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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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.

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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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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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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Cognitive Agents to Improve User Experience

Perficient

In a world where over 2.5 quintillion bytes of data is created each day , having a tool to help deliver information to users efficiently is important. Cognitive agents are a tool that can improve user experience for both advisors and customers alike. This self-service technology is capable of understanding human language to provide accurate information and quickly direct users to the next optimal step.

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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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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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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.

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

Mobi Health News

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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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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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Industry Voices—How AI technology can improve patient care outcomes

FierceHealthIT

Using artificial intelligence, we can now analyze massive quantities of data to inform clinical decision-making at the point of care.

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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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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.

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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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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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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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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How Can AI Be Used For Clinical Trials?

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The continuous innovation of technology is changing the way companies operate across different sectors. In particular, big data and artificial intelligence (AI) are expected to have the most significant impact. In this post, we’ll discuss how big data and AI can be used to support clinical trials in a variety of ways. How does big data change clinical trials? Big data can enable pharmaceutical companies to find the best solutions for quick and straightforward clinical trials.

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

Automating Financial Reporting with Oracle Analytics Cloud

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A new ERP system presented a financial reporting challenge for one of the top specialty contractors in the U.S. – the means to assemble financial data from multiple systems (Penta ERP, ADP, and other custom-built applications) and easily distribute that information to various business unit leaders. The current solution required manual intervention and was very limiting. Our customer needed to consolidate and automate expenses of all types to support future growth.

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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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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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.

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

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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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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