Sat.Feb 02, 2019 - Fri.Feb 08, 2019

Will artificial intelligence be able to have this conversation?

KevinMD

Transformation of health care is underway: The landscape is filled with innovation, and the horizon is dotted with technological possibilities of “Star Trek” ilk.

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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.

Real world examples of Robot-Human synergy in Healthcare

Lloyd Price

Thanks to dystopian books and movies, the world’s robotized future appears both fascinating and terrifying.

New AI policy push

Morning eHealth

Cerner, VA and DOD rumbling along — Amazon-Berkshire-JPM legal battle continues, plus more biz

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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.

The Expectation Gap Between What Patients Want Vs What They Get

Health Populi

Talk to me, patients are demanding in unison.

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Saliva-based glucometer, leaked Fitbits for kids and more digital health news briefs

Mobi Health News

Also: Grants for virtual reality in surgery, a medical search engine and telemedicine in the news

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.

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.

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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Google unveils two new apps support communication for deaf and hard of hearing people

Mobi Health News

One app will help transcribe speech to text and the other will help amplify certain sounds and minimize others.

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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.

Power BI – Power up your Analytics – Empower your Teams

Perficient

Power Up your Analytics with Power BI . Power BI is a hosted BI solution on the Microsoft cloud. Its biggest appeal is the ecosystem it comes with. Microsoft across its various releases has created a very intuitive product on a robust platform. Its a one stop shop for all analytics needs. Identifying use cases for Power BI. This section will establish the relevance of Power BI. It is an immediate value add to any Organization.

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Trump administration talks tech and transparency

Morning eHealth

EHR safety campaign pressures Congress on gag clauses — New life for Massachusetts telehealth parity

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Meditation, sleep app maker Calm secures $88M, announces unicorn valuation

Mobi Health News

The new backing is led by TPG Growth, and brings Calm’s total funding to $116 million

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eVisit - See How We Simplify Healthcare Delivery to Everyone, Everywhere

eVisit

health outcomes telepsychiatry telemental health telementalhealth telemedicine software rural ROI reviews remote visits remote care remote monitoring reimbursement prescriptions Patient Satisfaction patient outcomes Patient Engagement mobile health mhealth tech mhealth tools mHealth

Plan Your Network in Microsoft Teams (2019) – Part 3

Perficient

Welcome back to Part 3 of “Planning Your Network in Microsoft Teams” series! Last time, we talked about what real time communications was and the protocols used for media traffic in Microsoft Teams.

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Study Finds Telehealth Virtual Visits ‘Vastly Preferred to Office Visits by Patients’

care innovations

A study published in The American Journal of Managed Care in January 2019 has found that telehealth virtual visits offer a variety of benefits across the care continuum.

Lyft expands non-emergency medical transport deals with MA plans, updates platform

Mobi Health News

Along with new deals with BCBS, Humana and Logisticare, the rideshare service is also adding automated calls and other senior-friendly features to its web-based Concierge platform

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Why UnitedHealthcare wants to expand diagnostic codes to the social determinants of health 

FierceHealthIT

UnitedHealthcare wants to see diagnostic codes for services targeting the social determinants—such as transportation or healthy meals—expand nationwide.

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Need BI? Get Trusted Analytics Advice by Experts, for Experts

Perficient

When it comes to business intelligence, where do the experts go to learn? The answer is Perficient. Since the SIMON app launched, Perficient has been on the road with AllianceBernstein and MicroStrategy sharing how to turn analytics into action.

Predicting the Most Likely Takeaways From HIMSS19

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter.

Smartphone urine analysis company Healthy.io lands $18M in Series B funding

Mobi Health News

The company plans to use the money to scale its operations in the US and continue to roll out services in the UK.

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AMA survey: 28% of physicians say prior authorizations led to serious adverse events

FierceHealthIT

Prior authorizations are hazardous to patients’ health, according to more than one-quarter of physicians.

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These 5 Stats Will Make Your Revisit Your CX Strategy in 2019

Perficient

Good news travels fast — but bad news travels faster. With your business dependent on customer satisfaction, being able to service them regardless of their issue is what sets winning brands apart. On the flip side, when service is not up to par, damage to the brand can be significant.

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Data mongers have your number for opioid abuse

Morning eHealth

Google patent reveals plan for deep-learning EHR — Telemedicine for measles diagnosis

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DrChrono gets Meaningful Use Stage 3 certification for its mobile-first EHR

Mobi Health News

DrChrono has announced that its EHR, which runs on the iPad, iPhone, and Apple Watch, has attained ONC certification for Meaningful Use Stage 3. The company believes it is the first to obtain that certification for a mobile-based product

NIH announces plan to take on sexual harassment in #MeToo era

FierceHealthIT

The National Institutes of Health is renewing its focus on addressing sexual harassment, with Director Francis Collins instructing a working group to propose actions and policies to promote a safe and inclusive culture at NIH-supported labs and research conferences

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Handling Site Metadata with SXA Modules: Part 1

Perficient

Background. If you’re using Sitecore 9.0+, chances are high that you’ve heard of or are currently utilizing Sitecore Experience Accelerator to accessorize your instance.

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Six Health and Aging Technology Blog Posts from January, 2019

Aging in Place Technology Watch

January 2019 was a l-o-o-o-n-g month. And not the least because of travel to California, Nevada, Tennessee, and a hop through Atlanta.

Digitally tracking daily postoperative steps could help gauge patient length of stay

Mobi Health News

The Cedars-Sinai study used Fitbit Charge trackers to monitor 100 patients following a major inpatient surgical procedure

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Why Lyft is making Medicare Advantage a key focus of its healthcare work

FierceHealthIT

Ride-hailing service Lyft has been in the healthcare space for the past several years, and it sees Medicare Advantage plans as a key demographic for its health platform

MicroStrategy World: Optimizing Healthcare with Mobile Analytics

Perficient

Juliet Silver, Chief Strategist for Healthcare , presented on optimizing healthcare operations with mobile analytics. Healthcare Market Forces. There are a number of market forces that influence healthcare. Healthcare is about 17% of our GDP.

What Should the Major Tech Companies Do If They Want to Get Into Healthcare?

David Chou

This would be a great #HIMSS19 announcement Buying another technology company, like an EMR company, is not the ideal method for a technology organization to tap into the healthcare market.

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