Thu.Jul 22, 2021

Digital Health Tools Are Finding Business Models – IQVIA’s 2021 Read on the Health of Digital Health

Health Populi

In the Age of COVID, over 90,000 new health apps were released, as the supply of digital therapeutics and wearables grew in 2020.

Omniscient Neurotechnology gets US FDA clearance for brain mapping software

Mobi Health News

The platform analyses millions of data points from a patient's MRI and delivers insights to neurosurgeons before and during brain surgery

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A New Standard of “Wherever, Whenever” Care Is Here: How Can Healthcare Providers Adapt?

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Heidi West, head of healthcare sales, Zoom. Since the beginning of the pandemic, telehealth has emerged as an invaluable part of care delivery.

Facebook removes #VaccinesKill hashtag following Biden administration criticism of social media

Mobi Health News

The move follows recent White House criticism of social media sites for spreading public health misinformation.

How You Can Win the Fight for Workers Against the Odds

In the world of behavioral and home health, where staff turnover is already high, businesses need to do 3 things especially well to win. Download the guide to discover how to attract reliable candidates to grow your business.

Healthcare APIs: A Two-Way Street

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Jeff McCool, Vice President, Digital Growth Sales & Strategy at Ciox Heatlh. Bi-directional APIs give healthcare providers maximum data visibility and control. Here’s how they’re shaping the future of release of information.

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Pandemic Dramatically Boosted Telehealth Use, With Demand Stabilizing At 38X Higher Than Year Before

Healthcare IT Today

New research suggests that while telehealth adoption has slowed since the peak of the pandemic, it has stabilized at a level dramatically higher than before COVID showed its face.

Akili interactive updates video game to give kids more choices while playing

Mobi Health News

The Akili team took the latest trends in video game development paired with user-feedback to create the updates.

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Qure4u Announces Close of $25M Growth Equity Investment to Accelerate Innovation in Digital Health Solutions

Healthcare IT Today

Qure4u, the industry leader in digital health, today announced the close of its $25M funding from Boston growth equity firm Volition Capital.

Happify Health rolls out first PDTx for depression and anxiety

Mobi Health News

The new tool must be prescribed by a doctor but is not intended to replace medications.

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Your Team's Pragmatic Guide to Security

Speaker: Naresh Soni, CTO, Tsunami XR

The pandemic has led to new data vulnerabilities, and therefore new cybersecurity threats. As technology leaders, it's time to rethink some of your product security strategies. Whether you need to rework your security architecture, improve performance, and/or deal with new threats, this webinar has you covered.

Video Series: Doctor to Doctor

Society for Participatory Medicine

[link]. Conversations between SPM co-founder and Chief Advocacy Officer, Danny Sands MD and Annie Brewster MD, founder of the Health Story Collaborative. Here they discuss what it means being a doctor and having to say “I don’t know” to a patient. Did you enjoy this video?

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Hyundai Mobis introduces health monitoring earpiece for drivers

Mobi Health News

It measures brainwaves in real-time and uses machine learning to interpret them

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GALE In Rural Missouri: Insights From My Visit To FQHCs Deploying Enhanced Telehealth

19 Labs

Insights from a recent trip to visit 19Labs customers in Missouri. Note: This blog entry is from Messias Soares , 19Labs Business Development Head.

Australian government delivered COVID-19 vaccine info mostly thru Facebook ads: research

Mobi Health News

The state government of Victoria was found to be the biggest COVID-19-related ad spender during the pandemic

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Product Transformation: Adapting Your Solutions for Cloud Models

Speaker: Ahmad Jubran, Cloud Product Innovation Consultant

In order to maintain a competitive advantage, CTOs and product managers are shifting their products to the cloud. Many do this by simply replicating their current architectures in the cloud. Those previous architectures, which were optimized for transactional systems, aren't well-suited for the new age of AI. Whether you're a seasoned CTO or an industry trailblazer, this webinar will help make your product ready to meet the competition by adopting an architecture that is optimized for AI innovation. Join Ahmad Jubran, Cloud Product Innovation Consultant, and learn how to adapt your solutions for cloud models the right way.

