Fri.Apr 30, 2021

Healthtech-focused incubator and accelerator launches in Dubai

Mobi Health News

Ztartup is part of Dubai SME, which falls under the government’s Department of Economic Development

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Spending on Medicines In and Post-COVID Say a Lot About Patients and Larger Healthcare Trends – an IQVIA Update

Health Populi

Spending on medicines, globally, will rebound this year and rise above pre-pandemic levels through 2025. Between 2021 and 2025, the annual growth global growth rate for prescription drugs spending is expected to range from 3% to 6%, a $1.6

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Halma sets sights on perinatal and prenatal health space with PeriGen acquisition

Mobi Health News

PeriGen will continue its focus on a perinatal clinical decision support tool.

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CONNECT for Health Act reintroduced, would expand telehealth access

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

A bipartisan group comprising half of U.S. senators has reintroduced the Creating Opportunities Now for Necessary and Effective Care Technologies (CONNECT) for Health Act of 2021.

Shaping the Future of Telemedicine with GoBe Robots

The GoBe Robot allows doctors to move around and participate in diagnosis and treatment from wherever they are, enabling efficient remote health interaction between staff and patients while saving time, costs and CO2.

Google travel searches now show COVID-19-related restrictions

Mobi Health News

Users can get updates about the changing travel rules.

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CVS Health eyes early stage companies with $100M digital health fund

Mobi Health News

The fund plans to target disruptors in the digital health space that focus on making healthcare more accessible, affordable and simple

CMS extends special enrollment period qualifications in latest ACA rule

FierceHealthIT

CMS extends special enrollment period qualifications in latest ACA rule. rking. Fri, 04/30/2021 - 11:30

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Dexcom stock takes a tumble, despite reporting increased Q1 revenue

Mobi Health News

As of Friday afternoon, Dexcom’s stock has fallen 6.3% from about $422 to $395.

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Kaiser Permanente researchers exploring how AI can improve care for heart disease patients

FierceHealthIT

Kaiser Permanente researchers exploring how AI can improve care for heart disease patients. hlandi. Fri, 04/30/2021 - 12:29

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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.

Vocera to Acquire PatientSafe Solutions

Healthcare IT Today

Vocera Communications, Inc.?(NYSE:VCRA),?a NYSE:VCRA),?a a recognized leader in clinical communication and workflow solutions, today announced it is acquiring PatientSafe Solutions based in San Diego, CA.

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CMS extends hip and knee replacement model for 3 years

FierceHealthIT

CMS extends hip and knee replacement model for 3 years. rking. Fri, 04/30/2021 - 13:23

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Our COVID Time Cartoons – Fun Friday

Healthcare IT Today

Happy Friday everyone and we’re back with another edition of Fun Friday! That’s right, we’re here to bring you a laugh and to point our the irony of life and healthcare. Well, at least that’s the goal. Hopefully, you can find at least a few pieces of humor in the following.

Centene CEO Neidorff raked in nearly $25M last year. Take a look what other insurance execs earned

FierceHealthIT

Centene CEO Neidorff raked in nearly $25M last year. Take a look what other insurance execs earned. pminemyer. Fri, 04/30/2021 - 10:43

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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.

Outcomes4Me Raises $12 Million in Oversubscribed Series A to Fuel Expansion of AI-Powered Cancer Patient Empowerment Platform

Healthcare IT Today

Outcomes4Me Inc., developer of an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered platform to empower cancer patients to navigate their care, today announced it has raised $12 million in an oversubscribed Series A round.

CVS assisting employers with on-site vaccine clinics through Return Ready platform

FierceHealthIT

CVS assisting employers with on-site vaccine clinics through Return Ready platform. pminemyer. Fri, 04/30/2021 - 13:57

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Asthma Monitoring with Telehealth: What You Need to Know

Health Recovery Solutions

According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America 25 million Americans have asthma (1 in 13)—8 percent of adults and 7 percent of children. It is more common in adult women than adult men, and is the leading chronic disease in children.

Physician enablement company Privia Health pops in public debut with outsized IPO

FierceHealthIT

Physician enablement company Privia Health pops in public debut with outsized IPO. hlandi. Fri, 04/30/2021 - 16:12

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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.

Managing Modern IT Landscapes: A CEO's Perspective

LeanIX

Cloud Infrastructure

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Uber names new leader for its healthcare arm as it looks to expand its services

FierceHealthIT

Uber names new leader for its healthcare arm as it looks to expand its services. hlandi. Fri, 04/30/2021 - 11:53

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Weekender 4/30/21

HIStalk Weekender

Weekly News Recap Vocera acquires PatientSafe Solutions. Halma acquires. Weekender

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Stakeholders laud 'incremental improvement' to star ratings methodology but call for further updates

FierceHealthIT

Stakeholders laud 'incremental improvement' to star ratings methodology but call for further updates. dmuoio. Fri, 04/30/2021 - 14:02

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Your Team's Pragmatic Guide to Security

Speaker: Naresh Soni, CTO, Tsunami XR

The pandemic has led to new data vulnerabilities, and therefore new cybersecurity threats. As technology leaders, it's time to rethink some of your product security strategies. Whether you need to rework your security architecture, improve performance, and/or deal with new threats, this webinar has you covered.

Perficient’s Women in Tech ERG Shares Career Growth Experiences with Bright Paths Students

Perficient

At Perficient, there is no shortage of supportive, friendly colleagues willing to share knowledge, explain processes, or brainstorm on cutting-edge tactics. Our innovation comes from the collaboration of diverse minds and industry-leading talent our people bring to the table every day.

Building a Scalable, Integrated Virtual Health Ecosystem [Webinar]

Perficient

Virtual health includes so much more than virtual visits. It spans a universe of digital interactions that impact both healthcare consumers and care professionals. How your digital infrastructure enables these touch points offers an opportunity to forge a better care experience.

Navigate Your North Star Strategy in Healthcare

Perficient

The healthcare industry’s rapid evolution requires attention in several areas – adopting new care models, capitalizing on disruptive technologies, and affecting regulatory, operational, financial, and organizational change.