Fri.Oct 18, 2019

Most People Want Technology to Play a Bigger Role in Their Health Care, ResMed Finds

Health Populi

Americans face high costs and hassle factors in health care.

DEA on track to meet special registration deadline

Morning eHealth

Telehealth lactation study finds promise for rural mothers — AdvaMed's new Center for Digital Health

UK-based health tech firm Healx secures $56m in Series B financing

Mobi Health News

The investment will be used to build a clinical-stage portfolio for rare diseases, including treatments for Fragile X syndrome

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4 Reasons Why Your EMR Is Not Enough To Deliver Virtual Care

eVisit

Chances are your organization recognizes the value of telemedicine and already has a solution in place, or is contemplating integrating telemedicine soon.

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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.

'Mindlessness is the new mindfulness': Lessons from brain science on how to change behaviors

Mobi Health News

Kyra Bobinet, CEO of EngagedIN, and Judson Brewer, director of research and innovation at Brown's Mindfulness Center, shared insights and strategies for re-imagining habit forming and behavior change at CHC 2019

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Digital's potential in clinical trials, medical adherence

Mobi Health News

This week at the Connected Health Conference in Boston, Bob Coughlin, executive director of the Mass Biotech Council and Dr. Joe Kvedar, VP of Connected Health at Partners, talked the future of digital in life sciences.

HealthBeacon focuses on a specialized need

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: Telehealth Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: HealthBeacon focuses on a specialized need Featured Decision Content: Region Tag: Global Edition

E-Prescribing of Controlled Substances Still Underused

Healthcare IT Today

In theory, electronic prescribing of controlled substances should be in wide use these days, as there’s never been more pressure of doctors to be very aware of and document carefully such prescriptions. However, a new blog item from ONC notes that this is not exactly how things stand.

Healthcare System: The Importance of Private Home Help In Today’s World

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. The way we live has changed beyond all expectations in the last few decades. Thanks to amazing developments in modern medicine, people are living longer.

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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.

Survey Shows Growing Level of Interest in Healthcare AI

Healthcare IT Today

A new survey has found a big year-to-year jump in the number of healthcare executives saying they’d implemented an AI strategy, with administrative solutions getting more attention than clinical AI options.

AristaMD Launches Wound Care Image App To Support eConsults

Electronic Health Reporter

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Ochsner Health System teaming up with Color on population health pilot

FierceHealthIT

Louisiana-based Ochsner Health System is partnering with Color to launch a population health pilot program to integrate genetic information into preventive care

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Weekender 10/18/19

HIStalk Weekender

Weekly News Recap Microsoft and Nuance announce plans to work. Weekender

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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.

Humana files suit against generic drug makers, alleges price fixing

FierceHealthIT

Humana filed suit Friday against more than a dozen generic drugmakers, including Teva Pharmaceutical, alleging the companies engaged in price fixing

Graphium Health Launches FieldMed — First Ever Mobile, Patient-Focused Software for Community Health Programs

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. In response to the rapid rise of community-based healthcare programs around the country, Graphium Health is leveraging its history in developing intelligent software for healthcare professionals to launch FieldMed, a dedicated community health software platform.

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Centene, WellCare get OK from 5 states for $17B merger

FierceHealthIT

Centene and WellCare announced that another five states have approved the pending merger of the two insurers, bringing the total number of states that have greenlit the deal to 24

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Can Nurse Care Team Assistants Prevent Burnout Before It Gets Out of Control?

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Kyle Cooksey, president, CareThrough. Unfortunately, nurse burnout has reached epidemic proportions. That’s not to illicit hopelessness, rather it’s a call to action. Nurses comprise of the largest healthcare workforce in the United States. According to The American Nurses Association, by 2022 there will be more registered nurse jobs available than any other profession in […].

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.

Cerner expands its reach in federal health market with acquisition of IT consulting firm AbleVets

FierceHealthIT

Health IT company Cerner announced a definitive agreement to acquire IT consulting and engineering firm AbleVets as a wholly owned subsidiary. With the acquisition of AbleVets, the EHR company is ramping up its technical expertise in developing and implementing IT solutions in the federal space

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5 Gadgets That Contribute To Medical Technology

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. The emergence of different cutting-edge medical devices is a positive sign that the medical technology landscape is in excellent state. For many years, medical technology is there to solve health problems and improve our daily lives. So, it’s great to hear that the advancements in technology today promise us much better health and wellness. Now, […].

Google hires former Obama healthcare official Karen DeSalvo as chief health officer

FierceHealthIT

Karen DeSalvo, M.D., served as one of the highest healthcare and health IT policy leaders during the Obama administration, and now she is headed to tech giant Google. The company hired DeSalvo as its first chief health officer, as first reported by CNBC

The Road to Modernization: From EBS to Oracle ERP Cloud [Webinar]

Perficient

Save the date for date for this terrific customer story next week featuring Midcoast Energy, LLC. The company had antiquated and complex business processes that could not scale to meet its needs.

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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!

23andMe competitor claims direct-to-consumer cancer risk screening produces 'false negatives'

FierceHealthIT

Millions of people have taken a direct-to-consumer (DTC) genetic health test to identify their risk of developing cancer or other diseases. Researchers say a new study indicates that reports from limited DTC genetic tests can provide consumers with a false sense of security

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Perficient’s Amazon Connect Team – Mike Nolan

Perficient

As a member of the Amazon Web Services Partner Network, Perficient combines cloud expertise with the power of AWS to enable quick access to innovative technologies. This allows our clients to spend more time on their core business competencies and less time worrying about the technology behind it.

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Nominations open for FierceHealthcare's Fierce 15 awards

FierceHealthIT

Nominations are open for our 2020 FierceHealthcare Fierce 15 awards, where we honor a distinguished collection of companies across the U.S. that are trying to change the world by changing the healthcare industry. Submit your nominations here

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Medicare Advantage benefits are changing quickly. Here's how plans are ensuring beneficiaries know the options

FierceHealthIT

Medicare Advantage open enrollment kicked off last week, and as beneficiaries settle on plans, insurers are taking new approaches to marketing a slate of supplemental benefit options.