Fri.Nov 15, 2019

Art As Medicine – WHO Weaves the Evidence for Arts’ Role in Improving Health

Health Populi

“What’s the evidence on the role of the arts in improving health and well-being?” ” asks a report from the World Health Organization ‘s Europe region team (WHO-Europe).

Apple pulls 181 vaping-related apps from App Store

Mobi Health News

Following a number of vaping-related deaths and injuries nationwide, the company removed the apps.


HIPAA revamp talks gain momentum on the Hill

Morning eHealth

What we don't know about Apple Watches — Surprise! EHRs are worse than microwaves

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Lack of transportation leaves millions in need of substance abuse treatment on the sidelines

Mobi Health News

However, new technologies can help providers and plans better coordinate access to care


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.


Society for Participatory Medicine

My painting teacher, Wes Sherman , calls himself a conservator. He shares paintings, pictures, and tidbits of art history with special attention to artists that inspire him. I learned so much from a year of tidbits shared on Instagram. .


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HIEs Must Shift From Health Data Sharing To Curating And Analyzing Data

Healthcare IT Today

After years of evolving and struggling to find a solid business model, HIEs have finally found a reasonably secure place in the healthcare system.

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App Store pulls 181 vaping-related apps

Mobi Health News

Following a number of vaping-related deaths and injuries nationwide, the company removed the apps.


Product Review: Chip Monk Cookies – Low Carb, Keto & Gluten-Free!

Insulin Nation

Can you tell that I loved these cookies? Too often, “low-carb” cookie products are full of junk ingredients and they taste like a diet gone wrong. Bleh. . I’m happy to report that these cookies — from Chip Monk Baking ( website ) — are delicious!


Apple Store pulls 181 vaping-related apps

Mobi Health News

Following a number of vaping-related deaths and injuries nationwide, the company removed the apps.


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.

Humorous or Scary? – Fun Friday

Healthcare IT Today

It’s Friday heading into the weekend, so we generally try to end the week with a little humor. Although, I have to admit that this week’s cartoons are a little more scary and sad for me than humorous. Although, they definitely hit some humorous points.

Google's data privacy scrutiny continues, new Peloton machine rumors and more digital health news briefs

Mobi Health News

Also: Researchers use smart speakers and white noise to monitor infant respiration; ActiGraph integrates with Signant Health

Apervita Secures $22 Million Investment to Fuel Future Growth

Healthcare IT Today

Apervita, the leading platform for value-based collaboration in healthcare, today announced that it secured $22 million in incremental investment to further accelerate its growth.

CMS releases proposed and final rules to make hospitals and insurers post prices, cost-sharing information


The Trump administration released a final rule to require hospitals to publish payer-negotiated prices and a proposal to mandate insurers post online real-time cost-sharing information.


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.

Stakeholder Buy-In For Your Technology Deployment


The passage of the Healthcare Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH) of 2009 was a Congressional mandate requiring healthcare providers to adopt electronic medical records (EMR) technology. $27

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Three Guidelines for Communication with a Patient’s Loved Ones


Delivering great care and achieving better outcomes requires the ability of healthcare professionals to communicate successfully and meaningfully with a patient’s family and other loved ones. Here are some guidelines for improved family communication


Hospitals get ready to fight CMS in court again, this time over transparency


Hospitals are already getting ready to sue over the Trump administration's transparency rule just a few hours after its release


Extending Legacy Systems To The Cloud For Secure Communications

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Paul Banco, CEO, etherFAX. Today, the average cost of a healthcare data breach is $429 per record.


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.

Industry Voices—We need to fight fraud the right way


It is time to fight fraud and waste the right way: by reducing burdens on providers, streamlining the oversight process and finally putting patients over paperwork


Weekender 11/15/19

HIStalk Weekender

Weekly News Recap HHS OCR will review the HIPAA. Weekender


New York Medical Clinics head convicted in nearly $100M kickback, money laundering scheme


Aleksandr Pikus, 44, of Brooklyn, was found guilty of one count of conspiracy to commit money laundering, two counts of money laundering, one count of conspiracy to receive and pay healthcare kickbacks and one count of conspiracy to defraud the U.S. by obstructing the IRS


New York hospital IT worker accused of stealing co-workers' passwords, information


The former health IT employee at a New York hospital was charged with compromising dozens of coworkers email accounts and stealing their confidential information, the Department of Justice announced on Friday.

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!