Thu.May 09, 2019

Meta-analysis: Robopets can reduce loneliness, increase wellness among seniors who engage with them

Mobi Health News

Data from 19 studies suggest emotional benefits for those living in homes, but stress that the simulated pets won't be accepted by every senior

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Five Virtual Reality technology offerings for older adults in 2019

Aging in Place Technology Watch

In 2017, it was clear that virtual reality technology had evolved beyond the point of experiments and was having a number of limited introductions into the world of older adults , including senior living environments ( Rendever ) as well as pain mitigation ( FirstHand ).

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Swedish startup Pilloxa announces collaboration with Novartis division Sandoz Nordics

Mobi Health News

The startup was also recently awarded funding from EIT Health and Vinnova, the Swedish innovation agency

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Rand: Private insurance pays more than twice what Medicare does

FierceHealthIT

The prices paid to U.S. hospitals by private insurers are about 2.4 times higher than the rates Medicare would have paid, according to a new Rand Corp. study.

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.

EHR companies DocuTAP, Practice Velocity merge under name Experity

Mobi Health News

Private equity firm Warburg Pincus merged the two companies, promising to support existing clients.

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LetsGetChecked collects $30M more for at-home health testing

Mobi Health News

The New York City-based company will be scaling its brand, expanding its logistics and continuing work on its core technology

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Trump calls on Congress to take action on surprise billing 

FierceHealthIT

The White House has issued a call to action to push lawmakers to address surprise billing.

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Lilly-funded study shows Livongo diabetes program can save employers $20 to $50 per member per month

Mobi Health News

The retrospective analysis compared more than 2,200 Livongo users with non-users at the same companies

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Study: States lack guidelines for using Medicaid funding for social services

FierceHealthIT

Few policies exist to guide and support states when determining social interventions for health. In fact, the use of Medicaid funds for social interventions is left up to the discretion of the state

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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.

Sydney’s BlueChilli and Enterprise Singapore launch health tech accelerator in Singapore

Mobi Health News

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Majority of healthcare breaches come from inside the organizations: report

FierceHealthIT

Within the healthcare industry, employees, whether nurses, doctor or administrative staff, are granted access to patients' data in order to do their jobs. But an alarming number of employees may be abusing this privileged access or committing errors that lead to data breaches

Lilly-funded study shows Livongo diabetes can save employers $20 to $50 per member per month

Mobi Health News

The retrospective analysis compared more than 2,200 Livongo users with non-users at the same companies

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TytoCare device enables remote patients to send vitals to providers

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: HIMSS19 Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: TytoCare device enables remote patients to send vitals to providers Featured Decision Content

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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.

CMS's Physician Compare website falls short in statistical review

Mobi Health News

Researchers say 99.7% of physicians' profiles lack individual quality data and 77% lack group data

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Dr. Alexa Will See You Now: Can We Trust Digital Assistants With Our Health Data?

Lloyd Price

It’s hard to imagine a field where data is more valuable than in healthcare. Monitoring and interpreting crucial health indices can make the difference between an early diagnosis and a late one—and that, in turn, can be the difference between life and death for some people.

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Closed Loop Medicine nabs £2.1m in pre-Series A funding

Mobi Health News

Longwall Venture Partners, IQ Capital and Martlet participated in the round

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Rare Genomics Institute Brings Hope To Rare Disease Patients

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Romina Ortiz, COO and vice president of patient advocacy, Rare Genomics Institute.

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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!

Pharma companies, PBMs play blame game over drug prices at hearing 

FierceHealthIT

Pharmaceutical companies and pharmacy benefit managers once again pointed the finger at one another in a hearing Thursday on lowering drug prices.

Coffee Talk with Bayer G4A – Driving Change Inside and Out

Digital Health Today

How Bayer G4A is getting stuff done, featuring Eugene Borukhovich and Sophie Park. Welcome to Coffee Talk! In this episode, we speak with two leaders from one of the companies that help make our platform possible, and we’ll learn more about the work they’re doing to move the industry forward.

Is digital transformation a reality in healthcare?

Digital Leaders HealthTech

Digital transformation can sometimes seem like the emperor’s new clothes. It’s the thing that everyone is doing and everyone is interested in yet sometimes hard to define and to quantify. In healthcare this is not that different to any other industry.

Which Multiregional EHR Vendors Fared Well Globally in 2018?

hea!thcare innovation - Clinical IT

Among multiregional electronic health record (EHR) vendors, Epic and Cerner contracts accounted for the most new hospital beds in 2018, according to a new report from KLAS Research. Last year, more than 180 healthcare organizations outside the

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Customer Success is NOT Customer Service. Learn why you need a World-Class Customer Success team behind your SaaS investment.

eVisit

Back In The Day. Not to go back too far, but before we were all buying products and services online, we actually went to stores to find and purchase items.

How To Maintain Business Continuity and Compliance During An Emergency

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Paul Banco, CEO, etherFAX.

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Health plans struggle to meet members' financial expectations: report

FierceHealthIT

There are still some major hurdles standing in the way of patients’ satisfaction with their commercial health plans, according to a recent report by J.D. Power

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Samsung Knox is powering partners' digital health solutions

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: HIMSS19 Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: Samsung Knox is powering partners' digital health solutions Featured Decision Content

The EU has released Guidelines for AI Ethics

Perficient

It’s here. The European Union (EU) has officially declared AI as an important constituent of their economic growth and have put forth rules and guidelines to “trust” the AI system. Does this mean that the EU is trying to instill “human values” into AI? I don’t think so.

FHIR Security & Privacy activities

Healthcare Exchange Standards

This is an update of what is going on in Security and Privacy in, and around, the FHIR specification.

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