Mon.Jul 27, 2020

The Unbearable Heaviness of Healthcare in America – the Change Healthcare/Harris Poll

Health Populi

The phrase, “burden of health care,” has two usual meanings: one, to do with the massive chronic care burden, and the other, involving costs. There’s a third area of burden in U.S.

Belgian startup Indigo Diabetes scores €38 million to develop its under the skin CGM sensor

Mobi Health News

The company is looking to test the product in the U.S. and Europe, with the goal of gaining market approval for both regions by 2023.

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The Home and Low-Touch Health Care – a Health Consumer Update from Capgemini

Health Populi

The coronavirus pandemic has been a wake-up call for patients-as-consumers, seeking lower-touch health care services at home or closer-to-home in community health hubs.

Coronavirus Support App to provide access to trusted information during the pandemic

Mobi Health News

The new Expert Self Care app will enable people to dispel health misinformation and provide trusted answers to health questions

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Mayo Clinic uses $1M in FCC funds for connected devices to expand telehealth

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The Center for Connected Care at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, is focused on the resourcing and diffusion of digital health solutions in partnership with the Mayo Clinic practice, extending Mayo Clinic’s knowledge and expertise and increasing patient access to clinical care, even at a distance. THE PROBLEM.

Anthem releases COVID-19 tracking platform with CloudMedx; Current Health integrates Dexcom CGM into its platform; and more digital health deals

Mobi Health News

Anthem has released its COVID-19-tracking and predictive digital platform, C19 Explorer, in partnership with CloudMedx. The tool has five data categories: public health, hospital, economy, social and preventative.

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With new EUA, LabCorp's COVID-19 diagnostic now handles asymptomatic, pooled testing

Mobi Health News

The FDA now allows LabCorp's platform to test patients with no COVID-19 symptoms, or to run samples from up to five patients at a time

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A Pain Point for Every Healthcare Stakeholder: Easing the Sting of Prior Authorization

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Jeffrey Sullivan, chief technology officer of the cloud fax division, J2 Global, Inc. Time may heal most wounds, but it has done little to lessen the sting of prior authorization.

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Health content verification is the number one ethical decision challenging tech platforms in the COVID era

Mobi Health News

COVID-19 has placed a new focus on how YouTube, Twitter and others are identifying and promoting valid sources of health information, writes VuMedi CEO Roman Giverts

Healthcare’s Most Innovative Companies of 2020: Innovaccer

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Innovaccer is a healthcare technology company pioneering the Data Activation Platform that’s helping the industry realize the promise of value-based care. Innovaccer’s integration & analysis engine activates healthcare data, cleaning, aggregating and delivering insights at […].

Healthcare CIO Uses Hyperconverged Infrastructure To Manage COVID-19 Demands

Healthcare IT Today

At Delaware Valley Community Health, a nonprofit group of clinics and medical offices in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, providers serve almost 50,000 patients across eight locations.

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Here are the top U.S. cities for healthcare jobs based on the employment market

FierceHealthIT

Here are the top U.S. cities for healthcare jobs based on the employment market. hlandi. Mon, 07/27/2020 - 16:25

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Partner Breach? Steps to Protect Your Own Organization

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest blog post by Scott Ruthe, Chief Information Security Officer and Rick Fitzgerald, Chief Digital Officer at Ciox.

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GOP relief bill gives hospitals liability protection but may not give funding

FierceHealthIT

GOP relief bill gives hospitals liability protection but may not give funding. rking. Mon, 07/27/2020 - 16:54

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Healthcare’s New Digital Front Doors – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 41

Healthcare IT Today

For the 41st episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re talking about the new digital front doors of healthcare. We previously introduced the idea of the 2 new digital front doors of healthcare.

Virtual Care: Innovations and Efficiencies for Clinicians, Patients and Administrators on the Microsoft Platform

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Humana unveils latest partnership on coordinated kidney care

FierceHealthIT

Humana unveils latest partnership on coordinated kidney care. pminemyer. Mon, 07/27/2020 - 13:37

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Creating an Admin Login Account

Health Portal Solutions

Here’s a step-by-step view of how to create a login account for your staff and other types of admin users. The post Creating an Admin Login Account appeared first on Health Portal Solutions. Training

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Updated Information about COVID-19 for Healthcare Professionals

HealthStream

HealthStream has posted an updated version of our article, “2019 Novel Coronavirus Pandemic: What Healthcare Professionals Need to Know.” Learn more here and link to official information about testing, who is at greater risk, and protective measures everyone working in healthcare should take

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New bill seeks to boost participation in advanced payment models, ACOs via several reforms

FierceHealthIT

New bill seeks to boost participation in advanced payment models, ACOs via several reforms. rking. Mon, 07/27/2020 - 11:06

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6 months in: What will the new normal look like for hospitals?

Henry Kotula

[link]. Experts say a sustained state of emergency is likely until there is a cure or vaccine for COVID-19. The first U.S. hospital to knowingly treat a COVID-19 patient was Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett, Washington, on Jan.

Industry Voices—Performance transparency will make the payer-provider relationship less adversarial

FierceHealthIT

Industry Voices—Performance transparency will make the payer-provider relationship less adversarial. pminemyer. Mon, 07/27/2020 - 10:38

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The Virtual Future of Long-Term Care

GlobalMed

Long-term care facilities have been some of the hardest hit during the COVID pandemic. According to the Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity as of May 2020, 42% of the nation’s known coronavirus deaths are long-term care residents and staff.

Ro banks $200M funding round to expand into remote patient monitoring

FierceHealthIT

Ro banks $200M funding round to expand into remote patient monitoring. hlandi. Mon, 07/27/2020 - 17:29

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Why Google Uses Machine Learning – Here’s Why #245

Perficient

Machine learning is always a hot topic in the search community, and there is still confusion on how and why Google uses machine learning in their search algorithms. In this episode of the?award-winning?Here’s award-winning?Here’s

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Trump revives war with payers and PBMs over future of Medicare Part D rebates

FierceHealthIT

Trump revives war with payers and PBMs over future of Medicare Part D rebates. rking. Mon, 07/27/2020 - 16:11

Exploring the Sling Feature Model: Part 1

Perficient

In my previous post about AEM as a Cloud Service, How AEM Scales , I discussed the new Sling Feature Model which is a key part of how Adobe scales their new AEM as a Cloud Service solution using Kubernetes.

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COVID and Commerce: Why a Pandemic Will Compel B2B Businesses to Adopt B2C Models

Perficient

In a previous blog, Digitally Catering to New Customers Post-COVID , I explored the impact COVID has had and is continuing to have on B2B healthcare organizations, specifically in areas such as commerce and site traffic for organizations that sell health/wellness products.

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Filling The Gap In Strategy

Perficient

As I noted in my previous post there is a gap in strategy that occurs between the business strategy and the implementation of a variety of initiatives. I want to discuss how we at Perficient have chosen to fill it.

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