Mon.Dec 09, 2019

Medicare Members Are Health Consumers, Too – Our AHIP Talk About Aging, Digital Immigrants, and Personalizing Health/Care

Health Populi

As Boomers age, they’re adopting mobile and smart technology platforms that enable people to communicate with loved ones, manage retirement investment portfolios, ask Alexa to play Frank Sinatra’s greatest hits, and manage prescription refills from the local grocery store pharmacy.

NDMC partners with HTC DeepQ to build largest MR anatomy classroom in Taiwan

Mobi Health News

tudents and teachers can effortlessly switch between VR and the real world with just one click in laboratory lessons, learning from the virtual human body and real cadavers simultaneously

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Food As Medicine: Grocery Stores Expand as Health Destinations While the Federal Government Cuts Food Stamps

Health Populi

There’s something like cognitive dissonance as I prepare my 2020 Health Populi TrendCast of what to expect in the health/care ecosystem in the new year.

NMDC partners with HTC DeepQ to build largest MR anatomy classroom in Taiwan

Mobi Health News

tudents and teachers can effortlessly switch between VR and the real world with just one click in laboratory lessons, learning from the virtual human body and real cadavers simultaneously

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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.

Getting on the apps to fight STIs

Morning eHealth

Jayapal latest lawmaker to press Google on Ascension deal — Azar-Verma feud escalates

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Three Healthcare Trends To Watch In 2020

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Blaise Wabo, associate director, A-LIGN. As the technology industry continues to experience continuous, rapid change and advancements, other industries are faced with the challenge of incorporating these new technologies, creating rules and regulations in order to ensure the safety and privacy of consumers and businesses. In 2020, technology will continue to lead to new […].

etectRx's ingestible adherence tracker system cleared by FDA

Mobi Health News

News of the ID-Cap System's 510(k) comes amidst reports of turmoil within the business of its predecessor in clearance, Proteus Digital Health

Trends Likely To Affect Healthcare Technology In the Year Ahead

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Response by Kristin Simonini, vice president of product, Applause. Healthcare has long been looked at as a laggard when it comes to adopting digital services. Part of that is due to the stringent regulations of the industry and the sensitivity surrounding personally identifiable information. Part of the blame, however, falls on healthcare providers themselves. As more […].

Ping An Good Doctor and Merck sign agreement to explore integrated health solutions in China

Mobi Health News

Both companies will also jointly explore how to break down the barrier between online and offline healthcare by means of innovative retail models connecting retail pharmacies, hospitals and primary healthcare in rural areas

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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.

Quarterly Thought Conference: Why the Need for Research in Health Care Technology?

South Central Telehealth Resource Center

Join us as Elizabeth Krupinski, PhD, Professor and Vice Chair of Research, Radiology and Imaging Sciences at Emory University discusses “human factors” in the development of digital health. Click here for registration information: [link].

G Medical Innovations receives $20.5M to grow US, international remote monitoring business

Mobi Health News

The Cayman Islands-based company is looking to add 20 new international sales representatives to its existing five by the end of next year

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7 Lessons Learned from the Career of Gus Malezis, CEO of Imprivata

Healthcare IT Today

Gus Malezis, President and CEO of Imprivata, has been at the head of the company since 2016 where he’s focused on creating a sustainable company that’s driven to improve healthcare.

Comparison Is the New Key To Excellence: What Health Plans Can Do To Boost Enrollments

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Abhinav Shashank, CEO, Innovaccer. After the enactment of the Affordable Care Act, insurers had to cut down on the “cherry-picking” of members and not provide insurance to just low-risk individuals. To some extent, the scope for earning high-profit margins had decreased for health insurance companies. This rule created an imperative for them to look […].

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.

