Mon.Apr 08, 2019

Patients Can Expand Access To Clinical Trials, If They Have The Right Tools

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Komathi Stem, founder and CEO of monARC Bionetworks.

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Consumer Technology Association Launches Initiative Around Standards, Best Practices, for AI

Healthcare Informatics

The Consumer Technology Association has launched an initiative to examine and advance the impact of artificial intelligence in healthcare by coming up with standards and recommending best practices for AI applications

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New CMS ruling expands telehealth access to Medicare Advantage patients

Mobi Health News

The new ruling will expand access geographical and plans will have more flexibility in payment models.

What $285,000 Can Buy You in America: Medical Costs for Retirees in 2019

Health Populi

The average 65-year old couple retiring in 2019 will need to have a cash nest-egg of $285,000 to cover health care and medical expenses through retirement years, Fidelity Investments calculated.

New patents suggest Apple wants to teach your Watch to smell, which could lead to noninvasive blood glucose sensing

Mobi Health News

The two sensors could also be used to detect pollution or carbon monoxide, or help prevent exacerbation of respiratory conditions

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New Tech Tonics Podcast Episode: Andy Coravos: Championing Responsible Digital Medicine

Digital Health

Andy Coravos left a promising career at a top private equity firm to follow her passion and pursue intensive training as a software developer; she now works on the frontier of engineering and medicine as CEO and co-founder of Elektra Labs, focused on the use of digital measures to support clinical research, and the generation […].

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Useful string manipulations in VB.NET

Perficient

From the perspective of the developer, one of the biggest selling points of XF OneStream is the coding power and flexibility that comes with VB.NET. In this post I wanted to share a couple useful tricks when working with strings in OneStream applications. Text.StringBuilder.

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Deep Lens collects another $13.7M for digital pathology

Mobi Health News

The Series A round comes just half a year after the Columbus, Ohio-based startup's prior fundraise.

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Industry Voices—How healthcare employees on the front-line can help drive change

FierceHealthIT

There is a common misconception in the healthcare industry that key decisions are driven exclusively by leadership teams. The belief by employees is “I’m just a…. nurse, scheduler, radiologist, pathologist, etc.” This perceived reality can’t be further from the truth

Microsoft will officially shut down HealthVault later this year

Mobi Health News

Users of the personal health record platform have until November 20 to migrate their data to another service

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Provider, health IT groups praise proposed bills to change patient privacy regulations

FierceHealthIT

Healthcare and health IT groups are supporting recently proposed legislation aimed at reforming a patient privacy regulation by aligning it with HIPAA

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Consumer tech companies launch AI health initiative, Fitbit features Snapchat's Bitmoji and more digital health deals

Mobi Health News

Also: Nvidia collaborates with the American College of Radiology; Welkin Health launching support program for Axonics Modulation Technologies' device

Telehealth roundup

Morning eHealth

New push for AI in radiology — 23andMe responds to study on BRCA misses

Tonal gets $45 million for connected exercise equipment with digital weights

Mobi Health News

Serena Williams, through her new venture fund, was one of the investors in the round

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Florida healthcare executive convicted in $1.3B Medicare, Medicaid fraud scheme 

FierceHealthIT

The owner of several South Florida skilled nursing and assisted living facilities has been found guilty for his role in a $1.3 billion scheme to defraud Medicare and Medicaid—one of the largest in U.S. history.

Interoperability: Health IT's hardest problem is (finally) at an inflection point

Mobi Health News

During April, we'll talk to experts and thought leaders about what's really happening in interoperability, present original HIMSS Media research on the state of data exchange, delve into the newly proposed rule from HHS and share insights about what the future holds

Contract Year 2020 Medicare Advantage and Part D Flexibility Final Rule

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited.

Why Virtual Care Is The Future

GlobalMed

“The future is already here, it’s just not very evenly distributed.”. Neuromancer author and futurist William Gibson said that in regard to cyberspace.

Medfusion Partners with athenahealth’s Marketplace Program

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Medfusion announces a partnership with athenahealth, Inc. through athenahealth’s Marketplace program.

