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What Is “Patient Engagement” and Its Catalyst In the Current Age of Health IT?

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. What does “patient engagement” mean in the current age of health IT?

BACTrack launches remote monitoring app for alcoholism

Mobi Health News

The $79 to $129-a-month subscription service provides digital accountability for people in recovery

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A Piece in the Puzzle - Telehealth & Autism

Health Recovery Solutions

In 2018, the CDC determined that one in 59 children is diagnosed with ASD in the United States. Often, children with autism and their families live too far away from care and support or cannot access it due to high costs, limited availability, and other circumstances. Telehealth can serve as a wonderful resource for the ASD patient and their family as it can be utilized for diagnosis, therapy/treatment, and caregiver education. telehealth telemedicine

Omada adds glucometer, blood pressure cuff to chronic disease management offerings

Mobi Health News

The company will augment its BYOD strategy with optional included sensors

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EHRs top patient safety concerns

Morning eHealth

eHealth bits in Trump’s budget request — New Internet of Things bill

POPS! one diabetes management system commercially launches

Mobi Health News

The system uses an algorithm to give users real-time personalized diabetes coaching.

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Workplace mental health startup Unmind lands £3M

Mobi Health News

The company plans to put the new money towards improving its mobile platform and increasing its library of contents.

Governance in Healthcare: A Growing Need for Reference Mode

Perficient

Of all the governance trends, none is more foundational and critical to the success of the governance program – indeed the organization itself – than the need for accurate, consistent, and relevant models that communicate the meaning, use, and residency of the assets of the enterprise.

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Care coordination platform Olio raises $2.5M in seed funding

Mobi Health News

The company plans to use the new money for scaling its technology and expanding across the US.

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Test principles – Data Warehouse vs Data Lake vs Data Vault

Perficient

Understand Data Warehouse, Data Lake and Data Vault and their specific test principles. This blog tries to throw light on the terminologies data warehouse, data lake and data vault.

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Blue Shield of California, Teladoc support Paradise, CA patients in wake of fires

Mobi Health News

Telemedicine services will be available to Paradise Medical Group patients at no extra charge

Six Trends Moving the Needle in Customer Care: AI, VCAs, Chatbots

Perficient

Consumers are digitally savvy, well informed, and more demanding than ever. Not investing in resources that digitally transform customer care will become a competitive disadvantage. This series explores six technology trends for delivering smarter and more strategic customer care.

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Gilde Healthcare raises €200m for private equity fund

Mobi Health News

The fund will focus on established businesses in the Benelux and DACH regions of Europe

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Risks never sleep – Be a Risk Keeper

Perficient

Nothing is too low for a bear. A bear doesn’t probably love to chase and hunt their prey. They are fond of any sorts of flesh and easily pick you when you are asleep. Bears can be predators even though they don’t have many enemies.

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RapidSOS, Carbyne integration will aggregate both companies' emergency response data

Mobi Health News

Each company has developed digital tools that quickly provide emergency responders with actionable data during a crisis.

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Rural Health Professions Training Showing Medical Students the Benefits of Telemedicine

Arizona Telemedicine Program

For medical students with the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, weeks of suspense will end on March 15.

Risks never sleep – Be a Risk Keeper

Perficient

Risks never sleep – Be a Risk Keeper. Nothing is too low for a bear. A bear doesn’t probably love to chase and hunt their prey. They are fond of any sorts of flesh and easily pick you when you are asleep. Bears can be predators even though they don’t have many enemies.

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South Central Legislative/Regulatory Update – February 2019

South Central Telehealth Resource Center

The following attachment is a list of legislative and regulatory updates compiled by the Center for Connected Health Policy (CCHP) for telehealth and telemedicine within the South Central region (Arkansas, Mississippi, and Tennessee).

Got Candles? Happy 30th Birthday to the World Wide Web!

Society for Participatory Medicine

“Vague but exciting…,” was the response Sir Tim Berners-Lee received when he submitted a proposal for an information management system (aka the world wide web) to his supervisor in March of 1989. Three decades later, we have hit a key milestone, and approximately half the world is online.

