Wed.Jun 12, 2019

The Grocery Store As Health Destination: Publix Produce for Kids and the Social Determinants of Health

Health Populi

Food insecurity ranks high on Americans’ greatest social health risks. In local communities, grocery stores are playing key roles in bolstering neighborhood wellness.

CVS Health kicks off digital health-friendly service for PBM clients with Big Health’s Sleepio

Mobi Health News

The announcement is yet another milestone on the road to adoption and reimbursement of digital therapies, Big Health CEO Peter Hames said

ORCHA provides health app awareness, access, trust

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: Innovation Pulse Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: ORCHA provides health app awareness, access, trust Featured Decision Content

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Respect, communication key in pharma, digital collaborations

Mobi Health News

At Health 2.0 Europe, pharma, patient, and academic representatives weighed in on challenges of working together

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Analysis: The Wearables Landscape and Projections of Future Wearable Development

MedTech Boston

Wearable medical devices and diagnostics in healthcare are quickly becoming increasingly common, with news articles frequently delving into new wearables and how. The post Analysis: The Wearables Landscape and Projections of Future Wearable Development appeared first on MedTech Boston.

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Poland’s StethoMe, Germany’s Thryve selected as winners of the EC2VC pitch competition

Mobi Health News

The EC2VC pitch competition saw startups and SMEs pitch their solutions in front of a jury of digital health investors from Europe and beyond

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How to create a data flow that is both actionable and ethical?

Mobi Health News

Consent- and trust-based services is what Europe could contribute to the global platform economy

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Healthcare organizations lack money, tools, talent to address biggest cybersecurity threats: survey

FierceHealthIT

Third-party vendor risk and medical devices are the biggest threats that keep healthcare IT security executives awake at night, according to a new survey. But action is lagging to actually address these threats

Gympass' fitness benefits platform barrels into unicorn status with $300M raise

Mobi Health News

Founded in 2012, the startup currently has more than 2,000 clients and is active across 14 countries

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Telehealth and Underserved, Vulnerable Populations: Prisons, Schools, Military, Seniors

Enzyme Health

Learn the tremendous impact telemedicine is having on access to healthcare in correctional facilities, in schools, for the military, and for seniors.

Study: Combination of self-monitoring blood glucose device & DTx improve patient outcomes

Mobi Health News

At the 79th Annual Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association in San Francisco, pharma giant Roche and India-based digital therapeutics company Wellthy Therapeutics presented real world data of improved diabetes care outcomes in a South Asian population when patients followed prescribed plan of medication and lifestyle modification in conjunction with a combination therapy of self-monitoring blood glucose device and a clinically validated digital therapeutic (DTx

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Facebook rolls out blood donations feature in five U.S. cities

FierceHealthIT

Facebook is launching a new feature, already available in four countries, in the U.S. market that will help coordinate blood donations. The tool will alert users in five cities when there is a blood donation shortage

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Group Proposes Ethical Code For Donating Medical Records To Science After Death

Healthcare IT Today

What rules should be in place to guide the donation of patient medical data after that person passes away? One group of ethicists and lawyers may have at least a partial answer to this question.

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Patient identifier and VA up today

Morning eHealth

AMA news — Research notes

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Oak Street Health opens 6th value-based care center in Michigan

FierceHealthIT

Oak Street Health announced the opening of its sixth center in Michigan this week to offer a more holistic approach to healthcare for the most vulnerable populations

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‘Telegenomics’ Startup Raises $23M in Series B Financing

hea!thcare innovation - Clinical IT

Genome Medical delivers on-demand access to genetic experts for virtual visits

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Economists: Vertical mergers often pay off, but there should be more rigorous scrutiny 

FierceHealthIT

The merger between CVS Health and Aetna could pay off, but ensuring deals like this are effectively vetted is key, they said

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Featured Health IT Job: Epic ASAP Analyst

Healthcare IT Today

We like to regularly feature a healthcare IT job that might be of interest to readers. Today, we’re featuring the Epic ASAP Analyst position that was recently posted on Healthcare IT Central. This position was posted by Cumberland Consulting Group and is in the Southern US.

