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Diabetes care platform Virta scores $93M

Mobi Health News

The new funding was led by Caffeinated Capital with participation from Venrock, Obvious Ventures, Creandum, Playground Global and SciFi VC.

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LeanIX Named to Boston’s ‘Best Places to Work’ List for 2020

LeanIX

We’re thrilled to be included in Built In Boston's 2020 list of 'Best Places to Work.' It’s an amazing way to start off the new year! Awareness

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DrChrono closes $20M to grow its mobile-friendly EHR, practice management platform

Mobi Health News

The company will be pumping the funds into its tech platform, and will be growing its engineering, sales and support capabilities

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Device industry’s 2020 priorities: digital

Morning eHealth

Deals, Deals, Deals — Legal fight over ACA reaches SCOTUS skirmish stage

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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.

New smartphone camera test could speed up urinary tract infection diagnosis

Mobi Health News

Scientists at the University of Bath say the test can help fight the global threat of antibiotic resistance

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Caregiving services platform Homage raises Series B funding from EV Growth

Mobi Health News

New investors Alternate Ventures and KDV Capital, together with existing investor HealthXCapital also joined the round.

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Wearable and Health Tech for Consumers – #HITsm Chat Topic

Healthcare IT Today

We’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 1/17 at Noon ET (9 AM PT).

Teladoc Health absorbs InTouch Health's enterprise telehealth business for $600M

Mobi Health News

The hefty price tag will allow Teladoc Health to deliver single, unified virtual care offering "across all sites of care

Industry Voices—2020 should be the year we invest in mental health as health

FierceHealthIT

If the first phase of parity focused on reducing the insurance and coverage-related barriers to accessing mental health care, this next phase is about making sure people who need mental health care can actually see high-quality providers in the way that’s best for them

Leveraging Automated Telehealth During a Capacity Crisis

As the healthcare system faces unprecedented challenges during the COVID-19 crisis, it’s more important than ever to make the most of clinical resources. Automation holds the key to drastically increasing clinical capacity and flattening the curve.

Dexcom's G6 to integrate with Livongo

Mobi Health News

Dexcom G6 users will now be able to integrate their continuous glucose monitor to the Livongo platform for more personalized insights and coaching.

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Addressing Five Healthcare C-Suite Concerns In The New Year

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Sheri Stoltenberg, CEO and founder, Stoltenberg Consulting, Inc. With the new year, healthcare c-suite members are taking a critical look at upcoming market movement to maintain a holistic view of their organizations’ needs. Discussing industry trends at the recent College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) CIO Forum, Anna Pannier, senior director of Ascension […].

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5 Surprise Questions – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 28

Healthcare IT Today

For the 28th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re trying out a new segment called 5 SURPRISE questions. In this segment Colin will ask John 5 questions and John will ask Colin 5 questions, but neither person knows what the other is going to ask until they ask it.

NSW Health transforming models of care in rural areas

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: Telehealth Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: NSW Health transforming models of care in rural areas Featured Decision Content: Region Tag: Australia Sponsor: NSW Health

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.

Surviving The 2020 Healthcare Disruption Wave

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Thanh Tran, CEO, Zoeticx. Of the nation’s $3.5 trillion in annual healthcare spending, 90 percent is for people with chronic and mental health conditions. Can healthcare institutes afford not to engage in the 2020 wave of preventative care healthcare disruption? While healers are not prognosticators, savvy healthcare CEOs have their eye on 2020. For […].

How CVS Health is addressing the cost of gene therapies

FierceHealthIT

As more gene therapies are set to come down the pipeline, payers and employers can proactively prepare for those products in several different ways, according to a new white paper from CVS Health

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Why Hybrid Cloud Is Becoming Increasingly Popular In Healthcare

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Steve Forcum, cloud solutions engineering leader, Avaya. A recent report on hybrid cloud in the healthcare industry predicts that hybrid cloud is set to jump from 19% penetration to 37% by 2021. In an industry historically slow to adapt in the world of IT, why is hybrid cloud becoming healthcare’s primary choice? To be […].

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How to Write About Your Telemedicine Services On Your Website

Geonetric

Use your website content to make your telehealth services a routine part of your patients’ care connection to your organization.

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 Ways That Nurses Can Be Healthcare Advocates

HealthStream

Nurses need to feel free to express their feelings and opinions about care, whether positive or negative. Here are some ways nurses can advocate for patients, themselves, the nursing profession, and healthcare as a whole

Kyruus Raises $42 Million in New Financing After Delivering Another Year of Record Growth

Healthcare IT Today

Kyruus, the leader in provider search and scheduling solutions for health systems, today announced that it raised $42 million in new financing in a Series D round that brings its total funding to more than $125 million since its founding in 2010.

How Virtual Care Helps A Patient Feel Like A VIP

Synzi

By: Lee Horner, CEO, Synzi Patient-centered Care According to the NEJM Catalyst, patient-centered care means that an individual’s specific health needs and desired health outcomes are the driving force behind all health care decisions and quality measurements. Home health agencies … Read More.

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Industry Voices—What does the value equation look like in the new decade?

FierceHealthIT

As healthcare leaders look to the year ahead, many predict that this will be the year the training wheels come off value-based care

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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.

HIStalk Interviews Marisa MacClary, CEO, Artifact Health

HIStalk Interviews

Marisa MacClary, MBA is co-founder and CEO of Artifact Health. Interviews

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JPM20: Why Humana is focusing investments on growing clinical services

FierceHealthIT

Humana CEO Bruce Broussard said a key investment focus for the insurer is growing and enhancing clinical capabilities

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Deploying Microsoft Teams with Office 365 ProPlus

Perficient

Welcome to 2020! I hope everyone is feeling rested and recharged so you can start off 2020 on the right foot! This year Microsoft Teams will continue to expand its reach across all different organizations from small to large in an effort to help increase your productivity.

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Lawmakers face distractions from Iran, impeachment in bid to get deal on surprise billing

FierceHealthIT

Lawmakers concede escalating tensions with Iran and impeachment could cripple progress on deals for surprise billing as a stalemate over how to pay providers lingers

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Convenience Care Is Here, and It's Eating Your Lunch

Patients want high-quality care that is accessible and affordable. If they can’t get it from you, direct-to-consumer healthcare services make it easy for them to get it somewhere else. Give them the ability to consume your services just like they consume everything else in their lives: on their phones or computers, quickly, and where it’s convenient for them.

Join us for Red Hat Microservices Day in Dallas

Perficient

What are microservices? It is an approach to application development in which a large application is built as a suite of modular components or services. The microservice architecture enables the rapid, frequent, and reliable delivery of large, complex applications.

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JPM20: What's going on at the biggest conference in healthcare?

FierceHealthIT

The action officially kicked off at the 38th Annual JP Morgan Conference in San Francisco on Monday—along with multiple additional events—and thousands of healthcare execs and entrepreneurs have descended on the city. Here's the latest from the FierceHealthcare team

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Perficient Named Among Top Insights Service Providers

Perficient

Accessing data insights in a timely manner can be challenging for many organizations. Engaging an insights service provider can help you keep up with quickly evolving technologies and tools.