February, 2019

The secret to making AI work for physicians

KevinMD

If you are a physician or know a physician or have ever visited one, chances are you have probably heard them complain about technology in health care.

Is Healthcare Ready for Remote Patient Monitoring?

Health System CIO

Although remote monitoring has been shown to improve outcomes, it remains a tough sell to many providers, says John Halamka, who breaks down some recent findings on this complex issue.

PKvitality CGM K’Watch is Exciting

Insulin Nation

We spoke with PKvitality leaders Minh Lê, General Manager, and Tom Bishop, CTO Medical. They shared their investor slide deck and we have included selected images in this article. CGM Reimagined. The PKvitality team wants to disrupt the existing CGM market.

The Expectation Gap Between What Patients Want Vs What They Get

Health Populi

Talk to me, patients are demanding in unison.

New Tech Tonics Episode: Jerry Harrison & Brian Smith – Making Beautiful Music Together with Healthcare Entrepreneurs

Digital Health

An unlikely pair, Brian Smith and Jerry Harrison came together over their shared passion for music and science and helping entrepreneurs succeed. Together they are helping healthcare startups find their rhythm and chart a path to success through a new expert crowdfunding platform called RedCrow.

Apple’s health strategy: Democratizing health information

Mobi Health News

A chat with Apple VP of Health Dr. Sumbul Desai

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ONC Finds Possible Merit in FDA Pre-Cert

Medical Connectivity

We have addressed the FDA Pre-Cert program for SaMD (Software as Medical Device) on several occasions.

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UA’s Rural Health Professions Program: Teaching Students How to Practice Medicine Outside the Big Cities

Arizona Telemedicine Program

After four challenging years as a medical student – while maintaining her roles as a wife and mother of five daughters – Mary Alyson Smith will graduate from the University of Arizona College of Medicine-Tucson, in May.

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Consumers Expand Their Definition of Well-Being to Include Food-As-Medicine

Health Populi

Consumers put food front-and-center when thinking about their health. Viewing food-as-medicine is going mainstream for health consumers, who look beyond the “medicine” in that phrase toward a broader concept of personal well-being.

Whatever Happened to Tech-Enabled Home Care?

Aging in Place Technology Watch

So much VC money, so little resulting change. Past venture capital investment in home care technology boggles the mind. It seems only yesterday that Tech-Enabled Home Care was published – with that wonderful Forbes graphic “Why VCs Care More About Home Care”.

More consumers are using digital health to manage complex health conditions, Rock Health says

Mobi Health News

The report also showed a decline in consumers' willingness to share data with healthcare stakeholders.

@HIMSS, physicians don’t want hype. They just want sensible EMR solutions.

KevinMD

A few years ago, I wrote a KevinMD blog post about how cumbersome it was to complete notes in the electronic medical record (EMR). I proposed a solution in our residency clinic but encountered resistance in the adoption process that eventually led to its abandonment.

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Facial Recognition Enhances Customer Experience

Perficient

Facial recognition technology is quickly advancing and going beyond the ever-popular security use cases. Now retailers can use it to deliver an omnichannel shopping experience.

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Telemedicine Workflow: Six Questions You Have to Answer to Succeed

Arizona Telemedicine Program

When implementing a telemedicine program, you should create a new workflow. It’s easier to adapt a current workflow into the technology than to create a new productivity model. Your daily processes will need some changes but not entirely, and this can be to your advantage.

Cost and Convenience Underpin Patient Demands As Health Consumers

Health Populi

Across generations, from younger to older patients, cost, transparency and convenience drive consumer satisfaction, Accenture’s latest health consumer survey found.

Georgia state Senate passes two bills improving telehealth access for residents

Clocktree

The Georgia state Senate passed two bills today (SB115 and SB118) as part of their comprehensive healthcare reform aimed at reducing costs, increasing access, and enhancing quality care for Georgia residents. SB 115 allows for physicians outside of Georgia to be licensed as a telemedicine provider by the Georgia Composite Medical Board. This should improve access to Georgia residents in underserved communities by increasing the pool of available providers.

Shimmer unveils wearable sensor platform for clinical trials

Mobi Health News

The Verisense platform is designed to address problems created by consumer devices in the clinical research world

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Healthcare’s Thought Leaders Offer their HIMSS19 Takeaways

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. The cornucopia that is the annual HIMSS conference and tradeshow – healthcare technology’s biggest event – is behind us, but what’s left in the wake is wonderful, inspiring even, if not a bit overwhelming.

