Mon.Oct 12, 2020

The Coronavirus Pandemic Turbocharged Digital Health Investment in 2020

Health Populi

2020 will be remembered for disruption and dislocation on many fronts; among the major blips in the year will be it remembered as the largest funding year for digital health recorded, according to Rock Health’s report on the 3Q2020 digital health funding.

Commissioner Hahn: FDA hiring more data experts to help healthcare 'unleash the power of data'

Mobi Health News

More expertise will be necessary if the regulator is to keep up with the constant evolution of real-world evidence, privacy and other data-driven challenges, Dr. Hahn said


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Judy Faulkner talks lessons learned from Epic's COVID-19 response

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Epic CEO Judy Faulkner on Monday offered her perspective on how the company has responded to the COVID-19 crisis – and described some of the lessons learned along the way.

Walgreens is prepared to transform to meet the needs of the modern customer

Mobi Health News

The pharmacy is looking to provide better healthcare by becoming more digitally integrated and offering primary care in-store

Frontline Call Center Partners with VBurchett Consulting to Improve Patients Experiences

Frontline Call Center and VBurchett Consulting are joining forces in modern patient care with a new patient engagement center that utilizes telemedicine.

Florida Blue first health plan to sign on for integrated Teladoc-Livongo platform


Florida Blue first health plan to sign on for integrated Teladoc-Livongo platform. hlandi. Mon, 10/12/2020 - 17:29


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3 Days to Implement Epic for Thousands of New Hospital Beds

Healthcare IT Today

This week, the relatively new HLTH conference is hosting HLTH VRTL (I guess they have something against vowels). No surprise that the HLTH conference has gone virtual like pretty much all the other health IT conferences.

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Comcast, Independence Health Group's joint venture launches senior-focused monitoring tool

Mobi Health News

The new tool is expected to help seniors access emergency assistance and include ambient sensors.


A Look at COVID-19’s Impact on Medical Practices with MGMA’s CEO

Healthcare IT Today

While we all know what a crazy year it’s been for medical practices, when we sat down with Halee Fischer-Wright, MD, MMM, FAAP, FACMPE, President and CEO of Medical Group Management Association (MGMA), we learned some of the numbers and details around how much medical practices have been impacted by the pandemic and the impact […].

Comcast's Quil Health launches in-home sensor technology for aging seniors


Comcast's Quil Health launches in-home sensor technology for aging seniors. hlandi. Mon, 10/12/2020 - 16:17


The Top 5 Challenges You’ll Face When Scaling Telehealth Services Nationally

If you’re thinking about expanding your telehealth services to more states, whether it’s five or 50, we’ve outlined the top five obstacles you’ll need to plan for, to ensure you’re delivering an exceptional brand and clinical experience.

Lark Health Raises $55 Million Series C to Bring A.I.-Driven Chronic Conditions Care to More People

Healthcare IT Today

Lark Health today announced it has closed a $55 million Series C funding round led by King River Capital, as well as a $15 million venture debt credit facility with Trinity Capital and Bridge Bank.

KFF analysis reaffirms payers' strong financial performance amid COVID-19


KFF analysis reaffirms payers' strong financial performance amid COVID-19. pminemyer. Mon, 10/12/2020 - 11:51


Overcoming the Challenges of Fragmented Care


The United States healthcare system has grown increasingly fragmented. Those afflicted by chronic conditions may attend unnecessary appointments, receive confusing and contradictory advice from their doctors, struggle to get to the doctor’s office, and despair at exorbitant out-of-pocket expenses


Accelerate Your EA Journey With LeanIX Certifications


A great way to tell if a tool is worth the investment is to check and see if it provides a way, or even multiple ways, to learn how to use the platform.


Primary Care Is Dead. Long Live Primary Care!

The primary care system is failing patients and providers. Capacity shortages have led to long wait times and physician burnout. To fix the system, we must find innovative ways to boost capacity and meet patient-consumers’ shifting expectations.

