Mon.Jul 06, 2020

How healthy are health apps?

Mobi Health News

Digital health applications are starting to make their way into regular healthcare provision. But how should they be regulated?

Holyoke Health Center melds Zoom and telehealth tech to replace in-person visits

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Holyoke Health Center in Holyoke, Massachusetts, has used NextGen as its electronic health records system for several years, and had to quickly pivot to telemedicine appointments when it became apparent that the COVID-19 pandemic would not allow for in-person appointments. THE PROBLEM.

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Abbott's Bluetooth connected implantable heart rhythm devices score FDA clearance

Mobi Health News

The new devices can link to the MyMerlinPulse app and give doctors information about a patient's heart health.

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Technology can make end of life care more compassionate

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

End-of-life care can be challenging even in the most ideal circumstances, given our frequent societal reluctance to discuss medical plans around dying and death.

Abbott's Bluetooth connected implantable heart rhythm devices Gallant scores FDA clearance

Mobi Health News

The new devices can link to the MyMerlinPulse app and give doctors information about a patient's heart health.

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Developing a Common Operating Picture in Military Health: Being Ready for the Next Fight

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The success of any military mission — be it conducted by the Army, Navy, Air Force, or Marines – relies upon “readiness.”

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How You Can Leverage Multi-Cloud Solutions to Make Your Healthcare Organization More Responsive

Healthcare IT Today

In the complex world of patient care delivery, “cloud” can mean anything from public cloud to private cloud on-premise and everything in-between.

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MFB Fertility signs contract with US Air Force for fertility testing

Mobi Health News

The U.S. Air Force has inked a $1.3 million deal with MFB Fertility in order to provide military members and their partners the former’s home fertility tests. The Air Force’s AFWERX office will invest in Proov, an at-home ovulation test with FDA clearance.

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Healthcare IT Today Mid-Year Update

Healthcare IT Today

Every once in a while, I like to look back at all we’ve accomplished at Healthcare IT Today.

Fauci clarifies U.S. not in midst of new COVID-19 wave as daily cases top 50K

FierceHealthIT

Fauci clarifies U.S. not in midst of new COVID-19 wave as daily cases top 50K. rking. Mon, 07/06/2020 - 15:58

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Leading the AMA Through Three Historic Challenges

Healthcare IT Today

In her tenure as American Medical Association President, Dr Patrice Harris has faced a unique confluence of challenges – physician burnout, the COVID-19 pandemic, and racial inequality.

Digital behavioral health startups scored $588M in funding amid COVID-19 pandemic

FierceHealthIT

Digital behavioral health startups scored $588M in funding amid COVID-19 pandemic. hlandi. Mon, 07/06/2020 - 11:23

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Sustaining Ongoing Care During and Post Pandemic: Two Health Systems Highlight Their Scheduled Virtual Visit Strategy

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Startup PBM Capital Rx, Walmart partner to shed light on specialty, mail-order drug prices 

FierceHealthIT

Startup PBM Capital Rx, Walmart partner to shed light on specialty, mail-order drug prices . pminemyer. Mon, 07/06/2020 - 12:09

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A golden age of local government

Digital Leaders HealthTech

Local government is at a pivot point. A unique opportunity exists to move fast and embed the renewed sense of purpose and ingenuity seen during the Covid-19 response into a collaborative approach to achieving outcomes together.

Anthem's IngenioRx PBM to acquire data-driven pharmacy management company ZipDrug

FierceHealthIT

Anthem's IngenioRx PBM to acquire data-driven pharmacy management company ZipDrug. pminemyer. Mon, 07/06/2020 - 14:13

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Strategies for Introducing Patients to Telehealth

Health Recovery Solutions

Telehealth and remote patient monitoring (RPM) technologies can be powerful tools in a well-rounded patient care plan and help drive overarching program objectives.

Senate bill aims to preserve 340B eligibility for hospitals affected by COVID-19 pandemic

FierceHealthIT

Senate bill aims to preserve 340B eligibility for hospitals affected by COVID-19 pandemic. rking. Mon, 07/06/2020 - 12:08

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Snowflake for the Modern Data Platform

Perficient

As times have evolved so have our data challenges — but we have been trying to solve it by giving it dedicated resources and we still end up missing SLAs in our traditional On Premise worlds.

CMS proposes Medicare payment updates to increase use of home dialysis

FierceHealthIT

CMS proposes Medicare payment updates to increase use of home dialysis. pminemyer. Mon, 07/06/2020 - 17:01

My Healthcare Journey: Precision Surgery to Post-Op Confusion

Perficient

As I returned home after my recent total hip replacement surgery, I saw it again: Our nation’s best health systems may deliver exceptional service at point of care, yet miss the mark at so many other healthcare journey touchpoints. For me, it was just an annoyance.

500K people dropped out of coverage between 2017 and 2018: report

FierceHealthIT

500K people dropped out of coverage between 2017 and 2018: report. pminemyer. Mon, 07/06/2020 - 13:39

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Microsoft Teams Updates (July 2020)

Perficient

It’s that time again, new monthly updates on Microsoft Teams! This month there are some great new features that Microsoft released for all audiences (end-users, administrators, developers, education, government).

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AAFP teams up with startup Suki to use AI to combat docs' EHR pain points

FierceHealthIT

AAFP teams up with startup Suki to use AI to combat docs' EHR pain points. hlandi. Mon, 07/06/2020 - 16:03

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