Fri.May 14, 2021

Caretech company Birdie raises £8.2M for elderly health and care

Mobi Health News

Birdie’s intuitive app-based solution is part of the aim to develop integrated technology that will connect all aspects of health and elderly care

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Mayo Clinic, Kaiser put $100M toward hospital-at-home care

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Mayo Clinic and Kaiser Permanente announced this week that they will collaborate to build capacity for hospital-at-home care.

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Patient financial engagement platform Cedar snaps up medical billing company OODA

Mobi Health News

The companies hope they can alleviate some of the problems that lead to poor consumer financial experiences and administrative waste in healthcare.

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Strategies for Managing Hybrid Cloud Environments in Healthcare

Healthcare IT Today

Healthcare is slowly moving to the cloud. There is growing comfort with using cloud-based apps like word processing and some pioneering organizations have implemented their own private clouds for file storage. Many clinical applications, however, remain inside on-premise Data Centers.

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.

Rapid diagnostic service Cue Health lands $235M in new funding

Mobi Health News

The new capital will be used to accelerate Cue’s growth.

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GoodRx purchases fellow prescription price transparency company RxSaver for $50M

Mobi Health News

The company is now facing even more competition from retail giant Amazon.

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House bill mandates Medicare Advantage plans adopt electronic prior authorization

FierceHealthIT

House bill mandates Medicare Advantage plans adopt electronic prior authorization. rking. Fri, 05/14/2021 - 12:55

UnitedHealth launching post-discharge home program for group Medicare Advantage plans

Mobi Health News

Included is post-discharge meal delivery, transportation and up to six hours of in-home personal care

Medical Prodigy DeepScribe Lands $5.2M Seed Funding for Life-Changing AI Assistant

Healthcare IT Today

DeepScribe today announced a $5.2M

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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.

Mayo Clinic and Kaiser Permanente invest in at-home acute level care

Mobi Health News

Regulations allowing non hospital space to be used for patient care during the COVID-19 emergency gave rise to hospital care in the home setting

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#HITtheTrails Mix Tape

Healthcare IT Today

There is nothing better than a good mix tape to accompany you on a long road trip. To this day, any song by John Denver invokes memories of childhood road vacations to Daytona Beach. A good song can make the miles melt away. Mix tapes are also great to help get you pumped up and […].

GoodRx acquires RxSaver to expand discount drug business as executives downplay Amazon threat

FierceHealthIT

GoodRx acquires RxSaver to expand discount drug business as executives downplay Amazon threat. hlandi. Fri, 05/14/2021 - 15:57

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CaptureRx ransomware attack exposes patient data; insurers fear telehealth overutilization

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: Privacy & Security. Enterprise Taxonomy: Short Headline: CaptureRx ransomware attack exposes patient data; insurers fear telehealth overutilization Featured Decision Content: Region Tag: Global Edition Right Now

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.

The Future of Mental Health Care in the Virtual World

Iris Telehealth

The way we talk about mental health has changed during the pandemic. Over the past year, COVID-19 and the subsequent mental health crisis have helped decrease the stigma around discussing mental health and have increased awareness of the vast need across the country for access to quality care.

Cedar Announces Agreement to Acquire OODA Health to Revolutionize the Consumer Financial Experience in Healthcare

Healthcare IT Today

Cedar, an innovative healthcare financial technology platform, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire OODA Health, a healthcare technology company focused on improving the healthcare administrative experience with payers and providers, for $425 million.

ONC wants feedback to shape healthcare interoperability goals for next decade

FierceHealthIT

ONC wants feedback to shape healthcare interoperability goals for next decade. hlandi. Fri, 05/14/2021 - 11:56

Walmart's MeMD versus Amazon Care: The race to invest in telehealth

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

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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.

CMS: Mental health services decline by double-digits for Medicaid, CHIP beneficiaries last year

FierceHealthIT

CMS: Mental health services decline by double-digits for Medicaid, CHIP beneficiaries last year. rking. Fri, 05/14/2021 - 15:34

3 Important Telehealth Lessons 3HC Learned in the Last Year

Health Recovery Solutions

On Tuesday, May 4th, The Association for Home & Hospice Care of North Carolina (AHHC) held a webinar highlighting 3HC ’s telehealth and RPM program.

Industry Voices—From asthma to COVID-19: Using smartphones to reduce hospitalizations

FierceHealthIT

Industry Voices—From asthma to COVID-19: Using smartphones to reduce hospitalizations. pminemyer. Fri, 05/14/2021 - 12:05

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Health Information Technology Must Enhance Collaboration and Patient Care

Society for Participatory Medicine

The pressures of healthcare payment has forced physicians to move patients through the office as quickly as possible, and that is robbing us of high-value services that we can provide, particularly to educate and engage in shared decision making with our patients. .

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.

Pandemic accelerating employers' interest in voluntary benefits: WTW survey

FierceHealthIT

Pandemic accelerating employers' interest in voluntary benefits: WTW survey. pminemyer. Fri, 05/14/2021 - 13:40

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Weekender 5/14/21

HIStalk Weekender

Weekly News Recap Patient payments platform vendor Cedar announces. Weekender

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CommonSpirit Health accelerates COVID-19 rebound with $539M in operating gains

FierceHealthIT

CommonSpirit Health accelerates COVID-19 rebound with $539M in operating gains. dmuoio. Fri, 05/14/2021 - 16:21

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The Return of Direct-to-Consumer Part 3: Why Go Direct-to-Consumer?

Perficient

In Part 1 and Part 2 of “The Return of Direct-to-Consumer” series I discussed WHAT direct-to-consumer looks like in 2021, how the definition and opportunities have evolved, and what brands are leading and lagging in the DTC world.

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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.

IBM Think 2021 Key Takeaways

Perficient

IBM Think 2021 wrapped up earlier this week. While it was virtual again this year, there was certainly no shortage of valuable information and key takeaways. One of the biggest themes was automation.

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