Google Cloud rolls out technology to map medical records data to FHIR standard

FierceHealthIT

Google Cloud rolls out technology to map medical records data to FHIR standard. hlandi. Thu, 07/22/2021 - 16:30

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Indian at-home fertility test Inito heads to the US

Mobi Health News

The Inito fertility hormone tracker measures estrogen and luteinising hormone levels and informs users if they ovulate

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UnitedHealthcare awarding $11.4M to social determinants programs in 18 states

FierceHealthIT

UnitedHealthcare awarding $11.4M to social determinants programs in 18 states. pminemyer. Thu, 07/22/2021 - 13:43

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b.well Connected Health Secures $32 Million to Accelerate the Digital Transformation of Healthcare

Healthcare IT Today

b.well Connected Health, the digital transformation platform providing consumers a new front end to health care, today announced it has secured $32 million in an over-subscribed Series B financing round.

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.

General Catalyst taps ex-Merck chief as it doubles down on health tech investments

FierceHealthIT

General Catalyst taps ex-Merck chief as it doubles down on health tech investments. hlandi. Thu, 07/22/2021 - 11:37

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Securing Care Anywhere: Managing Security and Privacy Compliance in a Distributed Healthcare Workforce

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Security is not just a hardware or software issue. Privacy is not a static filter and safety is not just about signage. Our world has changed, along with the working environment, threat landscape, and the lines between work and life. Today’s IT Leaders need tools to address compliance.

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Chutes & Ladders—Amwell names pharma vet to C-suite post; Independence picks up chief people officer

FierceHealthIT

Chutes & Ladders—Amwell names pharma vet to C-suite post; Independence picks up chief people officer. dmuoio. Thu, 07/22/2021 - 17:10

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Achieve Partners Backs Healthcare IT Provider to Launch Major Apprenticeship Program

Optimum Healthcare IT

Achieve Partners’ inaugural investment in Optimum Healthcare IT aims to boost access to learn-as-you-earn initiative that prepares workers for in-demand healthcare tech jobs.

Improve Onboarding with User-Centered Design

Speaker: Dr. Kate Wolin, Founder, Circea

In the age of social distancing, digital onboarding is becoming essential to any program. This is especially true for medical practices, where the threat of the pandemic is the most real. As consultations are being digitized, so are the process in which new patients are processed and appointments are being scheduled. Practices with compelling onboarding experiences are the ones who will ultimately succeed in the pandemic area and beyond. Join Dr. Kate Wolin, founder of Circea, for an overview of behavioral science and the evidence-based strategies that can be used to support patient engagement. She will also review how a patient-centered design strategy can be used to evaluate and refine onboarding processes.

Medical practices working with startup Aledade saw big financial wins in 2020 despite COVID-19 turmoil

FierceHealthIT

Medical practices working with startup Aledade saw big financial wins in 2020 despite COVID-19 turmoil. hlandi. Thu, 07/22/2021 - 08:43

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Perficient and Non-Profit Client Take Home Horizon Interactive Award

Perficient

We’re excited to announce that the work for our client, a private nonprofit, won a silver award at the 2020 Horizon Interactive Award competition. This competition recognizes the best websites, videos, online advertising, print media, and mobile applications from around the world.

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Health system execs, personnel urge Congress to back Biden's $5B for gun violence interventions

FierceHealthIT

Health system execs, personnel urge Congress to back Biden's $5B for gun violence interventions. dmuoio. Thu, 07/22/2021 - 14:48

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Six Tech Trends Disrupting Health Insurance

Waracle

COVID-19 brought forward a myriad of challenges on multiple fronts, for all industries, but none more so than the health insurance sector, who continue to battle to meet the changing expectations of their members. .

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.

Missouri Supreme Court rules state's Medicaid expansion constitutional, reversing lower court's decision

FierceHealthIT

Missouri Supreme Court rules state's Medicaid expansion constitutional, reversing lower court's decision. rking. Thu, 07/22/2021 - 15:03

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Women in Tech Recognizes Global Excellence in Global Career Panel

Perficient

This is the second blog in a series covering our Women in Tech ERG’s ongoing career growth panels. Read the first blog in the series here. . Our Women in Tech ERG holds a strong commitment to promoting and enabling career growth and progression for all Perficient colleagues.

Perficient Earns Microsoft Adoption and Change Management Advanced Specialization

Perficient

Successful digital transformation hinges on effective organizational change management. Our dedicated team of change management experts help the world’s largest enterprises and biggest brands effectively navigate the adoption of new technologies, systems, and processes.

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