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.

“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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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

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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Pramlintide Reimagined and Results are Promising

Insulin Nation

UCB launches Parkinson's disease app with AI voice chatbot

Mobi Health News

The Belgian pharma company worked with Verint Systems to create the PD Coach app

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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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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.

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.

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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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.

Security in The Age of Cloud Computing

Perficient

As a former CIO, I believe the most important aspect of an IT organization’s job is to protect their IT infrastructure and data that resides within it through advanced security. While it is obviously important to implement new technologies and applications, if the environment is not safe then nothing else matters. Part of this responsibility is disaster and business continuity planning, which protects data and ensures ongoing business activity in the event of a disruption event.

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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.

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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Is there an ROI on AI?

Healthcare Guys

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.

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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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What is working well in Healthcare IT?

Healthcare Guys

What is working well in Healthcare IT? Advantages of electronic medical records and benefits of health information technology. Benefits of e-prescribing

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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Eastern European Software Development Outsourcing Provider

Healthcare Guys

N-iX is an Eastern European software development outsourcing company helping software companies – SME and enterprises – to develop innovative tech products

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California approves CVS-Aetna merger with a $240M investment back to the state

FierceHealthIT

California regulators signed off on the CVS-Aetna merger on Thursday, but the state made out with $240 million in investments from the companies, plus a promise to keep premium increases low

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How data ware housing and business intelligence is moving the healthcare industry forward

Healthcare Guys

The healthcare industry is on the fast track to digital transformation. And, health enterprises are already going digital to organize their daily operations. But are they ready to handle the huge amounts of critical data and grasp the actionable insights? Read this article to know the whole story

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Physician Practice Roundup—Is it OK to date a patient? Only 20% of doctors say yes

FierceHealthIT

A new survey from Medscape offers a new look at doctors and ethics, plus more headlines we're following around the web

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Extract valuable insights with Healthcare Data Management

Healthcare Guys

This is a blog article on how healthcare enterprises can make use of data technologies to optimize their business operations and increase their revenue

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

The CMS Blog

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.

How can technology better help the healthcare industry?

Healthcare Guys

While the digitization of healthcare in America has solved many problems — like, reducing medical errors and improving clinical decision support — it has also lead to new issues. Healthcare solutions such as electronic health records (EHRs) are still failing in data processing speeds and enhancing the patient care. Healthcare IT services ideally accelerates the data integration across heterogeneous sources, and improves the patient engagement. Check out the article to know more…

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Humana report shows continued progress, benefits in shift to value-based care

FierceHealthIT

Humana’s annual assessment of value-based care portrays continued progress and growing promise for outcomes-based payment methodologies

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Payer Roundup—Cigna offers up new mental and behavioral health apps; Anthem focused on growth

FierceHealthIT

Cigna is offering its employers new apps that can help consumers improve their mental well-being and reduce their alcohol consumption. Plus, Anthem's VP of commercial and specialty products anticipates growth across the board

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