Tue.Feb 05, 2019

Digitally tracking daily postoperative steps could help gauge patient length of stay

Mobi Health News

The Cedars-Sinai study used Fitbit Charge trackers to monitor 100 patients following a major inpatient surgical procedure

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Trump administration talks tech and transparency

Morning eHealth

EHR safety campaign pressures Congress on gag clauses — New life for Massachusetts telehealth parity

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Patients Want To Wait Less for Doctors, Better Communication Makes That Possible

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Allison Hart, vice president of marketing, West. Americans expect customer service to be fast. Whether they’re at the bank, the airport, their doctor’s office or elsewhere, they don’t like to be kept waiting.

Will artificial intelligence be able to have this conversation?

KevinMD

Transformation of health care is underway: The landscape is filled with innovation, and the horizon is dotted with technological possibilities of “Star Trek” ilk.

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Smartphone urine analysis company Healthy.io lands $18M in Series B funding

Mobi Health News

The company plans to use the money to scale its operations in the US and continue to roll out services in the UK.

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JDRF Open Protocol — Path to Better Future

Insulin Nation

In 2018, JDRF celebrated the first anniversary of its Open Protocol initiative to support the development of automated insulin delivery systems, including artificial pancreas (AP) algorithms, continuous glucose monitors (CGM) and insulin pumps.

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Power BI – Power up your Analytics – Empower your Teams

Perficient

Power Up your Analytics with Power BI . Power BI is a hosted BI solution on the Microsoft cloud. Its biggest appeal is the ecosystem it comes with. Microsoft across its various releases has created a very intuitive product on a robust platform. Its a one stop shop for all analytics needs. Identifying use cases for Power BI. This section will establish the relevance of Power BI. It is an immediate value add to any Organization.

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Aetion's real-world data analytics platform raises $27M, caps off $63M Series B round

Mobi Health News

The new funding will primarily serve to expand the Aetion Evidence Platform

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Need BI? Get Trusted Analytics Advice by Experts, for Experts

Perficient

When it comes to business intelligence, where do the experts go to learn? The answer is Perficient. Since the SIMON app launched, Perficient has been on the road with AllianceBernstein and MicroStrategy sharing how to turn analytics into action.

Instagram boss to meet UK health secretary amid growing concerns over distressing content

Mobi Health News

UK health and social care secretary Matt Hancock previously warned social media firms that "more action is urgently needed" to protect children online

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Health IT Startup: Health Wizz

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Health Wizz is an electronic file cabinet for your health records on your smartphone.

MicroStrategy World: Going Mobile with MicroStrategy

Perficient

Kevin Rosenfeld, Senior Vice President and Head of Business Intelligence at Alliance Bernstein, presented on their journey to mobile with key insights. Goal: find tends within Alliance Bernstein and get them to the right people. This will walk through the AB Simon application.

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HIMSS TV at HIMSS19 will feature innovation leaders, HIPAA sitcom maker, Surescripts CEO and more

Mobi Health News

Complete with an interview desk, roving reporters, and discussions with industry luminaries, innovators and top executives, HIMSS TV will be available livecasted and on-demand

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South Central Legislative/Regulatory Update – January 2019

South Central Telehealth Resource Center

The following attachment is a list of legislative and regulatory updates compiled by the Center for Connected Health Policy (CCHP) for telehealth and telemedicine within the South Central region (Arkansas, Mississippi, and Tennessee).

Teladoc Health's new features take existing clinical workflows virtual

Mobi Health News

The company will showcase Clinical WorkScope and Integrated Diagnostic Testing at HIMSS19

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How to Build a Business Case for Cloud Transformation

Perficient

This is the second in a series of blogs on the subject of Cloud Transformation. As we stated in the first blog entry business is being transformed at the speed of cloud.

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Introducing the New PerfectServe Family

CareWire

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MicrosStrategy World: TAP Air Portugal in Real Time

Perficient

Rui Monteiro presented on how TAP Air Portugal is using MicroStrategy and embedding insight throughout the organization. The final result: the OCC dashboard. TAP is on a growth curve.