Coffee Talk: How Digital Health Startups Respond and Thrive in a Global Pandemic

Digital Health Today

How Almirall's Digital Garden is helping startups move from crisis to opportunity. Imagine this: You’re the founder of a digital health startup. You’ve been carefully selected and invited to participate in a brand new accelerator in Barcelona.

How COVID-19 forced Humana's Broussard to rethink his leadership style


How COVID-19 forced Humana's Broussard to rethink his leadership style. pminemyer. Mon, 10/12/2020 - 14:03

HIStalk Interviews Harjinder Sandhu, CEO, Saykara

HIStalk Interviews

Harjinder Sandhu, PhD is founder and CEO of Saykara of. Interviews


Virtual visits have declined, but the emails haven’t

Henry Kotula

[link]. While telemedicine visits have decreased sharply since their early pandemic peak, we’re hearing from providers across the country that patient demand for email communication has persisted. . Many patients have missed meaningful in-person interactions with their doctors.

Big Idea: Primary Care Automation

Healthcare automation that gives primary care providers more time with their patients—and less on screens—can improve care for patients, increase satisfaction for providers, and deliver positive bottom-line results for system leaders. Download this guide to learn how to optimize automation and keep the patient-provider relationship at the heart of the healthcare experience.

Providence rolls Bluetree, Lumedic into new technology and services company


Providence rolls Bluetree, Lumedic into new technology and services company. hlandi. Mon, 10/12/2020 - 14:41


Perficient and DTE Energy Bring Home Two More Wins for Interactive Virtual Home


Prepare yourself for this incredible news! We are excited to announce our W3 Gold Winner Award and Gold Winner MUSE Creative Award for DTE Interactive Virtual Home. This microsite educates consumers on how to save energy for their homes on a completely new level.


Why You Need to Make a Plan for Your 2020 Holiday Shopping Season – Here’s Why #250


The COVID-19 pandemic has changed consumer behaviors in numerous ways. As the 2020 holiday season is fast approaching, we surveyed over 150 marketing executives to find out what they think is likely to happen this holiday season and how they’re preparing for it. In this episode of the?award-winning?Here’s

Signal 2020: Thoughts and Takeaways


It’s the week after Signal 2020, Twilio’s annual developer conference. I wanted to recap some key announcements and impressions from various sessions and product news.


Virtual Front Door or Brick Wall? Care Pathways in Healthcare

Are you offering your patients a virtual front door or a brick wall? Today, 85% of healthcare visits start online. If your patients don’t have a way to access care virtually, you’re losing them to Dr. Google. Clear care pathways that start online ensure your patients get the best care they need while staying loyal to you.

Introducing Our Partnership with Kyriba


We are excited to announce our partnership with Kyriba and dedicated practice to provide our Oracle clients with a robust cloud-based treasury management solution.


Episerver and Alternate Text for Images in the TinyMCE Rich Text Editor


Last week I received a nasty bug report regarding Accessibility and Episerver. Within Rich Text areas in Episerver, the file name is injected by default for alternate text. This hurts your accessibility score and is a detrimental impact to visually impaired users.


Set up Sitecore SOLR Collections using Search Stax


This article explains steps needed to set up SOLR Cloud collections for your sitecore environment using Search Stax. Assuming you already have SOLR Cloud Manager Environment set in SearchStax, follow below steps to set up SOLR Cloud environment. Upload Solr configurations.


[Webinar Recording] Change Management Empowered the Adoption of Microsoft Teams for 15,000 Employees



Convenience Care Is Here, and It's Eating Your Lunch

Patients want high-quality care that is accessible and affordable. If they can’t get it from you, direct-to-consumer healthcare services make it easy for them to get it somewhere else. Give them the ability to consume your services just like they consume everything else in their lives: on their phones or computers, quickly, and where it’s convenient for them.

Set up Sitecore Solr Collections Using SearchStax


This article explains the steps needed to set up Solr Cloud collections for your Sitecore environment using SearchStax. Assuming you already have Solr Cloud Manager Environment set in SearchStax, follow the below steps to set up the Solr Cloud environment. Upload Solr Configurations.