Wed.Mar 31, 2021

Dutch medical AI company Thirona launches software for cystic fibrosis

Mobi Health News

The new algorithm allows for automated analysis of CT scans of patients with the condition. AI, Analytics, Predictive analytics, Data and Information

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Housing as Prescription for Health/Care – in Medecision Liberation

Health Populi

COVID-19 ushered in the era of our homes as safe havens for work, shopping, education, fitness-awaking, bread-baking, and health-making.

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SOC Telemed acquires Access Physicians to solidify its acute care telemedicine services

Mobi Health News

The deal is valued at about $194 million and will drive about a third of the telemedicine company's expected revenue moving forward. Mergers and acquisitions, Finance, Patient Access, Telehealth, Digital Health, Business, Care, Technology

Tablet-based telehealth keeps mental health services online during the pandemic

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Stay-at-home orders put in place in March 2020 required New York City-based Goodwill NYNJ's offices to close. As a result, staff members needed to figure out how to maintain their two PROS (personalized recovery-oriented services) serving people with serious and persistent mental illness.

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.

Abu Dhabi's Rizek 'first app in the world' to offer at-home vaccine bookings

Mobi Health News

Private bookings for a COVID-19 vaccine start from AED 1,300 (approx. COVID-19, Population and Public Health, Core Technologies, Care, Technology

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Otsuka exec on what's next for kidney care innovation and a peek at what's coming down the pipeline

Mobi Health News

Charlotte Jones-Burton, she leads Otsuka’s, Global Clinical Development on Nephrology, discusses how COVID-19 has changed care. Digital Health, Technology

A New Journey into Healthcare

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Deborah Millin, Senior Director of Healthcare Business Development at NVIDIA.

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CirrusMD's text-based virtual care service closes $20M Series C

Mobi Health News

The company hopes to maintain its momentum after a year of substantial growth. Investing, Patient Access, Telehealth, Business, Care

Five interesting and useful technologies for older adults

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Events cropped up again in March that help accelerate interest in and ultimately benefit for older adults. One of these was the Longevity Health & Innovation Summit , which featured numerous longevity and technology experts as well as a pitch challenge.

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.

European med tech industry calls for patient access to innovation to be safeguarded

Mobi Health News

Concerns raised that EU Health Technology Assessment Regulation could lead to delays in market approval. . Digital Health, Regulation, Emerging Technologies, Technology, Public Policy

Optimum Healthcare IT Acquires Trustpoint Solutions

Healthcare IT Today

Optimum Healthcare IT, a Best in KLAS healthcare IT staffing and consulting services company, announced today that they have acquired Trustpoint Solutions.

Why experts say the information blocking ban will be game changing for patients

FierceHealthIT

Why experts say the information blocking ban will be game changing for patients. treed. Wed, 03/31/2021 - 12:34

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Finding Value in Primary Care: Why Organizations Should Prioritize Primary Over Chronic Care

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Mike Linnert, Chief Executive Officer & Founder at SymphonyRM. March is National Kidney Month, which highlights the 37 million people in the U.S. more than 1 in 7 adults – who suffer from chronic kidney disease (CKD).

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.

Biden infrastructure package includes $400B to expand Medicaid home services

FierceHealthIT

Biden infrastructure package includes $400B to expand Medicaid home services. rking. Wed, 03/31/2021 - 13:22

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Crossover Receives $168 Million in Series D

Healthcare IT Today

Crossover Health, a relationship-based, tech-enabled, national healthcare organization that integrates both virtual and in-person care for employers and health plans, today announced that it has raised $168 million in an oversubscribed Series D financing led by Deerfield Management Company.

3 key issues to watch as information blocking ban goes into effect

FierceHealthIT

3 key issues to watch as information blocking ban goes into effect. hlandi. Wed, 03/31/2021 - 11:27

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Yale New Haven's telehealth turnaround, policy updates, more

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: Telehealth. Enterprise Taxonomy: Short Headline: Yale New Haven's telehealth turnaround, policy updates, more Featured Decision Content: Region Tag: Global Edition Right Now

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.

SOC Telemed expands acute care telehealth services with Access Physicians acquisition

FierceHealthIT

SOC Telemed expands acute care telehealth services with Access Physicians acquisition. hlandi. Wed, 03/31/2021 - 15:35

Apple-backed Stanford study suggests iPhone, Apple Watch could remotely monitor heart patients' frailty

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Enterprise Taxonomy: Telehealth Patient Access Care

CMS to pause Medicare payments until Congress passes sequester fix next month

FierceHealthIT

CMS to pause Medicare payments until Congress passes sequester fix next month. rking. Wed, 03/31/2021 - 10:27

SOC Telemed acquires Access Physicians to solidify its acute care telemedicine services

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

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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.

Large employers are eyeing on-site COVID-19 vaccines, survey shows

FierceHealthIT

Large employers are eyeing on-site COVID-19 vaccines, survey shows. pminemyer. Wed, 03/31/2021 - 13:15

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HIStalk Interviews Josh Schoeller, CEO, LexisNexis Healthcare

HIStalk Interviews

Josh Schoeller is CEO of LexisNexis Healthcare. Tell me about. Interviews

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Industry Voices—3 ways to avoid costly and risky PPE scams

FierceHealthIT

Industry Voices—3 ways to avoid costly and risky PPE scams. treed. Wed, 03/31/2021 - 18:54

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Using Simulation for Resuscitation Innovation During the COVID-19 Pandemic

HealthStream

During a recent HealthStream webinar, Dr. Pooja Nawathe, Medical Director of Simulation at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. discussed her team’s efforts to use simulation to innovate ICU resuscitation procedures to match the demands of the Covid-19 pandemic

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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.

CVS wants to facilitate 65B healthcare interactions by 2030. Here's how

FierceHealthIT

CVS wants to facilitate 65B healthcare interactions by 2030. Here's how. pminemyer. Wed, 03/31/2021 - 10:52

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User Experience Audit Sets Medical Center Website Redesign Up for Success

Geonetric

Mary Greeley Medical Center is a 220-bed regional hospital that provides healthcare to the residents of a 13-county area in central Iowa. While it serves many nearby rural communities, it also competes with larger healthcare organizations in the Des Moines metro area.

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Dementia Patients Are at an Even Greater Risk During the COVID-19 Pandemic

HealthStream

For patients and residents experiencing dementia, the behavior modifications required for COVID-19 are a significant obstacle. Almost everything related to this population is made more difficult by measures to combat the disease

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