Thu.Jul 30, 2020

The WNBA and NBA announce digital health partnerships for upcoming seasons

Mobi Health News

The WNBA is teaming up with the Oura smart ring for the upcoming season as part of the initiative to prioritize the players' and league staff’s health, safety and privacy. This comes just a month after the NBA announced it too would provide Oura rings to all teams and league staff members

The Racial Divide Due to COVID-19 Also Applies to Healthcare and Pharma Costs

Health Populi

Into the sixth month of the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S., it’s clear that COVID-19 has wreaked a greater mortality and morbidity impact on people of color than on white adults.

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Hims & Hers taps digital pharmacy Alto for same-day medication deliveries

Mobi Health News

Virtual primary care customers living in specific regions will have the option to use Alto's app and services at no additional cost

Medical IT Data Has Involved People More In Their Healthcare

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Everyone involved with healthcare knows how vital IT data is to the medical profession.

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Dutch startup Siilo scores €9.5m for its secure healthcare collaboration app

Mobi Health News

Funds will be used to expand across the UK, Ireland, DACH and BENELUX

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What it takes to successfully deliver HIV care remotely

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

For years, staff at the Petersen HIV clinic in Tucson, Arizona, had been working on implementing a telemedicine protocol for their patients in the region. They knew HIV care could be provided efficiently via telehealth and had been studying best practices of other facilities around the country.

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Telehealth and the HIM Professional’s Role: Relaxing of Rules for Telehealth Services due to COVID-19 Requires Strong Leadership

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Diana Warner, MS, RHIA, CHPS, CPHI, FAHIMA, Director, Client Relations and Account Management at MRO. Health information management has seen many new processes quickly evolve during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Teladoc Health's revenue & visits grew ever higher in Q2 2020

Mobi Health News

Although the company's rapid growth has been fueled by COVID-19, new contracts and state-by-state trends have CEO Jason Gorevic confident that telehealth adoption is here to stay

Fewer than 10% of primary care practices have stabilized operations amid COVID-19 pandemic

FierceHealthIT

Fewer than 10% of primary care practices have stabilized operations amid COVID-19 pandemic. hlandi. Thu, 07/30/2020 - 11:53

Direct-to-consumer hearing device company scores $71M

Mobi Health News

Users can adjust settings for the devices through a corresponding app.

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Mental health issues among workers are spiking due to COVID-19. Here's how employers can step in

FierceHealthIT

Mental health issues among workers are spiking due to COVID-19. Here's how employers can step in. pminemyer. Thu, 07/30/2020 - 15:41

Roundup: Emirates Hospital Group implements Okadoc’s telehealth system, update on Ireland’s contact tracing app and more briefs

Mobi Health News

Also, Liva Healthcare supports national weight loss service with LloydsPharmacy

Oscar Health unveils $0 Virtual Primary Care program, 2021 expansion plans

FierceHealthIT

Oscar Health unveils $0 Virtual Primary Care program, 2021 expansion plans. pminemyer. Thu, 07/30/2020 - 10:49

Tempo raises $60M to expand manufacturing capacity for sensor-enabled workout system

Mobi Health News

As part of the deal, Northwest Capital's Edward Yip and General Catalyst's Holly Maloney are joining Tempo's board.

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New Ultrafast Insulin Promises Better Post-Meal Numbers

Insulin Nation

Meal Bolusing Challenges. One of the most frustrating and difficult aspects of managing diabetes is meal bolusing. Even when you accurately count carbs, remember to bolus 20 to 40 minutes before the meal, and account for factors like fat and protein content, it can still be impossible to avoid that post-meal spike. You might be right if you’ve ever felt that the tools you are using are the problem.

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HIMSS pushes back 2021 conference to August

FierceHealthIT

HIMSS pushes back 2021 conference to August. hlandi. Thu, 07/30/2020 - 14:34

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Lifespan Health Hit With $1 Million HIPAA Fine

Healthcare IT Today

Usually, HIPAA violations are part of the background noise of the healthcare business, and few are so large that they prove catastrophic for the entity involved. In the following case, however, a health system has incurred a fine that can’t be taken lightly.