How clinical research is benefiting from digital trials

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

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Drivers of Telemedicine Adoption

MedTech Boston

Telemedicine adoption is on the rise, according to an April survey conducted by Boston-based American Well. At HLTH 2019 in Las. The post Drivers of Telemedicine Adoption appeared first on MedTech Boston. Uncategorized American Well telehealth telemedicine virtual care

Empowering patients with easy-access remote monitoring

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

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UnitedHealth Group to acquire specialty pharmacy Diplomat in $300M deal 

FierceHealthIT

UnitedHealth Group will acquire Diplomat, a specialty pharmacy and infusion services provider, the healthcare giant announced Monday.

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Forrester Names Leader in Virtual Health Care Solutions

Forrester Research identified and evaluated the top players in digital health. Read the report to see who stood out—and who needs to catch up.

Developing health tech for missons to the moon and beyond

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: Quality and Safety Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: Developing health tech for missons to the moon and beyond Featured Decision Content: Region Tag: Global Edition

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Amazon Web Services Offering Direct-To-EHR Transcription

Healthcare IT Today

Amazon Web Services has introduced a new line of business focused on tackling in on one of the most vexing day-to-day problems physicians face.

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House Democrat presses Google on health data collection in wake of Ascension deal

FierceHealthIT

Tech giant Google continues to face Congressional scrutiny about its collection and use of sensitive health data in a project with Ascension. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash.,

Is Your Credentialing Process Really Electronic?

HealthStream

Make sure you don’t claim to provide electronic credentialing when you really aren’t—this will just be a source of irritation to providers when their expectations aren’t met. The key is to be paperless throughout the process

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Building Your Digital Health Ecosystem

With the fragmentation of the pharmacy industry, digitized provider networks can offer a much-needed solution to connectivity, data sharing, collaboration and interoperability between physicians, patients and pharmacies.

Banner Health agrees to $6M settlement to resolve 2016 data breach lawsuit

FierceHealthIT

Banner Health has agreed to pay up to $6 million to victims of a massive 2016 data breach as part of a proposed settlement, according to court documents filed last week. The class-action lawsuit was filed in August 2016 on behalf of close to 3 million individuals affected by the data breach

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10 Risks of Nurse Disengagement

HealthStream

Nurse engagement measures the degree to which a nurse is committed to their job, the organization for which they work, and the nursing profession as a whole. When nurses become disengaged, patient care can definitely suffer

Providers get win in surprise billing compromise, but they're not happy

FierceHealthIT

Major bipartisan healthcare legislation to outlaw surprise medical bills includes an arbitration backstop for out-of-network charges, in a massive win for the provider industry

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Wigan Council’s Deal 2030: harnessing digital

Digital Leaders HealthTech

Harnessing the power of digital is a core element of Wigan Council’s strategy for the next 10 years; Deal 2030. Under the umbrella of ‘Confidently Digital’, we want to help our residents prepare for the future and take every opportunity to improve their lives through digital innovation. We already have a number of initiatives in place that have laid a foundation for that journey. Some of these have been operating for a number of years now and are delivering tangible results.

Telemedicine: Real-Time Trauma and Clinical Care with Global Reach

Today, connecting the patient to the right specialist is largely dependent on the patient’s ability to travel to the physician’s location. The ability to use technology to monitor patients in real-time, share information about their condition and provide treatment remotely, will improve the quality of care and save lives for patients everywhere.

Epic's Judy Faulkner: ONC data blocking rule undermines privacy, intellectual property protections

FierceHealthIT

Judy Faulkner, the CEO of electronic health records giant Epic, has big concerns about two federal interoperability rules, primarily that the rules undermine patient privacy

HIStalk Interviews Doug Cusick, CEO, TransformativeMed

HIStalk Interviews

Doug Cusick, PharmD is president and CEO of TransformativeMed of. Interviews

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Report: Number of MA plans offering supplemental benefits on the rise, but hurdles remain 

FierceHealthIT

Though federal regulators have provided health plans additional flexibility to offer supplemental benefits in Medicare Advantage, uptake of these options has been relatively slow thanks to a number of operational challenges, a new report shows.