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PerfectServe Acquires Lightning Bolt and CareWire, Reinforces Vision of Care Team Collaboration Platform

CareWire

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AMA survey: 28% of physicians say prior authorizations led to serious adverse events

FierceHealthIT

Prior authorizations are hazardous to patients’ health, according to more than one-quarter of physicians.

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Video doctor appointments are the future, but there is a reluctance to change from both patients and clinicians

Lloyd Price

In January, the NHS published a long-term plan in which it promised to redesign services so that, by 2024, up to a third of hospital outpatient consultations would be undertaken by video link. The idea is that this will increase convenience, reduce costs and free up staff time for other tasks.

NIH announces plan to take on sexual harassment in #MeToo era

FierceHealthIT

The National Institutes of Health is renewing its focus on addressing sexual harassment, with Director Francis Collins instructing a working group to propose actions and policies to promote a safe and inclusive culture at NIH-supported labs and research conferences

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MicroStrategy World: Opening Keynote with CEO Michael Saylor

Perficient

MicroStrategy World 2019 opened with CEO Michael Saylor’s “Vision of An Intelligent Enterprise” with the recent release of version 11 of the entire MicroStrategy Platform ranging from analytics to mobile to security, MicroStrategy had a lot to cover. Statistic: 95% of organizations report that mobile technology has improved access to and use of data and analytics in the cloud.

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PBMs launch counterattack following Trump administration’s plan to end drug rebates

FierceHealthIT

Pharmacy benefit managers are hitting back against critics who blame them for rising drug prices, as the system they use to negotiate rebates on drugs hangs in the balance

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MicroStrategy World: 2019 a Breakthrough

Perficient

MicroStrategy 2019 By The Numbers. 1,690 features. over 1,000,000 hours of development. At the Conference. 60 MicroStrategy expert sessions. 18 workshops. 20 partner presentations. 64 customer presentations. The Speed to Decisions. The Most Scalable Platform. This version has response rates 25% to 30% faster. 8 nodes gets you up to 135,000 concurrent users. You will see 30%-40% improvement across the board. Open Platform. Publish dossiers. New apits. ability to white label. embedded apis.

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HIMSS19: Attendees have sights set on interoperability and consumerism

FierceHealthIT

The HIMSS conference serves as a barometer of the current state of the health IT industry, and this year’s event seems strategically focused on themes around interoperability, patient engagement and consumerism

Instagram egg stars in surprise Mental Health advert

Lloyd Price

The egg which beat Kylie Jenner’s record to become the most-liked post on Instagram has “cracked” in a surprise video released to raise awareness of mental health.

Most patients use medical marijuana to treat chronic pain, study finds

FierceHealthIT

Chronic pain is the top reason patients are using medical marijuana, according to a new study. The study, published in Health Affairs, looked at the conditions for which patients enroll in state-approved medical marijuana programs

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EHRs, pop health, predictive analytics, interoperability on Cerners HIMSS19 menu

Healthcare Guys

With HIMSS19 just days away, EHR giant Cerner has a lot on its mind.

Amazon health venture taps former Zocdoc technology chief as new CTO

FierceHealthIT

The new healthcare venture started by Amazon, JPMorgan Chase and Berkshire Hathaway continues to add notable executives to its roster with the addition of Serkan Kutan, the former Zocdoc chief technology officer, as its new CTO

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White Label Trucking App Solution

Healthcare Guys

White label trucking app solution to automate and modernize truck businesses of all types and sizes

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Anthem hit with lawsuit alleging it misled enrollees in Georgia’s ACA exchanges

FierceHealthIT

Georgia patients have filed suit against Anthem, claiming that the insurer misled them about the provider network it would offer through its Affordable Care Act plans

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Trends: Increase in Opioid-related Hospital Stays for Older Patients

BHM Healthcare Solutions

Editor’s Note: For payers and policy-makers it can be a challenge to design effective opioid epidemic measures to control the rapid increase of overdoses as program effectiveness data is being accumulated.

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HIMSS19: Sessions you'll want to check out while you're in Orlando

FierceHealthIT

With hundreds of sessions available, sifting through the HIMSS19 agenda can be a little daunting. Let us help you

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