Thu.Feb 13, 2020

What Health Plans, Hospitals and Health Systems Can Learn from CES 2020

Health Populi

Tricks and tips for implementing a digital strategy

Mobi Health News

Brigham and Women's iHub leaders will talk about creating a roadmap for digital implementation at HIMSS20.


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Five Of My Favorite Health IT Influencers Online

Healthcare IT Today

Recently, a research organization named GlobalData came out with its list of the top 10 HealthTech influencers for the fourth quarter of 2019.

CloudCath closes $12M for catheter-based treatment monitoring platform

Mobi Health News

The company's initial product is designed for end stage renal disease patients receiving peritoneal dialysis in their homes


Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Virtual Medicine: Where Are We Headed?

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. The rise of disruptive digital technologies has changed countless aspects of our lives. Whether we are getting a ride to the airport through a ride-sharing app or are sending Bitcoin to a family member overseas, […]. The article Virtual Medicine: Where Are We Headed? appeared first on Editorial virtual medicine. What’s Next in Virtual Medicine


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6 Connected Patient Challenge Finalists to Compete in Live Pitch-Off

MedTech Boston

Six innovators are heading to Google’s campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts, to compete in a live pitch-off as finalists of the. The post 6 Connected Patient Challenge Finalists to Compete in Live Pitch-Off appeared first on MedTech Boston.

Intuition Robotics musters $36M Series B for its assorted AI companions

Mobi Health News

The company, known for its ElliQ countertop AI device for seniors, is also working on personal assistant software for cars and other use cases


Medtronic acquires UK Digital Health company Digital Surgery for over $300M

Lloyd Price

A British start-up developing virtual reality and artificial intelligence technology for doctors has been snapped up by a US medical devices giant.

Connective Analytics: Using Edge Intelligence to Improve Patient Care Delivery

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Steven Lazer, CTO at Dell Technologies Healthcare With Edge and IoT devices generating massive quantities of data from hospital acute care bedside monitors, connected wearable medical devices, sensors, and mobile applications, the Health IoT opportunity is accelerating in fundamental ways.

Leveraging Automated Telehealth During a Capacity Crisis

As the healthcare system faces unprecedented challenges during the COVID-19 crisis, it’s more important than ever to make the most of clinical resources. Automation holds the key to drastically increasing clinical capacity and flattening the curve.

At HIMSS20, Philips to debut EMS system and AI capabilities for its HealthSuite

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

At HIMSS20, Philips (Booth 2701) will present its HealthSuite System of Engagement and debut new integrated artificial intelligence capabilities through the HealthSuite digital platform.

How To Write An Impactful Professional Healthcare Essay

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. What are the best writing tips? It does not matter which class you study in, you will always want to learn how to write great and high-quality essays. For medical students, a lot of writing […]. The article How To Write An Impactful Professional Healthcare Essay appeared first on


Doctors aren’t confident about U.S. preparedness for coronavirus, survey finds


physicians aren’t confident about the country’s preparedness to cope with the novel coronavirus, but they are putting protocols in place to follow at their own practices for potentially infected patients. Learn more about what doctors are saying about COVID-19


Breach Notification

Telebehavioral Health Institute

HIPAA Breach Notification Deadline Healthcare organizations that are the victim of breaches have an obligation to report these breaches. Breaches affecting more than 500 individuals must be reported within 60 days of discovery to the Department of Health and Human … Read more.


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.

Using Virtual Care to Prevent the Spread of Superbugs Like Coronavirus

InTouch Health

How Care Providers Can Use Telehealth to Isolate Infectious Disease Patients. Both the U.S. and the World Health Organization have declared the coronavirus a public health emergency. While there are only 12 confirmed cases in the U.S.

Introducing Jane — The First Digital Nurse Advisor


HealthStream has introduced the Jane™, the first-ever AI-based competency assessment solution using a conversational format, to help quickly and accurately onboard both new and experienced nurses

CMS needs to provide more support to small, physician-led ACOs or risk drop-outs: report


Small physician-led Accountable Care Organizations have shown success in reducing costs while improving quality, but they need more support to continue down that road, according to a new report. There's three steps CMS can take to help

The Female Orgasm & Your Diabetes

Insulin Nation

While the internet is overloaded with articles on the potential effects diabetes can have on a man’s sexual health, there are very few studies looking closely at the sexual health of women with diabetes. The reality is that diabetes — both type 1 and type 2 — can absolutely affect and interfere with your ability to enjoy sex as a woman. More specifically, there are three ways diabetes can impact your body’s sexual function and well-being: Nerve damage in the clitoris.


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.

Prices for those in employer plans went up in 2018—but growth is slowing: study 


Healthcare prices for people with employer-sponsored coverage are still going up, but that growth is slowing, a new study shows.


Perficient Boasts Twelve Sitecore MVPs in 2020


Perficient is honored to have twelve colleagues named Sitecore MVPs in 2020. This exciting news brings our overall number of MVP recognition to more than 50 total.

The VA recommends apps for PTSD and pain management. It's led to new veteran privacy concerns


Federal lawmakers are taking a hard look at how the VA protects patient data shared with VA-approved health apps. They want more answers about how VA monitors apps with access to health data and how it holds third parties accountable

Perficient Named Top Adobe Implementation Partner by Forrester


Adobe is a top digital experience platform with a suite of solutions to enhance brands’ customer experience. To utilize its full breadth and complexity of components, Adobe partners offer unique capabilities and insight, along with certified Adobe experts.


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.

Seniors on Medicare Advantage less likely to have issues paying medical bills: CDC study


A new CDC study found significant gaps between Medicare and MA beneficiaries in having issues paying medical bills

Chutes & Ladders—Cigna taps new Express Scripts president; Sutter Health hospital names new CEO


Welcome to this week's Chutes & Ladders, our roundup of hirings, firings and retirings throughout the industry