Thu.Aug 13, 2020

CB Insights names 150 digital health startups as 2020's industry front-runners

Mobi Health News

Culled from a pool of nearly 8,000 companies, this year's list of the "most promising" private startups represents over $20 billion in funding from more than 900 unique investors.

My ABCovid-19 Journal – Day 5 of 5, Letters “U” through “Z”

Health Populi

We’ve had a lovely week on Seneca Lake, re-setting our physical, mental, and emotional clocks in the #KahnCave. It’s been blissful. I’ve enjoyed receiving feedback on the past four days of ABCovid-19 journal shares on my LinkedIn page and Twitter feed @HealthyThinker. My #arttherapy is yours for the sharing and taking. We are all, truly, on this pandemic journey together. That’s public health, for you.

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Babylon study finds new AI with ‘imagination’ is more effective than GPs at medical diagnosis

Mobi Health News

Researchers used causal machine learning approach to increase algorithm’s accuracy.

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5 Ways 5G Will Improve Healthcare

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Improvements in technology have greatly improved the accessibility to care when it comes to addiction treatment and recovery, and 5G is one of these changes that have been especially beneficial. Improvements to telehealth, and the […]. The article 5 Ways 5G Will Improve Healthcare appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial 5G 5G in healthcare benefits of 5G telehealth

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.

Johns Hopkins researchers develop robotics system to remotely control ventilators

Mobi Health News

Researchers from Johns Hopkins University and Medicine have developed a robotic system that allows medical staff to remotely control ventilators and other bedside machines from outside the room of patients with infectious diseases. The system, which is still being tested, was developed at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic to help conserve personal protective equipment, limit staff exposure to contagious patients and give more time for clinical work

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Livongo's President Dr. Jennifer Schneider talks potential in Livongo and Teladoc merger

Mobi Health News

Last week the digital health world was taken by storm when news broke that virtual health giant Teladoc was set to acquire chronic care management platform Livongo in a whopping $18.5 billion deal.

Big Data Is Easing Pain In The Dental World

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. A storm is brewing in the dental world. Not just your normal storm but one massive data hurricane. Whether it’s through data collection or data mining as some experts call it. The sharing of data […]. The article Big Data Is Easing Pain In The Dental World appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial big data in dental care dental care

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Roche & aMoon kick off digital diagnostic investment program; former Talkspace employees share confidentiality concerns; and more digital health news briefs

Mobi Health News

Also: Another smart-mirror workout joins the fray, and Kroger Health launches a back-to-work COVID-19 testing program with telehealth support

HHS Announces Investments For Health Information Exchanges

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a Notice of Funding Opportunity to expand and accelerate innovative uses of electronic health information via health information exchanges (HIEs) to support state and local […]. The article HHS Announces Investments For Health Information Exchanges appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial HIEs U.S.

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.

Roundup: NHS Tayside launches app to help IBS sufferers, Thirona launches COVID-19 detection software and more briefs

Mobi Health News

Also, Livi and North Tyneside CCG partnership gives 220,000 people free access to digital consultations

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Undiagnosed T1D at Increased DKA Risk During Pandemic

Insulin Nation

Disruption is the New Normal. No part of our daily lives seems unaffected by the global coronavirus pandemic — schools are operating online, many businesses continue to have their employees work remotely, and most people have changed how they do simple things, such as buying groceries. Even how we approach getting healthcare looks completely different than it did just last year.

Telehealth after dark: health systems can relieve clinician workload through nighttime virtual care

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Smaller critical care hospitals may not have the patient volume to justify having a full-time physician for the night hours. This, said panelists during a recent HIMSS20 Digital presentation, can mean facilities leverage their daytime doctors for the job – leading, in turn, to burnout and decreased quality of care. Nurses, too, can be stressed by the decision to wake up a physician, leading to decreased job satisfaction and decreased comfort managing complex patients.

How AI can help payers navigate a coming wave of delayed and deferred care

FierceHealthIT

How AI can help payers navigate a coming wave of delayed and deferred care. rking. Thu, 08/13/2020 - 17:53

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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.

Telehealth Is As Good As In-Person Care? Consider the Telehealth Evidence

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Telehealth Is As Good As In-Person Care? Consider the Telehealth Evidence While the data clearly has shown that telehealth is just as good as in-person care for a wide variety of healthcare issues, it is clear that telehealth is not … Read more. The post Telehealth Is As Good As In-Person Care? Consider the Telehealth Evidence appeared first on TBH Institute Blog.

