Wed.Feb 24, 2021

NHSX unveils new assessment criteria for digital health technologies

Mobi Health News

The process aims to ensure tools meet NHS standards

UK’s top 100 digital health innovators given a global boost

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Major health tech bodies have collaborated on a global campaign to showcase the talents of 100 of the UK’s most innovative and impactful digital health innovators.

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In-home therapeutic VR shows greater pain reduction than sham app, per AppliedVR-backed study

Mobi Health News

In a recent study funded and coauthored by the company, the EaseVRx program outperformed a non-interactive headset app across several self-reported pain and pain-interference measures

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HHS Secretary nominee Xavier Becerra signals support for virtual care

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

President Joe Biden's pick to lead the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services signaled his support for telehealth during a Senate confirmation hearing this week.

Shaping the Future of Telemedicine with GoBe Robots

The GoBe Robot allows doctors to move around and participate in diagnosis and treatment from wherever they are, enabling efficient remote health interaction between staff and patients while saving time, costs and CO2.

Ginger taps Capsule for same-day mental health medication delivery

Mobi Health News

Medication delivery is currently available in metro areas of New York City, Chicago, Minneapolis, Boston and Austin.

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Otsuka, Click Therapeutics kick off decentralized pivotal trial for depression digital therapeutics

Mobi Health News

The randomized controlled trial of the jointly-developed digital therapeutics will be conducted using Verily's Project Baseline and enroll up to 540 patients.

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WNS’s AI-Driven Application Takes Doctors Off the Phone with Payers

Healthcare IT Today

Doctors don’t seem flustered by bodily fluids or welts–what they dread is the hour-long calls with insurers, trying to persuade them to cover a test or procedure.

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Global lessons learned about DTx implementation, reimbursement

Mobi Health News

Panelists at this morning's DTx West discuss how governments worldwide are looking at digital therapeutics.

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Microsoft updates Cloud for Healthcare with new virtual care, patient monitoring features

FierceHealthIT

Microsoft updates Cloud for Healthcare with new virtual care, patient monitoring features. hlandi. Wed, 02/24/2021 - 11:51

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Why Is Patient Engagement Important? | Frontline Group

There are 5 critical opportunities to unlock the full power of patient engagement, which can improve your patient retention, as well as improving their health outcomes. In this eBook you will learn about: What Is Patient Engagement? How Does Patient Engagement Improve Outcomes? Why Is It Important to Include Patients in Their Care? What Are Patient Engagement Tools? What is Patient Engagement technology? Download Now this informational resource and start using a patient engagement platform to give yourself as a Provider higher satisfaction scores.

Featured Health IT Job: Solutions Consultant

Healthcare IT Today

We like to regularly feature a healthcare IT job that might be of interest to readers. Today, we’re featuring the Solutions Consultant position that was recently posted on Healthcare IT Central. This position was posted by Lifelink and is located in California.

OIG: Hospital stays getting more expensive for Medicare, raising upcoding concerns

FierceHealthIT

OIG: Hospital stays getting more expensive for Medicare, raising upcoding concerns. rking. Wed, 02/24/2021 - 15:49

The CMS Extension and the 2021 Outlook for Record Retrieval

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Matt Peterson, Executive VP, Client Success and Growth, at Ciox.

Kaufman Hall: Hospitals could lose between $53B and $122B this year due to pandemic

FierceHealthIT

Kaufman Hall: Hospitals could lose between $53B and $122B this year due to pandemic. rking. Wed, 02/24/2021 - 12:09

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The Top 5 Challenges You’ll Face When Scaling Telehealth Services Nationally

If you’re thinking about expanding your telehealth services to more states, whether it’s five or 50, we’ve outlined the top five obstacles you’ll need to plan for, to ensure you’re delivering an exceptional brand and clinical experience.

Redox Raises $45M in Series D to Drive the Adoption of Technology in Healthcare

Healthcare IT Today

Redox, the company making healthcare data useful, today announced it has raised $45 million in Series D funding. The round was led by global private equity firm Adams Street Partners, with participation from Avenir and existing investors Battery Ventures,406 Ventures, and RRE Ventures.

Mobile health apps leak sensitive data through APIs, report finds

FierceHealthIT

Mobile health apps leak sensitive data through APIs, report finds. hlandi. Wed, 02/24/2021 - 14:12

Healthcare Website Design Portfolio

Geonetric

Download this eBook and get inspired by healthcare sites that are using design to stand out in their markets. Read Healthcare Website Design Portfolio at Geonetric.com. Questions? Contact us. Subscribe to our email newsletter. Website Design

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Less than a third of employers think their well-being, caregiving programs have supported workers through COVID-19

FierceHealthIT

Less than a third of employers think their well-being, caregiving programs have supported workers through COVID-19. pminemyer. Wed, 02/24/2021 - 14:52

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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.

Digital Health Literacy and Bridging the Digital Divide

Health Recovery Solutions

In a recent blog, I discussed the importance of health literacy, and why it’s essential for good health outcomes. I explored what health literacy is, why there is disparity, and how telehealth can help. Patient Engagement population health SDoH patient behavior patient outcomes

Industry Voices—Medicare is going bankrupt. Biden will have to do something to ensure its solvency

FierceHealthIT

Industry Voices—Medicare is going bankrupt. Biden will have to do something to ensure its solvency. treed. Wed, 02/24/2021 - 10:35

Meet the First Optimum CareerPath Training Class

Optimum Healthcare IT

Optimum Healthcare IT is excited and proud to introduce the first Optimum CareerPath training class of 2021. The post Meet the First Optimum CareerPath Training Class appeared first on Optimum Healthcare IT. Optimum CareerPath Brenda Ashley

Moffitt Cancer Center's CEO is working to cure cancer amid a pandemic—while playing in a rock band

FierceHealthIT

Moffitt Cancer Center's CEO is working to cure cancer amid a pandemic—while playing in a rock band. treed. Wed, 02/24/2021 - 06:20

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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.

HIStalk Interviews Michele Perry, CEO, Relatient

HIStalk Interviews

Michele Perry, MBA is CEO of Relatient of Franklin, TN. Interviews

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One in five women say they want more children now than pre-COVID, Evernorth survey finds

FierceHealthIT

One in five women say they want more children now than pre-COVID, Evernorth survey finds. pminemyer. Wed, 02/24/2021 - 12:12

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[Podcast] What If? So What? Episode 4: What if Every Brand Went Direct to Consumer?

Perficient

In a world where retail has changed and consumers remain at home, how do brands reimagine the task of getting products to customers? In Episode 4 of the What If? So What?

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Teladoc's virtual visits reach 3M during Q4 as revenue grows to $383M

FierceHealthIT

Teladoc's virtual visits reach 3M during Q4 as revenue grows to $383M. hlandi. Wed, 02/24/2021 - 23:59

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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.

Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Power Systems Virtual Server

Perficient

Red Hat’s OpenShift Container Platform is now supported on IBM Power Systems Virtual Server, expanding the cloud capabilities of your Power Systems infrastructure to deliver a resilient and secure hybrid cloud platform.

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Industry Voices—What can healthcare organizations expect from President Biden?

FierceHealthIT

Industry Voices—What can healthcare organizations expect from President Biden? treed. Wed, 02/24/2021 - 11:55

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Data Is Key Across the Sales Enablement Platform

Perficient

My previous blog analyzed how technology and the right team can improve your sales enablement program. This blog explores the benefits that data can bring to your sales enablement program.