May, 2019

When Will Self-Service Come to Health Care?

Health Populi

At least one in three people who have tried out virtual health care have done so because they use technology in all aspects of life and want to do the same with their healthcare.

EMR Optimization Is the Hottest Thing Since … EMRs

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Ken Congdon, content marketing manager, Hyland Healthcare.

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Imperfect solutions: How health tech has harmed patient experience

Mobi Health News

Not all implementations have been smooth sailing for those seeking care

Electronic medical record interoperability is a total mess

KevinMD

Just the other day, while I was in the middle of seeing a morning schedule full of patients, I opened one patient's chart and was thrilled to see a whole bunch of new icons in Chart Review in the electronic health record that I had never seen before.

Capsule Tech Acquires Bernoulli Health: Analysis

Medical Connectivity

On April 30, 2019, Capsule Tech announced that it is acquiring Bernoulli Health for an undisclosed amount.

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Strengthening Our Salesforce Capabilities with Sundog Interactive

Perficient

Today, Perficient announced it is planning to acquire Sundog Interactive, an award-winning marketing and technology consulting firm that delivers Salesforce solutions to the world’s leading manufacturers.

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Five Virtual Reality technology offerings for older adults in 2019

Aging in Place Technology Watch

In 2017, it was clear that virtual reality technology had evolved beyond the point of experiments and was having a number of limited introductions into the world of older adults , including senior living environments ( Rendever ) as well as pain mitigation ( FirstHand ).

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Opinion: How self-tracking biometrics influence patients, medicine and society

Mobi Health News

For many, self-monitoring is becoming a new philosophy for life, argues digital health journalist and blogger Artur Olesch

The effect of mobile devices on our collective psyche

KevinMD

During a recent walk at Crystal Cove, a splendid California State Park with miles of pristine coastline, I encountered two young women sitting on a bench with a magnificent view of the ocean. Yet their only view of interest was their cell phone screens.

Technical tips for using Clocktree

Clocktree

Clocktree telehealth is web based and should work on any modern computer or mobile device with a camera. It works via browser, no matter what device you are using. Preferred browsers are: PC (Windows): Google Chrome. Android tablet or phone: Google Chrome. Mac (Desktop or laptop): Google Chrome or Safari. iPhone or iPad: Safari. In many cases, Clocktree will work on other browsers such as Edge or Firefox, however we recommend Chrome or Safari for the most reliable video and audio connection.

Becoming Perficient: From 100 to 3,500 Teammates, Opportunity Abounds

Perficient

“Becoming Perficient.” That phrase has made its way into a lot of conversations in hallways and IM chats around our offices over the past 10 days. Learning that your company – a company that you are excited and proud to be a part of – has been acquired is a big deal.

What We Know We Know About ZIP Codes, Food, and Deaths of Despair – HealthConsuming Explains, Part 3

Health Populi

“There’s a 15-year difference in the life expectancy between the richest and poorest Americans.” ” That’s the first sentence of Chapter 7 in my book, HealthConsuming: From Health Consumer to Health Citizen.

As technology proliferates, human factors matter more than ever for healthcare

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

CLEVELAND – At the Cleveland Clinic and HIMSS Patient Experience Summit on Wednesday, two experts showed how skills of human interaction are essential to the success of organizational missions.

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Facebook launches three new disease mapping tools

Mobi Health News

The new tools will include a high-resolution population density map with demographic estimates, a movement map and network coverage map.

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AI in medicine: Separate hype from reality

KevinMD

As a physician trying to keep up with all the new information about artificial intelligence, I want to know how machine learning and deep learning are impacting medicine now and to separate the hype from reality.

Teletherapy is closing the provider gap in rural North Dakota

Clocktree

There is a nationwide shortage of mental health services, but this shortage is even more pronounced in rural states like North Dakota. In response to the shortage, the state has boosted telemedicine as an option for mental health care. The ND human services agency has started allowing providers who serve patients through its health centers to live in some of the state’s bigger cities — or even move out of state — and deliver mental health care to rural areas through video calls.

Perficient Rings Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell

Perficient

From ambitious startup to formidable force, Perficient has come a long way in the past 20 years, and our performance and momentum have never been stronger. We held our initial public offering on July 29, 1999 – at the time with only 19 employees.

