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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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.

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Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

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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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.

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.

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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Imperfect solutions: How health tech has harmed patient experience

Mobi Health News

Not all implementations have been smooth sailing for those seeking care

Primary Care Is Dead. Long Live Primary Care!

The primary care system is failing patients and providers. Capacity shortages have led to long wait times and physician burnout. To fix the system, we must find innovative ways to boost capacity and meet patient-consumers’ shifting expectations.

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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The Value of Connected Healthcare

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Susan DeCathelineau, vice president of global healthcare sales and services, Hyland Healthcare. Healthcare interoperability continues to be a critical topic facing healthcare technology leaders.

Insulin Resistance and Type 1 Diabetes

Insulin Nation

Insulin resistance isn’t something most type 1 diabetics spend a lot of time dwelling on. And why would they? This is only a problem for type 2 diabetics. Is it only a Type 2 Problem?

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Femtech innovators shine the spotlight on women’s health

Mobi Health News

Digital founders Saba Alzabin and Eirini Rapti speak to MobiHealthNews about how women’s health technology has evolved beyond fertility tracking apps

Big Idea: Primary Care Automation

Healthcare automation that gives primary care providers more time with their patients—and less on screens—can improve care for patients, increase satisfaction for providers, and deliver positive bottom-line results for system leaders. Download this guide to learn how to optimize automation and keep the patient-provider relationship at the heart of the healthcare experience.

New Society Created as Professional Home for Those Involved in Digital Medicine

hea!thcare innovation - Clinical IT

Nonprofit Digital Medicine Society (DiMe) to champion digital medicine as an evidence-based field

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Healthcare Hacking Profitability and Prevention

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Ken Lynch, founder and CEO, Reciprocity Labs. For decades now, hackers have been cashing in on financial data. The routine has been constant.

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Remote Prescribing - The Role of Telehealth

Health Recovery Solutions

In January, HRS published a blog post advocating for the use of remote prescribing to combat the opioid crisis and provide needed medications to patients struggling with opioid use disorders (OUDs).

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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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.

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

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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Customizing Telehealth Monitoring for Patient Success: Marie's Telehealth Story

Health Recovery Solutions

Anne Carle, RN, Telehealth Clinical Coordinator at Cornerstone VNA , shared with HRS a wonderful patient success story. In her own words, read her story below about customizing a patient's care plan through the use of telehealth.

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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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.

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

Johns Hopkins Spin-Out Seeks to Integrate Earlier Cancer Detection into Routine Clinical Care

hea!thcare innovation - Clinical IT

Thrive receives $110 Million in financing to fund commercialization of CancerSEEK liquid biopsy test

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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.

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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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.

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

An Oregon Health System’s IT Project Governance Success: Lessons Learned

hea!thcare innovation - Clinical IT

Leaders at the St. Charles Health System in Bend, Oregon have learned important lessons from their successful work in developing a formal IT project governance process around EHR implementation

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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?