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Shafer says COVID-19 pandemic has driven 'burst of innovation' at Cerner

FierceHealthIT

Shafer says COVID-19 pandemic has driven 'burst of innovation' at Cerner. hlandi. Thu, 07/30/2020 - 11:04

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Automating Healthcare Data to Improve Patient Outcomes

Appian

Healthcare organizations like yours are riddled with mountains of data and document streams coming in each day. Whether it’s patient records, claims, denials, remits, or clinician credentials… the list goes on.

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Some Providers Say COVID-19 Has Forced Through Changes Too Quickly

Healthcare IT Today

A new survey has found that some healthcare providers feel that the rush to tackle COVID-19 may actually have worsened existing problems with their infrastructure and workflow.

Cigna rakes in $1.8B in profit in Q2, boasts major growth in PBM membership

FierceHealthIT

Cigna rakes in $1.8B in profit in Q2, boasts major growth in PBM membership. pminemyer. Thu, 07/30/2020 - 07:25

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David Kenner: The CIO’s Role in Adapting to the New Normal

LeanIX

As the world transitions from panic mode to a new normal, the IT community, and in particular, CIOs are faced with unprecedented challenges and “we need it done yesterday” directives. Digital Transformation Enterprise Architecture Podcast

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Vizient, providers urge greater transparency, redundancy along PPE supply chain

FierceHealthIT

Vizient, providers urge greater transparency, redundancy along PPE supply chain. rking. Thu, 07/30/2020 - 14:40

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James Rinaldi: Insights From a Leading CIO — The Next 10 Years in IT

LeanIX

James Rinaldi, Chief Information Technology Advisor, Jet Propulsion Laboratories joins us for a fascinating walk through his commanding career heading up IT for Marriott International, the Internal Revenue Service, U.S. Food & Drug Administration, and JPL.

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Allscripts sells EPSi business to Strata Decision Technology for $365M

FierceHealthIT

Allscripts sells EPSi business to Strata Decision Technology for $365M. hlandi. Thu, 07/30/2020 - 17:42

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Introduction to Privileges: Understanding Privilege Form Components and Best Practices

HealthStream

Based on the CMS and other Accrediting body requirements, it is a best practice to organize privilege forms by specialty, not by medical staff organization departments. Once this is in effect, there are certain components that typically should make up each specialty’s privilege form

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NextGen Healthcare focuses on innovation despite impacts to its volume-based business

FierceHealthIT

NextGen Healthcare focuses on innovation despite impacts to its volume-based business. hlandi. Thu, 07/30/2020 - 16:34

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Tips for Traveling in COVID19 Times with a Compromised Immune System

Christina's Considerations

In late May, as talk of opening up the economy began, I started to think of my mother and her primary caregiver; my father. They both need my support and assistance as they face the challenges of a serious chronic. Healthy Children and Families Travel Workplace Health and Wellness

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Molina rakes in $276M in Q2 profit, falling short of Wall Street expectations

FierceHealthIT

Molina rakes in $276M in Q2 profit, falling short of Wall Street expectations. pminemyer. Thu, 07/30/2020 - 16:58

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We Are All About Hygiene, Groceries, and Personal Care in the Midst of the Coronavirus Pandemic

Health Populi

Pass me the Clorox…tip the UPS driver…love thy grocer. These are our daily life-flows in the Age of COVID-19. Our basic needs are reflected in the new 2020 Axios-Harris Poll , released today.

Self-Advocacy Tips for Promoting Your Work

Perficient

BuiltIn Boston , an online tech community, recently interviewed Hiral Shah , a lead technical consultant at Perficient, to discuss the importance for women to self-advocate and the benefits she has realized as a result.

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Panel Moderation: ONC Tech Forum - Advancing Trust of Third-Party Applications

Healthcare Exchange Standards

Coming up shortly is an ONC Tech Forum ( August 10-11) virtual event. There are many tracks that I would recommend engaging with.

St. Louis Colleagues Rank Perficient a Top Workplace in 2020

Perficient

Perficient is a Top Place to Work in St. Louis. We’ve done it again! Perficient is proud to continue our tradition as a 2020 Top Workplace in St. Louis ! The St. Louis Post-Dispatch released the annual list with Perficient being named as one of St.

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Product Detail Pages Are Dead. Product Experience Pages Are Here to Stay.

Perficient

It’s funny how changing one term in a phrase can make us think so differently about something. On a recent panel discussion with Digital Commerce 360 , I spoke about this exact paradigm change as it relates to the world of commerce.

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