The Promise of Digital Health and the Privacy Perils – HealthConsuming Explains, Part 4

Health Populi

The supply side of digital health tools and tech is growing at a hockey-stick pace. There are mobile apps and remote health monitors, digital therapeutics and wearable tech from head-to-toe.

Appalachian Regional Healthcare rolls out tele-ICU across 12 hospitals

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Lexington, Kentucky-based Appalachian Regional Healthcare is deploying new tele-ICU capabilities across all of its dozen hospitals in Kentucky and West Virginia. WHY IT MATTERS.

FDA clears AI tool to help radiologists spot pneumothorax

Mobi Health News

Zebra Medical Vision's tool interprets medical imaging and flags potential cases for specialist review

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How non-video telehealth can be a cure for overprescribing antibiotics

KevinMD

When Dr. Fleming found penicillin mold in his Petri dishes in 1928, he had no idea of the impact he — and it — would have on global health. Penicillin and the antibiotic revolution that it triggered have saved countless lives and change world history.

HIPAA Breaches 2019 Style: More Than Ever With No Relief in Sight

Phoenix Health Systems

The Wall of Shame must be dripping with guilty tears. The Office of Civil Rights has just reported more data breaches than in any other month since the Department of Health and Human Services started recording healthcare data breaches in 2009. In April, 46 healthcare data breaches were reported — a 48% increase from March and 67% more than the average number of monthly breaches in the last six years. The only mild comfort is the number of actual healthcare breaches in April was only(!)

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Perficient Attains OneStream Platinum Partner Status

Perficient

In early February, OneStream elevated Perficient to gold partner status within the OneStream partner network. We are excited to announce just three short months later, the momentum continues with Perficient having earned Platinum status.

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Patients’ Expectations for Health Beyond Care: Think Food, Exercise, Emotions, Sleep and Finance

Health Populi

People want to make health with their health care providers, and they want more than care from them: most patients are looking for support with healthy eating, exercise, emotional support, sleep, stress management, social relationships, and financial health.

Patient engagement: Technology is just one piece of the solution

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

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As health tech innovation moves forward, who is being left out?

Mobi Health News

The digital health industry has much work to do when it comes to developing technologies for underserved populations, including people of color, the LGBTQ community and women

Digital health and artificial intelligence provide solutions to the global crisis in surgical care

KevinMD

In many countries around the world, women giving birth still face substantial risks to their own lives and that of their baby. Women travel for days to reach facilities that are understaffed, unsafe, and unequipped to provide life-saving surgical care.

From the #One Ranked Hospital IT Outsourcing Firm: a Free Service Desk Assessment

Phoenix Health Systems

Many hospitals have problematic service desk operations, whether internal or outsourced, but fixing them never gets to the top of the project list. Sticking with mediocre or poor support is usually non-cost effective and a major point of dissatisfaction among your medical staff.

How 3 Perficient Colleagues Took Their Careers to New Heights

Perficient

Opportunities to grow as a professional come from all corners at Perficient. Here, we spotlight three colleagues who have taken charge of their careers and risen to new levels of success.

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The 3 A’s That Millennials Want From Healthcare: Affordability, Accessibility, Availability

Health Populi

With lower expectations of and satisfaction with health care, Millennials in America seek three things: available, accessible, and affordable services, research from the Transamerica Center for Health Studies has found.

Ohio Living achieves low readmission rates with telehealth

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Ohio Living Home Health and Hospice earned a readmission rate of just 7.5 percent, nearly half of the state’s Medicare average, by introducing telehealth services. HOW IT WORKS.

FDA clears mobile AI platform for heart murmur screening

Mobi Health News

The cloud-based eMurmur ID platform aims to help primary care practitioners and other unspecialized clinicians provide consistent heart screening

Are we making artificial intelligence biased?

KevinMD

The tale is told of a large realm, of 1.4 billion, the largest nation in the world. It has a culture that is old, rich and grounded. A citizen’s worth can be understood, determined, exalted or decried. In modern times said country has a visionary leader for life.

Even in 2019, Your Staff is Still a Cyber-Security HIPAA Risk. Here Is Some Free Help.

Phoenix Health Systems

Our healthcare industry has become the largest target of all sectors for hackers primarily because of the huge volume of personal information that they can collect. Our personal information, our organization’s financial data, and especially the health and personal information of our patients offer a treasure trove for online profiteers.

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