Sat.May 25, 2019 - Fri.May 31, 2019

How Consumers’ Belt-Tightening Could Impact Health/Care – Insights from Deloitte’s Retail Team

Health Populi

Over the ten years between 2007 and 2017, U.S. consumer spending for education, food and health care substantially grew, crowding out spending for other categories like transportation and housing.

What healthcare plans can learn from casinos

Mobi Health News

Harvard Business School professor and economist Gary Loveman discussed how strategies from the world of gaming could help health plans better engage their members with technology.

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No More Physician Portals

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Brian Carter, senior vice president of product, Validic.

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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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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.

How Consumers Look At Social Determinants of Health for Cancer, Diabetes and Mental Health

Health Populi

Enlightened health/care industry and public policy stakeholders have begun to embrace and address social determinants of health.

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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.

Lobbying groups tell ONC to start over on info blocking rule

Morning eHealth

Don’t lean too much on PDMPs, federal task force says — More on dwindling abortion access

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Health Care Costs Still Americans’ Top Financial Worry Among All Money Concerns

Health Populi

Health care costs rank ahead of Americans’ money-worries about low wages and availability of cash, paying for college, house payments, taxes, and debt, according to the latest Gallup poll on peoples’ most important family financial problems in 2019.

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Getting radical: how innovation is transforming the face of healthcare

Mobi Health News

Digital health experts discuss how technology is being used in every situation from helping refugees to providing consultations in self-driving cars

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 adds American Well telehealth app to its App Orchard

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The American Well Telehealth app is now available in Epic's App Orchard, offering clinicians the ability do video visits and virtual consults within the electronic health record. WHY IT MATTERS.

Poll finds 49% of doctors support ‘Medicare For All’

FierceHealthIT

In a recent poll of healthcare workers, almost half of physicians said they support “Medicare for All." But overall, healthcare professionals are almost equally divided over the proposal to replace private health insurance with a new, federally financed healthcare system

Linkage – A rare survey of technology ownership among the oldest

Aging in Place Technology Watch

When there’s nothing else to buy. Funny about technology ownership among the oldest – generally there is no way to know whether they own any or if would they buy it. Neither Pew (in 2018) nor AARP (2019 technology ownership ) broke out upper age ranges.

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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

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.

Taking the Lead: How CIOs Can Help Shape Health IT Policy

Health System CIO

When it comes to health IT policy, leaders have two choices: get engaged in the process and help lead the discussion, or wait for regulators to set the rules and live with the consequences, according to Mari Savickis and Leslie Krigstein of CHIME.

Aledade expands into California to bring more physician-led ACOs to the state

FierceHealthIT

Aledade Inc., the startup company that is working to reshape primary care, is partnering with the California Medical Association to create new physician-led accountable care organizations in the state

7 Winning Telemedicine Resume Tips to Make the Best First Impression

Enzyme Health

If a recruiter spends an average of 15 seconds looking at your CV, what would yours get across? How can you make sure your telemedicine resume stands out for the right reasons?

Apple acquires asthma monitoring startup Tueo Health

Mobi Health News

The small respiratory health company was the original owner of a passive health monitoring patent obtained by Apple earlier this month

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Community Health Centers: Increase Growth through Care Management + Telehealth

Understand the Growth Potential for Community Health Centers through this Easy-To-Use Care Management Guide. This guide covers Billing, Claims Processing and Payment for CCM, BHI and More!

Apple snags asthma startup

Morning eHealth

The financial cost of physician burnout — Early abortion bans could push more women to telemedicine

3 female doctors—all from Georgia—will take over top posts at national physician organizations

FierceHealthIT

As more women join the U.S. physician workforce, three female doctors from Georgia are poised to take over top leadership spots at prominent national physician organizations

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Pillo Health raises $11M Series A for conversational adherence, engagement platforms

Mobi Health News

The round was led by Stanley Black & Decker's investment group, with strong support from Samsung Ventures

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Save the Drama for Trauma-Informed Care in Schools

Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health

Damion Perkins (center) and colleagues at the Center for RISE UP training. Kaiser Permanente uses art to inspire school staff and teachers to rise above professional burnout and help students who are impacted by Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs).

Report: 40% of healthcare organizations hit by WannaCry in past 6 months

FierceHealthIT

WannaCry ransomware continues to be an active threat, with 40% of healthcare organizations worldwide experiencing at least one WannaCry attack in the last six months, according to a research report from cybersecurity firm Armis

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How New Advances In Brain Technology May Revolutionize Behavioral Healthcare

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Dr. Antonio Rotondo, licensed clinical psychologist, specializing in neuropsychology.

Patient relationship management tool Welkin rakes in $17.5M

Mobi Health News

The new funding round was led by Altos Ventures with participation from Thrive Capital, Red Swan and Asset Management.

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Verily’s Deep-Learning Model Accurately Characterizes Proteins

MedTech Boston

Verily’s DeepMass, a deep-learning application for mass spectrometry, is highly accurate at predicting peptide mass spectra, according to a manuscript. The post Verily’s Deep-Learning Model Accurately Characterizes Proteins appeared first on MedTech Boston.

Report: U.S. healthcare spending to grow 4% in 2019

FierceHealthIT

healthcare spending is expected to grow by 4% to $3.6 trillion this year while drug spending is expected to increase 2.5% to $370.7 billion, according to a new report from Fitch Solutions Macro Research, a unit of Fitch Group

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