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Study finds fewer heart disease-related deaths in states with Medicaid expansion

FierceHealthIT

There are fewer heart disease-related deaths in states that expanded Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act, according to new research

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Automated Care Management Is The Quarterback of An Activated Healthcare Strategy

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Abhinav Shashank, CEO and co-founder, Innovaccer. Articles on social media channels that carry a sense of apprehension regarding the future of our healthcare system sadden me.

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Industry Voices—Why it's time for PBM rebates to come to an end

FierceHealthIT

In a world without pharmaceutical rebates, manufacturers would be unable to point the finger at rebate-hungry PBMs or consumers as the reason they need to consistently increase list prices, writes Jake Frenz, CEO of startup PBM SmithRx

#GoogleNext19 for Healthcare

David Chou

I am intrigued by what Google is going to announce this week. New CEO running the cloud operation in addition to a CEO that have led health system operations in the company now. Is there time for Google to gain the market share? Here is what to watch for during the week

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Centene to invest $100M in Alzheimer's, diabetes research at Washington University

FierceHealthIT

Under the agreement, Centene's funding would be dispersed over 10 years to the School of Medicine's Personalized Medicine Initiative. Innovations that come from the initiative will be commercialized through a joint venture between the school and Centene.

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TBHI Faculty as Keynote Speaker & Presenter at IIBHN Annual Conference

Telebehavioral Health Institute

TBHI Faculty to Provide Keynote & Telebehavioral Workshop at IIBHN Annual Conference On April 25 – 27, 2019, Dr. Marlene Maheu of Telebehavioral Health Institute (TBHI) Faculty will be gracing the Idaho Integrated Behavioral Health Network (IIBHN) annual conference. The … Read more. The post TBHI Faculty as Keynote Speaker & Presenter at IIBHN Annual Conference appeared first on TBH Institute Blog. Blog Conferences IIBHN Keynote Speaking Engagement

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Study: Researchers Find that EHR Usability Impacts MDs’ Test Result Management and Patient Safety

hea!thcare innovation - Clinical IT

A team of researchers at the University of North Carolina finds that differences in levels of EHR usability have a meaningful impact on physicians’ management of abnormal test results, and potentially, on patient safety

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5 drugs in development payers, employers should be watching, Optum says

FierceHealthIT

Amid rising drug costs, employers and payers should be keeping a closer eye on products in the pipeline as they design formularies

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Centene, Washington University Partner on Personalized Medicine Initiative

hea!thcare innovation - Clinical IT

Innovations to be commercialized through ARCH Personalized Medicine Initiative, a joint venture

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CMMI's Adam Boehler: 'Now is the time' to bring post-acute care bundle ideas

FierceHealthIT

The Trump administration is interested in the concept of creating post-acute care bundles, the head of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' innovation arm told an audience at the American Hospital Association conference on Monday

Radiologists Creating Their Own AI Algorithms? A New Partnership Provides the Opportunity

Healthcare Informatics

New software will offer radiologists without computer programming experience the ability to build and improve AI algorithms without the need to share their data, according to one chief data science officer

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Health IT Roundup—Google, IBM team with industry groups on AI standards

FierceHealthIT

Google and IBM are teaming up with the Consumer Technology Association to develop standards for the use of artificial intelligence in healthcare, consumers concerned about providers' cyber defenses and more health IT headlines

University of South Carolina, Siemens Healthineers Open Innovation Think Tank Lab

Healthcare Informatics

The University of South Carolina and medical technology company Siemens Healthineers have opened their Innovation Think Tank (ITT) Lab, designed to be an innovation hub where stakeholders can solve issues in healthcare, artificial intelligence

What Is Revenue Cycle in Healthcare?

HealthStream

The healthcare revenue cycle is integral to facility stability, so a well-rounded training and continuing education approach must be taken to ensure full staff understanding and buy-in

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Starting Conversations with Collaborative Enterprise Architecture: Data Collection and IT Inventorying With LeanIX

LeanIX

A proven method. It’s sad to say, but we’ve forgotten how to work in teams. Despite the proliferation of Kanban boards, daily “Agile” stand-ups, Google Docs/Polls and Slack, we still fail to ask the right questions at the right times to get answers to the problems that matter most.

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