Mon.Sep 13, 2021

Eleos Health raises $8M for behavioral health focused AI voice tech

Mobi Health News

Former Secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Dr. David Shulkin is joining the company's board.

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Cleaning Up the Dirty Data In Healthcare

Healthcare IT Today

I’ve met a lot of companies in healthcare that are focused on data and analytics. However, I’ve never met a company that’s so focused on ensuring healthcare data is clean, useful, and trusted until I had a chance to meet Verinovum at the HIMSS 2021 annual conference.

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Digital mental health company Ginger begins offering services in Spanish

Mobi Health News

Spanish language capabilities will be available to select Ginger clients in the fall, and to all members by early 2022

Flo Announces $50 Million Series B Funding Round; Bringing Company to $800M Valuation

Healthcare IT Today

Flo, #1 OB-GYN-recommended app for period and cycle tracking, today announced it closed $50M in a Series B financing, bringing the total capital raised to $65 million and company valuation to $800M.

How You Can Win the Fight for Workers Against the Odds

In the world of behavioral and home health, where staff turnover is already high, businesses need to do 3 things especially well to win. Download the guide to discover how to attract reliable candidates to grow your business.

Telecare may boost homebound seniors' medication adherence according to JAMA study

Mobi Health News

Researchers said telecare programs could allow homebound older adults to maintain a closer connection with healthcare providers

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NHS launches world first trial for blood test that detects cancer

Mobi Health News

The Galleri test checks for early signs of more than 50 types of cancer

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Fitbit, Apple user data exposed in breach impacting 61M fitness tracker records

Fierce Healthcare

Fitbit, Apple user data exposed in breach impacting 61M fitness tracker records. hlandi. Mon, 09/13/2021 - 16:45

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Babyscripts raises $12M for its digital maternal health technology

Mobi Health News

Babyscripts plans to use the funding to expand throughout the U.S. and develop care models targeted to payers

Survey: Employers rethinking return-to-work plans as COVID-19 surges

Fierce Healthcare

Survey: Employers rethinking return-to-work plans as COVID-19 surges. pminemyer. Mon, 09/13/2021 - 13:43

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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.

Portuguese digital health startup UpHill raises €4.5M to guide clinical decisions

Mobi Health News

UpHill aims to support healthcare professionals' decision-making, help hospitals save time and reduce waste.

Following in the Footsteps of Others to become an Empowered Patient Advocate

Society for Participatory Medicine

I didn’t want to tell anyone about my diagnosis. I thought my family and a few close friends were enough. But I got brave one day four years ago and posted about it on social media. The outpouring of support was incredible.

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Optum's education arm launches LGBTQ+ provider training program

Mobi Health News

The company plans to release additional modules that cover more in-depth topics, such as how to care for transgender patients

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RemoteICU sues over HHS telehealth restrictions

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

RemoteICU, a Florida-based company that connects intensivists living overseas with U.S. hospitals via telemedicine, has sued the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services over the agency's telehealth restrictions.

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.

Medial EarlySign signs deal with Roche to develop AI-enabled cancer detection tool

Mobi Health News

The new initiative will begin with a focus on gastric cancer.

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Texas abortion providers under strain, concerned about safety, patient care following 'Heartbeat bill'

Fierce Healthcare

Texas abortion providers under strain, concerned about safety, patient care following 'Heartbeat bill'. agliadkovskaya. Mon, 09/13/2021 - 14:22

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Groups Recover Together sees great success treating opioid use disorder via telehealth

Healthcare It News

Groups Recover Together is a national healthcare company for individuals with opioid use disorder. It's based in Burlington, Massachusetts. THE PROBLEM. Addiction is a disease of isolation.

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CMS requiring insurers to submit data on air ambulance services, broker compensation

Fierce Healthcare

CMS requiring insurers to submit data on air ambulance services, broker compensation. rking. Mon, 09/13/2021 - 12:21

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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.

HIStalk Interviews Coby Skonord, CEO, Ideawake

HIStalk

Coby Skonord is co-founder and CEO of Ideawake of Milwaukee, Interviews

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Majority of hospitals stumbled on public health reporting before the strain of a global pandemic

Fierce Healthcare

Majority of hospitals stumbled on public health reporting before the strain of a global pandemic. dmuoio. Mon, 09/13/2021 - 15:43

Google’s Core Web Vitals Update and What You Should Be Doing Now

Perficient

Google rolled out its updated Page Experience signal in mid-June. While this Page Experience Update includes several components (secure sites, safe-to-browse sites, non-intrusive interstitials, and core web vitals), the core components of this update are easily misunderstood.

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Spok's board mulling possible sale following pressure from activist investor Starboard Value

Fierce Healthcare

Spok's board mulling possible sale following pressure from activist investor Starboard Value. hlandi. Mon, 09/13/2021 - 11:11

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Improve Onboarding with User-Centered Design

Speaker: Dr. Kate Wolin, Founder, Circea

In the age of social distancing, digital onboarding is becoming essential to any program. This is especially true for medical practices, where the threat of the pandemic is the most real. As consultations are being digitized, so are the process in which new patients are processed and appointments are being scheduled. Practices with compelling onboarding experiences are the ones who will ultimately succeed in the pandemic area and beyond. Join Dr. Kate Wolin, founder of Circea, for an overview of behavioral science and the evidence-based strategies that can be used to support patient engagement. She will also review how a patient-centered design strategy can be used to evaluate and refine onboarding processes.

Healthcare is broken. Electronic prior authorization might be the first step in fixing it.

Redox

Payers, providers, regulators, and patients rarely agree, but they are united in their disdain for prior authorization. It might, quite literally, be the worst.

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Babyscripts brings in $12M in fresh capital backed by MemorialCare's innovation arm

Fierce Healthcare

Babyscripts brings in $12M in fresh capital backed by MemorialCare's innovation arm. agliadkovskaya. Mon, 09/13/2021 - 15:30

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Perficient Interviewed for Forrester Report: Rethink Brand And Performance Media

Perficient

Today’s customer is unwilling to endure poor, disjointed experiences. As many as one-third of consumers will walk away from a brand after only one bad experience ( PwC ).

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Limiting hospital price regulation to concentrated markets would miss the worst offenders

Fierce Healthcare

Limiting hospital price regulation to concentrated markets would miss the worst offenders. dmuoio. Mon, 09/13/2021 - 12:28

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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.

Perficient Latin America, Best Agile Place to Work Nominee

Perficient

Perficient is a highly awarded company by clients, colleagues, partners, and communities where it operates. Perficient Latin America is thrilled to continue setting this high standard by announcing our nomination from the World Agility Forum (WAF) in the category of Best Agile Place to Work. .

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CMS.gov - Untitled Article

CMS.gov

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is committed to ensuring people on Medicare have quicker access to innovative medical technologies for life-threatening or irreversibly debilitating diseases – like cancer and heart disease. In January 2021, we published a final rule called The Medicare Coverage of Innovative Technology and Definition of ‘Reasonable and Necessary’ (MCIT/R&N). The rule would have granted expedited Medicare coverage for up to four years for any U.S.

CMS wants to pull Trump-era pathway that speeds up Medicare coverage of breakthrough medical devices

Fierce Healthcare

CMS wants to pull Trump-era pathway that speeds up Medicare coverage of breakthrough medical devices. rking. Mon, 09/13/2021 - 17:00