Thu.Nov 15, 2018

The Smartphone Is the Consumer’s Personal Health Platform – Implications from Deloitte’s 2018 Survey

Health Populi

American consumers are now viewing their phones an average of 52 times daily, with 39 percent of consumers believing they use their smartphones too much. In fact, 60 percent of 18 to 34-year-olds admit to smartphone overuse, the highest level of any age group.

Join telemedicine’s transformation of the health care delivery model

KevinMD

I came across Dr. Kevin Tolliver’s post, "Beware the Limits of Telemedicine," and found it to gloss over the benefits of telemedicine and the opportunities that increasing telemedicine uptake can afford to the patient and provider.

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“Seeing Is Not Believing:” Consumers Concerned About the Accuracy of Online Health Information

Health Populi

“Seeing is not believing” when it comes to people seeing health information on social networks. Four in five people seeking healthcare information online in social media are concerned about the accuracy of that information served up.

Roundup: 12 healthcare algorithms cleared by the FDA

Mobi Health News

As AI cements its role in healthcare, more and more intelligent software offerings are pursuing 510(k) and De Novo approvals.

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Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Ping An Good Doctor launches One Minute Clinics offering preliminary diagnosis by cloud computing Doctors

Lloyd Price

China's leading one-stop healthcare ecosystem platform Ping An Good Doctor (01833.HK) announced that the first commercially operational unmanned clinic in China, which it researched and developed, "One-minute Clinics" has been formally revealed in a scenic area in Wuzhen.

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Many questions for VA, DoD at hearing

Morning eHealth

Too many measures? Cyber report

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EyeQue launches new digital vision test, researchers unveil tattoo circuits, and more digital health news

Mobi Health News

Also: FCC certifies second-gen Google Glass Enterprise Edition; Nebula Genomics opens its doors to consumers looking to sell personal data

Apple’s walled garden bites the wallet – but is the world of ‘free’ better?

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Check out this startling sampling of Apple user complaints. ZDNet published a list of Apple complaints posted on Reddit (which has an Apple forum of more than 800K members) – the list was eye-opening and filled with rage about (storage, connector, power) limitations.

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Dexcom talks $11.3M TypeZero acquisition, new FDA clearances on Q3 earnings call

Mobi Health News

While the company's successful G6 launch was its focus, Dexcom had a busy third quarter for other news as well

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Primary Care Is Dead. Long Live Primary Care!

The primary care system is failing patients and providers. Capacity shortages have led to long wait times and physician burnout. To fix the system, we must find innovative ways to boost capacity and meet patient-consumers’ shifting expectations.

Is there an ROI on AI?

Health Blawg

A survey of C-level healthcare execs conducted by OptumIQ finds that the overwhelming majority of those surveyed believe that there will be a positive ROI on artificial intelligence investments in healthcare.

Pramlintide Reimagined and Results are Promising

Insulin Nation

Is there an ROI on AI?

Health Blawg

A survey of C-level healthcare execs conducted by OptumIQ finds that the overwhelming majority of those surveyed believe that there will be a positive ROI on artificial intelligence investments in healthcare.

Healthcare will outspend all other industries on R&D by 2020 reports PwC

Lloyd Price

Healthcare is on track to be the No. 1 industry for global research and development spending, according to new analysis from PwC.

Big Idea: Primary Care Automation

Healthcare automation that gives primary care providers more time with their patients—and less on screens—can improve care for patients, increase satisfaction for providers, and deliver positive bottom-line results for system leaders. Download this guide to learn how to optimize automation and keep the patient-provider relationship at the heart of the healthcare experience.

Is there an ROI on AI?

Health Blawg

A survey of C-level healthcare execs conducted by OptumIQ finds that the overwhelming majority of those surveyed believe that there will be a positive ROI on artificial intelligence investments in healthcare.

Blockchain and Healthcare: the Estonian experience

Lloyd Price

In 2016, the Estonian government was looking for new and innovative ways to secure the health records for its 1.3 million residents. It turned to blockchain technology. It may or may not revolutionize the internet, depending on who you ask.

Is there an ROI on AI?

