Fri.Apr 12, 2019

European researchers, pharma players team up on gait detecting sensor

Mobi Health News

The European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations and researchers across Europe teamed up on a €50 million project to develop a wearable sensor of clinical trials.

HIPAA Audit Provides Lessons On Risk and Implementation

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Carol Amick, manager of healthcare services, CompliancePoint.

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What's New with the False Claims Act and Healthcare Compliance?

HealthStream

Cybersecurity follows closely behind the False Claims Act as a focus for healthcare compliance

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8 consumer-friendly digital tools to support behavioral health

Mobi Health News

From virtual therapy to mindfulness and meditation aids, there’s little shortage of digital tools catching investors’ eyes and breaking into the crowded behavioral health market.

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Struggling with Salesforce Adoption? Here’s Why

Perficient

Organizational Change Management (OCM) has a profound impact on the probability of staying on schedule and on budget, resulting in a higher benefit realization as well as greater ROI.

To address health disparities, Cityblock closes $65M Series B round

Mobi Health News

Cityblock, spinout of Alphabet subsidiary Sidewalk Labs, plans to use the money to grow its team and grow its reach.

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To balance population health and personalized care, Philips innovation lead prescribes an ecosystem approach

Mobi Health News

How patient-facing digital health can learn from the failures of EHRs

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The Key To Technology Adoption In Independent Medical Practices May Be Their Billing Companies

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Aaron Perreira, director of integrated marketing, Kareo. A nationwide survey conducted by Kareo reveals an interesting fact for everyone involved in healthcare technology.

Newcastle Surgical Training Centre employs Palo Alto, California-based Osso VR's technology

Mobi Health News

The Commission on the Future of Surgery, set up by the Royal College of Surgeons, previously said VR would become a "standardised aspect of surgical training" in the future

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Achieving Customer Success with Oracle ERP and SCM Cloud

Perficient

Is the business transformation aspect of a move to the cloud just hype? No, but even though the benefits are very real, Oracle estimates only 7% of Oracle ERP customers have started their cloud migration.

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HITAC recap

Morning eHealth

New algorithmic bias bill — Pregnancy tracking app sparks new privacy concerns

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Kubernetes and AWS EKS Service: The Basics

Perficient

First, what is Kubernetes? In simple words, it is an open source tool for managing high-scale containerized environments, deployments, auto scaling, etc. It was originally created by Google engineers to manage their billions of application containers and auto-deployment processes.

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Mercer report: Nearly half of employers favor eliminating drug rebates

FierceHealthIT

In a recent Mercer survey, 42% of respondents were in favor of eliminating rebates for both the public and private sector

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How healthcare consumerism is empowering patients

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Consumerization of Healthcare. In April, we'll look at the consumerization of healthcare from a variety of angles, including how to treat patients as customers.

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AMA teams up with biotech incubator to connect physicians with startups

FierceHealthIT

The American Medical Association is teaming up with Sling Health to give startup entrepreneurs access to physicians' perspectives on where technology can be applied to fix real-world clinical problems

Appian Talks Podcast: Appian and Bits In Glass, Working Together to Improve Patient Outcomes

Appian

In 2019, numerous technology trends are emerging in the healthcare space—many focused on ways to improve patient outcomes.

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Pennsylvania AG, UPMC take spat to state’s highest court

FierceHealthIT

Pennsylvania’s attorney general is taking the legal fight to extend the consent decree between UPMC and Highmark to the state’s highest court. Meanwhile, the health system giant continues to contend he has no legal authority to push for a deal.

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Behavioral Health Data Breach

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Behavioral Health Vendor Data Breach Affects 67,000 A behavioral health practice based out of Springfield, Missouri has notified 67,493 patients of a data breach involving their medical data. The breach occurred in August of 2018–however, what makes this behavioral health … Read more.

Grassley demands HHS outline cybersecurity policies to address "critical deficiencies"

FierceHealthIT

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley wants the know what HHS is doing to address what the Office of Inspector General called "critical vulnerabilities" in the department's cybersecurity controls and detection

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Study: CDS Software Could Decrease High-Cost Imaging Tests

hea!thcare innovation - Clinical IT

A new study from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) suggests that clinical decision support software designed to help doctors make better decisions could decrease certain diagnostic imaging tests, such as CT scans and MRIs, by about 6

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Sutter Health agrees to pay $30M to settle accusations of inflated MA 'risk scores'

FierceHealthIT

Sacramento-based Sutter Health agreed to pay $30 million to settle allegations of overpayments to its Medicare Advantage Plans. The Department of Justice said several Sutter affiliates — including Sutter East Bay Medical Foundation and Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation — submitted inaccurate information about the health status of Medicare Advantage beneficiaries that resulted in the overpayments

Weekender 4/12/19

HIStalk Weekender

Weekly News Recap. Cityblock Health raises $65 million just three months after announcing a Series A round of $21 million. Partners HealthCare (MA) will equip its clinicians and researchers with the tools necessary to develop their own AI algorithms.

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Study: Primary care accounts for a fraction of overall Medicare spend 

FierceHealthIT

Despite an industry focus on the benefits of primary care, spending on such services makes up just a fraction of Medicare spending, according to a new study.