Ballad Health profits decline by 22% in latest earnings report

FierceHealthIT

Ballad Health profits decline by 22% in latest earnings report. rking. Thu, 08/13/2020 - 15:33

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Remote Patient Monitoring Helps Uncover Child’s Undiagnosed Condition

South Central Telehealth Resource Center

In the world of remote patient monitoring there are devices that are provided by a clinician or doctor’s office and there are off-the-shelf devices ready to be used by anyone with a healthcare need. Dustin Vance, a telehealth professional with over two decades of experience, benefited from such a device. His daughter, Lexie, was experiencing nausea and chest pain and the mother contacted Dustin for advice.

A look at year one of Blue Cross NC's Blue Premier value-based care program

FierceHealthIT

A look at year one of Blue Cross NC's Blue Premier value-based care program. pminemyer. Thu, 08/13/2020 - 14:24

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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.

FHIR Security and Privacy Tutorial

Healthcare Exchange Standards

I have given a tutorial on FHIR Security and Privacy at a couple of HL7 events, and some HL7 distance learning. These recordings are available on the HL7 Education on Demand site. It is not clear when I will be asked to give the tutorial again. My slides are freely available on google sheets at this easy to type address [link]. Each time I give the tutorial I update these master slides. So each time you go there you will see the latest set of slides.

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The unexpected ways AI is impacting the delivery of care, including for COVID

FierceHealthIT

The unexpected ways AI is impacting the delivery of care, including for COVID. treed. Thu, 08/13/2020 - 16:02

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HIPAA Postcard Scam: Communication Alert from OCR for Organizations

Telebehavioral Health Institute

HIPAA Postcard Scam: Communication Alert from OCR for Organizations A fraudulent HIPAA postcard scam is being sent out, first-class, to healthcare organizations. It has recently come to light that healthcare organizations have been receiving postcards appearing to be from the … Read more. The post HIPAA Postcard Scam: Communication Alert from OCR for Organizations appeared first on TBH Institute Blog.

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COVID-19 has accelerated the adoption of AI. Executives from Google Cloud, Suki and Olive spell out why

FierceHealthIT

COVID-19 has accelerated the adoption of AI. Executives from Google Cloud, Suki and Olive spell out why. hlandi. Thu, 08/13/2020 - 13:55

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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.

A Virtual Situation Management System’s Experience with COVID-19

Healthcare IT Today

Coming out of disasters like Hurricane Katrina, healthcare had a lot of lessons learned. I saw session after session at conferences about how healthcare organizations were and weren’t prepared for the disaster that was Hurricane Katrina. While it was a tragedy, one slight silver lining is that many healthcare organizations learned a lot from those […].

Roadmap aims to help hospitals continue providing care amid surges of COVID-19 cases

FierceHealthIT

Roadmap aims to help hospitals continue providing care amid surges of COVID-19 cases. rking. Thu, 08/13/2020 - 13:02

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COVID-19 affecting how labor and delivery clinicians provide care

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: HIMSS20 Digital Coverage Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: COVID-19 affecting how labor and delivery clinicians provide care Featured Decision Content: Region Tag: Global Edition Right Now

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Lumeon Raises $30M in Funding to Support U.S. Growth

Healthcare IT Today

Lumeon, the leader in care pathway orchestration, today announced that it has closed $30M in Series D funding led by new investors Optum Ventures and Endeavour Vision, with participation from current investors LSP, MTIP, IPF Partners, Gilde and Amadeus Capital Partners. The investment will enable the company to extend the reach of its Care Pathway Management (CPM) […].

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.

Hybrid Telehealth: Telehealth and In-Person Healthcare

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Hybrid Telehealth: Telehealth and In-Person Healthcare Hybrid telehealth refers to the combination of telehealth and in-person healthcare. Increasingly, both aspects of healthcare are being recognized as an indispensable pair of treatment modalities for successful care management. While the … Read more. The post Hybrid Telehealth: Telehealth and In-Person Healthcare appeared first on TBH Institute Blog.

Patient Technical On-boarding – Telehealth Features Series

Healthcare IT Today

In this Teleahealth Feature Series, we’re going to cover the long list of potential telehealth features available today. As you’re considering your own approach to telehealth, we will provide you a look at all the possible features telehealth companies are offering on the market. Plus, we’ll offer our insight into the nuances of each feature […].

Health Catalyst acquires Vitalware for $120M, teams up with Northwell Health

FierceHealthIT

Health Catalyst acquires Vitalware for $120M, teams up with Northwell Health. hlandi. Thu, 08/13/2020 - 16:57

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