Tue.Jan 26, 2021

Swiss startup Aktiia receives CE mark for continuous blood pressure monitoring system

Mobi Health News

The platform provides patients and their physicians insights into blood pressure patterns that better inform the diagnosis and management of hypertension

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Primary Care 2.0 – How Crossover Health is “Re-Bundling” Health Care

Health Populi

In 2020, investments in digital health reached $14.1 bn , much of which went into niche applications like lab testing, medication adherence, and on-demand triage for urgent care.

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'Self-pay' insurtech startup Sidecar Health hits unicorn status with $125M Series C

Mobi Health News

The startup's app prices care using cash rates, while letting its members choose their preferred care by comparing the costs of their local providers

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For next steps on telehealth, look to the states

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

As the United States approaches its one-year anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic beginning to disrupt normal healthcare operations, a question continues to endure: What's next for telehealth? The answer remains unclear on a federal level, with U.S.

Why Is Patient Engagement Important? | Frontline Group

There are 5 critical opportunities to unlock the full power of patient engagement, which can improve your patient retention, as well as improving their health outcomes. In this eBook you will learn about: What Is Patient Engagement? How Does Patient Engagement Improve Outcomes? Why Is It Important to Include Patients in Their Care? What Are Patient Engagement Tools? What is Patient Engagement technology? Download Now this informational resource and start using a patient engagement platform to give yourself as a Provider higher satisfaction scores.

Samsung says smartwatch ECG, blood pressure measurement will go live in 31 more countries

Mobi Health News

The Samsung Health Monitor app will be updated to enable these features on the Galaxy Watch3 and Galaxy Watch Active2 beginning on February 4 for certain markets

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Delayed NHS MedTech funding mandate policy to launch in April

Mobi Health News

The policy aims to get medical devices, diagnostics, and digital products to patients faster

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We’re Looking for an Executive Director to Join the Society

Society for Participatory Medicine

Have you heard? The Society for Participatory Medicine (SPM) is hiring an Executive Director. You can read more about the position here and how to apply.

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Polish healthcare provider uses Infermedica's AI-enabled call centre triage platform

Mobi Health News

In 2019 PZU Zdrowie directed 37% of patients with new health problems to telemedicine consultations

Healthcare has made big gains in interoperability, KLAS Research and CHIME report

FierceHealthIT

Healthcare has made big gains in interoperability, KLAS Research and CHIME report. hlandi. Tue, 01/26/2021 - 17:51

The Top 5 Challenges You’ll Face When Scaling Telehealth Services Nationally

If you’re thinking about expanding your telehealth services to more states, whether it’s five or 50, we’ve outlined the top five obstacles you’ll need to plan for, to ensure you’re delivering an exceptional brand and clinical experience.

Startup that focuses on metabolic reset Calibrate scores $22.5M in Series A funding

Mobi Health News

Threshold Ventures led the round with participation from Forerunner Ventures and Redesign Health

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Introducing our new system for patient safety learning

Digital Leaders HealthTech

In Spring 2021, a new national Patient Safety Incident Management System (PSIMS) will enter its public beta stage. The new system will be phased in to replace the current National Reporting and Learning System (NRLS). Its aim is to maximise the NHS’s ability to learn from when things go wrong.

AstraZeneca deploys Care Access Research tool for COVID-19 treatment clinical trial, Komodo Health expands Healthcare Map with Blue Health Intelligence data and more digital health deals

Mobi Health News

Also: Healthify adds to its SDOH platform with Papa’s companionship services. Allscripts and U.S. Orthopedic Alliance team up to create an orthopedic services technology platform

Industry Voices—Forget credit card numbers. Medical records are the hottest items on the dark web

FierceHealthIT

Industry Voices—Forget credit card numbers. Medical records are the hottest items on the dark web. treed. Tue, 01/26/2021 - 15:21

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Frontline Call Center Partners with VBurchett Consulting to Improve Patients' Experiences

Frontline Call Center and VBurchett Consulting are joining forces in modern patient care with a new patient engagement center that utilizes telemedicine.

Abu Dhabi introduces three new tests amidst surge in COVID-19 cases

Mobi Health News

The approval of the tests comes as new cases of COVID-19 recorded today reached an all-time daily high – sparking fears of a new lockdown in the United Arab Emirates

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Bioprinting: Building Machines that Build Bits of Us – #HITsm Chat Topic

Healthcare IT Today

We’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 1/29 at Noon ET (9 AM PT).

