Mon.Nov 04, 2019

Mission to Mars: The healthcare challenges facing NASA

Mobi Health News

At the Space Health Innovation Conference on Saturday, NASA scientists, astronauts and partners discussed the future of space health.

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Health systems upping investments in remote patient monitoring

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The vast majority of hospitals and health systems – 88 percent – have invested in or plan to invest in remote patient monitoring technologies as part of their transition to a value-based care model, a new report shows. WHY IT MATTERS.

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Eversense CGM system sensors recalled due to manufacturing error

Mobi Health News

Senseonics initiated the recall voluntarily in September after receiving reports of 24 sensors that had stopped functioning prematurely.

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Omnichannel Communication: The Frontier Healthcare Needs To Target

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Abhinav Shashank, CEO, Innovaccer. One of the many aspects that insurers focus on to create more value through their health plans is to improve communication with the members. In the era of growing digitization, most payers have started to offer online services. However, many beneficiaries still use traditional channels to interact with insurers. Does […].

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Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

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Morning eHealth

Google to buy Fitbit, provoking skepticism — No price transparency rule yet

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How CVS is using digital tools to boost specialty pharmacy adherence

FierceHealthIT

As specialty pharmacy becomes an increasing focus for cost management, CVS has deployed a number of digital tools aimed at improving adherence and patient outcomes.

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Are Medical Groups Still Viable? – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 23

Healthcare IT Today

For the 23rd episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re asking the question Are Medical Groups Still Viable? This is a big question with a lot of nuance. However, everyone agrees that the medical group is being hit by a lot of pressures to consolidate.

Population Management Approach Enables Targeted Treatment for Chronic Conditions

HealthStream

Treating any or a combination of chronic conditions effectively requires the adoption of a population health management, or PHM, model. It’s becoming more important than ever

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Why NewYork-Presbyterian launched its new Hauser Institute for Health Innovation

FierceHealthIT

PHOENIX — Three years ago, a NewYork-Presbyterian emergency room physician approached the health system's CIO with an idea to do virtual ER visits for patients with less severe medical issues.

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Primary Care Is Dead. Long Live Primary Care!

The primary care system is failing patients and providers. Capacity shortages have led to long wait times and physician burnout. To fix the system, we must find innovative ways to boost capacity and meet patient-consumers’ shifting expectations.

Telemedicine in Native American Tribes

GlobalMed

We talk a lot about telemedicine bringing care to rural areas. From the specialist shortage to the raging opioid epidemic , many remote communities and small towns just don’t have the healthcare resources their residents need.

Georgia seeks partial Medicaid expansion that includes work requirements

FierceHealthIT

Georgia released a plan Monday to partially expand Medicaid but only to people who satisfy work requirements, shrugging off the prospect of legal challenges that have stymied other states

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Thinking About Health Care One Year From the 2020 Presidential Election

Health Populi

Today is 4th November 2019, exactly one year to the day that Americans can express their political will and cast their vote for President of the United States.

Canadian ambassador tells White House drug import plan unworkable, not enough supplies

FierceHealthIT

Canada’s acting U.S. ambassador told high-ranking White House officials that the country’s market is too small to satisfy America’s demands for cheaper drugs

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Big Idea: Primary Care Automation

Healthcare automation that gives primary care providers more time with their patients—and less on screens—can improve care for patients, increase satisfaction for providers, and deliver positive bottom-line results for system leaders. Download this guide to learn how to optimize automation and keep the patient-provider relationship at the heart of the healthcare experience.

Five Technology Quotes to Motivate You Through a Monday

Perficient

How To Make it Through a Monday. Credit: Source ). Some people love Mondays and some people hate them. If you love Mondays, more power to you. Embrace the week with a fresh perspective, smile, and share your favorite tips to crush your work week in the comments below.

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Tenet Healthcare reports $232M loss following $4.2B debt refinancing

FierceHealthIT

Tenet Healthcare posted a $232 million loss in the third quarter, a drop largely attributed to the Dallas-based hospital giant's $4.2 billion in debt refinancing

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Top 5 Digital Health Trends for Providers [Video]

Perficient

Provider organizations are increasingly looking to digital solutions to provide a superior patient experience. Our digital health trends guide looks at five key, interrelated digital health trends impacting healthcare providers.

CMS.gov - Untitled Article

CMS.gov

The American free market is the world’s cradle for medical innovation, giving rise to the latest advances in medicine such as novel platforms for gene editing, cancer immunotherapy, and percutaneous cardiac valve intervention

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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.

Data Ethics – The Profound Impacts of New Technology

Perficient

Data ethics and security have been around a long time – as long as data. Constantly evolving. But, continued tech advancement has made a profound impact. So, data security and data ethics is more important than ever. Magnified Relevance. Tech has enabled an exponential increase of data.

Cybersecurity, telehealth bills likely to stall in Congress, CHIME officials say

FierceHealthIT

PHOENIX—Several health IT-related bills could be in the pipeline in 2020, including cybersecurity and telehealth legislation.