Mon.Apr 19, 2021

Health, the Great Unifier (For Most)

Health Populi

As the COVID-19 expanded peoples’ consciousness about infectious disease and opportunities to keep a tricky virus at bay, consumers grew new muscles about public and individual wellness…now, “more invested in achieving it,” according to In Health We Trust , a survey report from Healthline Media.

GoodRx looks to consumer education with purchase of health video company HealthiNation

Mobi Health News

GoodRx will use HealthiNation's educational health videos to inform consumers and as an offering in its Manufacturing Solutions business. . Mergers and acquisitions, Finance, Digital Health, Business, Technology

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How one health system moved 85% of its services via telehealth

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Preferred Behavioral Health Group, based in Lakewood, New Jersey, is a multi-site outpatient behavioral health organization providing adult mental health services, youth and family services, and substance use services.

Men's fertility startup Legacy raises $10M to expand services

Mobi Health News

Customers can gain insights about their sperm and freeze their sperm. . Investing, Business

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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.

Long-Term Telehealth Policies are Required to Continue Improving Healthcare Access, Affordability and Equity

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Stephanie Jamison, Director of Regulatory Affairs at Greenway Health, a leading health information technology services provider.

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Optum now offering virtual care nationwide, execs say

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

UnitedHealth subsidiary Optum has launched a new virtual care product. OptumHealth's CEO says the software, Optum Virtual Care, is now live in all 50 states.

Renovia raises $17M to help tackle female pelvic floor disorders

Mobi Health News

The company’s flagship product, leva, is an FDA-cleared digital therapeutic that helps women strengthen their pelvic floor muscles to treat urinary incontinence. Investing, Health and Wellness, Healthy aging, Digital Health, Business, Care, Technology

Virta Health pulls in $133M to expand its diabetes reversal platform

FierceHealthIT

Virta Health pulls in $133M to expand its diabetes reversal platform. hlandi. Mon, 04/19/2021 - 11:14

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Is Being a CIO Harder Today than 20 Years Ago? – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 60

Healthcare IT Today

For the 60th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’ll be looking at the role of the CIO in healthcare and how it’s evolved over the last 20 years.

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.

Blue Cross NC takes aim at food insecurity with slew of new pilot programs

FierceHealthIT

Blue Cross NC takes aim at food insecurity with slew of new pilot programs. pminemyer. Mon, 04/19/2021 - 12:45

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CIOs Confirm Healthcare Startups Have a Tough Road

Healthcare IT Today

A panel of healthcare CIOs at the CHIME Spring Forum confirmed what startups have known for a long time – the odds are stacked against them. The panel confirmed that health systems prefer to work with incumbents on new solutions rather than adopt ones from startups.

GoodRx to acquire health video company HealthiNation for $75M in cash

FierceHealthIT

GoodRx to acquire health video company HealthiNation for $75M in cash. hlandi. Mon, 04/19/2021 - 15:15

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Breaking down the latest grant opportunity for CMHCs

Iris Telehealth

Calling all CMHCs! The SAMHSA Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS) is currently accepting proposals for their new 2021 grant program. They’re estimating about $825,000,000 in available funding for between 165 and 825 organizations.

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.

How to Maintain Cybersecurity in Healthcare During COVID-19

Digital Health Today

Healthcare organizations deal with highly personal information and when they face cybersecurity challenges, there is a lot at stake. In the first half of 2020, the number of cybersecurity breaches in healthcare has doubled. Remote work during COVID-19 made cybersecurity one of the top priorities.

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Cigna's Evernorth completes acquisition of virtual care provider MDLive

FierceHealthIT

Cigna's Evernorth completes acquisition of virtual care provider MDLive. pminemyer. Mon, 04/19/2021 - 15:22

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Seven Fundamental Ways to Improve Opioid Stewardship with Expert Healthcare Training

HealthStream

Seven fundamental pillars of opioid stewardship are the foundation for the NQF opioid stewardship courseware available through HealthStream. This active learning, scenario-based curriculum takes the learner on a healthcare organization's journey to improved opioid stewardship

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KFF: Small number of Medicare Part D, Part B drugs make up most spending

FierceHealthIT

KFF: Small number of Medicare Part D, Part B drugs make up most spending. rking. Mon, 04/19/2021 - 15:04

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.

Introducing Our Container-Native Modernization Suite for ROSA

Perficient

As a launch partner for Red Hat OpenShift Service on AWS (ROSA) , we’ve developed a DevOps-in-a-box reference architecture and Kubernetes-based implementation for rapid application modernization.

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Here's why hospitals are looking to take a tech-enabled approach to hand hygiene compliance

FierceHealthIT

Here's why hospitals are looking to take a tech-enabled approach to hand hygiene compliance. dmuoio. Mon, 04/19/2021 - 18:55

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My 101 with Optimizely (Episerver) PIM

Perficient

I recently got a chance to work on Optimizely’s Product Information Management (PIM) system and to familiarize myself with the platform. Optimizely PIM is a cloud-based, product information management system that provides a centralized hub to manage all your product information.

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Healthcare loses 44,000 jobs during Q1 2021, while spending, prices continue to grow

FierceHealthIT

Healthcare loses 44,000 jobs during Q1 2021, while spending, prices continue to grow. dmuoio. Mon, 04/19/2021 - 11:55

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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.

Why is it crucial to upgrade your medical office equipment?

KB Dental Consulting

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