Google commits $150M to COVID-19 vaccine education, partnering with One Medical to open vaccination sites

FierceHealthIT

Google commits $150M to COVID-19 vaccine education, partnering with One Medical to open vaccination sites. hlandi. Tue, 01/26/2021 - 12:02

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symplr to Acquire Phynd Backed by Clearlake

Healthcare IT Today

Product Transformation: Adapting Your Solutions for Cloud Models

Speaker: Ahmad Jubran, Cloud Product Innovation Consultant

In order to maintain a competitive advantage, CTOs and product managers are shifting their products to the cloud. Many do this by simply replicating their current architectures in the cloud. Those previous architectures, which were optimized for transactional systems, aren't well-suited for the new age of AI. Whether you're a seasoned CTO or an industry trailblazer, this webinar will help make your product ready to meet the competition by adopting an architecture that is optimized for AI innovation. Join Ahmad Jubran, Cloud Product Innovation Consultant, and learn how to adapt your solutions for cloud models the right way.

Physician compensation slides after COVID-19 slams practices, Kaufman Hall says

FierceHealthIT

Physician compensation slides after COVID-19 slams practices, Kaufman Hall says. rking. Tue, 01/26/2021 - 15:40

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ONC Challenge Invites Developers To Improve And Leverage Synthetic Health Data Sets

Healthcare IT Today

The ONC has announced a challenge inviting developers to build out and leverage solutions based on an engine that generates synthetic health data.

Kaufman Hall: Hospitals close out 2020 with declining margins and higher expenses due to COVID-19

FierceHealthIT

Kaufman Hall: Hospitals close out 2020 with declining margins and higher expenses due to COVID-19. rking. Tue, 01/26/2021 - 11:39

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Nation’s Leading Provider of Occupational Health, Concentra, Selects the eVisit® to Power Concentra Telemed®, 8,000 Visits/Month

eVisit

The nation’s leader in occupational healthcare and telemedicine, Concentra , has selected the eVisit Virtual Care platform to power its Concentra telemedicine service offerings — its industry-leading 24/7/365 Concentra Telemed® offering and Concentra Telerehab®, conducting more than 8,000 virtual visits a month. First launched in June 2017, Concentra Telemed brought another option to provide critical access to care for employers and their injured and ill employees nationwide.

Improve Onboarding with User-Centered Design

Speaker: Dr. Kate Wolin, Founder, Circea

In the age of social distancing, digital onboarding is becoming essential to any program. This is especially true for medical practices, where the threat of the pandemic is the most real. As consultations are being digitized, so are the process in which new patients are processed and appointments are being scheduled. Practices with compelling onboarding experiences are the ones who will ultimately succeed in the pandemic area and beyond. Join Dr. Kate Wolin, founder of Circea, for an overview of behavioral science and the evidence-based strategies that can be used to support patient engagement. She will also review how a patient-centered design strategy can be used to evaluate and refine onboarding processes.

Industry Voices—Personal health records are a lynchpin to COVID-19 strategies

FierceHealthIT

Industry Voices—Personal health records are a lynchpin to COVID-19 strategies. hlandi. Tue, 01/26/2021 - 10:45

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Ten Trends Redefining Healthcare in 2018

HealthStream

The healthcare industry is in a time of great uncertainty and innovation. This article breaks down ten trends that are redefining healthcare, including artificial intelligence, finances, and nurse recruitment

Building an A+ Telehealth Team

Health Recovery Solutions

You made it! Your organization has decided to start a telehealth program to expand the services you offer your patients. The beginning of this journey is all about planning. Planning for not only the start of your program but also the success and stability of your program.

Effective Communication Skills for Healthcare Professionals to Improve Readmissions

HealthStream

In today’s healthcare culture, the manner in which information is conveyed by clinicians is as important as the information itself. Here we discuss vital communication skills for reducing readmissions

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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.

AHIP's Eyles: Health policy priorities for insurers to watch in 2021

FierceHealthIT

AHIP's Eyles: Health policy priorities for insurers to watch in 2021. pminemyer. Tue, 01/26/2021 - 13:43

Study: Who Has the Largest Index of Links?

Perficient

An essential part of any strong SEO program is having third parties link to your site. In addition to the SEO benefits, getting linked to by third parties is also a great way to build your brand and stay highly visible across the web. For this reason, using backlinking tools is important.

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Former Veterans Affairs doctor sentenced to prison for sexual abuse

FierceHealthIT

Former Veterans Affairs doctor sentenced to prison for sexual abuse. treed. Tue, 01/26/2021 - 11:34

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