are not enough to reduce error and failure. Sometimes human performance in the actual environment of care is.

NeuroMetrix pivoting from D2C, restructuring business following weak performance of Quell pain relief wearable

Mobi Health News

The company laid off more than half of its staff since the beginning of 2019

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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.

EHR Data – Fun Friday

Healthcare IT Today

Happy Friday everyone! We hope you’ve had a great week. For this week’s #FunFriday edition, we have some hilarious commentary on data in the EHR. Not to mention a little security humor as well. I hope you enjoy it. Right? If it's not in the chart, it didn't happen.

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NHS investing £250M in new AI lab to target earlier cancer detection, dementia

FierceHealthIT

The U.K.'s s National Health Service is investing 250 million pounds into an artificial intelligence lab with the aim of research how AI can aid with earlier cancer detection and new dementia treatments.

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Experian acquires MyHealthDirect, strengthening leadership position in patient access and engagement

Healthcare IT Today

Surgeon impresses upon physicians the value of outpatient surgery

FierceHealthIT

Richard Berger, M.D., an orthopedic surgeon at Midwest Orthopedics at Rush, has performed more than 10,000 outpatient joint replacement surgeries and is trying to get other physicians to understand the value of outpatient surgery

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What Enterprise Architects Need When Addressing Windows 7 End of Support

LeanIX

Enterprise Architects have begun the long goodbye of Windows 7. As anticipated, Microsoft is ending product support for the OS on January 14, 2020—a deadline whereupon all technical assistance and security updates particular to the version will be ceased.

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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.

ASCs could get more Medicare customers, and more quality requirements after CMS rule

FierceHealthIT

As the Trump administration expands traditional Medicare coverage in ambulatory surgical centers, the industry will face new quality requirements and concerns about costs, experts say

When Healthcare is Expensive: the Impact on the Patient Financial Experience

HealthStream

A fairly routine inpatient procedure likely will cost the patient, even with insurance, well into the thousands of dollars. There’s also significant sticker shock for consumers, not just around inpatient stays and surgeries, but for day-to-day medical needs

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Optum: How payers can help members prepare for the financial impacts of chronic disease 

FierceHealthIT

Chronic disease can have significant financial impacts on patients—but many are unprepared for those costs, a new report from Optum shows.

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Weekender 8/9/19

HIStalk Weekender

Weekly News Recap Allscripts announces mixed Q2 results, which include. Weekender

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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.

Trump administration announces departure of drug pricing adviser John O’Brien

FierceHealthIT

Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said in a statement on Monday that John Brooks, the principal deputy director of the Center for Medicare, will expand his role to help spearhead the Trump Administration's efforts to lower drug prices upon O'Brien's departure

5 Digital Transformation Interests for IT Service Providers

Perficient

Gartner predicts a whopping 70% growth in artificial intelligence (AI), while niche vendors such as KenSci and viz.ai are shaking industries with their industry specific intelligence.

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How Can America Respond To the Opioid Crisis?

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Abhinav Shashank, CEO and co-founder, Innovaccer. Relief from deadly pain is just a pill away!” How many times have we heard catchlines like these? It was easy to get your hands on colorful pills and capsules that could ease off the pain and were easily available to act as a part-time solution to various […]. The article How Can America Respond To the Opioid Crisis?

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Tip: Dashboard Page for CIP Account Analysis in Cloud Projects

Perficient

When standing up a new Cloud Projects environment some of the analytics are not ready for prime time. There are a few steps that need to be performed before they will work. One in particular is the Dashboard Page for CIP Account Analysis.

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.

Allscripts' $145M charge

Morning eHealth

Exit interview with ONC's Jon White — Warren, Klobuchar board the rural telemedicine train