Mon.May 20, 2019

Smartphone algorithm combined with paper funnel can detect ear infection

Mobi Health News

Researchers at the University of Washington have created a new app that was able to detect fluid in the middle ear in pediatric patients.


UPMC launches new telemedicine company focused on infectious disease

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

UPMC has launched a new company, Infectious Disease Connect, that seeks to boost ID services using telehealth technology – helping providers improve outcomes and lower costs by reducing transfers and treating patients in their own communities. WHY IT MATTERS.

Wearable technology can detect biomarkers linked to fertility windows

Mobi Health News

A study published in JMIR found that a fertility wearable was able to use skin temperature, heart rate, and respiratory rate to help determine a woman's fertility window.


FDA warns against using sketchy diabetes devices

Morning eHealth

Amazon venture Haven loses its #2 leader — Industry group begs ONC and CMS to take time with rules


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.

Co-op launches health app, Nori Health raises pre-seed funding, and more news briefs

Mobi Health News

Also: New competition exploring the use of AI and machine learning in the NHS opens today; Irish Life launches app with dacadoo for its clients; Elvie founder would consider moving "if it is looking like Brexit will have a negative impact


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MyHeritage expands into health-focused DNA testing

Mobi Health News

The Israel-based company is offering 11 genetic risk tests, three polygenic risk tests and 15 carrier status reports


5 Tips To Make Your Online Presence Pop as a Therapist


Marketing Tips for Mental Health Professionals . This post has been guest-authored by Zencare as part of our guest post series. Learn more about Zencare at the bottom of this post. For many therapists launching a new private practice, online marketing isn’t exactly top of mind.

FDA warns consumers, providers of unvetted glucose management devices, systems

Mobi Health News

Using devices and systems that have not been authorized by the regulatory agency comes with a risk


When it comes to longevity, social factors play a bigger role than healthcare: study


Although healthcare plays a role, behavioral and social factors have significantly more influence on life longevity of people in the U.S., according to a new study


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.

AMA launches online education portal, researchers explore personalized radio for dementia patients and more digital health news briefs

Mobi Health News

Also: Apple patent on Apple Watch strap sensors; Drone medical delivery service raises $190 million

HIStalk Interviews Erine Gray, CEO, Aunt Bertha

HIStalk Interviews

Erine Gray, MPA is founder and CEO of Aunt Bertha of Austin, TX. Tell me about yourself and the company. Aunt Bertha focuses on the easiest way to connect people to health and human services programs through a simple interface. I experienced the need for this personally. My mom is permanently disabled. I have been her guardian for the last 17 years. Throughout this journey, I would find out about social programs after the fact. It was confusing to navigate.

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Today’s Healthcare Innovations, Invested Capital Will Drive 5 Key Trends in 2020

hea!thcare innovation - Clinical IT

In the changing healthcare landscape, several key trends are emerging that offer a glimpse into healthcare’s future

Miraki Innovation Slates $175M to Push MedTech Companies Through Pipeline

MedTech Boston

Christopher Velis, founder of Cambridge-based Miraki Innovation and co-founder of Auris Health, last week announced $175 million in funding. The post Miraki Innovation Slates $175M to Push MedTech Companies Through Pipeline appeared first on MedTech Boston.

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!

How b.well is enabling more effective care coordination

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: HIMSS19 Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: How b.well is enabling more effective care coordination Featured Decision Content


Co-op to trial 'Amazon Locker-style' prescriptions service

Lloyd Price

The Co-operative Group is to trial what it says is the first click-and-collect ‘Amazon-style’ locker service for medicine prescriptions in the UK.

CHIME urges CMS, ONC to give providers 3 years to comply with interoperability rules


Industry group CHIME is urging federal healthcare policy officials to go slow with dual interoperability and information blocking rules by first publishing interim final rules rather than final rules.

Optimizing System Infrastructure Is Healthcare Data’s Most Urgent Issue

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. In a drive for standardization, the proposed U.S.

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.

One-minute survey tool can help providers prioritize patients' social needs


A one-minute survey in an emergency department waiting room or in general admittance can offer big insight into what social services are being offered already and what are the person’s unmet needs


Will Connected Medical Platforms Cure Healthcare?

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By David Niewolny, director of healthcare market, Real-Time Innovations, Inc.

Drug diversion is a big challenge for healthcare. A new database is aimed at figuring out just how big


As scrutiny from the Drug Enforcement Agency and other regulators has grown in recent years amid the opioid crisis, a renewed focus has been placed on finding solutions to curb another big problem: theft and abuse by providers


EHR Supplier Base In EMEA Remains Highly Fragmented; Cerner Gains Ground

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. The EMEA market for electronic health record (EHR) IT is estimated to have been worth $3.7B

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Private insurance accounted for 42% of drug spend in 2017: KFF


Total expenses for prescription drugs are significantly larger for private insurance companies than for Medicaid or Medicare Part D

Healthy Nevada Project Expands to Las Vegas

hea!thcare innovation - Clinical IT

Population health study combining genetic, clinical, environmental and social data is partnering with University Medical Center of Southern Nevada


Hard #FHIR Safety Problem: Synchronization

Health Intersections

It’s a common thing for implementers to want to do with FHIR: connect to a FHIR server, and make a local copy of the information provided by the server, and then check back occasionally with the server for updates – that is, new resources, or changes to existing resources. (In In fact, it might be argued that this is the thing that FHIR is for, based on actual usage). This simple sounding intention turns out to be very difficult to get right, for all sorts of really important reasons.


Sometimes a Healthcare Employee Leaves Due to Something about the Job Itself


Many people leave healthcare jobs because they dislike something about the position. Doing a better job with job previews and setting expectations is important during the hiring process


How 3 Perficient Colleagues Took Their Careers to New Heights


Opportunities to grow as a professional come from all corners at Perficient. Here, we spotlight three colleagues who have taken charge of their careers and risen to new levels of success.


Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s a beer box!


At the last HL7 Working Group Meeting my good friend Brian Postlethwaite shared with us a video on how he made a plane out of a beer carton ! This is so quintessentially Australian (and New Zealand), that I just had to share… (Can’t wait to see what he does for an encore


Understanding the United States Dialysis Crisis

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. In the United States, there are approximately 40 million patients with kidney disease; 450, 000 of these patients are on dialysis.


Six Reasons Clients Love Salesforce Community Cloud [INFOGRAPHIC]


While there are way more than six reasons to love Salesforce Community Cloud, here are the top six reasons that keep coming up again and again with our customers.