Fri.Nov 08, 2019

How VR, AR could support astronauts' mental health in space

Mobi Health News

NASA stakeholders discuss the potential for technologies supporting astronauts' mental health and cognitive functioning during a mission.

Big Tech: Google To Create Self-Aware Rooms Which Track Patients And Update Providers

Healthcare IT Today

Over the last couple of years, Google has offered intriguing glimpses at what it plans to do in the healthcare space, but has made few concrete product announcements.

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Researchers tap precision, personalized medicine for astronauts' health

Mobi Health News

Insights into personalized genomics can help prevent diseases in outer space.


NIH unveils data sharing strategy

Morning eHealth

Abortion roundup — Texas health agency slapped with HIPAA penalty


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.

Applied VR, NCI ink deal to explore immersive technologies, anxiety; Welltok Alignment Healthcare partner and other digital health deals

Mobi Health News

Also Sandit's barcode scanning SDK will integrate with Epic's Rover app.

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Eight Sleep looks to expand smart bed business with $40M investment

Mobi Health News

Founders Fund led the round, which will help the sleep tracking company expand its team and support R&D


Closed-Loop System Shows Promise for Improving Diabetes Outcomes

Insulin Nation

A new study looking at the efficacy of closed-loop pump systems was recently published in The New England Journal of Medicine.

School-based telehealth program reduces ED visits by pediatric asthma patients

Mobi Health News

There's a potentially large impact school-based telehealth programs can have on children with chronic illnesses

Cybersecurity in Healthcare: A Case of Not Following The Leader

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Chris Usatenko, freelance writer, EveryCloud. Only a few industries require resilient cybersecurity measures like healthcare. Yet, healthcare has a colossal cybersecurity problem. Data breaches continue to plague patients’ private medical records, in spite of their life-threatening conditions, spending large amounts of money, and entrusting financial information.


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.

CMS: Part B premiums, deductibles to rise in 2020


Premiums and deductibles for Medicare Part B are set to increase in 2020, the Trump administration announced Friday

Onboard Clinicians—and Provide High-Quality Care—Faster, With a Low-Code Platform


Healthcare payers and providers are constantly looking for ways to onboard their best incoming talent in a quick and efficient way. When adding new care team members, the process of vetting, licensing, and credentialing these clinicians can be cumbersome and time-intensive.


Postpartum Hypertension & Blood Pressure Home Monitoring

Health Recovery Solutions

The United States has the highest maternal mortality rate in the developed world and is one of only two developed countries where this number is steadily rising, the other country being Serbia.


U.S. Consumer Adoption of Apps To Manage Chronic Conditions, Health and Fitness Activities

Healthcare IT Today

A solid minority of American consumers are adopting mobile health apps to manage chronic conditions or maintain their health and fitness, according to a new survey conducted by Redox.

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.

User Research Connects Healthcare Marketers with Real People


Well-informed, user-centric digital marketing helps your audiences feel comfortable and confident in choosing your organization for their care, employment, or charitable giving. It improves goal completion, engagement, and ultimately, your health system’s bottom line.


What to Expect for the Future of the Opioid Abuse Epidemic


The history of opioid use in the United States, especially the recent decades of abuse, tells us that the crisis wasn’t just an accident. Decisions were made by individuals and corporations that led to our current state of calamity, with certain key lessons for the healthcare industry


Adult Protective Services - for abuse, neglect & exploitation

Christina's Considerations

My online support groups have given me tremendous new insight into healthcare social media. More specifically, about how patients and family caregivers use these tools to get advice on their challenges, threats and needs. These online networks have revealed opportunities. Healthy Children and Families Social Media & mHealth

Highmark sees positive results in outcomes-based contract with AstraZeneca for Symbicort


Highmark is seeing positive results in the first year of its outcomes-based contract with AstraZeneca, and the insurer is looking to leverage those learnings to build its formulary strategy.


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.

Host an ARO Workshop to Showcase Cloud-first Development


Azure Red Hat OpenShift (ARO) provides enterprises with a number of benefits, including the ability to simplify processes, focus on development, harness the power of DevOps, and reduce time to market.


Livongo increases full-year revenue guidance following strong Q3 financial performance


In its second quarter as a public company, Livongo Health reported strong financial and operational performance that surged past sales and profit expectations. The digital health company reported third-quarter 2019 revenue rose 148% year over year to $46.7

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Memorial Hermann announces $250M expansion


The heath system's board approved the project that will add nearly 500,000 square feet of new and renovated space, as well as 288 parking spaces to the campus, by 2022.


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.

Navigating FCCS Intricacies for a Smooth Deployment Part2


In the previous post , I began listing topics for consideration when building a FCC application. I will continue the discussion on how to remain connected to the FCC community. FCC Forum and Oracle Cloud Readiness.


Excentium and GlobalMed Awarded Military Health System Virtual Health Services and Support Contract


Reston, Va – November 7, 2019 - Excentium Inc., a Prime SDVOSB has been awarded a five-year contract to provide maintenance, service and support Defense Health Agency’s (DHA) Virtual Health delivery systems. The specialized and secure delivery systems, software platform and services will be provided by GlobalMed ® , a Scottsdale, Ariz.-based based virtual health solutions manufacturer and systems integrator.

Navigating FCCS Intricacies for a Smooth Deployment Part1


The successful deployment of Financial Consolidation and Close (FCC) remains a discussion point within the FCC community more than three years after FCC made its debut.


Perficient Colleagues Give Back to Anti-Cruelty Society of Chicago


Twenty-five Perficient teammates recently joined together to give back to the Anti-Cruelty Society of Chicago.


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.

Oracle Analytics Cloud and Autonomous Data Warehouse – Better Together


Perficient Presents at Oracle OpenWorld 2019.