Tue.Oct 12, 2021

The Biggest Threat to Our Health Isn’t the Next Pandemic or Cancer…It’s Climate Change

Health Populi

Before the coronavirus emerged, the top causes of death in developed countries were heart disease, cancers, diabetes, and accidents. Then COVID-19 joined the top-10 list of killers in the U.S.

Withings scores FDA clearance for smartwatch ECG and SpO2 monitoring

Mobi Health News

The ScanWatch was first unveiled in January 2020 and is currently on the European market.

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Employers Must Now Do More To Contest ACA Penalties From the IRS

ACA Times

It’s no surprise that the IRS is increasing its enforcement efforts of the ACA’s Employer Mandate, but the amended Letter 226J language indicates that the agency is taking it to the next level by asking employers to prove their offers of coverage are affordable.

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Retail giant Best Buy snaps up remote monitoring company Current Health

Mobi Health News

The acquisition builds on Best Buy’s previous investments in senior care and remote patient monitoring

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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.

Turning To Technology To Deal with The Nationwide Shortage of Pharmacy Technicians

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Ken Perez, vice president of healthcare policy and government affairs, Omnicell, Inc. Although they are usually the first person patients see when they walk into a pharmacy, the important roles that pharmacy technicians play […]. The article Turning To Technology To Deal with The Nationwide Shortage of Pharmacy Technicians appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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AHIMA Foundation Attacking Health Literacy on Two Fronts

Healthcare IT Today

The AHIMA Foundation officially launched its Health Literacy for Health Equity initiative today. Over the next few years the Foundation plans to address the challenge of low health literacy from both the consumer/patient side as well as from the provider side.

GI-focused startup Oshi lands $23M and other digital health fundings

Mobi Health News

Also: Fitness app FitOn raises $18 million, and virtual pediatric platform KixCare completes a $2 million seed round

Speculation of $10 Billion Epic Deal with NHS England – Would That Help?

Healthcare IT Today

In a recent speculative piece by Jon Hoeksma on Digital Health, he looks as what a national deal with Epic could look like for NHS. The speculation was started when current director of transformation at NHS England, Ian O’Neil, met with Judy Faulkner from Epic.

Delphinus receives FDA clearance for ultrasound breast cancer screening tech

Mobi Health News

The SoftVue system is intended to be used in addition to digital mammograms to screen for cancer among patients with dense breast tissue

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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.

The Evolution of Patient Support and Medication Management – #HITsm Chat Topic

Healthcare IT Today

We’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 10/15 at Noon ET (9 AM PT). This week’s chat will be hosted by Omri Shor from @medisafeapp on the topic “The Evolution of Patient Support and Medication Management.”

Best Buy ramps up focus on home health care by acquiring Current Health

Fierce Healthcare

Best Buy ramps up focus on home health care by acquiring Current Health. hlandi. Tue, 10/12/2021 - 10:17

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Top Specialties Using Telehealth, Children with Chronic Conditions Benefit from Telehealth + Industry Update

eVisit

Our team of Virtual Care experts continues to closely track all the latest developments and happenings in our fast-paced industry to keep you in the know. Here’s a rundown of some of the notable moments we’ve spotted since our last Insights Report. Telehealth Industry Insights

AmeriHealth Caritas to enter ACA exchanges in North Carolina with new product offering

Fierce Healthcare

AmeriHealth Caritas to enter ACA exchanges in North Carolina with new product offering. pminemyer. Tue, 10/12/2021 - 12:30

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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.

Albert Einstein Medical Center serves up telehealth from 4 vendors with FCC grant

Healthcare It News

At Philadelphia's Albert Einstein Medical Center, whose health system serves a large geographical area and offers complex quaternary care, telehealth has been an innovative solution to several care delivery problems.

Hospitals have spent more than $3B on personal protective equipment since COVID-19 began

Fierce Healthcare

Hospitals have spent more than $3B on personal protective equipment since COVID-19 began. dmuoio. Tue, 10/12/2021 - 12:52

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Podcast Q&A with Mark Hulse, Part 2: “If You’ve Seen One CDO, You’ve Seen One CDO.”

Health System CIO

The CDO role may differ from organization to the next in terms of structure, but the overall objective is the same: to bring together critical areas like IT, research informatics, and AI under one vertical and help drive transformation, says Mark Hulse.

GV, Andreessen Horowitz invest in Sprinter Health to scale up at-home lab, testing services

Fierce Healthcare

GV, Andreessen Horowitz invest in Sprinter Health to scale up at-home lab, testing services. hlandi. Tue, 10/12/2021 - 18:52

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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.

Transforming healthcare: How Lenovo supports the delivery of quality patient care

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Our panel leaders will discuss what they have learned by attending all the sessions at HIMSS. They will offer their impressions and opinions for how Lenovo can best adapt and transform the way we got to market and productively enable our customers.

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Acquisitions can save failing hospitals and fuel new services, AHA argues with new report

Fierce Healthcare

Acquisitions can save failing hospitals and fuel new services, AHA argues with new report. dmuoio. Tue, 10/12/2021 - 17:38

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Post Workout Nutrition: What To Eat After Workout

Health and Wellness Blog | Uplifting People To Live A Healthier Life

Whether you’ve been on a hike, swam laps at your local pool, or lifted heavyweights, completing your training session isn’t the end of the challenge. Knowing what to eat afterwards to aid your recovery and replenish energy stores can be daunting.

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Physician groups warn nearly 10% in Medicare cuts could stall shift to value-based care, force staff cuts

Fierce Healthcare

Physician groups warn nearly 10% in Medicare cuts could stall shift to value-based care, force staff cuts. rking. Tue, 10/12/2021 - 16:49

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.

Digital solutions that are re-imagining the patient experience

Waracle

Every company involved in human health and wellbeing understands the value of a good patient experience. Providing a smooth and seamless service is a proven way to gain a competitive advantage and benefit all parties involved.

Southern states have low insurance coverage, high costs, new report finds

Fierce Healthcare

Southern states have low insurance coverage, high costs, new report finds. agliadkovskaya. Tue, 10/12/2021 - 16:33

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Are You Looking for Your Next Career Move?

Perficient

At Perficient, our people are at the heart of what we do. We love what we do and where we work, contributing to our collaborative, open, and friendly culture. Our culture is one of the main reasons Perficient continues to be recognized as a “Top Workplace” in key markets across the U.S.

Biden admin allows Colorado to make gender-affirming care an essential health benefit

Fierce Healthcare

Biden admin allows Colorado to make gender-affirming care an essential health benefit. pminemyer. Tue, 10/12/2021 - 13:33

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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.

CommonSpirit Health CEO Dean announces plans to retire in 2022

Fierce Healthcare

CommonSpirit Health CEO Dean announces plans to retire in 2022. dmuoio. Tue, 10/12/2021 - 14:06

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Urban Institute: Making enhanced ACA subsidies permanent could extend coverage to nearly 1M

Fierce Healthcare

Urban Institute: Making enhanced ACA subsidies permanent could extend coverage to nearly 1M. rking. Tue, 10/12/2021 - 14:59

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