Health Blawg

A survey of C-level healthcare execs conducted by OptumIQ finds that the overwhelming majority of those surveyed believe that there will be a positive ROI on artificial intelligence investments in healthcare.

Future Health Index 2018 : Accelerating Telehealth Adoption to help make Value Based Care a reality

Lloyd Price

Few technologies have telehealth’s potential to transform healthcare – for both physicians and the publics they serve.

Virtual Front Door or Brick Wall? Care Pathways in Healthcare

Are you offering your patients a virtual front door or a brick wall? Today, 85% of healthcare visits start online. If your patients don’t have a way to access care virtually, you’re losing them to Dr. Google. Clear care pathways that start online ensure your patients get the best care they need while staying loyal to you.

Is there an ROI on AI?

Health Blawg

A survey of C-level healthcare execs conducted by OptumIQ finds that the overwhelming majority of those surveyed believe that there will be a positive ROI on artificial intelligence investments in healthcare.

DOJ cleared to force testimony from Anthem in Medicare Advantage fraud investigation

FierceHealthIT

A New York judge says Anthem must release testimony to federal prosecutors as part of a fraud investigation into the insurer’s Medicare Advantage plans. It's the latest in a tug of war between the insurer and the DOJ over civil demands issued in March

Is there an ROI on AI?

Health Blawg

A survey of C-level healthcare execs conducted by OptumIQ finds that the overwhelming majority of those surveyed believe that there will be a positive ROI on artificial intelligence investments in healthcare.

How Dartmouth-Hitchcock, NewYork-Presbyterian are addressing healthcare’s changing workforce

FierceHealthIT

As providers grapple with changing workforce demographics and a shortage of clinicians, some are launching internal development and career pathway programs to train employees to fill those gaps

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Convenience Care Is Here, and It's Eating Your Lunch

Patients want high-quality care that is accessible and affordable. If they can’t get it from you, direct-to-consumer healthcare services make it easy for them to get it somewhere else. Give them the ability to consume your services just like they consume everything else in their lives: on their phones or computers, quickly, and where it’s convenient for them.

Is there an ROI on AI?

Health Blawg

A survey of C-level healthcare execs conducted by OptumIQ finds that the overwhelming majority of those surveyed believe that there will be a positive ROI on artificial intelligence investments in healthcare.

Study: Online reviews can flag strengths, weaknesses in the ED and urgent care

FierceHealthIT

Online patient reviews can teach providers a lot about the care experience, and a new study uses that data to identify some of the strengths and weaknesses in emergency and urgent care

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Is there an ROI on AI?

Health Blawg

A survey of C-level healthcare execs conducted by OptumIQ finds that the overwhelming majority of those surveyed believe that there will be a positive ROI on artificial intelligence investments in healthcare.

Telemedicine Creates Surge Capacity During Flu Season

Carie Telehealth Insider

With the rate of diagnoses of influenza steadily increasing over the past number of years, doctors’ practices, hospitals, and urgent care facilities are reaching well over full capacity during flu season.

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.

ACA marketplace participation is on the upswing in 2019. But rural areas are still struggling

FierceHealthIT

Participation in the ACA marketplaces has been on the decline since 2015, with high-profile insurers fleeing the markets every year. But 2019 looks set to break that trend, and insurers report greater profitability

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On National Rural Health Day, We Recommit to Improving Rural Health

CMS.gov

On National Rural Health Day, We Recommit to Improving Rural Health. Jeremy.Booth@c…. Thu, 11/15/2018 - 20:38. Seema Verma. Administrator, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Topic. Leadership. Rural health. On National Rural Health Day, We Recommit to Improving Rural Health. Today is National Rural Health Day, an important day for all of us at CMS and, more importantly, for the work we do every day to improve the health of those living in our nation’s rural communities.

Atrium Health agrees to settle antitrust lawsuit over contract language

FierceHealthIT

Formerly known as Carolinas HealthCare System, Atrium will resolve more than two years of civil antitrust litigation over contract provisions that blocked health insurers from promoting innovative health benefit plans and cost-effective services to consumers if a court approves the deal.

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