Mon.Jan 07, 2019

Ping An Good Doctor launches commercial operation of One-minute Clinics in China

Mobi Health News

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How Hackathons Help Solve Complex Problems – Faster

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Rahul Patel, EVP and general manager, Persistent Systems.

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Digital Health and Technological Promise: A Sociological Inquiry

Lloyd Price

What is ‘digital health’? And, what are its implications for medicine and healthcare, and for individual citizens and society? Digital health’ is of growing interest to policymakers, clinicians, and businesses.

Heart Health at #CES2019 – Food and Tech as Medicine

Health Populi

Self-care is the new health care as patients, now consumers at greater financial risk for medical spending, are learning.

CES 2019: Running list of health tech announcements

Mobi Health News

This is a running list of digital health products announced at CES. The list will be updated as the week goes on.

What does J.P. Morgan hold in store for J.P. Morgan/Amazon/Berkshire?

Morning eHealth

Federation of the Blind sues Epic — New Approps subcommittee chairs

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Bed Rails for Home Care

Christina's Considerations

Those recovering or being cared for at home after an injury, illness or surgery sometimes need a safety feature commonly found in hospitals, nursing homes and rehab facilities. That most common and effective (if actually used) safety measure has prevented. Healthy Children and Families Hospitals & Health Systems The Patient Experience

Babyscripts raises $6M strategic investment, aligns with Royal Philips

Mobi Health News

The virtual obstetrics platform anticipates the new funding and partnership as a means to expand its reach

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Op-Ed: Why Using eVisit will Strengthen Personal Relationships with your Patients

eVisit

Several years ago, I worked for a very busy primary care provider in our small community. Our practitioners were incredible: they cared, they knew their patients by name, they knew their families, and they knew what was going on in their lives.

Pear Therapeutics rakes in $64M for reSET commercialization, product development

Mobi Health News

The latest funding was led by Temasek, with participation from Novartis, 5AM Ventures, Arboretum Ventures, Jazz Partners, The Bridge Builders Collaborative and EDBI.

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Talking about the NIH “All of Us” Program with Dara Richardson-Heron MD, Chief Engagement Officer – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

I recently spoke with Dara Richardson-Heron M.D. chief engagement officer of the All of Us Research Program ( @AllofUsResearch ) at the National Institutes of Health.

Clinician buy-in is needed for patient innovation

Mobi Health News

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Talking about the NIH “All of Us” Program with Dara Richardson-Heron MD, Chief Engagement Officer – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

I recently spoke with Dara Richardson-Heron M.D. chief engagement officer of the All of Us Research Program ( @AllofUsResearch ) at the National Institutes of Health.

EarlySense lands $39M in round led by Hill-Rom, Wells Fargo

Mobi Health News

Just last month Hill-Rom and EarlySense teamed up on a new hospital bed that uses the latter's contact free health monitoring.

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Talking about the NIH “All of Us” Program with Dara Richardson-Heron MD, Chief Engagement Officer – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

I recently spoke with Dara Richardson-Heron M.D. chief engagement officer of the All of Us Research Program ( @AllofUsResearch ) at the National Institutes of Health.

Medical communication company Medici acquires Texan telemedicine startup Chiron Health

Mobi Health News

The deal is set to integrate Chiron Health's video capabilies into Medici's platform.

Talking about the NIH “All of Us” Program with Dara Richardson-Heron MD, Chief Engagement Officer – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

I recently spoke with Dara Richardson-Heron M.D. chief engagement officer of the All of Us Research Program ( @AllofUsResearch ) at the National Institutes of Health.

NHS long-term plan: Key focus on improving digital access to services

Mobi Health News

New measures that will be published by NHS leaders later today could help save up to half a million more lives in England through a "renewed" focus on prevention, cutting edge treatments, and the use of new forms of technology, NHS England has said.

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Talking about the NIH “All of Us” Program with Dara Richardson-Heron MD, Chief Engagement Officer – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

I recently spoke with Dara Richardson-Heron M.D. chief engagement officer of the All of Us Research Program ( @AllofUsResearch ) at the National Institutes of Health.

UK researchers trial breath test device for cancer

Mobi Health News

Researchers in the UK have launched a clinical trial to see if a breath test device could detect the presence of cancer at an early stage.

