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The Kids Are Alright – With Just a Little Help from the Innovators

Digital Health

I was in Austin last week for South By Southwest (SXSW), a sort of conference/meetup/party/experiential mash-up which is really like no other event that touches healthcare. At SXSW you can see a healthcare startup pitch, experience the latest and greatest in weird automotive or robotics engineering, see a movie and take in a concert, all […].

How telemedicine is increasing diversity in clinical trials

KevinMD

An important part of advancing medical research and drug development is making participation in clinical trials easier and more inclusive.

Can AI Make Healthcare Human Again? Dr. Topol Says “Yes”

Health Populi

“The Fourth Industrial Age,” Dr. Abraham Verghese writes, “has great potential to help, but also to harm, to exaggerate the profound gap that already exists between those who have much and those who have less each passing year.”

Women in venture: The case for increasing representation in digital health investing

Mobi Health News

Women make up 12.2 percent of digital health VC partners, but many in the industry are discussing the importance of diverse viewpoints.

Meet Perficient’s Chief Strategists: Mark Polly

Perficient

Thrilling our clients with innovation and impact – it’s not just rhetoric. This belief is instrumental for our clients’ success. In 2018, we announced the first class of Chief Strategists, who provide vision and leadership to help our clients remain competitive.

What if EMRs can never capture the clinical experience?

KevinMD

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Omada adds glucometer, blood pressure cuff to chronic disease management offerings

Mobi Health News

The company will augment its BYOD strategy with optional included sensors

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What the Hell Is Going On with Healthcare Interoperability?

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) filed its annual year-end report to Congress at the start of 2019.

Understanding 6 trends shaping health care through gastroenterology

KevinMD

If you throw a pebble today, it's likely to land on an article that talks about how artificial intelligence and its brother — machine learning — are changing health care. Yes, I get it broadly. But I was curious to explore how exactly health care's trends are shaping a single medical specialty.

Patients, Health Consumers, People, Citizens: Who Are We In America?

Health Populi

“Patients as Consumers” is the theme of the Health Affairs issue for March 2019.

Algorithm uses smartphone camera, flashlight to spot diabetes

Mobi Health News

The tool considers vascular changes and individual risk data to make its predictions

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Three Challenges You Will Face With Telemedicine

eVisit

As an account executive for eVisit, I have had the privilege of discussing telemedicine with hundreds of CEOs, COOs, CTOs, physicians and providers from all over the United States. This has reinforced my belief that telemedicine is not just the future of medicine, it is medicine.

The truth about artificial intelligence in medicine

KevinMD

For many months, artificial intelligence has been in my peripheral vision, just sitting there, ignored by me because it seemed too far in the future to be interesting now. And then, there were all these terms — Big Data, machine learning, data science — which circled the subject and, frankly, gave me a bit of […]. Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more. Tech Health IT Mobile health Twitter

IHE produces Profiles using FHIR R4 for core functionality

Healthcare Exchange Standards

Released from IHE is an update of 5 Profiles that represent a basic API to health data. The subset of IHE profiles that leverage HL7®FHIR® Release 4. The remainder of the IHE profiles that leverage HL7® FHIR® are expected to be upgraded to FHIR® Release 4 later in 2019.

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AHRQ launches app to help patients preplan questions for doctors

Mobi Health News

The new app, called Question Builder, lets consumers input their health information and then brings up potential questions for them to ask their doctors.

My Introduction to Telehealth at the 2019 TRC Spring Meeting

South Central Telehealth Resource Center

Walking into any large group for the first time can be intimidating as well as exciting – different faces, different personalities, different ideas. And as time goes on, you start to see the deep connections between the group… you start to see where you might have a hopeful future in this group.

Social Determinants of Health: Complete Data for Targeted Care

Perficient

The realization that clinical care alone may not be enough to influence health outcomes has led to an increasing need to understand the impact of social and economic factor on one’s health.

At Mount Sinai, telehealth reduces ER visits and hospitalizations

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The Susan and Leonard Feinstein Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinical Center at Mount Sinai Hospital had been relying on traditional office visits to connect with patients. THE PROBLEM.

Intermountain at Home looks to push the boundaries of tech-enabled virtual care

Mobi Health News

The program uses a mix of home visits and telehealth technologies to bring more services to the home

Basic Provenance Use-cases

Healthcare Exchange Standards

There is a project starting in HL7 to define an Implementation Guide for "Basic Provenance" for use with CDA and FHIR. The motivation for this project, as I understand, is to move the Healthcare industry from providing very little Provenance, to providing Provenance that provides some value.

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Migration from WebSphere Message Broker to IBM Integration Bus

Perficient

Why Integration Bus? Quickly integrates the existing system into a new service. Maintenance is simplified by reducing tight coupling. Flexibility to add, update or replace the system without affecting the consumers. Intelligent workload management. Easily integrated to heterogeneous environment.

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The Relationship Between Enterprise Architecture and DevOps

LeanIX

How do they co-exist? At a glance: "DevOps" (Development + Operations) is an offset of the Agile revolution dedicated to increasing both time-to-market and quality-to-market.

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23andMe launches predisposition test for Type 2 diabetes

Mobi Health News

Reactions to the news are mixed, with some experts saying the test is unlikely to make much of a difference

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Rural Health Professions Training: Teaching Medical Students the Benefits of Telemedicine

Arizona Telemedicine Program

For medical students with the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, weeks of suspense will end on March 15.

Iron Mountain Stops Spreadsheet Madness with a Partner Community

Perficient

Investing In Your Partners Pays Off.

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Three Lessons To Learn From the UConn Health Data Breach

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Ilia Sotnikov, vice president of product management, Netwrix. On February 21, UConn Health reported that personally identifiable information (PII) from 326,000 patients was compromised.

Neuro-rehab digital health company Flint raises $1.72M from NIH

Mobi Health News

The new money will go towards developing and improving the company's FitMi system.

Oncology Telehealth

Telebehavioral Health Institute

How Telehealth is Changing the Field of Oncology Today telemedicine is used throughout the medical field in order to help provide better care to patients. Telemedicine is a fast-growing healthcare segment and is estimated to grow 50 percent annually in … Read more.

Governance in Healthcare: A Growing Need for Reference Mode

Perficient

Of all the governance trends, none is more foundational and critical to the success of the governance program – indeed the organization itself – than the need for accurate, consistent, and relevant models that communicate the meaning, use, and residency of the assets of the enterprise.

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The Improving Picture of Artificial Intelligence In Healthcare

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Ron Soferman, CEO and founder, RSIP Vision.

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BACTrack launches remote monitoring app for alcoholism

Mobi Health News

The $79 to $129-a-month subscription service provides digital accountability for people in recovery

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Samitivej launches multi-service “Virtual Hospital” app in Thailand

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

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Enhancement of performance in Informatica using External Loader

Perficient

Introduction. In this technology driven world, where the world is moving towards AI, machine learning, Internet of Things (IOT) etc. the key entity is data. At present, if technology is a religion then Data is the God!! It is everything and it is present everywhere in different forms.

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What Is “Patient Engagement” and Its Catalyst In the Current Age of Health IT?

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. What does “patient engagement” mean in the current age of health IT?