Thu.Sep 05, 2019

How Whirlpool’s #CareCounts Campaign Bolsters a Key Social Determinant of Health

Health Populi

Did you know that September is Attendance Awareness month ? Me, neither. But reading one of last Sunday’s national newspapers, I noticed a full-page ad that read, “Whirlpool is helping keep kids in schools with washers and dryers.”

Singapore is the third most sleep deprived after Japan and India, Fitbit’s data indicates

Mobi Health News

The company has collected more than 10.5 billion nights of sleep data over the years, which helped them to provide insights on Singaporean users

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Walmart’s Growing Footprint in Healthcare and Public Health, from Guns to Mental Health and Gardens

Health Populi

Over the past couple of weeks, Walmart is demonstrating its growing commitment to and leadership in healthcare and public health.

Verily, iRhythm ink deal to create a-fib screening, diagnosis tools

Mobi Health News

The pair will be targeting patients with asymptomatic or silent atrial fibrillation.

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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.

CPT changes in 2020 include new codes to allow doctors to bill for digital health

FierceHealthIT

The American Medical Association released updates to its Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes for 2020, including new codes to keep doctors up-to-date with new technology

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Volume of EHR Related Medical Malpractice Claims Keeps Rising

Healthcare IT Today

A new study has concluded that as EHR use has become ubiquitous, the number of medical malpractice claims in which EHRs contributed to injuries is continuing to rise.

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OptimizeRx expands digital messaging platform with acquisition of RMDY Health

Mobi Health News

This is the company's second platform-focused expansion within the last year

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CMS gets new powers to go after Medicare, Medicaid fraudsters

FierceHealthIT

CMS issued a final rule that gives the agency new powers to combat Medicare, Medicaid and CHIP waste and fraud

RocketBody's ECG fitness app for Apple Watch raises $1M

Mobi Health News

The software combines ECG readings with artificial intelligence to deliver personalized workout guidance

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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.

Dartmouth study questions overuse of NICUs for babies of normal birth weight

FierceHealthIT

Nearly half of all newborns admitted to U.S. neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) are of normal birth weight, and a new study out of Dartmouth University possibly links this increase to the robust expansion of NICUs over the last two decades

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BrightInsight's medical IoT ecosystem raises $25M Series A

Mobi Health News

The round was co-led by New Leaf Venture Partners and Eclipse Ventures

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Effective Job Search Strategies to Consider

Healthcare IT Today

Before you begin a job search, you need to think through the question, “What’s your strategy as an executive job seeker?” There’s no right or wrong answer to the question, and sometimes it takes trial and error to truly figure out what the most effective strategy is for you.

How much is AI really moving the needle on health?

Digital Leaders HealthTech

When it comes to health and wellness, most people have a similar goal: we want to live a healthier, longer , and happier life. Thanks to antibiotics, vaccines, medical imaging, and other technological breakthroughs, we’ve already made major strides.

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!

Kentucky hospitals sue drugmakers, distributors and retailers for opioid epidemic costs

FierceHealthIT

A group of 23 Kentucky hospitals is suing major drugmakers, distributors and retailers for their role in the opioid crisis a few days after a group of Texas hospitals unveiled a similar suit

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Healthcare Without Walls: Serving people where they are

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: Patient Engagement Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: Healthcare Without Walls: Serving people where they are Featured Decision Content: Region Tag: Global Edition

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Mayo Clinic, Cerner grow U.K. presence with new central London clinic in partnership with Oxford

FierceHealthIT

Mayo Clinic will open a new state-of-the-art health clinic in central London, its first facility in the U.K., in partnership with Oxford University Clinic. It's the first test in a partnership connecting two major names in medical research

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A Primer on EA Connect Days 2019: Europe's Best Enterprise Architecture Conference

LeanIX

Just as LeanIX itself was designed to accommodate the unmet needs of those seeking Business Capabilities-focused IT architectures, the annual EA Connect Days was initiated in 2014 to showcase their previously overlooked insights.

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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.

Cigna launches new benefits solution aimed at making gene therapy more affordable

FierceHealthIT

Cigna is launching a new solution as part of its health services business aimed at mitigating the high cost of emerging gene therapy treatments.

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Network Management

Telebehavioral Health Institute

$418,000 Fine Issued for Poor Network Management Virtua Medical Group (VMG), based in New Jersey, compromised the PHI of 1,650 individuals as the result of a misconfigured server. A vendor of Virtua updated software on a website that stored documents. … Read more.

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Livongo reports 156% revenue growth in Q2, but stock falls as earnings miss Wall Street estimates

FierceHealthIT

Livongo Health saw its revenue surge 156% year over year to $40.9 million in the second quarter of 2019, beating Wall Street estimates of $39.74 million. But the company also reported a second-quarter loss wider than analysts' expectations

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Health Recovery Solutions Closes a $10 Million Growth Investment Led by Edison Partners

Health Recovery Solutions

Health Recovery Solutions (HRS), a technology company that provides remote patient monitoring for leading health systems, today announced closing $10 million in growth financing led by Edison Partners.

Industry Voices—5 steps to better patient engagement and no more no-shows

FierceHealthIT

Healthcare providers who need to connect with patients have more competition than ever in grabbing their attention. These five steps can help boost patient engagement

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New Study Highlights Locum Tenens Growing As A Healthcare Business Strategy

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. LocumTenens.com announced the results of its study, Locum Tenens Engagements: Strategies, Usage and General Attitudes.

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Chutes & Ladders—Memorial Hermann, Cedars-Sinai announce leadership moves

FierceHealthIT

Memorial Hermann brings on chief experience officer; Cedars-Sinai names founding chairwoman of its new Smidt Heart Institute Department of Cardiology; Ohio State University names CEO of cancer center

Survey: Patients Search and Evaluate Providers, and Share Their Healthcare Experiences Online

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Binary Fountain released the findings of its 2019 “Healthcare Consumer Insight & Digital Engagement” survey.

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Industry Voices—The patent environment around IoT and blockchain is complex. Here's what medical device companies need to know

FierceHealthIT

The patent environment related to the internet of things and blockchain is already complicated and in a state of expansion. Medical device companies entering this scene with products and solutions need to have a coherent patent strategy in place

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AMA Releases 2020 CPT Code Set: Updates To Medicine’s Common Language Reflect Tech-Enabled Patient Services

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited.

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Science is Interesting: The Human Brain Project

Perficient

Have you heard about the Human Brain Project? It is one of the largest funded projects to build a super computer that will replicate the molecular architecture of the human brain.

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Immunoprotein Diagnostic Testing Market to Reach $27,290 Million, Globally, by 2023

Healthcare Guys

Immunoprotein Diagnostic Testing Market to Reach $27,290 Million, Globally, by 2023.

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Managing Coexistence and Interoperability in Microsoft Teams

Perficient

One of the biggest concerns when switching from Skype for Business to Teams revolves around the ability for the two products to work together. However, what is often overlooked is what will be required to meet these expectations.