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Let’s talk pricing: How payers can navigate tough conversations with members

FierceHealthIT

Lee Carter, president of language strategy firm Maslansky + Partners, works with hospitals, pharmaceutical companies and insurance companies grappling with healthcare pricing

A Primer on Organizational Change Management

Perficient

There’s a lot to consider when implementing Microsoft Office 365 (O365) – be it one application or the entire suite. Often, the last thing organizations think about is the impact on the users. Yet they are your most valuable asset, and their adoption can drive true value and impact across the entire organization. The content in this guide is designed to provide key steps that can help drive increased O365 end user adoption for a more successful implementation.

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Diagnostic errors are top reason for liability claims against primary care doctors, report says

FierceHealthIT

Diagnostic errors are the leading cause of liability claims against primary care doctors and account for the highest proportion of payouts, according to a new report

The digital revolution of biobanks: what role is precision medicine playing?

Lloyd Price

Precision medicine is forcing modern biobanks to shift their focus from sample-driven to data-driven strategies, the IARC’s Zisis Kozlakidis tells Health Europa. 20 years ago, an internet search for the word ‘biobank’ would have returned almost nothing; today, there are millions of results.

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National Cancer Institute Director Ned Sharpless named temporary replacement to lead FDA

FierceHealthIT

During his opening statements before the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee hearing on Tuesday, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced the selection of the interim replacement for FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb

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Implantable 'Tea Bag' in Development Releases Insulin for Children with Diabetes

Lloyd Price

Children with Type 1 diabetes have only one option to control their blood sugar: insulin treatment.

Quarterly Thought Conference – Telehealth Tech Panel Discussion

South Central Telehealth Resource Center

A panel of telehealth tech experts will discuss a variety of topics, including: • Selecting a vendor or service provider. Network considerations. Environmental considerations. • IT considerations based on clinical need. Lessons learned. Panel participants: • Teague Johnson with UAMS Institute for Digital Health and Innovation. Greg Hall with University of Mississippi Medical Center IT Department. Josh Scales with Tennessee Primary Care Association Health Information Technology.

Can virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) be used to treat chronic pain?

Lloyd Price

Can virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) be used to treat chronic pain? Swinburne University of Technology, in Australia, investigates how by conducting a novel research.

Hospitals could sustain 10% cut under Medicare public option proposals: report

FierceHealthIT

If the U.S. were to pursue a Medicare public option proposal, it could "decimate" insurance coverage as it looks today and result in a nearly $800 billion cut to U.S. hospitals over a 10-year period, leaders from the two most powerful hospital organizations said on Tuesday

EHR-Related Issues Top Patient Safety Concern List

hea!thcare innovation - Clinical IT

ECRI Institute report targets diagnostic errors, improper management of test results in EHRs

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UnitedHealth to expand use of point-of-sale drug discounts

FierceHealthIT

Beginning in 2020, all new employer plans with UnitedHealth and its pharmacy benefit manager subsidiary Optum will be required to offer all drug discounts directly to members at the pharmacy counter, the insurer said

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SCL Health Names Richardville CIO

hea!thcare innovation - Clinical IT

Former Atrium executive was named 2015 John E. Gall, Jr. CIO of the Year

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Hospital leaders see clear ROI for supply chain analytics, but most use outdated processes: survey

FierceHealthIT

Hospital executives say that better supply chain management can increase margins by more than 1%, but most hospital leaders are not investing in supply chain operations as their top priority, a recent survey found

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Technology In The Future of Cardiology

Healthcare Guys

We strongly believe that only digital health can bring healthcare into the 21st century and make patients the point-of-care. Sound, rhythm, rate, structure, function countless features of the heart are measured to keep it healthy for as long as possible.

Texas hospital CEO pleads guilty to role in multimillion dollar pass-through payment scheme

FierceHealthIT

The former CEO of a small Texas hospital pleaded guilty to defrauding three of the state’s largest payers out of millions through a laboratory billing scheme

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