Mon.Nov 16, 2020

Orexo launches alcohol use disorder DTx through Accenture’s INTIENT platform

Mobi Health News

The INTIENT Patient platform supports vorvida’s virtual cognitive behavioral therapy services by providing secure data storage and artificial intelligence-enabled analytics

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UCHealth builds a successful virtual urgent care clinic with Epic and Vidyo

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

UCHealth is a nonprofit health system with 12 hospitals and numerous physicians across Colorado, southern Wyoming and western Nebraska. THE PROBLEM.

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Medtronic buys French AI-enabled spinal surgery company Medicrea

Mobi Health News

Medicrea's tools are designed to help surgeons with planning operations and to create personalized implants.

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Premier, 34 systems partner with global medical manufacturer to create domestic gown maker

FierceHealthIT

Premier, 34 systems partner with global medical manufacturer to create domestic gown maker. rking. Mon, 11/16/2020 - 10:06

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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.

Device that trains people to stop touching face launches to reduce COVID-19 transmission

Mobi Health News

The ‘Nudge’ device uses behavioural science and artificial intelligence to train people to stop touching their face

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AllianceRx Walgreens Prime's new feature lets cancer patients digitally request medication refills

Mobi Health News

Patients can digitally request a refill and answer questions about their condition, adherence and side effects

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Feds Demand Additional Compliance Efforts from eClinicalWorks (eCW)

Healthcare IT Today

Back in mid-2017, EHR maker eClinicalWorks agreed to pay $155 million to settle a whistleblower lawsuit accusing it of a broad list of violations.

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AHIP: Price gouging gets worse for out-of-network COVID-19 tests

FierceHealthIT

AHIP: Price gouging gets worse for out-of-network COVID-19 tests. rking. Mon, 11/16/2020 - 15:16

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Raffles Medical Group launches first app-based COVID-19 testing booking service in Singapore

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Raffles Medical Group (RMG), a large integrated private healthcare provider in Asia with facilities in Singapore, China, Japan, Vietnam and Cambodia, last week announced the first seamless app-based booking, payment and receipt of COVID-19 polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests in Singapore.

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.

Appeals court sides with hospitals in latest challenge of DSH payment calculations

FierceHealthIT

Appeals court sides with hospitals in latest challenge of DSH payment calculations. treed. Mon, 11/16/2020 - 06:23

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AliveCor Closes $65 Million Financing to Accelerate Growth of Its Remote Cardiology Platform For Consumers, Employers, and Providers

Healthcare IT Today

AliveCor, the leader in AI-based personal ECG technology and provider of enterprise cardiology solutions, today announced their $65 million series E financing led by existing investors OMRON, Khosla Ventures, WP Global Partners, Qualcomm Ventures and Bold Capital Partners.

3 priorities on employers' healthcare wishlist for the Biden administration

FierceHealthIT

3 priorities on employers' healthcare wishlist for the Biden administration. pminemyer. Mon, 11/16/2020 - 11:58

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Insights from Recent Health IT Virtual Events – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 49

Healthcare IT Today

For the 49th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re talking about a number of virtual events we’ve attended and some of the insights coming out of those events. One of the advantages of virtual health IT conferences is that we can easily attend all of them.

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.

Providence posts $214M loss during first nine months of 2020 due to COVID-19 impact

FierceHealthIT

Providence posts $214M loss during first nine months of 2020 due to COVID-19 impact. rking. Mon, 11/16/2020 - 12:24

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State of Healthcare Intranets

Geonetric

Internal communications took center stage this year. Connecting with your care team became a top priority – one that likely won’t go away any time soon. For many organizations, this gave them a chance to evaluate and improve their intranets and other digital employee communication tools.

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HHS calls on FDA to speed up reviews of lab-developed COVID-19 tests after backlog

FierceHealthIT

HHS calls on FDA to speed up reviews of lab-developed COVID-19 tests after backlog. rking. Mon, 11/16/2020 - 13:08

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Unintended Impact of Focused Dementia Care Surveys

HealthStream

Under the National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care, providers will continue to see focused dementia care surveys that pay special attention to usage of antipsychotic medication therapies

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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.

Person-First Safe Living in a Pandemic #1

Society for Participatory Medicine

What could go wrong? All of us, from lay people to professionals – you, me and our communities – were totally unprepared for this novel virus with global and household impacts.

Use ancestry or ZIP code—not race—when considering a patient's risk factors, AMA says

FierceHealthIT

Use ancestry or ZIP code—not race—when considering a patient's risk factors, AMA says. treed. Mon, 11/16/2020 - 20:50

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Perficient Inspires Kindness with Make a December Difference

Perficient

Looking back on 2020, a year unlike any other in recent history, there is no denying how the effects have touched each of us.

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Is that drug company speaking fee legit? HHS watchdog raises red flag over arrangements with docs

FierceHealthIT

Is that drug company speaking fee legit? HHS watchdog raises red flag over arrangements with docs. treed. Mon, 11/16/2020 - 16:19

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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.

AI Forecasting just added to IBM Planning Analytics (TM1)

Perficient

IBM Planning Analytics Workspace Release 2.0.58 What’s new. IBM has released Planning Analytics AI forecasting. This has been a long-awaited feature, as Cognos Analytics has including several aspects of Artificial Intelligence for some time.

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FTC sues to halt Methodist Le Bonheur's bid to buy two Tenet Memphis hospitals

FierceHealthIT

FTC sues to halt Methodist Le Bonheur's bid to buy two Tenet Memphis hospitals. rking. Mon, 11/16/2020 - 17:03

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Modernizing and Humanizing Debt Collection Under the CFPB’s New Final Rule

Perficient

On October 30, 2020, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a final rule that “focuses on debt collection communications and gives consumers more control over how often and through what means debt collectors can communicate with them regarding their debts.”.

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