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Civica Rx adds 12 more health systems, including NYU Langone, Memorial Hermann 

FierceHealthIT

Civica Rx, the nonprofit generic drug company formed by some of the nation’s leading hospitals, has brought some more big names on board.

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Digital Health Funding Hits Record $8.1B in 2018

Healthcare Informatics

Digital health funding hit $8.1 billion in 2018, surpassing 2017’s record-setting total of $5.7 billion by a tremendous 42 percent, according to Rock Health’s year-end report

NHS long-term plan: Secondary care providers to be "fully digitised" by 2024

Mobi Health News

Digitally-enabled care is expected to become a "mainstream part" of the NHS in England under a 10-year plan unveiled today

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So, about this “big data” thing …

Society for Participatory Medicine

On Facebook last Friday our member Carla Berg Nelson posted briefly about a new Psychology Today blog post, Data: the New Window into Humanity , by John Nosta. She tagged a number of other members (and non). I know and respect Nosta from his days creating a LinkedIn Digital Health group with a zillion members, so I wasn’t surprised to see his perspective. I usually pretty much agree, with a “But not quite” modifier, which I often can’t quite articulate.

Patients love their providers. They are less thrilled about administrative staff, survey finds

FierceHealthIT

With patients more in charge of their healthcare decisions than ever before, health systems are increasingly trying to figure out how to treat them more like consumers. A new survey suggests that administrative and billing staff would be a good area of focus

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Talking about the NIH “All of Us” Program with Dara Richardson-Heron MD, Chief Engagement Officer – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

I recently spoke with Dara Richardson-Heron M.D. chief engagement officer of the All of Us Research Program ( @AllofUsResearch ) at the National Institutes of Health. Dara is leading efforts to engage a million volunteers or more from diverse communities across the country in building one of the largest biomedical datasets in the world, and is seeking to reach out to populations historically underrepresented in research. Everyone in the U.S. is invited to join the All of Us cohort.

Study: Hospital readmissions reduction program success overstated by more than half

FierceHealthIT

A change in billing forms used by Medicare and introduced during the same time frame accounts for over half the reduction in risk-adjusted readmission rates previously attributed to the HRRP

Electronic Health Record Market Growth 2023

Healthcare Guys

The global EHR market size is projected to cross $30.4 billion by 2023, growing at a CAGR of 5.4% during the forecast period

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Health IT Roundup—Senate confirms James Gfrerer as VA CIO; Mayo Clinic uses AI for new heart screening test

FierceHealthIT

James Paul Gfrerer, who is President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' EHR implementation, was confirmed by the Senate, plus more health IT headlines

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Closing Gaps In Care With Digital Care Coordination

Healthcare Guys

The rates for closing gaps in care are some of the most widely used, quantitative metrics to measure quality, allocate incentives, and control costs. Both health plans and providers are each financially incentivized to close gaps in care.

This Stanford Children's Health executive was just named CIO of the Year by HIMSS, CHIME

FierceHealthIT

Ed Kopetsky turned a personal tragedy into a passion for helping fight the opioid epidemic. The Stanford Children's executive was just named CIO of the Year by HIMSS and CHIME

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AI and Healthcare: Cure-All, Poison Pill, or Simply Smarter Medicine?

Healthcare Guys

Josh Gluck, adjunct professor, NYU’s Wagner School of Public Service, Industry Voice. AI is moving from hypothetical to business critical in healthcare. Implementing AI may seem like a cure-all to every hospital woe, from data entry to imaging, and it would be easy to get overwhelmed. …read more

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Healthcare Roundup—Ascension Texas to reopen shuttered Little River facilities

FierceHealthIT

Ascension has acquired providers and clinics associated with Little River Healthcare, which shuttered its locations in December, plus more healthcare headlines

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The OMICS Universe And Its Future – The Medical Futurist

Healthcare Guys

The OMICS acronym crawled into the hive mind of the life science community as the Marvel universe onto the movie screens: slowly but successfully. Genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics, metabolomics, methylomics or surfaceomics occupy a growing field of research in systems biology lately. It will be an even more significant strand in the future with practical ramifications, such as transcriptomic tests for disease risks. Thus, it is recommended to get familiar with the OMICS universe.