Fri.Jun 26, 2020

Circadia Health's contactless respiration rate monitor receives 510(k) clearance

Mobi Health News

The device monitors vitals from up to four feet away, and is designed for use in healthcare settings or at home

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CMS Updates Payment For Certain COVID-19 Lab Tests

Electronic Health Reporter

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Healthy.io acquires fellow smartphone urinalysis startup Inui Health

dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio)

The companies are reported to have agreed on a $9 million deal with milestones for Inui Health (formerly known as Scanadu

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Privacy concerns hang over workplace surveillance

Morning eHealth

A step toward permanent telehealth policy — Health care cyber roundup

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.

Fall of a Pioneer: Unpacking Proteus' bankruptcy filing with Brian Dolan

Mobi Health News

What the loss of one of the earliest and most well-known companies in the digital health space tells us about digital health and pharma

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Health insurtech company Oscar scores $225M in new funding

Mobi Health News

Alphabet, General Catalyst, Kholsa Ventures, Lakestar, Thrive Capital and Baillie Gifford participated in this round.

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Analytics Can Make Behavioral Health Work

Healthcare IT Today

In medicine, value-based pricing has gained a lot of adherents who want to put some risk on the pharma companies and tamp down on irresponsible marketing or prescribing.

The Rise of Specialist Healthcare Services In Small Communities

Electronic Health Reporter

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Carcadia Health's contactless respiration rate monitor receives 510(k) clearance

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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.

What Telehealth Systems Need To Be Enterprise-Ready

Healthcare IT Today

Over the past few months, the COVID-19 pandemic has forced providers to switch over rapidly from delivering face-to-face care to supporting virtual visits. However, it’s hard to argue that the systems they’ve relied upon weren’t built to support the huge uptick in demand for telehealth services.

Industry Voices—4 predictions for healthcare analytics in a post-COVID-19 world

FierceHealthIT

Industry Voices—4 predictions for healthcare analytics in a post-COVID-19 world. treed. Fri, 06/26/2020 - 14:55

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Put the Patient First – Fun Friday

John Lynn

I’ve known Ross Martin for a long time and been a big fan of his parodies and music (My favorite is the HITECH Interoperetta). I also love that he created The American College of Medical Informatimusicology.

Pence blames COVID-19 spikes on increase in testing and younger, asymptomatic infections

Robert King

Pence blames COVID-19 spikes on increase in testing and younger, asymptomatic infections. rking. Fri, 06/26/2020 - 15:14

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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.

Telehealth is the new norm, but a lot work needs to be done

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Study: Primary care practices could lose $15B in 2020 due to COVID-19

FierceHealthIT

Study: Primary care practices could lose $15B in 2020 due to COVID-19. rking. Fri, 06/26/2020 - 11:46

What the Clearance of Akili’s EndeavorRX Means for the Company, Users and the Industry

Digital Health Today

If you’ve been tuned into nearly any news channel recently, you’ve probably seen the announcement by Akili about the clearance they announced on June 15 for their product EndeavorRX. It is the first prescription treatment delivered through a video game which is designed to treat Pediatric ADHD.

Industry Voices—You released a statement denouncing racism and affirming 'Black Lives Matter.' Now what?

FierceHealthIT

Industry Voices—You released a statement denouncing racism and affirming 'Black Lives Matter.' Now what? treed. Fri, 06/26/2020 - 10:13

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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.

How Atlassian Uses LeanIX to Accelerate Integration Planning

LeanIX

Acquisitions are a driving force behind Atlassian’s ever-expanding suite of products.

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How Walgreens leveraged its Microsoft partnership to respond to COVID-19

Heather Landi

How Walgreens leveraged its Microsoft partnership to respond to COVID-19. hlandi. Fri, 06/26/2020 - 15:21

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Effective Recognition is the Right Way to Influence Behavior Among Healthcare Employees

HealthStream

Employees who feel valued for their contributions will outperform and are far more likely to stay with an organization. Best-in-class healthcare organizations have recognition-rich cultures in place that bring out the best in their people

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Oscar Health closes $225M funding round

FierceHealthIT

Oscar Health closes $225M funding round. pminemyer. Fri, 06/26/2020 - 11:37

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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.

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HIStalk Weekender

Weekly News Recap Kaufman Hall spins off its enterprise performance. Weekender

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Industry Voices—We need to restart the healthcare economy for the sake of patients

FierceHealthIT

Industry Voices—We need to restart the healthcare economy for the sake of patients. treed. Fri, 06/26/2020 - 15:22

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Striking a New Chord of Career Success in Consulting

Sarah Shapiro

Some people are lucky enough to fall into a career they love and stick to it for their whole lives. However, many of us (myself included) have done complete 180s in search of finding a career we are not only good at, but enjoy.

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Express Scripts' Accredo is embracing digital specialty pharmacy tools amid COVID-19. Here's how

Paige Minemyer

Express Scripts' Accredo is embracing digital specialty pharmacy tools amid COVID-19. Here's how. pminemyer. Fri, 06/26/2020 - 13:51

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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.

A Look at DevOps in 2020: Sonatype’s Community Survey

Caitlin Koenig

DevOps teams routinely deal with the most sensitive needs of an organization: security, governance, and compliance. However, not every organization is on the same page when it comes to DevOps, which can leave developers feeling overwhelmed and overworked.

The Trump administration has officially asked SCOTUS to strike down the ACA. What comes next?

FierceHealthIT

The Trump administration has officially asked SCOTUS to strike down the ACA. What comes next? pminemyer. Fri, 06/26/2020 - 10:41

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