Thu.Jun 13, 2019

Experts share tips on turning datasets into useful machine learning algorithms

Mobi Health News

To take full advantage of AI, organizations need the right team, clear metrics and goals, and the right expectations about real-world accuracy

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3rd Party Security Breaches Are Surging. You Can Transform Your Risk Management Program.

Phoenix Health Systems

Security breaches caused by healthcare providers’ business associates (BAs) are surging. Several major incidents in 2018, some of which have just been reported in the last month, have compromised over 20 million patients’ privacy. So it’s not coincidental that a group of major hospitals and hospital systems have come together in a formal concerted effort to provide better vendor risk management standards to the industry.

Seeking support for your innovation? Target quick wins to prove value

Mobi Health News

Internal projects yielding clear value can sway top-level decision makers, healthcare analytics experts speaking at today's HIMSS Media Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for Healthcare conference said

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NVNA and Hospice expands telehealth pilot, cuts readmission rates

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

A pilot program from Massachusetts-based home health and hospice provider NVNA and Hospice offering telehealth and remote patient monitoring has led to a 40 percent drop in hospital readmissions among their palliative care patients. WHAT HAPPENED.

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.

Modern Fertility's mail-order test, app platform collects $15M

Mobi Health News

The Forerunner Ventures-led investment brings Modern Fertility's total backing to $22 million

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'Telegenomics' startup Genome Medical raises $23M Series B

Mobi Health News

The company's platform helps patients navigate care following testing, while also offering virtual expert consultations to doctors

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ASPPB Joins TBHI Practice Over State Lines Online Training

Telebehavioral Health Institute

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Bringing Health Care to School Children

Health Recovery Solutions

Telehealth programs are traditionally used to bring care to older patient populations who, for various reasons, have difficulty making frequent trips to the doctor. As the field grows, telehealth is becoming a viable care option for all age groups.

House Votes to Remove Federal Ban on National Patient ID

hea!thcare innovation - Clinical IT

On Wednesday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill that would end the current federal ban on the funding of a national patient identification strategy, in an action that was hailed by leaders at CHIME

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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.

Ohio medical practice hacked, pays $75,000 in ransom, news report says

FierceHealthIT

An Ohio medical practice was allegedly hacked earlier this week and told to pay $75,000 in ransom money to unlock its computer system

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Summer Advice from 3 Experienced Caregivers

Christina's Considerations

This guest post comes from Scott, Kristen and Patrick offer their experienced advice on some ways that people can step up to help the caregivers in your life rest, recharge, and maybe even relax. They are part of the Embracing. Healthy Children and Families The Patient Experience

House votes to lift ban on federal funding for unique patient identifier

FierceHealthIT

Efforts to establish a unique patient identifier in U.S. healthcare—long advocated by many health IT leaders—moved a step closer to reality Wednesday when the U.S. House of Representatives voted in favor of lifting a ban on using federal funding to create patient identifiers

Why Is Software Not Enough to Ensure Data Collection In the OR?

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest blog post by Shlomo Matityaho, CEO of LogiTag Systems.

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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.

Democrats introduce bill to make birth control available over-the-counter

FierceHealthIT

Congressional Democrats introduced legislation in both chambers on Thursday to require insurance to cover any birth control pills approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and to make it available over-the-counter without a prescription.

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Blood glucose-dependent insulin delivery to simplify treatment

Insulin Nation

We corresponded with Jingqiang Wang and Professor Zhen Gu of UCLA Engineering about their research on glucose-responsive insulin analogs ( ref ). The goal of their research is a simple-to-administer system that delivers insulin in a blood glucose-dependent manner.

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Only 18% of nonprofits offer group health insurance: report

FierceHealthIT

Small nonprofits historically have barriers to employee healthcare, and only 18% of nonprofits have a group health insurance policy

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XDS sha-1 is still okay

Healthcare Exchange Standards

I get the following question about every other month. Here is the version I just responded to: In this project I encountered a requirement to use SHA-256. Apparently this was in reaction to the SHA-1 collision vulnerability ( [link] ) from late 2017. IHE XDS requires the hash to be SHA-1.

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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.

Trump administration finalizes plan to expand HRAs 

FierceHealthIT

The Trump administration has finalized a plan that would expand employers’ ability to offer health reimbursement arrangements to employees.

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Palliative Care Vs. Hospice Care—How They Differ

HealthStream

Palliative care and hospice care are often mentioned together, which can lead to confusion about what each one entails. Lack of knowledge, especially about palliative care, may hamper the many benefits of these services for those who most need them

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Payer groups form coalition to push surprise billing reforms

FierceHealthIT

Two of the biggest insurance industry groups have teamed up to advocate for policies related to surprise billing.

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Do We Need Wearables? Ask My Mom.

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a story about love, wearables and daytime TV. Recently, I got a call that blew my mind. My technophobic mom, who doesn’t even know how to send an email, was pitching me on buying a Fitbit.

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!

Variation in physician EHR documentation can put patient safety at risk: study

FierceHealthIT

This variation—which leads to physicians searching different places in the chart for information or documenting the same information multiple times—is impeding safe and effective use of EHRs, according to a study published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine

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Cyber Attacks In Medical Facilities

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Cyber terrorists have made the way into hospitals, and they are targeting ultrasound machines specifically.

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Doctors to lawmakers: Burden of medical school debt could have consequences for practices, primary care

FierceHealthIT

Physicians headed to Capitol Hill this week to tell the House Small Business Committee about the burden massive student debt has put on them individually and on the industry at large

Cochrane Launches Network of U.S. Institutions to Promote Evidence-Based Healthcare

hea!thcare innovation - Clinical IT

Among 11 new affiliates are Mayo Clinic Evidence-based Practice Center, Penn Medicine Center for Evidence-based Practice

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Doctors jump into political fray with advocacy group to protect Medicare, ACA

FierceHealthIT

A group of more than 50 doctors from 14 states are launching a national effort and hope to mobilize other physicians and engage voters in a political advocacy campaign aimed at protecting Medicare and affordable healthcare

Things to Consider in a Cloud Readiness Assessment

Perficient

This is the next installment in a series of blogs on the subject of cloud transformation. It has been amazing to see how many clients have jumped straight from cloud mandate to cloud implementation.

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Orchestrating Healthcare At Scale To Enable Population Health Management

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Dr. Chris Hobson, chief medical officer, Orion Health.

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Synzi Partners with Imperial Home Health

Synzi

The post Synzi Partners with Imperial Home Health appeared first on Synzi. Media Coverage

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