Fri.Jun 07, 2019

Intent, Insiders/Outsiders and Insights — Disney Institute’s Women’s Leadership Summit

Health Populi

There are many forms of magic inspired by Disney, the company. There’s the obvious attraction, the Magic Kingdom, that was Walt’s original destination vision, “imagineered” in 1932. Then there are other kinds of magic.

Senseonics scores coveted non-adjunctive labeling claim for Eversense CGM

Mobi Health News

The FDA approval closes a gap with competitors Dexcom and Abbott, as well as setting the company up for entry into the Medicare market

Disrupting Nurse Call

Medical Connectivity

Nurse call is changing. After decades of slow incremental change, the pace of change is quickening. These changes impact provider organizations and manufacturers as nurse call is integrated with adjacent market point of care solutions and new technologies.

Google Cloud exec talks timing, regulation challenges, as well as, opportunities for its move into health

Mobi Health News

Joseph J. Corkery, director, Product Management, Healthcare & Life Sciences at Google Cloud discussed Google's moves into healthcare during the Enterprise Insights Series Event (in partnership with Google Cloud and Rock Health) earlier this week.

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.

Having Access To Medical Records Is Useless For Most Patients

Healthcare IT Today

I knew up front that it would be ugly. After two years of treatment, a chronically-ill patient like me generates a lot of records, and I had every reason to expect that they would be disorganized and dense.

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Third medical testing company impacted by AMCA breach as Congress seeks answers


Medical testing and medication firm Opko Health is now the third company to be impacted by a security breach at a third-party billing collections firm, bringing the total number of patients' data potentially exposed by the breach to over 20 million


Making Strides in Prenatal Healthcare with Telehealth

Health Recovery Solutions

Reducing maternal morbidity and mortality rates has become a central objective of the United Nations (UN) as demonstrated through their millennium goals. The development of new technologies, like telehealth, is critical to the improvement of maternal and fetal health around the globe.

Industry Voices—How a Senate bill could actually lower healthcare costs


The Lower Health Care Costs Act of 2019 is expected to be marked up by the end of June, and the Senate's goal is to consider the legislation later this summer. Here'a a look at what the measure could do


Epic’s Danish question

Morning eHealth

National patient identifier amendment returns — Reg cycle churns


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.

Report: 88% of hospital executives feel vulnerable to competitors like Amazon, CVS


In an industry filled with competitors such as Optum, CVS Health and Amazon, health organizations are not living up to the online convenience-centered world of other consumer verticals


5 Reasons Your Healthcare Site Isn’t Ranking In Search


Your site has a technical issue preventing the page from ranking I’m surprised how often I review a hospital’s site only to uncover technical issues that are preventing search engines from indexing the pages. The most typical issue I run across is the “meta noindex tag.”


Most new Medicare beneficiaries opt for fee-for-service over MA: study 


Though more baby boomers are aging into Medicare, relatively few are choosing Medicare Advantage plans as their entry point to the program, a new study shows.

Sounds Like a Some Healthcare Tech Conversations – Fun Friday

Healthcare IT Today

As we head into the weekend, it’s time for another entry in our Fun Friday series. Before I add any commentary, check out the cartoon embedded below. — Riva (@rivatez) April 28, 2019 Have you ever had any conversations like this?

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!

Report: Women like to work in healthcare, but barriers to advancement remain


Healthcare is a good industry for women to work in, but barriers remain for those seeking to reach the C-suite—especially for women of color, according to a new study.


10 Ways Telemedicine Supports Behavioral Health


Nearly one in five U.S. adults live with a mental illness – but only 42 percent of them receive behavioral health services. Cost, social stigma, inability to access care and other factors can all play a role in the ongoing crisis that is untreated mental illness.

In our health system, who “owns” patients?

Lloyd Price

When talking with patients – particularly those with multiple, complicated medical issues – it often doesn’t take very long to hear about their increasingly suboptimal and sometimes harrowing interactions with our health care system.

ChartSpan Raises $15 Million Series A Round led by BIP Capital

Healthcare IT Today

ChartSpan, the largest healthcare managed service provider for chronic care management programs in the U.S., announced today that it has raised a Series A funding round of $15 million led by BIP Capital.

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.

Study dives into patients' views on the social determinants of health and what that means for payers, providers


Individuals who are living with chronic or acute conditions have a much different view of social determinants of health compared with researchers and the media, according to the Anthem Public Policy Institute


Innovation Insights: One-on-One with James Musick, Head of Neurology Patient Technology at UCB Biopharma

Digital Health Today

Recently I had the opportunity to attend the Digital Health for Pharma conference, held across the street from UPenn’s beautiful campus in Philadelphia. I was able to catch up with James Musick, PhD, a leader in pharma whose focus is on digital health.

The Essentials for an Effective Onboarding Program for New Nurses


Assessing and developing nurses for the ability to think critically has never been more important. This article and excerpt focus on education focused on critical thinking and its interplay with learning and assessment technology

Updates to the LeanIX Enterprise Architecture Management Tool


The 2019 LeanIX US EA Connect Day is over. Though a single-day event, we counted 60+ global attendees who joined eight varieties of sessions on using data-driven Enterprise Architecture to conduct digital business strategies.


Horizon Healthcare Using Near-Real-Time Analytics to Identify High-Risk Members for Targeted Interventions

Healthcare Informatics

Partner Aetion’s platform uses predictive modeling, machine learning


Industry Voices—The value of registries goes beyond quality. Cost savings is one potential benefit


Registries can have a broader value beyond quality improvement, from cost savings to improved standing in payer negotiations. Unlocking the full potential of registries requires a facility, or systemwide, strategy. In other words, a strategic enterprise approach.


Weekender 6/7/19

HIStalk Weekender

Weekly News Recap. A breach of American Medical Collection Agency exposes the information of 19 million of patients of national lab companies LabCorp and Quest Diagnostics. The six former National Coordinators express their support for the proposed interoperability rules of ONC/CMS.

Direct Routing March 2019 (Part 5 of 5)


Welcome back to the final blog in our Direct Routing series! Last time we discussed how to leverage multiple SBC’s in your environment as well as how to configure your SBC to support Direct Routing.