Wed.Nov 27, 2019

Hospitals Suffer Decline in Consumer Satisfaction

Health Populi

Health education company Elsevier acquires medical education startup 3D4Medical

Mobi Health News

Following the acquisition 3D4Medical’s digital tools will be rolled into Elsevier’s suite of educational content

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Tech companies use legal shield on opioid liability

Morning eHealth

Another study suggests PDMP effectiveness (sometimes) — Harris proposes HIPAA tweaks

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Patient co-creation is a tall, but worthwhile, order for health innovators

Mobi Health News

At last months' Connected Health Conference, payer, pharma, and patient stakeholders discussed the value — and potential pitfalls — of involving patients in all parts of the innovation process

Stop Creating Disloyal Patients

90 percent of patients feel no obligation to stay with a healthcare system that doesn’t offer digital tools. What can you do in the face of such a sobering statistic? Patient-facing telehealth options that allow patients to get virtually instantaneous care privately, securely, and from anywhere can keep your patients from seeking care from the easiest, nearest, and cheapest provider.

Healthcare Companies Struggle With Implementing Digital Transformation

Healthcare IT Today

New research has found that healthcare organizations around the world have big plans for digital transformation but often stumble when it comes to implementing this process.

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Building chatbots that speak the patient's 'language'

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: Patient Engagement Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: Building chatbots that speak the patient's 'language' Featured Decision Content: Region Tag: Global Edition

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Elsevier and Tencent partner to expedite the dissemination of global health info in China

Mobi Health News

Both companies have been leveraging on digital platforms to broaden the reach and access to health information tools

Elsevier Acquires 3D4Medical, Creator of World-leading 3D Anatomy Technology

Healthcare IT Today

Elsevier, a global information analytics business specializing in science and health, and part of RELX, has acquired 3D4Medical, the global anatomy education company headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.

Healthy.io’s home-based UTI test kit to become available in Day Lewis pharmacies in the UK

Mobi Health News

The product will be available for purchase in over 280 of the chain's pharmacies in the UK

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Forrester Names Leader in Virtual Health Care Solutions

Forrester Research identified and evaluated the top players in digital health. Read the report to see who stood out—and who needs to catch up.

Major Misconceptions About Machine Learning In Healthcare

Healthcare IT Today

Over the past few years, as some standout use cases began to emerge, enthusiasm for AI has grown among health leaders, to the point where you’ll hear little but positive thoughts about AI’s potential benefits.

Consumer satisfaction lower for hospitals, higher for payers

Mobi Health News

Outpatient care settings are garnering more satisfaction than other providers, but overall satisfaction is down

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2019: Healthcare IT gains new ground

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

2019: Year in Review It's been an eventful year for health IT. Of course, that's been the case every year over the past decade since the first meaningful use checks were mailed out, kickstarting the digital healthcare age as we know it.

Seniors that exercise frequently, don't have chronic conditions more likely to stick to wearable tracking

Mobi Health News

Researchers also found that a higher percentage of women and people with higher education levels reported using their wearables for more than six months

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Building Your Digital Health Ecosystem

With the fragmentation of the pharmacy industry, digitized provider networks can offer a much-needed solution to connectivity, data sharing, collaboration and interoperability between physicians, patients and pharmacies.

Sentara Hospitals to pay $2.2M HIPAA settlement for undisclosed data breaches

FierceHealthIT

Sentara Healthcare is paying a $2.175 million settlement for potential security and privacy violations. Sentara, which operates 12 hospitals in Virginia and North Carolina, also agreed to take corrections actions as part of its settlement with the U.S.

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Emergent technologies are allowing consumers greater control and access to care

Mobi Health News

The shift happening in healthcare is similar to trends in personal wealth management, with beneficiaries assuming greater control

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Physician depression linked to medical errors, new study finds

FierceHealthIT

Physicians who have symptoms of depression are at a greater risk of making medical errors, according to a new study.

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Amazon launches new Alexa feature that reminds customers when to take meds

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

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Telemedicine: Real-Time Trauma and Clinical Care with Global Reach

Today, connecting the patient to the right specialist is largely dependent on the patient’s ability to travel to the physician’s location. The ability to use technology to monitor patients in real-time, share information about their condition and provide treatment remotely, will improve the quality of care and save lives for patients everywhere.

Introducing LeanIX Smart Xplore: Better Productivity and User Experience from LeanIX

LeanIX

Coverage of LeanIX's EA Connect Days continues today with a follow-up on our company’s second major product announcements: LeanIX Smart Xplore

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Use the International Day of Disabled Persons to Assess Public Accessibility & More

HealthStream

The International Day of Disabled Persons shows how much work needs to be done, both here and around the world, to ensure that everyone has access to, and inclusion within, public structures and activities

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Partners Healthcare announces rebrand along with 5-year strategic plan

FierceHealthIT

Partners Healthcare—which is Massachusett's largest health system—will be now known as Mass General Brigham. Officials said they were seeking to more closely align the system with the brands of its "world-renowned academic medical centers

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Perficient Team Cooks a Meal for a Good Cause

Perficient

A group of our Chicago-based colleagues recently volunteered at La Casa Norte , an organization that offers housing resources and opportunities to youth and families who are at-risk or experiencing homelessness throughout Chicago.

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Community Health Centers: Increase Growth through Care Management + Telehealth

Understand the Growth Potential for Community Health Centers through this Easy-To-Use Care Management Guide. This guide covers Billing, Claims Processing and Payment for CCM, BHI and More!

Kentucky snubs Anthem, Passport Health Plan in new Medicaid contract awards

FierceHealthIT

Kentucky awarded new five-year Medicaid managed care contracts to Aetna, Humana, Molina, UnitedHealthcare and WellCare to start next July

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Perficient Team Holds First Annual Diwali Celebration

Perficient

On October 25, colleagues from our global headquarters gathered to celebrate Diwali, the Festival of Lights. The event included traditional Indian cuisine, games, music, and more! Our colleagues had a great time learning about some of our peers’ culture and joining in on the fun.

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Health tech funding snapshot—Sony joins $42M round in endoscopy AI company; Wellframe raises $20M

FierceHealthIT

A Japanese startup focused on using artificial intelligence to help with early detection of gastrointestinal cancers scored $42.9 million in Series B funding. A company that wants to disrupt the $80 billion blood-testing market scored $27.1 million, and more funding news

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7 Tips To Save On Prescription Costs

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. There’s no getting around it: prescription drugs are expensive. In fact, if you have a lousy insurance policy, you could end up paying thousands of dollars out-of-pocket just to get your hands on the medications that you need. Are you in this position? Wondering how to soften the blow? There are a few different ways to […].

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Legal group charges Tennessee block grant proposal vague, asks CMS to punt back to state

FierceHealthIT

Tennessee’s waiver proposal to convert its Medicaid program into a block grant is vague and short on specifics, according to an advocacy group that has successfully fought the Trump administration on its efforts to revamp Medicaid

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Mentoring: The Vital 20% in Individual Learning and Change

Perficient

On December 16, 1675, scientists of the Royal Society gathered to hear Isaac Newton’s new latest theory on the properties of light.

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Consumers increasingly embrace tools to comparison shop for healthcare: survey 

FierceHealthIT

Consumers are increasingly interested in using tools to price shop for care, particularly in countries where they face high out-of-pocket costs, a new global survey shows.

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CMS.gov - Untitled Article

CMS.gov

As we enter into the final week of Medicare Open Enrollment, CMS is pleased to report that enrollment is brisk and we’re already seeing the positive impact of the new Medicare Plan Finder