OneStream Elevates Perficient to Gold Partner Status

Perficient

Perficient is excited to have attained gold partner status within the OneStream partner network. OneStream Software is a leader in corporate performance management solutions (CPM) for the mid-sized to large enterprise and recently ranked 212th Fastest Growing Company in North America on Deloitte’s 2018 Technology Fast 500. With the surge of customers moving off legacy systems in favor of cloud solutions, OneStream’s growth potential knows no limits.

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BCG Vaccine Shows Promising Signals of T1D Efficacy

Insulin Nation

We spoke with Denise Faustman, MD, Ph.D., Director of Immunobiology Massachusetts General Hospital, and Associate Professor of Medicine Harvard Medical School. The following is a summary of the research that she and her team are working on. Early Islet Trials.

Time To Travel And Wait In Health Care: The Opportunity For Self-Care At Home

Health Populi

What industry compels its “consumers” to wait longer and travel further for services more than any other in a person’s daily life? That would be health care, a report from Altarum notes.

Medicare for All and more

Morning eHealth

RUSH Act back — Usability migraines continue

The consumerization of healthcare: the good, the bad, the baffling

Mobi Health News

As consumers start to drive their healthcare experince, concerns about healthcare spending savvy and information overload come to light.

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Predicting the Most Likely Takeaways From HIMSS19

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter.

Perficient’s Secret Sauce: Solving Customers’ Problems

Perficient

Our Perficient colleagues share how they live and breathe our core values. Here, Pawan Gupta, Managing Director, Commerce, writes about reaching across all Perficient teams to ensure high-quality deliverables to clients.

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JDRF Open Protocol — Path to Better Future

Insulin Nation

In 2018, JDRF celebrated the first anniversary of its Open Protocol initiative to support the development of automated insulin delivery systems, including artificial pancreas (AP) algorithms, continuous glucose monitors (CGM) and insulin pumps.

Deep Human Interactions: The Antidote To More AI In Health Care – Learning From Philips’ CEO At HIMSS19

Health Populi

“The promise of AI is undeniable…could AI help clinicians deliver better and more humanistic care?” ” This question is asked and answered in a JAMA viewpoint published January 1/8 2019 titled, Humanizing Artificial Intelligence.

Your Mobile Device is a Security Risk! Discover Simple, Surprising Fixes.

Phoenix Health Systems

At least 80 percent of Americans use smartphones and/or tablets, creating a digital frontier that is rife with cybercriminal activity. Worse, healthcare workers are subject to special risks of HIPAA violation if they use their devices to store or transmit protected health information of patients or access their hospitals’ networks, EHRs, and other computer systems.

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Looking to startups for the future of health

Mobi Health News

From at-home STD testing kits to behavioral health platforms, this year’s HIMSS Pitch Competition came from a variety of fields

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Rethinking approaches to remote health and telehealth in Australia

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Speaking during a panel session at the recent AFR Healthcare Summit , Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) President Dr Harry Nespolon said the way remote healthcare and telehealth is offered has changed little since the 1960s.

Governance in Healthcare: Seen as a Business Capability

Perficient

Related to the trend of recognizing the difference between information and data, content, and knowledge is that governance of information requires it be viewed as a business capability.

Participating in T1D Trials; The Value of Knowing and Helping

Insulin Nation

We spoke with Tavia Vital, BSN, BA, RN, CDE, who was diagnosed with T1D at age 2½ and is an Outpatient Certified Diabetes Educator, about the experience of her two sons participating in TrialNet, TEDDY, and the Oral Insulin Trial. Each son tested positive for high-risk genes for T1D.

Telehealth and Virtual Care Are Melting Into “Just” Health Care at HIMSS19

Health Populi

Just as we experienced “e-business” departments blurring into ecommerce and everyday business processes, so is “telehealth” morphing into, simply, health care delivery as one of many channels and platforms.

Meet us at HIMSS19! Ranked #1, Phoenix staff will fix your broken IT support.

Phoenix Health Systems

The annual HIMSS conference is highly anticipated to offer intriguing glimpses of transformative technologies and IT approaches that will shape the future of healthcare. This year’s gathering in Orlando promises to do the same. But without innovative corrections of IT-related adversities currently troubling your hospital, advances can be difficult. .

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