Mon.Feb 19, 2024

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Apple’s Vision Pro rebooting medical diagnosis

KevinMD

An excerpt from Apple Vision Healthcare Pioneers: A Community for Professionals & Patients. In health care technology, diagnostics, and disease detection have undergone significant advancements, notably with the introduction of Apple Vision Pro. Developed by Apple Inc., this cutting-edge technology promises to transform the early detection and diagnosis of diseases, marrying the clinical understanding of Read more… Apple’s Vision Pro rebooting medical diagnosis originally appeared in K

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Tailor fit digital health tech to the elderly's needs: study

Mobi Health News

Based on latest survey in South Korea, there is a difference in the use of mobile health apps and devices between frail and healthy seniors.

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As Food-As-Medicine Gains Momentum, Watch for Dietitians and Pharmacists to Sit at The FaM Table – And A Lesson from George Washington Carver

Health Populi

The food industry, both retail food chains and food suppliers, has found health and nutrition are having a positive impact on their businesses both for margins and for missions, we learn in the latest annual survey on Food Industry Contributions to Health & Well-being, 2024 , from FMI. Most retail food channels operate pharmacies, three in five operate clinics in stores, and 2 in 5 of the clinics are health system-owned and operated.

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Maven Clinic expands partnership with AT&T to give employees fertility, family benefits

Mobi Health News

AT&T employees can access providers across more than 35 specialties, receive support from a care advocate, and access guidance around IVF, surrogacy, and more.

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HIPAA Compliance: Can Your Organization Avoid Costly Government Penalties and Fines?

Colington Consulting was established in 2013 and helps organizations achieve HIPAA compliance and ensures clients stay current with the latest enforcement trends. We provide a full range of HIPAA compliance services and consulting. What separates us from our competitors is our knowledge of HIPAA compliance regulations and their application to each of our client’s particular scenarios and requirements.

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Biofourmis announces major agreements with top pharmaceutical companies

Digital Health Global

Biofourmis , a global digital health and clinical trial solutions leader, announces four key partnerships with top pharmaceutical firms. The newly established partnerships focus primarily on oncology therapies, significantly broadening Biofourmis’ already diverse therapeutic portfolio, which includes cardiovascular, pain, women’s health, and immunology.

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Groundbreaking study shows Embr Wave® significantly improves sleep quality

Digital Health Global

Embr Labs, Inc., the creators of Embr Wave®, the pioneering temperature wearable, unveiled pivotal findings from a recent sleep study. The results demonstrate a substantial enhancement in various aspects of sleep quality among participants who wore the Embr Wave. These improvements encompassed reduced sleepiness perception, enhanced sleep quality, decreased nocturnal resting heart rate, heightened sleep efficiency, and improved morning cognitive function.

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RPM strategies for moving from discharge to hospital-at-home care

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

By 2030, all Baby Boomers will be over 65 – all as alternative care models emerge. McKinsey estimates $265 billion worth of care services for Medicare patients could shift from traditional facilities to the home by 2025. Instead of thinking of patients as "discharged" once they leave the hospital, which implies care is finished, many healthcare professionals believe it's time to treat home as a fundamental care setting that needs to be well integrated into the care continuum.

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ViVE 2024 Preview – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 134

Healthcare IT Today

ViVE 2024 is rapidly approaching! The conference will be held in Los Angeles on February 25 – 28 this year, so for the 134th episode of the Healthcare IT Today Podcast we are sharing our thoughts, predictions, and tips. First, we share what we are looking forward to the most at ViVE 2024. Then we debate who we think will be the most talked about company/organization.

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CIO Spotlight: Dr. Michael Ross of Northern Light Health

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Ross' HIMSS24 session, "Tightly Integrating Telehealth for Better Access: Lessons From Northern Light," is scheduled for Tuesday, March 12, 10:30-11:30 a.m. in Room W204A. Learn more and register.

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The Secret to Supercharging Your Organizations Communications

Effective collaboration among all care team members is critical to delivering better patient outcomes. A key element to achieving effective collaboration is through the implementation of a clinical communication and collaboration platform. In a fast-paced, high-stress and critical environment, people tend to do whatever gets the job done. Therefore will scramble and use the systems, people, or processes around them to get an outcome more quickly - which can often be at the expense of quality.

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Serving Patients and Communities Through Comprehensive Care Solutions: OSF HealthCare, Pointcore, Inc. and GE HealthCare Enter Strategic Care Alliance

Digital Health Global

10-year collaboration aims to expand the reach of innovative technology and digital solutions to more than one million patients. CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–GE HealthCare (Nasdaq: GEHC) today announced a collaboration with OSF HealthCare, an integrated health system caring for patients throughout Illinois and Michigan, and Pointcore, Inc., a healthcare management and non-clinical shared services company, to help increase clinical and operational efficiencies, standardize care delivery mo

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Ambient Voice Transcriptions Endorsed in a Study by The Permanente Medical Group

Healthcare IT Today

A new study by The Permanente Medical Group (part of Kaiser Permanente) offers confidence that ambient voice transcriptions can save time and improve the patient experience by generating clinical notes about patient visits. This article summarizes the key findings in that study. What We’re Looking For in Ambient Voice Transcription Ambient voice transcription has been covered extensively on this web site in articles and video interviews.