Lawmakers: If industry doesn't solve surprise bill problem, 'we will' and 'none of you will like it'

FierceHealthIT

Several lawmakers issues warnings Wednesday to industry leaders — including payers and hospitals — to figure out how they can stop patients from being stung by unexpectedly high medical bills before Congress has to step in

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Insurers Increasingly Interested in Telehealth

Ortholive

Medical Economics reported this month on a new survey just released from America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP). AHIP is a national organization comprised of U.S. insurance companies from both the private and public sectors.

Legislators continue 'Medicare-for-All' debate at House hearing

FierceHealthIT

The political posturing in Congress over "Medicare for All" continued Wednesday at the latest hearing on the implications of a single-payer system.

We Need a New Way to Teach Nursing Thinking and Clinical Judgment

HealthStream

Educating new nurses to become better thinkers who can make sound clinical judgements isn’t easy. Without uniform instructional methods, the development of critical thinking competency in new nurses can feel as if left up to serendipity

ERP Shared Services Success Factors- Part 1

Optimum Healthcare IT

Consolidation in the healthcare industry has been on the rise, with mergers and acquisitions leading to larger healthcare organizations that are attempting to leverage economies of scale to deliver healthcare at lower costs.

Has Technology Finally Caught Up With The Industry’s Duplicate Records Problem?

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Randy Jones, business development, ARGO. The healthcare industry has a dupe problem.

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OIG asks CMS to help improve reporting of abuse, neglect in nursing homes

FierceHealthIT

HHS recently released two documents that address the lack of reporting when it comes to incidents of abuse and neglect of Medicare beneficiaries in skilled nursing facilities (SNF

HIStalk Interviews Gabriel Orthous, CIO, Central Georgia Health Network

HIStalk Interviews

Gabe Orthous is CIO of Central Georgia Health Network in Macon, GA. Tell me about yourself and your job. I’ve been in the business for 20 years. I started my career in revenue cycle, moved on to analytics and population health, and now we’re in the throes of value-based care and providing an understanding around the risk-based models that payers and CMS are presenting. Being accountable and at the forefront of provider engagement. We support 1,100 providers in our network.

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CMS approves Washington request for 'Netflix' model to pay for hepatitis C drugs

FierceHealthIT

CMS on Wednesday approved a request from Washington state to negotiate value-based drug rebate agreements with drug manufacturers in Medicaid

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How To Avoid Healthcare Data Hacking

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Healthcare data hacking has started occurring pretty often nowadays and most people are not even aware that their data has been stolen.

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Industry Voices—To ensure patient satisfaction, get the right person with the right skills into the right position

FierceHealthIT

As physician practices become more patient-centric, the “soft skills” of empathy and customer service, as well as a culture fit, are as important as technical and functional skills in an employee

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Managing Diabetes with Virtual Care

Synzi

The American Diabetes Association reports that 1.5 million Americans are diagnosed with diabetes every year. In 2015, 9.4% of the US population had diabetes and 25.2% of Americans age 65 and older are estimated to have diabetes (diagnosed and undiagnosed). … Read More.

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VA $16B EHR project moving forward without key governance leadership in place

FierceHealthIT

The Department of Veterans Affairs is moving forward with a $16 billion EHR project slated to go live at pilot sites in 10 months without key governance leadership in place.

Imperial Home Health Partners with Synzi to Enhance Patient Communication and Engagement

Synzi

Home Health Agency Implements Synzi’s Virtual Care Communication Platform to Lead the Region in Delivering Innovative Patient Care June 12, 2019 08:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.–(BUSINESS

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How To Teach Kids (Digital) Health Literacy?

Healthcare Guys

We strongly believe that only digital health can bring healthcare into the 21st century and make patients the point-of-care.

Imperial Home Health Partners with Synzi to Enhance Patient Communication and Engagement

Synzi

Home Health Agency Implements Synzi’s Virtual Care Communication Platform to Lead the Region in Delivering Innovative Patient Care June 12, 2019 08:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.–(BUSINESS –(BUSINESS WIRE)–Synzi, a leading virtual care company, has announced that Imperial Home … Read More. The post Imperial Home Health Partners with Synzi to Enhance Patient Communication and Engagement appeared first on Synzi. Press Releases

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