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

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.


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


Stop Creating Disloyal Patients

90 percent of patients feel no obligation to stay with a healthcare system that doesn’t offer digital tools. What can you do in the face of such a sobering statistic? Patient-facing telehealth options that allow patients to get virtually instantaneous care privately, securely, and from anywhere can keep your patients from seeking care from the easiest, nearest, and cheapest provider.

ORCHA provides health app awareness, access, trust

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

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Mount Sinai to launch $100M center dedicated to AI, precision medicine


The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai announced plans to open the Hamilton and Amabel James Center for Artificial Intelligence and Human Health in Manhattan in late 2021.


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


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


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


Forrester Names Leader in Virtual Health Care Solutions

Forrester Research identified and evaluated the top players in digital health. Read the report to see who stood out—and who needs to catch up.

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


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.

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


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


Building Your Digital Health Ecosystem

With the fragmentation of the pharmacy industry, digitized provider networks can offer a much-needed solution to connectivity, data sharing, collaboration and interoperability between physicians, patients and pharmacies.

Patient identifier and VA up today

Morning eHealth

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


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


‘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


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


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


Telemedicine: Real-Time Trauma and Clinical Care with Global Reach

Today, connecting the patient to the right specialist is largely dependent on the patient’s ability to travel to the physician’s location. The ability to use technology to monitor patients in real-time, share information about their condition and provide treatment remotely, will improve the quality of care and save lives for patients everywhere.

Managing Diabetes with Virtual Care


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.


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


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


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.

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


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

Community Health Centers: Increase Growth through Care Management + Telehealth

Understand the Growth Potential for Community Health Centers through this Easy-To-Use Care Management Guide. This guide covers Billing, Claims Processing and Payment for CCM, BHI and More!

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


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


Insurers Increasingly Interested in Telehealth


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.

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


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.

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


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

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.


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


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


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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