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iPLATO and Healthera launch Click and Collect on myGP app

DigitalHealth

iPLATO, in partnership with Healthera’s national pharmacy network, has announced its latest addition to the myGP app, Click-and-Collect prescriptions.

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Austin-Based Vital Interaction Closes $15M Series A Funding Round to Revamp Patient Communication with Hyper-Personalization

Healthcare IT Today

Vital Interaction , a healthcare technology company that combines healthcare data, business intelligence, and workflow automation, today announced the closing of $15 million in Series A funding led by Austin-based Next Coast Ventures. Vital Interaction uses key practice and patient data to ensure patients follow through on prescribed care plans, recalling and reactivating both new and existing patients to encourage follow-up appointments and reduce patient churn.

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Ambiq’s neuralSPOT HeartKit™ enables Real-Time Heart Monitoring AI Applications

Ambiq®, a leading developer of ultra-low-power semiconductor solutions that deliver a multifold increase in energy efficiency, introduces HeartKit, its latest addition to neuralSPOT. This optimized AI model enables running various real-time heart monitoring applications to help users and their healthcare providers quickly identify any irregular events to take necessary actions.

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Lenus Health rolls out heart failure diagnostic at Blackpool CDC

DigitalHealth

Lenus Health, a supplier of predictive AI solutions, will roll out its heart failure diagnostic tool at Fleetwood Community Diagnostics Centre.

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Investigating age-related COVID-19 digital health literacy and sense of coherence among adolescents and young adults in schools across Northern Ghana

BMC Digital Health

The empirical link between digital health literacy (DHL) and sense of coherence (SoC) has been extensively discussed in the literature. Yet, there seems to be limited evidence regarding the roles of age and de.

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Docobo remote tech used at Medical University of Vienna

DigitalHealth

Medical University of Vienna is using Docobo remote monitoring technology for its cancer patients to improve standards of care.

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Iris’s Dr. Cardenas Shares How Telehealth Creates Flexibility for Work and Travel

Iris Telehealth

Iris clinicians are at the heart of what makes our organization such a special place to work. That’s why we’re turning the spotlight on the amazing work they’re doing every day. This month, we’re sitting down to talk with Dr. Alonso Cárdenas. Q. How did you find Iris and decide you wanted to be an Iris provider? A. I found Iris through LinkedIn. I needed to stay in San Diego, and I love that Iris gives me the flexibility to work from home.

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The 2023 Behavioral Health Industry Report

This report explores current issues in the behavioral health industry in 2023. Topics covered include quantitative statistics describing the overall increase in behavioral health issues, the impact of psychologist and staff burnout, how HIPAA compliance is once again at the top of our minds & much more!

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Digital Health Coffee Time Briefing ? 

DigitalHealth

Today's briefing includes Barking, Havering and Redbridge reporting positive results from its frailty virtual ward and Aglio announcing new investment.

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Optimum Healthcare IT is headed out West for ViVE 2024

Optimum Healthcare IT

The Optimum Healthcare IT team is headed out West to Los Angeles for the upcoming ViVE 2024 conference! While we won’t have a booth, many of our thought Optimum Healthcare IT is a leading healthcare IT staffing & consulting firm that provides world-class services supporting our client’s needs.

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TORTUS secures $4.2m to give every clinician a personal AI assistant

DigitalHealth

Tortus is planning to give every clinician an AI assistant. It has recently raised funds for expansion and is embarking on a trial with Great Ormond Street.

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Netskope & LeanIX Offer Insight On Your SaaS Portfolio

LeanIX

LeanIX has partnered with Netskope to integrate CASB capabilities into the LeanIX platform. Vijay Mandeep explains the value of this new integration for SaaS discovery and cyber security.

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Patient Engagement & Cultural Competence Training Roadmap: A Guide to Reducing Staff Burnout

Speaker: Dr. Mauvareen Beverley, Patient Engagement and Cultural Competence Specialist

If you’re a healthcare provider, chances are you have experienced symptoms of burnout yourself or have colleagues who are currently facing extreme career dissatisfaction. One of the many ways to partially alleviate burnout is active patient engagement. By engaging with patients to understand their needs and preferences, healthcare providers can develop treatments tailored to the individual patient.

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Top 10 Remote Patient Monitoring Trends Shaping Healthcare in 2024

DrKumo Remote Patient Monitoring

The healthcare landscape is undergoing a transformative shift, with remote patient monitoring (RPM) emerging as a key driver of change. By leveraging technology to track health data outside of traditional hospital settings, RPM is revolutionizing how we deliver care, manage chronic conditions, and empower patients. As we move through 2024, several exciting trends are poised to shape the future of RPM, impacting both patients and healthcare providers alike. 1.

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IHE IT-Infrastructure Winter 2024

Healthcare Exchange Standards

IHE just completed our winter quarter face-to-face meeting, held in Oak Brook IL at the RSNA headquarters. We primarily focused on two IHE-Profiles, and a set of other tasks. The update to PDQm and DSUBm will soon be formally published for Trial-Implementation. PDQm 3.0.0 - adding support for $match operation. DSUBm 1.0.0 - subscription to document sharing.

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